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Old Town Plaza is a short stroll from Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn, and other popular attractions like New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science are within a mile (2 km). This 3-star hotel has 173 guestrooms and offers an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. In the historical district, it's also near Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and ABQ BioPark Zoo.


Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Full breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6 AM to 11 AM.


The 173 rooms are recently renovated and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers. Guests can expect 42-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free local calls, ironing boards, and desks are also available.

Property features

Guests staying at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. There's free parking, as well as a free airport shuttle during limited hours. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include free WiFi in public areas, 3 meeting rooms, and conference space.


  • Walking distance to Old Town Plaza
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn

1015 Rio Grande Blvd Nw Albuquerque NM 87104

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.

This 3-star property offers access to 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 a common area, 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.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Conference space 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 173 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 232 
  • Year Built 1972 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2500 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

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


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

Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn offers 173 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

This Albuquerque hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in February 2015.

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

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.

  • Golfing nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per accommodation, per night (maximum USD 100.00 per stay), plus a deposit of USD 20 per night
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room (up to 40 lb)
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 25 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 5 per person (approximately)
  • Pet deposit: USD 20 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night (maximum USD 100.00 per stay)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Best Western Plus Rio Grande
  • Best Western Plus Rio Grande Albuquerque
  • Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn
  • Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn Albuquerque
  • Best Western Rio Grande
  • Best Western Rio Grande Inn
  • Rio Grande Best Western
  • Best Western Plus Rio Grande Hotel Albuquerque
  • Best Western Albuquerque
  • Albuquerque Best Western

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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