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Howard Johnson Inn Albany

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1614 Central Avenue/Rt. 5, Albany, NY 12205
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Ranked #33 of 50 Hotels in Albany
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I did my research and thought this hotel looked good. It was amazing. This is a family run business and you can see all the effort they have put into this place. For the price, everything was perfect, and clean. The grounds were very well maintained as well. You can 'feel' caring when it shows up. When I checked in... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice motel for the price - room could use some updating but perfectly adequate for brief stay. Nice pool, breakfast and staff.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is gross. The pics speak for themselves plus there was a big hole behind the mirror. Stinked of smoke. And it was non smoking. Dirty there was a half eaten brownie in the nightstand! Pubes on the sheet. The place was in general disrepair.

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Ontario, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While the hotel was located convenient to the highway and the staff was very polite and friendly, the room I had was very poor. I did ask for a smoking room, I did not ask for the stains and burn marks in the carpet. There was some evidence of renovating of the exterior, either that or they didn't care about... More 

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Got this the night before, so it was pretty cheap. Our expectations were not very high, but it was better than we thought. All the things worked in the room, the shower was fine, we slept well. It is in a good location, close to the airport, and especially good for Toys r us, Macy's, Whole foods, and the Cheesecake... More 

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HoJoAlbanyNY, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Albany, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel! We try our best to accommodate our guests for the best value possible. We're glad to hear that you were happy with your stay. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

You can tell they people who own it are trying to painfully bring it up to date. I was greeted by a construction being done on the walkway to the main office, I was hoping this was a good sign. Was treated nice by the staff, The have a room that has been turned into a workout room,they also have... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This property is in desperate need of updating, right down to chain locks vs. deadbolts. Very scary.

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HoJoAlbanyNY, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Albany, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Hadley, New York, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Very basic hotel good value for the money but tired. It has not been renovated in many years. The room was clean but the shower took a while to heat up. Its not a bad choice for a cheap hotel as long as you realize that's what your getting.

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HoJoAlbanyNY, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Albany, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Nice place to stay with many facilities... Staff is good.. Owner personally taking care of all small thing... Pool side room add fun in your stay... Have a beer at pool side... Peaceful place... Good breakfast... Overall value for money.......

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HoJoAlbanyNY, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Albany, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for the positive feed back. On behalf of the entire staff we hope that you will visit us again. More 

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