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Erie, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely dirty hotel. No pillow cases on pillows. Floor very sticky like sofa spilled not cleaned up. The floors in the room need washing. The tub was full of hair from prior guest. Even the toilet needed flushed upon arrival. Clearly the employees don't care too much about the hotel.Very unsafe at nite door to lobby lit up as exit... More 

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

Dear Mike, Thank you for sharing your post. 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 our housekeeping cleaning of the guestroom. We... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

First impression. Immediately upon opening the door the room had an extremely strong chemical smell. We immediately asked for another room and was told there was none available and that it was the cleaner they use. We decided to try to tough it out. After about a half hour in the room and really finding it difficult to ignore the... More 

Thank Teri N
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 27, 2016 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 

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Albany, New York
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61 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2016

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 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

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Kew Gardens, New York
1 review
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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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 

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Chilton, Wisconsin
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100 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
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 

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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
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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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • 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 Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
Location: United States > New York > Albany
Wheelchair access
Price Range: $57 - $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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“Find another place....”
 of 5 bubbles IceNomad, Aug 25, 2016 | Read review
“My tip is book somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles vegasgirl1111, Aug 11, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a different motel!! Sorry Motel 6”
 of 5 bubbles Ciarse, Jul 4, 2016 | Read review
“Sleep in your car instead of going to this Motel 6.”
 of 5 bubbles VanCortlandt, Sep 19, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms toward the back are quieter”
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 of 5 bubbles nikec_13, Jun 25, 2015 | Read review
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