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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Desmond for a conference in October. The conference facilities are for the most part quite good. Internet connection was good and the meals were fine. On the other hand the hotel needs a facelift more or less across the board. The rooms are quite dated. The pillows are horrible. Random hairs in the sheets and bathroom were...

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

Dear Singdunum011; Thanks for your review, and your feedback. I'm glad you generally liked your visit and I am sorry about the pieces that weren't up to our standard. Our pillows are all synthetic down, and generally well received. I'll look into all comments regarding your room. We will continue to make improvements to our property as we do every...

Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was a wedding trip. The rooms, as many say, need updating. The doors and walls are thin so you hear everything in the halls and the room next door. Room and bath were clean, though there was a water stain from a slow drip under the sink that had not been addressed. They are understaffed in the restaurants. Breakfast...

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Aston, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Desmond for a wedding that was held at another venue. The after party and breakfast was held at the Desmond. They did a wonderful job all around. The rooms were so beautiful and comfortable. I highly recommend the Desmond Hotel.

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Orland Park, Illinois
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My nieces wedding was in the ballroom at the Desmond Hotel. It was a wonderful place for the wedding. The staff was very accommodating. We also stayed for 3 nights at the Desmond. Plenty of parking. Front desk clerks we very nice. Staff that we met in the halls, always greeted us. Everyone was very friendly. The food in the...

Thank ksinglete
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The room was on the dark side, unless all the lamps were progressively turned on. The 4 poster bed appeared rather charming but the mattress quality was poor, stiff, & uncomfortable. The sheets didn't feel soft and the thin blanket between the sheets wasn't warm enough, but when the bedspread was used as well, it felt too hot. Enough outlets...

1Thank ninat727
Fuerth, Germany
Reviewed 25 September 2016

As we stay only for one night in Malvern we. choose the Desmond as the Marriott was 100 bucks more expensive. The Desmond was aus expected, Service and room was good. Interieur looks very conservative, no change over years. Restaurant Fox & Hound offers Snacks and Drinks. Breakfast not included, except Company regulations.

1Thank Flsammler
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stayed here three nights as part of a group gathering celebrating a prep school reunion nearby. The rooms were clean, the service was very good, and the a la carte breakfast was tasty but expensive, We learned that on Sunday morning, the a la carte breakfast ends and you must order the buffet. Glad we got in the dining...

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Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 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...

1Thank casey_craig
Reviewed 24 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 20 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.

4Thank DanielPaula

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
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, hot off the grille seasonal favorites on our Sunset Grille deck, or relaxing with cocktails, snacks and casual fare 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: RM785 - RM964 (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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“ask for a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles Kalalia, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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