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Motel 6 Albany

100 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
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Kihei, Hawaii
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

While the pictures are how the rooms look there is much need for a stronger maintenance team. Room was dirty, curtains falling off window, bed sheets stained with burn holes and even non smoking room hinted of smoke. You are getting what you paid for. Pillow's are cheap motel 6, your where a sad sad mess.

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6Team, Brand Experience Team Member at Motel 6 Albany, responded to this review

Lundstat, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a comfortable room for a satisfying stay, for this reason we apologize for the disappointment you describe with the expectations of amenities. We strive to... More 

Mantua, Ohio
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I'll be honest, it's hit or miss with Motel 6. I've stayed at good ones and bad ones. This one was the latter. On the good side, they have renovated the rooms (excluding the dingy bathrooms) and the beds and pillows are really comfy. On the bad side, there are sketchy looking people hanging out in the parking lot late... More 

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New York City, New York
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118 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Good news, bad news. Bad news, this place is sketchy. Parties down the hall, the smell of pot and it seemed like there was foot traffic up an down the hall all night. We did not feel safe. The good news? The good news is that you have been warned.

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Thank VanCortlandt
6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Albany, responded to this review

VanCortlandt, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. We encourage you to contact our... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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69 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Check this one as the option when going through Albany, New York. Very clean, hardwood floors, very comfortable bed, good water pressure. No fears about parking lot or building. Doors open from clean hallway. Best thing was it was $55 on a Saturday night. No need to go anywhere else, even if for a few days.

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Kanata, Ontario
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39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

This place was old, smelly, and disgusting. Bed was uncomfortable, bathroom old. I couldn't wait to get out. Nothing worth seeing in the area surrounding the hotel either. Don't stay here. Total waste of your money.

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Thank higoomgala
6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Albany, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. Motel 6 standards for quality... More 

Casablanca, Morocco
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35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The room is large, the beds are acceptable but air is terrible. There is a strong smell of something different from cigarettes. I can't say what it is because I don't know what it is. It took us hours to get accustom to it and be able to sleep. By the way, air conditioning was working well.

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Thank Ahmed_Badda
6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Albany, responded to this review

Ahmed, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a clean, comfortable room and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the odor concern and bed comfort issues you describe. Please accept our apologies for the inconveniences you describe. We invite you to contact our Guest Relations department at 1-855-787-9864 to record the... More 

Jersey City, New Jersey
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38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere at this location is a bit sketchy, (the scent of refer is powerful at times) however super convenient for getting on/off the highway and less than 10mins w/o traffic to downtown Albany. Parking is free and close to places for eating. I stayed two nights. It was noisy at times, but the staff were extremely polite and if... More 

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Thank Renee M
6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Albany, responded to this review

Renee, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We apologize for the inconvenience you describe in finding our location. The service concerns you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality, and we are sorry you experienced less than satisfying service during your visit. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent... More 

Rockford, Illinois, United States
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28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Stayed for one night at this hotel. I wouldn't say that the front desk clerk was the friendliest. Common areas could have used some cleaning. Room was ok; had basic amenities. No carpeting which was ok. We were in a non-smoking hall, but I could swear I smelled cigarette smoke! Got up early in the morning to take a walk... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Albany, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your post. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a comfortable room for a satisfying stay, for this reason we apologize for the disappointment you describe with the expectations of amenities. We strive to provide a comfortable... More 

New York, New York, United States
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55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I drove my daughter to a training program in the Albany area and chose to travel with my dog. After I dropped my daughter off, my Malti-poo Sophine and I checked in at this Motel 6 to stay overnight. There were quite a number of other guests with dogs. Apparently dogs can stay in any Motel 6 (no pet fee)... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

The room looks like the picture, good space but: Towels and mattress had stains Only 3 pillows on a king bed Ice machine was not working You have to walk at least 10-15 minutes to reach a restaurant. Lots of drunk people and noise Wifi is paid and only for one device meaning you either use your phone, tablet or... More 

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