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Econo Lodge Colonie Center Mall

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1630 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12205
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Ranked #28 of 49 Hotels in Albany
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rochester,NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are the kind of people who are able to overlook minor cosmetic issues such as peeling/chipping paint or a few marks on the wall...in favor of a reasonable rate. ESPECIALLY if the room is clean and staff is courteous and friendly, and that was the case at this motel. Would definitely stay here again if we travel to the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't look too bad from the outside. Only 4 cars in the parking lot, and a few sketchy looking people hanging around outside. Go inside to enter the lobby and you're greeted by the smell of sweaty socks and mold. Whatever, you get what you pay for right? Okay so now on to the room. You're greeted by a nice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very good two-star property. Check-in polite and efficient. The room was basic, clean and comfortable. Everything worked. Breakfast area was clean and well stocked. Manager, Bob, is very pleasant and accommodating. Good value for the rate. This is where I will stay when I am in the area again.

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Lake Placid, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This was the second time I have stayed at this Econo Lodge in Colonie, NY. There are 5 other motels in the immediate vicinity, but this Econo Lodge is my favorite. The sheets and towels were immaculate and soft. The bed was very comfortable. The carpet looked brand new and was clean. The continental breakfast was adequate and appreciated. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

On our epic cross country trip we stayed here. Good price, clean, hot water, breakfast was decent and friendly staff ;) It was our last leg of the trip and it was a good one. I would stay here again. If you're on tge toad give it a go.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I have stayed here twice. Same room both times! Quick check in. Front desk staff is accommodating and friendly. Breakfast is good. Convenient to where I need to be. I will stay here again. You get a very good deal for the price.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Went in, check in was quick and the people at the counter were very friendly. However, when I went into my room (after 4pm) the room wasn't clean from the previous stayer. BUT. I went out to dinner, hung out with a friend, and when I came back that night, the room was perfect! I would recommend this place if... More 

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Sorel-Tracy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Hi, I appreciate my stay at this motel, We had a very large room with a queen bed. The room was clean samething for the restroom. We had a free continental breakfast that was nice located in a very well decorated reception office. I recommended that motel if you got to stay in Albany.

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Mt. Bethel, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is not bad for the price. It was clean, but they definitely can improve. The bedsheet had a cigarette burn hole, it was the first apparent defect. The fitness room needs to be revamped. It definitely is not inviting.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My husband and I were traveling thru to Bar Harbor, Maine. We never make reservations while traveling. It was time to get off the road and we happened to stop there and we were not dissappointed at all. Very clean rooms, nice staff. good breakfast and great price.

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