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Residence Inn Palm Desert
Ranked #13 of 23 Hotels in Palm Desert
Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

Stay was for five nights. Three Golfers in a two BR suite. Rollaway was fine. Usual Residence Inn service. Nice breakfast area. Very small workout room but in this area you should be outside in February! Easy drive to courses in the LaQuinta area.

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Reviewed February 18, 2013

Stayed for 17 nights while enjoying the sun and sights of the Coachella Valley. Nice rooms and decent kitchen facilities. They serve a good full breakfast and 3 nights a week (M-W) they serve free food, beer and wine. Not bad at all. We had a couple of minor problems in our room and the front desk had a service person there within minutes in both cases to solve the problem. We had 2 rooms in Unit 1 (wife & I in one, father-in-law in the other), both south facing and overlooking the golf course. Nice view, highly recommend. Bed and pillows were great. There is also a nice sized pool, 3 hot tubs, fitness room and laundry facility. People working there were very friendly. The hotel is located in the northern part of Palm Desert not far from the Interstate but it is a nice clean safe area. Restaurants and shopping are a few miles away but driving around there is easy. My only complaint would be that our housekeeper (who we had all the way through and tipped every time) didn't do a great job of cleaning the floors. She did minimal vacuuming and no mopping of the floors. We left a note about that on the comment card.

Room Tip: Suggest a room on the second floor facing the golf course, otherwise are facing into the central gou...
  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 16, 2013

The place seems a bit tired but I was not disappointed. It is clean, quiet and very well staffed. I tried to book more dates but it is sold out! Bummer...
The breakfast is quite nice with various options to be healthy or not. I enjoyed every single day of our 8 nights at this hotel.
The fitness center is small but with more updated equipment. Very nice!!

Room Tip: Avoid the front side of Building 1. It may be a bit loud from the car traffic,
  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed February 15, 2013

They allowed for an impromptu early check in around noon which was helpful. The room itself was great. The bed was very comfortable and the couch was too. The kitchenette serves it's purpose nicely and the fridge wasn't noisy. The swivel flat screen TV (viewable from anywhere in the room) was a nice design touch too.
The staff was knowledgeable about the area and provided good restaurant tips. The free breakfast didn't hurt either. It's a little farther away from my work destinations but I will definitely go back. The view of mountains was spectacular (it had snowed the night before).

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed February 13, 2013

We stayed at the Residence Inn for a few weeks,and did enjoy the stay.The rooms are spacious we had a studio type kitchen equipped.The bed was comfy and rooms were clean.We had a second floor overlooking the golf course and the mountains ,very nice!we enjoyed watching the little bunnies,and the roadrunners.it is true that the furniture is miss matched,headboard and night tables light colored,the table and chairs and Tv stand dark.no dresser or shelves for clothes,.There was an office chair,but not a desk??However the breakfast every morning was a good start to the day with ample food and variety.we also enjoyed the happy hour,and food served 3 nights per week.the .There was a nice patio with comfortable seating,and firepit in the evenings.I think the check in staff was helpful with any questions we had..and also the breakfast and happy hour staff..It was good value for our money.I might add there is no elevators,if staying on second floor,you have to carry your luggage up the stairs.

Room Tip: We had a lot of traffic noise in building one ,when we sat on our second story balcony...building on...
  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 8, 2013

We spent two nights in Building 1 with easy access to the lobby and pool. We found the room spacious, comfortable and quiet. The breakfast was hearty which was perfect for a day of golf, shopping or touring the area. After dinner drinks around the fire pit on the patio outside the lobby made for a perfect way to end the way. Nice stay overall.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed February 6, 2013

We stay here when we're in Palm Desert. Good location with easy freeway access. The property feels resort like with all the extra amenties; pool, spa, basketball court, tennis courts, putting green and onsite laundry facilities. The rooms are spacious with full kitchenette, balcony and separate seating and dinning area. The bed and linen were comfortable. The AM breakfast offerings are great; cereals, oatmeal, yogurt, breads, waffles, eggs and breakfast meats, plus fruit, juice, coffee and tea. On certain days there is a manager's greeting where lite complemenary refreshments are served with beer and wine. This property is almost a destination in it self. Every thing you might need is in the immediate area; coffee shop, gas station, store or restaurants.

Siince finding this property it is the only place we stay when were in the Palm Desert area and now a couple of friends have make this their regular stop over on their way to Arizona.

We highly recommend this property. It's also great if you're traveling with kids or pets.

Room Tip: Recommend room in building 6, it's near the pool/spa and dinning area. Keep an eye out for the c...
  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 38305 Cook St, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92211-1794
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Palm Desert
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Palm Desert
#10 Family Hotel in Palm Desert
Price Range: $97 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Palm Desert 3*
Number of rooms: 130
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With 350 sunny days a year, guests at our Palm Desert hotel enjoy stunning views of the Santa Rosa Mountains and outdoor activities like golf (over 30 courses) or tennis (over 150 courts) all year long. Shop at over 1,050 retail establishments, venture to several premiere casinos, or take the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway up to Mt. San Jacinto. Our property specializes in extended stays, so you can expect finding home comforts, including a fully equipped kitchen, spas, complimentary buffet breakfast and evening social receptions. Leave your grocery list at the front desk and come back to a fully stocked kitchen at night at our suites in Palm Desert, California. ... more   less 
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