Renaissance Albany Hotel

144 State StreetAlbany12207USA
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About Renaissance Albany Hotel

Located in a refurbished building from 1927, the Renaissance Albany Hotel is just an eight-minute walk to the New York State Museum.

Soundproof windows and pillow top mattresses provide a comfortable experience along with other in-room standards include a safe, tea and coffee making facilities and a mini-fridge. Other basic amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, paid high-speed Internet and flat-screen televisions.

Valet parking is available at the hotel. Six meeting rooms along with a concierge desk and coin operated laundry are availble to guests. Plus, an executive lounge is on-site that serves complimentary food and drink to executive lounge members.

Wellington's Restaurant provides American inspired meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual setting. Cocktails are also available at the on-site restaurant with other options for dining within one kilometre or less.

The NYS Legislative Office and Empire State Plaza are both less than a half kilometre from the Renaissance Albany Hotel.


144 State Street, Albany, NY, 12207, USA
Telephone: +1(518)9922500 | Fax: +1(518)9922501 | 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
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business center
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Organized activities
  • Parking garage
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Deaf accessibility equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Swank, Older Building with Modern Flair

While the building is beautiful and historic, travellers remarked that the interior offers a very chic surrounding that still maintains a level of comfort. Whether it's the common areas such as the lobby and lounge, or the guest rooms, the hotel offers a very modern vibe thanks to the contemporary decor. Based on guests remarks, this hotel screams of elegance and luxury with guests stating they would return again.

Amenities for the Modern Era

Visitors remarked that not only does the Wi-Fi service at this hotel work; they also offer a multitude of modern amenities such as smart TVs for Netflix viewers. Similarly, guests who visited the restaurants mentioned that they successfully aim for a farm to table appeal, which many eateries try to emulate today. Based on visitor comments, this hotel had everything they needed along with some cool extras.

Ideal Location for Downtown Albany

Guests looking for a place to stay in the historic district of Albany stated that this downtown hotel was a great choice. It's directly across from the Capitol building and within easy walking distance to many attractions. It's also not far to other places for dinner or drinks, based on reviews.

Negative Reviews

Parking Fee Seems Excessive

While guests do understand that it is a downtown hotel, where parking can be scarce, they did mention that the amount they had to pay for parking still seemed high. Based on visitor remarks, they didn't expect it to be free, however, they mentioned it could be cheaper.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 942 reviews across the web
9 /10
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9 out of 10 based on 942 reviews