Desert Sands Inn & Suites

Self Rated: 2.5 out of 5
13317 Central Avenue NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87123, United States of America
3.3 out of 5 rating 95 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.3
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Desert Sands Inn & Suites, you'll be centrally located in Albuquerque, within a 15-minute drive of ABQ Uptown and Albuquerque Convention Center. This motel is 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from Tingley Coliseum and 5.4 mi (8.8 km) from Kirtland Air Force Base.


Make yourself at home in one of the 50 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, as well as phones with free local calls.


Make use of convenient amenities, which include complimentary wireless Internet access and a vending machine.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Hinkle Family Fun Center - 3.3 km / 2 mi
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History - 3.9 km / 2.4 mi
Los Altos Golf Course - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
New Mexico Veterans’ Memorial - 8.1 km / 5.1 mi
Expo New Mexico - 8.1 km / 5.1 mi
Winrock Shopping Center - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Tingley Coliseum - 8.4 km / 5.2 mi
ABQ Uptown - 8.6 km / 5.3 mi
Kirtland Air Force Base - 8.8 km / 5.4 mi
The Downs Racetrack and Casino - 9.9 km / 6.1 mi
Mariposa Gallery - 10.1 km / 6.3 mi
Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center - 10.8 km / 6.7 mi
Desert Rose Playhouse - 11.4 km / 7.1 mi
Coronado Center - 11.5 km / 7.1 mi
Aux Dog Theater - 12.1 km / 7.5 mi

The preferred airport for Desert Sands Inn & Suites is Albuquerque Intl. Sunport Airport (ABQ) - 14.8 km / 9.2 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Contactless check-out is available.

  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 20 per pet, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Free WiFi
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Vending machine
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking
  • -Braille or raised signage
  • -Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • -Mountain biking nearby