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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent 2 days with no reservations. Found the best price on TripAdvisor. I was traveling with my daughter who plays high school tennis. She fit in perfectly with Kerwin the tennis director. He took GREAT care to give her private lessons and got her into his high school tennis program. The pool was great. Thanks Kerwin!!!

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La Quinta, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best and largest pools in the greater Palm Springs area. Love the history behind the resort as well. I like being there in off season when there aren't as many people. It is a lot of fun having a pool that size all to yourself. The staff is very helpful and kind. It is a great Staycation...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of things to do for all ages--golf, tennis,basketball court, playgrounds, several pools, wading pool, water features for children, movies and activity center. The grounds were beautiful. The suite had a kitchen that was nicely equipped. The beds were very comfortable and the bedding was luxurious. The staff was top notch! We went to a wine & to the beer...

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Newport Beach
Reviewed 26 February 2017

If you love tennis, this is your place. The pool is nice too. Best of all, this is a SUPER kid friendly place. And better yet, the staff is fantastic---some of the friendliest and happiest I've ever encountered. Sure, the buildings may be a little older, but the charm and "function" of the resort makes up for that.

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Management C, Owner at Shadow Mountain Resort and Club, responded to this review

We so appreciate your mention of our friendly staff, many have been with us for a couple decades, in fact. That it the greatest compliment! Families are welcome here, and there's plenty of room for all ages to swim, play tennis and just lounge. Hope you can make it back again soon.

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here a few days last month. It is a beautiful place to stay. The grounds are immaculate. The only thing they could improve on is the walking trails...they don't connect. The rooms are high quality and easy to access and the views from the balcony are amazing with the mountains in the west.

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Management C, Owner at Shadow Mountain Resort and Club, responded to this review

Thanks for the very nice compliments on our property. We hope you can make it back again soon!

Northampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We spent several days at this wonderful resort. A relative had arranged for us to stay in a one bedroom suite with full kitchen, dining room and large living room. It was great in every respect. This large resort with terrific tennis venues [including clay courts] was impeccably maintained by very cheerful and competent staff [ the whole lot: grounds...

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Management C, Owner at Shadow Mountain Resort and Club, responded to this review

You've given us a gold star and we so appreciate it! We are glad you enjoyed your visit at Shadow Mountain and sure hope to see you back again soon. Your kind comments and compliments mean a lot, thank you. The sun is shining in our little part of the desert:)

San Diego, California
Reviewed 23 January 2017

lovely grounds with a wonderful staff. easy access to el paseo shopping and the living desert museum. quiet, very large pool and views of the mountains. we had a studio and it was very large with complete kitchen and patio.

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Management C, Owner at Shadow Mountain Resort and Club, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind comments about staff. All condos include a fully appointed kitchen, studios, one, two and three-bedroom condos and villas. We are glad you enjoyed our close proximity to El Paseo, a nice short walk from the resort. We look forward to seeing you back again soon!

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is a 50s era small resort that has been remodeled / redecorated Pros: - Great value for the area which can be pricey in the winter - Excellent, very helpful staff - Bed had a good, firm mattress. - Rooms come with a kitchenette and while not fancy were clean and attractive Cons - Does not come with some...

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Management C, Owner at Shadow Mountain Resort and Club, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Shadow Mountain. The resort was built in 1946 and condos came years later, all individually owned. We are quite different, but many return year after year for our huge figure-8 pool and 16 tennis courts, and of course location. We appreciate you giving us a try and look forward to your return!

Kimberley, Canada
Reviewed 8 January 2017

My wife and I have been coming to Shadow Mountain Resort as a refuge from the Canadian winter for the past ten years.The accomadations are condo style and there is a good range of choices from studios ,two bedrooms and villas.There is a large figure eight pool with palm trees which is centrally located and is a popular hang out...

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Management C, Owner at Shadow Mountain Resort and Club, responded to this review

Thank you to our Canadian friend for such nice compliments on our resort. We appreciate you visiting us for over ten years now, and are pleased you find Shadow Mountain a refuge to play and relax. You may be interested to know we also offer discounts with reduced housekeeping service (not daily), which many of our visitors appreciate. We especially...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The office staff is very accommodating and friendly. The grounds are well kept, although using chainsaws at 7am is a bit too early for us. The pool is very large, but the pool deck is in need of maintenance. The hot tub (at the main pool) was well used during the cold December evenings. Our room 164 is dated and...

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Management C, Owner at Shadow Mountain Resort and Club, responded to this review

Your comments are well taken, thank you for complimenting staff and taking the time to let us know. We are hopeful next summer brings us a refreshed pool deck, stay tuned! And, we will pass along your suggestions for the condo as we address this to our homeowners often. We hope to see you back again soon.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming resort, breathtaking views, figure-eight swimming pool, home to the Desert Tennis Academy with lessons & clinics. Located in the heart of Palm Desert, California, the Resort is walking distance to the fabulous shops, restaurants and art galleries along the famed El Paseo Drive. Resort offers cafe & bar (breakfast and lunch), complimentary tennis on 16 tennis courts, pickleball, tennis pro-shop, four heated pools, five hot tubs, fitness room, massage service, saunas, poolside patio BBQ, volleyball, basketball, bicycle rentals, and more. ... more   less 

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Address: 45750 San Luis Rey Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4728
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Desert
Price Range: $133 - $652 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shadow Mountain Resort and Club 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Shadow Mountain Resort And Club Hotel Palm Desert
Shadow Mountain Hotel
Shadow Mountain Resort Palm Desert
Shadow Mountain Resort And Club Palm Desert, California Desert
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“We were right across the street from 2 pools and the activity center. The view from our patio was lovely--water and the golf course.”
tommaryh, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Bring your tennis racquets and goggles...this is an "active" resort!”
OCDoc, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Close to the tennis courts is very good.”
Q8135VOjohng, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for mountain view unless you love tennis then as for tennis court view!”
152claudiap, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for an updated room when booking”
funeral2016, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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