Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Albany-Downtown hotel, conveniently located in historic downtown Albany near the Riverfront and Empire State Plaza and offering business and leisure travelers contemporary hotel accommodations. We are located within a short drive from premier Albany sights and attractions including the New York State Museum, Palace Theater, Times Union Center and Joe Bruno Stadium, home of the Tri-City ValleyCats minor league baseball team. The SUNY Administration offices are across the street from the hotel and the New York State Capitol and legislative offices are also nearby. We are the closest hotel to the Amtrak Station and are near the Albany International Airport. We provide a courtesy shuttle to and from the airport, train station, local businesses and attractions as well as the ONLY free on-site parking in downtown Albany!