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Alice Springs, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very pleasant and enjoyable stay on two occasions, with staff helpful at all times. Room was clean, neat and tidy, together with the laundry block a very short walk from the room. Very relaxed pool surroundings with nice easy laid back chairs. With the golf course at the back of the complex, it does also make for an enjoyable... More 

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3 Thank Gavin2222
Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Alice Springs, responded to this review

Thanks Gavin for your great review. I have past on to the staff and thank them for the clean rooms and being so helpful. Hopefully we will see you back again someday. Best regards Angie More 

Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the cabin style accommodation. The reception staff were very friendly. Good shower, fridge and tv. Free wifi. The pool was nice though a tad chilly. A little bit of a walk into town however there are good dinner options nearby. Would recommend!

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2 Thank fi0najayne
Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Alice Springs, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to read you enjoyed your stay and would recommend us. Kind regards Angie More 

British Columbia, Canada
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70 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good motel. Stayed before and after camping in the region. Everything you need - kitchen - TV - internet reasonable speed - quiet - clean - comfortable - close to the city centre - helpful staff - reasonable cost compared to alternatives - did not use pool.

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2 Thank surferdude083
Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Alice Springs, responded to this review

Many thanks for your nice review. I will pass on to the staff and especially that they were helpful. We do try hard to help our guests. Kind regards Angie More 

Geelong, Australia
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56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a place to stay in the Alice. Everything at your finger tips. Pool, Laundry, front porch on your unit and a taste of luxury on a budget. This is my second stay at the Desert Palms and it won't be my last. My American friends were very impressed with the stay. Thank you for your clean and comfortable place... More 

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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there on business in October, 2016 with a team of 15. - Rooms were serviced daily. - Kitchenette was not very roomy, BUT it forced our team outdoors - which was perfect. - The BBQ Area is great communal space with tables/chairs groups can setup/pack-down. Campfire setting INSIDE the BBQ area. Groups could share space and keep to... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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129 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

-'s This accomodation was basic. We were greeted upon unlocking our room with a strong, floral odour. The bed spread had greasy marks & stains & was not changed during our stay. We weren't sure that the sheets were fresh, being very crushed & not really white. Towels were old & fairly thin. Noisy neighbours for two evenings in the... More 

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Yulara, Australia
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61 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great value for money. The rooms are well appointed. Perfect for a young couple/couples with very young children. Booked a double which comes with a queen bed and a single bed with a small kitchenette and ensuite bathroom. Cleanliness was high.

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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stayed here for a week. Clean and tidy rooms. with individual cabins with cooking facilities.They are spacious enough. Pool was excellent, great place to unwind after a hot day out. The Staff friendly and helpful.There were places to cook up your own BBQ.There also was an under cover fire pit but as it was to hot end of Nov... More 

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3 Thank Leah S
Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Alice Springs, responded to this review

Many thanks Leah for your review. It was great to read you enjoyed your stay and the staff were friendly. I will pass your comments on to them. Kind regards Angie More 

New South Wales, Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I stayed for two nights when booked for a 3 day tour with AAT Kings. I couldn't stop to appreciate the resort itself as I was always racing out for a tour at 5 am, but I would have liked to laze around the pool for a while. The room was very large and clean with everything you need, and... More 

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3 Thank 77lotusflower
Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Alice Springs, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you for your review. I are not sure if it is actually our property as we do not have a bar and restaurant or a art shop. But where ever you stayed it was a pleasure to read you enjoyed your stay in Alice Springs. Kind regards Angie More 

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Desert Palm is within walking distance of town has has a lovely pool. There is a small shop on site for essentials. Quiet and friendly. More like a coastal accommodation but very pleasant. Lots to see and do and if you walk out the other side of Alice Springs you can see rock wallabies and kangaroos. Value for money.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family 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
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An oasis in the outback, the Desert Palms is a 3.5 star outback property offering individual studio villa accommodation, set around a crystal clear free-form pool with island, waterfall and surrounded by tropical gardens. All villas are air-conditioned and include bougainvillea-covered verandahs, private en suites and kitchenette facilities. The hotel offers outstanding value for the visitor wanting comfort at an affordable price. We're located in the main accommodation centre of Alice Springs on the banks of the Todd River, close to town, Lasseters Casino - Alice Springs entertainment hot spot, the Convention Centre and the Alice Springs Golf Club is our backyard. Some of the best restaurants in Alice Springs are within meters of the Desert Palms. These include the Golf Course Club House, Hanumans (Indian/Thai) and Balloons Bistro at the Double Tree by Hilton and four restaurants at Lasseters Casino including the Juicy Rump. We offer a small kiosk/shop on-site where food items and liquor can be purchased, a guest laundry, BBQ area, secure gated off street parking directly outside each villa and FREE Wifi. Desert Palms offers a calm, peaceful environment, which creates a sense of relief for the weary traveller. After a hectic day of travelling by road or air take pleasure in watching the world go by on the privacy of your own private balcony surrounded by palm trees while watching the spectacular sunsets over the MacDonald Ranges. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Desert Palms Alice Springs

Address: Desert Palms Resort 74 Barrett Dr | PO Box 3196, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Alice Springs
Price Range: €79 - €102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Desert Palms Alice Springs 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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“Just ask the staff based on your situation, as to what you would like!”
 of 5 bubbles Gavin2222, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“October, 2016 mornings were bright and early. Alice Springs get chilly at night.”
  • The view from ANZAC Lookout. Desert Palms is just out of scope on the top-left corner.
 of 5 bubbles mareshahb2016, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“its all cabin accommodation so you are very private”
 of 5 bubbles jansalm, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front of the grounds overlook the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Deborah2016travel, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the same (I stayed in two different rooms)”
 of 5 bubbles lelecabral, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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