Oyster knows what travelers look for in their hotels. When we review properties around the world, we evaluate how every feature stacks up against the competition, from the rooms to the pools to the restaurants. So if you're planning a trip with the kids and need a place to start, you've come to the right place. Take a look at our top picks for families in Albuquerque, and get inspired!
This upscale, sprawling resort on the Santa Ana Pueblo reservation is a great choice for families. There are three heated pools (one with a water slide), a kids' club, loaner bicycles for exploring the property, a basketball court, and numerous tennis courts. Its gorgeous natural setting under vivid blue skies offers panoramic views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and on-site trails lead directly to the Rio Grande. Rooms are spacious and some have two double beds. Cribs are available upon request.
This 295-room Sheraton high-rise is located in the trendy Uptown district, close to shopping and restaurants. The hotel has contemporary interiors: There's a hip lobby lounge, a spacious business center with big computer monitors, and clean rooms with white bedding and dark wood furniture. Some of the east-facing rooms have excellent views of the mountains. Cribs and rollaway beds are available, as are two-room suites. Families will likely appreciate the circular indoor pool and whirlpool.
The Residence Inn Albuquerque North is a mid-range option offering more space than its competitors. Rooms are ideal for families, with full kitchens, dining areas, work desks, and living rooms. Inviting interior spaces have a clean, modern look and are complete with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Additional perks include a heated pool and a basketball/tennis court. Located in north Albuquerque, this hotel is a great pick for the annual Balloon Fiesta held nearby.