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74 State Hotel

#12 of 49 Hotels in Albany
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74 State Street, Albany, NY 12207
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Albany for 1 night so that we could visit a drive in movie theater. Our room was lovely and spacious, and the beds were sooooo comfortable. There was free breakfast in the morning and free wifi throughout the hotel. Overall a very lovely stay!!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to stay at this hotel several years ago, but the rooms got kind of run down, the carpets a little nasty and it was expensive. BUT, just stayed there on business for 1 night and the rooms are redone, beautiful, and exceptionally comfortable. Excellent value and I look forward to seeing how the renovations finish up (the "old"... More 

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Andrew S, Manager at 74 State Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DrRiff, Thank you for giving us another shot during your most recent visit to Albany, I'm also happy to hear you enjoyed the updates we have made so far. We also hope to see you again in the future when we are fully converted to a Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott in the coming months. Sincerely, Andrew Smith... More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Was in Albany for a 3 day conference at Russel Sage College in Troy NY. This hotel was a 25 minute ride from the college in Troy. The hotel is located in downtown Albany. All the major city buses are just a block away from the hotel making it very convenient to travel all over Albany and nearby areas. The... More 

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Andrew S, Manager at 74 State Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Doris P, We would like to extend our thanks for the review about your recent stay with us. We try to be sure each guest has a fantastic experience when with us. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Albany when we are fully converted to a Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott... More 

Montreal, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This hotel is made charming by its old style, large and comfortable rooms, and very sweet staff. Clearly, it is under-going renovations, and we do hope they will maintain its style and not transform it into another soul-less hotel chain under the new management. A much better value than the Hilton or any other hotel close by. We'd definitely stay... More 

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Andrew S, Manager at 74 State Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MartaMacdonald, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your most recent stay with us. Our staff really goes out of their way to help all of our guests and to be sure each an every guest has the best stay possible. We can't wait to have you back again when we are fully converted to... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Stayed one night with my family on our way from Niagara Falls to New York.The hotel is in the center of Albany downtown and the area is full with restaurants and places you can eat and drink.The rooms are big and spacious.The staff is really friendly and helpful.The breakfast is ok and the WiFi is good.Overall this hotel is a... More 

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Andrew S, Manager at 74 State Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Miki T, Thank you for taking the time to write about your most recent stay with us. We can't wait to have you back again when we are a Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott this spring. Sincerely, Andrew Smith General Manager More 

Barga, Italy
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175 reviews 175 reviews
46 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

In the centre of Albany, next door to the Capitol, next door to area with pubs and restaurants. Very nice spacious room. We got a deal for 79 usd plus tax. Only minus point. The breakfast room, a temporary situation, is a bit of a boring thing in a boring room. And free safe parking in front of the hotel.

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Andrew S, Manager at 74 State Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bianches, Thank you for staying with us on your recent trip to Albany. We would also like to thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your stay! We are hoping our brand new breakfast room will be ready soon for all of your guests to enjoy and it will certainly be ready by the time... More 

Brooklyn, NY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This was my second stay at 74 State and another great experience. Staff is friendly and accommodating. Rooms have been renovated as they transition to. Fairfield Inn. Elevator interior seemed a little beat up but I'm guessing they've gotten a bit of abuse with new furnishing, etc. Breakfast is temporarily located in a meeting room but still generous. Will stay... More 

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Andrew S, Manager at 74 State Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bklynred, We love having you! Thank you for being a regular guest! We look forward to continuing to be your hotel of choice in Albany, especially when we're a Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott! Sincerely, Andrew Smith General Manager More 

Syracuse
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We picked 74 State due to price and proximity to the Times Union Arena. It was even closer than we thought and the atmosphere is what you would see in a 5 star hotel. The front desk personnel are always smiling and willing to assist you; they greet you when you are coming in or leaving. The rooms are not... More 

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Andrew S, Manager at 74 State Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Thomas K, Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us! We can't wait to see you again next year for the MAAC Tournament when we're a Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott. Sincerely, Andrew Smith General Manager More 

Manchester, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I stayed at the 74 State because it was close to the Times Union Center, I will go back because it was wonderful. Old World, clean, quite and comfortable with a very good complimentary breakfast and the greatest staff I have encountered in a long time If you need glitz go up the street to the Hilton.

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Andrew S, Manager at 74 State Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Craig J, Thank you for staying with us and writing such an awesome response. We hope to see you again the next time you're in Albany when we're a Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott. Sincerely, Andrew Smith General Manager More 

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