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The capital of New York State, Albany is a city with a rich architectural and cultural heritage. Known as the "City of Immigrants," it reflects the languages, cultures and characteristic lifestyles of the diverse ethnic groups. Whether visiting the Albany Institute of History and Art or the State Capitol, all are within convenient reach of Albany hotels. Travelers will find many options for hotels Albany, from budget rooms to luxury suites, or bed and breakfast inns.

Albany Quick Picks and Tips

Museums

The city is home to notable museums that visitors staying in Albany hotels must visit. New York State Museum and Albany Institute of History and Art offer a glimpse into an era gone by.

Major Point of Interest

The Dutch Apple Cruise is a two hour tour along the Hudson River, offering passengers a sightseeing opportunity of historical buildings, mansions and parks. The cruise also has a full bar and restaurant on board.

Landmarks

The New York State Capitol, Times Union Center and Corning Tower are landmarks easily reachable from hotels in Albany . The Capitol is a historic landmark, with local historians offering special haunted tours.

Dining

Albany offers excellent dining options. Yono’s Restaurant serves American and Indonesian cuisines, while the Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark Street offers fine wine and tapas-styled menu items. The Emack & Bolio’s ice cream and coffee shop is a great stop for desserts.

Shopping

Many guests find the shopping scene irresistible. Visit Crossgates Mall for upscale shopping, and Downtown Albany Farmers Market for excellent street shopping.

Recently booked Albany hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
BEST WESTERN Albany Airport Inn
Albany Airport, Wolf Road
18 minutes ago 3 stars $80
The Desmond Hotel
Albany Airport, Wolf Road
1 hour ago 3 stars $116
Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway
SUNY, University Area
2 hours ago 3 stars $95
Albany Marriott
Albany Airport, Wolf Road
3 hours ago 3 stars $119
BEST WESTERN Sovereign Hotel - Albany
SUNY, University Area
6 hours ago 3 stars $71
Travelodge Inn and Suites Albany
Albany Airport, Wolf Road
13 hours ago 2 stars $47
Cocca's Inn and Suites, Wolf Road
Albany Airport, Wolf Road
13 hours ago 3 stars $51
Red Roof Inn Albany Airport
Albany Airport, Wolf Road
23 hours ago 2 stars $65
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Albany SUNY
SUNY, University Area
1 day ago 3 stars $92
Holiday Inn Express ALBANY - DOWNTOWN
Downtown, Medical Center
1 day ago 3 stars $99

Recently Rated Albany Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
CrestHill Suites Albany
SUNY, University Area
4.0 / 5
61 reviews
3 stars $99
Red Carpet Inn Albany - Northern Blvd
Downtown, Medical Center
3.1 / 5
42 reviews
1 star $55
Red Roof Inn Albany Airport
Albany Airport, Wolf Road
3.3 / 5
37 reviews
2 stars $65
Homewood Suites by Hilton Albany
Albany Airport, Wolf Road
4.6 / 5
9 reviews
3 stars $149
Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway
SUNY, University Area
4.2 / 5
12 reviews
3 stars $95
Comfort Inn & Suites Airport - Wolf Road
Albany Airport, Wolf Road
3.5 / 5
4 reviews
2 stars $99
Ramada Plaza Albany
3.2 / 5
46 reviews
3 stars $83
BEST WESTERN Albany Airport Inn
Albany Airport, Wolf Road
3.3 / 5
149 reviews
3 stars $80
Holiday Inn Express ALBANY WESTERN AVE UNIVERSITY
SUNY, University Area
4.4 / 5
40 reviews
3 stars $104
Holiday Inn Express ALBANY - DOWNTOWN
Downtown, Medical Center
3.6 / 5
37 reviews
3 stars $99

Albany hotels

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Featured Albany Hotels

From $51

Albany hotel with nearby dining and shopping at Colonie Center Located across the street from Colonie Center mall, Cocca's Inn and Suites Wolf Road provides convenient access to a variety of... More

