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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The place looks nice from outside. Just a few negatives and positive. The staff isnt welcoming at all they dont even greet you even thou they know you're staying there. Every time we walked in they wouldnt even say hi or look at us.. Kind of makes me think that anyone can walk in even if you arent staying there... More 

Thank Calixtro G
Albany, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As the title suggests, you get what you pay for. It's a cheap motel, not a hotel. The place has been renovated since my last stay and is a big upgrade from what it used to be. The staff weren't anything special, I wouldn't say they were rude, but they weren't exactly nice either. I personally didn't have any issues... More 

Thank TheNerdyMonkey
Nicosia, Cyprus
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

Booked here for a night. Big mistake. The place has no security and is filthy. Bathroom had hair from previous occupants, bed cover was filthy and sheets looked like they had not been changed... Loud noises came from the next room with people arguing. Find another place at any cost.

Thank IceNomad
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

OK I know its cheap....but this hotel is gross! I booked a night here to see chris cornell in downtown Albany. I had a 4 hour ride and was excited to get to the hotel and relax before the show. Entering the hotel the front desk staff had no idea what they were doing. They took about 15 min to... More 

Thank vegasgirl1111
Kew Gardens, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night passing thru and found a blue pill on the floor and the bathroom shower was broken. Bed was clean and so were the sheets. A bit too perfumy for my taste (like cheap perfume). I wouldn't stay here again. We had to open the door to let the air out. Front desk was nice however smelled like... More 

Thank drivas410
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

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 

2 Thank Ciarse
Chilton, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

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 

2 Thank JodieLovesSun
Rego Park, New York, United States
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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

Thank Mjhmarc
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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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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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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 

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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • 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 Ave, Albany, NY 12206-2024
Location: United States > New York > Albany
Wheelchair access
Price Range: $55 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Albany 2*
Number of rooms: 100
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