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The Desmond Hotel Albany

660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211, United States
+1 518 869 8100


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Overall guest ratings

8.4/10 Excellent
Based on 319 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 8.8
  • 8.5
  • 4.7
  • 4.6

Good to know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Pleasant hotel grounds


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    When you stay at The Desmond Hotel Albany in Albany, you'll be in a shopping district and convenient to Watervliet Shaker National Historic Site and Pruyn House. This hotel is within close proximity of Albany County Hockey Facility and Colonie Center Mall.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 322 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Rooms have private balconies. 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.


    Don't miss out on the many recreational opportunities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. Additional features at this Colonial hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services.


    Grab a bite at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Breakfast is available daily 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 28,000 square feet (3 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).

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    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • ATM on-site
    • Business centre
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Hot tub
    • Indoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Free airport shuttle
    • Free Internet
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
    • Free long-term parking
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 319 reviews
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
    • 8.3 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.1 "Good amenities."
    • 6.0 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.7 "Value below average."
    • 4.6 "Vibe wasn't good."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
    • 4.1 "Wellness & sports facilities were not very nice."
    • 3.3 "Internet is poor."
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    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 162 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
    • 6.3 "Average amenities."
      5.5 "55% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 6.0 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.9 "Not very comfortable."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
    • 3.8 "Rooms are not good."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.5 "95% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 105 reviews
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
    • 7.2 "Good amenities."
    • 5.5 "Average cleanliness."
      5.9 "Only 59% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.5 "Average comfort."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      4.7 "53% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 51 reviews
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.0 "Location is great."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      4.7 "53% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
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