10 Best Places To Stay In Rio Rancho, New Mexico - Updated 2024

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Sleep in comfort when travelling through New Mexico! With these 10 excellent accommodations, you’re sure to love travel all the more when staying in Rio Rancho.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 21, 2024.

1. Courtyard by Marriott Albuquerque (from USD 212)

Get more bang for your buck when you stay at the Courtyard by Marriott Albuquerque. Featuring cozy amenities like an indoor pool/hot tub combination and an enclosed courtyard, the Courtyard by Marriott Albuquerque is a wonderful place to stay when in Rio Rancho. Just 15 a minute drive from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport and Petroglyph National Monument, the hotel is also conveniently located near the University of New Mexico and Albuquerque’s Downtown. But with the free Wi-Fi access and restaurant conveniently featured on-site, you might never want to leave the hotel.

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Courtyard by Marriott Albuquerque

Wifi Available

Address: 5151 Journal Center Boulevard
2.36 km (1.5 mi) from Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms

2. Peace and quiet in Paradise Hills (from USD 83)

Enjoy the comforts of home at this spacious studio apartment (over 700 sq. ft/ 65 sq. m) in Paradise Hills. Fully equipped with a kitchen, a separate entrance from the main house, parking, and great hosts, you’ll find everything you need to enjoy your stay in Rio Rancho. During your stay, relax on the patio and watch the native and migratory birds make their way over the famous Albuquerque sunsets. If you’re travelling with an extra set of wheels, don’t fret: the house comes with a ramp for wheelchair access. With the entire apartment available to guests, including a fully stocked kitchen, games, cards, toys for the kids, and Wi-Fi, you’ll vacation comfortably in Paradise Hills.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
8.29 km (5.2 mi) from Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
134 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfy and the amenities were nice
everything was clean everything worked well (including the wifi) and there were nice touches like coffee
charming comfortable space with every convenience and special touches
comfortable beds a cute kitchen with plenty of cooking amenities and a nice clean bathroom with toiletries
liked the netflix option on tv
everything was very clean and organized
very clean well equipped
it was clean quiet and private
the space was super clean and really well equipped
mary's place was very clean comfortable and cozy
mary was a great host
mary is a gracious host with a lovely home
mary was a great host who communicated quickly
mary and sal are both welcoming hosts available for questions and conversation
mary was very helpful and available
we enjoyed the location quiet and central
even though the location is farther from downtown we thought it was still very easy to get there
great quiet neighborhood yet still close enough to anything you might need
great place to just get away from it all
this is an awesome place to stay and wonderfully located
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3. Quiet North Valley two room suite (from 50 USD)

Live like a local in this quiet adobe, conveniently located only three miles (4.8 km) from Balloon Fiesta Park. This quiet suite is perfect for a romantic retreat, equipped with a private courtyard, a French door entry point, and a comfy Queen bed. If you love the outdoors, you’ll love this suite, located just half a mile (0.8 km) from fun walking paths at the Rio Grande Bosque. While the suite is secluded, plenty of stores and restaurants are nearby for your vacationing pleasure.

Quiet North Valley Two Room Suite

Price: from 50 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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4. Beautiful, family-friendly home located near historic Corrales Village (from 83 USD)

Formerly a model home, this upgraded house makes the perfect extended vacation rental when visiting New Mexico. Thanks to four bedrooms and two and a half baths, nine travelers can comfortably call this place home during vacation. Outside, you will find majestic views of the Sandia Mountains, and the Rio Grande River is an easy, one mile (1.6 km) walk away. Stay during the Balloon Fiesta, and a balloon might land right behind the house! Inside, enjoy the traditional kiva fireplace, patio access, a gourmet kitchen, and a master bedroom with an en suite bathroom. All this and so much more awaits when you stay at this beautiful, family-friendly home!

