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Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The hotel was very nice. Except for the dirty wash clothes that were replaced immediately. So gross though

The great location and clean with very friendly staff. Worth spending the extra for the breakfast.

Stayed here for college open house. Right across the street from UA entrance. The staff was excellent. I think check in took 2 minutes. The room was spacious and clean. This is our second stay at a Marriott courtyard, the other was near U Delaware and the experience was the same. I think this will become my go to motel from now on. 2 for 2 good experiences.

By researching everything I could, I thought this hotel would be much closer to downtown. We were in Albany to see a show at the Times-Union. It wasn't close at all. It also took over an hour to get a cab to the hotel, which may not have been the hotels fault, but they never should have allowed us to wait that long. We missed out on dinner because of it. All in all, great hotel, but if your in Albany to go downtown, pay the extra and stay there.

Very welcoming and friendly staff. Will stay there again when in the Albany area

Was in town for overnight meeting-first time at this Courtyard. It was clean and staff was genuine. Room was large and the fact that they have 24 hour snack bar (wine as well) is a plus. Breakfast not included but available. Slightly more but worth it.

We just needed a quick overnight stay off the NYS Thruway in Albany, but I wanted something a step up from the budget option. It was after two long days of driving and a memorial service and the whole family needed a quick pick-me-up. Our room was nice, the beds very comfortable, and my teens were thrilled to see a pool. Located just a mile or so from the largest malls in the area, it was easy to zip over to the mall and grab some suits and enjoy some evening pool and hot tub time. The location right off the Thruway, directly across from SUNY Albany, and near the mall was super convenient, the staff was very friendly, and the accommodations pleasant.

This could not have been any better. I booked this hotel as we were traveling from Niagara Falls on our way back to Boston. I just needed a place to sleep. But, man, was I wrong - I got a room that was GREAT!! The decor was awesome - fantastic upgrades to the room decor. Great couch, very comfortable mattress. Great, clean bathrooms, fantastic carpets. We were traveling with our 1.5 year old daughter, and she was playing in the room in exactly the same way as she would play at home - which means the world to me. She loved the place. In short, this place feels like home. Would love to stay here longer, but I have no business in Albany ;(

Had stayed at Albany courtyard mattiot before. they're in the process of renovating so I don't know if I would've stayed there if I knew. New rooms and hallways are beautiful. I think i'll wait to stay again until renovation is over.

Good location, easy to get to. Our only complaint was the road noise from the Thruway. Ask for a room facing the front of the hotel and it would be a great stay.

Having stayed at this location previously we knew going in that it would be a great experience. Will certainly return here again when in the area.

This was our last stop after attending our granddaughter's graduation from Vassar. We had one night to relax and recuperate from a very busy weekend. The hotel is located a short distance from major expressways (easy to find), about 10-15 minutes from the airport and is quiet and the rooms are large and nicely furnished. As this was our only night away from family, we chose to eat a quiet dinner and see a movie at the local mall. I would highly recommend Houlihans Restaurant in the Crossgates Mall.

I have stayed at this Courtyard many each time I come to the albany area to visit family...I have always found the rooms and hotel to be very clean and comfortable, and the staff very accommadating. I will continue to book my Albany visits at this location...

1455 Washington Avenue Albany NY

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Indoor pool

Located in McKownville, Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway is adjacent to University at Albany SUNY and within a mile (2 km) of Albany NanoTech Complex. This 70-room, 3-star hotel has a restaurant along with conveniences like an indoor pool and free in-room WiFi. Also close to this Albany hotel are Westland Hills Park and Westgate Plaza.


Dining

Explore the hotel and meet new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant. You can get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.


Rooms

All 70 air-conditioned rooms provide microwaves, minibars, and coffee makers. LCD TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Free newspapers, hair dryers, and safes are other standard amenities.


Property features

Guests of Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. A stay here includes free parking. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with dry cleaning/laundry and securing valuables. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a business center.

Room options

Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway

Everyone (1) Couples (4) Business (1) Family (5) Friends (2)
4

visiting suny albany

Everyone

The hotel was very nice. Except for the dirty wash clothes that were replaced immediately. So gross though

By on Apr 17, 2016

5

stop over

Families

The great location and clean with very friendly staff. Worth spending the extra for the breakfast.

By on Jun 22, 2014

4

ualbany visit

Families

Stayed here for college open house. Right across the street from UA entrance. The staff was excellent. I think check in took 2 minutes. The room was spacious and clean. This is our second stay at a Marriott courtyard, the other was near U Delaware and the experience was the same. I think this will become my go to motel from now on. 2 for 2 good experiences.

By on Apr 7, 2014

4

distance to downtown

Couples

By researching everything I could, I thought this hotel would be much closer to downtown. We were in Albany to see a show at the Times-Union. It wasn't close at all. It also took over an hour to get a cab to the hotel, which may not have been the hotels fault, but they never should have allowed us to wait that long. We missed out on dinner because of it. All in all, great hotel, but if your in Albany to go downtown, pay the extra and stay there.

By on Mar 3, 2014

4

execellent hotel

Couples

Very welcoming and friendly staff. Will stay there again when in the Albany area

By on Jul 24, 2013

4

excellent choice (for albany)

BusinessTravelers

Was in town for overnight meeting-first time at this Courtyard. It was clean and staff was genuine. Room was large and the fact that they have 24 hour snack bar (wine as well) is a plus. Breakfast not included but available. Slightly more but worth it.

By on Jun 7, 2013

3

perfect place when passing through

Families

We just needed a quick overnight stay off the NYS Thruway in Albany, but I wanted something a step up from the budget option. It was after two long days of driving and a memorial service and the whole family needed a quick pick-me-up. Our room was nice, the beds very comfortable, and my teens were thrilled to see a pool. Located just a mile or so from the largest malls in the area, it was easy to zip over to the mall and grab some suits and enjoy some evening pool and hot tub time. The location right off the Thruway, directly across from SUNY Albany, and near the mall was super convenient, the staff was very friendly, and the accommodations pleasant.

By on May 6, 2013

5

great room - my 1.5 year old daughter loved it too....

Families

This could not have been any better. I booked this hotel as we were traveling from Niagara Falls on our way back to Boston. I just needed a place to sleep. But, man, was I wrong - I got a room that was GREAT!! The decor was awesome - fantastic upgrades to the room decor. Great couch, very comfortable mattress. Great, clean bathrooms, fantastic carpets. We were traveling with our 1.5 year old daughter, and she was playing in the room in exactly the same way as she would play at home - which means the world to me. She loved the place. In short, this place feels like home. Would love to stay here longer, but I have no business in Albany ;(

By on Jul 10, 2012

4

good location for the money.

GetawayWithFriends

Had stayed at Albany courtyard mattiot before. they're in the process of renovating so I don't know if I would've stayed there if I knew. New rooms and hallways are beautiful. I think i'll wait to stay again until renovation is over.

By on May 9, 2011

4

good place to stay

Couples

Good location, easy to get to. Our only complaint was the road noise from the Thruway. Ask for a room facing the front of the hotel and it would be a great stay.

By on Aug 15, 2010