Albany vacation rentals

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Albany

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Yurt in Pattersonville
Mariaville Goat Farm Yurt
A peaceful, charming, 20’ yurt in the woods on our small, off-the-grid goat farm! If you are looking to get away from it all (and still be close to SO much) - this is the place for you! Enjoy a nap in the hammock, s’mores around a campfire, a great night’s sleep under the stars, a country breakfast delivered to your door - and goats! Take a walk in the woods...enjoy the unique landscaping...try goat yoga! Or, experience some of the area’s AMAZING food, beverages, shopping, and attractions!
Dec 27 – Jan 3
$126 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 753 reviews
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Guest suite in Albany
Garden Apartment in Historic Center Square Home
Welcome to our charming studio in the heart of Albany's Center Square. Nestled in one of the oldest homes in the neighborhood, the space has been restored to blend history with modern convenience. Recently renovated, it features a modern bathroom with rain shower. The décor is a nod to mid-century aesthetics. This cozy studio is a stone's throw away from Albany's main attractions within easy walking distance. Experience a unique blend of past and present in this delightful Albany retreat.
May 4 – 11
$67 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 206 reviews
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Home in Albany
Our Antique Bungalow
Enjoy the private and clean comfort of our freshly renovated bungalow in Albany's quaint Helderberg Neighborhood. Some of the regions most cherished restaurants on New Scotland Avenue are within a two block walk. Close accessibility to both Albany Med Hospital and Saint Peters Hospital as well as Albany Law, The Albany School of Pharmacy and Russell Sage College. This home features a newly renovated fully functioning kitchen, a luxurious bathroom with a walk-in shower and full size tub.
Dec 1 – 8
$140 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 200 reviews

Popular amenities for Albany vacation rentals

Stay near Albany's top sights

Colonie Center37 locals recommend
Washington Park7 locals recommend
Stuyvesant Plaza11 locals recommend
New York State Capitol51 locals recommend
Times Union Center33 locals recommend
Palace Theatre31 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Albany

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Apartment in Albany
Iconic City Center Apt in Downtown | Pets Allowed
Jul 10 – 17
$111 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 110 reviews
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Condo in Albany
Elegant, spacious studio apt in historic mansion
Sep 9 – 16
$84 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 149 reviews
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Guesthouse in Clifton Park
Adirondacks Guest House Saratoga Country Oasis
Mar 24 – 31
$71 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 253 reviews
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Apartment in Albany
Charming Garden Apartment in Center Square
Jul 2 – 9
$117 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 181 reviews
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Guesthouse in Troy
Whimsical Carriage House Studio
Jul 25 – Aug 1
$77 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 543 reviews
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Earthen home in West Sand Lake
The Hobbit House at June Farms
Nov 14 – 21
$303 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 142 reviews
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Townhouse in Albany
Modern & Cozy Cntr Square Townhouse Gem from 1854
Jul 18 – 25
$159 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 188 reviews
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Apartment in Albany
Stunning Bungalo-style Loft in downtown Albany
Apr 17 – 24
$176 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 223 reviews
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Home in Albany
* Adorable home w/parking near great restaurants *
Apr 28 – May 5
$148 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 101 reviews
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Guesthouse in Fort Plain
Starhaven: Baseball HoF, Mineral Mining & More
Mar 24 – 31
$98 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 433 reviews
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Apartment in Troy
The Eastsider (Emma Willard, RPI, Troy)
Aug 14 – 21
$53 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 117 reviews
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Guest suite in Nassau
Country Two Bedroom Apartment with full breakfast
Oct 7 – 14
$117 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 218 reviews

