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Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond Hotel

Newly Renovated!

Escape to our upscale landmark Albany hotel

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.

 

FEATURED AMENITIES

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Parking
Parking
Pets allowed
Pets allowed
Pool
Pool
Fitness center
Fitness center
Restaurant
Restaurant
Wifi included
Wifi included
Meeting facilities
Meeting facilities

Location & Arrival Information

Check-in: 4PM

Check-out: 12PM

Minimum Check-in Age: 18

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Explore Albany

No visit to Albany is complete without a trip to the historic New York State Capitol Building, which has served as the seat of government for the state of New York since the 1880s. Art enthusiasts, meanwhile, will appreciate the vast collection of art and historical objects depicting life and culture of New York’s Upper Hudson Valley from the seventeenth century to the present. 

FAQs for Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond Hotel

Yes, when you book your stay at Albany - The Desmond Hotel direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.
Albany - The Desmond Hotel has 1 restaurant.
Yes, Albany - The Desmond Hotel offers a local area shuttle. Check our Area Transportation page for more details.
Check-in at Albany - The Desmond Hotel is from 4PM, and check-out time is 12PM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.
Yes, Albany - The Desmond Hotel has an indoor pool.
Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Albany - The Desmond Hotel.
Pets are welcome at Albany - The Desmond Hotel. There is a pet deposit per stay of 100 USD . Our Pet Policy: Service animals and small pets under 95 lbs are allowed. Limit one pet per room. 100 deposit and 75 service apply per our Pet Agreement. Pets cannot be left unattended and are not allowed in our courtyard or restaurant. Additional fees may apply..
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