Welcome to the Best Western Sovereign Hotel Albany!
When staying at our Albany hotel, a trip to the Crossgates Mall is a must, whether you’re here for an event at SUNY Albany (Albany University) or just getting away from the city.
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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 you’re 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 don’t 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 you’re here to take the NYS Bar Exam, it’s important to treat yourself after those months of studying. How about a trip to the Altamont Fairgrounds to see what’s 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. It’s the little touches that make any trip special, and we combine the best in service with the best amenities.
Book a room at the Best Western Sovereign Hotel Albany now!
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Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $20.00 per day with a $100 per week maximum.
“Welfare hotel at its worst”
Middle Island, New York on 16-Nov-17
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...
This hotel was so dirty. Cockroaches crawling I. The food at breakfast. Rooms and bathrooms didn't look like they have been cleaned in weeks. Pool was green with chairs in them. Garbage stacked up in...
Nice place to stay while I was in Albany. I was very satisfied with the staff and the quality of the room. it is centrally located in Albany which ma=de for easy driving access to mall and college in...
Exercise facility Open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 2 treadmills, stationary bike and weight machine
Complimentary full breakfast, Full hot American buffet breakfast served daily from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Safe deposit box
Two elevators Hotel has 2 elevators
Complimentary Shuttle to Albany International Airport. Please call hotel for details. 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Complimentary shuttle service from and to Albany Int'l Airport and local Crossgates Mall. All other destinations (train station, hospitals...) fee of $15 per person round trip.
Local shuttle, Complimentary shuttle to Crossgate Mall and Stuyvesant Plaza from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Other locations available for a fee of $15.00 per person. Please call the hotel for details.
Business center Available 24-hours. Business center includes two touch screen computers and printers.
Fax services - nominal fee
24-hour front desk
Express check out
Cable or satellite television SHOWTIME®
Photocopy, nominal fee
Mail services United Postal Service
Elevator, wheelchair accessible 2 elevators
Parking for the physically challenged
Ice/vending machines One on every floor
Laundromat Coin Operated washers and dryers available on 2nd and 4th floor
Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Extra wide doors in bathrooms
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
Cable satellite television HBO®
High-speed Internet access - wireless
AM/FM alarm clock
Coffee/tea maker Coffee and Teas are provided
Iron, ironing board
Adjoining rooms available
Soap, Shampoo, Shower cap, Lotion
Free unlimited local calls
Direct dial telephone
Cribs available free of charge
Rollaway beds available at $15.00 per night, nominal fee
Iron & Ironing board
Daily Maid Service
Non-smoking Rooms: 187
Bathtub seat available
Rails in bathroom available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
Accessible table in eating area
The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range