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Marriott's Shadow Ridge Golf Club

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Address: 9002 Shadow Ridge Rd, Palm Desert, CA 92211-2057
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+1 760-674-2700
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Located in the Coachella Valley, Shadow Ridge Golf Club enjoys over 350...

Located in the Coachella Valley, Shadow Ridge Golf Club enjoys over 350 days of sunshine and blue skies every year. This beautiful and peaceful valley is often referred to as the "golf capital of the world" because of its ideal playing conditions and abundance of courses.

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Marriott quality never disappoints

We stay at Mariotts when we can; staff are well trained and accommodating; places are clean and modern. Shadow Ridge does not disappoint. We had a ground floor unit (disability... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
Orange County
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Orange County
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

We stay at Mariotts when we can; staff are well trained and accommodating; places are clean and modern. Shadow Ridge does not disappoint. We had a ground floor unit (disability access) and really liked begin able to sit outside and watch the golfers. This is a great place for morning walkers like myself- you can get in three miles on... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Three grandparents and two grandchildren shared a 2 bedroom, 2 bath timeshare suite at Shadow Ridge. The accommodation was well provisioned, immaculate, attractive and roomy. The several pools, and especially the waterslide, were dynamite for the kids - ages 6 & 10. There was a magic show (complimentary) that appealed to everyone, ages 3-83. The game center offered entertainment for... More 

Thank RenaM65
Portland, Oregon
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57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We booked on GolfNow, didn't realize this was a Par 3 course. It was raining really hard, they didn't offer a refund and had to check for flooding before we could start. No towels, cart got soaking wet so we quit after 11. Nice to play, great short game practice on challenging greens and very pretty. Would spend our green... More 

Thank 2Pets2Travel
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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100 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I loved this resort. It catered to all groups and the rooms are massive and very well appointed. We had a two bedroom suite which had a full kitchen, two bathrooms, full laundry and a large deck with additional dining area. There are multiple pools, golf courses and cafes, restaurants etc. the resort is gated and accessed by your room... More 

Thank KiwiBrendon
Oxnard, California
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162 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Played here 3 times during our stay. The course is challenging, but fair. It's in great shape and the greens are lovely. Certainly a shame that a lot of golfers don't repair their divots holes on either the greens or fairways, or even rake the bunkers - must be a frustration for the greenskeepers! The green fees are expensive, so... More 

Thank Anna B
Farnham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We played and were throughly entertained by the Shadow Ridge golf course today and found it in immaculate condition. Faldo has created big comfortable fairways in which to hit your drive but the real challenge comes with the greens which are undulating and fast and protected by heaps of bunkers. Your short game has to be on song to score... More 

Thank Tigertim53
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123 reviews
50 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Great place !! stayed in a two bedroom condo .great golf course loved the service great lunch at the bar

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Olney, Maryland
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50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Played here at 8:30. Stayed at the resort so very convenient. Round took 4-1/4 hours. Course in great shape on fairways but some bare areas if you can't keep it on the fairway. Views are very nice. Greens were a bit more difficult than I'm used to and often were surrounded by bunkers (which were not in great shape). You'd... More 

Thank hollanderc
Huntington Beach, California
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610 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

It is August. It is over 110 degrees. No one tees up a golf ball after 10:00 and most want to be off the course by then. You would think courses would bend over backwards for the few brave souls who want to brave the heat. Not at Marriott's Shadow Ridge. My partner and I call about an expired UnderPar... More 

Thank KenVicLee
Woodland Park, Colorado, United States
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a lovely resort! It is well maintained and the grounds are very beautiful with flowers and flowering shrubs. There are about 4 different pools all well cared for.There is lots of activities for the kids/teens (game room, movie theater, crafts) The staff were very nice, but young and some are little inexperienced. I called the front desk because... More 

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