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Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany

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

$96+

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7.4/10 Good
Based on 1,818 reviews
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  • 5.3
  • 4.6

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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
    • Fitness center
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Laundry service
    • Room service
    • ATM on-site
    • Business center
    • Cribs available
    • Laundry facilities
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • 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.
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 1,818 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent value."
    • 8.8 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
    • 5.6 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.6 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.5 "Vibe wasn't good."
    • 3.3 "Wellness & sports facilities were not very nice."
    • 2.7 "Terrible amenities."
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    Overall Rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 618 reviews
    • 9.6 "Excellent value."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% said the reception staff was great."
      8.6 "86% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.5 "Breakfast is good."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
    • 5.9 "Average cleanliness."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.4 "Average comfort."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.8 "Internet is poor."
      4.0 "60% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.6 "Vibe wasn't good."
      3.4 "For 66%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      3.0 "70% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 2.6 "Terrible amenities."
      2.5 "75% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.4 "For 66%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      1.0 "90% complained about the elevator."
      1.5 "85% thought the facilities needed updating."
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    Overall Rating

    7.3 Good
    Based on 654 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent value."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.0 "Excellent breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.1 "Average comfort."
      5.6 "Beds were acceptable for 56%."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.0 "Internet is average."
      3.9 "61% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      3.1 "69% complained about the bathroom."
      1.6 "84% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.5 "For 55%, the rooms looked old."
      1.7 "83% found problems with the furniture."
      4.4 "56% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.3 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.8 "72% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.1 "For 69%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 2.7 "Terrible amenities."
      2.7 "73% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.1 "For 69%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      1.6 "84% complained about the elevator."
      1.6 "84% thought the facilities needed updating."
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    Overall Rating

    6.7 Good
    Based on 254 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent value."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
    • 8.5 "Breakfast is good."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.9 "79% said the reception staff was great."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.7 "Internet is poor."
      3.8 "62% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.4 "Not very comfortable."
      5.0 "Beds were acceptable for 50%."
      3.4 "66% thought it was too noisy."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."
      5.0 "Beds were acceptable for 50%."
      2.9 "71% complained about the bathroom."
      2.0 "80% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.5 "55% had problems with the shower."
      1.7 "83% found problems with the furniture."
      3.7 "63% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.4 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.8 "72% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 2.4 "Terrible amenities."
      2.5 "75% thought the building wasn't nice."
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    Overall Rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 290 reviews
    • 9.3 "Excellent value."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.1 "81% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.8 "Breakfast is good."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
    • 5.9 "Average cleanliness."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.4 "Beds were acceptable for 54%."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.0 "Average comfort."
      5.4 "Beds were acceptable for 54%."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.5 "Internet is poor."
      3.6 "64% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.8 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.9 "71% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.0 "For 70%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 2.6 "Terrible amenities."
      2.5 "75% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.0 "For 70%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      1.2 "88% thought the facilities needed updating."
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