Voted 2017 “Best Local Hotel” among Albany Hotels

Welcome to The Desmond Hotel Albany, voted the best in Albany hotels.  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 hotel, our guests are eligible to earn and redeem points in the world’s largest hotel loyalty program – IHG Rewards Club.

We are proud to have been voted “Best Local Hotel” 2017 among Albany hotels – for the 10th consecutive year by Times Union readers.  In addition to this local honor, we have also received the Certificate of Excellence Award from TripAdvisor for 7 consecutive years since 2011.

Our unique Albany hotel accommodations feature 322 non-smoking guest room and suite options, including king size four-poster beds, spiral staircase duplexes and suites with private entrances and patios.  We combine rich Americana design and charm with modern amenities for the seasoned business traveler.

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.

The Desmond Albany Hotel – Key Amenities

All Indoor Areas are Non-Smoking • Free WiFi Access throughout the entire Hotel • Free Parking • Free 24/7 Shuttle Service to the Albany International Airport • Indoor Heated Pool • Fitness Center • On-site Restaurant and Pub • Flexible Meeting Spaces

Unique, versatile facilities plus our award-winning food and personal service, make us the perfect venue to choose among Albany hotels for an overnight stay or for your next event.  Discover old world charm combined with modern amenities.  We invite you to experience The Desmond.