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Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages

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Simi Valley, California
Reviewed 15 December 2013

Suite 3031 near the Golf Course & 'the quiet pool.' Very well equipped, nicely furnished, spotlessly clean (as one should expect at a Marriott property). Very cordial & unobtrusive, accommodating staff. Excellent facilities. Only the on site Restaurant might have been less than anticipated, service was fine but the menu about 6 on a scale of 10 possible & the...

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We are thrilled to read your positive review of Marriott’s Shadow Ridge! As a loyal Tripadvisor contributor, your feedback is very important to our entire team. We hope you can visit us again in the near future!

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 15 December 2013

We travel all the time and go back to this place every year!! they have the best customer service, wonderful pools, 4 tennis courts and great golf. I would recommend this place to EVERYONE the rooms are in perfect shape and they go out of there way to get you the requested room. We have stayed in the exact same...

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On behalf of our entire team, we thank you for your five-star review of Marriott’s Shadow Ridge! It is a pleasure to host your family and we look forward to your next visit.

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 10 December 2013

I have stayed here twice, once in the summer and just recently in Dec 2013. I have stayed here for the 1bdrm full kitched suite and not for golfing or the pool areas. I have stayed both times in the 2700 bldg. facing east over the golf greens. The unit is a very comfortable size and has a nice flow...

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MVCI_Executive, Manager at Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Marriott’s Shadow Ridge. We are happy to hear you liked your villa and the amenities. However, it’s troubling that there were multiple concerns that kept you from fully enjoying your stay. We greatly appreciate your feedback so that we can continue to improve on our guest experience. We hope you decide to...

Yorba Linda, California
Reviewed 4 December 2013

We have been owners here for several years and can absolutely recommend it for all ages and interests. Rooms are very nice, try for a double suite and if you are pool people, ask for the buildings across from the main pool. Two pools at that location; adults and kids, both large and the kids has many amenities such as...

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Westfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Was out there in September. It was hot but surprisingly not as hot as I thought it would be. This resort was great. We had a great two bedroom corner unit - it had everything you needed and more. Great view of the mountains. Best vacation in awhile. Loved the area. A lot of great restaurants. Great places to take...

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 24 November 2013

We stay at Shadow Ridge every year when we come to town for our family getaway. Husband loves the golf course, and the kids are always content with the pool and the scheduled activities. Location is great because it's close to the city center in Palm Desert, but also close to the freeway if you plan on going to the...

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Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 24 November 2013

We enjoyed the expansive room with wifi and 2 great televisions to watch our movies. Almost any location on this resort has great views and close proximity to various pools. The food at the grill was excellent and the service also. There were 2 pool tables in the bar area. Used by families not pool sharks. We played the Nick...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Stayed here at least ten times, on golf trips. Always comfortable and friendly fast service for any needs. Nice pool area and activities if you have kids. Great golf at the Faldo course on site. On site grill restaurant , good food at a reasonable price. If your part of the interval time share, great price for the room. Will...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2013

I love this brand from hotels to resorts. First class in all ways. Well done. This resort-timeshare is spectacular. Why?? because it has the back drop of mountains and it is on "reclaimed desert". Get up early and look and photograph the mountains at sunrise..wow! The apartments are fully equipped,free wifi, outdoor balcony; well controlled aircon.; clean; well maintained throughout;...

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Jonesborough, Tennessee
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Outstanding facility, with golf and many activities. Beautiful, huge, and extremely well maintained. Staff could not have been more helpful. Good location, near shopping and dining. Excellent experience.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Southern California's magnificent mountain ranges serve as the breathtaking backdrop for Marriott's Shadow Ridge. Spacious villas overlook rolling fairways and sparkling lakes weaving throughout the landscape. Beautiful master suites feature a king bed and oversized soaking tub while the spacious living and dining areas, and fully kitchen offer convenience and comfort. Swing by the Faldo Golf Institute by Marriott and try your luck on the championship course. Then relax at Nick Faldo's Bar & Grill. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages

Address: 9003 Shadow Ridge Rd, Palm Desert, CA 92211-2057 (Formerly Marriott's Shadow Ridge)
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Desert
Price Range: €99 - €487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 427
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Marriotts Palm Desert
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“Some pools are intended as quiet or adult--if you have children, be aware how far you are from the pool if you plan to use it a lot.”
AZsnowbird1975, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“1 and 2 second floor can be very noisy.”
frenchy20142014, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If hanging at the pool is important be sure to ask for a bldg near The pool(s).”
ABCalifornia_dreamer, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ongoing renovations are listed on the Vacation Club website. Use resort map found online to request your room.”
annie1776, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“In February, it is nice to have a room with a patio facing east to warm up the patio in the mornings.”
NebraskaFan71, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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