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Guernsey, Channel Islands
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This lovely old building has great (unrenovated) character, super porch and I found the staff helpful and friendly. Don't look in the corners, if you want something perfectly presented then go to a cookie-cutter motel instead...and miss out on the fun. Now I got this querky place, private room shared bathroom, towel and free parking for US$32. Complete bargain, an...

Thank GlynCarre
Salem, Oregon
Reviewed 30 September 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed at Route 66, twice, in September. We found the weekend manager, Jahmar, a most welcoming, interesting, and helpful guy. Both times, we rented a private room, with bathroom. Though a little run-down, the room, the kitchen, and the common room were comfortable. The kitchen featured free coffee, eggs, milk, hot and cold cereal, a gas...

Thank Bluehawkdancing
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This building is old & full of character. The staff was always helpful, and gracious with information & insight. As typical with hostels it's always fun connecting with other visiting from throughout the world. Located just down the street from old town and a short bus ride away from UNM.

Thank RavenSF
Carlsbad, New Mexico
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Friendly, accommodating staff, comfortable rooms. Staff was kind enough to allow us to extend our leave time but recommend extending time to vacate room to 11:30 instead of 10:30. Bathrooms could stand a little polishing with bleach. Recommend staying in rooms away from noisy street.

Thank 709chady
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Not the worst hostel but could definitely be better. It's in a very old house so everything's a bit run down. Beds in dorms are super uncomfortable, no air conditioning and bugs in the kitchen. However there is a decent breakfast included, it's a good location and the guys on the staff are great! Plus it's the only hostel in...

Thank Sorcha F
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Stayed for one night in a pleasantly tiny single room with common bathrooms. Had a good night's sleep after a long drive. Unbeatable price. Very laid-back old hostel, evidently not much upkeep, which I consider positive because too much fussing about renovations and house rules would likely destroy the relaxed atmosphere. Lots of books everywhere, old furniture and miscellaneous decorative...

1Thank NXZ
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This place has serious potential, but feels a bit tired and lazy. The property has everything you'd want in a hostel. It is spacious and in a location that is desirable for getting around the town. The upkeep and energy is poor to mediocre... with more TLC this place could be special. The bunkroom and bathroom are pretty sad and...

2Thank Donkey2016
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Words cannot express my total disappointment with this place... But I will try my best! If I could give it a zero-rating, I would. Seriously. I have traveled and stayed at several hostels, both here in the States and overseas. NEVER have I been so disappointed. Hostels are unique, and always call for some flexible thinking and adjustment to their...

Thank cscapes
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Met the coolest people in this hostel. Really friendly open folk from all different places and backgrounds. Staff were helpful, location was handy. Had somewhere to park my bike which was nice. All in all a cool place and a cool street to stay on

Thank Adam G
Hilo, Hawaii
Reviewed 31 March 2016

I pretty much try to stay in hostels wherever I go. But my last visit here I got the feeling the owners were mocking backpack travelers. The best hostels are simple, clean and bright. This place looks like they have gone out of their way to install curtains that don't fit. My mattress and box spring were mismatched and the...

Thank stormyd215

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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: $65 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Route 66 Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
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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