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Desmond Hotel Albany

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

    Welcome to The Desmond Hotel Albany, we are an IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) affiliate hotel conveniently located right off the Northway I-87 Exit 4, a 1/4 mile from the Albany International Airport, and adjacent to premier shopping and business locations on Wolf Road. We are in close proximity to major business parks in Corporate Woods and British American, Albany Medical Center, all major universities, and various government offices in downtown Albany. The Desmond is a family owned and operated property that has been providing superb accommodations, outstanding service and a unique guest experience for over 40 years. As an IHG affiliate property, our guests are eligible to earn and redeem points in the world’s largest hotel loyalty program – IHG Rewards Club. Consistently voted "Best Local Hotel" by Times Union readers! Our unique accommodations feature 322 non-smoking guest room and suite options, including king-size four-poster beds and spiral staircase duplexes. Modeled after a colonial village square, our two indoor courtyards feature mock storefronts, a koi pond, beautiful fountains, and guest room balconies that overlook year-round landscaping. Exceptional dining is available in Simpson’s restaurant and in our English pub The Tavern. Versatile facilities, award-winning food, and personal service make the hotel an exceptional venue for meetings and conferences. We invite you to experience The Desmond.

  • Amenities
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    • Room Rate: $$$ = more than $150
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  • Meeting Facilities
    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Exhibits Space
    • Description The Desmond has a large variety of unique event spaces and options. Featuring two ballrooms: Fort Orange at 3,444 total sq ft and King Street at 5,408 total sq ft. Two indoor courtyards, including a koi pond, with full exhibit space. Four Executive Meeting Suites at 450 sq feet each. High Street Conference Center offers a wide range of flexible options. The Lodge is an Adirondack themed space at 910 sq ft. The Shaker Room offers 988 sq ft.
    • Floorplan File Floorplan File
    • Total Sq. Ft. 28000
    • Space Notes ADA Rooms -6 -Roll in showers -handlebars -visual/hearing aides Doubles -169 Singles -139 Suites -15
    • Theatre Capacity 800
    • Suites 19
    • Classroom Capacity 360
    • Sleeping Rooms 322
    Fort Orange Ballroom 5, 7, 9
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3444
    • Width: 82
    • Length: 42
    • Height: 11
    • Theater Capacity: 375
    • Classroom Capacity: 210
    • Banquet Capacity: 280
    Fort Orange Courtyard
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2070
    • Width: 69
    • Length: 30
    • Height: 32
    • Banquet Capacity: 180
    Fort Orange Koi Pond
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2693
    • Width: 77
    • Length: 44
    • Height: 32
    • Banquet Capacity: 200
    King Street Ballroom
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 5408
    • Width: 52
    • Length: 104
    • Height: 13
    • 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
    • Banquet Capacity: 90
    High Street 20
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 340
    • Width: 17
    • Length: 20
    • Height: 11
    • Theater Capacity: 24
    • Classroom Capacity: 16
    • Banquet Capacity: 20
    High Street 22
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 340
    • Width: 17
    • Length: 20
    • Height: 11
    • Theater Capacity: 24
    • Classroom Capacity: 16
    • Banquet Capacity: 20
    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
    High Street 30
    • 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
    • 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
    The Lodge
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 910
    • Width: 35
    • Length: 26
    • Height: 17
    • 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:  November 20, 2017 - December 31, 2018
    Valid:  July 20, 2018 - September 4, 2018
    Valid:  November 21, 2017 - December 31, 2018
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