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The Desmond Hotel Albany

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#8 of 50 Hotels in Albany
Certificate of Excellence
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Newburgh, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hotel for a business meeting. Rooms are a nice size and are clean. Cleaning staff was not supposed to take away used towels, but did. Need to provide in room and public space recycling. Pool is too small for lap swimming.

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Keene, New Hampshire
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice looking, has a shuttle to the airport, screen in the lobby for arrival and departure, great location just off of both Wolf Road and the Interstate. Several business centers available with multiple computers and printer.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose the Desmond based on location to Albany airport but would return for a get away weekend. The property is utterly charming and the staff is amazingly friendly and helpful. We had a very good late lunch in the Tavern and our room was spacious, comfortable and lovely. They provide driving instructions with their email confirmation, a big plus....

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food should have been a lot better. The staff members weren't expecting a tip instead of earning it. The transportation bus had no AC and the windows didn't open. Stay could have been better! Disappointing!

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Champlain, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were very impressed when we saw the Desmond interior... but when we went to our room it smelled musty! Even the kids asked what the smell was... There was no refrigerator in the room. We also had 2 queen beds with only 2 pillows on each one... I immediately called to get more and they said "they were all...

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Bronx, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great stay at The Desmond. Warm staff, amenities are just right. Good foo and the conference rooms were jut right for the lot of us. I highly recommend for most any occasion. While there, The Desmond was in use for a Prom, a wedding, our conference and some small groups. All groups were well tended.

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Thank M3962QXmelissas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff, food and accommodations are ideal for any occasion! This is a very large property, but there are several elevators available making travel throughout the hotel very convenient. Rooms exposed to the large open areas are a little noisy at times.

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Syracuse
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Desmond Met and Exceeded My Expectations as it ALWAYS has! I love everything about this hotel! From the Management, wait staff and housekeeping was far above a lot of places that I've visited. Kudos!

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Rome, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to stay. Clean, comfortable, friendly. Used shuttle service to and from airport around our vacation flights. We were allowed to leave our vehicle in the hotel parking area while we were away on vacation at no charge.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff is friendly, and they very kindly honored our request for early check in. The whole place seems to need a deep cleaning. Our breakfast and lunch were delicious! Dinner was so-so. It was a very loud hotel too, one can hear everything going on in the halls above and below.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Tavern at The Desmond
The Tavern at The Desmond
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Desmond Hotel is conveniently located at the entrance of the Albany International Airport (ALB), adjacent to shopping on Wolf Rd and minutes from downtown Albany via I-87 and I-90. As Albany's premier hotel and conference center, The Desmond is an independent, family owned and operated property that is proud to celebrate over 40 years of providing superb accommodations, outstanding service and a one-of-a-kind experience. Deluxe accommodations await with 322 guest rooms and suite options including king size four-poster beds, double queen beds, executive suites, junior suites and spiral staircase duplexes. The hotel offers exceptional dining choices in our casual, sophisticated Simpson's and The Tavern, an English pub. Modeled after a colonial village square, our two indoor courtyards feature mock storefronts, brick pathways, a koi pond, beautiful fountains, and balconies that overlook our year-round landscaping. Together with our elegant ballrooms, these indoor courtyards provide a gorgeous and unique backdrop for weddings and galas. Versatile facilities, award-winning food, and personal service make the hotel an exceptional venue for meetings and conferences. We invite you to experience The Desmond. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Desmond Hotel Albany

Address: 660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1056
Region: United States > New York > Albany
Price Range: $223 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Desmond Hotel Albany 3.5*
Number of rooms: 322
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Also Known As:
The Desmond Albany Hotel Albany
Desmond Americana
Desmond Hotel Albany
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#1 Green Hotel in Albany
#8 Family Hotel in Albany
#10 Romantic Hotel in Albany
#10 Business Hotel in Albany
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