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The Hampton Inn® hotel in Schenectady-Downtown is convenient to many things to see and do in Schenectady, NY and surrounding areas. Discover why Schenectady is a city of firsts.
It was here that Thomas Edison moved his company, Edison Machine Works. General Electric arrived in 1892 and remains just a mile from our hotel. One of the country's first commercial radio stations broadcast from here, WGY-AM. GE generated the first regular television broadcasts from Schenectady in 1928. The Stockade Historic District was New York's first National Register Historic District when it was designated in 1965.
Visit Central Park, the highest spot in the city. Our hotel in Schenectady is also just a mile from Union College. You'll find the Schenectady Museum, Rotterdam Mall, SUNY and Excelsior College all within 10 miles. Lastly, when you're ready for a trip to New York's capital, Albany is a 15-minute drive from our lobby.
Need more recommendations for things to do in Schenectady, NY? Drop by the hotel’s front desk for tips on how to enjoy all that New York has to offer.
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Whatever the reason for your visit, we hope you'll enjoy these fun ways to relax and keep in shape.