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Embarc Palm Desert

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Gurnee, Illinois
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

When first walking into our unit, we were blown away. The first door you walk through takes you onto an open air terrace that features a table and chairs and a gas fireplace. Then you continue on to the real door of the unit. Very impressive. There is a stand alone clawfoot tub in the bedroom. The shower is huge...

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

Lenora, We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and that you decided to join the Club! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, James Winchester, Club Manager & Regional Director, USA

San Diego, California
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Roomy,relaxing, clean, spacious, and a staff that is extremely helpful. This place is one of my favorite get away places. The unit is bright and colorful with lots of room. We have stayed there several times and always enjoy being there whether with the family or on our own. The end units with out door shower and large patios with...

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are very happy to hear your visits to Club Intrawest Palm Desert are enjoyable and that you find the team helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, James Winchester, Club Manager & Regional Director, USA

London
Reviewed 24 January 2015

We booked the last week in August at Club Intrawest after 2 weeks in Florida to check out the dry heat as opposed to the humidity of the Gulf Coast. We really enjoyed it. The facilities are excellent and at times it felt we had the whole resort to ourselves as it was quiet. We took in the cable car...

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

We are very happy to hear your summer visit to Palm Desert was relaxing and enjoyable. The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is a great way to cool off a little when temperatures on the valley floor soar into triple digits; even Joshua Tree is at higher elevation, and so somewhat cooler, and both make great summertime activities. We appreciate you...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed here at the beginning of January 2015 and couldn't get over how beautiful the property was. The staff was super friendly and helpful, and the rooms were comfy and clean. Club Intrawest has literally thought of everything you would want! So much to see and do close by. This vacay was a home run!

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

Thank you for taking time to review the Club. We are happy to see you enjoyed your stay in Palm Desert and that you found the property beautiful and the team friendly and helpful. We agree that the Coachella Valley has a lot to offer and it is our pleasure to share our passion and knowledge of the area with...

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 28 December 2014

This property lives up to the Intrawest standard of excellence. Rooms are nicely appointed, and although a large complex, was surprisingly quiet. The property has 3 swimming pools (one adult only) that were never crowded and multiple hot tubs. The pool areas also had immaculate BBQ's. Washer and dryers on location are free of charge (laundry soap is provided).

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

Thank you for sharing your impressions of the Club Stephen, we are glad to hear you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, James Winchester, Club Manager & Regional Director, USA

victoria bc
Reviewed 21 December 2014

We use some of our points here every year in December. We concur that the grounds and units are kept in immaculate condition. Two amenities outside and near the resort are really important to us as non golfers. The first is the newish outdoor public pool about 1 mile away to the southwest, this outdoor pool is 50 X 25...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share feedback. We are glad to see you enjoyed your visit and the Palm Desert Aquatic Center and the Spa at the JW Marriott are some great suggestions for other visiting Members and guests. Many Members find a face-to-face Membership update helpful to learn how best to use their Membership, have their questions...

Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 20 December 2014

We have travelled all over the world and have been in some very nice resorts. The Intrawest Palm Desert resort is a first class resort to spend a relaxing vacation. Palm Desert offers many attractions from golf to hiking. The El Paseo downtown adds a vibrant restaurant- shopping section to the area. The resort itself is a very pleasant desert...

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

Thank you Tom H for sharing your feedback. We are happy to see you enjoyed your visit and found the Club a relaxing place to vacation. We look forward to welcoming you back to your Palm Desert Club. James Winchester, Club Manager & Regional Directory, USA

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 December 2014

This is a fantastic resort to rest and enjoy desert environment. Easy reach to most places of interests. Good Restaurants are close by. Two hour drive from LA airport, which has the most air connections. Car rental is $20 per day, unlimited mileage.

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

Thank you TangoinCity for your comments. Easy flights to Palm Springs, Ontario and Los Angeles have certainly helped make the Coachella valley a popular getaway for many, and we're glad you chose the Club for your home-away-from-home here in Palm Desert. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. James Winchester, Club Manager & Regional Director, USA

Toronto
Reviewed 8 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a week in 2010 and as CI members we wanted to return with 2 other couples. Not wanting anyone to sleep on a pullout, we booked a single and a double room and both were together in #19. The double room provided us with beautiful sunsets over cocktails. The BBQ was steps away. We ate all...

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

Thank you Burd825 for your feedback. We are very happy to hear you and your guests enjoyed your visit to your Palm Desert Club and that the Concierge and yoga instructor were able to enhance your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, James Winchester, Club Manager & Regional Director, USA

Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

As a Club Intrawest member, I was excited to finally get to this property. I enjoyed my very large one bedroom unit overlooking the pool. Entering my second floor room via the private patio was odd, but that turned out to be my favorite part -- could sit there comfortably and enjoy the quiet. My biggest issue was the rude...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share feedback Mmbanks70, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and your Club. I have shared your feedback with our Membership Update team. We apologize that you were not given an opportunity to have your questions answered and that you found our team members' approach less than friendly. I am more...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Golf course
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • 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
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge

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: €111 - €309 (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
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#1 Romantic 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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