HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS DOWNTOWN ALBANY

300 Broadway Ave., Albany, NY 12207 United States (USA)
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2.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Albany County
42.6456-73.74992
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4.0/ 5

Based on 336 guest reviews

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  • Includes an indoor swimming pool
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Airport shuttle available
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 3.9%!
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • 135 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 9.4/10
  • 3 meeting rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Albany Visitor's Center, State Capitol Buildings, Empire State Plaza, USS Slater, Palace Theatre, The Egg, The Times Union Center, Hudson River, Albany Aqua Ducks, Albany Trolley, Dutch Apple Cruises, Albany Devils Hockey, Tri City Valley Cats, Corning Tower, Alive at 5, Washington Park

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Excellent Stay"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Friendly staff and an excellent breakfast. I would come back.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
25-Sep-2014 Verified Review

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Summary of 240 verified reviews

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Very Good

Very good airport hotel. Easily accessible by car. Nice building. Clean hotel facilities.

“Good design” “Club down the road”

Good Overall Ranking Top 46% in city
Excellent Airport Hotel Top 4% in city
Great City Hotel Top 21% in city

Good to know

  • Good accessibility by car

    “Free shuttle bus” “Very close to highway”

  • Friendly service

    “Courteous Staff” “Staff was very helpful and friendly”

  • Nice building

    “Club down the road” “Good design”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Light did not work” “Bathtub would not drain”

Review highlights

Service

93/100
61 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Exceptional staff” “Staff excellent” “Courteous Staff”

Amenities

75/100
12 reviews

Nice building.

“Club down the road” “Good design”

Breakfast

74/100
41 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Omelets good” “One of the best breakfasts” “Breakfast good”

Vibe

71/100
11 reviews

Awesome vibe. Hotel is outdated. Perfect airport hotel. Good choice for a city trip.

“Good design”

Location

69/100
52 reviews

Location is ok. Good accessibility by car. Medium distance to city centre.

“Short walk from downtown” “Near bus station” “Station nearby”

Room

63/100
51 reviews

Rooms and bathrooms are alright. Tidy rooms with great beds, but needing better maintenance.

“Lots of hot water” “Old spaces” “Light did not work”

WiFi

63/100
6 reviews

Regular internet service.

“Wi-fi weak” “Basic Internet” “Free wifi”

Pool

29/100
5 reviews

Bad pool.

“Pool was cold”

Ranked top 36% by couples, with a score of 79

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds

    “Comfy bed” “Beds were very comfortable”

  • Great amenities

    “Club down the road” “Good design”

  • Great reception

  • Nice building

    “Club down the road” “Good design”

Review highlights

Service

90/100
26 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Exceptional staff” “Staff excellent” “Courteous Staff”

Value

80/100
7 reviews

Best value for money.

“Free shuttle bus” “Well priced food” “Good value”

Breakfast

75/100
20 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Omelets good” “One of the best breakfasts” “Breakfast good”

Amenities

74/100
6 reviews

Nice building.

“Club down the road” “Good design”

Location

68/100
17 reviews

Location is ok. Good accessibility by car.

“Near bus station” “Station nearby” “Free hotel shuttle”

Room

65/100
24 reviews

Clean but poorly-maintained rooms, with great beds.

“Lots of hot water” “Old spaces” “Light did not work”

Comfort

65/100
17 reviews

Comfortable enough, with reasonable noise levels and superb beds.

“Quiet location” “Without noise” “Comfy bed”

Vibe

65/100
7 reviews

Decent vibe.

“Old spaces” “Good design”

Ranked top 49% by solo travelers, with a score of 76

Good to know

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Omelets good” “One of the best breakfasts”

  • Fantastic service

    “Exceptional staff” “Staff excellent”

  • Friendly service

    “Courteous Staff” “Staff was very helpful and friendly”

Review highlights

Service

94/100
10 reviews

Friendly service.

