Econo Lodge Old Town
2321 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone: (505) 243-8475
Fax: (505) 243-4205
Albuquerque has a glossy modern feel to it but the city still retains the small town appeal. The city presents a multidimensional diaspora of civilizations with American, English and Hispanic roots. The city carved out of two mountains in the east, offers picturesque landscapes. The Old Town elegantly portrays the historic backdrop of the city and one can't simply miss the charm of museums and old buildings. With a handsome list of quality accommodations and interesting dining options, tourists are assured of a pleasant stay in Albuquerque.
Albuquerque Convention Center is a huge complex covering an area of 600,000 square feet. Be it managerial meetings and conventions, or some joyous celebrations and parties, the meeting rooms and ballrooms at this brilliant convention center is surely a wonderful venue to host important events of all kinds.
The ballroom at the Albuquerque Convention Center is one of the many facilities the center offers. Spread on 31,000 sq.ft, this spacious ballroom is divided in 3 parts, viz. Ballroom A, Ballroom B, Ballroom C. All the three ballrooms feature state of the art facilities and Ballroom C features a cyber cafe as well. The vibrant decor and bright lighting create the right setting for any kind of event, be it a conference or an intimate party.
Travelling around Albuquerque can't be less fun when in the ever quintessential yellow cab. The Yellow Cab Company provides with a good option of moving to and fro within or around the city. To avail the same one simply needs to call and reserve the yellow cab. The fare is moderate but the passenger service is good.
Founded in 1902, Lovelace Medical Center Downtown is the city's first major hospital. The hospital prides itself on combining modern medical care with old-fashioned bedside manner. Specialties include: neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, cardiology, cardiovascular services and oncology.
Valley is one of several pools managed by the City of Albuquerque. Attached to public high schools, their access hours are shared between students and the general public. Valley is rarely busy, so you will usually get a lane to yourself. A "Water Exercise" class, in which an instructor leads the group, is offered for a low cost on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. There are also periodic swimming lessons, aquatic team meetings, scuba lessons and socials. In warm weather, the sides of the building are opened to the air, and there is an outdoor wading pool. – Pip Lustgarten
West Mesa Aquatic Center is the City of Albuquerque's prize swim facility, equipped with 800 stadium seats, an Olympic pool, a movable floor, three diving boards, and two recreation pools with water slides: one inside and one out. In addition to lap swim and recreation hours, a "Water Exercise" class, in which an instructor leads the group, is offered for a low cost on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. "Low Impact", a water exercise class for seniors, is offered Monday through Friday. On Friday nights, admission to West Mesa Aquatic Center is only 50 cents. - Pip Lustgarten
Salón Ortega is a banquet facility in the National Hispanic Cultural Center, located within the History and Literary Arts building. It's perfectly suitable for buffets, receptions, lectures and parties. During spring and summer months, the room can be extended to the central courtyard as well. Wooden-columned ceiling and wooden floor with chandeliers make the space spectacularly different from the other venues in the Center.
National Hispanic Cultural Center offers this huge outdoor events venue that has a capacity of 2,000 people. This is an open air space like an amphitheater or a mini stadium, suitable for the presentation of concerts, festivals and fairs. The Plaza Mayor is a popular venue for celebrations and events throughout Albuquerque. Although not as swanky and high-tech as the other venues of the center, this place holds a charm of its own
Offering the state's only transplant services for heart and lung patients, Presbyterian stays on the leading edge of transplant technique and technology. The OB GYN ward is nationally ranked and its newborn and pediatrics care departments are top rated. Other special services include: Women's Healthcare Center, Eye Center, Joint Replacement Center, Orthopedics, Diagnostic and Therapuetic Cancer Service, Diabetes Education Center.
Housed inside the University of New Mexico, the UNM Continuing Education Conference Center boasts a plush auditorium that seats 650 people and a well-designed stage and seating area. Breakout rooms can be used for lunch breaks or to host a nice party at the end of the event to celebrate. Multimedia connectivity, computer labs, video conferencing, audio visual equipment and parking are some amenities offered at this ever green venue. Check website for more details.
University Stadium is an outdoor football stadium located on the south campus of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. It opened on 17th September 1960 and has a seating capacity of over 38,000.