"The hotel was clean, comfortable, and easy to access from I-87. Stay here.2019-08-01"
"The hotel was conveniently located, and the room was comfortable.2019-04-18"
"Easy to access, and there was plenty of parking. It had more character than most hotels in this price range. Good-sized room with a king bed. Th AC was a little noisy and worked hard to keep the room cool. The Bistro was excellent for drinks and dinner.2018-08-05"
"I had a relaxing stay. You'll be happy at this hotel.2017-10-03"
"The room was clean and comfortable, and the rates were reasonable. All the hotel employees were courteous and helpful. Exceptional indoor pool. Don't pass up the opportunity to stay here if you're in the area.2022-09-25"
"The hotel staff was friendly, but the room and grounds weren't clean or well-kept. We moved to another room, and it was clean. The mattress was firm and new.2021-09-24"
"The hotel was fine, but the ice machines didn't work and the hallways needed cleaning. Great pool and breakfast. I'd stay here again.2018-09-24"
"The hotel was being renovated, but still needed cleaning. Stay somewhere else.2018-09-15"
"This hotel was marvelous. Ask for a pool room that opens onto the indoor pool deck.2018-09-03"
"The motel was OK and convenient to the airport. It was fine.2023-02-15"
"The hotel room was clean, comfortable, and odor-free. It's a no-frills place, but economical and just what I needed. No coffee maker in the room, but coffee was always available in the lobby.2021-12-06"
"The room was clean, but it didn't have a coffee maker, fridge, or microwave. The hotel staff was courteous.2021-10-26"
"The motel room and bed were both comfortable. I slept like a baby.2021-01-25"
"The room smelled like stale cigarette smoke, but it did meet my needs. The motel clerk was efficient and courteous. I asked for a quiet room, which doesn't exist here because of its location on two main roads.2023-03-13"
"Good location. The motel was what I needed.2021-07-01"
"Overall, this is a nice, clean motel. My only complaint was that my room smelled like stale smoke. I brought my own air freshener, and it was better the 2nd day. I didn't get a receipt at checkout.2017-01-03"
"Quite comfortable room. Great place to stay after a 14-hour work shift. I recommend this motel if you're in the area for business.2015-03-22"
"The hotel was close to the freeway. The room was clean. I arrived late and was granted a late checkout, and the front desk clerk gave me a menu for a restaurant that delivered. We appreciated the extra effort to make us comfortable. Breakfast was great. I highly recommend staying here.2019-02-11"
"The room was immaculate and had nice decor. The hotel staff was friendly and accommodated my request for a late checkout. Great breakfast spread. My stay couldn't have been better.2018-09-24"
"A horrible hotel. It was supposedly smoke-free, but the hallways smelled like marijuana. No garbage can in the room, and the ceilings were dirty. The staff wouldn't give us more than 2 towels, even though there were 3 people in our room. The exercise room was closed because of Covid, but the pool was open. No breakfast. There were sketchy people outside. Don't stay here.2021-07-11"
"I had an issue with the hot water, and it was resolved within 5 minutes. Check-in was quick. Breakfast was good, and the hostess was helpful and courteous. I've stayed at this hotel several times and plan to return.2019-10-28"
"The hotel room was dark and smelled musty. It was overdue for updating, but the beds were comfortable. Don't stay here.2016-12-10"
"I had a comfortable 1-night stay at this hotel.2015-09-29"
"Not worth the price. The hotel needed a lot of upgrades, but the front desk clerk was nice and helpful.2015-07-14"
"My stay was fine. This hotel was a good choice.2021-08-11"
"Not the best experience. The smoke alarm went off while I was sleeping. I needed a ride to a place 3.5 miles from the hotel, but the front desk clerk said the shuttle only went within 3 miles of the property.2018-09-16"
"The hotel room was nice, and the beds were comfortable. All the employees were friendly, helpful, and greeted me when they saw me. This is a lovely place to stay.2018-06-19"
"Everything was perfect. We'll stay at this hotel again.2017-04-13"
"The hotel was clean and well-maintained, especially the bathroom. Stay here with confidence.2015-10-21"
"All in all, I had a relatively comfortable stay. The hotel room was clean, but the smell of deodorizer was gross. The front desk clerk was friendly. Don't expect too much.2021-09-28"
"I had to call to have someone clean my room. The entrance to my room was at the end of the hotel. Every evening, workers in uniform had a cookout and drank beer. People talked loudly in the hallway.2021-08-01"
"The hotel was nothing fancy, but the room was clean. Good water pressure. The employees were nice.2021-06-22"
"Nothing fancy, but it was good enough. The room was clean, and the check-in clerk was efficient. It was great that the hotel was pet friendly and didn't have carpeting. The chair next to the bed was stained, and the plate for the shower faucets was loose. Breakfast was free. If you just need a reasonably priced place with no bells or whistles, I recommend staying here.2019-08-27"
"The chair didn't roll on the carpet, the TV was too complicated, and the main door wasn't working. The bathroom was too small. Not much variety at breakfast. The hotel was OK for a quick stay.2018-07-24"
