Looking for a hotel close by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Hotels-Rates can help you find the perfect hotel in Troy, NY. Hotels-Rates can provide detailed information on facilities, convenience to neighboring areas and nearby points of interest. Our comprehensive hotel database shows that there are 12 hotels in Troy within 5 miles of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $71.99. We also found 2 hotels in Troy within 1 miles of the school, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $89.1. If you are looking for fun places in Troy, you might be interested in visiting the Crossgates Mall, which is less than 10 miles from the school.