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Red Carpet Inn Albany Downtown

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   500 Northern Boulevard, Albany, NY 12204
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Woking, England
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84 reviews 84 reviews
42 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was all a bit dated but everything was very clean. The room seemed a bit dark because of the furnishings and it did have the oldest tv I have seen in a long time. Bed reasonably comfortable and slept ok. Really enjoyed the hot shower. Single story with parking outside the rooms, parking area and grounds well kept. WiFi... More

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Middleville, New York, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Grounds are beautiful, but the room was terrible. It had a very strong urine smell, and the walls were dirty. When we turned on the air conditioner, the mold and mildew smell was so bad, we had to turn it off. I opened a window to try to get some fresh air into the room, but it had no screen.... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We been there just for a night.Very nice ,new , clean rooms. Wi-fi and parking.Average price/quality is very good.Excellent room . Large bed.Great location , close to the highway .Easy to find.Convenient for travelers.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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246 reviews 246 reviews
48 hotel reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed here in 2012 and in my review at that time I had remarked that our non smoking room had clearly been smoked in and chemicals used to try to cover it were also present. We stayed here again not remembering our previous stay when we booked. The lobby reeked of cigarette smoke - in spite of the NO... More

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Otis, MA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

A friend and I were in Albany for the Springsteen concert and stayed here for the show. It is an economical motel, costing about a third of other places close to downtown, however you do have to take a bus, cab, or your car to the Pepsi Arena. It is pretty basic, but as with my previous stays, it was... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I discovered this motel through the Hotel Saver coupon books. I have been here on 5 different times and each time I've had a nice room -- nothing like some of the complaints of the other guests. The motel is old but each room I've had has been clean and comfortable. There is a microwave and refrigerator in each room... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This was SO bad I can't believe that I have to write this-bathroom door hinges busted so door didn't close,mold on shower wall, floor needed to be cleaned, busted frig never got cold enough to chill a water bottle, garbage/dirt in corners-carpetting not vacuumed,cigarette burns on chairs, chairs too disgusting to use,mattress hard as rock,NO tv reception,tv remote had dried... More

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

As the other reviewers say, the area is somewhat shady but in general the hotel is fine. No major stink, water working, bed was ok. In general I would say the stay was ok. I didn't have a great experience with one of the desk managers who had a bad attitude.

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Killington, Vermont
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

After driving for 5 hours to get to the hospital for an emergency visit to a family member, I was greeted with a scowl by the woman at the front desk. My father who was in the hospital booked the room for me. She would not let me check in because my father was not there to sign for the... More

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Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Used coupon from travel plaza book. Sister and I felt totally unsafe in area, parking lot and hotel lobby even though Victor said it was safe. Intuition told us to leave. Opened door to nasty, smelly room and said no way. Went and asked for money back. He said he would credit us and it would take 5 days but... More

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Additional Information about Red Carpet Inn Albany Downtown

Address: 500 Northern Boulevard, Albany, NY 12204
Location: United States > New York > Albany
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Carpet Inn Albany Downtown 2*
Number of rooms: 78
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