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Points Of Interest
In shopping district
You'll find Colonie Center Mall and Pruyn House within 3 miles (5 km) of this hotel. Albany County Hockey Facility and Watervliet Shaker National Historic Site are also within 3 miles (5 km).
Free shuttle, parking
This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and free airport shuttle. Enjoy the fitness center and perks like free self parking.
Free Internet, LCD TVs
The 322 guestrooms boast modern comforts like LCD TVs with digital channels, along with free WiFi and free wired Internet. Other amenities include room service, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers.
The Desmond Hotel Albany ratings based on 16 Verified Reviews
Guest reviews for The Desmond Hotel Albany
Nice hotel, rooms outdated.
Wonderful - had a great time
They need to know where concerts are!
Ok but location of room was near smokers entrance
Close to shopping and the activities in Albany
25 minutes from Saratoga
About the The Desmond Hotel AlbanyLocation 660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211
The Desmond Hotel Albany offers its guests an indoor pool and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Event space at this hotel measures 28,000 square feet (3 square meters) and includes a conference center. The business-friendly The Desmond Hotel Albany also features gift shops/newsstands, a picnic area, and coffee/tea in a common area. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Albany hotel is smoke free.
- 322 guestrooms or units
- 4 levels
- 28,000 sq ft of conference space
- 3 sq m of conference space
- Built in 1974
- Dining venue
- Bar or lounge
- Business center (24 hours)
- Conference center
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee in lobby
- Dry cleaning
- Front desk (24 hours)
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Storage area for luggage
- Front-desk safe
- Wedding services available
- Pool or billiards table
- Outdoor picnic space
- Gift shop
- Newspapers in lobby (free)
- Fireplace in lobby
- No smoking on site
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Property
- Indoor pool
- Free WiFi
- Free cribs/infant beds
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Long-term parking (surcharge) , Free self parking
- Airport: Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.) (2.3 km / 1.4 mi)
- Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
- Parking: Free self parking; extended parking available for a surcharge
The Desmond Hotel Albany offers 322 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.
- In-room dining (limited hours)
- LCD television
- Digital channels
- Premium channels
- Coffee maker
- Bathtub or shower
- Cribs (free)
- Rollaway beds (surcharge)
- Housekeeping (daily)
- Newspapers (free)
- Hair dryer
- Toiletries (free)
- Iron and ironing board
- Climate control (air conditioning)
- Ensuite bathroom
- Connecting rooms available
Food & Drink
For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.
Simpson's - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The Tavern - This gastropub specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.
Room service (during limited hours) is available.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.
- Golfing nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
- Minimum check-in age is 18
Special check-in instructions:
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.
- Check-out by noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets: USD 75 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 100 per stay
- Only dogs and cats are allowed
- Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 40 lb)
- Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
- You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
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.
Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.
Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
- Only service animals are allowed
- Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
- 24-hour check-in
The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.
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You should know
- The Desmond Hotel Albany offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
- Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
- Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
- Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.