History

Relive history. Or make some of your own.

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. As renovation gets underway in 2017, El Vado will soon be a unique blend of historic character and charm, combined with modern comforts and amenities. We can’t wait to celebrate El Vado’s 80th anniversary with you.

Motel & Events Center

Fully restored back to our glory days.
Today included.

Your room’s best amenities will be conveniently located just outside your room. El Vado Motel is steps away from everything that makes Albuquerque great. It’s a short walk to Old Town, the Albuquerque Zoo, the Botanic Garden, Tingley Beach and the Aquarium. We’re also conveniently located near the city bike path that runs along the Rio Grande.
 
El Vado holds a unique place in Albuquerque history. It can hold a unique place in your history. Our event center is ideal for weddings, family reunions and other momentous occasions.

Want to learn more about our motel & event space?

Email us at cconfair@pmiforward.com for more information.

Motel & Events Center

El Vado Plaza

Get it while it lasts.

Restaurants are guests too at El Vado. We feature a changing lineup of “food pods,” where up-and-coming restaurants get their start. El Vado will also be home to a new Ponderosa Taproom, featuring some of New Mexico’s finest craft beer.

Interested in leasing a food pod?

Email us at cconfair@pmiforward.com for more information.

El Vado Place

Live unique.

Where you live plays a big role in how you live. El Vado Place is located in the heart of Albuquerque culture, steps away from restaurants, nightlife, Old Town and the BioPark. We’re a mixed-income development, catering to a range of income levels. Opening fall of 2017.

Interested in leasing an apartment?

Email us at skraemer@gotspaceusa.com or nicole@gotspaceusa.com for more commercial space information.

Email us at cconfair@pmiforward.com for apartment information.

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