Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany

300 Broadway Ave., Albany, NY 12207 United States (USA) near Exit 6 (4.5) on I-90 (~1.7mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.5 Star Property
42.645600-73.749920
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4.0/5

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  • Includes an indoor swimming pool
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Airport shuttle available
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • 135 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Check out: 12:00PM
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • 2 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:
"Comfortable"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
It was a good place to stay and a decent price just only thing was got to room and had to go back down stairs to lobby to get key activated again was locked out of room but overall would stay here again someday.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
04-Nov-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Nov 02 to Mon Nov 04 2019 at a $85.12 average nightly rate.
"Awesome, Friendly staff, loved that we were asked whether we wanted a room near the elevator or not "
Overall Score5.0/ 5
See above ! Also great value for your money and loved being so close to the Hudson River,.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
08-Jul-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jul 05 to Sat Jul 06 2019 at a $109.61 average nightly rate.
"Decent Hotel"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
We came on the night of 3/23/2019 for a concert. This was a good hotel choice based on location to Times Union Center. Pros: room was clean, nice. Complimentary breakfast was above average. Walking distance to the concert venue. Cons: the biggest complaint I had was that when I booked, the agency I booked about a month prior, I had the rep look for hotels within walking distance and had a hot tub. This was the best fit and pretty pricey. When we arrived the pool / hot tub was under maintenance and the desk lady's only comment was “it's been under maintence for two weeks, it's on the website”, which I thought was pretty rude. Lets be honest, nobody goes back and checks websites after booking for that? We came for my wife's birthday and hours early just to use the hot tub so we were disappointed to say the least. I would have expected just a little more empathy for trained staff. Side note, the tub had no drain plug either, so the Holiday Inn must be a shower only hotel?.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
07-Apr-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Mar 23 to Sun Mar 24 2019 at a $234.25 average nightly rate.
"Awesome Great"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Really easy in and out no issues.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Nov-2018 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Nov 13 to Thu Nov 15 2018 at a $89.64 average nightly rate.
"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
4.0 out of 5. Based on 574 guest reviews

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: 135
Handicap Rooms: 2
Rooms with 1 Bed: 80
Rooms with 2 Beds: 55
Suites: 3
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 3913 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 200 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 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: 10.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 18.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 13.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 25.95 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 7.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 7.00 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


  • 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
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • 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 Channel: 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.

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.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

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

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 2480150/150--80443840--/--175225--
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Empire Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2480 Sq. Mi
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
Executive Boardroom 19 x 27 x 9 513--/----------10--/--------
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Executive Boardroom

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
513 Sq. Mi
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
First Capital Room 23 x 40 x 8 92050/50--30242024--/--4570--
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First Capital Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
920 Sq. Mi
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

FAQs about Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany

What time is check in?

Check in time is 03:00PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany have?

There are 135 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany?

Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany?

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.

Is there a gym at Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there shuttle service?

Yes. 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. Good shuttle service. Most guests were happy with the shuttle service.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. Free in-room wifi. Free WiFi service.

Is there a pool at Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. The indoor pool is open from 9:00am to 9:30pm. Also included in the pool area is a Jacuzzi tub..

Testimonials:

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"You helped me with budgeting airfares and with all this help on hotels and air, we ended up choosing to have an off-site meeting and it ended up being cheaper than us hosting it here in NYC!" C.C. - New York City, NY

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