Crowne Plaza® Albany - The Desmond Hotel is the perfect place to relax and recharge with a 24-hour fitness center, convenient bike rental program, indoor pool and Mr. D’s Restaurant & Lounge, a local favorite known for its famous Desmond Bread Pudding.
Planning a meeting or wedding in Albany? Our hotel is designed to host events of any size, with 24,000 square feet of flexible space including 11 meeting rooms, three ballrooms, and unique courtyards with soaring ceilings and atrium skylights.
Whether you’re in town visiting the University of Albany or looking for your home-away-from-home near the Wolf Road Business District, our upscale hotel is a quick drive from major attractions including Crossgates Mall, The Crossings Park of Colonie, the MVP Arena, and downtown Albany. Guests will also appreciate our complimentary 24-hour shuttle service to the Albany Airport and within a 3 mile radius of the hotel.
Our family looks forward to welcoming you to Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond Hotel.
All of our hotels use the IHG Green Engage system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives our hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. It’s our way of making sure we’re protecting our surroundings for our guests today, and tomorrow.