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Embarc Palm Desert

Luxury aparthotel with 4 outdoor pools, near Desert Willow Golf Resort

  • Free WiFi and free parking
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1 Willow Ridge, Palm Desert, 92260, CA, United States of America
9.4.Exceptional.
  • Beautiful faciliites. Everything was very clean and well kept. This place feels more…

    Sep 24, 2021

  • This was a beautiful property. Would stay more

    Aug 27, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to SafeStay (AHLA - USA), Safe Travels (WTTC - Global), and Sanitary Protocol (UNPLV - France) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Quiet
Safe
Easy parking
Dining options
Shopping

The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:
  • Fitness facility
  • Sauna
  • The following facilities are closed on Friday and Saturday:
    • Free WiFi
    • Free parking
    • Pool
    • Bathtub
    • Non-smoking
    • Gym

    Property highlights

    Main amenities

    • 78 smoke-free apartments
    • Weekly housekeeping
    • 4 outdoor pools
    • 2 outdoor tennis courts
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Air conditioning

    Feel at home

    • Children's pool
    • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Private bathroom
    • Separate sitting area

    What’s around

    • Desert Willow Golf Resort - 1 min walk
    • San Jacinto Mountains - 3 mi / 4.8 km
    • Freedom Park - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    • El Paseo Shopping District - 4.4 mi / 7 km
    • McCallum Theatre - 4.7 mi / 7.5 km
    • Rancho Las Palmas Country Club - 5.5 mi / 8.8 km

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    Enter dates for 2 guests

    Guests
    • Studio, Non Smoking, Balcony
    • Premier Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Kitchenette
    • Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Kitchenette
    • Room, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchenette
    • Room, Non Smoking, Kitchenette

    What’s around

    Landmarks

    • Desert Willow Golf Resort - 1 min walk
    • San Jacinto Mountains - 3 mi / 4.8 km
    • Freedom Park - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    • El Paseo Shopping District - 4.4 mi / 7 km
    • McCallum Theatre - 4.7 mi / 7.5 km
    • Rancho Las Palmas Country Club - 5.5 mi / 8.8 km
    • Living Desert Zoo and Gardens - 5.7 mi / 9.1 km
    • Indian Wells Tennis Garden - 6.8 mi / 10.9 km
    • Agua Caliente Casino - 7.8 mi / 12.5 km
    • Civic Center Park - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km
    • The Gardens on El Paseo - 5 mi / 8.1 km

    Getting around

    • Palm Springs Intl. Airport (PSP) - 23 min drive
    • Bermuda Dunes, CA (UDD) - 13 min drive
    • Thermal, CA (TRM-Jacqueline Cochran Regional) - 25 min drive
    • Palm Springs Station - 23 min drive
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    1 Willow Ridge, Palm Desert, 92260, CA, United States of America

    At a glance

    Size

    • 78 apartments
    • Arranged over 2 floors

    Arriving/leaving

    • Check-in time 4 PM-anytime
    • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
    • Express check-out

    Restrictions related to your trip

    • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

    Special check-in instructions

    Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification.

    Required at check-in

    • Credit card required for incidental charges
    • Government-issued photo ID may be required

    Children

    • No cribs (infant beds)

    Pets

    • Pets not allowed

    Internet

    • Free WiFi in public areas
    • Free WiFi in rooms

    Parking

    • Free onsite self parking

    Other information

    • Smoke-free property
    *See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

    The manager

    Speaks: English

    At the aparthotel

    Food and drink

    • Barbecue grills

    Things to do

    • Number of outdoor pools - 4
    • Children's pool
    • Fitness facilities
    • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
    • Number of spa tubs - 1
    • Basketball on site
    • Bicycle rentals on site
    • Yoga classes/instruction on site
    • Ecotours nearby
    • Golfing nearby
    • Hiking/biking trails nearby
    • Pool umbrellas
    • Health club
    • Tennis on site
    • Arcade/game room

    Services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Concierge services
    • Laundry facilities
    • Multilingual staff

    Facilities

    • Year Built - 1996
    • Safe-deposit box at front desk
    • Picnic area

    Languages Spoken

    • English

    In the apartment

    Home comforts

    • Air conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Iron/ironing board (on request)

    Things to enjoy

    • Separate sitting area
    • Balcony

    Freshen up

    • Private bathroom
    • Shower/tub combination
    • Hair dryer

    Be entertained

    • TV
    • Cable TV channels
    • DVD player

    Stay connected

    • Free WiFi
    • Phone

    Food and drink

    • Refrigerator
    • Microwave
    • Cookware, dishware, and utensils

    More

    • Weekly housekeeping provided
    • In-room safe
    • Access via exterior corridors

    Special features

    Recreation

    On Site

    • Fitness facilities
    • Health club
    • Outdoor tennis courts -
    • Tennis on site
    • Basketball on site
    • Bicycle rentals on site
    • Yoga classes/instruction on site

    Nearby

    • Ecotours nearby
    • Golfing nearby
    • Hiking/biking trails nearby

    Awards and affiliations

    Green / Sustainable Property
    This property participates in Audubon, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

    Fees & policies

    Refundable depositPay at property

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
    • Deposit: USD 200 per accommodation, per night

    Mandatory feesPay at property

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:

    • Resort fee: USD 38.70 per accommodation, per night

    Hygiene & cleanliness

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

    Contactless check-out is available.

