Hotels in Watervliet, New York

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Watervliet overview

Watervliet is known for its historical sites and shops. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Take in some local culture at popular places like New York State Museum and Palace Theater. Popular attractions like The Egg and Albany Institute of History and Art are sure to leave an impression. A family-friendly area, Watervliet also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Watervliet

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Watervliet has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Watervliet with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Watervliet hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Watervliet hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Watervliet

Fly in to Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from downtown Watervliet.

What to see around Watervliet

Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Hoffman's Playland
  • • Henry Hudson Planetarium
  • • Central Park Rose Garden
The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Rensselaer County Historical Society and Museum
  • • Burden Iron Works Museum
  • • Waterford Historical Museum
  • • Children's Museum of Science and Technology
  • • Albany Institute of History Art
Acclaimed for its historical sites, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Pruyn House
  • • Watervliet Shaker National Historic Site
  • • Shaker Heritage Society
  • • Ten Broeck Mansion
  • • New York State Executive Mansion
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • The Egg
  • • New York State Museum
  • • Palace Theater
  • • Albany Institute of History and Art
  • • Washington Park

When to visit Watervliet

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 51°F day, 14°F night
  • April-June: 81°F day, 32°F night
  • July-September: 83°F day, 45°F night
  • October-December: 66°F day, 16°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 8.11 inches
  • April-June: 10.59 inches
  • July-September: 10.91 inches
  • October-December: 9.88 inches