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    The Desmond Hotel Albany

    660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1056
    (518) 621-4830
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    • Excellent48%
    • Very good30%
    • Average14%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    “unique hotel” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Free Airport Transportation
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    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 1,127 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Great location! Once you check in, no reason to leave for mealsor cocktails, two restaurants to choose from, tavern or traditional sit down. Even a little general store on premises. You won’t be disappointed!!!

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    Thank Sherrie T
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Nice hotel, but walls are paper thin and you can hear everything going on near your room. Check in was sub par. I called ahead to ensure a room would be ready, as check in was at 4pm and the wedding we were attending was...More

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    Thank Kiersten P
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    ...our stay very difficult, otherwise I would have rated much higher. Was not given room I requested even when I called twice to re confirm including day of check in. I have a mobility dissability and use medically necessary equipment. I was unable to use...More

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    Thank Y8605BJdeborahb
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The places is a bit dated and the rooms and hallways are in need of a makeover. The general smell of the place was a turn off since many of the places smelled like mold when you walked in the carpeted hallways going to and...More

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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I stayed overnight at the Desmond Hotel as it was the location of a one day event I attended, and it was easier for me to arrive the night before and stay over. I enjoyed an excellent meal of hamburger and draft beer in their...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Heated pool
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    • US$156 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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    • Number of rooms
    • 322
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    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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    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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    "Rooms off the courtyards are subject to a lot more noise."
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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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