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Motel 6 Albany

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   100 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
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Ranked #33 of 49 hotels in Albany
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Rooms recently updated. My problem with this type of Motel 6 format is there are NO carpets on the floor! Get beyond that and it is an okay property. The best thing about my stay was the customer service. The new manager is Beth and she is fantastic! Very outgoing, friendly and helpful. Kate on the front desk is also... More

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Brentwood, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

In the evening of November 04,2013 at about 6p.m. after attending a meeting, I came back to the hotel to find no one at the front desk. There was no one there to challenge anyone who walked into the hotel this leads to an unsafe environment. There was also a heavy cigarette smell in the hall way even though the... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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133 reviews 133 reviews
113 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I stay in lots of hotels and found this Motel 6 to be clean and comfortable. The check-in was fast and efficient. They building and grounds are well maintained and the checkout was effortless. Overall a great place to stay.

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Northern PA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
38 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

This motel was a reasonably nice Motel 6. It had been recently refreshed, and the room was spacious and clean. The desk clerk was friendly, and they had a microwave in the lobby, which was nice. Otherwise, it was a pretty typical basic motel--not fancy but decent. The location was convenient to downtown Albany and I-90. Overall, it was a... More

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Montreal, Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
84 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I'm rather shocked to read what some people are saying about this location. We stayed here for one night recently and were reasonably satisfied. It was a standard, renovated Motel 6. Nothing more, nothing less. No horror stories to tell. We did overhear at checkout someone in the manager's office mention "police coming to your room". We laughed at that... More

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Columbia, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Ok, I have been staying here for years when I visit Albany because they accept my dog and its convenient to highway and a good cab fare to Lark St. Yes, I was met at the front door where a housekeeper was out smoking (bad start) and yes they have had many shady people stay there, and yes I wouldn't... More

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Orinda, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Motel 6 on Watervliet Ave. was reliably clean and great staff. Very conveniently located. They recommended a nearby cafe that was quite good. Ate wonderful salad there, but can't remember the name, left, left, right at t-intersection, immediately on right.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

The staff is very friendly not all that helpful when you need them. Yes they are locked behind doors and glass after 10pm. Rooms smell clean n fresh. Lots of different types of people. Just keep to yourself and you won't be bothered by anyone. cops come thru there all the time. Never had any problems other then the Landry... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We had to stay at Motel 6 on Watervliet Ave for about 2 weeks. No we are not social services. But I think they are there. The front desk staff is ok. The best were Patrick and Linda Rose.. There are definetly drug dealers all around there. Their clients come in all the time. For the two weeks we stayed... More

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Evanston, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

My wife and I stayed here when I went to meet my new in-laws after Melody and I got married. I give the location two stars because the manager was receptive to my concerns, as noted below. On the second night, a strong odor of marijuana was in the hallway of the hotel; the desk clerk had no idea and... More

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Address: 100 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
Location: United States > New York > Albany
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Albany 2*
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This Motel 6 is located within minutes of many great attractions, including the Pepsi Arena, the Egg Performing Arts Center and the Saratoga Harness Track. Wi-Fi is available in all of our modern rooms. ... more   less 
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