Downtown Historic B&B

207 High Street NE , Albuquerque, NM 87102 USA (Show map)

About

The Spy House B&B is known for where the infamous David and Ruth Greenglass once lived and sold secret ATOMIC BOMB drawings to a Soviet Spy - Harry Gold. The 1907 Heritage House B&B is a beautifully-restored 100-year-old Victorian home. Both are located next door to each other in Downtown Albuquerque. It’s only 3 miles from the Airport and within walking distance of University of New Mexico (UNM), many great Downtown restaurants, the Convention Center, and several Hospitals. Every room is elegantly decorated and full of wonderful heirloom antiques. You also have full access to the beautiful backyard with lush grass, fountain with stream and a shady arbor made from 100 year old barn wood. “May any evening not end, but just begin when you come and stay with us.”

Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Great place to stay

5 on May 05, 2016

The accommodations were first rate. The folks who served up breakfast were very nice and professional. Great place to stay.


Historical Relaxation

5 on May 05, 2016

Excellent facility. Very homey. Nice historic walking area.


a lovely B&B

4.2 on April 16, 2016

This is really a lovely place. Our room in the Heritage House was on the smallish side, but it had everything we needed. There was a family of four in the room next to us, and, as if by magic (it is a creaky old house), we never heard them. The bed was super comfortable, and Cara (the wonderful part-time employee) cheerfully rewashed the sheets when we had trouble with the laundry scent. In fact, Cara was delightful in every way. The only reason we give dining a mediocre grade is that the message that we were vegan did not trickle down to Cara. She did the best with what she had in the kitchen, and it was tasty, though not particularly nutritious. Non-dairy milk did not appear until the third day. I do think that they will do better with the next vegans, though, as they really aim to please. I would definitely stay there again. Very conveniently located, too.


Outstanding Stay in the Heart of Downtown ABQ

5 on April 14, 2016

We arrived on a Saturday afternoon to find a lovely house and room. The room was spacious and furnished with period pieces which was very nice and made the room more authentic. We were not able to attend the Murder Mystery dinner since it was to be held next week so we walked towards downtown Albuquerque which is not very far from the B&B and found a great selection of restaurants. AT breakfast next morning we met Kara and Steve. A lovely couple who made you feel very at home. They shared their history of the B&B houses which were fascinating. My wife and I enjoyed our stay, a break from the world.


Nice stay

4.2 on March 30, 2016

Our stay was great! Historic B&B in a quiet downtown location! Would recommend for one-two nights!


Another wonderful stay!

5 on March 29, 2016

This was my second stay at the downtown historic b and b and yet again had a wonderful time. Steve and Kara are some of the most genuine people I have ever met and truly care about making your stay everything you hoped for. The food is amazing and the property is an oasis. Anytime I am in the area I will be staying at this b and b. Highly recommend it!


So Great…. we will be returning in 2017

5 on March 26, 2016

From the very beginning the hospitality was so wonderful when Cara met us at the door. I loved the interior, the gardens, our bedroom and bath. The treats left out for us were so appreciated and the breakfast was a highlight. This is a labor of LOVE from the owners and staff…..I felt their love of their hospitality. Thank you so much and see you in 2017 FOR SURE!!!!


Another anniversary celebrated here.

4.0 on January 14, 2016

We enjoyed another anniversary stay at this beautiful, historic bed & breakfast. The room was lovely and inviting, the breakfast the next morning was amazing. Thank you, Kara and Steve, for your hospitality. We're looking forward to next year!


Perfect!

5 on January 13, 2016

Everything was perfect. Couldn't ask for better.


Wonderful Retreat in the middle of Albuquerque

5 on January 02, 2016

This Bed and Breakfast was outstanding in many ways. The nicely appointed rooms in two historic houses near downtown Albuquerque were clean and comfortable. The Mexican inspired breakfasts were incredible. Kara and Steve were both very helpful and accommodating. A fabulous place for a get-away!


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Rooms & Rates

Gold Room

This cozy suite was once the original front porch of the house. The sitting room in the front of the room has a twin size pull out sleeper. The full bath has a crisp black and white tile. At the end of the room is a beautiful four post queen bed.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Ivy Room Suite

Enjoy this elegant room, complete with private balcony that overlooks the beauty of downtown Albuquerque. King bed, with sitting room, sleeper sofa and private bathroom with original clawfoot bath tub.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

William Suite-Boarding House

Gorgeous King size bedroom suite with sitting area and full size sleeper sofa. Shared bathroom is just accross the upstairs hall.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Beds 1 King

Bessie Room-Boarding House

Small and quaint Queen size bedroom with shared bath just across the hall.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Trudi Suite-Boarding House

Large spacious master king bedroom suite, complete with private claw foot tub and shower combo.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 King

Pansy Room

This beautiful & soothing room features a full size bed and an assortment of family antiques. The shared, with the Rose Room, is directly across the hall and features a high back clawfoot tub with a shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Double

Greenglass Room

King bedroom named after David Greenglass, the brother of Ethel Rosenberg, and the individual who played a part in making this house known as "The Spy House." The sitting room that was a kitchen when the house was used as an apartments has a sink. The private bathroom around the corner from the room has the original large claw foot tub can also be used as a shower. The tables in the room are also said to be the original tables that David and Ruth used when they were living here. In fact one of the tables Margaret Freeman said was used by David when he drew up the portion of the atomic bomb that he sold to the Soviet spy, Harry Gold.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $139 - $119

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Location

Location Type

Historic Old Town, UNM, Hospitals, Airport, Downtown

Airport

Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) 3 miles

Directions to property:

I-25 to Central Exit West on Central 2 Blocks North on High St. 1 Block Cross Copper St., 2nd House on Westside of High St. 207 High St. NE

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Golf Courses, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Swimming

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Policies

  • Check In:: After 4
  • Check Out:: 11AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking only allowed outside in front of houses.
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Call for information
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit Card Hold
  • Cancellations: Cancellations must be received 7 days prior to arrival to avoid a cancellation fee of at least 50% of the total cost of your stay with a minimum charge of one night. IF reservation is cancelled less than 24 hours prior to 3PM check-in time day of arrival the entire reservation is considered paid in full, no refund. Special Events: holidays, group booking, weddings a 45-day advanced notice is required. IF 45-day notice IS NOT received entire reservation is non-refundable. If a cancellation is made of a reservation of a group booking notification by email must be made 45 days before reservation date in order for refund of any deposit, minus 10% service fee. ANY CANCELLATION REQUEST NEEDS TO BE SUBMITTED TO US DIRECTLY VIA EMAIL, NO EXCEPTIONS. Please use the following email address for this type of request: info@bbabq.com You may also call us directly at 505.842.0223 if any questions or concerns.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Kara and Steve Grant

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

We enjoyed being together and doing many things as a family. Which may include cycling, skiing, hiking and other outdoor activities.

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Time Served: 8:30AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Green Chili Quiche
This dish is unique because it is a crustless quiche that has a layer of fresh, roasted, whole green chili from Hatch, New Mexico as the crust at the bottom. It also has eggs that we raise fresh from our own chickens as well as tomatoes, canadian bacon and of course cheese. This dish can also be a great dish for vegetarians that are willing to eat eggs by just adding extra tomatos and leaving off the canadian bacon. We love to serve this dish with either banana stuffed french toast or our own mix of grains to make a light and amazing multi grain pancake served with a garnish of fresh pecans from my brothers orchard and brown sugar cream sauce.


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