Albuquerque, New Mexico provides a wonderful backdrop to the Southwest. Those that enter the city on business find plenty of hospitality from residents. Corporate travel no longer means stale donuts, lumpy beds and bitter coffee. Hotels have stepped up their game, making sure business travelers feel rested, relaxed and connected.

Hotel Parq Central gives other hotels a complex. It offers upscale service at reasonable rates. The hotel’s soothing palette creates a relaxed environment. With rooms of all sizes, including cottages, guests have access to the local paper each day and a super-sized continental breakfast that includes freshly baked pastries, delicious coffee and fresh-squeezed juices. There is a free luxury SUV shuttle, three meeting rooms and same-day dry cleaning. Your stay also includes access to the 24-hour business center and free high-speed internet in guest rooms and public areas. Catch up on the news with 37-inch flat panel televisions. Hotel Parq Central knows how to turn business into pleasure.

Not all business travelers need the grand treatment. Those looking for the basics will find it at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Albuquerque. This air-conditioned, clean and accommodating hotel provides guests with a free continental breakfast, LCD televisions with cable, fax and business center services, along with meeting rooms. Guest rooms also have work desks with ergonomic chairs to reduce fatigue. Internet access is wireless and free.

Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel provides free internet access, an iPod docking station, and complimentary 24-hour shuttle service to guests. Parking is free and for travelers who like to take clients out for a round of golf, there is a course nearby. Meeting rooms are available, as is audio/visual equipment. Guests have a choice between traditional and club rooms. All guest rooms have a 42-inch LCD flat panel TV, large desk, and comfy bed.

Business travelers cannot go wrong with a stay at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque. It is close to the Albuquerque Convention Center and near shopping. Rooms feature iPod docking stations and large work desks. The 24-hour business center has copy, print and fax services, in addition to wired/wireless internet access and shipping services.

The Hilton Garden Inn Albuquerque Airport makes getting work done simple after a good night’s rest on the hotel’s Garden Sleep system beds. A 24-hour business center and cooked to order meals at the hotel restaurant also helps. There is secretarial service, meeting rooms and mail service, too.