2020 Host Hotel
2020 Host Hotel

2020 Conference Hotel

Host Hotel

Our Host Hotel is Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, 800 Rio Grande Boulevard NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104..

The Hotel Albuquerque is located in the heart of Old Town Albuquerque. Within walking distance are historic landmarks, restaurants, local shopping favorites, and many other things to do in Albuquerque.

Old Town Albuquerque, NM, was founded by Governor Francisco Cuervo y Valdez in 1706 and was constructed around a central plaza. Old Town's oldest surviving buildings are located along the Plaza. Built in 1793, San Felipe de Neri Church sits along on the Plaza's north side. Today, the historic Old Town district stretches for about 10 picturesque blocks and offers an authentic experience of southwest heritage and landmark architecture intertwined with museums, distinctive galleries devoted to art and handmade crafts, unique shopping boutiques and charming dining spots. A great way to learn more about this noted district is a guided walking tour of Old Town. 


As a guest of Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, you'll enjoy an exclusive 15% discount on a number of local and unique galleries, boutiques and shops across Albuquerque.

Main Albuquerque Shopping Areas:

  •     Historic Old Town (Boutique locally owned shops and galleries carrying cultural items)
  •     Sawmill District (Developing district promoting a popular live, work and play lifestyle)
  •     Historic Nob Hill (Boutique locally owned contemporary shops and galleries)
  •     Downtown Albuquerque (Boutiques, galleries, locally owned shops, farmers' markets, festivals) 
  •     Coronado Center (New Mexico's largest indoor mall)
  •     ABQ Uptown (Outdoor mall with major high-end national chains)
  •     Cottonwood Mall (National chains on Albuquerque's Westside)

Room types and Rates:

Room Type Rate
1 King Bed $134
Standard Double $134


Accessible rooms available

  • You will not see ADA rooms on the list of options
  • Make your reservation.
  • Once complete, email your confirmation number to Judy Comella (judy.comella@goldencrown.org).
  • Let Judy know that you need an accessible room and tell her your specific needs (i.e., roll-in shower, safety bars in bathtub/shower, etc.).
  • Judy will take care of your request and reach out to you with any questions or issues.

The Hotel Albuquerque is a 100% non-smoking property.

Here is what you need to know BEFORE making your reservations:

  • Your reservation must be guaranteed with a deposit for the first night's room + tax (currently 13.5%)
  • There are no shuttle options from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (More information coming Spring 2020)
  • Parking
    • Parking at the Hotel Albuquerque is FREE.
    • There are 400 parking spaces available - more than enough to meet our needs.
  • Wireless Internet
    • Complimentary wireless internet access in guestrooms.
    • Complimentary wireless internet access in meeting spaces.
  • Complimentary use of the fitness center.
  • Outdoor pool.
  • There are many options for eating, shopping, and entertainment within and near the hotel (More information forthcoming).
  • Pricing available pre- and post-conference (July 2through July 14)
  • Check in: 3:00 pm; Check out: 12:00 pm
  • No charge for cancellation if cancelled 24 hours prior to scheduled arrival date
  • Hotel accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or Diners Club
  • Questions about the hotel should be directed to Mary Phillips at m.e.phillips@goldencrown.org.
  • Questions about the your reservations should be directed to Judy Comella at judy.comella@goldencrown.org.


When you register at this hotel, your name MUST match what is on your credit card AND your government ID (e.g., driver's license). This hotel will require you to present your government ID and Credit Card at the time you check in and it MUST match your registration exactly.


The Link to make your reservations will be coming soon. We will make an announcement when it's available.


2019 Goldie Winners

Contact Us

Golden Crown Literary Society
P.O. Box 720154
Dallas, TX 75372

Connect With Us