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Review of Fairfield Inn Albuquerque University Area

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Fairfield Inn Albuquerque University Area
Ranked #72 of 144 Hotels in Albuquerque
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“good stay”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2010

stayed overnight before travelling route 66 to LA. Very friendley reception, polite, we asked for a corner room on upper floor, no probs, had large, clean newly referb room, all amenities, one of the most comfortable beds ever, fluffy towels, ok, bedroom hallways in need of a referb, but hey, this is not the peninsula hong kong, stayed there as well!!! but for very little money we had a clean, safe hotel, grab and run breakfast was fine, no complaints, would stay here again

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank fizzengland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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new mexico
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2009

My Husband and I stayed here December 7th and 8th, our stay was pleasent until, we noticed our room had been cleared out with out our knowledge. Random belongings and toiletries went missing, along with my WEDDING RINGS. The Manager and front desk people were very helpful and seemed to be understanding, but the executive housekeeper seemed to not give it a second thought. We've filed a police report and are hoping that mabey someday someone else won't have to go through the loss of very precious priceless items.
I will never stay there again and recomend that if any of you all out there stay there please keep your valuable possessions on your person at all times!!!!
It's really sickining that people can still keep their jobs and commit a fellony at the same time.

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled on business
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank chasNewMexico
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Texas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2009

We picked this hotel as we arrived in Albuquerque and needed a place to stay for one night before traveling to Phoenix, where we planned to stay at a resort for a week. The Fairfield Inn was o.k. The rooms were o.k. too. The pillows and towel's had a sour smell. The buffett was not good at all. In the name of complimentary breakfast they are serving all expired products. All frozen and refrigerated items are expired on September 18, 2009 and they are still in the freezer for guests on December 2009. All foods milk, yogurt, sausage and biscuits, everything is expired. I doubt whether the breads and other bakery items they lay out are good? Kids are eating those foods they don't even have any concerns. When we informed the front desk person he says, Thank you, I will inform the Manager. They can just provide the room and close the breakfast area if they can't provide a good food. I am not sure how many of them noticed the label before eating anything. I luckily saw that day as I never see these things normally. Hereafter, I am going to notice everywhere. Beware of this place. Please don't stay here. Spread the words.... I am definitely never going back there.

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank Kcaroll
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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2009

We made a reservation based on the location of the hotel. On arrival the receptionist was really rude. He simply didn't talk. He was checking us in whilst being rude down the phone to someone - call it multitasking! The room was very shabby, the keys didn't work, the a/c sounded like a tractor, the fitness center smelt of toilets, there was no service at breakfast, when items ran out there was no more. There was nowhere to sit. Never again!

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank diddlina
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iowa
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2009

We did not have a reservation, but stopped for a room and it was very nice. Staff was very nice and friendly. We had not had supper and asked if we could order out and have it delivered. The desk clerk, looked up the phone number and dialed it for me. Our food was delivered in approximately 15 minutes. Parking was right outside our window in a well lit parking lot. Continental breakfast was very nice, the area was a little cramped and needs to little larger. Overall very pleasant experience.

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Iowa0701
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Willow Grove, PA
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29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2009

On our last day of a 12-day New Mexico vacation, we wanted to stay in Albuquerque in a convenient lodging that would allow us to get to the airport easily for our 6 a.m. flight the next morning. But, we also wanted to stay near the central part of the city so that we could visit Old Town and have dinner in Nob Hill. The Fairfield Inn met all these requirements.

The inn is standard issue low-rise (two floors) hotel, but it is fairly new, it is exceptionally clean, and the rooms are commodious, quiet and pleasant. The bathroom was a little small, but it was very clean and well-stocked.

We asked for an east-facing room when me made reservations so that we would face the courtyard and the enclosed swimming pool rather than the freeway, and the front desk staff got the message and had our room ready when we arrived an hour early. Our room was quiet and the bed was excellent.

When we visited in May, the swimming pool was enclosed and heated. (The enclosure looks like it could be removed in the summer.) The pool area also had a hot tub and a well-equipped fitness center.

Albuquerque is a small city, and few places are very far from the airport. Nevertheless, the hotel's location is excellent (though a tiny bit hard to find; follow the hotel's excellent directions), nestled in the northeast corner of the interchange of I-25 and I-40. It was very easy to get on either freeway to go north-south or east-west, and the airport is only a 10-minute drive south on I-25. Old City is a ten-minute drive west on I-40. Ample parking is free.

The Fairfield is immediately adjacent to a Hilton high rise (in fact, they share the swimming pool), and the Hilton has a restaurant (we did not eat there). The Fairfield Inn provides a free breakfast, but we checked-out too early to sample the fare.

In summary, the hotel provides a very good value in a convenient location. It's nothing fancy, but unless you're trapped in your room by a day-long thunderstorm, who comes to Albuquerque to be cooped up in a hotel room, anyway?

  • Stayed May 2009, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank Scott_McCandless
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Central FL
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56 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2008

convenient location, to airport, interstate, and albuquerque attractions. breakfast was a surprise as it had the traditional bakery, cereal, and drinks.... but also a waffle maker, microwavable breakfast sandwiches, and boiled eggs. we had NO issues wit parking or cleanliness. free USA today each morning... yay!

  • Stayed September 2008, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
Helpful?
Thank Joshgator
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Additional Information about Fairfield Inn Albuquerque University Area

Property: Fairfield Inn Albuquerque University Area
Address: 1760 Menaul Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Region: United States > New Mexico > Albuquerque
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #72 of 144 Hotels in Albuquerque
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fairfield Inn Albuquerque University Area 2.5*
Number of rooms: 188
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