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Lodging in Albuquerque, New Mexico

  Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104
Hotel Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  To book your reservations call
1-866-505-7829. Mention The Hearts Center and our group rate of $89 plus tax per night.
Hotel Website:
Directions from the Airport to the Hotel:
  • From Albuquerque International Sunport, go west on Sunport Blvd S.E.
  • Follow signs for I-40, Downtown and Santa Fe.
  • Merge onto I-25 N. Stay on I-25 for 3.6 miles.
  • Exit 226 AB to merge with I-40 West. Continue on I-40 for 2.5 miles.
  • Take Exit 157A.
  • Turn left onto Rio Grande Boulevard.
  • The Hotel Albuquerque is at 800 Rio Grande, a ¼ mile down the road.
Area Map
  For a map of the area:
Airport Shuttle:
  Visit or call 505-883-4966.

Dining in Albuquerque, New Mexico

At the Hotel: Café Plazuela, Hotel Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Café Plazuela
  • Café Plazuela
    Open 6 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Cristobal’s—Fine Dining
    Open 4 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Q Bar—Appetizers
Across the Street:
  • St. Claire Winery—nice place to eat—has some vegetarian options
  • Starbucks
  • Blake’s Lotaburger
One Block Away in Old Town:
  • Church Street Café
  • Hacienda
  • La Placita
  • and others

Lodging in Santa Fe, New Mexico (January 3)

Casa del Toro, Santa Fe, New Mexico Casa del Toro Bed & Breakfast
323 McKenzie
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
If you are planning to go on the side trip to Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe we recommend that you drive up on the afternoon of January 2nd and stay that night at the recommended Casa Del Toro Bed & Breakfast. The visit to Loretto Chapel will be the morning of Janury 3rd—probably around 9:30 a.m.
To book your reservations call 1-866-277-1002 or
Casa del Toro Website:
Directions from Albuquerque:
  • From Albuquerque take Interstate 25.
  • Exit 282 North (St. Francis).
  • Travel 3.75 miles to Alameda. Look for a Burger King/Philips 66 on the corner.
  • Turn right onto Alameda.
  • Travel less than a mile. Turn left on Guadalupe.
  • Pass San Francisco St. and Johnson St.
  • Turn left on Chapelle.
  • Turn left onto McKenzie.
Area Map
For a map of the area: Google Map.
As you enter Casa del Toro, the office/gift shop will be on your left. If the door to Casa del Toro is locked and you have a reservation, find your room keys in an envelope with your name on the envelope in a basket on the porch.