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Holiday Inn Express Albany-Downtown

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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Albany-Downtown. Guests looking for a convenient downtown Albany hotel will find this Holiday Inn Express, located close to the Riverfront and the Empire Plaza, the ideal location. For doing business in town, our Albany downtown hotel is close to The Times Union Center, Albany Capital Center,The State Capitol, Empire State Plaza and the Port of Albany. Our courtesy shuttle runs from 7am-11pm Monday through Friday and can pick you up at the Rensselaer Amtrak Station or airport for free! We are easily accessible to I-90, NYS Thruway I-87 and I-787. We have the only free hotel parking in Downtown Albany. Leisure travelers will find our downtown Albany Hotel, with its historic downtown location, close to many major attractions. City Center tours, professional theatres, parks and the Hudson Riverfront are all just minutes from the Holiday Inn Express Albany-Downtown. Newly updated guest rooms and public spaces will make your stay memorable. With many restaurants within walking distance of our Albany hotel, you can have the choice of fine or casual dining. To stay in touch, our WIFI is throughout the Hotel and FREE. When you're looking for Albany lodging, stay with the Holiday Inn Express Albany-Downtown. Albany is a city with 400 years of history within your reach. Come experience the downtown difference.
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This hotel is located under the 787 overpass and near the bus station and the Times Union Arena. Since the neighborhood is iffy, especially at night, I would not suggest going out alone after dark. There is plenty of parking and the rooms are clean and modern. Unfortunately,
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Response from Hotel_Manager_Albany, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Albany-Downtown
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you for sharing, we apologize for any inconvenience you experienced with the temperature setting of your room
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Comfortable stay. Hotel is convenient to Amtrak station and the Capital with a shuttle available for both. The room was clean and comfortable. Free breakfast was a plus. A little expensive for a Holiday inn Express, but it's the season.
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Response from Hotel_Manager_Albany, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Albany-Downtown
Responded 4 days ago
Thanks for sharing
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We stayed here and felt the room was very nice.It had been recently renovated.The bed was comfortable. The breakfast was consistent with all hotels of this quality. The only reservation I would have is that I would not suggest you leave the hotel at night. We did order food from
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Response from Hotel_Manager_Albany, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Albany-Downtown
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for sharing your experience
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Visited Albany for a training stayed at the holiday inn express. The hotel was deserted but I welcomed the peace and quiet so I sleep like a baby. The staff was very welcoming and helpful. I needed my freezer fixed and Raj was very nice. He even suggested places nearby for food
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Response from Hotel_Manager_Albany, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Albany-Downtown
Responded 13 Feb 2019
Thank you for ALL of your reviews regarding the pool. We understand you were not satisfied with it and our apologies go out to you. In regards to breakfast, what are other Holiday Inn Expresses doing that we are not doing? Since our breakfast presentation is a brand standard, we would like to nail down the part we are missing. Thanks in advance fdalbany@dchotelsinc.com
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This place was comfortable enough for a one night stay. It's located right beneath a highway overpass, and the area is really not that great - we did not feel safe walking around at night. The hotel itself is clean, offers a free shuttle and has a pretty good breakfast - but if
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Response from Hotel_Manager_Albany, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Albany-Downtown
Responded 31 Jan 2019
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Is this hotel in walking distance to Times Union if so how far away?
We are .2 miles away. A very short walk!
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Is this hotel in walking distance to Times Union if so how far away?
It's about a 5 block walk.You can see the Times Union Center from some of the rooms
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Restaurant recommendations for dinner?
Druthers Brewery in Albany or a new Favorite Vintage Wine Bar
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Is there a restaurant or lounge in the hotel?
Large breakfast area and generous spread. There is no restaurant or lounge, just snack machines in the front hall.
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Is this hotel allow a friendly dog?
Hello, thank you for your inquiry. At this time we only allow service animals, though this way change in the future. I personally have 3 dogs and run into issues while travelling. My apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
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"Choose a room away from the elevators and on the parking area side"
"room on the side of the hotel opposite the expressway"
"Rooms ending in "25" are at the end of the hallway and have no neighbors on at least two sides."
"There are no good views, but my room on the second floor was quiet."
"Stay away from the highway side"
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PRICE RANGE
US$111 - US$253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
holiday inn express albany - downtown hotel albanyalbany holiday inn
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Red Carpet Inn
LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkAlbany
NUMBER OF ROOMS
135
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