Other great vacation rentals in Albany

Superhost
Apartment in Albany
Comfortable 1 Bedroom, 10 min from Albany airport
Mar 28 – Apr 4
$81 per night
4.81 out of 5 average rating, 74 reviews
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Apartment in Albany
Relax in Style by Washington Park - Free Parking
Nov 25 – Dec 2
$95 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 68 reviews
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Home in Albany
2 bedroom+home office, private parking & backyard
Aug 29 – Sep 5
$115 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 37 reviews
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Apartment in Albany
Lovely 1-bedroom apartment with patio/deck.
Aug 27 – Sep 3
$100 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 17 reviews
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Apartment in Albany
Renovated, private parking,location, washer dryer!
Feb 7 – 14
$100 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 101 reviews
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Apartment in Albany
Newly Renovated Gem in Melrose - Pet Friendly
Jun 18 – 25
$112 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 16 reviews
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Apartment in Albany
Cozy Greenwood Flat (1 BDR Apartment in Albany)
Nov 19 – 26
$106 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 20 reviews
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Apartment in Albany
Lovely Garden Apt. in Historic Brownstone
Sep 25 – Oct 2
$86 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 15 reviews
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Farm stay in Coeymans
Magic Forest’s Artist Retreat
Apr 11 – 18
$126 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 9 reviews
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Home in Albany
3 bedroom quiet neighborhood w/ off street parking
Mar 16 – 23
$131 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 78 reviews
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Home in Albany
Modern Cottage-Perfect for Groups!
Apr 27 – May 4
$339 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 49 reviews
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Home in Averill Park
Burden Lake House. Lake front, Large, & Nice views
Jan 30 – Feb 6
$384 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 53 reviews

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Albany

Total rentals

520 properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

350 properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

20 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

170 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

190 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

25K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Albany?

    Albany has a humid continental climate with four distinct seasons. Summers average around 82°F (28°C), while winters can get chilly with average temperatures around 23°F (-5°C). Spring and fall bring more mild temperatures, often making them the most comfortable times to explore the city.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Albany?

    In Albany, you can explore the New York State Museum, meander through the Albany Pine Bush Preserve, or immerse yourself in history at the Albany Institute of History and Art. The Empire State Plaza is also a staple of any Albany visit, with its unique modern architecture and the Corning Tower's breathtaking views of the city.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Albany?

    Spring and fall are the most popular times to visit Albany. Spring brings the annual Tulip Festival in Washington Park, while fall is highlighted by the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival. These seasons offer pleasant weather and vibrant colors, making them ideal for exploring the city's outdoor attractions.

  • What are the best places to stay in Albany?

    Center Square is a popular area to stay in Albany for its proximity to many attractions. Pine Hills is a vibrant neighborhood often appreciated by visitors for its lively restaurant scene. Delaware Avenue is also a popular choice for its quaint charm and accessibility to various parks.

  • What are the best places to visit in Albany?

    In Albany, the New York State Capitol building is a popular visit for its beautiful architecture. Washington Park, the Albany Institute of History and Art, and Lark Street, known for its vibrant arts and dining scene, are also frequently suggested. For a unique Albany experience, consider exploring the historic Dutch Apple Cruise.

  • What are some hiking trails in Albany?

    Albany's scenic landscape provides various hiking trails. The Six Mile Waterworks Trail is an easy, 1.6-mile (2.6 km) route perfect for a leisurely stroll or bike ride. For a more challenging hike, the 4.6-mile (7.4 km) Albany Pine Bush Discovery Trail offers a unique experience of the area's rare ecosystem.

  • What are some family activities to do in Albany?

    Families visiting Albany often enjoy exploring the New York State Museum's interactive exhibits, spending time in the outdoors at Washington Park, or joining a boat tour on the Hudson River. The USS Slater, a restored World War II Navy ship, is another popular choice for a family outing.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Albany?

    For an enriching day trip from Albany, you could visit the historic Saratoga Springs, known for its mineral springs and horse racing, just 40 miles (64 km) north. The picturesque Hudson Valley is another popular day trip choice. The region, less than 60 miles (97 km) away, is home to beautiful landscapes and charming towns.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Albany?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 350 vacation rentals in Albany featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Albany?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Albany. Choose from more than 170 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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