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Albany by Aqua Duck

The hotel is a free 10-minute shuttle ride from Albany International Airport. The city's famous downtown historic district and Empire State Convention Center are only 8 minutes away by car. On the Hudson River, guests can board the Aqua Duck for a unique tour of the New York State capital.

Free, hearty breakfast

Ramada Plaza Albany invites guests to start their day with a free American breakfast buffet and a selection of free weekday newspapers. Leisure time is well spent at the indoor pool and fitness center, while Plaza Grill is a convenient spot for a substantial supper.

Sleep on premium bedding

Guests can surf the Web and check email using free WiFi, catch up with the news on the flat-screen TV, and sleep soundly on a premium mattress with a choice of down or hypo-allergenic duvets. For refreshment, the minibar is stocked with free bottled water.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Ramada Plaza Albany provides a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool. 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.

Business amenities at this 3-star property consist of a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 6500 square feet (604 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, coffee/tea in the lobby, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a train station pick-up service are complimentary for guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

Ramada Plaza Albany has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6500 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 604 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Total number of rooms - 216 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • Wedding services 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Separate dining area  

Room Amenities

  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Down comforter 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free long-distance calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Shower/tub combination 
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Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast each morning.

Plaza Grill - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

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

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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 18 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 35

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

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Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet deposit: USD 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport and train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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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