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Imperial Motel
2.5 out of 5
927 State Street, Schenectady, NY
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0.81 mi from city center
1.6/5 (7 reviews)
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"The hotel room smells awful,the shower is no good and the bed is filty. I'll never recommend anyone to that hotel."…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2015

Imperial Motel
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Schenectady
3.5 out of 5
100 Nott Terrace, Schenectady, NY
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The price is $129 per night
0.37 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (289 reviews)

"Friendly service, beautiful clean rooms and good food"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Schenectady
Belvedere Inn
2.5 out of 5
1926 Curry Road, Schenectady, NY
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The price is $76 per night
2.42 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (777 reviews)

"Every thing was great it was extremely clean and the danish was excellent"…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Belvedere Inn
Super 8 by Wyndham Schenectady/Albany Area
2 out of 5
3083 Carman Rd, Schenectady, NY
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The price is $60 per night
3.41 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (995 reviews)

"Exceptional accommodations to my disability needs. Staff very polite and hotel and grounds are beautiful."…"

Reviewed on May 2, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Schenectady/Albany Area
Motel 6 Schenectady, NY
2 out of 5
2700 Curry Rd, Schenectady, NY
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The price is $60 per night
3.79 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (91 reviews)

"This place is badly in need of an upgrade! Bathroom (#118) especially needed some work."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Motel 6 Schenectady, NY
Schenectady Suite With View
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0.7 mi from city center
Schenectady Suite With View
The Glen Sanders Mansion
3.5 out of 5
1 Glen Avenue, Schenectady, NY
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The price is $128 per night
1.09 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (77 reviews)

"The Glen Sanders Mansion is a beautiful, unique property. We were attending a function and stayed over just because it’s lovely and low key."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

The Glen Sanders Mansion
Americas Best Value Inn Schenectady Albany W
2 out of 5
759 State St, Schenectady, NY
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The price is $68 per night
0.44 mi from city center
2.6/5 (213 reviews)

"The stay here was Convenient and friendly and affordable"…"

Reviewed on May 16, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Schenectady Albany W
Comfort Inn & Suites Schenectady - Scotia
2.5 out of 5
168 Sacandaga Road, Schenectady, NY
The price is $119 per night
2 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (136 reviews)
Need to wipe down public areas

"The hotel is only a year old and staff is friendly. However, it was disconcerting to see many fingerprints on the elevator buttons. With coronavirus, I had hoped that public areas would be wiped down more frequently."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites Schenectady - Scotia
Courtyard by Marriott Schenectady at Mohawk Harbor
3 out of 5
240 Harborside Drive, Schenectady, NY
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The price is $143 per night
1.06 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (147 reviews)

"Great location within seconds of the rivers casino"…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Schenectady at Mohawk Harbor
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Visiting Schenectady

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Schenectady, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its university setting, riverfront, and theaters. The Egg, New York State Museum, and Saratoga Spa State Park are some of the top sights around the area.

  • You'll find 139 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Albany
  • The closest major airport is in Schenectady, NY (SCH-Schenectady County), 3 mi (4.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), 8.2 mi (13.2 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Schenectady

The city is well known for its theaters and opera, and cultural venues include Proctors Theater, Schenectady Civic Playhouse, and Schenectady County Historical Society Museum. University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include Schenectady County Community College and Union College. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Museum of Innovation and Science and Rivers Casino & Resort.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 19 hotels and other lodging accommodations to pick from in Schenectady. Here you'll find top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Homewood Suites By Hilton Schenectady - This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an indoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and pool.
  • Courtyard by Marriott Schenectady at Mohawk Harbor - Our customers like the bar and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features a casino, a restaurant, and an indoor pool.
  • Hampton Inn Schenectady - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its convenient parking and helpful staff.

Popular places to visit in the area include The Egg, located 14.5 mi (23.4 km) from the heart of the city, and New York State Museum, which is 14.6 mi/23.5 km away.

Getting Around Schenectady

If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Schenectady Station. Schenectady might not have many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Schenectady

  • 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 39.41 inches of rain falls on Schenectady 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 Schenectady?
Comfort Inn & Suites Schenectady - Scotia is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This inn offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Other top choices based on traveler reviews include Homewood Suites By Hilton Schenectady and Stockade Inn.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Schenectady, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review top deals in Schenectady.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Schenectady?
To find more details about updating your trip to Schenectady or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Schenectady?
Based on reviews, Belvedere Inn is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Days Inn by Wyndham Schenectady/Albany Area and Quality Inn Schenectady - Albany.
What's the best hotel for families in Schenectady?
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 stay with the kids include DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Schenectady and Courtyard by Marriott Schenectady at Mohawk Harbor. Attractions in the area like Henry Hudson Planetarium are also fun for the whole family.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Schenectady?
The Glen Sanders Mansion is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features pillowtop beds and flat-screen TVs. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Super 8 by Wyndham Schenectady/Albany Area.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Schenectady?
Days Inn by Wyndham Schenectady/Albany Area is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a 24-hour fitness center and laundry facilities for its human guests. Super 8 by Wyndham Schenectady/Albany Area is another option for a stay with your pet.
Where is the best place to stay near Proctors Theater?
Adjacent to Proctors Theater, The Parker Inn & Suites is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options close by include The Landing Hotel at Rivers Casino & Resort and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Schenectady.
What about the best place to stay close to Schenectady County Community College?
One of the top choices for your stay is Stockade Inn, located next to Schenectady County Community College, and this 3.5-star inn offers free breakfast and a restaurant. The Landing Hotel at Rivers Casino & Resort and The Parker Inn & Suites are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Schenectady?
Belvedere Inn is a favorite hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish stay, and features free breakfast and free parking. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at The Parker Inn & Suites.
What are some accommodations with pools in Schenectady?
Hampton Inn Schenectady is a top hotel with an indoor pool, a children’s pool, and free buffet breakfast. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Courtyard by Marriott Schenectady at Mohawk Harbor and Homewood Suites By Hilton Schenectady.

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