Visiting the Watervliet Arsenal? Then use this accommodations guide to learn about nearby hotels, motels, and other lodging.
The Watervliet Arsenal is located in Watervliet, on the west bank of the Hudson River. It is the oldest continuously active arsenal in the United States, and produces much of the artillery for the army.
The main gate is 6 miles northeast of Albany, NY on Route 32.
The closest hotels are in Troy, Latham and Albany.
"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"
"Convenient to RPI. Nice hotel room. The staff was friendly and helpful. The attached Penalty Box had a fun atmosphere.2016-04-14"
"My hotel room was comfortable and clean, but it was on the 3rd floor and faced the busy road. I heard cars all night long. I had a problem with the TV, and someone was sent to fix it. I ordered room service; the delivery was prompt, and the food was delicious.2015-11-16"
"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"
"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"
"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 was inexpensive, clean, and orderly, and the staff was friendly. Great breakfast. Stay here.2016-05-25"
"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 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"
"Nice motel for an overnight stay.2019-09-02"
"Great motel clerks and easy check-in and checkout. Breakfast pastries were free.2018-11-20"
"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"
"The room was clean and beautiful, and the hotel clerks were courteous. Walk to restaurants.2017-07-25"
"Convenient to the capitol area, downtown, and arena. Great hotel, and it was just renovated to retain elements of the original architecture with a contemporary look and functionality. The staff was helpful.2016-03-29"
"Good location for lobbying the legislature. Large, well-decorated hotel room. The restaurant was open until 11 PM.2016-03-25"
"Easy access to events. Great hotel with clean rooms. Easy check-in and checkout. Nice place to stay.2018-05-01"
"Good downtown location for a reasonable price. Nice, big hotel room. Great service.2015-05-28"
"Walk to Times Union Center and restaurants. Our hotel room was clean and updated, and the bed was comfortable. We'll definitely return.2015-04-26"
"Limited dining options in the area, which was mostly office buildings. Great rates. Renovations underway, including in-room microwaves and refrigerators. The room was spacious and clean, and the bed was so comfortable we inquired about the brand. Hotel staff was pleasant and responsive. Great breakfast. Only had valet parking, but the valets were nice and courteous. We had a great meal at the Albany Pumphouse a few blocks away. We'd definitely stay again.2015-04-02"
"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"
"The hotel was nice and quiet, and the room was clean and comfortable. Tthe employees were friendly and accommodating.2019-08-28"
"Great, comfortable room and clean bathroom with plenty of towels. The check-in clerk didn't seem to know what to do, but I had a nice stay otherwise. Good variety of food at the continental breakfast, and the setting was comfortable.2018-04-09"
"This is the best hotel room I've ever stayed in.2017-05-16"
"Walk to Times Union Center, and the price was right. We had a nice stay. We were greeted kindly, and the accommodations were excellent. We got rooms next to each other as requested, and both were clean. Friendly staff and great continental breakfast. I definitely recommend staying here.2016-05-16"
"Located downtown. Clean hotel room and bathroom. The thermostat was in celsius, so I had to figure that out. The front desk clerks were friendly.2015-08-31"
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