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    Embarc Palm Desert

    1 Willow Rdg, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-0619
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    05/02/2018 06/02/2018
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    USD 236*
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    Room & Suite (333)
    Pool & Beach (94)
    • Excellent67%
    • Very good26%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “club intrawest” (70 reviews)
    “outdoor shower” (24 reviews)
    “adult pool” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Fitness centre
    Facilities for Disabled Guests
    Business Centre
    Golf Course
    Laundry Service
    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    5 Feb.6 Feb.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Embarc Palm Desert is absolutley exceptional. I can not say enough good things about it. Location, staff, amenities, impeccable grounds, availability of adults-only pools/hot tubs. It has everything you could want in your vacation home.

    Thank Cathy M
    Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded yesterday

    Dear Cathy, Thank you very much for sharing your experience. We are thrilled to hear you loved all of the special and unique aspects about our resort. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Amy Kolk.

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My husband and I had flown to LA on business but arrived several days early to play. After a couple days we were ready for a break and drove out to the Palm Springs area. I booked one night (the day before) through Expedia. There...More

    1  Thank EmilyandJason
    Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded yesterday

    Dear Emily and Jason. Thank you very much for sharing your great experience with other Trip Advisor readers. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience very much. My sincere apologies for your smoke detector beeping in the night. We will also change out...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A great location to explore the desert area. Great shopping for groceries nearby at Ralphs. Facilities are comfortable, kitchen well equipped. Choice of pools. BBQ available. In all a very comfortable place to stay.

    Thank Karin B
    Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Karin, Thank you for sharing your experience, and we are thrilled to hear you had a wonderful stay. We will see you next time! Kind Regards, Amy Kolk General Manager

    Reviewed 12 December 2017

    The place can be full and you feel pretty much on your won. Great design. We are staying in a casita for the first time. Not quite as funky but large spaces and patios. Love the separate pools, under utilized tennis courts and great walk....More

    1  Thank Rick M
    Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Rick M, Thank you for sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor community. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the new Casitas, and our slice of heaven within the desert surroundings. See you next time! Amy.

    Reviewed 27 November 2017

    This was our fourth stay at the property. As Club Intrawest members for nearly 20 years we were a bit worried that the change in ownership may result in a decrease in quality and service. That was not the case at all. It is still...More

    Thank Moni_in_Burnaby
    Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded 29 November 2017

    Dear Moni_in_Burnaby, Thank you very much for your review. I am thrilled to hear you haven't noticed any change to your Embarc experience. We are all of the same team members as before, as dedicated as ever, to ensuring continued top quality resorts and exceptional...More

    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Heated pool
    • Spa
    • Golf Course
    • Adult pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • USD 188 - USD 531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Palm Desert
    • #5 Family Hotel in Palm Desert
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 65
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
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    • Greater Palm Springs >
    • Palm Desert
    • Also Known As
    • Club Intrawest - Palm Desert Hotel Palm Desert ,
    • Hotel Intrawest Palm Desert ,
    • Intrawest Palm Desert ,
    • Embarc Palm Desert California Desert
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    18 April 2017|
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    Response from Bargara H | Reviewed this property |
    Not really around this location. It's an easy walk to golf course and to grocery store but that's it. Closer to downtown Palm Springs might get you more of what you seem to want.
    16 September 2016|
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    Response from Sugarfoodie | Reviewed this property |
    I dont know, I apologize for the delay
    Room Tips
    "I don't think there is a bad view!"
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    "One bedroom terrace for couples. Casita for families. Odd numbered units are south facing for direct sun."
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    "The terrace one bedrooms have an outdoor shower and are on the pool side of the buildings"
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    "If you can climb stairs stay in the terrace room with the outdoor shower."
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