Hotel in the Heart of New York’s Historic State Capital Joins Hilton Portfolio

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    Hilton Hotels & Resorts have recently announced the brand’s return to Albany, N.Y., with the reflagging of Crowne Plaza Albany – City Center as Hotel Albany, an affiliate of Hilton.The hotel will undergo extensive renovations to the guest rooms, lobby, common areas, administrative offices and parking garage in early 2012, and upon completion will bear the new name of Hilton Albany. Hotel Albany is the first Hilton property in the Capital District region and joins The Saratoga Hilton as the second hotel in Upstate New York.

    The hotel features 386 guest rooms, including suites with a separate living room area and executive rooms outfitted with a spacious and well-lit work space. Guests will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi access, an indoor pool and two dining outlets, Webster’s Corner and Kelsey’s Restaurant. The hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to-and-from the Albany Airport and Rensselaer Amtrak Station that provide direct access to Manhattan.

    Business travellers will find 25,200 square feet of flexible meeting space, including the largest ballroom in the Capital District; 15 meeting rooms; and a modern business centre. Two executive floors feature private access and a club lounge that serves breakfast, afternoon hors d’ oeuvres and cocktails.

    Hotel Albany offers a prime location within walking distance of the Capitol Building, Empire State Plaza and Times Union Center. Guests will enjoy the convenience of being located at the centre of the downtown entertainment and dining district, blocks away from the Capital Repertory Theatre, Palace Theatre, New York State Museum and the Albany Institute of History & Art.

    Daniel Fountain / 07.01.2012

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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