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    The Desmond Hotel Albany

    660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1056
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The restaurant was sub par forgetting children's meals and not servicing a entire table at a time. I tried calling the front desk on several occasions with no answer then went to lobby and no one was to be found. I was charged wrong on...More

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    Response from GMDesmondAlbany, General Manager at The Desmond Hotel AlbanyResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, We thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us, and apologize that you did not receive our usual excellent customer service while you were with us. We understand that your billing issue was resolved, and apologize again for the confusion. Your comments...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It was good for the location and the breakfast was very good but it is just a 3 star hotel family owned and that was nice. If you are there to see the LDS site. It is an excellent place to stay. Close to everything...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Love this place. We stay here severeral times a summer when attending the races at Saratoga. Areal break from the cookie cutter hotels. The race day packages are very popular with my family. They took great care of my husband when he fell ill last...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Unable to use the shower because the 2nd door to the shower could not be moved regulated the hot water. As a result I had to take a turtle bath. Hope this was a one time incident. If this was the case we might consider...More

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    Response from GMDesmondAlbany, General Manager at The Desmond Hotel AlbanyResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for letting us know about the shower in your rooms so that our maintenance staff can address the issue. Please know for future stays that you can call down to our front desk at any time and maintenance will come to...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Much better than previous visits. Rooms were clean and spacious. Front desk were friendly and helpful. It was nice and quiet at night so we were able to sleep because we had an early flight out the next morning. Shuttle to airport was quick and...More

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    About
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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
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$166 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Green Hotel in Albany
    • #8 Family Hotel in Albany
    • #10 Business Hotel in Albany
    • #10 Romantic Hotel in Albany
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • 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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