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The Hotel combines old world charm with handsome dark wood paneling and stunning marble floors, with modern touches of convenience and flare. Within brisk walking distance to the Empire State Plaza, the NYS Legislative Office Building and the strong and beautiful Hudson River, the Renaissance Albany will also be attached to the future Albany Capital Center. Wellington's Restaurant will offer much to savor and discover with its small plate, high end American Fare, engaging staff and mixology inspired beverage offerings. Guest rooms in this stunning hotel offer a serene and calming color palette, with unexpected moments of 'wow', created by various light features. The views of Albany are unparalleled, through the over-large windows and they welcome a pleasing amount of natural light into your room.

The amenities

  • All public areas non-smoking
  • Beauty shop nearby
  • Concierge Lounge Hours
  • Concierge desk
  • Hot breakfast
  • Housekeeping service daily
  • Laundry on-site
  • Limousine service
  • Local restaurant dinner delivery
  • Mobile check-in
  • Mobility accessible rooms
  • Phone calls: toll-free
  • Room service
  • Valet dry-cleaning
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Renaissance Albany Hotel

The Palace Theater

Discover world-class entertainment in a historic setting at this iconic theater designed by renowned movie palace archit

Renaissance Albany Hotel

Café Capriccio

Dine on authentic wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas and rustic Tuscan cuisine paired with an exceptional wine list at this award-winning eatery.

Renaissance Albany Hotel

Dove & Hudson

A favorite among local bibliophiles, the books at this independent store includes hard-to-find secondhand literary works in mint condition.

Renaissance Albany Hotel

The Olde English Pub

Pair English ales like Newcastle or Bass with comfort fare like beer-battered cod or Old Yorkshire steak at this authent

Renaissance Albany Hotel

Schuyler Mansion

Take a guided tour of this elegant Georgian mansion for a glimpse into the life of Revolutionary War General Philip

Renaissance Albany Hotel

The Iron Gate Cafe

Housed in a historic 19th-century mansion, this casual cafe is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed alfresco breakfast in Center Square.

The Palace Theater

Originally built in 1931, the Palace Theater was one of Albany's foremost cinema houses, drawing crowds for its atmospheric design, elegant interiors, and top-notch entertainment. Completely renovated and restored to its original glory with a state-of-the-art audio visual system after a period of closure, the theater today stands as a prime example of period architecture. From classical concerts

Address

19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, 12207

Café Capriccio

Café Capriccio has made a name for itself in the Capital District dining scene, having been featured on "best of" lists for over 30 years. Housed in an elegant brownstone, the inviting interiors transport you to Italy with cozy booths, maple-lined walls, and vintage prints. Commitment to quality is at the core of Capriccio's philosophy, perfectly expressed in sauces made from scratch, handmade pasta, and authentic Italian ingredients. Owner Jim Rua travels to Florence each year in search of inspiration for his restaurant; every dish on the menu pays homage to the region's centuries-old culinary legacy. Savor house specialties like pork osso bucco, chicken and eggplant sorrento, and slow-roasted porchetta with prosciutto, apples, and basil in a truffle balsamic glaze, served alongside a careful selection of wines.

Address

49 Grand Street, Albany, 12207

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday from 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM,Friday to Saturday from 05:00 PM to 10:00 PM,Sunday from 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM

Dove & Hudson

A maze of well-stocked shelves and cozy corners promise hours of relaxed browsing at this downtown bookshop. Owner Dan Wedge is committed about furnishing the store with only the best used and vintage books. One of Albany's most cherished bookstores, the shop is a haven for book lovers, covering a wide variety of genres for every kind of reader. And Dan is always on hand to answer any questions if you're looking for something specific. Within walking distance of Washington Park, this is a great place to spend time in the company of your favorite books. Please note, the shop is closed between the 1st and the 7th of every month.

Address

296 Hudson Avenue, Albany, 12210

Opening hours

Tuesday to Friday from 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM,Saturday to Sunday from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM

The Olde English Pub

Housed in a historic 18th-century building, this restaurant offers patrons a glimpse of old-fashioned pub culture in Quackenbush Square. The warmly lit brick walls, beamed ceilings, and wooden floors create an inviting tableau to linger over a pint. Live music, trivia nights, and even storytelling promise an evening of fun and conversation and draw an eclectic crowd of regulars and visitors alike.

Address

683 Broadway, Albany, 12207

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM, Sunday from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Schuyler Mansion

Discover the history of one of Albany's most prominent families, as well as upper-class 18th-century life, at this historic site. Entrepreneur, State Senator and General, Philip Schuyler was one of Albany's most notable personalities. Overlooking the Hudson, this remarkable piece of architecture is believed to be one of the finest houses built in the pre-war period, and was the central feature

Address

32 Catherine Street, Albany, 12202

The Iron Gate Cafe

This family-owned restaurant is a local favorite for its delicious breakfast and lunch menu. The beautiful garden and patio offer charming environs to savor a meal in good company. The cozy wood-paneled interiors exude a vintage vibe, with artwork-lined walls and a 1960s room dedicated to Elvis Presley, while other rooms sport floral wallpaper and classic chandeliers. Dine on garden fresh salads, hearty sandwiches, and tasty wraps - there are vegan options available too. The Vermonster sandwich, the Elvis Memphis Scramble, and the Pear Walnut Gorgonzola Salad are bestsellers. Prompt service and a friendly staff make this hidden gem worth searching out while visiting Washington Park.

Address

182 Washington Avenue, Albany, 12210

Opening hours

Monday to Friday from 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM,Saturday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM

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