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    Embarc Palm Desert

    1 Willow Rdg, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-0619
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    Overview
    • Excellent67%
    • Very good26%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “club intrawest” (69 reviews)
    “outdoor shower” (24 reviews)
    “adult pool” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Spa
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    Golf Course
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    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 247 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    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

    Thank Rick M
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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 2 weeks ago

    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 4 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

    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 5 weeks ago

    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 3 weeks ago

    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

    Reviewed 10 November 2017

    This is a golf course resort and ironically we did not play golf. The suites have a great layout with lots of space. As a golf resort, the location is obviously not in the middle of town. So you really need a car to get...More

    Thank Robert D
    Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hello Robert D, Thank you very much for your review. I am happy to hear you had a great vacation. We will see you next time. Kind Regards, Amy Kolk.

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    • Room types
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Also Known As
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    • Embarc Palm Desert California Desert
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    lindziloo2017
    18 April 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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    15 September 2016|
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    Response from Sugarfoodie | Reviewed this property |
    I dont know, I apologize for the delay
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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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    "The terrace one bedrooms have an outdoor shower and are on the pool side of the buildings"
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    "If you can climb stairs stay in the terrace room with the outdoor shower."
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    "Ask for a room near the adult pool if you don't want to be with children"
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