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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely five day visit to Palm Desert. The property is fabulous.... large with many pools - good for adults and children alike. Lots of fun. The units were very spacious and incredibly well equipped - like all Embarc / Club Intrawest properties.

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Thank Emma W
ClubIntrawest, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Hello Emma, On behalf of the staff team at Palm Desert, thank you for your review. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, and the amenities of your Embarc location here in Palm Desert. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Amy Kolk General Manager More 

Vancouver, Canada
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26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first of many visit to come. As members we are pleased at the overall condition and friendliness of the staff. I love the attention to detail and how attentive the staff have been during our stay. Great grocery store right next door and Starbucks inside. Desert Willow golf course 2min away. Fantastic course with all the latest in golf... More 

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Thank Darryl F
ClubIntrawest, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Hello Darryl, On behalf of the staff team at Embarc Palm Desert, thank you for taking the time to share your experience here for the Trip Advisor community. Our Members and Team Members truly appreciate your insight and the excellent condition of vacation homes and friendliness of the team you have come to expect. We will see you next time.... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

We have stayed in many resorts in Palm Desert and Embarc has a lot going for it. Rich southwest colors make up the decor, large master bedroom with claw foot tub a unique indoor+outdoor shower. Beautiful private deck in our second floor apartment including a fireplace - we had one of the larger second-floor units - one bedroom with pullout... More 

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ClubIntrawest, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Hello VC, On behalf of the staff team at Embarc Palm Desert, thank you very much for your review for the Trip Advisor community. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your trip. We are in the process of adding full gas ranges/stoves to our Vacation Homes. We do hope you were able to enjoy the gas grills surrounding the... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to Club Intrawest now Embarc for the past 14 years. They have seen my daughter growing and always welcome us like we are family. They are quick to resolve any issues, and always with a smile. Interesting note, how many places (Resorts) do you see the manager walking around, many times a day, ensuring people are... More 

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ClubIntrawest, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Sylvain. I am thrilled to hear the team gave you and your family a warm welcome - it is very rewarding for my team and I to get to know our Members and always fun to see children grow into young adults before our very eyes. It is heartwarming to know that we have been... More 

Orange County, California
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108 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Peaceful and beautiful experience. Nice place to relax and enjoy the joy... Life in the Jacuzzi with champagne and strawberries with chocolate. Oh yeah.....great accommodations and classy place. A great romantic weekend

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ClubIntrawest, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Thank you for your review George. We are happy you enjoyed a romantic weekend here in the desert and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, James Winchester, Club Manager & Regional Director, USA More 

Agoura Hills, California
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24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We have been here before and it hasn't changed . Beautiful location nice area and comfortable stay. Feel bad for the employees beacuse owenership has changes 3 times this month . Nice resort BUT some minor tune ups would help. I think it's about time we update the Tvs, I don't think the beds - mattress has been changed in... More 

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Thank handsuplastyle
ClubIntrawest, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad to see you found the resort comfortable and beautiful. You will be happy to hear that we have begun a 4-year project to update the Vacation Homes, including - among other things - TVs and mattresses. I'm sorry the wooden blinds did not adequately block out the morning sun - in future, feel free... More 

Olympia, Washington
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54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

From the moment we stepped into our wonderful 1 bedroom, we were in heaven. The outside shower was a super fun touch, and building 19 is close to the adults-only pool. This condo had everything you will need - the most fully stocked kitchen we've seen on travel, a full-size refrigerator, clawfoot bathtub, and outside patio with a gas fireplace.... More 

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Thank BeachBabe8662
ClubIntrawest, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review. We are happy to see you enjoyed your private oasis and that you found the Vacation Home well-supplied with everything you needed. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, James Winchester, Club Manager & Regional Director, USA More 

Valley Center, California
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83 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Always the most relaxing time for us. Peaceful and beautiful. The pools are wonderful and we always take advantage of the jacuzzi! We've been coming here for over 15 years now. Buy a timeshare and enjoy all the benefits!

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Thank pdorschel
ClubIntrawest, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we look forward to welcoming you back to your happy place for the next 15 years! Sincerely, James Winchester, Club Manager & Regional Director, USA More 

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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Great time love the resort loved the pools and the movie theater and also the bed where very comfy and the games room was great and the shower was nice once u found the way to make the water warm fire place was nice

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Thank Jeff B
ClubIntrawest, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Jeff. I am pleased to see you enjoyed your visit and all of the amenities available to you. I am also glad you were able to figure out the child safety lock on the shower faucets - it took me a bit to puzzle it out the first time too! We look forward to welcoming... More 

San Luis Obispo, California
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166 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on short notice as they are leaving the Hilton portfolio and wanted one last stay. Condo was nice, on second floor one bedroom. Not as nice as 2 bedroom villas but we used it as a base for our travels. Kitchen was adequate for our use. No complaints as we knew what to expect. Best part was... More 

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Thank CentralCoastDiverSLO
ClubIntrawest, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind review. I am glad the team was able to suggest some nice trails and that the Club served as a good base for exploring the area. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Club again. Sincerely, James Winchester, Club Manager & Regional Director, USA More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Embarc Palm Desert

Address: 1 Willow Rdg, Palm Desert, CA 92260-0619 (Formerly Club Intrawest - Palm Desert)
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Desert
Price Range: $119 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Embarc Palm Desert 4.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
Club Intrawest - Palm Desert Hotel Palm Desert
Hotel Intrawest Palm Desert
Intrawest Palm Desert
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Palm Desert
#5 Family Hotel in Palm Desert
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