Events & Meetings

Planning a reunion, graduation party, quinceañera, or other special event? The Best Western Plus Rio Grande Hotel is a favorite venue in the middle of Old Town Albuquerque. Featuring three ballrooms and accommodations for up to 150 guests, the on-site event coordinator works with guests to customize an event to remember. The prime location in the heart of historic Old Town paired with the rustic charm of the authentic property is the perfect setting for your special event.

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A fully customizable menu is available, whether you’re looking for just walking appetizers or a full seated or buffet-style dinner. A variety of local dishes and ingredients are featured, so guests get the full New Mexican experience. The Best Western Plus Rio Grande Hotel also has a permanent, on-site bar with high-quality spirits, wine, and beer for your cocktail hour or full bar throughout the event.

No matter the occasion, guests prefer the Best Western Plus Rio Grande Hotel for special events due to:
  • The historic charm of the Best Western Plus Rio Grande Hotel, including in all four event spaces
  • Free shuttle service to the airport, just 14 minutes away
  • On-site event coordination, from the permanent bar to entertainment booking
  • Special room rates

Just 14 minutes away from Sunport Airport and with a complimentary shuttle, it’s fast and easy to get to this Old Town hotel. Event guests also enjoy special discounts and free parking. An event in Albuquerque is unique, especially when staying in the most authentic and gorgeous district. Old Town makes the perfect destination for special occasions, and the Best Western Plus Rio Grande Hotel is within walking distance from many of the local landmarks.

Throughout the property, the art of David Schumann is highlighted to further heighten the Southwestern ambiance. Enjoy complimentary room set up and breakdown as well as complimentary centerpieces.

If you’re looking for a Southwest-style event with the best on-site coordination, this Old Town hotel has everything guests need for a flawless, beautiful gathering.