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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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Ranked #6 of 15 Hotels in Alice Springs
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38 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here in their delightful cabins. Comfy bed, great aircon and everything you need for a break in Alice. Walking distance to lasseters and the Hilton is just next door. Amazing staff, dropped my wallet in the car park and it was sitting on my bed with a lovely note from one of the staff when I returned. Just wonderful.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parking is adequate and secure. Daily room service is tardy, and while slightly out of town this met our needs. It was clean on arrival, we were able to choose between 2 rooms at check in and the kitchen was very useful. Price was reasonable for what was given. We were happy with our stay.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Average place which needs a bit of a makeover. Pool looks much better in the pictures than it actually is. The rooms look like they were furnished in the 1980's but clean all round. Staff were friendly. I would stay somewhere else next time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alice Springs is actually somewhat cheap by outback standards, but $99 for these cabins is still good. They’re fairly nice inside, with some kitchen facilities (which might be the main reason to pick here instead of somewhere in town) and a fairly good bathroom. Also a balcony - not a great outlook but the palm-lined roads are OK. Reception has... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good accommodation a little way from the center of town, which in Alice Springs is satisfactory. Next to the golf club where good meals are available to all and a longer walk to the casino. Very clean and great amenities including a laundry and wifi.

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Maryborough, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We stayed at the Desert Palms for 10days over the Easter period to attend the speedway that was on in Alice Springs we also had friends staying there too and we found the place absolutely wonderful. Everything we needed was available to us and the place was cleaned everyday . I would not hesitate to stay at Desert Palms again... More 

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were booked into this place by travel agent for 15th February, on our arrival we found the reception was shut with a sign saying, to the effect, had other things to do and so reception shut, we would have to wait! This in 39 degrees of heat. When we had the audacity to complain we were told we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We had heard stories about Alice Springs and weren't sure what to expect so booked in to here as it was gated at night. We had a car full of luggage, tents, supplies etc so wanted to make sure everything was safe. And it was! We loved it, after 5 weeks of camping it was nice to have a cabin... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Desert Palms is lovely place to stay, we had a bungalow looking out on the golf course area. The rooms are ok for 2 people, 3 would probably be a bit crowded if you are staying a bit longer. We have stayed 2 nights and it was quiet, comfortable beds and all you need for a short stay. I found... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Do not stay! We booked for one night as we was only passing through! Woke up at 4 am to find a man at the end of the bed. He ran out and got away with a lot of our possessions. Staff said sorry but showed no interest or worry about the situation, we didn't feel safe and left at... More 

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

I have spoken to the manager re the theft from your room and she explained that she did her best to help, apologies profusely and offered the use of our phones to ring banks, family etc and the police attended. We do the best to make the Desert Palms a very safe place to stay with security fencing around the... More 

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