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The Desmond Hotel Albany

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#8 of 50 Hotels in Albany
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely hotel that can accommodate large and small events. You are made to feel welcome and within the hotel it looked like you were on a small street courtyard with koi pond and garden. It was inviting and relaxing.

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Beautiful Property and attentive staff. The Tavern was a nice place to meet up and have a few cocktails before dinner, Heather was wonderful!! The food in the Tavern was delicious and there was a nice variety but the food at the buffets and luncheons was nothing to write home about. I enjoy my food and while the potions were...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I will be back in August and I am really looking forward to use more of there amenities! This place was amazing and I would recommend it to anyone. It was clean, the staff was extremely friendly, and the scenery was stunning.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a beautiful place to stay. Very clean, beds and pillows just like home. While I didn't stay long, the hotel seemed to have everything you may need. Not your normal "chain" hotel... just charming!!!! Hope that never changes...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place is beautiful. The room was very nice. The only complaint that I have is that the shower was very high up and wasn't adjustable. The food was excellent. The staff was extremely friendly. All in all we had a great time. Thank you!

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Orangeburg, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rooms and common areas are very clean. Staff is friendly Staff is professional. Layout of the hotel is a little confusing but there always seem to be plenty of staff around to help and guide people to the different meeting rooms

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Ballston Lake, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for a wedding .Front desk young man not only seemed stressed but was not friendly .Our room 135 needed updating but was clean, tub old wallpaper seams coming apart ,no shears on window so draperies needed to be closed which made the room dark. court yard needs to have some kind of freshener in it ,Mohegan Sun has a...

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GMDesmondAlbany, General Manager at The Desmond Hotel Albany, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for visiting us and appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts regarding your experience. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the food at the event you attended. Your comments regarding the rooms and the service wait time in Simpson's has been passed on to our appropriate managers. Please know that...

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here as part of a wedding party. With the beautiful inside Town Square it is perfect for a wedding or just a visit. I was lucky enough to have a room off the town square and it was like walking out onto a street every time. The room was spacious with two huge (and high I felt like...

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Midland Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved the quaint atmosphere of the hotel. The room was very spacious and clean and so were the rest of the areas I were in. Also, the location was very convenient, right off the NY Thruway, which makes it easy for people not familiar with the area.

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Bellport, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had stayed at The Desmond for the 2016 Conference of AFDSNY. This year we returned and was looking forward to our stay. It seems the AFDSNY made changes in some of the amenities that we had during the 2016 conference. The breakfast & lunch choices were much less this year. Also the networking room was much smaller and could...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Tavern at The Desmond
The Tavern at The Desmond
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. As Albany's premier hotel and conference center, The Desmond is an independent, family owned and operated property that is proud to celebrate over 40 years of providing superb accommodations, outstanding service and a one-of-a-kind experience. Deluxe accommodations await with 322 guest rooms and suite options including king size four-poster beds, double queen beds, executive suites, junior suites and spiral staircase duplexes. The hotel offers exceptional dining choices in our casual, sophisticated Simpson's and The Tavern, an English pub. 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. Together with our elegant ballrooms, these indoor courtyards provide a gorgeous and unique backdrop for weddings and galas. Versatile facilities, award-winning food, and personal service make the hotel an exceptional venue for meetings and conferences. We invite you to experience The Desmond. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Desmond Hotel Albany

Address: 660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1056
Region: United States > New York > Albany
Price Range: ₹ 10,215 - ₹ 13,620 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Desmond Hotel Albany 3.5*
Number of rooms: 322
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Also Known As:
The Desmond Albany Hotel Albany
Desmond Americana
Desmond Hotel Albany
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Albany
#8 Family Hotel in Albany
#10 Romantic Hotel in Albany
#10 Business Hotel in Albany
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“If you can afford it it go for the split level ones, or one off the square.”
  • Bathroom
  • Lovely wall paper!
  • The room and beds.
Typozalot, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Looks like most rooms have easy access to the parking lot.”
marymP563TK, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Mansion Rooms are much larger and quieter although fun to have a room looking over the courtyard”
vermont2017, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing away from interior courtyards are quieter.”
987mollyl, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms that are sold as having a 'courtyard' view. It can be very noisy.”
  • 4th floor room, back of hotel.
BLDTraveler, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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