Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany

1228 Western Avenue, Albany, New York, United States, 12203-3326  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

The 2-star Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany places guests abound 7 km from Empire State Plaza Convention Center. Occupying a 5-story empire building, the hotel was remodeled in 2005.

The comfortable property is situated 7 km away from Times Union Center. The city center lies within 7 km from the venue.

Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany is around 15 minutes' drive from Albany International airport.

Rooms

The hotel rooms are en-suite and come with individual climate control, central heating, a personal safe, a microwave and a refrigerator. Bathrooms are appointed with a hairdryer, complimentary toiletries and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the lounge every morning. A broad variety of international dishes is served at the full service restaurant. There is an onsite Tango Restaurant bar to relax in. Offering various dining options, Hot Harry's Fresh Burrito's and 1228 Grill are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany welcomes guests, offering an elevator, parking and a vending machine along with a business centre, a banqueting hall and a conference room.

Relax

The hotel caters to families with cots and a playroom. There are a gym and a fitness centre provided at Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   192.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Vending machines
  • Carte blanche
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • High chairs
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 1 year
Crib USD 25
Existing bedding FREE
All children
2 - 18 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 10
Children above
18 years or adults
Extra bed USD 10
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

1228 Western Avenue, Albany, New York, United States, 12203-3326

Get directions
City Center
  • Albany
    6.6 km
Airports
  • Albany International (ALB)
    8.2 km
Train Stations
  • Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
    8.3 km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Uncommon Grounds Coffee
    50 m
  • 1228 Grill
    50 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    192

Rooms and availability

Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany photos Exterior Hotel information
Double Room Roll Shower Mobility Accessible or Non-Smoking
  • Room size:

    23 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Carpeted floor
  • Private entrance
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This double room features a microwave, satellite TV and air conditioning.

Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany photos Room
Double Room Bathtub Mobility Accessible or Non-Smoking
  • Room size:

    23 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Carpeted floor
  • Private entrance
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This double room has air conditioning and microwave.

Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany photos Exterior
Junior Suite Non-Smoking
  • Room size:

    37 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Carpeted floor
  • Private entrance
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This suite features a microwave and air conditioning.

Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany photos Room
Double Room Two Double Beds Non-Smoking
  • Room size:

    23 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Carpeted floor
  • Private entrance
  • Connecting room
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This double room features a microwave, refrigerator, coffee machine and air conditioning.

Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany photos Room
King Room Non-Smoking
  • Room size:

    28 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Carpeted floor
  • Private entrance
  • Connecting room
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This double room features a microwave, refrigerator, coffee machine and air conditioning.

Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany photos Room
Queen Room Non-Smoking
  • Room size:

    28 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Carpeted floor
  • Private entrance
  • Connecting room
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This double room features a microwave, refrigerator, coffee machine and air conditioning.

Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany photos Room
Double Room Two Double Beds Non-Smoking
  • Room size:

    28 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Carpeted floor
  • Private entrance
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This double room has a microwave and air conditioning.

Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany Location

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What's nearby

Sport related

  • University Field500 m

Shopping areas

  • Crossgates Mall2.0 km
  • Westgate Shopping Center3.2 km
  • Colonie Center3.3 km

Amusement

  • Nascar Silicon Motor Speedway2.0 km
  • Cyberstation2.4 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Capitol Building1.1 km

Museums

  • University Art Museum1.5 km
  • Albany Institute of History Art1.9 km

Parks

  • Executive Park300 m
  • Westland Hills Park2.6 km
  • Swinburne Park4.0 km
  • New Scotland Town Park4.1 km

Universities, Institutes

  • State University of New York at Albany1.5 km
  • New School-Radio and Television2.6 km
  • Maria College2.6 km
  • Excelsior College3.0 km
  • Empire State College3.1 km
  • College of St Rose3.4 km
  • Saint Bernard's Institute3.6 km
  • Austin Beauty School Inc4.1 km

Medical care and Hospitals

  • St Peter's Hospital3.1 km
  • US Veterans Ctr3.1 km

Public parking

  • University of Albany-SUNY900 m

College Campuses

  • SUNY University at Albany Hotels900 m
  • Sage College - Albany4.6 km

Local attractions

  • Crossgates Mall2.1 km
    1 Crossgates Mall Rd
  • Washington Park5.4 km
    Madison Ave and Willet St
  • Albany Institute of History & Art6.1 km
    125 Washington Ave
  • The Chocolate Gecko2.7 km
    21 Colvin Ave
  • Lark Street5.9 km
    Albany, NY

