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Desert Palms Resort

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   74 Barrett Dr | PO Box 3196, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
17 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here after a trip up from Adelaide and found this three-and-a-half star resort was like a tropical oasis in the desert as there are numerous palm trees about the grounds. The facilities were basic but adequate for our needs, decent enough, clean and the area was quiet and as well as safe. Staff we spoke to were friendly... More

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

grt place too stay .........close too casino just a short walk.........very clean n tidy and safe..........quiet area .......... 2 km walk too town centre ............... grt pool very clean and tidy...was well used by alot of pplwhile we aere there for 4 nights

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Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, it was a pleasure to read you enjoyed your stay and I do hope we see you back again one day. Cheers Angie Owner More

Cananeia, SP
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good resort to stay with family or friends, there's a nice swimming pool! It's a little far from downtown! It's a quiet place and comfortable too!! Wifi is not so good but at night is a bit better! You find information about turism attractions

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two night on our way to Cairns and it was clean and reasonably comfortable. A bit outdated but nice and quiet.. Two nights was plenty.. Walking distance to the casino and a great Thai Indian Restaurant at the Hilton next door.. Not really walking distance to Town.. The free Wi Fi was good.. Golf course next door..

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stayed here a night before and after a 3 day excursion in the outback. This is a good place to stay because it is located a little out of the city center of Alice Springs. Other than that it is not that special. The little houses/bungalows are outdated and some of the lights were not working. The service was... More

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Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. Can I please clear one thing up, I are the owner and I are not in Alice Springs so it was not the owner screaming at employees. I really are not sure who you would be referring to so perhaps you could send me an email via the hotel explaining more so I... More

Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

we have just returned from 2 weeks at desert palms and really enjoyed our stay from beginning to end. Our room was great for the 2 of us and the kitchenette was so great to have considering our length of stay . Loved the verandah for our meals. We found it really quiet and slept soundly . The staff and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
21 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

After crossing the deserts from Byron bay and camping every night,this was an oasis.We stayed in a large comfortable cabin with attentive staff,great surrounds and excellent pool.There were several carloads of people on this journey and no one had a bad comment.The laundry was very popular as well.The golf course was well attended as well and the park is across... More

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Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hi Kevin, Just read your review. What an adventure and I are glad we could make the ending so comfortable. Thank you for your kind words we do try hard to be a good clean middle of the road place to stay. Regards Angie More

Caloundra, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We stayed here 3 nights at the beginning of our trip to the Red Centre and it was so good we booked 2 more nights at the end our journey. The guy in reception was very friendly and helpful, room was clean and spacious and the bed comfy. There was a nice little area at the front of our unit... More

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Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hello Marlene, and thank you for your response. I will pass on to Simon on the front desk that he was friendly and helpful and also to the house staff that the rooms was clean. Many thanks for staying with us. Regards Angie More

Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Very helpful staff - at times I did have some issues in my room (toilet running when I arrived, light bulb in a lamp blew while I was there etc) and the staff always made sure the issue was attended to straight away. I stayed for two whole months and did not hate it by the end, so that is... More

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Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Rose for your kind comments, I am glad you enjoyed your 2 month stay and were well cared for, hopefully we may see you back again sometime in the future. Best regards Angie More

Port Adelaide, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

On arrival the reservations clerk was very pleasant and helpful. We were 2 couples and the accommodation was side by side separate units. Location of units was in the centre of the complex. Very quiet and relaxing. We did not need for our unit to be serviced and went to the office daily for coffee supplys as needed. Beautiful layout.... More

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Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hi Ronald and thank you for your review. it was good to read you all enjoyed your stay and i do hope we see you again sometime in the future. Kind regards Angie More

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Address: 74 Barrett Dr | PO Box 3196, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
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Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Alice Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Desert Palms Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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