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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Latham Albany Airport
2.5 out of 5
833 New Loudon Road, Latham, NY
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $78 per night
7.78 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (985 reviews)

"Clean serviceable rooms reasonable rates nice indoor pool for the kids and breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Latham Albany Airport
Motel 6 Albany, New York
2 out of 5
100 Watervliet Ave, Albany, NY
Free Cancellation
The price is $56 per night
3.35 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
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
3.44 mi from city center
2.7/5 (2,143 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
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Red Roof Inn Albany Airport
2 out of 5
188 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY
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The price is $63 per night
6.49 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
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
6.38 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
Tru By Hilton Albany Crossgates Mall
2.5 out of 5
1651 Western Avenue, Albany, NY
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $94 per night
6.38 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
3 out of 5
216 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY
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The price is $120 per night
6.51 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
0.9 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 $84 per night
4.88 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (994 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Albany/SUNY Area
Homewood Suites By Hilton Schenectady
3 out of 5
2a Freemans Bridge Rd, Schenectady, NY
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The price is $119 per night
16.25 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (328 reviews)

"I stay here whenever I come up to visit my daughter and her family. Love Homewood suites. They have everything thing I need and nore!!GREAT BREAKFAST"…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Homewood Suites By Hilton Schenectady
Hampton Inn Albany-Western Ave/University Area
2.5 out of 5
1442 Western Ave, Albany, NY
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The price is $99 per night
5.33 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (816 reviews)

"The hotel was close to our daughters house. We were still having to deal with Covid-19 so there weren't any amenities available. The staff were very friendly"…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Hampton Inn Albany-Western Ave/University Area
Hilton Garden Inn Clifton Park
3 out of 5
30 Clifton Country Rd, Clifton Park, NY
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $97 per night
15.25 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (292 reviews)

"The front desk staff helped me tremendously and I am so grateful!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Clifton Park
Homewood Suites by Hilton Clifton Park
3.5 out of 5
42 Clifton Country Road, Clifton Park, NY
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The price is $125 per night
15.21 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (312 reviews)

"This place was very nice and quiet. I can easily say that the breakfast was one of the best that I have had and I have stayed in hotels with complimentary breakfasts multiple times per year."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Clifton Park
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
4.79 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
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Clifton Park
2.5 out of 5
1749 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY
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The price is $76 per night
16.11 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (977 reviews)

"Really Clean Room Property Seemed Super Clean Well Maintained Polite Staff"…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Clifton Park
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Visiting Rensselaer

Visitors to Rensselaer are sure to enjoy the restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its riverfront. Around the area, top sights include New York State Museum, The Egg, and Times Union Center.

  • You'll find 139 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Albany
  • The closest major airport is in Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), 8 mi (12.9 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Schenectady, NY (SCH-Schenectady County), 17.2 mi (27.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Rensselaer

A favorite place to visit in the city is Crailo State Historic Site. In the area, you'll also find New York State Museum and The Egg.

Here's a top place to stay based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites East Greenbush - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and convenient parking.

Outside the city, top places to visit include Times Union Center, 0.8 mi/1.2 km from the heart of the city, and New York State Capitol Building, which is 1 mi (1.6 km) away.

Getting Around Rensselaer

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Albany-Rensselaer Station. Rensselaer might not have very many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Rensselaer

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 51°F and the nighttime average to be 14°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 81°F during the day and 32°F at night
  • July through September averages 83°F during the day and 45°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 66°F during the day and 16°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Rensselaer is 39.41 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 81°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 16°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Rensselaer?
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites East Greenbush is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Capital Inn & Suites is another favorite option for your stay based on reviews.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Rensselaer, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best options available in Rensselaer.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Rensselaer?
To access more information about changing or cancelling your trip to Rensselaer, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What are some hotels with pools in Rensselaer?
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites East Greenbush is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi.
What is the best accommodation for staying close to Albany International Airport (ALB)?
Albany Airport Inn and Suites is a popular 3-star hotel featuring free breakfast and an outdoor pool. It’s located a short 1.2 mi (2 km) from Albany Intl. Airport. Other places to stay close to the airport are Hilton Garden Inn Albany Airport and Red Lion Hotel Albany.
How is it staying in Rensselaer?
Visitors to Rensselaer are sure to enjoy the restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its riverfront. Times Union Center, The Egg, and Palace Theater are some of the top sights around the area. In Rensselaer, there are 2 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What are the top places to visit in Rensselaer?
A favorite place to visit is Crailo State Historic Site. You’ll also find Times Union Center and The Egg.
How can I get around Rensselaer?
If you want to venture outside of the area, ride aboard one of the trains from Albany-Rensselaer Station. Rensselaer might not have many public transit choices so consider renting a car to explore more.
What's the weather like in Rensselaer?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 68°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 28°F. Average annual rainfall for Rensselaer is 39 inches.

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