Beautiful, Family- Friendly Home Located Near Historic Corrales Village

Price: from 83 USD

Number of Guests: 10

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5. Inn at Rio Rancho Hotel (from USD 53)

Featuring a seasonal outdoor pool & hot tub, and serving daily continental breakfast, the Inn at Rio Rancho Hotel is perfect for guests looking for an affordable hotel experience. Just 12 miles (19 km) away from the center of Albuquerque, you can relax out of the hustle and bustle, while remaining connected. Relax and unwind on the Inn at Rio Rancho Hotel’s grounds—5 acres (2 hectares) of trees and green. With free Wi-Fi, cable TV with HBO film channels, and a desk and seating area in every room, the Inn at Rio Rancho Hotel is a great place to stay when visiting New Mexico.

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Howard Johnson Rio Rancho/ Albuquerque North

3.05 User Rating

Address: 1465 Rio Rancho Dr Se
7.31 km (4.6 mi) from Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum

6. Hammond Bosque Adobe

Stay in this historic Hammond Bosque Adobe for a quiet, peaceful vacation. Set in the Corrales Bosque, a fertile area near the Rio Grande, the Hammond Bosque Adobe is a beautiful home dating back to the late 1800s. In the guest bedroom, you will find a queen bed, HDTV, a stereo, coffee services, and a mini-fridge, with your private bathroom just steps away. During your stay, be sure to explore the labyrinth the backyard, previously a part of the Serenity Gardens Spa. Less than 5 miles from the Balloon Fiesta Park, commuting to events is easy, even on the busiest event days. You might even see, and possibly converse with, balloon pilots who waft over the Corrales area and land nearby. Before heading out to explore Albuquerque, be sure to ask your hosts, Jim and Barbara, for winery and concert recommendations.

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Corrales, New Mexico, United States
3.91 km (2.5 mi) from Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
72 reviews  
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
coffee and croissants in the morning and a cafe table in the courtyard to sit at and enjoy them
the memory foam mattress was super cozy
the coffee croissants and peach marmalade for breakfast was a nice touch
the room had a fan and it helped after the rain came through and cooled things off
the bed had a memory foam mattress that was great for sleep
a very clean place to stay
it was clean and comfortable
the bathroom was sparkling clean with fresh towels hand towels and lovely linen towels if you prefer
room and bathroom was also very clean
the place was a neat quiet and very clean
the hosts were great
jim was a great host
jim was such a pleasant host
they both were great hosts throughout our stay
jim is a friendly guy who was very helpful
location was great too
the location is also nice
everything including the location is outstanding
great location for rio rancho
very nice cozy place a good bargain centrally located in corrales
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7. Adobe Casita, secluded and serene (from USD 70)

Absorb total zen when you stay at this adobe casita. Once a meditation hall, this little building retains much of its peacefulness, for you to enjoy during your stay. Plenty of sunlight, grass, trees, flowers, rabbits, and birds are to be found at this adobe casita, perfect for enjoying New Mexico’s nature. Inside you will find a comfy bed, a reading nook, and a patio table with amazing mountain views. The adobe’s kitchenette includes a sink, microwave, coffee maker, and electric hot plate, perfect for making a tasty breakfast before a day on the town.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
1.03 km (0.7 mi) from Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
403 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heater kept it warm in there and the ceiling fan kept the warmth circulating
the bed was very comfortable and the amenities were great
cool literally; there's an efficient quiet air conditioner that provided welcome relief from the hot day
cozy quiet secure and secluded
great bed with 100% cotton sheets (which are a luxury these days in airbnbs it seems)
very clean spacious and quiet
beautiful adobe casita clean and private
loved this place everything was clean and organized
really beautiful space that has a wonderful coziness about it very clean she sheets smelled so fresh
leslie's casita was quaint clean and stylish
the host is very friendly and knowledgeable about the area
she was so helpful and willing to accommodate us
the hosts are kind and very hospitable
leslie was a great host
leslie was a great host
leslie has a super cute place in a great location
leslie's place was cute and cozy
super beautiful and amazing location
great location to rest and to play
close to so many great things as well
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Stay in Rio Rancho!

Don’t let choosing a place to stay ruin your entire trip. From secluded casitas and peaceful lofts, to classy hotels, Rio Rancho will keep you in comfort as you travel through the Land of Enchantment.

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