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Passing through Upstate New York, in town for business, or visiting the Latham, New York area for the many Historic Sites, Attractions, or Events, the Century House offers the most convenient access to all the things to do & see in the Capital Region
There's an increasing number of hotels being built, offering a common feel with common amenities. At the Century House, we take pride in offering one of the finest options for Latham and Albany, NY lodging, with beautiful surroundings, unique design and character, while maintaining the charm of a Bed & Breakfast. We proudly offer a 100% smoke-free facility with exceptional appointments and luxurious amenities. The overnight room choices range from Double/Double rooms, single King rooms, to Executive Suites, a Presidential suite, and lavish 1 and 2 bedroom apartments.
All rooms have oversized, open floor plans, offering an inviting and soothing decor. Neutral Earth Tones and all hardwood furniture, along with many subtle traditional touches, add to the overall feeling of a New England Resort. Additional Room Features include:
- exquisite handmade pillow-top mattresses and down pillows
- high speed wireless internet
- desk with lamp and chair
- plush sitting area
- room service with standard restaurant pricing
- free local telephone calls
- spacious closets
- coffee maker
- hair dryer
- iron and ironing board
- electronic locks
- smoke alarms.
Guestrooms at the Century House are fully equipped to meet the needs of discerning business and leisure travelers. The necessities of our room appointments are modern, while the charm is completely yesteryear, ensuring a refuge and retreat from modern-day hectic life.
The Hotel is situated in a separate building behind our restaurant/banquet facility, with a beautiful courtyard between. The hotel is at a lower elevation, offering a quiet peaceful setting, with a picturesque back-drop. In 2008 we completed a $3 million renovation, keeping with the traditional elements that have made the property a regional landmark.
The Century House Hotel exudes the refinement of a boutique hotel. An elegant, spacious lobby greets our guests, with undemanding old-world comfort at every turn, and fresh gourmet coffee and tea available throughout the day. All rooms are equipped with a comprehensive array of offerings, designed to make your stay comfortable, convenient, and worry free. In our 100% smoke free facility, all amenities can be easily accessed from the main lobby area, including: the hallways to overnight rooms, our long-term apartment wing, the breakfast room, business center, fitness room, outdoor pool area, tennis court, five meeting rooms, and stairs to the restaurant and banquet facility.
The hotel offers a complimentary full hot country buffet breakfast, from 6:30-9:30 every morning. We have a full-time breakfast chef, who takes special requests at no additional cost, and a dedicated breakfast attendant.
Our business center has two computers loaded with the Microsoft Office Suite. The computers have unrestricted USB 2 ports, suitable for flash drives or other peripherals, as well as, free printing, copying, and faxing access.
Behind the hotel, lie 10 acres of protected wetlands, with a 1/2 mile scenic nature trail, perfect for enjoying a stroll with your dog, as we have dedicated pet-friendly rooms.
There are four entrances and exits, accessing our outdoor pool, tennis court, and courtyard. There is ample free and safe parking surrounding the facility, with plenty of room for tour buses.
Luxury accommodations, fine dining, premium features and offerings, and exceptional service, are the hallmarks the Century House was founded on, and resonate in everything we do today.
Local Area Info
The Century House is conveniently located on Route 9, near the juncture of I-90, I-87 and I-7, in Albany County, near the border of Saratoga County. The property is 10 minutes from Downtown Albany, 8 minutes from the Albany Airport, 12 minutes to the Amtrak Station, 20 minutes to Saratoga, and 40 minutes to Lake George, offering an ideal location for anyone traveling to or through the region. We proudly offer free transportation to and from the airport, the train station, downtown Albany, Troy and its surrounding historic boroughs, two major local shopping malls, and all area businesses, and colleges.
Whether you are passing through Upstate New York, in town for business, or visiting the area for the many Historic Sites, Attractions, or Events, the Century House offers the most convenient access all the things to do & see in Albany, Latham, Troy, Clifton Park, Schenectady, Saratoga, and the entire Capital Region.
The Century House's location enables guests and conference goers easy access to a countless array of activities, including premiere shopping destinations like Crossgates Mall, Colonie Center Mall, Stuyvescent Plaza, and others. Nestled between the Adirondacks, Berkshires, and Catskill mountain ranges, and sitting at the juncture of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, the opportunities to immerse oneself in the outdoors are truly endless.
The distinct four seasons, each offering their own inviting appeal, make Upstate NY, and a stay at the Century House, a perfect destination, or stopping point on a vacation,. We invite you to experience the many offerings that make our region so dynamic.
The Century House embraces the historical significance of the Capital Region, reflected in New England architectural elements, and Federal style interior design. The Century House embodies and honors its origins, by maintaining the highest expectations for comfort and care, treating all our guests like family.
We strive to host without airs while showering you with graces, offering the finest food, beverage, and service. Indulge in our fine offerings, while recharging in a peaceful escape that hearkens days gone by.
It began in 1790, when the Stephen Van Rensselaer family paid a meager five schillings for several acres of Latham, NY property. The land extended to Cohoes Falls, and was soon rented to the Frederic Roff family at a rate of 25 1/2 Skippels of saleable winter wheat, and four fat fowls to be delivered annually to Mr. Van Rensselaer.
After changing hands a couple of times in the 19th Century and early 20th Century, it was in 1949 that James and Dorothy O'Hearn purchased the land. With a business dream and the family's efforts, the Century House Restaurant was born. Quickly, the O'Hearns gained a reputation for their hospitality, living upstairs in the farmhouse, and serving guests in their own living and dining rooms. Today these are the North and Federal Rooms.
The business grew, and the East Dining Room was built in 1957, and the Main Dining Room in 1965. Our two large ballrooms, were added in 1972 and 1977, and in 1985, construction began on what became The Century House Inn, designed to offer luxurious accommodations, and reflect the traditional federal style that was our beginning.
The nearly 220 year-old historic plot, is still family owned and operated, and dedicated to maintain the highest quality of products and services, set in classic, elegant surroundings, laden with sincere care for guests' body, mind, and soul.
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