Albany is located in beautiful Upstate New York and is balance modernity and historyin a quaint way. Hotel visitors can choose from inexpensive motels to bed & breakfasts to full-service hotels. While there, hotel visitors might visit the Tulip Festival, the New York Giants Training Camp, celebrate the Fourth of July, or view the fall foliage and see the city pumped for Halloween. From shopping to dining to arts and crafts, the capital city of New York State’s potential is unlimited.
The Empire State Plaza Convention Center sponsors large and small events while the Times Union Center seats up to 15,000 for truly large events. There are over seventy hotels in Albany and they also have meeting spaces.
Albany has two food festivals during the year and also has a mixture of cuisine from traditional American as well as international. Some to choose from are Angelo's 677 Prime which is a high-end steak restaurant or Bluestone Bistro which has a menu that changes with the seasons.
Visitors to Albany hotels will find the New York State Capitol fascinating both because of the architecture as well as the history and politics. Built over the course of thirty years in late nineteenth century, it is a mixture of styles.
One of the largest malls in Upstate New York, Crossgates Mall is a shopping mecca. Lark Street has more intimate and individual specialty shops for some unique items.
Visitors to hotels in Albany that like sports will enjoy cheering on the Tri-City Valley Cats, the local minor-league baseball team.