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    The Desmond Hotel Albany

    660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1056
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good30%
    • Average13%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    “koi pond” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
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    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 1,034 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    My family stayed at this hotel for several days this summer while attending a graduation. The hotel has a colonial theme and all rooms open onto an interior hallway. However, the center of several "buildings" are enclosed courtyards that allow for natural light, small pools,...More

    Thank Flyngator
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We got in very late and we're very impressed with the service. The front office guy was pleasant and accommodating. Coffee was good. Didn't stay long but would stay again. Interesting decor. A bit faded but still a gem

    Thank Texaspac
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Have been there for meals and conventions. One of the largest in the Albany area and very close to airport. Rooms are nice and quiet. good relaxation after long day at conference. Gym, pool and many areas to sit and talk. Wood burning fireplace kind...More

    Thank Upstate_NY312
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We ended up with an upgrade to a suite room because our room was not ready upon arrival. Upon opening the door, we smelled a strong mildrew/musty smell and needed to open all windows and buy air fresheners which helped only a little. It had...More

    Thank Traveling_Greens
    Response from GMDesmondAlbany, General Manager at The Desmond Hotel AlbanyResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Mr. Green, Thank you for taking the time to share your honest feedback with us, we are sorry to hear of the issues you had in your suite and the other amenities on our property. Please know that our hot tub is sanitary, the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Update your hotel, honor the name of what the hotel used to be...... there were many areas to speak of throughout the rooms, hallways, the entire customer areas. The walls, carpeting, trim, etc. were worn, needed painting, just overall updating. Our stay was not worth...More

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    Response from GMDesmondAlbany, General Manager at The Desmond Hotel AlbanyResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your recent stay with us, and we apologize if you found any areas of the hotel to be lacking. Upcoming renovations are currently being planned, and we have shared your comments with our...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$167 - US$204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Green Hotel in Albany
    • #8 Family Hotel in Albany
    • #10 Business Hotel in Albany
    • #10 Romantic Hotel in Albany
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 322
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    Traveller (164)
    Room & Suite (54)
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    Hotel & Grounds (108)
    Bathroom (4)
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    3142013
    25 May 2016|
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    Response from GMDesmondAlbany | Property representative |
    Hello! If you book directly through The Desmond Hotel website or by calling our Reservations department, then a free Rise & Shine breakfast is included Monday - Friday in our Simpson's restaurant.
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    29 March 2016|
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    Response from Jan M | Reviewed this property |
    Had a wonderful experience in this hotel. Room was clean and beautiful with a great view of the courtyard. Gorgeous bathroom and very spacious. Would go again!
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    Ed H
    14 February 2015|
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    Response from Catherine_Barr | Reviewed this property |
    The last time I was at the Desmond I reserved through a hotel reservation website. This was the stated cancellation policy (but it's possible that this applies only to that website?): If canceled or modified up to 1 day... More
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    "with courtyard noise .. choose top floor. Ask about events and location of them to plan. I prefer interior..."
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    "Try to get an upgraded room and open the windows"
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    "Don't go to the restaurant"
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    "Inside rooms face into the courtyard so ask for a room facing to the outside if there is a wedding or event..."
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