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Travel and Lodging
The Hotel

The Desmond (a Doubletree by Hilton)
One Liberty Blvd.
Malvern, PA

Room rate $169 per night + 11% Taxes (no resort fee) 

The Location
Philadelphia Airport – 37 minutes
Many attractions: Valley Forge, Winterthur, Longwood Gardens, Brandywine River Museum, The Hagley



Take the train into Philadelphia center city (30th Street Station).
Amtrak website:

Then switch to the Paoli/Thorndale Line, and get off at the Paoli Train station which is the closest to the Desmond. Visit the SEPTA website:  Paoli/Thorndale Line  for a schedule.

From Paoli, the hotel shuttle could pick you up, which is less than 10 minutes away. The shuttle is a complimentary service that is accessible to hotel guests from 7am till 10pm daily. It is based upon driver/van availability, so please call the front desk at (610) 296-9800 24 hrs before to reserve. 

Transportation from Paoli Train Station to hotel:
Uber X fare is $7-$10 
Taxi is $9 (may vary with company and time of day)

Transportation from Airport or Amtrak Station to hotel:
Car service 
On Time Transport (610-647-1354)

Cost: $120

Cost:  $75-155



Booking Instructions

Group Code: PRC
On-Line Reservations: Click Here
Contact Bill Burridge if you have difficulty booking online.[email protected]

In-House Reservations: 610-296-9800 / 800-575-1776 (Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm) | [email protected]

When calling the hotel for reservations, request IN-HOUSE RESERVATIONS and tell the reservations agent that your code is PRC.