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Marriott's Desert Springs Villas I

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1091 Pinehurst Lane, Palm Desert, CA 92260
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had our 2 weeks in Villas I for 20 years - always updating, always spotless, always great golf, always great food and entertainment at the hotel via an always on time shuttle! We are Legacy Owners, having chosen not to convert to the points based system, and we couldn't be happier!

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas I, responded to this review

Thank you for your TripAdvisor review! Wow, what a great view from your villa! We are so pleased to hear you have enjoyed your 20 years of ownership with Marriott Vacation Club and appreciate your kind words. We look forward to your next stay at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas! More 

Singapore
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76 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We exchanged a week from our home resort in Phuket, Thailand. The ability to exchange the annual week in itself is great and we have done it a couple of times. Marriott's standards are excellent although a bit predictable. The 2 bedroom unit in Desert Springs looks awfully similar to the one in Phuket or the one at Disneyland Europe.... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas I, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Marriott's Desert Springs Villas! We are pleased you and your family enjoyed spending time by the pool and playing a few rounds of golf during your time at the resort. We look forward to having you again on your next visit to Palm Desert! More 

Santa Rosa, California
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65 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second visit to the Marriott Desert Springs Villas I. I am a Marriott Vacation Club owner, but don't own here. We stayed a few days wrapped around the July 4th holiday. We had a 2br villa. I prefer staying at the Villas I, because they have two double beds in the second room. The other Marriott timeshare... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas I, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Eric! We are happy your Fourth of July stay at the resort was spent taking a few dips in the sat water pools and checking out the local area's shopping and dining. We look forward to having you and your family again at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas! More 

Carterville, Illinois
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102 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ah, the desert in Summer! Love the heat when there's cool, refreshing water in the pool. We tried the quiet pool (adults only), and the Villa's pool (LOTS OF FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN), and they were both crowded and the water was warm. Luckily we were able to use the facilities, Mon-Fri, at the JW Marriott resort "next door", where there... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas I, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Marriott's Desert Springs Villas! We are happy to hear your villa was spacious and had everything you needed, and access to the close by JW Marriott was perfect during your visit to the desert. We look forward to having you for another relaxing getaway to Desert Springs Villas! More 

Chicago
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70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at several Marriott timeshares and Marriott does a very nice job with their amenities, their views and their recreational offerings. The one thing that I would knock Marriott for in this property is that they somehow forgot they were in the middle of the desert and their landscaping was such that it required way too much water. They... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas I, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Marriott's Desert Springs Villas, Colleen! We are happy you and your friends had a great time enjoying the resort amenities and fun activities during your time in Palm Desert. We look forward to having you all again on your next trip to Desert Springs Villas! More 

manchester uk
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77 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with my entire family for a fortnight. Thorough enjoyable, great roomy villas great pools but not enough umbrellas as we had our grandson with us and needed the shade. As always service was brilliant couldn't be more helpful would defiantly visit again

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas I, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Marriott's Desert Springs Villas! We are glad you and your family had a wonderful time relaxing and spending time together by the pool area while at the resort. We hope to see you again soon on your next trip to Palm Desert! More 

Stevenson Ranch, California
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125 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stayed here for a week, we love the layout of Villas I better than II. We enjoyed the Shade activites, bingo, wine and cheese and beer tasting. Special thanks to the fitness instructor, Jessica, for great yoga classes and water aerobics. We also took the shuttle over to the JW Marriott and used the spa facilities. The reason I... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas I, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Marriott's Desert Springs Villas! We are pleased you and your family enjoyed the fun resort activities such as bingo and drinks and cheese tasting during your trip to the desert. We hope to see you again soon at Desert Springs Villas! More 

Camrose, Canada
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278 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We have a time share & have stayed here on many different occasions. Check in went very smoothly, we didn't have to wait in the line up for more than 5 minutes & our unit was ready at the check in time of 4 pm. We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit. It was spacious, clean, had high end furnishings,... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas I, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Marriott's Desert Springs Villas, Liz! We are pleased to hear your well-appointed villa was spacious and comfortable. We look forward to having you for another fun resort activity soon at Desert Springs Villas! More 

Orange County, CA
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We've stayed at the Villas II, Shadow Ridge and now Villas I. Villas I has the nicest accommodations. We had the 1 bedroom king with the 2 double bedroom attached. It was nice to have the privacy from the other room where our 11 year old's were staying. It might be a bit too removed to put younger kids in.... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas I, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Marriott's Desert Springs Villas! We are happy to hear your well-appointed villa was spacious enough for your whole family. We hope to see you poolside again soon in Palm Desert! More 

Colorado
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110 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

At first appearance, this would be a four or five star property. But we had a couple of issues that resulted in a lesser rating. We are not time share owners, but were staying a couple of nights in just a "room". The room is well appointed and comfy, but a bit smaller than what you are probably used to.... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas I, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Marriott’s Desert Springs Villas. We apologize for the issues you ran into regarding housekeeping and maintenance noise during your stay at the resort. We appreciate your feedback and will pass it along to the resort management team for future improvements in training. We look forward to making your next trip relaxing at Desert Springs... More 

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