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Desert Palms Alice Springs

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had 2 nights here and it was a welcome relief from camping. The accommodation was comfortable and gave us a chance to wash and repack before resuming our camping tour. It was a comfortable walk to the town centre and easy access to golf club for dinner. The receptionist was so accomodating with requests for change for laundry &... More 

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

Thank you Colleen for your review. It was a pleasure to read you enjoyed your stay with us and especially the receptionist was so accommodating. Yes the winter is a bit chilly for swimming but the pool is great in the hot summer months with 40oC days. Kind regards More 

Alice Springs, Australia
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22 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were friendly and nothing was too much bother. They knew where to go for the best food, tours, shopping. They actually knew their local area. The rooms were clean and tidy, with everything you could need in them. The grounds were beautiful, neat, tidy and so pretty with stunning birdlife. The pool looked so clean, large and was... More 

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

Many thanks for your review. It was a pleasure to read you enjoyed your stay with us and found the staff so friendly and our facilities clean and tidy. Hopefully we will see you back some day and I will pass on your review and thank everyone. Kind regards Angie More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On booking for two nights we requested a quiet room at the rear of the property as a previous TA reviewer had suggested. Well we duly received a room at the rear of the property- problem was it was far from quiet. We ended up with two huge tour buses parked directly opposite our front balcony with drivers who had... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I have spoken to management and they said "Yes they had read your review" They were surprised to read you found the receptionist was disinterested as I must say all our reception staff are normally very helpful and cheerful. They are sure though that if you could of been moved they certainly would have but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous resort very comfortable lodgings all fully self contained beautiful grounds with palm trees galore and a wonderful swimming pool we used the laundry facilities which were great as we were on an extended road trip, we stayed twice here on our way up to the Kimberley then on our way back to hike the Larapinta trail these guys have... More 

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

Hi and many thanks for your great review. It was a pleasure to read and also although your adventures had some brake downs (which I are sure added to the adventure) we were able to make you stay more enjoyable when you finally arrived. Safe travels and maybe we will see you back someday. Cheers More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located across the Todd away from the town centre, Desert Palms is in a quiet location yet still close enough to walk to the centre or a quick drive to get supplies. The room was not spacious but sufficient for the three adults in our group. Its location very close to a number of nice eating places was very handy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

After a long days drive and after being told by several other motels there was no vacancy this place finally had a room and we couldn't wait for a nice hot shower in an unusually cold alice springs. The manager was a lovely girl and we are very greatful for the deal she gave us for the room thank you... More 

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

Thanks for your review, glad you found us a welcome rest. I will let Bridgette know that you found her lovely she will be happy. Regards Angie More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This was a nice stopping place to base our travels around Alice Springs. So nice in fact that we stayed twice. Once when we first arrived, and once again as we were heading home a couple of weeks later. We had a Triple Villa. Queen bed and 2 singles. Free WiFi. Kitchenette including small twin hotplates. TV. Air-conditioning. On-site kiosk.... More 

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

HaHa never been compared to a town before. But thanks for the lovely review it was great to read you enjoyed your stay, I will pass on to the staff. Maybe we will see you back for a 3rd and 4th time. Kind regards Angie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

After crossing the Simpson Desert and camping in the West Macs this place was like an oasis. The beds are very comfortable and the rooms are very clean. Kitchen was handy for breakfast. The hotel is situated along the Todd River and close enough to the main street as well as the walking tracks along the river. We walked in... More 

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South Australia, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We had a villa at the front of resort which had been recently renovated. Very quiet, clean and friendly staff. Would stay here again. There were lots of palm trees which added a nice welcoming touch. Certainly felt safe staying here.

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

Thank you Sharonlee for the review. I are glad you enjoyed your stay and will pass on to the staff. Regards Angie More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Individual cabins are clean and establishment is well maintained. Recommended for non van travellers. Does not have on site restaurant but excellent meals are available at nearby Golf Club (2-3 min walk). WiFi is ordinary if it works at all!

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

Thank you Leigh for your review. I are glad you found our property clean we do try hard. I also wanted to let you know re the WiFi, yes it can be an ongoing problem when we are very heavily booked and everyone is using the internet at the same time. But the NBN is being installed in the very... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An oasis in the outback, the Desert Palms is a 3.5 star outback property offering individual studio villa accommodation, set around a crystal clear free-form pool with island, waterfall and surrounded by tropical gardens. All villas are air-conditioned and include bougainvillea-covered verandahs, private en suites and kitchenette facilities. The hotel offers outstanding value for the visitor wanting comfort at an affordable price. We're located in the main accommodation centre of Alice Springs on the banks of the Todd River, close to town, Lasseters Casino - Alice Springs entertainment hot spot, the Convention Centre and the Alice Springs Golf Club is our backyard. Some of the best restaurants in Alice Springs are within meters of the Desert Palms. These include the Golf Course Club House, Hanumans (Indian/Thai) and Balloons Bistro at the Double Tree by Hilton and four restaurants at Lasseters Casino including the Juicy Rump. We offer a small kiosk/shop on-site where food items and liquor can be purchased, a guest laundry, BBQ area, secure gated off street parking directly outside each villa and FREE Wifi. Desert Palms offers a calm, peaceful environment, which creates a sense of relief for the weary traveller. After a hectic day of travelling by road or air take pleasure in watching the world go by on the privacy of your own private balcony surrounded by palm trees while watching the spectacular sunsets over the MacDonald Ranges. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Desert Palms Alice Springs

Address: Desert Palms Resort 74 Barrett Dr | PO Box 3196, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Alice Springs
Price Range: $90 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Desert Palms Alice Springs 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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