"I was pleased with my room and the amenities, and the rates were reasonable. The service was good, and the staff complied with Covid protocols to keep guests safe. I recommend this hotel.2020-09-28"
"The hotel decor was inviting, and breakfast was great.2017-11-22"
"An adequate but older hotel; it did have a slight odor.2016-07-09"
"Good location. The hotel was clean, and the front desk clerk was friendly. Great complimentary breakfast.2015-10-27"
"Amazing location right along the water. Just over a mile from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Clean room and friendly staff. I enjoyed the exercise room. Great continental breakfast with lots of choices. I definitely recommend this hotel.2015-10-17"
"The hotel room was beautiful, clean, and comfortable. I loved having a small sofa. The decor was tasteful, and I appreciated not having carpeting. The area with games was great. We liked that there was an on-site restaurant, but it was loud and the music from the wedding next door was annoying. But we'd definitely stay here again.2022-09-28"
"The hotel smelled strongly of carpet freshener and mold. Our bathroom smelled like bleach. We had to open the windows and air the room out, and slept with them open all night. Good food at the restaurant, but I don't recommend staying here.2019-04-16"
"The hotel was quiet, and the staff was nice.2018-10-13"
"Do yourself a favor and stay at this hotel. We had an excellent dinner when we arrived, followed by a great breakfast the next morning.2018-08-19"
"Wonderful room, beds, and amenities. The hotel staff was friendly.2018-04-05"
"The hotel room was dirty. There was dried blood on the bathroom door and shower curtain, and there was hair in the bathtub. The customer service was poor. I called the hotel about Covid restrictions and was incorrectly told that the restaurant and bar were open; they were not. The only time available to reserve the whirlpool was 7 AM. Don't stay here.2021-04-14"
"Nice hotel near the University of Albany. Good, clean room.2020-08-25"
"The hotel was clean, quiet, and pleasant, and had a warm, inviting atmosphere. We were disappointed that the bar closed so early, and parking was limited.2015-10-22"
"Not the greatest experience. The hotel grounds were beyond unkempt. There was construction going on due to previous flooding. The room was OK, but the bed was ridiculously soft. The hallway and elevator were dirty. I wouldn't stay here again.2021-08-18"
"We all had a comfortable stay at this hotel. No washcloths, though, and no breakfast.2021-08-07"
"Good location. Our 1st room smelled like cigarette smoke. The pool was closed due to Covid. Breakfast was continental. I was disappointed.2021-06-21"
"Clean hotel with friendly, accommodating, helpful front desk clerks.2021-01-14"
"Good rates. I was disappointed that my room wasn't cleaned even though I put in a request to have it done. The hotel staff wasn't helpful at all.2021-01-05"
"The hotel was shamefully understaffed, but the few employees on duty were polite and helpful. The room overlooked a lighted entrance, but didn't have blackout drapes. The hallway floors were old and run-down. Miniscule restaurant with mediocre food and only one server. OK for a 1-night stay.2020-03-04"
"I had a good overnight stay. The hotel staff was nice.2019-06-27"
"The hotel sign was hidden behind trees and barely visible from the road. The bed comforter was plain and wrinkled, and the pillows needed to be replaced. The bedroom door was hard to open due to the humidity. Lots of selection at the hot breakfast.2017-08-25"
"Good rates. The hotel was clean, quiet, and nicely decorated.2023-05-05"
"The room was tiny. No closet, no fresh towels, no housekeeping service. Only decaf coffee was available. I expressed my displeasure, and the staff responded with an offer for me to leave and find another hotel. Don't stay here.2022-03-26"
"The hotel was clean and luxurious. Great bed and pillows. Good water pressure in the shower.2021-10-10"
"Close to the thruway and university. We weren't informed that the hotel was under construction. However, the room was clean, and the front desk clerks were friendly. Eat at Gramma's Pie Shop.2018-12-13"
"The room was beautiful, and the bed was the most comfortable.of our recent hotel stays. No complimentary breakfast. Overall a perfect stay.2018-08-12"
We order the hotels on this page by how close they are to this attraction.
Most of our competitors order these same hotels in other ways that make them more money.
How Do We Define Motel?
To us, motels are smaller lodgings that have rooms you can enter directly from the parking area.
At hotels, on the other hand, you can enter your room only through a hall inside the building.
Hotel Booking Tips
Beware of non-refundable reservations that could cost you a lot of money if you change or cancel them. +Non-refundable reservations are a gamble that will usually save you less than $10. If you make a $90 non-refundable reservation instead of a $100 refundable booking, you are betting $90 to win $10. Would you do that in Las Vegas? -
Don't assume you can cancel a non-refundable reservation without penalty if you notify the hotel weeks or even months in advance. +Often you cannot because some hotels' profit strategy is to get paid more than once for the same room for the same night. -
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When you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation email. Take a copy with you to the hotel.
The earlier in the afternoon you check into a hotel, the more likely you will get a room or suite that matches your preferences.