    This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

    • Sanitary Protocol (UNPLV - France)
    • Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
    • SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

    Policies

    This property does not have elevators.

    Long-term renters welcome.

    This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

    Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

    Also known as

    • Club Intrawest Condo Palm Desert
    • Embarc Condo
    • Embarc Palm Desert Aparthotel
    • Embarc Palm Desert Palm Desert
    • Embarc Palm Desert Aparthotel Palm Desert
    • Club Intrawest Palm Desert
    • Intrawest Palm Desert
    • Palm Desert Club Intrawest
    • Palm Desert Intrawest
    • Club Intrawest - Palm Desert Hotel Palm Desert
    • Hotel Intrawest Palm Desert
    • Club Intrawest Palm Desert Condo
    • Embarc Palm Desert Condo

    *See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

    FAQs

    • Yes, Embarc Palm Desert does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
    • Yes, there's free self parking.
    • Yes, there are 4 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
    • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
    • You can check in from 4 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
    • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Bella Vita (8-min walk), Cork Tree (8-min walk), and Fisherman's Landing (11-min walk).
    • Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation onsite includes basketball and yoga. Relax in the spa tub or enjoy the use of other amenities, which include 4 outdoor pools and a health club. Embarc Palm Desert also has an arcade and a picnic area.
    9.4.Exceptional.
    • 8.0.Very good

      Our 2 bedroom unit was very spacious and the surrounding drought-tolerant landscaping is excellent. While this location has no restaurant and the spa is closed during summer months, there is a premier steakhouse and a 5-star resort located literally within .5 miles from it. Embarc Palm Desert embedded within the Desert Willow Golf course, a premier 18- hole experience.

      Alfredo T, 2 night family trip, Aug 23, 2021

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    • 2.0.Poor

      Do not stay here if you’re a light sleeper.

      While I really wanted to like this place our experience was so bad we likely won’t return. I appreciate the concierge and security for trying their best to help and these issues are not their fault. But there’s a lot I must address. For one they require you take out your trash before checking out which is reasonable if the place was clean but we arrived seeing hair in the shower and scraps in the sink. The AC does not set below 70F and although we set it to that we constantly felt hot only to see the AC off & the thermostat reading 72F. The refrigerator has a loud ice maker that you cannot shut off without turning off the refrigerator itself. Even after turning it off we constantly heard loud tapping & creaking noises throughout our whole stay that kept us from sleeping. They only give 3 pillows for a king sized bed & all were too thick & firm for us to sleep with. We tossed and turned until 4am when I tried to see if we could get a late checkout or room change but my partner didn’t think it’d be worth it if the next room was the same. The front desk said they could bring us more pillows but didn’t know if they’d be the same & offered to let us checkout at 1pm or 2pm if we moved. I asked if we could decide in the morning but they said we had to move now. After getting pillows the front desk said they could only do 12pm checkout. I asked for a discount and only got the $35 resort fee back which is for using their amenities. How could we with no sleep?

      1 night trip, Aug 21, 2021

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    • 10.0.Exceptional

      Better than expected dont be to quick to listen to bad reviews.

      2 night romance trip, Aug 20, 2021

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    • 10.0.Exceptional

      High reviews warranted.

      Immaculate and beautiful grounds, I didn’t see one piece of trash anywhere, one of the nicest we have stayed at. There are four pools including a one foot pool for the little kids. There is a movie theatre, arcade with free games, outdoor pool and ping pong, bike rentals, shaded basketball and pickle ball courts and gym. Resort is perfect for couples and families. Very close to Ralph’s grocery store to buy food to cook at the gas grills on the property. Speaking of grills, we cooked steaks Wednesday night and by Thursday morning the grill was cleaned to like new condition. Many parking spots are under shade and are lighted too. Staff was very nice and accommodating to our needs. Highly recommend you stay here.

      Mike, 2 night family trip, Aug 18, 2021

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    • 10.0.Exceptional

      Awesome

      Awesome property! My stay was everything I needed it to be. Relaxing along with marvelous poolside areas. Great staff. Looking forward to my next stay!

      Lisa, 2 night trip, Aug 13, 2021

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    • 10.0.Exceptional

      Great for couples

      Beautiful and peaceful place. My boyfriend and I stayed at the Embarc hotel for 2 nights. We had such a great stay. Our room was clean, well equipped amd everything went smooth. Highly recommend Embarc

      Anna, 2 night trip, Aug 13, 2021

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    • 10.0.Exceptional

      Was pleasantly surprised very nicely place will visit again

      solomon, 1 night business trip, Aug 10, 2021

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    • 10.0.Exceptional

      Resort Fees - the Property’s Scam

      Resort Fees suck. I mean, COME ON. You operate the pool & the property. Roll it in the cost. Absurd. Other than that, the property was nice.

      Nicolas, 1 night trip, Aug 8, 2021

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    • 10.0.Exceptional

      Love this place

      I love this place home away from home

      Brusetta, 2 night trip with friends, Aug 6, 2021

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    • 10.0.Exceptional

      2 night romance trip, Aug 2, 2021

      Verified Expedia guest review

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