Family Lodging

Overnight Parent & Family Accommodations

Students are provided housing as part of the orientation program.  If parents and family members attend the Family Orientation program or wish to travel in the region during this visit, a list of accomodations is provided below.  

On campus accomodations, in our residence halls, are also available through the Office of Conference Services (OCS) during the July orientation sessions. Please note, on-campus accomodations are not available for sessions 4 and 5 in August.  Towels, linens, and blankets are provided.  Please contact OCS with any questions at (518) 276-7459; e-mail

OCS will be open for reservations beginning May 27 – please do not make a reservation until your student’s SO session has been confirmed by our Office.

Local & Discounted Accomodations

Please note, these hotel rates are limited on a first come first serve basis, and may sell out quickly.
Best Western/ Franklin Square Inn
1 4th St. Troy, NY             
Call hotel directly: 518-274-8800
Complimentary shuttle to campus
Rate: $129-269.99 based on date and room type
When calling, reference "RPI Orientation" to receive rate
Fairfield Inn, East Greenbush
124 Troy Rd, East Greenbush, NY
(518) 477-7984  
Rate: $100
Book online HERE
If calling, ask for RPI Summer Orientation rate: $97
Hilton Garden Inn
235 Hoosick St, Troy, NY
(518) 272-1700
Rate: $139
For July sessions: 7/18-21: code RSOR or click HERE; 7/23-25 code RPIO or click HERE
For August sessions use code: STUR when calling or click HERE
TownPlace Suites Marriot
5 Forts Ferry Road, Latham, NY 12110
(518) 362-8990
Rate: $129
For July, sessions click HERE
For August sessions, click HERE
Microtel, Latham
7 Rensselaer Ave, Latham NY
(518) 782-9161
Ask for RPI rate when you call: $63 (single queen), $75 (double queen)