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4.2 / 5Very Good
911 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Pet Friendly

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What's nearby

  • Airport
    Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.)
    3 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Colonie Center Mall
    3 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Siena College
    6 min drive
  • Popular Location
    University at Albany SUNY
    7 min drive

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1-844-709-7928
  • Standard Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (Leisure)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (Feature)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility, Roll-In Shower)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility, Roll-In Shower)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Albany

In the business district, The Desmond Hotel Albany is in an area with good airport proximity. Palace Theater and The Egg are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Colonie Center Mall and Crossgates Mall. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Times Union Center or Washington Avenue Armory Sports and Convention Arena.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Colonie Center Mall - 3 min drive
  • Crossgates Mall - 6 min drive
  • Siena College - 6 min drive
  • University at Albany SUNY - 7 min drive
  • Westgate Plaza - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Albany-Rensselaer Station - 15 min drive
  • Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.) - 6 min drive

Restaurants

  • Simpson's – Restaurant offering American cuisine. Serves breakfast and lunch daily.
  • The Tavern – Gastropub offering American cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily.

About this property

The Desmond Hotel Albany

Colonial hotel with free airport shuttle and restaurant
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a 24-hour business center, and a conference center are onsite. All 323 rooms feature modern comforts like LCD TVs with digital channels, plus free WiFi and free wired Internet. Room service, coffee makers, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.
The Desmond Hotel Albany offers 323 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
This Albany hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Extended parking: USD 10 per day
Free 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle
Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11 AM: USD 10.00-20.00 per person
1 restaurant
1 bar
Room service available
Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

Billiards/pool table
Fitness center
Indoor pool

Family friendly

Dry cleaning service
Free cribs/infant beds
Indoor pool
Laundry facilities
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

ATM/banking services
Ballroom
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe
Vending machine

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Porter/bellhop
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English
French
Spanish

Business services

24-hour business center
Computer station
Meeting rooms
Conference center

Outdoors

Garden
Picnic area
Terrace

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage

More

Fireplace in lobby
Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Free cribs/infant beds
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

Bathtub or shower
Free toiletries
Hair dryer

Entertainment

32-inch LCD TV
Digital channels
Premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker

More

Connecting rooms available
Desk
Free newspapers
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in available 24 hours
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Renovations and closures

The property will be renovating from 24 October 2019 to 01 November 2020 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Business center
  • Hallway
  • Meeting facilities
  • Parking area
  • Select guestrooms
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 100 per stay
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room (up to 40 lbs)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Property payment types

American Express
Diners Club
Discover
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10.00 and USD 20.00 per person (approximately)
  • Extended parking fee: USD 10 per day
  • Pet deposit: USD 100 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Property is also known as

  • Desmond
  • Desmond Albany
  • Desmond Hotel
  • Desmond Hotel Albany
  • Hotel Desmond
  • The Desmond Hotel Conference Center
  • The Desmond Hotel Albany Hotel
  • The Desmond Hotel Albany Albany
  • The Desmond Hotel Albany Hotel Albany
4.2

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4.3
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.1
Amenities
4.0
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Property was well maintained, venue interesting and staff helpful and friendly.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Love the colonial charm! It's nice to have a restaurant and tavern on property. Food was excellent!

Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

very professional staff and helped with out late check in. room was very nice.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

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