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Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel left a lot to be desired. When I checked in I had just driven over three hours so when I noticed the carpet wasn't vacuumed I didn't want to complain. Once I went to shower, there was a bunch of hair right next to faucet, very easy to be seen and some left over lotion on the floor...

Thank casey_craig
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The Desmond really knows how to treat their customers like reality. My wife and I have dined there many times and have always found it very enjoyable. Be sure to try their bread pudding. We have also had large groups, family birthdays and our daughters wedding there. Each visit and event they treat us great

1Thank Ronsin
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Stayed for a business trip in August of 2016. The hotel is antiquated and the room has old and dirty furniture. Maybe "antique"? There was food / leftovers from prior guest under the bed (disgusting). The bathtub was clearly old and there was little to not pressure on the shower. Disgusting experience. I hope I will never stay there again.

2Thank DanielPaula
Murrysville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived on Friday, August 12, 2016, to attend a wedding on Saturday. Check-in was a breeze. The staff was efficient and friendly. Our room was lovely with a king four-poster bed. We went to the Fox & Hound lounge for an appetizer and cocktail before the rehearsal dinner. Again, the server was friendly, and our drinks and appetizer were...

Thank Christine C A
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I stayed at The Desmond for a business conference. It's a really nice property that is well maintained, but somewhat dated. The staff and service were excellent - and the dinner/cocktails we had on the patio deck were perfect. Some of the common areas are do for an update though, as it looks like it was last refreshed 10-15 years...

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The staff was very accommodating, We stayed 4 nights and had several events loved their out door patio. the pool was nice though I wished we could go outside from the pool area. The pool was indoors w /a Jacuzzi . The rooms were Very clean , the Bed was the Best ! slept like a baby! However be careful...

Thank elizabethdN6759HB
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel twice in past month. Both times weddings we're going on and parties in adjacent rooms until late in the evening (3am or so). Very nice hotel, nice amenities and good food. We didn't get a ton of sleep on either stay

Thank James B
Reviewed 7 July 2016

If you're going for ambiance, this isn't your place. But if you're looking for a really comfortable and clean place to stay, this is for you.Really comfortable beds and pillows, clean carpets and bathrooms. The decor is so outdated, though. Specifically the decor in the main lobby and hallways, and just a little outdated in the rooms. One note: the...

Thank Julia C
PGH Metro
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I stayed at the Desmond about a week ago for a meeting. Arrived on Friday afternoon and checked out on Sunday. Front desk staff was very friendly and quick to check us into our room. The overall feel of the hotel is a little dated from a room perspective. You can hear a lot of hallway and neighboring room noise...

Thank MrsMedoes
Suffern, New York
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The decor of the hotel is dated, but the cleanliness and quiet of the rooms along with the friendly staff more than made up for it. The restaurants had very good food and service as well, but also suffered from a dated decor and ambiance.

Thank scottyb19

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to a one-of-a-kind hotel, conveniently located in one of Pennsylvania's most scenic and historic settings. From the moment you walk in, you'll know why guests tell us The Desmond is the best part of traveling. It's a difference you can taste, whether you're savoring fresh seafood and prime steaks in The Hunt Room, fresh Maine lobster in our seasonal Sunset Grille, or relaxing with cocktails, snacks and comfort food in our authentic English pub, the Fox and Hounds. Above all, it's an experience that removes you from the distractions of everyday life, and surrounds you with the quiet pleasures you deserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Desmond Hotel Malvern

Address: 1 Liberty Blvd., Malvern, PA 19355
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Malvern
Price Range: $235 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Desmond Hotel Malvern 3.5*
Number of rooms: 194
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Malvern Desmond Hotel
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Newark, Delaware
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“It may be a long walk but if you have a room at the end of the hall it may be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Roadtraveler53, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Location of the hotel is in an suburban-like setting so the rooms are probably quiet everywhere (unless you have noisy neighbors).”
 of 5 bubbles ninat727, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upper Floor”
 of 5 bubbles Flsammler, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else. This place needs an urgent renovation. It's falling apart.”
 of 5 bubbles DanielPaula, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“get the king size bed!”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethdN6759HB, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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