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Apr 10, 2015
Great place to stay
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Aug 22, 2014
Bright, contemporary guest rooms and free breakfast near UAlbany
The Holiday Inn Express Albany – Western Ave University provides a comfortable, convenient stopping point for business and leisure travelers. The main campus of the University at Albany – SUNY is half a mile from the hotel. Family-friendly amenities include free breakfast and a sizeable indoor pool. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access help guests keep up with e-mail, news or work. A wide range of additional dining options are located in the area.
Located near the University at Albany – SUNY
Seasonal outdoor area with barbecue grill
All 121 rooms at the Holiday Inn Express Albany – Western Ave University are decorated in bright, springy colors, with lime and marigold walls, playful patterned curtains and crisp white beds. Flat-panel TVs feature cable channels and pay-per-view movies. Guests stay refreshed with complimentary bottled water and in-room coffee service. Microwaves and refrigerators are also included. Two-room suites feature separate living and sleeping areas, as well as a wet bar and second television.
A recently renovated fitness center overlooks the indoor pool and includes cardiovascular and weight equipment, a large flat-panel TV and shower facilities. Guests take advantage of a seasonal outdoor gathering space with a barbecue grill, as well as patio and lounge seating.
Dining options for guests at the Holiday Inn Express Albany – Western Ave University include a free breakfast buffet featuring cereal, cinnamon rolls, eggs, fruit, pastries and beverages. A snack shop, adjacent to the front desk, offers convenience items and Albany souvenirs for purchase. Local restaurants provide in-room delivery.
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the Holiday Inn Express Albany – Western Ave University. On-site parking is also complimentary.
I-87 (0.5 mi/0.7 km)
I-90 (1 mi/1.8 km)
Albany International Airport (5 mi/7.8 km)
Greyhound bus station (5 mi/7.8 km)
Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak station (6 mi/8.9 km)
University at Albany – SUNY (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
Crossgates Mall (1 mi/1.8 km)
Colonie Center mall (2 mi/3.4 km)
Empire State Plaza (4 mi/7 km)
New York State Museum (4 mi/7.1 km)
New York State Capitol (4 mi/7.2 km)
Times Union Center (5 mi/7.5 km)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (9 mi/14.7 km)
1,300 square feet of function space
Three meeting rooms
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Terms and conditions
Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.
The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.