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Red Carpet Inn Albany Downtown

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
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A typical motel as you find it on the fringes of many U.S. and Canadian cities, practical and not too expensive. Nothing special in either a positive or a negative way, everything just worked. 24/7 reception, no breakfast, but free coffee in the morning. Not quite close to the city center, but still barely in walking distance.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Have been staying at this hotel for four years and it is great as we enjoy going to Saratoga Race track and this hotel is convenient. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Marty is the best and always welcomes you back and goes above and beyond to help with any of your needs or request. We recommend this hotel... More 

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Monroe, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

It was highly acceptable for what we needed. Just a place to sleep for a couple of nights while a family member was in the hospital recovering from surgery. If a place to sleep is all you need, you will be very happy with this particular Red Carpet Inn.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Had to stop in Albany for the nite because of a snowstorm, had to catch my bus back at 9:30 in the morning, couldn't find a single taxi in time, at 9:00 the owner graciously offered to take me to the depot, even refused 20$ i offered him, WOW made my day and saved my trip! Thanks!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I picked Red Carpet Inn for two reasons. First, it only cost $55 and taxes, and second, it seemed to be close to the downtown. After my stay, I still like the price, but am unsure about this location. Looking at the map, it seems easy to get there after one gets off I-90. I do not know why it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Looking for a motel, stumbled onto the Red Carpet. Looked clean and presentable and the price was very reasonable. The rooms are clean but not spotless. Amenities are basic but as can be expected for the price. Overall, an okay place for a simple night's sleep.

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Woking, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

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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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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