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


Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Watervliet Shaker National Historic Site, Albany County Hockey Facility, and Pruyn House. Colonie Center Mall and Northway Mall are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has 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 and Conference Center 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.

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

The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center 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 
  • 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  


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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Climate control 
  • 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 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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


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.

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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.

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