HOWARD JOHNSON RIO RANCHO

1465 Rio Rancho Dr. Se, Rio Rancho, NM 87124 United States (USA)
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2.0 Star Suburban Hotel in Sandoval County
35.23317 -106.65837
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3.0/ 5

Based on 121 guest reviews

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  • Has an outdoor pool!
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 18.7%!
  • 118 rooms in property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Check-out: 12
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • 8 conference rooms in property

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Check Rates1 King Bed Room with Free Continental Breakfast Free
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Check Rates1 Queen Bed Room with 2 Murphy Bed Freecontinental
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Local Attractions

Attractions: Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Park and Museum, Casinos, Quality Golf Courses, Albuquerque Rio Grande Zoo, Historic Route 66, Santa Fe Plaza and Old Town Albuquerque, Sandia Peak Aerial Tram, Albuquerque Petroglyphs, National Atomic Museum, Multiple Art and History Museums, Santa Ana Star Center, Pueblo Indian Cultural Center and Turquoise Museum.Area Businesses: Intel, Hewlett Packard, Sprint and Bank of America and Film Studios.

Verified Reviews of Howard Johnson Rio Rancho

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Average Stay"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
The hotel was in a very good location to the gym with a lot of places to eat nearby.
(Group coordinator, booked 15 rooms), from US flag
29-Apr-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Apr 25 to Sun Apr 27 2014 at a $48.00 group rate.
Response from Management on 09-Oct-2014:
Thank you for your review!

Customer Reviews of Howard Johnson Rio Rancho

3.0 out of 5.Based on 121 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

Located in the heart of the Land of Enchantment, this landmark & historic property is only 12 miles northwest of Downtown Albuquerque and close to an extensive number of area attractions and businesses. All of our property provides a complimentary expanded continental breakfast. Our tastefully appointed rooms have king or queen beds with most modern conveniences, including high speed wireless internet access, free local and 800 calls, cable TV with HBO, voice-mail, workstation and a public business center. We are also “pet friendly.” Most rooms even have a refrigerator and/or microwave. Picture, if you will… our serene 2-acre courtyard-a hidden garden so to speak, with acres of grass, tall ponderosa pines, cottonwoods, a picturesque gazebo and a variety of floral and even a few resident Cooper Hawks. The courtyard also includes a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a picturesque gazebo, and your memories are sure to last. This all awaits you and your family at the Howard Johnson Rio Rancho.With multiple and variable conference rooms and a stunning grand ballroom, all totaling over 7,000 square feet, The Howard Johnson Rio Rancho is the perfect place to hold your meetings, reunions, weddings, and formal events featuring many delectable meal and food and beverage options. Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a coffee break, you will be delighted with our service, select, and taste.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3
Check Out:12
Year of Last Renovation:2008
Floors:2
Rooms:118
Corridors:All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:118
Handicap Rooms:2
Suites:1
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:8 View Spaces
Meeting Space:7000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 300 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:0.3 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:4
Pool Info:
Large seasonal outdoor pool open 10am - 10 pm
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
6pm day before arrival for individual reservations.2 weeks for groups.
Nightly Parking:0
Typical Group Deposit:25%
Total Taxes:12.14%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.44%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.44%
Audio Visual Tax: 7.44%
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge:22.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge:22.00%
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:15.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:15.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:16.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:16.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:15.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:25.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:23.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost:15.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost:15.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:25.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 2.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
$15.00 per pet per day, with credit card required for deposit. Pet must be in a crate during housekeeping services and must not be left unattended.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • 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 - Free HBO
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Albuquerque SunPort Int'l Airport (ABQ)- 15 miles away. Taxi services available.

Local Shuttle Info: Hotel Shuttle available upon request w/limited local availability Airport charges apply

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Our complimentary Rise & Dine breakfast boasts freshly brewed coffee, hot & cold teas and fresh fruit juices, baked pastries, muffins and bread selection, as well as an array of hot and cold cereals, waffles and sausage provide a great combination of traditional breakfast items for a fast & relaxing breakfast experience!

About Howard Johnson

  • Rise and Dine breakfast offering coffee, fruit juices, and baked goods
  • In-room coffee and High speed internet access in every room
  • Pet friendly at participating locations
  • Home Office Rooms ideal for business travelers which includes a work desk and a comfortable chair with a refrigerator and microwave

The Howard Johnson highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Best Western Rio Rancho Inn, Inn at Rio Rancho, Rio Rancho Inn & Conference Center

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Howard Johnson Rio Rancho

Rate fluctuations of Howard Johnson Rio Rancho

The chart above shows seasonality of prices for both our group prices and the best individual traveler rates our system could find at the time the group/meeting bid was submitted. The best group/meeting discount shown is 45.5% in July 2013 and the highest average individual rate is $100 in the month of October 2015. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Howard Johnson Rio Rancho in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Howard Johnson Rio Rancho

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Howard Johnson Rio Rancho.

Feel free to use the Howard Johnson Rio Rancho meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Rio Rancho 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
(sqft.)
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
Ballroom75 x 63 x 124725250/--200250100135100--/--330----
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Ballroom

The Howard Johnson Rio Rancho offers approx 4,700 sq ft of Grand Ballroom which may be divided into (3)equal sections: The Rio Rancho room, The Taos room, The Sante Fe room, plus a total of (4) breakout rooms including: The Paradise room, The Saratoga room, The Sunset room, The Sunset II room, each room comfortably accommodating up to (50) guests. Pricing may be negotiable with minimum (F & B) purchases and party size. Over 7,000 sq ft total Event space available!
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
4725 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
75 x 63 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
19
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.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$1800.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1800.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$1800.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
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Santa Fe
63 x 25 x 12157560/----753845----/--112----
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Santa Fe

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1575 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
63 x 25 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
19
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$600.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
Taos
63 x 25 x 12157560/----753845----/--112----
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Taos

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1575 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
63 x 25 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
12
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$600.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
Rio Rancho
63 x 25 x 12157560/----753845----/--112----
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Rio Rancho

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1575 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
63 x 25 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
12
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$600.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
Sunset29 x 27 x 12783--/48--301922----/--50----
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Sunset

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
783 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
29 x 27 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
0
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
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
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$200.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$300.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$200.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
Saratoga I & II38 x 16 x 12608--/24--301517----/--40----
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Saratoga I & II

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
608 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
38 x 16 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
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
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$75.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$125.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$75.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
Paradise Room35 x 15 x 8525--/40322512--12--/--50----
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Paradise Room

The Paradise room is located adjacent to the hotel lobby is well lit and includes natural sunlight. A 40" flatscreen TV is wall mounted and room also includes secure hard-wired internet services.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
525 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
35 x 15 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
4
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
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
Half Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$175.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$100.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
Photo of Paradise Room

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