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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 November 2015

People - good; location - acceptable if you have a car ; price - acceptable ; condition of the building - really, really tired and dark . My first impression of the inside of the house was that it was very dark with too many tiny rooms narrow hallways and creaking floors. Maybe like going to your great aunts house...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I stayed in a private room and ensuite bathroom. Four to five people could have slept in my room with me. My bed was comfortable and the hot shower was welcome. The windows were open when I arrived and stayed open while I was there, allowing me to enjoy the clean New Mexico air. Check-in and check-out were easy and...

Thank Cintura25
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I don't think that I have ever had a better adventure than here. I have been hosteling for more than 30 years and to find this "gem" in Abq was wonderful. The staff is friendly, the house was clean, very welcoming, the price is just great for a single, right on the bus line and very close to downtown (3...

Thank michael c
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Let me start off by saying I didn't particularly enjoy Albuquerque as a whole - I didn't feel safe, and my travel plans got screwed around by delays with the Amtrak/Greyhound. The Route 66 Hostel, while close to the Amtrak/Greyhound, didn't feel like it was in a very nice area, and on my first night in the Hostel, the other...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 September 2015

I booked in to this place with a back up plan to stay elsewhere, based on previous tripadvisor reviews, but was pleasantly surprised in just about every aspect. The lounge dining and kitchen areas were great. Books on shelves everywhere - cool. Staff helpful and friendly. Very handy having the laundrette across the road. I would stay here again for...

1Thank Ranui T
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 16 September 2015

It's a good location, and great value for the price. Having the right expectation is important, hence you'll be disappointed if you're looking for an amenities like that of a hotel. It is an old building and amenities are not new, but it feels cosy, and I like the fact that there's a kitchen where you can make your meals....

1Thank Renee_L14
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This was definitely one of the coolest atmospheres I've experienced in a hostel before. The staff is very welcoming and the sense of community with them and the other guests is exactly what you'd want from a hostel. I felt safe staying here. It was an awesome value for our money. But parking is very limited! Be prepared to park...

Thank katytate13
Livingston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Hostel is fine for staying at, gives a place to sleep and seemed safe enough for us when wandering around the place. Good location between old town and new town all in walking distance. Pthe hostel could do with a good bit of maintenance, however, was clean enough for showering eating etc. Just appears grubby looking. Would stay again if...

Thank Graemorgan
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Pros Downtown on Route66 Friendly and knowledgeable staff Free breakfast Solid Wifi Amazing value for ABQ Cons It's outdated but work is ongoing and visible daily Bed was tiny in the private room and so was the room - avoid this so... be real, this is a budget hostel in a great city inbetween Old Town and downtown. it's not...

Thank AndrewW1984
Central Coast
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We really loved staying at the Route 66 Hostel. We stayed 2 different nights - one on our way to Texas and then again on the way back. I preferred the Euro Room upstairs - #7. I was treated to a beautiful sunrise and hot air balloons practicing for the Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Festival. Great room! We stayed in...

Thank Keeponmovin6

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Route 66 Hostel in Albuquerque New Mexico provides budget accommodations for travelers and students. We have a selection of private rooms and also ladies and mens dorm rooms. A breakfast is included in the rate, and we have wifi in the common areas. Located on historic Route 66, between the lively downtown district and the Old Town spanish plaza, it makes visiting the city a breeze. The University of New Mexico is just a few miles from the hostel. You can walk to the bus and train station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Route 66 Hostel

Address: 1012 Central Avenue SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Region: United States > New Mexico > Albuquerque
Price Range: RM216 - RM269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Route 66 Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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Route 66 International Hotel Albuquerque
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“No good rooms if you want something clean and bright.”
SusanVancver, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room away from the street.”
Bluehawkdancing, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from noisy street”
709chady, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Always get a single room, just watch the stairs.”
michaelcM3622AM, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Room 6 was good - the bathroom is right next door.”
RanuiT, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
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