Not bad at all
Very nice room. Didn't seem very professional. Though. Room had microwave and coffee maker. And fridge. Nice for a 2.5/3 star hotel.
Mar 13, 2014
From $65

Only 1 mile from Albany Airport, Red Roof Albany is close to so many attractions in the greater Albany area—SUNY Albany (5 miles), The Times Union Center, State Capitol, and Empire State Plaza (10... More

Ground Floor & Bottled Water Please?...Nope!
1st time staying here. Upon check in I was 3rd in line to check in. I watched each of the people before me were asked if any preference to which floor they stayed on and given a few bottles of...
Apr 7, 2014
From $71

Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Sovereign Hotel Albany! When staying at our Albany hotel, a trip to the Crossgates Mall is a must, whether youre here for an event at SUNY Albany (Albany University) or... More

this is a two-star hotel
Ordinary, plain two-star hotel. Very inexpensive, wide variety of restaurants a few miles away.
Feb 13, 2014
From $47

All guest rooms include HBO, 75 cable channels, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, hair dryer, alarm clock, and free wireless high speed internet. Free long distance calls - 48 states.... More

Average hotel but Great deal
Second time staying with Travelodge. My friends and I travel yearly to Vermont for skiing, this place is our midway stay traveling from NYC. The location of the establishment is really convenient...
Feb 24, 2014
From $99

5 CrestHill Suites Albany

3 stars
4.0 / 5 61 reviews

1415 Washington Avenue Map

SUNY Albany area hotel with studios and suites CrestHill Suites Albany is located at the University at Albany – SUNY, midway between downtown Albany and the airport. Adjacent Interstate highways... More

Convenient and useful
Great for off & on thruway, with little kitchen and nice breakfast buffet
Apr 14, 2014
From $99

74 State, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, is located on historic State Street in the heart of Albany's business and entertainment districts. This full-service boutique hotel in downtown Albany... More

TImes Union Concert Stay
While the overall stay was acceptable, the place could use a refurbishing. We asked to be moved from the first room and the second room was only marginally better. There were no ice machines on the...
Jun 15, 2013
From $96

Full-service Albany airport hotel with spacious guest rooms and suites Guest rooms and suites at the Holiday Inn Albany, NY – Wolf Road provide spacious accommodation for visitors to the Capital... More

Wouldn't stay there again
Duct tape on the carpets, ceiling tiles sagging, and woke up to find no shampoo in the room. On the other hand, I slept like a rock, so have to give comfort high marks.
Mar 14, 2014
From $114

Contemporary downtown Albany suites with full kitchens TownePlace Suites by Marriott Albany Downtown/Medical Center features apartment-style suites with fully equipped kitchens. Bright colors and... More

high school sports great
A bit pricey for the location ,but nice stay and room was great
Mar 3, 2014
From $116

9 The Desmond Hotel

3 stars
4.3 / 5 35 reviews

660 Albany Shaker Road Map

Today’s technology and an atmosphere of yesteryear in AlbanyDesigned to resemble a colonial village, The Desmond Hotel provides the perfect blend of historical detail and high-tech amenities.... More

Great for Business Trip
I always enjoy staying at the Desmond. I was a little disappointed that I still had garbage in the wastebasket
Nov 19, 2013
From $92

10 Fairfield Inn by Marriott Albany SUNY

3 stars
3.8 / 5 29 reviews

1383 Washington Avenue Map

Free breakfast and free Wi-Fi adjacent to SUNY AlbanyLocated near the University at Albany – SUNY campus, this two-star hotel offers complimentary breakfast, including Jimmy Dean breakfast... More

Very Nice
Stayed here one night coming back from a spring break trip and it was perfect. For about the same price this hotel was much nicer location wise and in cleanliness than where we stayed going up to...
Mar 23, 2014
From $106

