Located just off Interstate 25 and a 10-minute drive from Albuquerque's city centre, the Baymont Inn and Suites Albuquerque is geared towards car travellers who require an economical hotel with a free breakfast, an outdoor pool and easy highway access near the city's centre.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a living area and sofabed are also available. The hotel offers wheelchair-accessible rooms as well as smoking and non-smoking rooms.
Hotel amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness room, meeting/conference space, a business centre, vending machines, guest laundry, free parking, a free breakfast and free breakfasts to-go. Pets are permitted for an additional $10 per pet, per day.
Balloon Fiesta Park can be found about 8 minutes away by car, while Far North Shopping Center is a 6-minute drive away. The University of Phoenix - New Mexico Campus is roughly a 7-minute drive from the hotel and Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) is a 12-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $10/pet/night, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: October 28, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rates, rooms and breakfast.
Many reviewers praised the hotel's staff, characterizing them as friendly, helpful with directions and accommodating.
Numerous patrons were pleased with the hotel's rates. They described them as reasonable, inexpensive, budget friendly and excellent.
The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by several guests. They described their rooms as clean, quiet and spacious, with comfortable beds and linens and great views of Balloon Fiesta Park. A few lodgers were disappointed with aspects of their rooms, however (see below).
Several travellers complimented the hotel's free breakfast. They described it as good and plentiful, with ample seating, a clean dining area and fantastic coffee.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms.
Although several reviewers were pleased with their quiet and spacious rooms, a few guests had complaints. They reported small and worn bathrooms, dated decor, worn carpets, inefficient air conditioning and some cleaning issues.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4 out of 5 with an 89% recommendation rate from 174 reviews.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4 out of 5 from 170 reviews.TripAdvisor.com
guest reviews ranked the hotel #60 of 144 Albuquerque hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 135 reviews.
The author called the hotel on October 28, 2013 to verify some information.