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Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway

CourtyardUS$161*
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#16 of 50 Hotels in Albany
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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phila
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I travelled with my husband to the University of Albany for a football game. Not being thrilled with staying at a Marriott venue I kept an open mind. In the past we were big Marriott supporters but after 3 bad experiences in Orlando we switched to Hilton. But I must say this Courtyard was well worth staying with Marriott. The...

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Cortland, New York
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were on our way to Boston but wanted to spend a few hours in the Berkshires before heading east. What a pleasant surprise. Courtyard Albany was a great value. The price was reasonable. The room was large, clean and comfortable. The Bistro and desk staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel is right by the highway but our room...

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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We like Courtyards and use them whenever possible. The room is large and clean with good wifi (if you pay for the upgrade). Coffee in the room is usable or Starbucks is for sale in the Bistro. Food at the Bistro is also usable. There is a tiny work out room and a small pool and whirlpool. It is across...

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Rochester, NY
Reviewed 17 August 2016

On our way to Tanglewood, Lennox, MA. we could not find a decent hotel for less than 250 a night. Consequently we opted for an Albany, NY, close to the Thruway location. This hotel/motel has ample parking space, easy in an out despite the construction going on. The room are equipped with a small refrigerator and a microwave oven. Room...

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New York
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stayed here while at a concert for DMB in Saratoga. We get the marriott rate, and this was much cheaper than staying in Saratoga Springs, plus I didn't mind the drive, as the mall is nearby. The hotel is clean, quick check-in. Even had a pack n play ready for my daughter. The only negative I had is that...

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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We had a really great stay here. All of our preferences were met and staff was very friendly. The king room was huge and clean. We easily could have spent a few days here comfortably (two adults, one toddler). Location is across from SUNY Albany, close to major highways and just a few miles from really nice dining/shopping. Will definitely...

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1Thank 31beechhurst
United States
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Whether on a business strip, preparing for the NY bar exam in the city center or a family trip, this hotel is a good place to stay in Albany: large rooms, comfortable beds, ample place to work or study, this location has also a dine-in place where you could have a nice dinner. There are plenty of other dining options...

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Long Island
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Arrived at midnight and was pleased to see the overnight receptionist was as competent and capable as the day person. I've been concerned with a couple of less than great stays at Courtyards recently as I thought Marriott may be cutting back on their standards but I can say it isn't the case here. The property isn't new but everywhere...

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Chester Basin, Canada
Reviewed 24 July 2016

A very welcomed A/C oasis under heat dome after 8 days of B&B's with marginal or no A/C and climbing stairs in grand old houses. Today's temp on highway was 100 degrees F. We had a very comfortable king size bed in a decent sized room. Shower was great - plenty of hot water and strong water pressure. Room was...

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1Thank John S
Chicago
Reviewed 4 July 2016

There are lots of hotels around the university here--very near throughway but roadwork made it confusing. Lots of college age people, too, which made me nervous but it was OK. We had a spacious "handicapped" room (not that we were). The bed was comfy. It was clean and pretty quiet. They made us (charged and paid for) coffee before the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Enjoy comfort and convenience, along with contemporary style, at Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway. Our Albany, New York hotel offers a premier location just steps from the University at Albany, SUNY - making us a perfect choice of accommodations for prospective students. Plus, we're close to Times Union Center and The Egg. At our hotel, guests choose from several breakfast and coffee options in The Bistro restaurant to start each day, and they unwind during evenings with cocktails at our bar or a relaxing swim in our indoor pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway

Address: 1455 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
Region: United States > New York > Albany
Price Range: $169 - $316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Albany Courtyard
Albany Marriott
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#7 Family Hotel in Albany
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“Avoid rooms located on the back of the hotel, with view on the thruway”
AFV66, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Handipa accessible room was great”
ChiMagMile, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Easily accessible to thruway and Rte. 90.”
933trinah, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Call ahead if you have questions.”
HA450, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Even numbers are the back of the hotel, odd are the front facing the parking lot.”
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