New Residence Inn opens west of Philadelphia

(Residence Inn Philadelphia Great Valley/Malvern)

A new Residence Inn by Marriott opened in Malvern, Pa.

The Residence Inn Philadelphia Great Valley/Malvern will operate as a Marriott franchise, and is owned by Gulph Creek Development and managed by Gulph Creek Hotels of Wayne, Pa. This will be the fifth property managed by Gulph in the Philadelphia area.

The 127-suite hotel offers a grocery delivery service, complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour food & beverage market, dry cleaning services and onsite guest laundry. The hotel also has a meeting room, business library, indoor swimming pool, fitness center, and an outdoor patio with a fire bit and barbecue grills.

The hotel is located in Philadelphia's western suburbs, and is near Great Valley Corporate Center, Valley Forge National Park, Longwood Gardens, QVC Studios and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Designed for stays of five nights or more, each suite in the hotel has a fully-equipped kitchen with a coffeemaker, microwave oven and other appliances.