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Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany

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6.2
Good
751 reviews
+1 518-489-2981
Welcome to the Best Western Sovereign Hotel Albany!

When staying at our Albany hotel, a trip to the Crossgates Mall is a must, whether youre here for an event at SUNY Albany (Albany University) or just getting away from the city.

A great academic community, the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) and the College of St. Rose are also in the neighborhood. We cater to all guests, whether youre a healthcare professional at Albany Medical Center or simply touring a nearby college campus, our friendly staff members will make you feel at home.

Catch a game at the Times Union Center or take a stroll around Washington Park. The Palace Theatre always features exciting shows and dont forget to attend a SUNY athletic event. They bring athletes and fans to the area from around the country. Take in a Guilderland Soccer Tournament or visit the Saratoga Racecourse for an adrenaline rush.

Even if youre here to take the NYS Bar Exam, its important to treat yourself after those months of studying. How about a trip to the Altamont Fairgrounds to see whats happening? All year-round there are special events taking place. Employees of General Electric (GE®) and Global Foundries® are a couple of our regular guests, and we prioritize business travelers who want to feel at home. Close to the Amtrak Rensselaer Station and Albany International Airport, traveling is easy at our Albany hotel.

Nearby, the NYS Museum and Empire State Plaza are must-sees for vacationers. Tour the capitol buildings and try out some of the local fare. Afterwards, you can rest easy in your spacious room with luxurious bedding. Its the little touches that make any trip special, and we combine the best in service with the best amenities.

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Campus Area-University District
1228 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203-3326
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User Highlights
6.2
Good
Location
"Close to all malls" "Right across from the University"
Easily accessible by car, said 100%.
100% liked the proximity to shopping.
Service
"Excellent staff" "Friendly front desk agent"
90% found the staff to be very friendly.
79% said the reception staff was great.
Breakfast
"Good complimentary breakfast" "Breakfasts delicious"
93% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
WiFi
"Wifi inconsistent" "Free wifi"
75% said the wifi quality was bad.
Room
"Desk lamp would not work" "Carpet was old"
67% said rooms were dirty.
84% complained about the bathroom.
Comfort
"Noisy air conditioner" "Exhaust fan didn't work"
62% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
54% said rooms were small.
Wellness Area
"No free weights" "Workout room sucks"
56% didn't like the fitness area.
Cleanliness
"Blood stained linen" "Dirty fish tank"
67% said rooms were dirty.
82% thought it was rather dirty.
Vibe
"Older property" "Dated décor"
92% criticized the unstylish hotel.
For 87%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.
Amenities
"Run down facility" "Vending machines out of order"
90% thought the building wasn't nice.
For 87%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.

Good to know...

Hotel facilities could use a good clean
Entrance area is not particularly attractive
Bathroom could be optimized
Hotel buildings could use some improvement