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Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany

1228 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203-3326, United States
+1 518 489 2981

$99+

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7.3/10 Good
Based on 1,948 reviews
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    Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Sovereign Hotel Albany! When staying at our Albany hotel, a trip to the Crossgates Mall is a must, whether you’re here for an event at SUNY Albany (Albany University) or just getting away from the city. A great academic community, the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) and the College of St. Rose are also in the neighborhood. We cater to all guests, whether you’re a healthcare professional at Albany Medical Center or simply touring a nearby college campus, our friendly staff members will make you feel at home. Catch a game at the Times Union Center or take a stroll around Washington Park. The Palace Theatre always features exciting shows and don’t forget to attend a SUNY athletic event. They bring athletes and fans to the area from around the country. Take in a Guilderland Soccer Tournament or visit the Saratoga Racecourse for an adrenaline rush. Even if you’re here to take the NYS Bar Exam, it’s important to treat yourself after those months of studying. How about a trip to the Altamont Fairgrounds to see what’s happening? All year-round there are special events taking place. Employees of General Electric (GE®) and Global Foundries® are a couple of our regular guests, and we prioritize business travelers who want to feel at home. Close to the Amtrak Rensselaer Station and Albany International Airport, traveling is easy at our Albany hotel. Nearby, the NYS Museum and Empire State Plaza are must-sees for vacationers. Tour the capitol buildings and try out some of the local fare. Afterwards, you can rest easy in your spacious room with luxurious bedding. It’s the little touches that make any trip special, and we combine the best in service with the best amenities. Book a room at the BEST WESTERN Sovereign Hotel Albany now!

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    Amenities

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Laundry service
    • ATM on-site
    • Business center
    • Cribs available
    • Laundry facilities
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Indoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Free airport shuttle
    • Free parking
    • Train station shuttle
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Wedding services
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Internet
    • Room service
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    Overall Rating

    7.3 Good
    Based on 1,948 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent value."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
    • 8.6 "Breakfast is good."
    • 5.9 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.3 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.5 "Vibe wasn't good."
    • 2.8 "Terrible amenities."
    • 2.8 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
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    Overall Rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 642 reviews
    • 9.6 "Excellent value."
      9.9 "99% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.6 "76% said the reception staff was great."
      8.6 "86% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
    • 8.4 "Breakfast is good."
      9.9 "99% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 6.1 "Average cleanliness."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.7 "Beds were acceptable for 57%."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.4 "Average comfort."
      5.7 "Beds were acceptable for 57%."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.6 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.2 "Horrible vibe."
      2.0 "For 80%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      3.5 "65% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 2.7 "Terrible amenities."
      2.6 "74% thought the building wasn't nice."
      2.0 "For 80%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      2.4 "76% thought the facilities needed updating."
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    Overall Rating

    7.1 Good
    Based on 701 reviews
    • 9.6 "Excellent value."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.8 "Breakfast is good."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 6.3 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 5.4 "Average cleanliness."
      5.9 "Only 59% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
      2.5 "75% complained about the bathroom."
      1.5 "85% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.6 "For 54%, the rooms looked old."
      1.6 "84% found problems with the furniture."
    • 4.5 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.5 "Vibe wasn't good."
      3.5 "65% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      2.1 "For 79%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 3.0 "Terrible amenities."
      2.8 "72% thought the building wasn't nice."
      2.1 "For 79%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      2.6 "74% thought the facilities needed updating."
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    Overall Rating

    7.1 Good
    Based on 272 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent value."
      9.9 "99% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.9 "79% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.5 "Breakfast is good."
      9.9 "99% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 5.7 "Average cleanliness."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.9 "Not very comfortable."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
      2.5 "75% complained about the bathroom."
      1.8 "82% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.1 "69% had problems with the shower."
      1.6 "84% found problems with the furniture."
    • 4.6 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      3.6 "64% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 2.8 "Terrible amenities."
      2.6 "74% thought the building wasn't nice."
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    Overall Rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 331 reviews
    • 9.3 "Excellent value."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.3 "83% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
    • 8.7 "Breakfast is good."
    • 6.1 "Average cleanliness."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.6 "Beds were acceptable for 56%."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.4 "Average comfort."
      5.6 "Beds were acceptable for 56%."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.0 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      3.8 "62% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      2.1 "For 79%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 2.6 "Terrible amenities."
      2.5 "75% thought the building wasn't nice."
      2.1 "For 79%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
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