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Embarc Palm Desert

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

A great location to explore the desert area. Great shopping for groceries nearby at Ralphs. Facilities are comfortable, kitchen well equipped. Choice of pools. BBQ available. In all a very comfortable place to stay.

Thank Karin B
Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded January 13, 2018

Dear Karin, Thank you for sharing your experience, and we are thrilled to hear you had a wonderful stay. We will see you next time! Kind Regards, Amy Kolk General Manager

Reviewed December 12, 2017

The place can be full and you feel pretty much on your won. Great design. We are staying in a casita for the first time. Not quite as funky but large spaces and patios. Love the separate pools, under utilized tennis courts and great walk....More

1  Thank Rick M
Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded December 31, 2017

Dear Rick M, Thank you for sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor community. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the new Casitas, and our slice of heaven within the desert surroundings. See you next time! Amy.

Reviewed November 26, 2017

This was our fourth stay at the property. As Club Intrawest members for nearly 20 years we were a bit worried that the change in ownership may result in a decrease in quality and service. That was not the case at all. It is still...More

Thank Moni_in_Burnaby
Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded November 28, 2017

Dear Moni_in_Burnaby, Thank you very much for your review. I am thrilled to hear you haven't noticed any change to your Embarc experience. We are all of the same team members as before, as dedicated as ever, to ensuring continued top quality resorts and exceptional...More

Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Immaculate, boutique and in good repair as ever. Great location with 4 wonderful restaurants within a 2 block walk. Next to stunning golf course with reduced rates after 2:00. Pm. 4 :00 PM check in. No exception‼️Can use property, locker rooms, pool, theatre etc but...More

Thank Sandy R
Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded November 20, 2017

Hello Sandy R, Thank you for your review to share with the Trip Advisor Community. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed our little piece of desert paradise. We will certainly give you your vacation home early before the 4pm check in time, if we...More

Reviewed November 12, 2017

It is very difficult to book a vacation in Palm Desert. The choices for "us in California" are very limited especially at the popular time that we would like to travel. MY ADVICE is to schedule your vacation a year or two in advance -...More

Thank Diana H
Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded November 20, 2017

Dear Robert, Thank you for your feedback to share with the Trip Advisor Community. Yes, the peak times of the year are most demanded by our Members, so the availability is taken by other Members who reserve earlier up to 11 months in advance. That...More

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Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
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Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Heated pool
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Golf course
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
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$141 - $612 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Palm Desert
#1 Luxury Hotel in Palm Desert
#5 Family Hotel in Palm Desert
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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$141 - $612 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Palm Desert
#1 Luxury Hotel in Palm Desert
#5 Family Hotel in Palm Desert
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edalgorf
March 14, 2018|
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Response from rosedale71 | Reviewed this property |
Like most respondents here, I go to Palm Desert for golf, but I agree with the suggestions of: 1. taking the gondola up to the near-top of San Jacinto, and hike up there (although keep in mind that the temperature can be 40... More
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lindziloo2017
April 18, 2017|
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Response from Bargara H | Reviewed this property |
Not really around this location. It's an easy walk to golf course and to grocery store but that's it. Closer to downtown Palm Springs might get you more of what you seem to want.
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350maddieb
September 15, 2016|
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"we were at 25 at the bottom of the hill by the Adult pool it was excellent!"
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"For some reason, we were given the handicap rooms so I can't say."
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"I don't think there is a bad view!"
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"One bedroom terrace for couples. Casita for families. Odd numbered units are south facing for direct sun."
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