Searching Albany area hotels near the University at Albany? Fairfield Inn Albany University Area is a great value for business and leisure travelers. We’re located across from the University at Albany campus, the Harriman State Office Campus and Albany NanoTech plus nearby shopping and dining at Crossgates Mall and Colonie Center Mall. Many area businesses are a short drive away as is the Albany International Airport, making us a prime choice in hotels near Albany Airport. Guests also have access to attractions including the New York State Capital and Times Union Center. Start each day with a free hot breakfast featuring scrambled eggs and sausage, and stay connected with free high-speed Internet. Each of our 99 Albany, NY hotel rooms features HDTVs and plush bedding, and some rooms have mini-refrigerators. Unwind at the fitness center and indoor pool, or go out for a night-on-the town. Whatever you have planned; our friendly staff is on hand 24-hours to assist you.