Get an overview of this hotelColonial hotel with 2 restaurants and free airport shuttle

Location

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Watervliet Shaker National Historic Site and Shaker Heritage Society. Albany County Hockey Facility and Pruyn House are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a spa tub, and a 24-hour business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 322 rooms feature modern comforts like LCD TVs with digital channels, plus free WiFi and free wired Internet. Other amenities available to guests include balconies, room service, and coffee makers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, The Desmond Hotel Albany provides a spa tub and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3.5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 28,000 square feet (3 square meters) include a conference center. This Colonial hotel also offers gift shops/newsstands, coffee/tea in a common area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests (available on request). Complimentary self parking is available on site.

The Desmond Hotel Albany is a smoke-free property.

  • Free airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 322 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference center 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Year Built 1974 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 28,000 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking, Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 6:30 AM and 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.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

  • Golfing nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

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)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Desmond
  • Desmond Albany
  • Desmond Hotel
  • Desmond Hotel Albany
  • Hotel Desmond
  • The Desmond Hotel Conference Center

We should mention

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.

Food and Beverage Credit

Book a stay in a "$25 Food and Beverage Credit Included!" rate category and receive USD 25 food and beverage credit

Credit redemption details provided at check-in. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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