Have you ever had the experience of walking into a hotel room and wondering how long you can tolerate the perfume smell that is covering up the lack of cleanliness or the mildew and mold? Thankfully, I missed out on that experience this trip.
When we got to the room it looked clean. It smelled clean. And it stayed smelling clean.
It is a modest hotel. There are not a lot of frills. There are some great points and there are some less winning points, but overall it was a good hotel for the money.
Here are the positives:
The rooms really are quite clean. The furniture decent. The beds comfortable.
The cinnamon rolls are outstanding on the buffet and the hours of breakfast are great.
The entire hotel smells and looks good and shows signs of consistent upkeep.
The staff are polite.
Here are the negatives:
There is very little nearby in terms of eating. (but, if you have a car, it is a non-issue)
The hotel pool was very heavy in the chlorine.
Front desk seemed a little understaffed and it was hard to get their attention or you would have to stop talking while the one person answered the phone.
I wish I could give it a little extra half point. It was slightly better than average and I would definitely stay again if a training were in the same area.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Latham, NY near Albany International Airport! Our choice Latham, NY accommodations are ideally located off I-87, just ten miles from downtown Albany and near many businesses and government offices. Travelers looking for lodging in Latham can enjoy a stay at our smoke free hotel near the Albany Airport, four universities and the famous Saratoga Race Course. Families will love our Latham hotel's close proximity to area attractions like the Empire State Plaza, Aqua Duck Tours, NY State Museum and Hoffman's Playland, a family-friendly theme park located two miles from our accommodations in Latham. If shopping is your pleasure, check out the Colonie Center Mall or the huge Crossgate Mall in Albany near our hotel in Latham, New York. There are many companies near our hotel in Latham, like Century Hill, SUNY Albany, Siena College and the New York State government offices. Business travelers can also appreciate the hotel's free airport shuttle to nearby ALB Airport. Our Latham, New York hotel also offers many hotel services, including a 24-hour business center, free high-speed, Wi-Fi Internet access and flexible meeting spaces with seating for 150. While lodging in Latham, you can take a dip in the indoor pool and whirlpool or take advantage of the 24-hour fitness center and complimentary hot breakfast bar. Check out our great Latham hotel room deals and start planning your trip today. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Latham
- Latham Holiday Inn