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Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond Hotel

  • 660 Albany-Shaker Rd Albany, NY 12211
  • Airport/ Wolf Road
  • Overview

    The newly renovated Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond Hotel features three ballrooms and two beautifully landscaped indoor courtyards, whose unique atmosphere is breathtaking year-round no matter what the weather is outside. Our experienced planners will work with you to customize your wedding ceremony and reception of any size. Let us provide ideas for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, wedding after party, and next day brunch. Coordinate room blocks for your wedding guests, and make it easy for out of town guests with our 24-hour airport shuttle service. Our 323 guest rooms and suites are newly renovated with modern design and details, and the hotel features an onsite restaurant and lounge, heated indoor pool and new 24-hour fitness center. Call 518-640-6171 to schedule a site tour of our transformed spaces and hold your wedding at the most unique venue in the Capital District.

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    • Room Rate: $$ = $100-$150
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    Facility Info
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    • Exhibits Space
    • Description 24,000 square feet of flexible function space including three ballrooms dividing into two or three sections each, a dedicated amphitheater, one permanent boardroom and six additional meeting rooms. Two large indoor courtyards with 30' and 36' high ceilings and natural lighting, perfect for hosting tradeshows with exhibit space. High speed WiFi throughout the entire property with dedicated banquet managers to handle all of your details. Onsite A/V capabilities and dedicated technicians via our partnership with CMI Communications. Award-winning food and beverage packages from our creative culinary team.
    • Exhibits 36
    • Largest Room 5408
    • Total Sq. Ft. 24000
    • Reception Capacity 540
    • Theatre Capacity 900
    • Number of Rooms 17
    • Booths 36
    • Suites 17
    • Classroom Capacity 360
    • Sleeping Rooms 323
    Fort Orange Ballroom 5, 7, 9
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3444
    • Width: 82
    • Length: 42
    • Height: 11
    • Booth Capacity: 28
    • Theater Capacity: 375
    • Classroom Capacity: 210
    • Banquet Capacity: 280
    Fort Orange Courtyard
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2070
    • Width: 69
    • Length: 30
    • Height: 32
    • Booth Capacity: 24
    • Banquet Capacity: 180
    Fort Orange Koi Pond
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2693
    • Width: 77
    • Length: 44
    • Height: 32
    • Booth Capacity: 16
    • Banquet Capacity: 200
    King Street Ballroom
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 5408
    • Width: 52
    • Length: 104
    • Height: 13
    • Booth Capacity: 36
    • Theater Capacity: 900
    • Classroom Capacity: 360
    • Banquet Capacity: 540
    King Street Ballroom 2
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1352
    • Width: 52
    • Length: 26
    • Height: 13
    • Theater Capacity: 140
    • Classroom Capacity: 72
    • Banquet Capacity: 100
    King Street Courtyard
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 990
    • Width: 52
    • Length: 20
    • Height: 34
    • Booth Capacity: 31
    • Banquet Capacity: 90
    High Street Boardroom 22
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 340
    • Width: 17
    • Length: 20
    • Height: 11
    High Street 24
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1066
    • Width: 26
    • Length: 41
    • Height: 11
    • Theater Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 48
    • Banquet Capacity: 60
    High Street 26
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1066
    • Width: 26
    • Length: 41
    • Height: 11
    • Theater Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 48
    • Banquet Capacity: 60
    High Street 28
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 340
    • Width: 17
    • Length: 20
    • Height: 11
    • Theater Capacity: 24
    • Classroom Capacity: 16
    • Banquet Capacity: 20
    Fort Orange Ballroom 5
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1134
    • Width: 27
    • Length: 42
    • Height: 11
    • Theater Capacity: 125
    • Classroom Capacity: 60
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    Fort Orange Ballroom 7
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1134
    • Width: 27
    • Length: 42
    • Height: 11
    • Theater Capacity: 125
    • Classroom Capacity: 60
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    Fort Orange Ballroom 9
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1134
    • Width: 27
    • Length: 42
    • Height: 11
    • Theater Capacity: 125
    • Classroom Capacity: 60
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    High Street 24, 26
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2130
    • Width: 52
    • Length: 41
    • Height: 11
    • Booth Capacity: 14
    • Theater Capacity: 160
    • Classroom Capacity: 90
    • Banquet Capacity: 120
    Town Hall Amphitheater
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2640
    • Width: 40
    • Length: 60
    • Height: 10
    • Classroom Capacity: 107
    The Shaker Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 988
    • Width: 26
    • Length: 38
    • Height: 10
    • Theater Capacity: 70
    • Classroom Capacity: 50
    • Banquet Capacity: 70
    Executive Meeting Suites
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 450
    • Width: 25
    • Length: 18
    • Height: 8
    • Theater Capacity: 30
    • Classroom Capacity: 18
    • Banquet Capacity: 30
    King Street Ballroom 4
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1352
    • Width: 52
    • Length: 26
    • Height: 13
    • Theater Capacity: 140
    • Classroom Capacity: 72
    • Banquet Capacity: 100
    King Street Ballroom 6
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1352
    • Width: 52
    • Length: 26
    • Height: 13
    • Theater Capacity: 140
    • Classroom Capacity: 72
    • Banquet Capacity: 100
    King Street Ballroom 8
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1352
    • Width: 52
    • Length: 26
    • Height: 13
    • Theater Capacity: 140
    • Classroom Capacity: 72
    • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Special Offers
    Valid:  August 25, 2021 - January 1, 2022
    Valid:  August 25, 2021 - January 1, 2022
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