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Hotel Description

3-star hotel near University at Albany

In Albany

With a stay at this well-placed hotel, you'll be half a mile (1 km) from University at Albany and within 3 miles (5 km) of Colonie Center Mall. Albany NanoTech Complex and SEFCU Arena are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

This hotel features an indoor pool, a gym, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like free self parking.

Free Internet, LCD TVs

Featuring conveniences like microwaves and coffee/tea makers, the 70 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include minibars, free newspapers, and hair dryers.

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$98* Per night/room Dec 14 - Dec 15

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway ratings based on 11 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 2, 2021

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5 out of 5
Very clean room and the staff are very friendly.😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😁😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊

Posted by on Mar 15, 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 9, 2019

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2 out of 5
There was nothing stating that they was under renovations and so we got there and the pool was out and we picked that hotel not only for the price but also for the indoor pool

Posted by , from Albany NY on Oct 7, 2018

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3 out of 5

Friendly staff, nasty carpet.

Pros: The staff and location.
Cons: Clean the carpet.
The staff was very friendly, but the carpet in the room had some nasty stains.

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017

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4 out of 5
Pros: n/a Nothing to add here.. Nothing was outstanding. It was a fine hotel stay. For what I paid, I expected a fine hotel stay.
Cons: The hotel experience was fine, but I was highly disappointed that my stay would not count on the Marriott's point card just because I booked and paid through Travelocity.

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016

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2 out of 5

A medium-sized hotel in a small-sized space

The room was nice enough. Typical for a hotel this size. The desk was able to provide us non-down pillows, which was welcome. The parking lot was a different story. There weren't anywhere near enough spots for all the guests. We lucked into the last open spot when we arrived. By morning, there were non-handicapped cars in all the handicapped spots, in the loading areas between the handicapped spots, in the fire lane, and in the area right in front of the door. Fortunately there wasn't a fire so it wasn't a problem but it shows amazingly poor planning. Don't they think they'll ever sell out? Breakfast was a pricey little restaurant counter with about 5 options ($4-for-a-bowl-of-oatmeal kind of options). There was also a micro-Starbucks in the lobby. No thanks... Fortunately there is a Dunkin' Donuts next door so we went there for a 4th the price. We got a good night's sleep but we certainly wouldn't stay here again. There are better, cheaper options.

Posted by , from Syracuse, NY on Jul 28, 2013

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1 out of 5

Staff are rude

The property is new and well kept but we had a problem with the staff on the morning shift. Β The kids went downstairs to get breakfast and the staff refused to serve them without me present. Β Teenagers and very well behaved. Β I called the front desk and asked them to please serve them breakfast but they still refused to do so without me present. Β They need a new day manager. Β Until then I recommend you avoid this hotel.

Posted by , from Ithaca, NY on May 21, 2013

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5 out of 5

Great Hotel and great location.

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Free Internet, Quiet
Staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and very modern. Located near shopping, dining and theater. I stay there every time I'm in Albany. I would highly recommend this hotel.

Posted by , from Rochester, NY, USA on May 9, 2012

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5 out of 5

Great Hotel!

Marriott quality at its best. Wonderfully comfortable beds, spacious and clean rooms, nice lobby and pool, friendly staff, right across from the University. Great choice!

Posted by on Oct 15, 2007

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About the Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway

Location 1455 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12206

Property Features

Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway offers its guests an indoor pool and a fitness center. Along with a restaurant and a coffee shop/cafΓ©, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. A business center and a meeting room are available. The business-friendly Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway also features a terrace, a garden, and a picnic area. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Albany hotel is smoke free.

  • 70 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Front-desk safe
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway offers 70 accommodations with minibars and safes. Microwaves and coffee/tea makers are provided. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. LCD televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Additionally, rooms include complimentary newspapers and hair dryers.

  • Minibar
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs available
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Courtyard by Marriott Albany Thruway has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Union Pay; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Union Pay. Cash is not accepted.Β This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott).

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 12 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.