Hotel Howard Johnson Albuquerque Midtown (Albuquerque, USA)

Hotel Howard Johnson Albuquerque Midtown (Albuquerque, USA)

About Howard Johnson Albuquerque Midtown

Howard Johnson Albuquerque Midtown, formerly Plaza Inn, is conveniently situated just minutes away from numerous ABQ attractions, like Albuquerque International Sunport Airport and the University of New Mexico campus. Rooms vary in size and amenity at Howard Johnson Albuquerque Midtown, formerly Plaza Inn, offering large televisions with HDTV, in-room coffee makers and hair dryers. Hotel features comprise free parking and Wi-Fi, a swimming pool, fully-equipped gym, hot tub, a business center, room service, pet-friendly accommodations, and free airport shuttle service. Dine on-site for the daily breakfast or venture out to nearby Artichoke Cafe, The Grove Cafe and Market, Rudy's, 66 Diner, Slate Street Cafe and Taqueria Mexicano, all within a ten-minute drive of the hotel. Don't miss nearby favorites like the Albuquerque Baths, ABQ BioPark Zoo, Old Town Albuquerque, Turquoise Museum, Albuquerque Biological Park, Spaceship House, Roosevelt Park and Albuquerque Convention Center, all within an eight-minute drive of the hotel.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


900 Medical Arts Avenue Northeast, 87102, Albuquerque, USA

Rating overview

  • Location
    Fair  7.2 / 10
  • Rooms
    Okay  6.6 / 10
  • Service
    Good  7.6 / 10

Positive Reviews


Excellent ABQ Location

Situated just minutes away from all the Albuquerque attractions, this is a clean, affordable, family-friendly, no frills locale. Clean inside and out with a very spacious and popular swimming pool (some say it's the biggest indoor pool in Albuquerque) and a lovely hot tub. There's a complimentary breakfast served daily, which normally includes hash browns, biscuits and gravy, and eggs as well as the rest of the expected elements on a continental buffet.


Superb Staff

Helpful and friendly staff are efficient from arrival to departure. Down-to-earth with a southwestern charm all their own - don't hesitate to call the desk or flag someone down if there's anything you need!


Decent, Standard Rooms

You'll get all the basics, such as televisions, refrigerators, microwaves, irons/ironing boards, hair dryers, complimentary toiletries, cozy large beds and stellar views out over the skyline. Nearly every room has an attached balcony for optimal views of sunsets/sunrises.

Negative Reviews


Booking Errors

Some reported significant booking errors which caused them to be without sufficient beds and space and nowhere else to go. It appears that even when you print confirmation codes and proof of reservation receipts, you may still end up without the room/s you booked. Have a backup plan when you're dealing with this place!


Mixed Reviews on the Wi-Fi

Some had excellent Wi-Fi connectivity while others complained it was sporadic and unreliable most of the time - or else entirely down.


Outdated with Issues

The decor is dated, paint is peeling and carpeting needs replaced. The hot water never quite gets hot (usually stays lukewarm for your entire shower) and the televisions get odd reception at times. The elevator is rickety and the pool is often freezing cold. Cigarette smoke sometimes wafts through vents from room to room - not a favorite among non-smokers.

All amenities

Hotel facilities
  1. Business centre
  2. Entrance Hall/lobby
  3. Express check-in
  4. Elevator
  1. Wheelchair accessible
Wellness / Spa
  1. Hot tub
Room facilities
  1. Bathtub (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
Sports facilities
  1. Volleyball
Theme / Type
  1. Convention hotel

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00


900 Medical Arts Avenue Northeast , 87102 , Albuquerque , USA
Telephone: +1(505)8435693 | Fax: +1(505)8436229

Cleanliness policies

  • New safety protocols
  • Safe distance
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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