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Perris, California
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Very nice and comfortable villas. Pools were a little crowded, but t was the Labor Day weekend. They had a shortage of pool towels most of the weekend, and the pool bathrooms were always dirty and some without toilet paper. But, other than that, a great family spot. We have stayed here before this last trip and had a great...

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Mission Viejo, CA
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We recently stayed in a 2 bedroom suite. Amenities very nice. Spacious room with kitchen was nice but a little dated. We were directly across from pool which was convenient with small kids. Kids loved the pool and water park/slide. We tried to use the activity center for some games but it had closed early the night we went. But...

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Beaconsfield, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We visited the Shadow Ridge Resort as an extension to our trip. The accommodations were clean & comfortable. It was our second trip there (the first having been a very short stay several years ago). The amenities are very good and the area where we were was very peaceful & quiet. We are planning to return there for another visit...

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Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 28 August 2013

We've been coming to the Palm Desert area every summer for 7 years now. This was our first time staying at a Marriott in the area. We had previously stayed at either of the two Westins, but decided to give this a shot. Villa: We loved the room. We had a 2 bedroom/2bath villa. In the past, we've stayed in...

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White Rock, Canada
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Simply put this is a beautiful resort with friendly staff and outstanding service. The suites are large, nicely furnished and well equipped. The views of the golf course from the balcony are pleasant. There are a significant number of pools. The children's pool has all the "bells and whistles" to keep them entertained. There are also adult pool if you...

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Catheys Valley, California
Reviewed 26 August 2013

This is the first time that I have been to Palm Desert in August and was not sure what to expect. The grounds were well groomed with beautiful landscaping. This is a very nice resort with great views from the balcony. The table on the balcony was very small making it impractical to enjoy dinner or drinks with four adults....

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Reviewed 24 August 2013

What a fantastic week we have had. The apartment was superbly furnished. Great space and facilities. The kids loved the fact that they were in a connecting room for our 2 bed apartment. the bed was so comfortable as well. We found customer service to be excellent throughout. The choice of pools was great, the main family pools in the...

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Southern California
Reviewed 23 August 2013

This resort does meet the expectation that I have for Marriott. Nice and clean ground, covered car port, polite staff, great golf view from the balcony, spacious room, comfortable bed, and many pools. It is a nice place even though in the hot August with 110 degree temperature. However, there are a few things that I think can be improved:...

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Torrance, California
Reviewed 22 August 2013

We've never stayed at a "resort" before, always at hotels or rental homes. In fact, the last time we stayed in the Palm Springs area 3 years ago was at a Travelodge. We couldn't believe how amazing the resort was! We are a family of 5, two adults, and three boys 10, 7, and 2. This was definitely the place...

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Regina, Canada
Reviewed 16 August 2013

My wife and I were on our way to Disneyland and stopped here for two nights with our 6 year old. As we drove onto the property we had great expectations as the entrance and the main buildings are nothing less than spectacular. Service at the front desk was great and the service at the restaurant at dinner was unbelievable...

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Thank you for taking the time to share feedback regarding your stay. We apoloigze for the issues you experienced wih your villa and have addressed your comments with the resort management team. We appreciate your feedback and givng us the opportunity to take corrective action to ensure similar incidents don't occur in the future.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre 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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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: $167 - $599 (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: 427
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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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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Palm Desert
#7 Romantic Hotel in Palm Desert
#8 Family Hotel in Palm Desert
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