Thank You for Voting Us "Best Hotel" Six Years in a Row!
Welcome to the Desmond Hotel & Conference Center the Capital Region's
premier upscale hotel. Unique by design and character, the interior
courtyards and ambiance captivate from the moment of arrival.
Located just a mile and a half from the Albany International Airport,
The Desmond offers luxurious guest room accommodations with two-level
suites, rooms with balconies and four-poster beds. First-class service
has always been The Desmond's trademark.
Dining has never been better or more convenient. Scrimshaw restaurant
showcases fine dining at its best with prix fixe theater menus for
before and after the show, fabulous entrees from Executive Chef Michael
St. John and his culinary team, and an award-winning wine list. Scrimshaw is
the recipient of "Achievement of Excellence" award from the American
Culinary Federation in the category of Fine Dining and AAA Four Diamond Award recipient.
Simpson's is casual, light and friendly. Five chefs
with a combined 83 years of experience have created menus for breakfast, lunch
and dinner to tantalize even the most discriminating taste buds. Sole
Francaise, Grilled Atlantic Salmon, meet New York Sirloin and Filet
Mignon. Join us in the tavern for cocktails and cordials.
Our Professional staff is prepared to make your
experience memorable, whether you are spending the night, dining in one
of our fine restaurants, attending a wedding, conducting meetings for
thousands with our advanced technologies or participating in one of our
many special events.
We invite you to
be our guest.