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Get an overview of this hotel3-star Albany hotel in Downtown Albany with free breakfast


Located in Downtown Albany, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Albany NanoTech Complex, University at Albany SUNY, and Crossgates Mall. Westgate Plaza and Westland Hills Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a sauna, and a 24-hour business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 192 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Premium bedding, coffee makers, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany

1228 Western Ave Albany NY 12203

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany provides a sauna and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 8000 square feet (743 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers coffee/tea in a common area, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests during limited hours. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany has designated areas for smoking.

  • Indoor pool 
  • Sauna 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 192 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Express check-out 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 743 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Television 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Microwave 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

1228 Grill - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per pet, per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour check-in

No cribs (infant beds) available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 20.00 per pet, per night
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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