“Exceptional staff” “Staff excellent” “Courteous Staff”

Breakfast

72/100
6 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Omelets good” “One of the best breakfasts” “Breakfast good”

Location

71/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Short walk from downtown” “Near the bus terminal” “Free shuttle bus”

Room

64/100
7 reviews

Room is all right.

“Old spaces” “Light did not work” “Bathtub would not drain”

Ranked top 39% by families, with a score of 85

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Courteous Staff” “Staff was very helpful and friendly”

  • Fantastic service

    “Exceptional staff” “Staff excellent”

Review highlights

Service

94/100
8 reviews

Friendly service.

“Exceptional staff” “Staff excellent” “Courteous Staff”

Location

68/100
8 reviews

Location is ok.

“Short walk from downtown” “Near the bus terminal” “Very close to highway”

Room

64/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

“Old spaces” “Light did not work” “Bathtub would not drain”

Good to know

  • Good accessibility by car

    “Free shuttle bus” “Very close to highway”

  • Friendly service

    “Courteous Staff” “Staff was very helpful and friendly”

  • Nice building

    “Club down the road” “Good design”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Light did not work” “Bathtub would not drain”

Review highlights

Service

92/100
57 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Exceptional staff” “Staff excellent” “Courteous Staff”

Amenities

75/100
9 reviews

Nice building.

“Club down the road” “Good design”

Breakfast

74/100
36 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Omelets good” “One of the best breakfasts” “Breakfast good”

Vibe

73/100
9 reviews

Awesome vibe.

“Good design”

Location

69/100
41 reviews

Location is ok. Good accessibility by car.

“Near bus station” “Free shuttle bus” “Close to railway”

Wellness

67/100
6 reviews

Sufficient wellness & sports facilities.

“Hot tub was cold”

Room

60/100
45 reviews

Excellent beds with mediocre bathrooms, and not that clean. Poorly-maintained rooms.

“Old spaces” “Light did not work” “Bathtub would not drain”

WiFi

50/100
6 reviews

Regular internet service.

“Wi-fi weak” “Basic Internet” “Free wifi”

Pool

29/100
5 reviews

Bad pool.

“Pool was cold”

Ranked top 43% by couples, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Nice building

    “Club down the road” “Good design”

  • Comfortable beds

    “Comfy bed” “Beds were very comfortable”

  • Great amenities

    “Club down the road” “Good design”

  • Great reception

Review highlights

Service

90/100
24 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Exceptional staff” “Staff excellent” “Courteous Staff”

Value

80/100
7 reviews

Best value for money.

“Free shuttle bus” “Well priced food” “Good value”

Amenities

76/100
4 reviews

Nice building.

“Club down the road” “Good design”

Breakfast

75/100
16 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Omelets good” “One of the best breakfasts” “Breakfast good”

Food

74/100
4 reviews

Delicious food.

“First-rate restaurant” “Well priced food”

Location

68/100
13 reviews

Location is ok. Good accessibility by car.

“Near the bus terminal” “Free shuttle bus” “Close to railway”

Vibe

68/100
6 reviews

Decent vibe.

“Old spaces” “Good design”

Room

65/100
21 reviews

Great beds in okay rooms. Poorly-maintained rooms.

“Old spaces” “Light did not work” “Bathtub would not drain”

Ranked top 51% by solo travelers, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Omelets good” “One of the best breakfasts”

  • Fantastic service

    “Exceptional staff” “Staff excellent”

  • Friendly service

    “Courteous Staff” “Staff was very helpful and friendly”

Review highlights

Service

94/100
9 reviews

Friendly service.

“Exceptional staff” “Staff excellent” “Courteous Staff”

Breakfast

72/100
6 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Omelets good” “One of the best breakfasts” “Breakfast good”

Location

71/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Short walk from downtown” “Near the bus terminal” “Free shuttle bus”

Room

63/100
5 reviews

Room is all right.

“Old spaces” “Light did not work” “Bathtub would not drain”

Ranked top 46% by families, with a score of 85

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Courteous Staff” “Staff was very helpful and friendly”

  • Fantastic service

    “Exceptional staff” “Staff excellent”

Review highlights

Service

94/100
7 reviews

Friendly service.

