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    The Desmond Hotel Albany

    660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211-1056
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent46%
          • Very good30%
          • Average14%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible3%
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          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 16 November 2016

          Interesting physical design and layout. Service was excellent at front desk for special requests and questions. Next day at breakfast there was a long wait for service and we had to prompt staff a few times.

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          Reviewed 7 November 2016

          We just stayed here for a few days as our son was getting married in the area. The rooms are a little dated but by and large clean and comfortable. Our vent fell out of the wall at one point. We ate breakfast ,lunch, and...More

          Thank Linda S
          Reviewed 1 November 2016

          A really great stay. The Tavern, the bar, had a variety of channels on the various TVs so folks could watch what they wanted. Had the wings dish, spicy one day and barbque another. Both tasty and seasoned just right. For breakfast try Simpsons, a...More

          Thank Larry D
          Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

          My review for some reason got moved to their on site restaurant The Tavern(which is also a disgusting mess) so I want to repost it here so people really get a feel for the hotel: I just stayed here for a conference and it was...More

          1  Thank sdalfen
          Response from GMDesmondAlbany, General Manager at The Desmond Hotel Albany

          Ms. Dalfen, We take guest feedback very seriously, and try to resolve any issues while you are still with us as soon as we are notified of a situation. We are sorry to hear that your experience was not up to our usual standards, and...More

          Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

          Was here for a business conference. Hotel has an older feel, which is a bit of it's charm but leaves a little to be desired at times. Beautiful indoor courtyards for the event and mingling in the evenings. Parking seemed decent. Restaurant and separate 'tavern'...More

          Thank rhoke
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$167 - US$211 (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 Romantic Hotel in Albany
          • #10 Business Hotel in Albany
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 322
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          3142013
          Is breakfast included in the room fee?
          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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          gtrevett65
          hotel,stains everywhere,mice traps and ant traps everywhere,loud in halls,poor quality,overall a disgusting place
          29 March 2016|
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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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          Ed H
          What is your cancelation policy
          13 February 2015|
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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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          "The Indigo is right across the street"
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          "If you book directly with them, they include one free breakfast per room."
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          "If you can afford it it go for the split level ones, or one off the square."
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          "Looks like most rooms have easy access to the parking lot."
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