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Get an overview of this hotel3-star family-friendly hotel near Old Town Plaza


This family-friendly Albuquerque hotel is located in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of Nizhoni Gallery and Old Town Plaza. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and Indian Pueblo Cultural Center are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas is provided, as well as free self parking, a free airport shuttle, and free train station pick-up. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a spa tub are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 173 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with satellite channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Other amenities available to guests include room service, free weekday newspapers, and free local calls.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn provides a spa tub and a fitness center. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 2500 square feet (232 square meters) include conference space. This family-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, coffee/tea in the lobby, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. An area shuttle within 1 mi and a roundtrip airport shuttle during limited hours are complimentary for guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2500 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 232 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 173 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1972 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6 AM and 11 AM.

Albuquerque Bar and Grill - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at Midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 40

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night (maximum USD 100.00 per stay)
  • Pet deposit: USD 20 per night
  • Deposit: USD 25 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport and train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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