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The Desmond Hotel Albany

A UNIQUE HOTEL AT THE ENTRANCE OF ALBANY'S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

The Desmond Hotel Albany is located right off the Northway I-87 Exit 4, a quarter of a mile from the entrance of the Albany International Airport, and adjacent to Albany’s premier shopping and business locations on Wolf Road. We are in close proximity to major business parks in Corporate Woods and British American Blvd, Albany Medical Center, all major universities and various government offices in downtown Albany. Destinations such as the Times Union Center, Saratoga Springs Race Track, SPAC, Proctors Theater and the GlobalFoundries Luther Forest Technology Campus are a short drive away via the Northway I-87.

Voted "Best Local Hotel" in Albany 2018 for the 11th consecutive year in the Best of the Capital District awards. Our unique Albany hotel accommodations feature 322 non-smoking guest room and suite options, including king size four-poster beds and spiral staircase duplexes. Modeled after a colonial village square, our two indoor courtyards feature a koi pond, beautiful fountains, guest room balconies and large atrium skylights that overlook year-round landscaping.

Unique facilities plus our award-winning food and personal service, make The Desmond Hotel the perfect choice for an overnight stay or to host your next event. We are proud to be a family owned and operated property celebrating over 40 years in Albany. We invite you to experience The Desmond.

local-time
CHECK IN: 4PM (Early check in available)
CHECK OUT: 12PM (Late check out available)
FRONT DESK : +1-518-8698100

Languages Spoken By Staff

  • en
  • es
  • Currency

    USD

    ACCESSIBILITY

    • Service Animals Allowed
    • We offer king, queen and double queen ADA guest rooms with bathroom details as outlined above.
    • Guestroom Accessibility Details
      • ADA Rooms & Routes
      • ADA Door Locks & Hardware
      • Wheelchair Accessible Closets
      • Wheelchair Accessible HVAC & Light Controls
      • Furniture can be rearranged for added space
      • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms & Routes
      • Grab Bars/Adequate Maneuvering Space/Tall Toilets
      • Adequate Turning Space
      • ADA Rooms
    • Elevator Accessibility Details
      • All Level Elevator Access
      • ADA Elevators
      • Wheelchair Accessible Elevator
      • Elevator Near Accessible Rooms
    • Public Area Accessibility Details
      • Hotel Entrance
      • Registration Area
      • Public Entrance to Restaurant Route: Accessible
      • All Entrances/Doorways
      • Public Restroom: Wheelchair Accessible Stalls
      • Public Entrance to Exercise Facility Route: Accessible
      • Wheelchair Accessible Hotel Entrance
      • Wheelchair Available
      • Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom
      • Restaurant Wheelchair Seating
      • Public Entrance to Meeting Room/Ballroom Area Route: Accessible
      • Public Facilities Accessible
      • Public Entrance to Pool Route: Accessible
      • Public Entrance to Business Center Route: Accessible
      • ADA/Wheelchair Accessible Registration Desk
      • ADA/Wheelchair Accessible Restaurant
      • ADA/Wheelchair Accessible Exercise Facility
      • ADA/Wheelchair Accessible Pool
    • Parking Accessibility Details
      • Accessible Self-Parking
      • Van Accessible Self Parking
      • Flat Terrain Between Parking/Entrance
      • Wheelchair Accessible Curb Cuts/Street Parking
      • Accessible Parking Spaces with Posted Signs
      • Disabled/Accessible Parking
      • Wheelchair Accessible Parking/25 Spaces

    PET POLICY

    • We allow service animals and small pets under 40 lbs. One pet per room. Please inform Front Desk at check in. 75 service fee and 100 deposit apply. Pets cannot be left unattended or allowed in hotel courtyards or restaurants. Additional fees may apply.
    • 100 USD

    TRANSPORTATION

    • Albany International Airport (ALB)

    PARKING

    • Car parking is available
    • Parking Spaces/622 Spaces
    • Complimentary parking is provided for hotel guests only. We reserve the right to tow any vehicle, at any time. Vehicles in our parking lots are left at the owner’s discretion, we are not responsible for any damage to your vehicle.
    Dine

    Dine in Albany

    Dine

    Simpson's

    6:00 AM-10:00 PM
    7:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Serving traditional American fare, Simpson's restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our menu includes Desmond favorites such as our skillet breakfasts, award winning New England Clam Chowder and our popular Friday night Prime Rib special. Whether you are looking for a romantic dinner for two, or a quiet business lunch, Simpson's is the perfect choice.

    The Tavern

    The Tavern

    11:30 AM-1:00 AM

    The Tavern is an Albany pub featuring a large copper bar, comfortable leather sofas, a seasonal fireplace and complimentary WiFi. Our outdoor patio is open spring through fall, weather permitting, serving lunch, cocktails and our evening Pub Menu. For beer connoisseurs we offer a large selection of local New York State craft beers, both draft and bottled, plus a beer of the month special. Fantastic wines and cocktails accompany our delicious menu with burgers, salads and small plates to share.

    The Tavern
    Simpson's
    The Tavern
    Rooms

    Classic Rooms

    Guest Room Photo
    Classic Rooms

    Suites

    Suite Photo
    Suites
    Rooms

    Classic Rooms

    Our elegant guest rooms feature classic décor, with two queen beds or one king-size four poster bed. Stay connected to work with complimentary WiFi and a large writing desk, and relax in front of the HDTV while enjoying your private balcony overlooking our indoor courtyards.
    Guest Room Photo

    Suites

    Our unique suites feature classic décor, with a king-size four poster or queen bed. Suite options include un-stocked wet bars with refrigerator and microwave, full and half baths, separate sitting rooms, private outside entrances, and private outdoor patios. All suites include complimentary WiFi.
    Junior Suite Photo
    Classic Rooms
    Suites
    Services
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    Services

    Fee Based and Staff Assisted Services

    • Notary Public
    • Same Day Dry Cleaning
    • Storage Space Available
    • Housekeeping Daily

    Other Services

    • Business Center
    • 24 Hour Business Center
    • Printer
    • Copying Services
    • Email and Internet
    • Facsimile Services
    • PC's available in Business Center
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    WEDDINGS & EVENTS

    Weddings & Events

    With 28,000 sq ft of flexible spaces, The Desmond can cater everything from an intimate business meeting to a ballroom reception for 500. All spaces have dedicated managers and an on-site audio-visual team to ensure your event runs smoothly.