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Motel 6 Albany

100 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
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Galway
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled with my wife and kids to Canada from Ireland, with 5-7 days visit to NYC planned also. We used Albany as a 'half-way' point and decided on Motel 6. Room that was pre booked was not ready, i.e not even cleaned from previous guests. Receptionist was nice, but, had a 'shrug shoulders' attitude. We eventually settled on the 3rd... More 

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Chilton, Wisconsin
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88 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was clean, but very basic. Air conditioning loud. Non-smoking room smelled of smoke. Parking lot was well-lit and felt safe; however, intoxicated guests hung around the back entrance. I needed to ask for fresh towels and they were quick to try to locate towels but didn't have a full set of clean towels to offer me. I needed... More 

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Rego Park, New York, United States
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Don't expect much! Make sure you take off the top bed cover because it's not clean! Won't forget the check in staff gave of the wrong room at first .. So embarrassing trying to open a room door that someone is inside already! Good thing... It was a quiet night's sleep

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Thank Mjhmarc
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

disgusting! I almost puked! this motel was the worst and I dont know where to begin. black curly hairs ALL OVER. even heard at morn some one else complain about this. the floor was sticky and had shoe marks. the hall smelled like an ashtray, although we were sleeping in the 2nd non smoking floor. water in bathtub were only... More 

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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We were travelling with dogs and needed to stay for one night after being on the road for more than fourteen hours. I saw the negative reviews, but ever hopeful and extremely tired, we decided to overnight here. The desk clerk was unpleasant. The hallways were overpowering perfumy and failed to cover up the cigarette smoke smell. The bedspreads were... More 

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Thank LA B
6Team, Brand Experienced Team Member at Motel 6 Albany, responded to this review

LA, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It is important for all of our guests to feel welcomed, receive the highest level of service, respect and hospitality. We apologize for your unpleasant stay as a result of the concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret... More 

Kihei, Hawaii
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

While the pictures are how the rooms look there is much need for a stronger maintenance team. Room was dirty, curtains falling off window, bed sheets stained with burn holes and even non smoking room hinted of smoke. You are getting what you paid for. Pillow's are cheap motel 6, your where a sad sad mess.

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Thank Lindsay L
6Team, Brand Experience Team Member at Motel 6 Albany, responded to this review

Lundstat, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a comfortable room for a satisfying stay, for this reason we apologize for the disappointment you describe with the expectations of amenities. We strive to... More 

Mantua, Ohio
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I'll be honest, it's hit or miss with Motel 6. I've stayed at good ones and bad ones. This one was the latter. On the good side, they have renovated the rooms (excluding the dingy bathrooms) and the beds and pillows are really comfy. On the bad side, there are sketchy looking people hanging out in the parking lot late... More 

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New York City, New York
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126 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Good news, bad news. Bad news, this place is sketchy. Parties down the hall, the smell of pot and it seemed like there was foot traffic up an down the hall all night. We did not feel safe. The good news? The good news is that you have been warned.

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Thank VanCortlandt
6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Albany, responded to this review

VanCortlandt, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. We encourage you to contact our... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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69 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Check this one as the option when going through Albany, New York. Very clean, hardwood floors, very comfortable bed, good water pressure. No fears about parking lot or building. Doors open from clean hallway. Best thing was it was $55 on a Saturday night. No need to go anywhere else, even if for a few days.

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Kanata, Ontario
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39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

This place was old, smelly, and disgusting. Bed was uncomfortable, bathroom old. I couldn't wait to get out. Nothing worth seeing in the area surrounding the hotel either. Don't stay here. Total waste of your money.

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Thank higoomgala
6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Albany, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. Motel 6 standards for quality... More 

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Amenities

About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Motel 6 is located within minutes of many great attractions, including the Pepsi Arena, the Egg Performing Arts Center and the Saratoga Harness Track. Wi-Fi is available in all of our modern rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel 6 Albany

Address: 100 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
Location: United States > New York > Albany
Amenities:
Wheelchair access
Price Range: $62 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Albany 2*
Number of rooms: 100
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