The Desmond Hotel Albany

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY, 12211, United States of America
4.2 out of 5 rating 830 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.2

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Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at The Desmond Hotel Albany in Albany, you'll be in a shopping district, a 3-minute drive from Colonie Center Mall and 7 minutes from University at Albany SUNY. This hotel is 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from Palace Theater and 6.7 mi (10.9 km) from Times Union Center.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 322 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and complimentary newspapers.

Amenities

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities including an indoor pool and a fitness center. Additional features at this Colonial hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services.

Dining

Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at Simpson's, a restaurant which specializes in American cuisine, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Albany? This hotel has facilities measuring 28,000 square feet (3 square meters), including a conference center. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Pruyn House - 3 km / 1.8 mi
Albany County Hockey Facility - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Watervliet Shaker National Historic Site - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Colonie Center Mall - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Northway Mall - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Siena College - 4.7 km / 2.9 mi
Curtain Call Theater - 5.1 km / 3.2 mi
Lions Park - 6.9 km / 4.3 mi
Crossgates Mall - 6.9 km / 4.3 mi
University at Albany SUNY - 7.7 km / 4.8 mi
Westland Hills Park - 7.8 km / 4.8 mi
Westgate Plaza - 8 km / 5 mi
Albany NanoTech Complex - 8.8 km / 5.5 mi
Ten Broeck Mansion - 9.7 km / 6 mi
Albany Pine Bush Preserve - 10.1 km / 6.3 mi

The nearest airports are:
Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.) - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Schenectady, NY (SCH-Schenectady County) - 21.5 km / 13.4 mi
Hudson, NY (HCC-Columbia County) - 54.8 km / 34 mi

The preferred airport for The Desmond Hotel Albany is Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

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.


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

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • 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.

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.

Features
  • -Wedding services
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -ATM/banking
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Free airport transportation
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Free self parking
  • -Long-term parking (surcharge)
  • -24-hour business center
  • -Conference space
  • -Conference center
  • -Swimming pool
  • -Billiards or pool table
  • -Restaurant
  • -Picnic area
  • -Ballroom
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 28,000
  • -Elevator
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Indoor pool
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 3
  • -Meeting rooms