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The Desmond Hotel & Conference Center

660 Albany Shaker Rd.
Albany , NY 12211
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(800) 448-3500 OR (518) 869-8100
5 of 5 Stars Based on 1 Review 
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Premier lodging in a premier location at the entrance of the Albany International Airport. The Desmond offers award-winning service and superb accommodations minutes from downtown Albany.

As Albany's premier hotel, The Desmond is an independent, family owned and operated property that is proud to celebrate over 40 years of providing award-winning accommodations, outstanding service and a unique experience.

During your stay at The Desmond enjoy exceptional dining at Simpson's or The Tavern, along with complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, free parking and airport shuttle service, fitness center, indoor pool with Jacuzzi, and 24-hour business center.

Deluxe accommodations await with 322 guest rooms and suite options featuring luxurious executive suites, junior suites and spiral staircase duplexes. The Desmond redefines comfort for full-service hotels. Elegant and sophisticated enough to impress the most seasoned travelers. Comfortable and casual enough to allow you to kick off your shoes and surf the Web or curl up with a classic novel. Relax and enjoy your stay. You've arrived at The Desmond, where we take comfort seriously and define luxury through high standards of commitment to our guests.

Duplex Suite sitting area
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Coupons & Specials

The Desmond Hotel & Conference Center Coupons & Specials

Stay, Park and Fly Albany Airport Hotel Package
Make every vacation special and unwind before your vacation even begins! When it's time to travel, let The Desmond take you away. Don't worry about getting to the airport for that early flight. Spend the night before you fly at The Desmond, dine in one of The Desmond's exceptional restaurants and enjoy our indoor heated pools or Jacuzzi. Then wake up refreshed, leave your car with us and let The Desmond drive you to the airport.
Expires: No expiration Date
Code: Saratoga.com-1063
(*This package includes overnight accommodations, complimentary shuttle to the airport and complimentary parking while you travel. Based on double occupancy, taxes not included.)
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Saratoga Race Course Track Package
An overnight stay in one of our richly appointed guest rooms will make you feel like royalty. Awake refreshed then enjoy a day of racing, The Sport of Kings, with two clubhouse admission passes and two official racing programs. Your Desmond Track Package includes a $40 credit good in any of our restaurants

Overnight accommodations in a richly-appointed guestroom
A $40.00 Desmond Hotel Food and Beverage Coupons
Two Drink Coupons
Two Clubhouse Admission Passes
Two Official Saratoga Racing Programs

And they’re off!!!
Expires: 9/07/2015
Code: Saratoga.com-2607
(* The Desmond Track Pack is subject to package and hotel availability. Package pricing is based on double occupancy; applicable taxes apply. Food voucher to be used at The Desmond Hotel during stay. Clubhouse admission passes only. Does not include clubhouse seating.)
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Dine & Stay Package
A superb location, with excellent value and an appetizing offer - everything you need to make your stay perfect.

Our Dine & Stay package includes:
Deluxe accommodations; your choice of a King or Two Queen guestroom
and a $25 voucher good at any of our restaurants
Expires: No expiration Date
Code: Saratoga.com-2798
(*Based on double occupancy, taxes not included.)
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Upcoming Events

When: Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: The Tavern, The Desmond Hotel, 660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany
Join us for Happy Hour on Friday 7/10 from 4-6pm with live music from Bobbie VanDetta.
When: Tue, Sep 15, 2015
Where: Desmond Hotel & Conference Center, 660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany
Cost: $25
Women of Excellence Unplugged will feature our 2015 award recipients ? Barbara Smith, Denise Gonick, Miriam Dushane, Andrea Crisafulli Russo, Trudy Hall, Laura Petrovic, and Kelsey Carr -- in an up close and personal armchair discussion. Moderated by Benita Zahn, this program will allow WBC members an opportunity to get to know this inspiring and accomplished group of women in depth.

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Reviews & Ratings

from Clifton Park, NY wrote on
From the moment we arrived to the moment we left everything was simply wonderful. All the staff greeted us like we were the sole purpose they were there that day. The room was wonderfully presented. The hotel itself was well above standard and offered free WiFi throughout. All in all, it made for a great night sleep especially after eating a delicious meal in Scrimshaw. The location was prime for our early morning flight. This was a wonderful way to start our trip. Highly recommend.
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The Desmond Hotel & Conference Center
responded on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8:43 AM
We appreciate your positive comments on our hotel and staff. We strive to provide each of our guests with a high level of service and attention to detail and appreciate that you took the time to provide the feedback on our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back.