“Exceptional staff” “Staff excellent” “Courteous Staff”

Location

69/100
5 reviews

Location is ok.

“Short walk from downtown” “Near bus station” “Close to railway”

Room

64/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

“Lots of hot water” “Old spaces” “Light did not work”

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Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany

4.0 out of 5. Based on 336 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

The Holiday Inn Express Albany - Downtown is a newly renovated hotel located in the heart of downtown Albany. Walking distance to over 24 local bars and restaurants, this hotel features all the comforts for and conveniences for today's business and leisure traveler. Amenities include an indoor recreation center with a heated pool, whirlpool,and fitness center and a Complimentary shuttle service travelling to the Airport, Amtrak Station and up to five miles in the immediate area.Our 24 hour business center ensures all conveniences are at your finger tips. All rooms featuring free high speed wired and wireless internet, 26' flat screen high definition TV's, IPod clock radios, microwaves and refrigerators. Our Free Deluxe breakfast and Free On-site parking are a hit for Downtown travelers. Our flexible meeting space can accommodate from 10 in our Executive Boardroom, to 200 in our Empire Ballroom. Work with one of our preferred caterers or use your own! Contact our friendly sales staff today!

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00PM
Check Out: 12:00PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2007
Floors: 5
Rooms: 135
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 117
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 3
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 3 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 3000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 200 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Pool Info:
The indoor pool is open from 9:00am to 9:30pm. Also included in the pool area is a Jacuzzi tub.
Ownership: DC Hotels
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Cancellation Policy differs for each group.
Nightly Parking: 0.00
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 14.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 8.00%
Occupancy Tax: 6.00%
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00%
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 15.95 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 11.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 20.95 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 6.95 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 6.95 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 15.00 Per Item
Banquet Soda: 2.00 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.00 Per Item

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • TV - Free HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Albany International Airport is located approximately 8 miles from hotel with free shuttle service to and from. Taxi fare is approximately $30.00 one way.

Local Shuttle Info: The shuttle runs from 7am-11pm daily. This is a complimentary service. The shuttle is available to take guests to the immediate downtown area, train station, and airport.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast Information

A Hot Breakfast Buffet is served daily. Featured Items include, Pancakes,Eggs , Choice of meat( bacon, sausage, turkey sausage), French Toast, Cold Cereal, Oatmeal, Whole Fruit , Warm Cinnamon Rolls and an assortment of breads and muffins. Coffee is available 24 hours a day.

About Holiday Inn Express

  • Free Express Start Breakfast Bar offering eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, and their signature cinnamon rolls just to name a few
  • Have their own 100% Arabica Smart Roast Coffee
  • Free high-speed internet service in every room
  • eHost Online Concierge Service where guests can learn about hotel amenities, major airlines nearby, up-to-date local weather and even car rental services
  • Perfect for the business traveler on the go, Holiday Inn Express offers 24/7 fax & photocopy services
  • Unlimited free local and toll-free calls

The Holiday Inn Express highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Holiday Inn Express Albany Downtown

Group vs. Individual Rates at Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany

This chart illustrates trends of sleeping room prices for both our group prices and the best online individual traveler prices we could find at the time the group offer was submitted. The best group discount displayed is 28.5% in the month of March 2015 and the highest average individual rate is $199 in the month of February 2014. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany.

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Albany event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Empire Ballroom 40 x 62 x 9 2480 150/150 -- 80 44 38 40 --/-- 175 225 --
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Empire Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2480 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
40 x 62 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
1 Below Ground
Columns:
4
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Executive Boardroom 19 x 27 x 9 513 --/-- -- -- -- -- 10 --/-- -- -- --
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Executive Boardroom

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
513 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
19 x 27 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
First Capital Room 23 x 40 x 8 920 50/50 -- 30 24 20 24 --/-- 45 70 --
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First Capital Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
920 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
23 x 40 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
1
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD

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