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Reviewed 5 February 2017

I am a current Club Intrawest member (now Embarq) and was afraid that Embarq may not maintain the quality. Everything here was fantastic, from the check in process (I think it was Vanessa----so friendly and helpful) to the outdoor space with an awesome fireplace to the well stocked kitchens with beautiful gas stove.. We were celebrating my friend finishing chemotherapy...

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EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Hello Carlen P, On behalf of the staff team at Embarc Palm Desert, thank you for letting us know you had such a wonderful stay, as always. Whether our name has changed, we will always provide the same great service and quality throughout the years you can come to expect from us. We look forward to seeing you soon. Kind...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I had a room near the secondary pool and it was heaven. Not many activities but the scenery is just stunning and the rooms are even more stunning. The staff was very helpful and I do not know about the new ownership, but the bracelets to access the doors and pools were so cool!!

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EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Hello Serena S, I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay so much. You are right, the scenery is stunning here. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Amy Kolk

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We are Embarc (former Club Intrawest) members and have been for more than a decade. The Palm Desert property is lovely and is convenient to all desert activities. The staff tries 100% and deserve kudos for going out of their way to help. They attempted to sign my wife and i up for a "refresher course on using timeshare points"...

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EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your detailed review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay, and will definitely look into the water issue. Water conservation, and all green initiatives are very important to Embarc. We look forward to seeing you soon. Kind Regards, Amy Kolk.

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We have been to this resort too many times to count! The staff is fantastic, always helpful and smiling. Our kids absolutely love the games room and I will admit, I did too. There is a small theatre that shows movies every night at 6 pm for the kids and 8 pm for the adults (you can request movies too)....

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EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm Desert, responded to this review

Dear DaynaR5, Thank you for your great review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed all of the lovely amenities which you can expect from an Embarc location. We look forward to seeing you back very soon. Kind Regards, Amy Kolk.

Aurora, Colorado
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We are new Hilton Grand Vacation members and booked this resort as our first HGV booking. The accommodations far exceeded our expectations! We had a lovely one bedroom unit on the second floor of building 18 and loved it!! The layout of the unit was great with a private outdoor patio and fireplace where we ate most of our meals....

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Dear Laurie, Thank you so much for your review on Trip Advisor to share with the community. We do hope to see you back soon. Amy.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 November 2016

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 26 October 2016

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Hesperia, California
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

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Placentia, CA
Reviewed 21 October 2016

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Embarc Palm Desert

Address: 1 Willow Rdg, Palm Desert, CA 92260-0619 (Formerly Club Intrawest - Palm Desert)
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Desert
Price Range: £94 - £351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Embarc Palm Desert 4.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
Club Intrawest - Palm Desert Hotel Palm Desert
Hotel Intrawest Palm Desert
Intrawest Palm Desert
Embarc Palm Desert California Desert
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Palm Desert
#5 Family Hotel in Palm Desert
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“great views with deck facing pools”
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“One bedrooms are on second level and two bedrooms are on ground level”
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“All bottom floor units have two bedrooms.”
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“There are no elevators so if that is an issue, be sure to ask for a ground floor unit.”
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“three bedroom units are awesome..”
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