WELCOME TO ALBANY’S LANDMARK HOTEL

PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE AND A UNIQUE GUEST EXPERIENCE SINCE 1974

Located a half mile from the Albany International Airport, Crowne Plaza® Albany – The Desmond Hotel is known for its unique architecture and outstanding hospitality. Relax in 322 pet-friendly guest rooms, including spiral staircase suites and top floor private balcony rooms with views of our two beautiful indoor courtyards. Complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle service is available, and our hotel is a short drive to downtown Albany, MVP Arena and the nearby Wolf Road business district.

Now celebrating our golden 50th Anniversary in 2024 – Let our family welcome you to The Desmond.

GUEST ROOMS

All guest rooms and suites feature upscale amenities including plush bedding with triple sheeting, Keurig coffeemakers, safes, mini refrigerators, complimentary Wi-Fi, magnifying makeup mirrors and spa style shower heads.

SUITES

Crowne Plaza Albany – The Desmond Hotel offers four luxurious suite types to relax in: Junior, Executive, Duplex and Presidential, each with individual design details such as private outdoor patios. Accessible options are available.

HOTEL AMENITIES

With a large 24-hour fitness center, indoor pool, and seasonal bike rental program there are plenty of options for you to recharge. Our lobby Marketplace is always open, conveniently offering grab & go food and beverage options.

We have been hosting milestone celebrations for your family, friends and colleagues for almost 50 years at our landmark hotel in Albany. From bridal showers, birthdays, and anniversaries, to corporate benefits and galas – let us assist you in creating an incredible event.

HOST YOUR NEXT MEETING OR EVENT WITH US

Meetings are what we do best. Crowne Plaza Albany – The Desmond Hotel offers 24,000 square feet of flexible indoor event space, including 30′ and 34′ high ceilings in our two indoor courtyards. Whether you are planning a conference, tradeshow, or an executive retreat in Albany, our event planners and dedicated Crowne Plaza Meetings Director will customize our space to meet your needs.

WEDDINGS AT THE DESMOND

Crowne Plaza Albany – The Desmond Hotel has been creating weddings for 50 years, and we know that you want your day to be as special as your love for each other. Our planners will assist you with every detail, from the rehearsal dinner to the farewell brunch, as well as overnight rooms for you and your guests.
Let us bring your dreams to life.

OFFERS & PACKAGES

Save with our most popular packages, including Stay, Park & Fly with 24-hour roundtrip shuttle service to the Albany Airport and free parking.

MR. D’s RESTAURANT

Enjoy dining at our on-site restaurant Mr. D’s for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Happy hour is 4:30-6:30PM daily with food & drink specials.

EASTER

Celebrate Easter at our popular Brunch Buffet in our indoor courtyard and koi pond, or bring the family to our on-site restaurant Mr. D’s.

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WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY

The Desmond With Out Of This World Service

Great Value, High-Tech

Comfortable Well Appointed Room & Great Service

Mr. D’s Restaurant