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Albany hotels and places to stay

Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Albany
3 out of 5
3 Watervliet Avenue Ext, Albany, NY
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The price is $55 per night
2.6 mi from city center
2.7/5 (2,142 reviews)
The place was clean the service was excellent and

"It was a good stay everything was fine I would love to go back there they have a pool breakfast I loved it and I will recommend it to other people"…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Albany
Motel 6 - Albany Airport
1.5 out of 5
1600 Central Ave, Albany, NY
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The price is $45 per night
6.17 mi from city center
2.7/5 (439 reviews)

"I feel safe and it a nice place to stay The room is clean and it comfortable and I will stay here again"…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Motel 6 - Albany Airport
Motel 6 Albany, New York
2 out of 5
100 Watervliet Ave, Albany, NY
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The price is $56 per night
2.51 mi from city center
2.6/5 (779 reviews)

"As always this was a wonderful stay. Was thankfuk one staff member had taken perosnal interest in my wellbeing after a past experience She made my day."…"

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

Motel 6 Albany, New York
Red Roof Inn Albany Airport
2 out of 5
188 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY
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The price is $63 per night
5.63 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (1,058 reviews)

"We had a small issue with the room (that could not have been foreseen by the staff). They set us up immediately in a different room and made me feel comfortable going back if we needed anything else. Very efficient and friendly service."…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

Red Roof Inn Albany Airport
Tru By Hilton Albany Crossgates Mall
2.5 out of 5
1651 Western Avenue, Albany, NY
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The price is $94 per night
5.7 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (306 reviews)

"Everything was very clean! The staff was very nice and very accommodating!!"…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Tru By Hilton Albany Crossgates Mall
Homewood Suites by Hilton Albany Crossgates Mall, NY
3 out of 5
1651 Western Avenue, Albany, NY
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The price is $114 per night
5.7 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (150 reviews)
Great location, exceptional service

"We are here in Albany for my work (a six-month interim consulting job), so I needed to be close to the college and in a spot that makes it easy for my husband to get around the city. Homewood Suites is just the spot - beautiful, efficient rooms w/full amenities for an extended stay. The staff could ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Albany Crossgates Mall, NY
Pine Bush Suites Albany University
2.5 out of 5
1379 Washington Ave, Albany, NY
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The price is $62 per night
4.01 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (239 reviews)

"Everything was fine, thank you! I don’t really have much to add here."…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Pine Bush Suites Albany University
Homewood Suites by Hilton Albany
3 out of 5
216 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY
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The price is $120 per night
5.65 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (547 reviews)

"Very clean and the breakfast was great. The beds were very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Albany
Hilton Albany
3.5 out of 5
40 Lodge Street, Albany, NY
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The price is $119 per night
0.04 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (998 reviews)

"It was a good place for stay. We did enjoy 😊 our stay in Hilton. Only thing which bothers me was the WiFi access and limitation. Knowing that it won’t cost them any more then what they have spent."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Hilton Albany
Hilton Garden Inn Albany/SUNY Area
3 out of 5
1389 Washington Ave, Albany, NY
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The price is $89 per night
4.1 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (995 reviews)

"Furniture in room is a bit worn. Staff are great."…"

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Albany/SUNY Area
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Visiting Albany

Travelers to Albany give high marks for the live music scene, college vibe, and popular theater scene. This city also attracts tourists with its hockey games, entertainment choices, and shopping. Top sights in the city include Times Union Center, New York State Capitol Building, and The Egg.

  • There are 130 hotels and other accommodations in Albany
  • The closest major airport is in Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), 7.2 mi (11.5 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Schenectady, NY (SCH-Schenectady County), 16.3 mi (26.3 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Albany

Known for its live music, theaters, and art, the city's cultural venues include The Egg, Palace Theater, and New York State Museum. The city is notable for landmarks like New York State Capitol Building, Corning Tower, and Pruyn House. The city's natural beauty is on display at Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza, Washington Park, and Westland Hills Park.

In Albany, you'll be able to select from 130 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. These are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

Other favorite sights in Albany include Times Union Center, Albany Institute of History and Art, and Colonie Center Mall. In the surrounding area, popular places to visit include Saratoga Spa State Park, located 27.8 mi (44.8 km) from the heart of the city, and Saratoga Performing Arts Center, which is 28.1 mi/45.2 km away.

Getting Around Albany

To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Albany-Rensselaer Station or Schenectady Station. Albany may not have many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Albany

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 51°F during the day and 14°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 81°F, while the average at night is 32°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 83°F with nighttime averages of 45°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 66°F and nighttime averages of 16°F
  • About 39.35 inches of rain falls on Albany each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 81°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 16°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Albany?
Comfort Inn & Suites Schenectady - Scotia is a favorite with Expedia customers. This inn offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Traveler reviews also recommend Homewood Suites By Hilton Schenectady and TownePlace Suites Latham Albany Airport as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Albany, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals available in Albany.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Albany?
To access more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Albany, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Albany?
Based on reviews, Latham Inn is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Motel 6 Albany, New York and Travelodge Inn & Suites by Wyndham Albany.
What's the best hotel for a stay in Downtown Albany?
You’ll find 6 lodging options in this neighborhood to select from for your stay. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Albany Downtown is the highest ranked property in Downtown Albany. This hotel is steps from Times Union Center, and offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other favorite options in the area include Holiday Inn Express Albany Downtown and Hilton Albany.
What's the best hotel when traveling with kids to Albany?
Belvedere Inn is a hotel with free parking and free breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your family trip include Homewood Suites by Hilton Albany and Homewood Suites by Hilton Clifton Park. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Henry Hudson Planetarium.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation to Albany?
Hotel Indigo Albany Airport - Wolf Road is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features LCD TVs and coffee makers. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Marriott Albany and VanWinkle Inn.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Albany?
Red Roof Inn Clifton Park is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a computer station and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Super 8 by Wyndham Schenectady/Albany Area and Red Roof Inn Albany Airport.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Times Union Center?
Adjacent to Times Union Center, Hilton Albany is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and an indoor pool. Other good choices close by include Hampton Inn & Suites Albany-Downtown and Renaissance Albany Hotel.
What about the best place to stay close to University at Albany SUNY?
One of the top choices for your stay is CrestHill Suites SUNY University Albany, located next to University at Albany SUNY, and this 3-star aparthotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Hilton Garden Inn Albany/SUNY Area and Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway are a couple of other good and close options.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Albany?
Comfort Inn & Suites Schenectady - Scotia is a top hotel for a beach vacation, and features free WiFi and free parking. Head to Brunswick Vanderheyden Reservoir Park Beach or Thompsons Lake State Park Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best boutique hotel in Albany?
Belvedere Inn is a favorite hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish stay, and features free breakfast and free parking. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Albany Downtown and Renaissance Albany Hotel are other boutique-style choices.

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