11 Hilton Albany

3 stars
1.5 / 5 2 reviews

40 Lodge Street Map

Discover all that downtown Albany has to offer from Hilton Albany. Enjoy an excellent location in the heart of the Capital District, within walking distance of the New York State Capitol, Empire... More

freezing
The room was freezing cold, the halls were toasty warm. A shabbily dressed staff member/manager stood in the way of arriving guests as we all slid across the unsafe lobby floors during a snow...
Dec 19, 2013
From $80

Economy accommodation at Albany airport with free breakfast and Wi-Fi Two miles from Albany International Airport, the Best Western Albany Airport Inn is centrally located between Albany and... More

handy, near the airport
My husband and i arrived on a very late flight and were able to check in at 2 AM, no problem. Comfortable room, comfortable bed, and nice breakfast the next morning!
Apr 1, 2014
From $83

13 Ramada Plaza Albany

3 stars
3.2 / 5 46 reviews

3 Watervliet Ave. Ext. Map

Conveniently located off Interstate 90, this Ramada Plaza Albany is near Times Union Center, sightseeing, shopping, entertainment, the New York State Museum, the Albany Institute of History and... More

random stop
The hotel is nice but the room I was in bathroom smelled very bad..the bed is very nive
Apr 3, 2014
From $97

14 Hilton Garden Inn Albany Medical Center

3 stars
4.0 / 5 22 reviews

62 New Scotland Avenue Map

Full-service hotel convenient to medical center and downtown Albany Several medical facilities are located within walking distance of the Hilton Garden Inn Albany Medical Center. The nearby... More

excellant
excellant stay, a great value. Staff was awesome, Angel was an angel, will definately go back when I need a room in that area.
Feb 25, 2014
From $104

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... More

Frequent Traveler124
Very nice hotel. We especially liked the breakfast, and the room was really quiet.
Mar 31, 2014
From $89

16 Hilton Garden Inn Albany/SUNY Area

3 stars
4.3 / 5 22 reviews

1389 Washington Ave. Map

Chic, comfortable accommodation and free Internet access near UAlbany Business travelers at the Hilton Garden Inn Albany/SUNY Area take advantage of the hotel's high-tech amenities such as secure... More

Great Location
Hotel's location is a stone's throw from I-90 and very easy to find. Room was very clean and staff always greeted me with a smile in the halls or when I walked past the front desk.
Oct 13, 2013
From $92

Downtown hotel with award-winning restaurant near the capitol building Hampton Inn & Suites Albany-Downtown offers fresh, contemporary guest rooms and suites in neutral tones, with sharp... More

Great Hotel Great location
This hotel is well run and has excellent staff. It is clean and well suited for business travelers. A great breakfast with both cold and hot items fresh and good quality. unfortunately on this trip...
Feb 6, 2014
From $99

Free on-site parking, indoor pool and sauna in downtown Albany The Holiday Inn Express Albany-Downtown offers plentiful complimentary amenities close to the Hudson riverfront. A free breakfast... More

great location
we were going to a concert at the Palace Theatre. The shuttle service to and from the venue was super convenient. We enjoyed the pool and hot tub and the breakfast in the morning. The beds were...
Mar 30, 2014
From $99

Note: For GPS and mapping systems use 1351 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205. Prepare yourself for business or leisure at the only SpringHill Suites in the Albany area. Welcoming the New York Giants... More

Nice Rooms
Very nice rooms, had a great time here, the staff at the property were nice
May 16, 2013
From $51

20 Days Inn Albany SUNY

2 stars
3.3 / 5 60 reviews

1230 Western Avenue Map

UAlbany-area hotel with smart, fresh accommodations and free breakfast With tidy, impeccably clean rooms and common areas, the Days Inn Albany SUNY appeals to both business travelers and families... More

What in the world?
We were on a college visit with our daughter and being right across the street from SUNY Albany was definitely convenient. However when our daughter pulled down the comforter to her bed there was...
Feb 18, 2014