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    The Desmond Hotel Albany

    660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1056
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$ 202
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          US$ 202
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Smith/Bengyak wedding. We attended the wedding at a different location and a number of my family stayed because of the travel distance. We were availed the early check in which was greatly appreciated, but were disappointed with the cleanliness of the bathroom.

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          Reviewed 6 days ago

          Would have liked to have some classical music available in the room. We had an outstanding breakfast at Simpsons. Great waitress who knew to bring coffee right away and ask about juice right away... terrific menu and great food. A marvelous start to the day.

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          Thank Joan J
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Stayed here once before about 8 years ago. The hotel still has its charm and is conveniently located off the thruway amd very close to the airport. But it is NOT one of tje typical chain hotels usually located near highways and airports. A colonial...More

          Thank Richard S
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          The hotel has a very interesting interior - it is a combination of "outdoors indoors" with shingles and "shops" and old time feel. The room was okay, there were some stains on the floor and the lamp was unplugged, it appears the housekeeping staff unplugged...More

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

          Dear Guest, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the hotel's ambiance and decor, and apologize for the other issues you encountered. Thank you for sending your feedback, which has been shared with our managers to address the situations you mentioned. We look forward...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Although it was a business trip was an awesome place for a little mini vacation! Relaxed and Got mani & pedi 😃 Rooms were big and clean... environment was calm and relaxing! Staff were so kind and willing to help and assist with anything! Shuttle...More

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          • Business Centre with Internet Access
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          • US$ 162 - US$ 213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #1 Green Hotel in Albany
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Is breakfast included in the room fee?
          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.
          hotel,stains everywhere,mice traps and ant traps everywhere,loud in halls,poor quality,overall a disgusting place
          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!
          Ed H
          What is your cancelation policy
          14 February 2015|
          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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          "Ask for a room facing the inner courtyard, which is made to appear like several streets in Colonial..."
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          "The Indigo is right across the street"
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          "If you book directly with them, they include one free breakfast per room."
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          "If you can afford it it go for the split level ones, or one off the square."
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