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Extended Stay America - Philadelphia - Malvern - Swedesford Rd.

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   8 East Swedesford Rd., Malvern, PA 19355 (Formerly MainStay Suites Great Valley)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed in several hotels and am an average person with minimal expectations. I am warning everyone who reads this -- Do Not Stay Here!!!! I am in the process of moving to the area and needed temporary quarters for approx 60 days. I was told there was an outdoor pool (trivial I know) but there was only a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was attending a conference at Penn State Great Valley / Malvern where my group was hosting a conference and booked a room at the Extended Stay next to the campus. Paid for a suite. Was switched to another Extended Stay nearby owned by the same company. No suite... small room, less amenities. Stayed in this location several times prior.... More

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ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very adequate hotel. Nothing fancy but clean and fabulous staff. Nice to have the larger room with separate bedroom. Kitchen is useful as well. Lots of parking and a small pool. While a bit old/tired, it's way fresher now that they've gone smoke-free

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Greenwich
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We've been staying in "cheap hotels" all summer (team sports travel) and this was the most expensive and worst one so far. The room was 100 degrees and smelled awful when we arrived! We were handed sheets for our pull out bed and told to make it ourselves (like a youth hostel!) The a/c was broken in our hallway and... More

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Newport, RI
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The hotel is fine but the reservation system is horrid, if you do book here get all you asked for in writing....include room type, floor choice and any other request as we did not and got none of the agreed things and the agent quit 1 week before we arrived

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Cleveland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

The Extended Stay America I stayed was on Morehall close to Swedesford Road, so hopefully it's the same hotel! My boyfriend and I stayed here on a Friday and Saturday this month. The room was clean, however it smelled like cooking food. I do not fault the hotel for this, but it's a good thing the windows opened and we... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Our room was on the 3rd floor, and as soon as you get off the elevator you are hit by the DISGUSTING smell of stale cigarettes, as the smoking rooms are in the hall directly off the elevator. Thankfully our room was down the hall and around the corner and we didn't smell anything in our room. When we got... More

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Mogadore, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Travelling with a spouse and two kids (14 yo boy and 7 yo girl) is difficult enough and trying to find a hotel that allows for adequate sleeping arrangements is as well, let alone the cost of this. We had the room with 2 queen beds and a pullout and we could not have been happier with the layout of... More

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babylon ny
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I'd have loved this hotel IF 1) I was in college or on a family vacation and 2) understood the brand a bit better before arriving and most of all 3) if it was clean. What caused me to give a poor rating was that it was fairly untidy- it was obvious a lot in the room wasn't clean- old... More

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Lima, Ohio
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Bring Lysol wipes and cleaner because there is no access to them. Maybe a vacuum as well and washcloths. Just very dirty and the response is because it is a self sufficient hotel. WiFi is as slow as dial up and you cannot check your email or stream videos for the kids. Would not stay here again. I learned my... More

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Address: 8 East Swedesford Rd., Malvern, PA 19355 (Formerly MainStay Suites Great Valley)
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Malvern
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Extended Stay America - Philadelphia - Malvern - Swedesford Rd. 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Homestead Studio Suites Malvern
Homestead Suites Malvern
Homestead Malvern
Malvern Homestead Suites
Homestead Studio Suites Philadelphia

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