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The Desmond Hotel Albany

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660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1056 See on map
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Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
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3.5 Star accommodation
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The hotel is very nice. All of the rooms are different. The staff was very nice and helpful while I was there. You must try the bread pudding. It is world famous. If you like a specific room (because all the rooms have different layouts),...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

We came back to the Desmond, having stayed there for our honeymoon 28 years ago. The hotel is as we remembered; upscale without being priced like the Plaza. Very nice furnishings and appointments, friendly and courteous staff, and a very comfortable and relaxing room.

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Date of stay: January 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic hotel from beginning to end! Even asked the Mrs can we stay another day but we had to get on the road! Congrats to everyone, prime rib dinner was excellent as well!! Wait staff were the friendliest nicest people we’ve met in any hotel!!

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Date of stay: January 2019
Thank bethsc12
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our weekend stay didn’t start out well. The man at the front desk couldn’t find our reservation made on Priceline. This was despite being given the actual reservation and numbers, etc After at least ten min he went to get the manager who found it...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a gorgeous hotel and great place for a conference or an event. We attend this year's NYE party (as we have in the past), well... Disappointment would be an exaggeration. The theme was boardwalk and carnival food! OK,not exactly what we were looking...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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About
Description
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. We are an IHG More (InterContinental Hotel Groups) affiliate hotel that is celebrating over 40 years of providing outstanding service and a unique guest experience. We are proud to have been voted "Best Local Hotel" in the Albany Capital Region for the past 11 consecutive years. The Desmond features 322 guest room and suite options including king size four-poster beds, double queens, executive suites, junior suites and spiral staircase duplexes. On-site dining choices include Simpson's restaurant and our English pub, The Tavern. 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. We invite you to experience The Desmond. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
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Family
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Family
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
322
Price range
US$112 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Desmond Albany Hotel Albany
,
Desmond Americana
,
Desmond Hotel Albany
Location
United States > New York > Albany
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Family
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
322
Price range
US$112 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Desmond Albany Hotel Albany
,
Desmond Americana
,
Desmond Hotel Albany
Location
United States > New York > Albany
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Traveller (194)
Room & Suite (105)
Dining (11)
Pool & Beach (8)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (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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gtrevett65
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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"Outside away from the courtyard"
146bradl
4 weeks ago
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"Ask for a room on the top floor with a balcony to view the courtyard."
LoisT226
20 Nov 2018
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"we asked for a courtyard room"
kevino207
7 Aug 2018
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"Do not get a room facing a courtyard if you want to get any sleep."
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17 May 2018
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