The first chain hotel in Aztec opened late 2013, built alongside US 550 on the south edge of town, within sight of undeveloped land in most directions. There are few facilities nearby; shopping and dining can be found between 1.5 and 3 miles north, in the city center. Microtel Inn Aztec features oversized guest rooms equipped with a microwave & refrigerator, all enjoying good views over the expansive surroundings. Complimentary amenities are wi-fi, phone calls and hot breakfast, while leisure facilities are an outdoor pool, hot tub, fitness center and fire pit. The hotel also has a business center and meeting space. Aztec Ruins National Monument
is 3 miles north.