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BEST WESTERN PLUS Franklin Square Inn Troy/Albany

#2 of 4 Hotels in Troy
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1 4th St, Troy, NY 12180-3225 (Formerly Franklin Square Inn)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews 74 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I chose this hotel for a family event that required five rooms. The reviews all seemed very favorable, and I have honestly had good experience with Best Western Plus hotels. This one really falls short of the "Plus" brand though. On the plus side, The hotel itself looks good from the outside, is in a pretty convenient location (albeit on... More 

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Holtsville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice and clean hotel. Very close to RPI, and takes only a few minutes to get there. Excellent breakfast. comfortable bed. Room is somewhat small, but decoration is nice. The gym is very good. Hotel staff are very friendly and helpful.

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Whitknee39, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Franklin Square Inn Troy/Albany, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for also taking time to enjoy our 24-hr on-site gym that is complimentary to all guests. We hope you have the opportunity to stay with us again in the future! More 

Naperville, Illinois, USA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stayed here for two nights on a college visit to RPI. The hotel was wonderfully clean and comfortable. The staff was warm and friendly with great information on where to eat and what to do on a holiday weekend. The breakfast was wonderful... a great selection of food - warm and cold. Plus juice, water and... More 

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Whitknee39, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Franklin Square Inn Troy/Albany, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel! We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us during your recent trip to RPI. We truly enjoy having RPI parents and guests stay with us as their students tour and attend the university. We hope that you and your family will be able... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to RPI, walkable to restaurants. Decent hot breakfast and very welcoming front desk. Beds were far too soft and pillows were lumpy. Wifi only worked decently in common area. We weren't expecting much, so this was fine. I may actually stay here again if I find myself in Troy.

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Whitknee39, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Franklin Square Inn Troy/Albany, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review our hotel! we are pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with us - especially the breakfast! We do apologize if you had an issue with the wifi. We recently upgraded our system to the highest possible for our area. If you ever have an issue with speed again, please consult our... More 

Cooperstown, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luxe accommodation conveniently located downtown and near The Photography Center of the Capital District. Friendly and welcoming staff and accommodations. Parking is free and secure, a bonus feature in the middle of any city.

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Whitknee39, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Franklin Square Inn Troy/Albany, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel and for taking the time to review our property! We are pleased to know your enjoyed your stay with us and hope you have the opportunity to stay with us again in the future. As always, our front desk staff is more than happy to assist in restaurant suggestions and directions and information on... More 

New Paltz, NY
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really upscale Best Western. Highly recommended for any destination in this area. We went to the Troy Music Hall and all was within walking distance including great food and wine bar. I always book directly with the hotel and was able to get a suite for $20 more. Good move as the room was very spacious, had... More 

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Whitknee39, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Franklin Square Inn Troy/Albany, responded to this review

I must say, we take great pride in the title of your review, "Best of the the Best Westerns!" Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a glowing review of our property! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and your evening in Troy. We love the Troy Music Hall and the wine... More 

Mine Hill, NJ, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in town for my brother's wedding at the Franklin Plaza Ballroom and couldn't have asked for a better experience. We had our 13+ year old dog with us, and the hotel provided the perfect opportunity to be able to participate in the weekend's events while being close by so we could check in on him often. Our past... More 

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Whitknee39, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Franklin Square Inn Troy/Albany, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! And that your pet enjoyed their stay as well:). We know from experience it can be difficult traveling with our furry family members and we try to make the trip as convenient as possible. Thank you for staying with us as you attended the wedding at our banquet... More 

Rotterdam, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Had a great stay while attending a wedding in Troy, NY. The room was clean, comfortable, and in very close proximity to stores, restaurants, and more. Great hot & cold breakfast offered in the morning thank you for a nice stay.

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Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your special event! We are so very pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to explore downtown Troy! We take great pride in our location in the heart of the downtown area and are so pleased when our guests take advantage of our proximity to all... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

visiting Rennselaer Polytech Institute after several other colleges and very long drive. Definitely pleased with this hotel, which was recommended to me by a friend. Also with dining choices nearby. My daughter is a vegan and loved Xs and Os on 4th St.

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New City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I like it when hotels are clean and you get a lot for an affordable price. I used Expedia to book our overnight stay, there wasn't any problem checking in and out. The free breakfast was pretty good. We were expecting to get just a variety of cereals, oatmeal and boiled eggs but there was more -- scrambled eggs, hot... More 

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Whitknee39, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Franklin Square Inn Troy/Albany, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our award winning hotel and complimentary full hot breakfast buffet! We sincerely hope you have the opportunity to stay with us again and experience more of the city around us! Regards, More 

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