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The Desmond Hotel

1 Liberty Blvd., Malvern, PA 19355
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Malvern
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at the Desmond Hotel a couple of times for business and can say that it is very clean, however, the showers could use some updating as they are not nice and even as well as the decor. This hotel has a pub which is connected to a huge patio. It is very nice on a warm night. They... More

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Knoxville
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last leg of our vacation this year took us to Philadelphia. We wanted to be close to the city but not actually "in" the city. My husband had heard of the Desmond from a collegue who lives in the area so we though that we would check it out. I was a little apprehensive at first because it is... More

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Raritan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only require a few thing on my stay at hotels. Clean room, comfortable bed, and hot tub. Room is very clean, bed is serviceable and the hot tub is cold! I asked them to turn up the temperature and no can do. 1.5 out of 3 in my book. I read other reviews and they are an accurate depiction... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has an old school charm to it, with lots of modern amenities. Great, relaxing beds, the oxeyginating showers we're literally a blast--very soothing. My room had a balcony attached which made it even better on a beautiful Sunday morning. I went out there and completely lost rack of time. Fantastic and inexpensive brunch, particularly for all the options they... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two weeks for business. The staff were all great, however for price my room was very tired. The hotel of going for an old style look, but it's just old. The rooms are dated and dark, you can everyone talking as they walk past your door and every sound from the next room. The bar and restaurant... More

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Mike_Chain, General Manager at The Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback, recognizing our team and for choosing the Desmond. We have a significant renovation planned to begin in the coming months. I am confident you will like and appreciate our improvements. Thank you again for staying with us we hope you will choose us for your next trip to the area. Sincerely, Michael Chain More

Latham, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I enjoyed my stay at the Desmond. It just needs to be updated. The people were all friendly and the rooms were large enough but a little tender loving care would be ideal right about now. The food was average but the room was clean - no complaints.

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Mike_Chain, General Manager at The Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank your for your feedback, we begin a property improvement shorty. I am confident you will like our improvements. Thanks for your business and I hope you will return again soon. Sincerely, Michael Chain More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I enjoyed my stay. The only problem is to contact you from overseas: 1. No e-mail adress 2. The "contact- me" function doent work 3.Phones are busy 4.No answer to faxes Very easy to handle issue become a really time consuming matter.

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Mike_Chain, General Manager at The Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your business and your feedback. I am so sorry to hear of your troubles; we have tested all of the features you mentioned and found no issue. Perhaps this was a temporary occurrence for which I am sorry. Please consider trying us again, I am sure you will find the communication during your experience to... More

Scranton, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Visited for a work conference which was also held in the hotel. Pros: Great Location, Comfortable rooms, friendly staff, Free Wi-Fi. Cons: Dated décor, slow elevators, touchy thermostats. Not a terrible stay, not a remarkable one either. Just fine for what I needed.

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Mike_Chain, General Manager at The Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback and for choosing the Desmond, I will investigate your comments pertaining to your thermostats and the elevator speed. I haven't received any comments about this previously, but we take all of our guest comments seriously and address whatever we can. Please consider choosing us again the next time your travels bring you to... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Stayed overnight for business. The great part is it is located one mile from new turnpike exitI (ez pass only) food was good and room was clean. Be careful where room is located. Only one elevator and getting in and out to rooms on opposite side can take a long time.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

After 2 long flight delays and arriving at the Desmond close to midnight, I was hungry and thirst and hoping they still had a basket of fruit out for guests, I could not ask for better service. Steve and Walt read my mind. Asked if I would like a nice glass of wine and perhaps a sandwich to help unwind... More

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Address: 1 Liberty Blvd., Malvern, PA 19355
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Malvern
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Desmond Hotel Malvern
Malvern Desmond Hotel

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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 
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