The Desmond Hotel


Our Director of Sales, Jack Roddy, is the connection for the MPI NENY Chapter at The Desmond Hotel. Contact Jack to discuss booking your next meeting or conference. Phone (518) 640-6077 Fax (518) 464-0449 Email

  The Desmond Hotel can accommodate meetings and conferences of all sizes.  With over 28,000 square feet of meeting space throughout our property, we offer state-of-the-art audiovisual technology within the comforts of a first class hotel.  Choose from our flexible High Street Conference Center, Town Hall meeting room with amphitheater seating, our private Executive Meeting Suites, and over 8,000 square feet in our two large ballrooms.  Whether your next meeting is for 8 or 800, The Desmond combines the highest standards in presentation along with our professional banquet staff to make your next event a success.

Staying for Business


The Desmond is conveniently located at the entrance of the Albany International Airport and minutes from downtown Albany and Tech Valley via I-87.  As Albany's premier hotel, The Desmond is an independent, family-owned and operated property that is proud to celebrate over 40 years of providing superb accommodations, outstanding service and a one-of-a-kind experience.  Our well-appointed meeting spaces and professional staff make us the first choice for business travel in Albany.  Join our guest loyalty program Desmond Traveler Rewards and earn points for each stay.


Book for a Group


Contact our Sales department to reserve a block of rooms for your group, and to reserve meeting space.
Submit an RFP

Planning Resources


Conference Area Specifications

Banquet Menus


The Desmond Hotel
660 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211
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