Introducing Crowne Plaza Albany – The Desmond Hotel, a 47 year landmark among Albany hotels
Completely transformed and renovated, Crowne Plaza® Albany – The Desmond Hotel has been reimagined for a new era of hospitality. Conveniently located off the Northway I-87 Exit 3, half a mile from the Albany International Airport and next door to the busy Wolf Road business district, the hotel is minutes from major attractions like Colonie Center Mall, MVP Arena and downtown Albany New York State government offices.
Relax in 322 guest rooms, including spiral staircase suites and courtyard view balconies, and collaborate in adaptive spaces that seamlessly transition from work to play within our Plaza Workspace. With a 24-hour fitness center, indoor pool and on-site restaurant we have plenty of options for you to recharge. Complimentary 24-hour shuttle service to the Albany Airport, and within a 3 mile radius of the hotel, is available for your convenience. Our spaces can accommodate your next business meeting or special event with 24,000 square feet of flexible indoor event space including 11 meeting rooms, 3 ballrooms and our unique indoor courtyards with 30′ and 36′ high ceilings with large atrium skylights.
We are proud to be a family owned and operated property that has been providing upscale accommodations, outstanding service and a unique guest experience since 1974. Unwind and experience a unique Albany hotel that delivers modern hospitality with technology-enabled solutions.
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Crowne Plaza Albany – The Desmond Hotel Amenities
Free 24-hour Shuttle Service to the Albany International Airport • Indoor Heated Pool • 24-hour Fitness Center • On-site Mr. D’s Restaurant & Lounge • Pet-Friendly • 100% Non-Smoking • Free high speed WiFi • Free Parking, 600+ Spaces
*As of February 10, 2022 the HERO Act guidelines in New York State have ended. Face coverings are now optional when inside public places of business in New York. We will continue to follow all New York State mandates as they are released.