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Fairfield Inn & Suites Albany Downtown

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#14 of 50 Hotels in Albany
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Highly recommend this location, not just for the standard reason one would look for a hotel but because the staff ALL make you feel welcomed from the moment you enter the building. Front Desk, Andrew, helped with dinner recommendations, took care of our taxis each time and checked in on us each time we passed to make sure we had...

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Middlebury, Vermont
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in town for a Friday night concert at Times Union Center and stayed one night. The hotel was fully booked, and check-in and valet staff were a bit harried but doing a good job of dealing with so many concert-goers arriving at once! The concert started at 7 PM, and we arrived at 4 PM.....arrive just a bit...

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Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stay here a lot, Clean Rooms, Friendly staff which will try everything to male your stay as comfortable as home. Check in was smooth, the staff is very well trained and friendly. The breakfast had so many options and was fresh. Valet is swift and convinent. In the heart of the city. Definitely recommend.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was there for a concert at timesunion center, hotel was booked solid and was probably booked all weekend as it was three nights of concerts. The location is great and the kids working as valets were working extremely hard. We checked into the room which was freezing due to the drafty windows and found a space heater plugged in in...

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FFIS Albany Dow... S, Front Office Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Albany Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Nickpez, Thank you for reviewing our hotel during your last stay. I am very sorry that your guestroom fell short of your expectations. Please rest assured that your comments have been shared with our team in an effort to improve our service. Glad to hear our location was great to get around and that the valet service was helpful!

Thornwood, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

A 5 minute, safe walk to the Times Union Center where I was attending a concert. Also short walk to Museum and the Capitol. I stayed during the week. Although the rooms were fully booked, the hotel was quiet. Two comfortable queen beds. Spotless room. Free breakfast plentiful and variety. The manager Mohammed Kahn promptly worked out a minor glitch....

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Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Albany for a basketball tournament. I selected this hotel solely based on the fact that it was only a block away from the Times Union Center. A week prior to my stay I called the hotel with a special request because I was traveling with my elderly mom. I spoke with Andrea at the front desk. She...

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Fairport, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a conference. I was on the 5th floor in a room with a king bed. Very nice room, very comfortable. Large flat screen tv and clean bathroom. Some noise from adjacent rooms. Very small window. Heating unit fairly quiet. Small breakfast area in the lobby - nicely decorated. Lobby also has a gas fireplace. Location is near...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While traveling through New York on the way to ski in Vermont, we stayed a night in Albany. The Fairfield was in a convenient, safe location. We have never been to Albany before so that was the criteria. It was walking distance to several good restaurants/bars, had a very nice gym, and was a perfect place off the highway that...

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FFIS Albany Dow... S, Front Office Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Albany Downtown, responded to this review

Dear axosu1, We appreciate your review of our property. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Our convenient location is just one of many benefits of staying here with us. It sounds like you were able to enjoy that benefit to its fullest! We look forward to seeing you again next time you're in Albany! Sincerely, Andrew...

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, convienient spacious rooms withe very comfortable King and Twin size beds and the serivice was excellant. Also, the Breakfast in the mourning and the Service from the front desk mourning shift was outstanding. My take from the Manager Mohammed Khan was outstanding was because he was just walking through and he stopped and answered questions and went beyond the...

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Reviewed February 17, 2017

Was given a room that was not clean. Went into bathroom in morning and dirty towels hanging on door and dirty tissues all over sink. When I asked to speak to GM I was told they were not aware when he comes in or what his hours are. Stay some place else!!!!!

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FFIS Albany Dow... S, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Albany Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Loyal Guest, As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent stay. Please accept our sincere apology for the inconvenience. We have shared your feedback with the appropriate hotel team to ensure that this was an isolated issue that is corrected moving forward. Unfortunately,...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Travel with confidence by checking into Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott(R), a hotel with outstanding service to make all of your travels easy and comfortable - at an exceptional value. We are always ready to welcome you with amenities like thoughtfully designed guest rooms and suites that allow you to work and relax, free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel to stay connected during your stay, and fitness facilities. You'll find it easy to settle into our vibrant lobby, with spaces to gather, relax and work. Jump-start your day with our free breakfast, now with more hot choices like scrambled eggs, sausage and oatmeal, plus favorites including fresh fruit and yogurt. You'll always find the courteous service you deserve, plus all the little things you expect from Fairfield Inn & Suites to help you get it done when you travel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairfield Inn & Suites Albany Downtown

Address: 74 State St, Albany, NY 12207-2525 (Formerly 74 State Hotel)
Location: United States > New York > Albany
Price Range: $135 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fairfield Inn & Suites Albany Downtown 2.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
74 State Hotel Albany
Ascend Collection Albany
Ascend Collection Hotel Albany
Clarion Albany
Albany Clarion
Hotel Style:
#4 Green Hotel in Albany
#7 Romantic Hotel in Albany
#13 Business Hotel in Albany
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“Higher rooms have a better view and are quieter”
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“any room for an evening or two should be adequate”
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“Great views on the 6th floor!”
 of 5 bubbles lawyergirl27, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
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“we love #302 overlooking front of hotel.”
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