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    The Desmond Hotel Albany

    660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1056
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$ 221
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          Overview
          • Excellent48%
          • Very good30%
          • Average14%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible3%
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          “koi pond” (18 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
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          Bar/Lounge
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          3.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 22 December 2016

          We first came to the Desmond 5 years ago due to the proximity to the Albany Airport. If you stay they offer shuttle service to the airport for stays up to 14 days with a one time fee of $10. Room rates are high but...More

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          Reviewed 16 December 2016

          Not as good as our past visits....cutting back on what made this facility a wonderful get away. The dinning experience has lost its edge and the hot tube no longer has jets. In general the overall maintainance of the building has gone down hill. It...More

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          Response from GMDesmondAlbany, General Manager at The Desmond Hotel AlbanyResponded 16 December 2016

          Dear Guest, We are sorry to hear that your recent visit was not as you expected, we strive very hard to make all of guests happy. Your comments have been shared with our management staff, and we hope to see you again.

          Reviewed 15 December 2016

          We've come here for 14 years to celebrate my wife's birthday. We have always been treated wonderfully! The staff is friendly and is very professional. The decorations are always a treat. The food is excellent as well.

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          Thank nancymQ7323RF
          Reviewed 15 December 2016

          The wedding venue and food was top notch, but the rooms could stand some updating. Even with the wedding discount we paid $300 for a 2 night stay. The decor is so outdated lots of wallpaper. The entrance from outside was half painted and the...More

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          Response from GMDesmondAlbany, General Manager at The Desmond Hotel AlbanyResponded 16 December 2016

          Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us, we love hearing that you found the food and staff at the wedding you attended to be "top notch" and "super friendly", qualities that we are proud to be known for....More

          Reviewed 15 December 2016

          More hotels should follow the example of Desmond! I was fortunate enough to stay there for business and learned a tip - if you like having a small sofa in your room request one at check in time. The hotel is very accommodating!

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 167 - US$ 214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Green Hotel in Albany
          • #8 Family Hotel in Albany
          • #10 Romantic Hotel in Albany
          • #10 Business Hotel in Albany
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 322
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          3142013
          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.
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          gtrevett65
          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!
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          Ed H
          What is your cancelation policy
          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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          "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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