10 Best Places to Rest Your Head Before Catching Your Flight

There are many Albuquerque hotels within close proximity to the Sunport Airport, such as the Hyatt Place or Homewood Suites by Hilton, all providing quick and easy shuttle service.  Whether coming to the Land of Enchantment for business or pleasure, there are many hotel options for the family traveling with children or the business traveler, with amenities to suit both.  Visitors will be glad to know the prices of the airport hotels in Albuquerque are quite reasonable to fit most budgets.

The hotels near the Albuquerque International Sunport have the added advantage of being close to all the university sport stadiums, along with the Isotopes baseball stadium and the University of New Mexico campus itself.  Downtown and the historic Old Town is a short cab ride away, as is the ABQ BioPark and the Museum of Art and Natural History Museum.

The airport is also close to the Sandia National Labs and Kirtland Airforce Base.  Championship golf courses are nearby and breathtaking views of the Sandia Mountains can be seen, espeicially from the higher floors, such as at the Sheraton Albuquerque Airport or the Hilton Garden Inn.

When staying in Albuquerque, it's always a tough decision whether to get an east-facing room with a mountain view, or a west-facing room with a view of the Rio Grande valley, the extinct volcanos and the gorgeous New Mexico sunsets.  The following list will help guide you through some of the best airport hotel options, complete with views and much more.

La Quinta Inn Albuquerque Airport


At the La Quinta Inn Albuquerque Airport, you'll find newly renovated rooms, with new flat screen tvs with an Easy Access Plug-and-Play feature, which will make easier connecting for the gamers. A stone's throw to the terminal, the La Quinta is...  Read More

Days Inn Suites Airport Albuquerque


Children 17 and under stay free at the Days Inn and Suites Airport Albuquerque. A non-smoking hotel, each room comes with free wi-fi, refrigerator and microwave. Receiving four star reviews, the Days Inn supports New Mexico's environment,...  Read More

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Albuquerque Airport - Univ. Area
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Walk into a high-ceilinged spacious lobby at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites at the Albuquerque Airport and you'll want to plop down in one of the many comfy chairs there. After a long day of travel, you'll enjoy a drink at the Vertigo Lounge...  Read More

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Albuquerque
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The Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham near the Albuquerque Airport offers complimentary shuttle service 7 AM to 11 PM. Business travelers, take advantage of the free fax, copying and printing service. The friendly staff at the Hawthorn can assist...  Read More

Hilton Garden Inn Albuquerque Airport
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Awarded the 2012 TripAdvisor Certificate of Exellence Award for achieving outstanding traveler reviews, the Hilton Garden Inn is a great choice with a prime location, just a minute from the terminal. Providing rooms and suites with combined or...  Read More



The Staybridge Suites at the Albuquerque Airport is an upscale all-suites hotel, featuring the usual amenities plus some nice extras. Families will like the outdoor pool (complete with barbeque grills), recreation and sports court or the home...  Read More

Homewood Suites by Hilton Albuquerque Airport


Homewood Suites by Hilton Albuquerque Airport is an all-suite hotel, offering studio, one and two bedroom units. Families will enjoy settling in to this home away from home, as each unit has a full sized refrigerator and hardwood floors in the...  Read More

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Albuquerque Airport


Use your Marriott Rewards points to stay at the conveniently located Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott. Close to both the airport and also the athletic sports stadiums, the Fairfield provides easy access to all. A complimentary hot...  Read More



At the Hyatt Place Albuquerque Airport, complimentary seems to be the key word for making your stay easier and more enjoyable. Complimentary wifi, breakfast, newspaper, parking, in room safes and fitness center are just some of the items...  Read More

Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel
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The Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel is proud to announce its $14 million transformation. In this high rise building, it would be hard to choose whether to get an east facing mountain view room or one to the west, where you can catch the...  Read More


Meet Jennifer Boren

A native of Oklahoma, by way of New Mexico and now Utah, Jennifer Boren makes her home in Salt Lake City.  A total lover of Park City, she spends many weekends there, especially in the...  More About Jennifer