Motel 6 Albany NY

100 Watervliet AvenueAlbany12206USA
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About Motel 6 Albany NY

Occupying contemporary premises just off Interstate 90 in the New York State capital city, Motel 6 Albany provides affordable no frills lodgings with free parking.

Modernized and air-conditioned rooms with colorful decor feature en suite bathrooms, wood-effect flooring, free local calls and flat-screen televisions with free expanded cable channels. Selected rooms add mini-fridges and microwaves. Accessible rooms are offered too.

Amenities include a 24-hour reception, vending machines, self-service laundry and paid Wi-Fi throughout. Kids can stay free and pets are allowed.

Complimentary morning coffee is served in the lobby and dining options within one mile include diners, pizzerias and Japanese restaurants.

Motel 6 Albany is less than ten minutes’ drive from downtown for the New York State Capitol building and the New York State Museum. New York City is about 150 miles away and the University at Albany's campus is just five minutes’ drive away.


100 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, NY, 12206, USA
Telephone: +1(518)4387447 | Fax: +1(518)4380594 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Convenient location off the freeway

This budget motel reportedly enjoyed a convenient location just off highway I-90 and a short drive from Interstate 87. Guests liked the easy access to dining options and shopping malls in the vicinity. Moreover, there were bus stops just steps away. Motorists liked the proximity of gas stations and said the free parking was a handy bonus. Many reviewers felt it was quick and easy to reach downtown Albany, regional attractions, universities and the airport.

Praise for affordable rooms

Guests generally liked the simple but spacious and remodeled rooms, often commenting that they were more than sufficiently comfortable and clean for a stopover. Travelers on a budget appreciated the usually competitive room rates.

Customer service was good

There was plenty of praise for the customer service. Reviewers often said they dealt with welcoming, pleasant and professional personnel who provided a hassle-free check-in. Those travelling with their four-legged friends welcomed the dog-friendly policy.

Negative Reviews

Nuisance smells and noises encountered

Smoky smells were detected by guests in some parts of the property. Moreover, noise from adjacent rooms and corridors sometimes caused a disturbance for light sleepers.

Critics noted flaws in some rooms

Cleanliness and maintenance issues were encountered by some critics. These included mold, inadequately cleaned linens and bathrooms that could have been more thoroughly cleaned. There were also reports of dim lighting and occasional plumbing problems in certain rooms. A couple of visitors claimed pest control measures needed to be beefed up.

Grumbles over the lack of free Wi-Fi

The lack of free Wi-Fi access annoyed some guests, who resented having to pay a small charge to use the network. Several critics were also unimpressed by the sluggish speeds on offer at times.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1031 reviews across the web
5.5 /10
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5.5 out of 10 based on 1031 reviews