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Embarc Palm Desert

255 reviews
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“club intrawest”(70 reviews)
“outdoor shower”(24 reviews)
“adult pool”(18 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Fitness centre
4.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Embarc Palm Desert is absolutley exceptional. I can not say enough good things about it. Location, staff, amenities, impeccable grounds, availability of adults-only pools/hot tubs. It has everything you could want in your vacation home.

Thank Cathy M
Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded 3 days ago

Dear Cathy, Thank you very much for sharing your experience. We are thrilled to hear you loved all of the special and unique aspects about our resort. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Amy Kolk.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had flown to LA on business but arrived several days early to play. After a couple days we were ready for a break and drove out to the Palm Springs area. I booked one night (the day before) through Expedia. There...More

1  Thank EmilyandJason
Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded 3 days ago

Dear Emily and Jason. Thank you very much for sharing your great experience with other Trip Advisor readers. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience very much. My sincere apologies for your smoke detector beeping in the night. We will also change out...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great location to explore the desert area. Great shopping for groceries nearby at Ralphs. Facilities are comfortable, kitchen well equipped. Choice of pools. BBQ available. In all a very comfortable place to stay.

Thank Karin B
Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded 1 week ago

Dear Karin, Thank you for sharing your experience, and we are thrilled to hear you had a wonderful stay. We will see you next time! Kind Regards, Amy Kolk General Manager

Reviewed 12 December 2017

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

1  Thank Rick M
Response from EmbarcUWE, General Manager at Embarc Palm DesertResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Rick M, Thank you for sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor community. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the new Casitas, and our slice of heaven within the desert surroundings. See you next time! Amy.

Reviewed 26 November 2017

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 28 November 2017

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

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Golf Course
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Price range
US$ 213 - US$ 532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Palm Desert
#5 Family Hotel in Palm Desert
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$ 213 - US$ 532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Palm Desert
#5 Family Hotel in Palm Desert
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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.
16 September 2016|
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Response from Sugarfoodie | Reviewed this property |
I dont know, I apologize for the delay
Room Tips
"I don't think there is a bad view!"
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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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