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AFMX 2023 is excited to announce Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites as our Host Hotel for this year's festival. 


222 Central Ave. SE, Albuquerque, NM, 87102

Phone: (505) 808-1041


Located in the Huning Highland Historic District of Albuquerque, all guestrooms feature room service (during limited hours), towels, and bed sheets.


With a stay at Hilton Garden Inn Albuquerque Downtown, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Balloon Fiesta Park and Sunshine Theater. This hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from University of New Mexico and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Old Town Plaza.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
Sunshine Theater - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Albuquerque Convention Center - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
KiMo Theater - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Fresenius Medical Care at Lovelace Medical Center - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Holocaust & Intolerance Museum of New Mexico - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Albuquerque Civic Plaza - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
El Rey Theater - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Fresenius Medical Care at Heart Hospital Of New Mexico - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
University of New Mexico - 1.6 km / 1 mi
ABQ BioPark Zoo - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Institute of Meteoritics Meteorite Museum - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
National Hispanic Cultural Center - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
University of New Mexico Art Museum - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Popejoy Hall - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Tricklock Company - 2.5 km / 1.6 mi

The nearest major airport is Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi. Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Enjoy the recreation opportunities such as a fitness center or make use of other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access. Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite. Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Garden Grille Restaurant & Bar

The Garden Grille & Bar serves a wide selection of traditional and regional favorites. Start your morning with a hearty American breakfast or opt for lighter continental-style fare. At the end of the day, relax and unwind with a glass of wine or cocktail in our cozy full service bar, while enjoying our signature light bites and entrees.


330 Tijeras Ave. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 302-6930
Toll-free: (800) 619-5632


The 20-story Clyde Hotel will undergo renovation to offer business and leisure travelers a place of connection, comfort, and engagement at the heart of downtown. In addition to the 382 guest rooms and suites with views of the city and the Sandia Mountains, The Clyde offers a rooftop pool with hot tubs, a 24-hour fitness center, more than 30,000 square feet of function space, a full-service business center, a contemporary wedding chapel, complimentary Wi-Fi, valet and secured self-parking, and more.

125 2nd St. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87102
Phone: (505) 242-9090
Once the tallest building in Albuquerque, Hotel Andaluz Albuquerque, Curio Collection by Hilton was the fourth hotel by Conrad Hilton, built in 1939. Set in the heart of downtown, our meticulously restored, Four Diamond Award-winning and Gold LEED Certified hotel is close to top attractions, events and the Sandia Mountains. Unwind in our stylish guest rooms, featuring unique artwork from around the world and Spanish-inspired design. Explore the combination of artistry and flavor for a unique dining experience at MÁS Tapas y Vino. Sip a signature cocktail while enjoying live entertainment at Ibiza Urban Rooftop Lounge, featuring views of the Sandia Mountains and downtown Albuquerque.


2000 Bellamah Ave. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104

Hotel: 505-246-9989
Reservations: 1-855-997-8208

Situated in the heart of Albuquerque in the Historic Old Town and new urban Sawmill districts, Hotel Chaco is a AAA 4 diamond boutique hotel in Albuquerque that beckons luxury travelers seeking authentic experiences. Hotel Chaco is the most distinct hotel in all of New Mexico.  

The unique room layouts are designed by world-famous architecture firm Gensler and feature authentic interior design with the best collection of contemporary Native American New Mexican artists on display. Hotel Chaco’s pale stone masonry facade and wooden accents are designed to work with the warm, dry climate of the Southwest and are reminiscent of architectural elements found at Chaco Canyon and in New Mexico.



800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104

Hotel: 505.843.6300
Reservations: 1.866.505.7829

The landmark Albuquerque luxury hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Old Town and the Sawmill District, offering accommodations and amenities, including on-site restaurant and bars, an outdoor resort swimming pool, a romantic wedding chapel, and more than 62,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space.  Hotel Albuquerque is only steps away from Sawmill Market: a 25,000 square-foot food hall with various local vendors featuring an array of culinary experiences.


201 Marquette Avenue Northwest
Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87102-2248 


Find us blocks from the downtown area, connected to Albuquerque Convention Center by an underground concourse. We're less than two miles from the Old Town and ABQ BioPark, with Albuquerque International Sunport 10 minutes away via free shuttle. Enjoy our warm DoubleTree welcome cookie, seasonal outdoor pool, and coffeehouse.


1000 Woodward Place NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87102 


Off I-25, our suites are within two miles of downtown Albuquerque and the historic Old Town. Balloon Fiesta Park, site of the renowned annual Albuquerque hot-air balloon festival in October, is 11 miles from our door. We have a ballroom accommodating up to 1,500 guests, free made-to-order breakfast, and complimentary evening receptions.



2500 Central SW

Albuquerque, NM 87104

(505) 361-1667

When it opened in 1937, El Vado was one of New Mexico’s first motels to greet Route 66 travelers. Generations of families have forged lasting memories and adventures starting here. Today, El Vado is a unique blend of historic character and charm, combined with modern comforts and amenities. 


4803 Rio Grande Blvd NW

Albuquerque, NM 87107 

Set among 25 acres of lavender fields, enormous cottonwood trees and lush formal gardens, Los Poblanos is one of the most magnificent historic properties in the Southwest.

Designed in 1932 by New Mexico's foremost architect, John Gaw Meem, the "Father of Santa Fe Style", Los Poblanos is located on an organic farm in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley. A model of preservation and sustainability, the farm's vision helps shape the daily menu and handcrafted line of artisan products. An ideal setting for special events and retreats, the natural beauty and authentic hospitality of Los Poblanos create a truly memorable experience for guests.


Albuquerque has a rich and diverse culinary scene, filled with all types of restaurants including New Mexican, steak, sushi bars, pizzerias, Mexican taquerias, and cutting-edge fine dining restaurants. If you find yourself more thirsty than hungry, you can make a visit to one of the area's wine bars or brewpubs and taste some of our award-winning wines and beers. Below you'll find a listing of some of our favorite restaurants in town.


For more dining options, please visit the VISIT ABQ website. 

Artichoke Café

Barela's Coffee House

Bosque Brewing - Nob Hill

Central Bodega

Crazy Fish Sushi Bar & Grill

Farina’s Pizza

Flying Star - Nob Hill

Frontier Restaurant

Garduno's at Hotel ABQ

Gruet Winery

Il Vicino - Nob Hill

Level 5 Rooftop Restaurant - Hotel Chaco

Lindo Mexico

Marble Brewery

Mas Tapas Y Vino - Hotel Andaluz

M'Tucci's Bar Roma - Nob Hill

Orchid Thai

Range Café

Samurai Grill & Sushi Bar

Santa Fe Brewing & Green Jeans

Satellite Coffee

Seasons in Old Town

Sawmill Market

Sixty-Six Acres

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