Host Hotel - Hotel Zazz

An Award Winning Women Owned, Mother-Daughter Designed Boutique Hotel

Located on old Route 66 in the heart of the historic Nob Hill neighborhood, a short drive down the road brings you to the Prelim venues, and our finals venue is walking distance! 

Several of our side events will take place on site at this hotel as well, in a speakeasy style lounge making it extra convenient for our poets. 

With over 200 bars, restaurants and shopping outlets within one mile, the Zazz supports 5 different local businesses and is a favorite of Netflix, NASA and many other organizations. (there’s even a short Netflix documentary about this hotel, which was recognized by Forbes magazine.) The Hotel Zazz also features a pool, jacuzzi, outdoor patio area, cocktail service to your room, and a spa.

We have brokered a deal with the On site spa, Monet’s also…if you purchase your spa treatment online before the end of January, you will receive 40% off! That link is:

All this and the rooms start at $135 a night! 
To book your room, with no up-front payment, go here:

The Group Code is POETRYSLAM

We do want to encourage you to start reserving your rooms as soon as possible as this rate is limited and the rooms will go fast!

$135 a night 

Overflow Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Albuquerque Historic Old Town

A Pet Friendly Hotel with Breakfast, Hot Tub & Pool

This recently renovated hotel has all new furniture, fixtures, carpet, and bedding to ensure the highest quality rooms for your stay. We are located at 2300 12th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM, 87104 just off Interstate 40 at 12th street and directly across from the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. 

We have several dining and entertainment options right in the neighborhood while the historic Old Town district with its famous shopping, museums, fine dining, and entertainment is just a short drive away. We feature a complimentary hot breakfast each morning to fuel your day. Breakfast offerings rotate daily and include: Two eggs and two meats with an egg white and turkey option, three kinds of cereal, hot oatmeal, our famous pancake machine, various breads and toast with spreads, sweet breads or cinnamon rolls, hard boiled eggs, various fruits, and yogurt, and of course, juice, coffee, tea and milk. 

Breakfast Hours: Mon-Fri: 6:30am-9:30am / Sat-Sun: 7am-10am 

Enjoy our indoor pool and hot tub while relaxing or to keep the kids happy and occupied. Lounge with friends on the outdoor patio where you can take in the spectacular view of the Sandia Mountains or watch our world-renowned sunrise and sunsets. Keep in shape in the fitness center with all new equipment and stay in touch on the road with our 24-hour business center and free WIFI throughout the property. .

Pool, Patio and Hot Tub Hours: 8am-10pm 

Making your group rate reservations is fast and easy! Simply call the hotel at 505-842-5000 and press 0 for the front desk. Tell them you wish to reserve rooms for the group "Zachary Kluckman Block" Group Code: Z01 and they will be happy to assist you.

If you prefer to make your reservations online, you can use this link  Online Booking Link to be taken to the group’s reservation website. 

When making reservations online, make sure you select the correct dates of your stay. The default dates for the group run from Thursday, March 21, 2024 - Sunday, March 24, 2024 to accommodate everyone. 

You are free to make reservations during any of those days or for all the days! Be sure to make your reservations before 02/27/2024. After that day the hotel cannot guarantee availability and can only accommodate reservations at the group rate on an individual basis if space is available. Get your reservations in early! 

A valid Credit Card and a one-night deposit is required to guarantee reservations. In the event your company or someone else wants to use their credit card to pay for you, please contact the hotel for a credit card authorization form. Reservations must be cancelled by 6pm on 03/18/2024 to avoid a cancellation fee equal to the first night’s lodging plus tax. 

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per day, plus a deposit of USD 50 per stay. Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees. (Cats & Dogs only)

In the event you cannot show up by 12 am on your arrival date, it is your responsibility to cancel the reservation. If you will arrive the next day, you must contact the hotel to request the reservation be changed for the next days’ arrival, otherwise the no show reservation will automatically be cancelled, and a room may not be available for you for the rest of your stay. 

We look forward to having your group stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Historic Old Town. Please let us know if there is any way we can make your stay more enjoyable!

$144.00 nightly


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