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Taking the Train? Discover 6 Great Albany NY Hotels Near the Amtrak Station

The Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Train Station is located just across the Hudson River from the capital city and is a great way to arrive in Albany. If you'd like to stay nearby, we've rounded up some of the area's top hotels within 4 miles of the station that provide easy access to not only Downtown Albany but also to other attractions throughout the region.

Surround Yourself with Downtown: Fairfield Inn & Suites

exterior of fairfield inn & suites downtown albany

Located on State Street, Fairfield Inn & Suites is only a short walk away from the MVP Arena, the Empire State Plaza, and countless Downtown businesses. The building, which dates back to 1910, has been completely renovated with modern guest rooms and spacious suites. Guests can enjoy a free breakfast, fitness center, and close proximity to great local restaurants.

Distance: 1.9 miles

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Unwind at an Urban Inn: The Morgan State House

parlor at the morgan state house

Escape from the bustling streets of Downtown at The Morgan State House, located in an 1884 brownstone mansion across from Washington Park. Top-notch amenities include signature feather beds, a beautiful English garden, and a delicious continental breakfast. When it comes time to explore the city, you'll still be only about half a mile from the Empire State Plaza and the heart of Downtown.

Distance: 2.9 miles

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Find Your Home Away from Home: TownePlace Suites

kitchen and office space in a suite at townplace suites

Need more space during your stay or plan on staying for an extended period? TownePlace Suites Albany Downtown/Medical Center features studios and suites with kitchenettes, as well as a workout room, swimming pool, outdoor patio, and free breakfast. You'll also be only a short drive (about 1.5 miles) from the heart of Downtown.

Distance: 2.9 miles

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Book a Room in Nearby East Greenbush: Fairfield Inn & Suites

guest room at fairfield inn and suites

Also located east of the city and just off I-90 is Fairfield Inn & Suites Albany-East Greenbush, a great place from which to base your Capital Region explorations. Amenities include free breakfast and an outdoor pool. You'll be only a short drive away from Downtown Albany, Troy, and many other local destinations.

Distance: 3.6 miles

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Stay Near the State Capitol: Hilton Albany

view of the state capitol building from hilton albany

A short drive across the Hudson River from the train station, Hilton Albany is known as the area's largest hotel. Their 385 rooms boast views of either the State Capitol building or the river, and are within easy walking distance from tons of Downtown Albany attractions and restaurants. There are also three on-site dining options (a restaurant, a lounge bar, and a Starbucks) and a large swimming pool.

If you need transportation to and from the train station, Hilton Albany also offers a shuttle service.

Distance: 2.0 miles

Stay Just Across the Hudson River: Holiday Inn Express

guest room at the holiday inn express

The Holiday Inn Express Albany - Downtown is located across the Hudson River from the train station and just down the street from the historic D & H Building in Downtown. This modern and recently updated hotel offers free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free self-parking.

Distance: 2.1 miles

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