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Motel 6 Albany Airport NY

1600 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205 (Formerly Americas Best Inn; Ambassador Motor Inn)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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new york city
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Motel. 6 as done an excellent job in redesigning there motels .... What's happening now is many of the newer models are falling apart because many customers who decide to come and sleep here have no respect and live like there in there own homes . Shame on many but for the price they continue to bring the lower element... More 

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Albany, New York
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I'm glad I ignored all the negative reviews and took a a chance on this place. It was part of my escape plan from the Super 8 located across the street we couldn't stand another night in. What a welcome relief. I was shocked considering the deal I got on the rate. I really wasn't expecting much, just clean sheets... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

All I ask is that my travel lodging be clean, and that is what I get here. Added bonuses are courteous staff, a TV, and a mini-fridge. My wife refuses to stay at Motel 6, but even she might like this one--especially with Whole Foods and LL Bean a mile down the road.

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Rotterdam, New York
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at this motel for two nights. I got the room for 35 dollars a night on hotwire and after reading the previous reviews I decided to just take a chance. Okay... It really wasn't THAT bad. The hotel is ran by an Indian family and I believe they have converted rooms into their "home." The... More 

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Malone, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

So two days prior I had the room reserved with my parents credit card. Called back to the office Thursday to make sure the card had been charged and the room wasn't just "reserved" Gentleman on the phone says "yes if you reserved it online it has already charged your card". Drive three and a half hours....arrive at 9pm. Go... More 

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Chemung
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Great escape from the Super 8 motel a few hundred feet away on Central Ave. Motel 6 was the economical, clean, comfortable, safe - average motel accommodations in which I was expecting to find within this price range. The staff was polite. Grounds were well light and maintained. Rooms were newly renovated, faux bamboo hard-surface floors, room had very modern... More 

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29 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Rude desk clerks refused to let me see the room until I got on the phone with my bank to dispute the charge then suddenly they changed thier mind. The couple this owns it was amazingly rude and the room they showed us was nasty and smelled! FYI this property is franchised unlike the other m6 on watervleit that is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Dead bugs all over the bathroom (and a few living centipedes), an odor upon entrance that didn't dissipate and made my clothes stink and worst of all.. NO HOT WATER! When I complained to the "manager", he said it was my fault for not testing everything out upon arrival (!) and that I waited until the next day to tell... More 

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Nimit P, Manager at Motel 6 Albany Airport NY, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Motel6 Albany. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near... More 

Oregon City, Oregon
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We flew into Albany late at night so thought we'd find somewhere close to the airport, at a reasonable price. When I made the online reservations, I asked for a crib as we had a 1-year old with us. Check-in was pretty quick but she wasn't very friendly. And there were no cribs available. I don't think they have any... More 

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Nimit P, Manager at Motel 6 Albany Airport NY, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the 4466 Albany. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near... More 

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I understand Motel 6 is majority franchise but representing the brand is most important. No continental breakfast just day old coffee. The new laminate floors are beautiful, the entire redesign is beautiful. But the room attendant do not thoroughly clean the rooms. My 1st night was horrible. The floors were so dirty, the bottom of my feet looked as if... More 

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Nimit P, Manager at Motel 6 Albany Airport NY, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Motel6 Albany. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near... More 

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