Located about a 3-minute drive from Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) and a 4-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 25 on-ramp, the Ramada Albuquerque Airport is geared towards air or car travellers who require a hotel with a free breakfast, a free airport shuttle and easy highway access.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk, an in-room safe, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Rooms with a microwave, a mini-fridge and a sitting area with a sofabed are also available. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request and pets are permitted for an additional $10 per pet, per night.
The hotel also offers a seasonal outdoor pool, a hot tub, a business centre, vending machines, free parking and a free hot breakfast. A free airport shuttle is also offered (please contact the hotel for details).
Albuquerque's city centre is roughly a 10-minute drive from the hotel, while Siesta Hills Shopping Center and the University of New Mexico can both be found about 5 minutes away by car. Rio Grande Zoo is a 15-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: September 6, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's value, breakfast, staff and rooms.
Many guests were pleased with the hotel's value. They described the rates as reasonable and low and felt the rates offered good value. They also cited the hotel's free breakfast and free airport shuttle as adding to the hotel's overall worth.
The hotel's breakfast was the source of numerous compliments by reviewers, who described it as excellent, delicious, filling, and well tended, with several hot and cold items and attentive staff.
Several patrons praised the hotel's staff, characterizing them as friendly, professional, efficient and accommodating.
The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by several lodgers. They described their rooms as spacious, clean, well equipped, quiet and well maintained, with comfortable beds. It should be noted, however, that a few reviewers had complaints about their lodgings (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms and noise transfer.
Although several guests were pleased with their clean and spacious rooms, a few reviewers had complaints about their accommodations. They reported old TVs, dated decor, worn carpet, fixtures and furniture and cigarette odours in non-smoking rooms.
A few lodgers complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported noisy in-room air-conditioning units, traffic noise and noise from guests in adjacent rooms.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.8 out of 5 with an 86% recommendation rate from 419 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.2 out of 10 from 104 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #64 of 144 Albuquerque hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 102 reviews.
The author called the hotel on September 6, 2013 to verify some information.