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Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages

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Reviewed 10 August 2013

Marriott never disappoints. We just got back from a stay at the Shadow Ridge and it was amazing. After reading a few of the reviews on here, I was a bit skeptical but being that it is a Marriott resort, I booked it anyways. The resort was amazing and absolutely beautiful!!!! I've traveled all over the world and this was...

Thank travel4girls
Fullerton, California
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Kids: 12 y/o boy and 7 y/o Girl Nights: 3 Building: 2800 (2nd Floor & Corner room) <Good> 1, Easy check in and booked a package deal on-line (Marriott.com) and received $ 25 resort credit per night 2. Lots of activities (free movies, kids activities and etc). 3. Restaurants and shopping centers near by (Costco, Walmart, Bristol Farm...) 4. Kitchen...

1Thank Brian k
San Francisco
Reviewed 6 August 2013

I recently stayed at the Marriott Shadow Ridge Resort in July for one night. This is one of Marriott's Timeshare properties. I was passing through on my way home from Sedona, Arizona and was able to get an $89 rate for their guest room. I have stayed on the property before and is always so much more economical in the...

Thank willis2005
Reviewed 25 July 2013 via mobile

Arrived on a Wednesday to a beautiful resort but it had very very crowded pools.Although,my kids loved the waterslide. Room was nice, bed was comfy.I had a king with a sofa bed. Room had small refrig, micro, toaster and a few pieces of glassware and dishes.2-3 minutes drive to many fast food choices and shopping.Had an incident happen that I...

Thank Baseballmom909
Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 22 July 2013

We are not timeshare owners but we love to rent timeshare units in the desert for our family to spread out. We were there a busy Memorial Day weekend. They handled the crowds great! Tons of family activities - my daughter did a craft every hour at the kids club. We relaxed at the adult pool and were brought drinks...

Thank PinkyLee123
Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Just had week stay - great property with full of interesting people Room was very standard Marriott vacation club, roomy, comfy... However people there is make this place worst Marriott vacation club Staff are rude -especially in kids club, no nice smile in anywhere -I understand it was 4th July and was busy but make guest feel comfortable was there...

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

We are very disappointed to read your review. This is not at all typical of the guest experience at our resort and we would appreciate an opportunity to personally respond to your concerns. Please contact us at customer.care@vacationclub.com or at 800 860 9384. We look forward to hearing from you.

Rockwall, Texas
Reviewed 7 July 2013

This should be a four star property, but sadly whoever is running the place is doing a poor job. Given the low summertime rates it's no wonder so many low life's decide to make this their summer getaway. I can live with the Call of Duty Black Ops t-shirts, the lifted trucks, bad tattoos and unruly off-spring. I draw the...

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

We are sorry to hear that you did not have a positive experience at Marriott's Shadow Ridge. This is not typical of the guest experience at our resort and we would appreciate an opportunity to personally address your concerns. Please contact us at customer.care@vacationclub.com or at 800 860 9384. We look forward to hearing from you.

Redmond, Washington
Reviewed 6 July 2013

We had stayed here serveral times in the past and have always enjoyed it. This time, it appeared to be fully sold out as there was no where to sit by the pools, and the noise level was very high. We also had a problem with the people above us. It sounded like they were running in circles and jumping...

1Thank cathymccreary
San Marcos, California
Reviewed 28 June 2013

I stayed at the Shadow Ridge with my 8 and 10 year old children. Starting with the room I stayed in a studio with a king and a fold out mattress. For the 3 of us this was plenty of room. The room was clean and updated nicely. There was a small kitchenette (mini fridge, microwave, toaster, flatware, plates, bowls)...

1Thank Randy817
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 June 2013

I stayed here with a group of 3 friends for Coachella Music Festival. After a long flight from London and a drive from LA, we checked in around 9pm. The staff were friendly and it didn't take us long before we were in our lovely apartment. We had a one bed apartment between 4, so two shared the soft bed...

1Thank ic060

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Business Centre 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)
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Desert
Price Range: $185 - $524 (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
Marriotts Hotel Shadow Ridge
Marriott Palm Desert
Marriott Shadow Ridge
Marriotts Shadow Ridge
Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages Palm Desert, California Desert
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