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Desert Palms Alice Springs

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74 Barrett Dr | PO Box 3196, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Katoomba, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure how a place can justify calling themselves a resort when the only activity on site is a pool. This is no more than a caravan park that has small cabins rather than caravans. Accommodation and facilities are very basic, but the site backs onto the golf course and the setting is reasonably nice filled with palms and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a night as I had seen it advertised on TV. The rooms were sweet little cabins and were great for the type of stay I needed. I found the rooms to be quite dark though, and a little cluttered with 2 extra single beds that were not required. It was a cold night, and I think the tall... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite a mix-up in the booking, which was not the fault of Desert Palms, the staff made every effort to make sure that I had a place to stay. Very friendly and helpful. Location is great, facilities good. The rooms could do with a little updating, but overall a really good place to stay.

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Dubai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is far from the city center that makes this property quiet area. We had car so there was no problem with that. Gate closes at certain time, so you do need access code to enter at night. There is a nearby Double Tree Hotel where you can find a restaurant to eat. Room was okay for a night. We... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a "villa" for two nights in August. Two adults, one child. Desert Palms is really a motel, not a hotel. A villa is an uninsulated cinderblock room with a wood roof, small kitchen area and small bathroom. The two beds took up most of the room. Kitchen is a plug-in electric cookbook, sink and small refrigerator. Bathroom... More 

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Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Alice Springs, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review on our property. We do advertise as a 3.5 star outback property with kitchenettes and not full kitchens and with our pricing we do aim to the budget to mid-range clientele. I do wonder if perhaps you booked the wrong sort of accommodation to what you were expecting. In regards to the cleanliness... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights and really enjoyed our stay. It is quiet and secure. You can park directly in front of your villa. The units are a cross between a cabin and motel room. You have cooking facilities and are self catering but they change your towels and make your bed daily if you want. It is walking distance... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First trip to Alice. Stayed in June 2015, arrived about 4pm, couldnot park ourcar in front of room because already full. Wifi was not really good working. But yea we got this room was very cheap so fair enough. Will stay again if get the best price

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

First trip to alice, stayed 2 nights in january 2015. Across the road Todd river flooded, which was exciting! bridge closed .. so long walk into town centre. Time to reflect and get full appreciation of flooded river. Accomodation is mobile home style.. everything functional. And worked. Except bathroom door collapsed on openning... hey its the outback :) Had cooking... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is a great place to stay, secure facility, great rooms well appointed, friendly helpful staff and will stay again, no down side, enjoyed our time there. Close to city centre, casino, botanic gardens and golf course.

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Nurburgring Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Good hotel, stayed 2 nights. Reported that we saw the range hood switch was burned out when we got into the room and nothing done about it during our stay. Limited cooking and room layout awkward. Microwave hard to use as it was mounted awkwardly. A good walk from the town but on a limited bus route. Better if you... More 

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