The Desmond Hotel Albany
660 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211

If you encounter any difficulties, please call us toll-free at 800-448-3500. 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 now be on Albany Shaker Road.) Proceed straight through the traffic lights, the hotel will be on your right before the highway overpass.

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

Take the New York State Thruway to Exit 24. After the toll booths, take the Northway (I-87) North to Exit 3. At the end of the ramp turn right onto Albany Shaker Road, the hotel will be on your right before the highway overpass.

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 “Saratoga Springs North”.  Exit I-90 and enter the Northway I-87 heading NORTH towards Saratoga Springs/Montreal. Take Exit 3, at the end of the ramp turn right onto Albany Shaker Road and the hotel will be on your right before the highway overpass.

If you are arriving from the NORTH:

Take the Northway (I-87) to Exit 4, at the end of the ramp turn left onto Old Wolf Road.  At the corner of Old Wolf Road and Albany Shaker Road, simply go straight through the light into our entrance.