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The Desmond Albany

#13 of 50 Hotels in Albany
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660 Albany-Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211
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LaGrangeville, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Definitely worth staying here if you are in the Albany area. A unique facility that one needs to experience. Excellent staff who pays attention to every detail. Nice amenities including a great health fitness center and in house dining. Modern vending machines. Cannot recommend them enough.

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Cutchogue, New York
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42 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been coming to the Desmond since 1972, and I can certainly see and feel the change. Check-in flawless, requested a Jr. Ex. Suite (317) with microwave and refrig. Both were in room upon arrival with clock set to the correct time, as well as the alarm Spot on. That's a first for a hotel for us. Of course, so... More 

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Port Ewen, New York
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying at the Desmond for a conference and booked a 2 night stay. The room was clean and decorated nicely. The front desk clerk was both helpful and courteous. My room chamber person Jeanne was the most helpful person I've ever encountered. There was a problem with the headboard on one of the beds. I mentioned it to... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here before on business. You never need to leave the premises. Great staff, clean rooms, fitness area, pool, bar, restaurant. The food was good, the pricing was acceptable. Great location for business conference.

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Verona, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy myself every time that I stay at this hotel. Have been there four times now an each time gets better. There are three different restaurants to eat at, all are very good. The Tavern is great to meet friends and just chill out in comfortable seats and enjoy a lighter menu and a brew. The staff is very friendly... More 

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Mount Morris, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited The Desmond for an overnight meeting. Starting from check-in to check-out the next day everything went very well. The staff was very cordial and made my stay very comfortable. I highly recommend the hotel to anyone staying in the Albany area.

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Thank TimFinnigan
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really cute hotel with super helpful and pleasant staff. Loved sitting by the fire in the lobby ! rooms are ok- a bit dated with some maintenance issues, however the friendliness of the staff and the "B&B feel" to this hotel make up for this.

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Morrisonville, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was staying here for business. The noise level is really loud you can hear every sound coming from the hallway as well as I can hear every toilet flushing in the rooms around me. There are no fridges in the room so there is no way to keep anything cold. There is also no ice buckets in the room... More 

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DesmondAlbanyGM, General Manager at The Desmond Albany, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for letting us know of your recent stay. Refrigerators are available upon request at our Front Desk, and we have made a note on your guest information to provide you with one at your next stay. We have passed your comment regarding the missing ice bucket and your check-in experience to the appropriate managers. Thank you... More 

Newark, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have a special diet to follow and asked for a room with a fridge. They accommodated me with no question and no hassle. The rooms were cute, though not my choice of décor, but it matched the theme of the hotel. VERY cute set-up with courtyards inside the hotel and the faces of some of the rooms looking like... More 

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Utica, NY
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Very clean room and quiet. Check in was easy and receptionist was very pleasant. Shuttle was on time to the airport. Front desk was helpful with my search for a good restaurant.I look forward to staying here again.

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