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BEST WESTERN Sovereign Hotel - Albany

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1228 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel itself is a weird mix of outdated and updated. The room was fine, the beds in good shape with updated linens, and comfortable. The cube minifrig was probably 40 years old. The bathroom had a comically oversized toilet tank lid and a shower curtain rod that was dramatically curved - but the tub was rectangular - leaving lots... More

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Omond Beach, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Family atmosphere with all the respect and service you could want. Restaurants nearby and affordable. Close to wo shopping malls as well as across the street from SUNY Albany. I would recommend this hotel to any one needing one in the area for short or long term.

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Albany, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This property looks a little old from the outside but inside is very nice. The rooms look newly renovated and have very comfortable bedding with a nice selection of pillows. There is a microwave and small refrigerator. The breakfast area is wonderful, a real restaurant with private booths and tables decorated in rich colors. The selections are extensive with eggs,... More

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Brooklyn, NY
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a conference held there. There was a wad of long hair and glob of spittle in the toilet when I arrived. My room had a musky smell so I had to keep the noisy fan running. The Wi-Fi only worked in the restaurant area not in the room or conference room. The third floor rug was FILTHY and... More

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Horrible room and smell. Bathroom was not clean. The carpet in the room had big stains. The hallway had a musty smell in the morning. I would never stay at that hotel again. The people in the next room check-in at 1am and kept us up until 2:30am with their "partying" Called receptionist and was told that she went up... More

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Bloomington, IL, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff - very helpful and friendly. That was the best part, and is probably the hardest part to get right. So, full marks for great staff. Comfortable & clean room. Breakfast selections not so good. In-room free WiFi extremely slow. Fax machine at front desk didn't work, and I needed to send an important fax. Thin walls with lots... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first and my last time staying at this Best Western Hotel. This hotel is outdated and dirty.The first thing I noticed about this hotel was how filthy the carpets were on the first floor. The hallways weren't well lit and the floor by the vending machine hadn't been swept. My room appeared to be clean but upon... More

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New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast set up is great, clean but could use some updating. Customer service is excellent. This is located across the street from UAlbany. Perfect if you need to stay overnight during orientation or Freshmen move in week.

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Stratford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found our room to be clean and quite spacious. It is an older building and is showing it's age in some places. The Wifi worked great and the included breakfast had lots of choices for us. One problem we had was the housekeeping staff use the same elevators and in the morning, as we were trying to pack up... More

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It`s an excellent place to stay. The rooms are clean and big. The service is very good. The price is also reasonable. The location is very convenient, next to pizza hut, subway and gas stations. The staff is very friendly and patient, always ready to help. The bus stop is just in front of the hotel and they have a... More

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Address: 1228 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203
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Location: United States > New York > Albany
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Sovereign Hotel - Albany 2.5*
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Convenience and value come together at the Best Western Sovereign Hotel in Albany New York. This full service Albany Hotel offers complimentary Full Hot American Breakfast, Free Wi-Fi and Shuttle Service. All rooms have refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers. Hotel has an indoor heated pool, sauna, fitness room, restaurant, and business center. The hotel is located at the entrance of U-Albany and is minutes from Times Union Center, Downtown area, Crossgates Mall, and Airport. ... more   less 
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