New 24-hour fitness center with extensive equipment
Mr. D's offers a delicious, modern American menu
Fort Orange Ballroom comfortably fits 210 guests classroom style
Relax in our double queen guest room near the Albany airport
Mr. D's Restaurant & Lounge
Unique Indoor Courtyards
Meetings & Events
Our new Plaza Workspace is an adaptive work environment for you and your team to collaborate in. Working solo? Cozy up in a Pod. Small group? Gather everyone in a Nook. Need to meet with your team for an hour? Book the Studio. All spaces include free Wi-Fi and plenty of outlets for your devices. Group spaces feature flat screen TVs for presenting.
Enjoy the all new Mr. D's Restaurant & Lounge with seasonal fireplace, comfortable seating and convenient wireless charging built into the bar. Our American menu pairs classics with modern twists, and the full bar serves local beers on tap. In the warmer months relax outdoors on our seasonal patio.
Our two indoor courtyards are a guest favorite with 30′ and 36′ high ceilings featuring brick walkways, large atrium skylights, koi pond, and guest room balconies that overlook year-round landscaping. The perfect venue to host your next trade show or meeting, or to celebrate a wedding, gala or any social occasion.
Our unique newly renovated Duplex Suites are two-levels with optional spiral staircases. The first floor features a large sitting room, wet bar and half bath. Upstairs is the king bedroom and full bath with dual sinks. Each suite includes a second private entrance with optional fenced patio, perfect to relax and recharge outdoors.
Choose to hold your Albany meeting, tradeshow, or event in our newly renovated 24,000 sq ft of flexible event space including 11 meeting rooms, three ballrooms and two large indoor courtyards. With award-winning staff and service, plus the latest in technology, your next event will be a sure success.
Located half a mile from the Albany International Airport, adjacent to the busy Wolf Road business district where I-87 and I-90 meet, the newly renovated Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond Hotel has a prime address at 660 Albany Shaker Road and is minutes from attractions like the Colonie Center Mall, Times Union Center and downtown Albany New York State government offices. Our spaces can accommodate your next business meeting or special event with our 24,000 square feet of flexible indoor event space, including 11 meeting rooms, 3 ballrooms and our unique indoor courtyards. Relax in 323 guest rooms, including spiral staircase suites and courtyard view balconies. With a 24-hour fitness center, indoor pool and on-site restaurant we have plenty of options for you to relax and recharge. Complimentary shuttle service to the Albany Airport, and within a 3 mile radius of the hotel, is available for your convenience. Unwind and experience a hotel that delivers modern hospitality with technology-enabled solutions.