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Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was exactly what we expected and what we paid for. We had a two bedroom apartment for me, my wife and two older teens. The apartment was large, had two bathrooms and reasonable sized kitchen. It was clean, decorated nicely and modern. The kitchen had washer, dryer, fridge freezer, oven and hob. We requested a top floor apartment... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Customer Care Manager at Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, Jason. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Marriott's Shadow Ridge. Your feedback regarding music at the pool has been shared with our senior management. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is beautiful! Just stayed last week for 7 Days and Marriott did Not Disappoint! We had the 2 Bedroom Lockout which was beautiful, Spacious & Clean. Beds were comfy, even the sleeper couch in the living room was very comfortable. The full kitchen had everything you could need and there is a Costco and SuperWalmart less than 5... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Customer Care Manager at Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed a relaxing stay in our spacious villas. We hope to welcome you back again soon! More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

After staying at Marriott's Cypress Harbour in Orlando a number of times and always having such a great experience, I am disappointed to say a few things at Marriott's Shadow Ridge in Palm Desert slightly let me down. The front desk staff were not very helpful at all and could not answer what you would expect to be simple questions... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care Manager at Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages, responded to this review

Thank you for your Trip Advisor review, Connor. We are disappointed to hear that the front desk associates weren't friendly or helpful with general questions, and that you were not recognized for your special occasion. Your comments will be shared with the resort front office team. We hope you give us another opportunity to serve you. More 

Germantown, Maryland
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We vacation in many Marriott Vacation Club villas. Our second time to Shadow Ridge. It is becoming our favorite. Lots of activities for the entire family. Beautify resort with many upgrades in the villas.

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Ali B, Customer Care Manager at Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review of your return to Marriott's Shadow Ridge! We are so happy to hear we are becoming your family's favorite vacation home away from home! More 

Omaha
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Rooms are amazing with Full Kitchen, clean, Nice Showers and Tub. Property is great with lots to do. Pools, golf, workout and activities for the family. The thing is I was here for a short two day business trip and cant wait to come back and bring the family. Front desk where kind and quick and finally the rates where... More 

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Ali B, Customer Care Manager at Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages, responded to this review

We are excited to host your family's next stay at Marriott's Shadow Ridge. Thank you for taking the time to give us a five star review. More 

Santa Barbara, California
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27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in Aug 2014 so not sure if the rooms have been updated and I don't know what "enclave" we were in, I believe the first phase they opened with the larger more spacious rooms. Spent 3 nights here then 1 in the newer building(smaller more cramped rooms). So many activities and things to do here. We are... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care Manager at Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope we can welcome you back soon! More 

San Diego, California
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62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful timeshare resort geared towards adults and families alike. Definitely more families than just adults. The rooms are comfortable and modern. Room cleaning service comes with a fee though. Golf course and gym on site. Pools located throughout the property. The main pool has a water slide for the kids and kids at heart. Great activity center with plenty of... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care Manager at Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the pool facilities and comfortable villas. We hope to welcome you back soon! More 

San Diego, California
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203 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place just to get away with your significant other or your whole family or anywhere in between they have four great pools and a couple of cool bars that are really nice and they do have a restaurant on the property the staff here are all very friendly they always say hi when you pass by... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care Manager at Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages, responded to this review

We appreciate your great review, Joseph! We hope you will return to visit our friendly staff next year! More 

Los Angeles
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

We have been staying here, as a family, for the last three years and have thoroughly enjoyed it. The grounds are well maintained. Parking is always plentiful. The shuttle drivers are very kind. The check in and out process has never been a hassle or a long wait. There are activities for the kids planned regularly and even stuff for... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care Manager at Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages, responded to this review

We appreciate your thumbs-up review. We're happy to hear that you were able to take part in the resort activities for both adults and children, and that you especially enjoyed the beach area and covered splash pad for the children. Thank you for returning each year and we look forward to providing more memories with your family! More 

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58 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a week in the hot summer but it was still great! I love their splash pad and baby pool for the little ones. The pools were crowded but it was a great time with family and friends. I like the class offerings and the activity center. We never drove up to the lobby besides to check-in... More 

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Ali B, Customer Care Manager at Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear your villa was the perfect size for your family and your family enjoyed the splash pad. Thank you for your review and we look forward to your return to Marriott’s Shadow Ridge. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Southern California's magnificent mountain ranges serve as the breathtaking backdrop for Marriott's Shadow Ridge. Spacious villas overlook rolling fairways and sparkling lakes weaving throughout the landscape. Beautiful master suites feature a king bed and oversized soaking tub while the spacious living and dining areas, and fully kitchen offer convenience and comfort. Swing by the Faldo Golf Institute by Marriott and try your luck on the championship course. Then relax at Nick Faldo's Bar & Grill. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages

Address: 9003 Shadow Ridge Rd, Palm Desert, CA 92211-2057 (Formerly Marriott's Shadow Ridge)
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Desert
Price Range: $123 - $521 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 848
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Also Known As:
Marriott`s Shadow Ridge Hotel Palm Desert
Marriotts Palm Desert
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Marriott Palm Desert
Marriott Shadow Ridge
Marriotts Shadow Ridge
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Palm Desert
#7 Romantic Hotel in Palm Desert
#8 Family Hotel in Palm Desert
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