Hotels in Albany, New York, United States of America - your base to discover the city.
Albany, the capital of New York, is located on the Hudson River and lies close to the scenic country of the Catskills and Adirondacks. The settlement was founded by Dutch fur-trappers who named the area Fort Nassau. When it was taken by the British it was renamed Albany for the future King James II (then known as the Duke of Albany). Albany was also a terminus on the early railroad, the Mohawk and Hudson Railroad.