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    Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany

    1228 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3326
    +1 855-572-9027
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    • Excellent30%
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    • Average21%
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    “waffles” (39 reviews)
    “indoor pool” (31 reviews)
    “hot breakfast” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 974 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed here in the past several times visiting family in area. Recent stay: bathroom light didn't work; room key cards didn't work (multiple times) , heating system made noise, musty odor in lobby, rotten bananas on breakfast buffet. Still haven't received response from letter...More

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    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    I was a returning customer to this Hotel as I was attending an annual convention. It is an easy 15 minute drive to downtown Albany and it is within just a couple minutes of many family friendly eateries.

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    Thank jeremyboshart
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The BW Sovereign promises a lot on their website. In particular, they might have an airport shuttle the day you are there. Or it might not be running, like when I was there. The same shuttle will take you to the mall or nearby shopping...More

    Thank MoccasinMike
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This place was in need of a total face lift, the pool was green and the floors were filthy and there were cockroaches in the breakfast buffet. The room was disgusting, stains on the sheets and towels. We are stuck here could not get in...More

    Thank betterair
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Im amazed this place was in business. The lobby was disgusting and the floors were filthy. There were stains on the bedroom sheets and a cockroach came out of the toaster at breakfast. The pool was green and totally gross. We were stuck here no...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Restaurant
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    • US$89 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Accessible rooms ,
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 192
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    Bridget H
    27 October 2017|
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    Response from Dana R | Reviewed this property |
    Ditto, ditto, ditto! Do yourself a favor and stay away from this hotel. I promise you, you'd be better off sleeping in your car and showering at a truck stop.
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    lee r
    12 May 2017|
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    Response from Gil S | Property representative |
    Hi. We do have iron and ironing board in all the rooms. Thank you.
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    ninsero
    25 April 2017|
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    Response from Gil S | Property representative |
    Hi ninsero, Congratulations on the wedding! Thank you for your inquiry. We can definitely arrange transportation to and from the venue. This will depend on the number of rooms booked and the number of people to transport... More
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