A great complimentary breakfast super-convenient location and recession-friendly rates are big pluses at the Ramada Plaza Albany. Equipped with microwaves refrigerators and flat-panel TVs with cable the 216 rooms of this nine-story high-rise are comfortable and include Wi-Fi. But what you'll really appreciate are the additional freebies: Start with a hearty American breakfast. There's also a 24-hour gym and a business center that offers free fax photocopy and internet service. And whether you came by plane train or bus you can book the free 24-hour shuttle to and from your port/station. You're allowed up to two pets in your room for a fee. If they fight anyway escape to the cocktail lounge at the full-service restaurant. Located just off I-90 the Ramada Plaza Albany couldn't be more convenient. It's a straight two-mile shot to downtown Albany on a main artery. A little more than halfway there you'll pass Washington Park — a popular venue for outdoor concerts and shows — and the funky cobblestoned Lark Street often referred to as Albany's Greenwich Village. The airport is just six-and-a-half miles away. Convenience low rates and free stuff. That's what we're talking about.