74 State 74 State St., Albany, 434-6798, 74state.com. Set in downtown Albany’s historic Bond Building. 74 guest rooms and suites, all with Wi-Fi and HD television. Fitness center, conference facilites, 24 hour coffee service, a la carte and private dining, fireplaces throughout common areas.
Albany Airport Courtyard Marriott 168 Wolf Road, Albany, 482-8800, courtyard.com/albca. Geared toward the business traveler, near Albany International Airport. 78 guest rooms, in-room Internet access, new lobby, fitness center, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, café serving breakfast daily, conference facilities for up to 40 people, airport shuttle service.
Albany Marriott 189 Wolf Road, Albany, 458-8444, marriott.com. Minutes from the airport and the University at Albany campus. 359 guest rooms, free parking, restaurant and lounge, fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, in-room Internet access, business center, conference center, free airport shuttle.
Crowne Plaza State and Lodge Streets, Albany, 462-6611, crowneplaza.com. In the heart of downtown Albany. 384 guest rooms, restaurant and lounge, in-room high-speeed wireless Internet access, fitness center, indoor swimming pool, conference facilities, airport shuttle service. A union shop.
The Desmond Hotel & Conference Center 660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, 869-8100, desmondhotelsalbany.com. Colonial style with state-of-the-art conference technology and high-speed wireless Internet, near Albany International Airport. 324 guest rooms, two restaurants, fitness center, indoor swimming pool, business center, conference facilities, airport shuttle service.
Gideon Putnam Hotel & Conference Center 24 Gideon Putnam Road, Saratoga Springs, (866) 890-1171, gideonputnam.com. Georgian revival hotel set amid the tall pines in Saratoga Spa State Park, two miles from the Skidmore campus. 120 guest rooms, restaurant and café, conference facilities, airport shuttle service.
Hampton Inn 25 Chapel St., Albany, 432-7000, hamptonsuitesalbany.com. In the heart of downtown Albany. 121 guest rooms, 44 suites, some with wirlpools. Fitness and relaxation center, conference facility, complimentary hot breakfast, gourmet dining.
Hilton Garden Inn at Albany Medical Center 67 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 396-3500. 129 guest rooms, swimming pool, jacuzzi, hot tubs, exercise room. Convenient to Albany Medical Center and surrounding areas. Full bar and dining available at the Recovery Room Sports Grill. Free parking on premises.
Holiday Inn Albany on Wolf Road 205 Wolf Road, Albany, 458-7250, holiday-inn.com/albany-wolfny. Minutes from the airport and the University at Albany campus. 309 guest rooms, restaurant, nightclub, sports bar and grill, fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, in-room Internet access, business center, conference facilities, free airport shuttle.
Holiday Inn Express 300 Broadway, (877) 863-4780. Remodeled downtown budget hotel, close to the Times Union Center and other attractions. Fitness center, 24 hour sauna, florist.
The Inn at Saratoga 231 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 583-1890, theinnatsaratoga.com. 150-year-old continuously operated Victorian inn in downtown Saratoga Springs, a short drive to the Skidmore campus. 42 guest rooms and suites, restaurant and lounge, in-room Internet access, conference facilities for up to 60 people.