Voted 2017 “Best Local Hotel” among Albany Hotels

Welcome to The Desmond Hotel Albany – conveniently located at the entrance of the Albany International Airport, minutes from downtown Albany and adjacent to premier shopping on Wolf Road.  Our hotel combines rich Americana design and charm with modern amenities for the seasoned traveler.  The Desmond is an independent, family owned and operated property that has been providing superb accommodations, outstanding service and a unique guest experience for over 40 years.

We are proud to have been voted “Best Local Hotel” Albany 2017 – for the 10th consecutive year by Times Union readers.  We have also received the 2017 Bestie award for “Best Hotel in the Capital Region” from Capital Region Living Magazine, and “Best Hotel” 2017 in The Troy Record Readers Choice awards.

Our unique Albany hotel accommodations feature 322 non-smoking guest room and suite options including luxurious, 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.


The Desmond Albany Hotel – Key Amenities

All Areas are Non-Smoking • Free High Speed WiFi • Free Parking • Free Albany Airport Shuttle • Indoor Pool • Fitness Center • On-site Restaurant and Pub • Event Meeting Space • More Desmond Albany Hotels Amenities


Versatile facilities, plus our award-winning food and personal service, make our Albany hotel the perfect venue for an overnight stay or your next conference.  Discover old world charm combined with modern amenities – We invite you to experience The Desmond.