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Rensselaer overview

Rensselaer is an inviting destination that has something for everyone. Rensselaer might not have well-known attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find top places to visit like New York State Museum and The Egg. In the surrounding area, popular sights include Times Union Center and New York State Capitol Building.

Where to stay in Rensselaer

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or a week, Rensselaer has the right hotel for you. There are 3 hotels in Rensselaer and you can shop as many as 197 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%. We have room prices as low as 49 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Rensselaer as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 14 4-star hotels from 119 USD per night
  • • 79 3-star hotels from 77 USD per night
  • • 28 2-star hotels from 51 USD per night

How to get to Rensselaer

Fly into Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), 8 mi (12.9 km) from the heart of Rensselaer. Albany-Rensselaer Station is the closest train station, located 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from the city center.

What to see around Rensselaer

Here are some top sights in the surrounding area:
  • • New York State Museum (1 mi/1.6 km from the city center)
  • • The Egg (1.1 mi/1.8 km from the city center)
  • • Times Union Center (0.8 mi/1.2 km from the city center)
  • • New York State Capitol Building (1 mi/1.6 km from the city center)
  • • Palace Theater (1.1 mi/1.7 km from the city center)

When to visit Rensselaer

Wondering what time of year to travel or what you should pack? Here are some seasonal norms so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

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