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    The Desmond Hotel Albany

    660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1056
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Stayed overnight for a conference. Convenient location; just a quick trip up the thruway from NYC and very close to the Albany airport. Good service and food. Spacious and clean rooms. Would stay there again!

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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Very spacious rooms - loved the king size bed. Very large facility. Could be a little overwhelming negotiating venues. Very clean. Staff is friendly. The conference room we were in was the only downside. Did have open to door to one of the kitchens -...More

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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    i enjoyed my stay at the desmond, the water pressure was great, the bed and pillows were very comfortable, everything about my stay was pleasant. the only thing would have been nice if there were tinted glass on the glass doors leading to the porch...More

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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Great time was had by all who attended this conference Plenty of food at meal servings and was excellent. Staff and hotel were very attentive and friendly and willing to assist us wherever possible. Setting and location were ideal to Northway and Thurway accessibility plus...More

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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    There was ample room for the conference. The employees were quiet helpful and professional. The food was good and service was excellent. The gym was to small for the number of guests staying at the Hotel.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
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    • US$167 - US$212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Green Hotel in Albany
    • #8 Family Hotel in Albany
    • #10 Business Hotel in Albany
    • #10 Romantic Hotel in Albany
    • Room types
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 322
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    25 May 2016|
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    Response from GMDesmondAlbany | Property representative |
    Hello! If you book directly through The Desmond Hotel website or by calling our Reservations department, then a free Rise & Shine breakfast is included Monday - Friday in our Simpson's restaurant.
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    Response from Jan M | Reviewed this property |
    Had a wonderful experience in this hotel. Room was clean and beautiful with a great view of the courtyard. Gorgeous bathroom and very spacious. Would go again!
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    Response from Catherine_Barr | Reviewed this property |
    The last time I was at the Desmond I reserved through a hotel reservation website. This was the stated cancellation policy (but it's possible that this applies only to that website?): If canceled or modified up to 1 day... More
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    "with courtyard noise .. choose top floor. Ask about events and location of them to plan. I prefer interior..."
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    "Try to get an upgraded room and open the windows"
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    "Don't go to the restaurant"
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    "Inside rooms face into the courtyard so ask for a room facing to the outside if there is a wedding or event..."
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