The Desmond Hotel, Albany is a unique wedding venue for couples in the Albany, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, and Troy areas. This elegant hotel venue features a number of indoor and outdoor spaces for couples, all of which possess tasteful accents, from columns and chandeliers to flowers and fountains. The establishment sits less than a mile from the Albany International Airport.
Facilities and Capacity
With a maximum capacity of 540, couples can choose from six ceremony locations:
In order to ensure that the couple’s special day runs smoothly, the venue offer services that include:
The Desmond Hotel, Albany offers award-winning catering and bar services. Custom menus can be provided and tailored to meet any dietary needs or restrictions.
In addition to the wedding ceremony and reception, The Desmond Hotel Albany can also host the following events:
Recommended by 95% of couples
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Bailey · Married on 09/02/2017
We held our wedding at The Desmond Hotel a couple of weeks ago and were completely blown away by the entire experience. It was everything we wanted and more. From our rehearsal, to the wedding to a brunch the day after - they went above and beyond to make sure our special day was everything we dreamed of. Amanda, our sales coordinator, was terrific - we can't say enough about how helpful she was from the day we booked all the way through to following up the day after to make sure we were happy. She was so thorough, organized and patient - even with my one million questions leading up to the event. She made sure that every detail - down to the accent linens and menu placement were perfectly arranged to the way we had discussed in the months leading up. She made us feel as if our wedding was as important to her as it was to us. We had many of our guests stay at the hotel and they were treated wonderfully. Notably, we got lots of compliments on the shuttle service to the airport - everyone found it incredibly easy and helpful. If you're looking for a venue in the Albany region where you can have your guests stay on site and want a terrific experience for all involved, I can't recommend these guys enough!Sent on 09/12/2017
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Sarah · Married on 09/09/2017
We were very happy with the team at the desmond. We hit a few bumps along the road when our original event planner left, but we got Erin who was very professional and exactly what we needed. We had the most amazing wedding and reception.
Elizabeth · Married on 08/26/2017
We had our reception here. Everything went smoothly, and all the folks were easy to work with, particularly Amanda S. We changed things up numerous times during the planning process and Amanda handled it all with ease. We are very glad we choose this venue. Can't say enough good things. The setting, the food, the drinks--all were first rate. In addition, the guests who stayed at the Desmond were very pleased with their rooms.
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The Desmond does everything with class that is hard to match. They have two very Grande ballrooms both with indoor open-air courtyards that are unlike any other reception venue I know. So much space for everything and the food is exceptional. On a personal note, you will be absolutely delighted with the catering manager Don Edmond and all the wedding staff as they are incredibly professional and take care of everything. Their goal is always to make couples and their families delighted and they do!!