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The Desmond Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Liberty Blvd., Malvern, PA 19355
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Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Malvern
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014
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Oreland, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My husband & I were attending a wedding in the Malvern area and chose the Desmond based on reviews from friends. It is truly a class act. We had reserved the "Romance Package" which included 2 cocktails, deluxe accommodations, and brunch for 2 the next day. Our room wasn't ready when we checked in but we received our "Romance Package"... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights as our Family Function was booked there. Nice comfortable room, but needed to put a towel under the door as it was noisy from the hall, and had big gaps. The thermostat is about 30 yrs old and acted up, but I didn't say anything till check-out...guess they will work on it. Housekeeping staff Excellent!!... More 

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Conference facilities are quite good, food options are not bad, and hotel bar is nice for post-meeting wind down. Restaurant food is acceptable but limited menu options. Rooms are large but need updating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I have attended 3 business conferences at this hotel and would highly recommend the facility. It is great for businesses or families. The hotel has a unique and charming interior, the rooms are elegantly decorated, and the staff is beyond service oriented.

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Washington, D.C.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The Desmond is a mid-sized hotel and conference center in Malvern, featuring an indoor pool, workout room, wi-fi, and a restaurant. It sounds fine on paper, but the experience leaves a lot to be desired. I have stayed here once previously, 5 or 6 years ago, and nothing seems to have changed. Our company booked a block of rooms at... More 

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

Dear Leila, Thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry you were disappointed during your stay. In the future, if you are displeased with any aspect of your experience, please ask at the Front Desk for a manager and we will be happy to offer assistance in the moment. I will review your comments with my team. I am sorry... More 

Paoli, Pennsylvania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I just spent 5 days at the Desmond Hotel for a Yoga and Meditation retreat and want to share what an excellent experience I had there. The rooms were clean and tidied up each day and I loved using my fresh white fluffy towels and washcloth each morning. Vegetarian meals were requested and provided for my group and the quality... More 

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Bridgeport, West Virginia
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33 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I reviewed this hotel many, many years ago. It was nice then. Still nice, but is showing its age, could use a few updates, to keep this hotel current. Check-in was fast and simple. Room was nice and roomy (double rooms do not have the canopy beds), beds were comfortable. No refrigerators in room (unless you request one). Room service... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Should have written this some time ago, but our son's wedding reception was here in September 2013. Block of rooms for family and friends was discounted and furthermore, as we were parents, we received another discount! The rehearsal dinner was held at The Farmhouse at People's Light and The Desmond arranged for transportation to and from the facility for those... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My wife and I just spent 2 nights at the Desmond for a wedding. We wanted to stay where everyone else was staying so we did not shop around for other places. From the time we walked in we were pleasantly impressed. The hotel is obviously a place that is used to handling weddings and conventions. The people at the... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It is a good quality hotel which as some others have said is in need of some updating. The hotel itself is nicely set out but the room, especially the bathroom, was a little dated, it is clean and has everything you could possibly need but the décor is just a little old fashioned, not a problem for me but... More 

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Address: 1 Liberty Blvd., Malvern, PA 19355
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Malvern
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Desmond Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 194
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