The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center
660 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211

If you encounter any difficulties as you make your way to The Desmond, please call us toll-free at 800-448-3500 and we will “talk you in.”

Best wishes for a safe trip, we look forward to welcoming you!

Directions from the Albany International Airport:

Proceed straight out of the airport. At the traffic light, make a left and follow signs for I-87 & I-90. (You will be on Albany Shaker Road.) Proceed straight through two traffic lights. At the third light, continue following signs towards I-87 & I-90. The hotel will come up on your right, before the highway, exactly 8/10 of a mile from the third traffic light.

If you are arriving from the SOUTH or from the WEST:

Take the New York State Thruway to Exit 24. After toll booths, take the Adirondack Northway (I-87) North to Exit 4 (Albany Airport exit). At the end of the ramp, go left on Wolf Road. At next traffic light, go left on Albany-Shaker Road. You will pass under the highway; do not get back on I-87 south. Rather, proceed straight through the intersection, and prepare to make a left turn. The Desmond is the first building on your left, set back from the road.

If you are arriving from the EAST:

Take the Mass Turnpike West to Exit B1. “I-90 Albany West”. Remain on I-90 West for 15-20 miles; you will see downtown Albany to your left about midway through the trek. Stay on I-90 until you see signs for “Montreal North”. Exit I-90 and enter the Adirondack Northway heading NORTH toward Montreal. Exit at Exit 4 (Albany Airport exit). At bottom of ramp go left onto Wolf Road. At next traffic light, go left onto Albany-Shaker Road. You will pass under the highway; do not get back on I-87 south. Rather, proceed straight through the intersection, and prepare to make a left-hand turn. The Desmond is the first building on your left, set back from the road.

If you are arriving from the NORTH:

Take the Adirondack Northway (I-87) to Exit 4, “Albany Airport/Wolf Road”. On ramp, bear to the right. At end of ramp, there is a traffic light. Go left onto Old Wolf Road. At the next traffic light go right onto Albany-Shaker Road and take an immediate left into our parking lot.