Restaurants nearby

  • Uncommon Grounds Coffee50 m

    Address: 1235 Western Ave Ste 5
    Phone: (518) 453-5649

    80% likes this, based on 48 reviews

  • Hot Harry's Fresh Burrito's50 m

    Address: 1235 Western Ave
    Phone: (518) 621-7883

    Cuisine: Mexican

  • Across The Street Pub100 m

    Address: 1238 Western Ave
    Phone: 518-438-1718

    76% likes this, based on 33 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • 1228 Grill50 m

    Address: 1228 Western Ave
    Phone: 518-489-2981

    70% likes this, based on 32 reviews

  • Dibella's Sub50 m

    Address: 1235 Western Ave
    Phone: (518) 459-9559

    76% likes this, based on 7 reviews
    Cuisine: American

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    192
Cities nearby
  • East Greenbush hotels - 8 km
  • Troy hotels - 10 km
  • Latham hotels - 11 km
  • Glenmont hotels - 5 km
  • Rensselaer hotels - 2 km
  • Cohoes hotels - 14 km
  • Colonie hotels - 10 km
  • Castleton-on-Hudson hotels - 13 km
  • Averill Park hotels - 16 km
  • Green Island hotels - 11 km

Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 338 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    5.4

    Price and staff

    Loudy and not comfortable

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Good complimentary breakfast on porslin. Good location just of the highway.

  • Group of friends
    5.8

    chocolate chip cookies

    Before I booked the room..checked on shuttle to airport...was told no problem. There was a "BIG" problem. The shuttle didn't start until 7:30 am. Our plane left at 8 am...we had to pay a taxie $25.00 to get us to get us to the airport at 6:30. I would have never booked this hotel if I had known in advance it was so far away from the airport and the shuttle didn't run 24/7.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    I liked the location and the people of the hotel were very curtious.

    My only drawback was the restaurant in the hotel, we were given a coupon redeemable at the hotel, which we were delighted about as we only checked in around 7:30 in the evening after a full day of driving and shopping, so we were excited about having a restaurant within the hotel so that we did not have to go anywhere to eat. However when we entered the hotel, we found it impossible to eat there as you were overcome by this moldy smell which was a complete turn off so we went out instead.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    Large room size. Very comfy beds. Very quiet. Free hot breakfast.

    The mob scene in the breakfast room because of the free hot breakfast. (not the hotel's fault, obviously)

  • Single
    6.6

    Abigail - front desk employee, was extremely nice and helpful. The view from the room was nice and green.

    The fitness corner is small and not well equipped. Pool was fair.

  • Single
    5.4

    Run down. Mechanical systems in poor shape.

  • Single
    7.4

    convient locatipn

  • Single
    8.8

    The hotel staff was extremely helpful and accomodating. The location was perfect for my stay in Albany.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    The staff was very helpful. the rooms were nice compared to others in the area.

  • Single
    7.0

    Staff did they best they could with a very worn property

    Old Tube-type TV, Mattress stuffing falling out, the drape around the bed frame was stained and torn and falling off. This is a property in desperate need of update. I would not return even though I travel to that area +/-12 times a year. I am concerned that if the rooms are that tired/unkempt, what am I bringing home on my clothes?

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The staff was wonderful, among whom was outstanding was ABIGAIL at the Front Desk. She was helpfu/discreetl and listened as I told her a few personal things I encountered with my friend. She's an absolute young woman to look into as a possible person for advancement. The breakfast bar was a delight! What a wonderful way to start the day. Thank you so much for everything.

  • 7.0

    The breakfast buffet was very good!

    Front desk clerks not very familiar with the area, so were not able to provide good directions.

  • 7.8

    The toilet was round and small. It felt like a potty trainer. Maybe an elongated toilet would make the bathroom a more pleasant experience. Not having a shower hose also makes it hard. The breakfast buffet was good but the coffee was horrible!! The ham served was also not that good.

  • 5.8

    Free wifi Friendly staff Location was great for my trip

    Mattress had a spring sticking out of it, quick fix - maintenance cut the spring shorter ?!?! Prank calls at 11pm from other guests Room was located across from elevator so it was noisy until 10/11pm each night

How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany Albany location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1228 Western Avenue, Albany, New York, United States, 12203-3326

Get directions
City Center
  • Albany
    6.6 km
Airports
  • Albany International (ALB)
    8.2 km
Train Stations
  • Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
    8.3 km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Uncommon Grounds Coffee
    50 m
  • 1228 Grill
    50 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    192