Albuquerque, also known as “Duke City” is the largest city in the state of New Mexico and the only de facto urban area of the state having a mixed metropolitan population and culture. The city offers exciting attractions that include cultural events, festivals, unique sceneries and outdoor adventures as well as a fantastic range of accommodation options from log cabins with hot tubs to jacuzzi hotels to cheaper budget accommodation. The Old Town is located at the center of the city, which has nice sightseeing areas. There are several museums located near the Old Town plaza. Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is the world’s largest international ballooning event and the largest annual event in North America as well. Many local companies arrange for the balloon rides for visitors. If you are interested in balloon ride, you can contact one of them in advance.
Most of the hotels in Albuquerque come under mid-range class, so there is a shortage in budget hotels during the balloon festival in the month of October. The airport hotels in Albuquerque are comparatively less expensive than the other airport hotels in many cities.
The Radisson Hotel Albuquerque is one of the budget hotels located in the Midtown business district, and although it’s not necessarily known for having hot tub suites, it’s still a quality hotel. The hotel property has a 26,000-square-foot indoor water park with various water-play features, flexible meeting rooms, banquet space and complimentary 24-hour shuttle service for airport transportation. You can have delicious food in the Southwestern-style restaurant and enjoy live music at the hotel lounge. There is a full bar in the lounge that also serves light meals and snacks.
The Radisson Hotel Albuquerque has 312 guestrooms (non-smoking only) with great mountain views. All the rooms have double beds and the room amenities include light-colored wooden furniture, signature bedding, complimentary wireless high-speed internet access, television with cable channels and pay movies.
The Marriott Albuquerque Pyramid North is another good hotel located in the business district near Balloon Fiesta Park. This hotel is little more expensive than The Radisson Hotel Albuquerque. However, it comes under mid-range class and has a few jacuzzi tubs. The 3 star hotel property offers indoor and outdoor swimming pools, spa, fitness center, business center with modern amenities, small meeting rooms and conference rooms with audio-visual equipments and complimentary onsite parking facility. The hotel has 310 non-smoking guestrooms that feature premium bedding, Flat-panel televisions with premium channels, wired and wireless internet access, complimentary toiletries in the bathrooms etc.