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Renaissance Albany Hotel
3 stars

Renaissance Albany Hotel

144 State Street, Albany, NY 12207, United States
Albany, NY
See location+1 518 992 2500
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8.1
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based on 288 reviews
288 reviews
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About Renaissance Albany Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Airport shuttle for free

The Renaissance Albany Hotel is located in Albany, New York and is only 1,000 feet from the Egg Center for the Performing Arts. Points of interest near the hotel include Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Times Union Center, and Corning Tower. This 3.5-star charming hotel is only seven miles from Albany International Airport and the nearest public transportation can be reached in a 20-minute walk. This hotel offers non-smoking guest rooms and suites, paid private parking, and free taxi and shuttle services.

There is a wide selection of room choices at this hotel. All of them have a classic style with a bit of a modern flair. The rooms are equipped with free wireless Internet access and come with a dedicated workspace with accessory plugs. The guest rooms are built to be ideal for both leisure and business guests with amenities like small refrigerators, in-room safes, and Keurig coffeemakers. Each of the rooms has plenty of lighting and a tranquil color scheme for good sleep.

Wellington’s is the restaurant at this hotel where guests can enjoy contemporary, sustainable American cuisine. The hotel also offers room service and local delivery from restaurants nearby. Other dining options in the area include Jack’s Oyster House, Yono’s Restaurant, Cider Belly Doughnuts, and the City Beer Hall.

This hotel has a fitness center with free weights and cardiovascular equipment. There are also several golf courses within a few miles of the hotel. Guests will also find areas for tennis, bowling, and rock climbing in the area.

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Standard Room
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Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Renaissance Albany Hotel

  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV
  • Smartphone dock

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

General

  • Executive lounge access
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • EV charging station
  • Parking
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Private parking

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • No smoking
  • Pets not allowed

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available

Bedroom

  • Alarm clock

Things to do

  • Gift shop

Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Reviews of Renaissance Albany Hotel

8.1
Very Good288 verified reviews
4.1Families
0.6Friends
4.9Couples
2.8Solo
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10Wonderful
Jacquelyn, Dec 2019

Pros. Love love this place. Clean, sexy and good vibe. Love the bar and Wellington’s has great stuff. Burger was great and the duck breast was even more amazing. Oh and don’t forget the campfire s’mores dessert. ❤️

Cons. The shower water pressure!

7.4Good
Anonymous, Aug 2019

Pros. Bed was very comfortable and room was spacious with blackout curtains and everything was clean.

Cons. Restaurant was slow and crowded, long line to check in, the sliding glass door in the bathroom didn’t stay closed very well.

9.7Wonderful
Anonymous, Aug 2019

Pros. The staffs were very great and my wife liked the room set ups.

Cons. We didnt know the kitchen closed that early on a friday. Went to bed hungry. We will stay there again

The questions and answers provided in this section are generated by an artificial intelligence model based on a summarisation of user hotel reviews and hotel informationSee more

They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

What are the dining options at the hotel?

The hotel offers Wellington’s restaurant where guests can enjoy contemporary, sustainable American cuisine. Additionally, there is room service and local delivery from nearby restaurants available.

Are there any concerns about the cleanliness of the hotel?

Some guests have mentioned issues with cleanliness, such as wireless issues, room descriptions implying views that were not as expected, and instances of rooms not being cleaned well. However, many guests have also praised the hotel for its cleanliness and neat environment.

What are the common concerns about the hotel's staff?

While some guests have mentioned unfriendly or disrespectful staff, others have praised the staff for being helpful, friendly, and kind. There have been mixed reviews about the staff's friendliness and professionalism.

What are the pros and cons of the hotel's location?

The hotel's location is praised for being great, with easy parking and entry, and being within walking distance to attractions like The Egg theater. However, some guests have expressed concerns about the safety of the parking garage and overwhelming smells in the lobby.

What are the common comments about the hotel's rooms?

Guests have praised the hotel for its spacious, clean, and well-equipped rooms, while some have expressed concerns about the bed comfort, cleanliness, and modern design not meeting their expectations.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the fountain comes highly recommended.

Take Advantage of the Free Shuttle

Guests appreciated the free shuttle service to and from evening venues, providing convenience and peace of mind. Utilizing this service can enhance the overall experience.

Consider Dining Options Outside the Hotel

While the hotel's restaurant received mixed reviews, guests recommended exploring nearby dining options such as Jack’s Oyster House, Yono’s Restaurant, Cider Belly Doughnuts, and the City Beer Hall for a more satisfying culinary experience.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The hotel's proximity to attractions like the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Times Union Center, and Corning Tower makes it an ideal base for exploring the area. Take advantage of the convenient location to visit these points of interest.

Check Room Descriptions Carefully

Some guests were disappointed with the views from their rooms despite the description implying otherwise. It's advisable to clarify the room features and views before making a reservation to avoid any surprises.

Be Mindful of Wireless Connectivity

A few guests experienced issues with wireless connectivity, particularly for laptops. If reliable internet access is crucial, it may be helpful to inquire about this before arrival.

Utilize the Fitness Center and Nearby Activities

The hotel's fitness center with free weights and cardiovascular equipment received positive feedback. Additionally, guests can explore nearby golf courses, tennis areas, bowling, and rock climbing for recreational activities.

Verify Parking Arrangements

Some guests were surprised by the parking fees and found the parking garage to be less secure. It's recommended to clarify parking details and explore alternative parking options if needed.

Consider Room Cleanliness

While many guests praised the cleanliness of the rooms, a few others encountered issues such as unclean microwaves and insufficiently cleaned spaces. It may be beneficial to communicate any concerns promptly to ensure a comfortable stay.

Take Note of Staff Service

While most guests appreciated the helpful and friendly staff, a few encountered unfriendly or dismissive service. Being aware of potential variations in staff interactions can help manage expectations during the stay.

Location

144 State Street, Albany, NY 12207

What's nearby

  • Albany City Hall164 m
  • The Egg188 m
  • Times Union Center222 m
  • Empire State Plaza234 m
  • New York State Capitol294 m
  • Erastus Corning Tower354 m
  • Albany Center Gallery0.5 km
  • New York State Museum0.5 km
  • New York State Executive Mansion0.6 km
  • Palace Theatre0.6 km
  • Albany Institute of History and Art0.7 km
  • Hudson River Way0.7 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

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FAQs when booking at Renaissance Albany Hotel

  • Where is Renaissance Albany Hotel located?

    Renaissance Albany Hotel is located at 144 State Street, 0.4 km from the centre of Albany. Albany City Hall is the closest landmark to Renaissance Albany Hotel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Renaissance Albany Hotel?

    Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Renaissance Albany Hotel.

  • Does Renaissance Albany Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Renaissance Albany Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Renaissance Albany Hotel offer free airport shuttle service?

    Yes, Renaissance Albany Hotel offers free airport shuttle service.

  • How far is Renaissance Albany Hotel from the airport?

    Renaissance Albany Hotel is 11.6 km from Albany Intl.

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Good to know

Value for money

7.5

Distance to city centre

0.4 km

Nearest airport

Albany Intl

Distance to airport

11.6 km