Desmond Albany

660 ALBANY SHAKER Rd
Albany, NY 12211

Property Description - Desmond Albany

The Desmond is Albanys premier hotel and conference center in the heart of Tech Valley. The landmark hotel is conveniently located within minutes of the Albany International Airport -ALB at the crossroads of I-87- I-90 and downtown Albany. The Desmond offers elegance and charm with contemporary comfort in a business friendly environment. Voted 2014 -Best Local Hotel seven consecutive years by the Times Union Newspaper readers. Discerning and seasoned travelers appreciate the hotels modern amenities and smoke-free environment. The hotel offers 323 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites. Guests can choose from deluxe spacious accommodations- two queen beds or a California king bed option or executive- junior- duplex and presidential suites. Hotel amenities including- complimentary WiFi- complimentary parking and local/airport shuttle- on-site ATM- indoor pool with Jacuzzi- fitness center- 24-hour business center- room service- billiard room and gift shop. Our exquisite ballrooms and indoor atria are stunning venues for weddings- other social events and business meetings. The hotel offers over 28000 square feet of attractive event space encompassing 22 function rooms and boardrooms. Guests of The Desmond enjoy an excellent choice of cuisine at three popular restaurants: Scrimshaw- a AAA Four Diamond-rated fine dining experience offering classical Continental cuisine- Simpsons Grille- casual dining for breakfast- lunch and dinner and The Tavern- an English pub complete with a sprawling copper bar- flat screen televisions and comfortable table seating for cocktails and lite fare. We invite you to be our guest. A one-of-a-kind hotel awaits you at The Desmond.

Reservation Information - Desmond Albany

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Cancellation Policy: Thru your system must cancel by 4pm local time on day of check n to avoid a 1 night cancellation and or no show charge. Exceptions may apply - please see rate rules.

General Property Information - Desmond Albany

Hotel Rating(s): N

Check In: 4:00 PM

Check Out: 12:00 PM

Currency:American Dollars

Floors: 4

Rooms: 323

Year Opened: 1974

Year Renovated: 01/01/2005

Time Zone: GMT

About the Location

LOCATED LESS THAN ONE MILE FROM THE ALBANY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SERVED BY FIVE MAJOR AIR CARRIERS THE DESMOND SITS AT THE CROSSROADS OF MAJOR INTERSTATES NORTH SOUTH EAST AND WEST MONTREAL NEW YORK CITY BOSTON BUFFALO AND OTHER MAJOR CITIES ARE WITHIN JUST A FEW HOURS

On Property Amenities - Desmond Albany
  • Air conditioning
  • Airline desk
  • Barber shop
  • Beauty shop/salon
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Business center
  • Car rental desk
  • Children welcome
  • Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
  • Complimentary newspaper delivered to room
  • Complimentary newspaper in lobby
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Dry cleaning
  • Exhibition/convention floor
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Family plan
  • Fire safety compliant
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Front desk
  • Game room
  • Gift/News stand
  • Golf
  • Hair dryer
  • Hairdresser/barber
  • Individual Efolio available
  • Indoor pool
  • Interior corridors
  • Ironing board
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Lobby coffee service
  • Lounges/bars
  • Meeting rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • On-Site parking
  • Parking
  • Pool
  • Private bath or shower
  • Public area air conditioned
  • Room service
  • Room service - limited hours
  • Room service - limited menu
  • Safe deposit box
  • Security
  • Snow sports
  • Storage space
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Technical concierge
  • Turndown service
  • Valet cleaning
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas

Room Information - Desmond Albany
Standard

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, AM/FM radio, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, Bathrobe, Bathtub, Bathtub/shower combination, Coffee/Tea maker, Data port, Direct dial phone number, Free toll free calls, Free credit card access calls, Free local calls, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing board, Modem, Newspaper, Non-smoking, Private bathroom, Refrigerator, Remote control television, Separate modem line available, Turn down service, Wireless internet connection, Extra person charge for rollaway use, Shower, Storage space, Extra adult charge, Extra child charge, Extra child charge for rollaway use, Free newspaper, Complimentary high speed internet in room, High speed wireless

Standard

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, AM/FM radio, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, Bathrobe, Bathtub, Bathtub/shower combination, Coffee/Tea maker, Data port, Direct dial phone number, Free toll free calls, Free credit card access calls, Free local calls, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing board, Modem, Newspaper, Non-smoking, Private bathroom, Refrigerator, Remote control television, Separate modem line available, Turn down service, Wireless internet connection, Extra person charge for rollaway use, Shower, Storage space, Extra adult charge, Extra child charge, Extra child charge for rollaway use, Free newspaper, Complimentary high speed internet in room, High speed wireless

Standard

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, AM/FM radio, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, Bathrobe, Bathtub, Bathtub/shower combination, Coffee/Tea maker, Data port, Direct dial phone number, Free toll free calls, Free credit card access calls, Free local calls, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing board, Modem, Newspaper, Non-smoking, Private bathroom, Refrigerator, Remote control television, Separate modem line available, Turn down service, Wireless internet connection, Extra person charge for rollaway use, Shower, Storage space, Extra adult charge, Extra child charge, Extra child charge for rollaway use, Free newspaper, Complimentary high speed internet in room, High speed wireless

1 king bed and a sofa or wingback chair

TV

2 queen beds

TV

suite with king bed

TV

suite king bed living room

TV

Restaurant Info
SIMPSONS GRILLE

Casual- light- friendly - Menus for breakfast- lunch and dinner

SCRIMSHAW

The only AAA Four Diamond Award winning restaurant in the Capital Region newly renovated fine dining. Select table-side preparation to create a truly memorable and one of a kind fine dining experience.

THE TAVERN

Cozy- warm and inviting. Sink into one of the leather sofas by the fireplace or root for your favorite team while watching the big screen televisions. Cocktails- cordials and an endless line of beer taps accompany a lite fare menu of appetizers- salads- s

Recreation

Shopping

Childrens's program, onsite

Golf

Snow skiing

Indoor/outdoor connecting pool

Indoor pool

Cardiovascular exercise

Area Attractions
ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
BOSTON
CROSSGATES MALL
HISTORIC SARATOGA RACE COURSE
LAKE GEORGE
LAKE PLACID
NEW YORK CITY
NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM AND NYS CAPITOL
NY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD HEADQUARTERS
PEPSI ARENA
PROCTORS THEATER
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
SARATOGA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
SARATOGA SPRINGS
SIENA COLLEGE
ST. PETERS ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NY AT ALBANY
STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD
THE EGG AT THE EMPIRE STATE PLAZA
TROY SAVINGS BANK MUSIC HALL
ALBANY INTERNATIONAL
GENERAL ELECTRIC
INTERMAGNETICS GENERAL CORPORATION
MAPINFO CORPORATION
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE CAMPUS
Albany County Airport
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