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Our Rich History

Hotel Andaluz has a rich history in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. Only the fourth hotel ever built by Conrad Hilton, Hotel Andaluz was returned to its former glory in 2008 by current owner Gary Goodman.

Our Historic Timeline

    • June 9, 1939
      Property opened As Hilton Hotel

      • First hotel in New Mexico constructed by New Mexico native Conrad Hilton
      • Cost $700,000 to build
      • Built by the Greer Family’s construction firm
      • Designed by architect Antom F. Korn
      • Originally built with 176 rooms, it was the tallest building in New Mexico at the time it opened
      • First building in New Mexico with air conditioning


    • 1969
      Property Sold by Hilton, renamed Hotel Plaza


    • 1981
      Property sold again, named Hotel Bradford but never opened


    • 1983
      Property sold again to Southwest Resorts. A major renovation reduced the property to 114 rooms with four suites


    • 1984
      Re-opened as La Posada de Albuquerque


    • 1984
      Placed on National Register of Historic Places


    • 2005
      Property sold to Albuquerque businessman Gary Goodman for $4 million


    • 2008
      Renamed Hotel Andaluz


    • 2008
      Ibiza is chosen for the new roof top lounge


  • 2009
    Grand Opening of Hotel Andaluz

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