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Munster, Germany
Reviewed 21 September 2013

We stayed here on our way from Niagra Falls into the White Mountains area. It was conveniently located at the Interstate. However, we had to go through a very dodgy area to get to the hotel. Also, the poeple who stayed there seemed dodgy, too. Our first room had a dead mouse right next to the bed. They gave us...

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SAUGERTIES
Reviewed 7 September 2013

The Red Carpet Inn is located 2 doors from the Albany Memorial Hospital, and right next door to the Comedy Works comedy club. My wife and I stayed at the hotel for a visit to see a top entertainer at the comedy club. The low price of the hotel was one of the considerations for making the trip. The hotel...

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New York
Reviewed 16 July 2013

I admit I was a little hesitant about the mixed reviews I read before booking here, but I have stayed at the Red Carpet Inn in Syracuse, NY which was nice- so I thought I would give this one a try. Besides, it was only an overnighter to see friends. Upon arriving, it looked like a busy place. I loved...

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Reviewed 10 July 2013 via mobile

Room at first glance old but tolerable. Cheap!!! When inspected beds we found 2 dead bedbugs. I immediately contacted my bank. The front desk clerk ray and the manager were very pleasant and to their credit gave me my $ back with no issues going out of the way to help me they also did immediately contact the pest control...

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Sanjiv P, Manager at Red Carpet Inn Albany Downtown, responded to this review

I remember this quite clearly as it was just last week, and when NorthEast Pest Control brought their certified, dog, the room came up negative for bed bugs. If you would like, please call me and I will send you a copy of the report. As any well managed property would do, we take all complaints of this nature seriously.

Port Richey, Florida
Reviewed 22 June 2013

this place is the most nasty place i been to. the guy at the front desk is rude n he tryedd to keep my change n i checked out ten mins after i checked in n they made me pay for a whole day n wen i asked to talk to a manger they thrend to call the cops n...

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Westfield MA
Reviewed 19 April 2013

My fiancé & I booked this hotel a half a week in advance for our trip to Albany, so the price was lower than the daily average. Upon arrival, the place didn't look the best, and I was expecting a run downed room. But I was delightfully surprised by the inside. The room was on the larger size, & same...

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Sanjiv P, Manager at Red Carpet Inn Albany Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Red Carpet Inn for your stay in Albany. I'm glad you were happy with the room and were able to enjoy the bathtub. I do apologize for the trash and plastic cups that the wind was blowing around the property. The open layout of the rooms coupled with the property being on a hill sometimes...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 October 2012

Stayed here on a few occasions. The location is adequate, the rooms I've had have always been clean and well-maintained, and the staff (well, the one guy who always seems to be manning the front desk) is courteous, friendly, attentive, and helpful. This place is far from the Ritz, but it's a fine little spot to crash while you find...

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Sanjiv P, Manager at Red Carpet Inn Albany Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. I'm glad you were satisfied with your accomodations, and if there is anything else we can do for you in the future, please do not hesitate to inform us.

North Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 6 September 2012

We stayed just one night to be close to the airport. Person checking in just before me was charged $10 less, told for the $55 rate he would get a recently renovated room. Well, I paid the $55 plus tax/fees and expected the renovated room. Instead we got a room with buckling ceilings that we thought were going to cave...

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Sanjiv P, Manager at Red Carpet Inn Albany Downtown, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear you were not satisfied with your stay. The particular room you had, despite the newer bathroom and furniture, did have the older style tile ceiling. There are however no leaks in the room at all. We would have attempted to move your room if we had notification at the front desk of your concerns. I...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Ok, so you get what you pay for. I totally get it. Cheap - yes. Sketchy - oh yes. I've had my share of hotel stays, but this is the very first hotel where I was compelled to sleep with extra-large scissors right by my pillow. Immediately upon entering the Inn, I breathed in smokey air. I imagined that this...

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Sanjiv P, Manager at Red Carpet Inn Albany Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback. We strive to keep our guests happy, and these reviews help us in doing so. Just to put your mind at ease concerning some of the things you've mentioned, the fellow who was working at the desk upon your arrival is a long time employee with whom we have had no similar comlaints...

Va Beach Va
Reviewed 4 August 2012

Fairly reasonable rates for weekly and longer-term stays. Average nightly rates. Does have some discounts for AAA, senior citizens, and non-weekends. LOUD neighbors, taxi drivers stay here?, as the walls are thin and you can hear evrything and I do mean everything. There was no radio, alarm clock, or dryer. Interesting wall paintings. Large mirror in bathroom. Bed is rock...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Red Carpet Inn Albany Downtown

Address: 500 Northern Boulevard, Albany, NY 12204
Region: United States > New York > Albany
Price Range: €62 - €78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Carpet Inn Albany Downtown 2*
Number of rooms: 78
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