BEST WESTERN PLUS RIO GRANDE INN

1015 Rio Grande Blvd. Nw, Albuquerque, NM 87104 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
3.0 Star Downtown Hotel in Bernalillo County
35.10373 -106.67094
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4.0/5

Based on 1882 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Avg. Group Discount of 18.6%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 173 rooms in property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • 4 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Albuquerque Museum of Art & History American International Rattlesnake Museum Albuquerque Zoo and Aquarium Explora! Science Center and Children's Museum Historic Old Town Plaza Indian Pueblo Cultural Center New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science Turquoise Museum

Customer Reviews of Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn

4.0 out of 5. Based on 1882 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Situated in an area rich with heritage, culture and art, your attendees will be delighted with our hotel's vibrant architecture reflective of the Southwest. The Rio Grande Inn proudly displays the talent of local artists featuring handcrafted Southwestern Style furniture, lighting, and art in all 173 guest rooms and throughout the hotel. We're located in the Historic Old Town District with over 150 unique shops, restaurants, and art galleries nestled around the Albuquerque Plaza. Includes hot breakfast.

Green Sustainability

Xeriscape, Low-Flow Toilets, Towel Re-use Program

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 4
Rooms: 173
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 173
Handicap Rooms: 6
Suites: 2
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 4 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 2639 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 220 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 4PM-10PM
Pool Info:
Heated outdoor pool open year round from 7am to 10pm.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual- 24 Hours Prior/One night's room/tax Group- 30 Days Prior/One night's room/tax
Nightly Parking: Comp
Typical Group Deposit: 500
Total Taxes: 13.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax: 13.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 7.00%
Porterage Fee: 5.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 21.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 21.00%
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 14.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 12.50 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 25.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 25.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 5.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 5.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 26.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 2.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Dogs allowed with Restrictions Limited Dog Rooms/$20 Non-Refundable Pet Fee per Day/$100 Max per Stay


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Complimentary shuttle service to and from the Albuquerque International Airport from 7am till 10pm.

Local Shuttle Info: Complimentary shuttle service to and from nearby attractions including five museums, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque Zoo and Aquarium and the Railrunner.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast Information

Complimentary hot breakfast off limited menu.

About Best Western Plus

  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk
  • Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available
  • FREE high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Breakfast is available

The Best Western Plus highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn

The chart above shows seasonality of prices for both our group quotes and the best individual traveler rates our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was entered. The best group deal shown is 33.4% in November 2016 and the highest average individual rate is $162 in the month of April 2017. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn.

Feel free to use the Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Albuquerque event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
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Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Rio Grande Ballroom 91 x 29 x 8 2639 --/220 -- 110 63 75 63 16/13 293 264 264
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Rio Grande Ballroom

The Rio Grande Ballroom is conveniently located within the Inn. A permanent handcrafted bar stocked with essential wine, beer, and spirits. Artist David Schumann’s southwest drawings that adorn the walls ensure an authentic New Mexican event.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2639 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
91 x 29 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Sandia Room
41 x 26 x 8 1066 --/89 -- 44 26 30 26 7/5 118 107 107
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Sandia Room

The Sandia Room is conveniently located within the Inn. Artist David Schumann’s southwest drawings that adorn the walls ensure an authentic New Mexican event.
Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1066 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
41 x 26 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Manzano Room
29 x 28 x 8 812 --/68 -- 34 19 23 19 5/4 90 81 81
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Manzano Room

The Manzano Room is conveniently located within the Inn. Artist David Schumann’s southwest drawings that adorn the walls ensure an authentic New Mexican event.
Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
812 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
29 x 28 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Zia Room
27 x 28 x 8 756 --/63 -- 31 18 22 18 5/4 84 76 76
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Zia Room

The Zia Room is conveniently located within the Inn. A permanent handcrafted bar stocked with essential wine, beer, and spirits. Artist David Schumann’s southwest drawings that adorn the walls ensure an authentic New Mexican event.
Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
756 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
27 x 28 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Photo of Zia Room

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