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The Desmond Hotel

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1 Liberty Blvd., Malvern, PA 19355
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here while attending a nearby event. The rooms were clean and comfortable with free wi-fi. The hallway can use some freshening up as they were a little dingy and room service trays that were left out longer than necessary. The front desk staff was very friendly and helpful.

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice hotel with great staff. The rooms are spacious and clean. There is a great little English style pub on site. There is also a nice patio area out back to sit and relax while enjoying a beer or snack. The hotel is located in a nice safe area near valley forge. The only issue I... More 

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Desmond for a night while in town, and found the room to be very comfortable. The restaurant/bar was open late, fortunately, and the food was very good. I would recommend this hotel for travelers of all sorts.

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Sussex
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights on business last month. Reception staff were friendly and attentive. Room was spacious, clean and well-equipped. No safe though, so I couldn't leave anything valuable in the room. VERY noisy heating system - crazy. It wakes you up in the middle of the night when it comes on. Learnt to avoid that I left the heating... More 

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Vernon, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stayed one night as a preview to our trip to the area for our sons wedding in June. Found the Desmond Hotel to be an excellent choice. Great service, great food. Especially enjoyed the Sunday brunch. Comfortable bed.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Malvern, PA for a meeting and this was my first stay at The Desmond Hotel. I was a bit cautious when I saw the references to Penn State, thinking the hotel was geared towards the college crowd. I was pleasantly surprised by overall decor - snacks and cookies, several restaurant choices, very friendly staff. I would definitely... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great location in Malvern, close to several corporations and a large mall, next to highway. Big airy rooms, good bed, normal sized bathroom. Nothing fancy, but clean. The food is not so good, actually, pass it all together. The breakfast wasn't too bad except the server chewing her own meal while serving. Very unprofessional.

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Fairlight, Australia
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Stayed 4 nights during some very cold weather. The Desmond is perfectly functional. The rooms are fine - good beds, sizeable with a good work space. There's a WaWa convenience store across the road. Disappointed, but now used to US hotels not having a bar fridge in the room. Fox and Hounds pub is OK - bar staff have no... More 

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PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

I recently stayed at the Desmond hotel and had a wonderful experience. They are renovating the guest rooms and I was lucky enough to stay in one of the new rooms. I have always gotten a great night sleep at the Desmond- beds are so comfortable, linens are soft ( not crispy like at some hotels). The new room offered... More 

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My husband and I ate at The Desmond last night for the first time. We had read the reviews and were hoping it would be a nice dinner. It was wonderful! Our waitress was fantastic - warm, right on top of things. It was a bitter cold night, but the dining room was cozy and quiet, with low lighting. We... More 

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