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3 Great Downtown Albany, NY Hotels Near Attractions, Restaurants & More

Here in New York's Capital Region, the City of Albany has one of the best pedestrian-friendly downtowns. Many of the community's top restaurants and entertainment hotspots are within walking distance of each other, with the Empire State Plaza at the center of it all. Planning a trip to the area? Check out these 3 hotels that are great for experiencing downtown Albany.

The Morgan State House: An Urban Inn at the Gateway of Downtown Albany

Overlooking the east side of Albany's Washington Park, The Morgan State House features beautifully appointed guest rooms and studios inside an 1884 New York style mansion.

This urban inn has been voted "Best in the Capital/Saratoga Region" and caters to upscale travelers, business leaders, or anyone who would like to stay in luxurious accommodations with all the modern conveniences you may need.

Thanks to its ideal location in the Washington Park Historic District, The Morgan State House is only a 15 minute walk/5 minute drive to The Egg and other downtown Albany attractions. You can explore Washington Park's scenic trails, or visit the thriving Lark Street.

Renaissance Albany Hotel: Combining Old-World Charm With Luxurious Rooms

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As part of the Marriott brand, Renaissance Hotels are renowned for their unique character, personality, and history. The Renaissance located in downtown Albany is no exception. Inside, the hotel features stunning marble floors, beautiful dark wood paneling, large windows, and luxurious guest rooms.

While there are plenty of comforts and conveniences at Renaissance Albany Hotel, such as multiple lounges and an on-site restaurant, the world of downtown Albany is always ready to be explored. The Empire State Plaza and other local hotspots are right around the corner from the hotel's entrance.

Hilton Albany: The Smart Choice for Downtown Albany Visits

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An overnight stay at Hilton Albany means you'll be in the heart of downtown Albany. Not only are they the largest and only full-service hotel in the area (385 spacious guest rooms and suites), but guests can enjoy a combination of comfort, convenience, and a wealth of modern amenities.

What makes Hilton Albany a great choice for downtown visits is that it's

  • One block from the New York State Capitol
  • Two blocks from MVP Arena
  • Surrounded by restaurants like The City Beer Hall

 Although you'll feel relaxed at this sophisticated and upscale lodging property, downtown Albany's electric nightlife and entertainment scene awaits outside the door.

Plus, if you're arriving by train or airplane, the hotel provides a shuttle service to Albany International Airport and the Amtrak Station.

Downtown Albany is waiting for you! Book a room at one of these top hotels and experience everything the area has to offer.

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