Embarc Palm Desert

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4 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas
4 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas
4 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas
Terrace/Patio

Overview of Embarc Palm Desert

Embarc Palm Desert

4.5 star property

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
  • Contactless check-out
  • Follows industry sanitization guidelines
1 Willow Ridge, Palm Desert, CA, 92260

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDesert Willow Golf Resort1 min walk
  • Popular LocationDesert Holocaust Memorial8 min drive
  • Popular LocationRancho Las Palmas Country Club12 min drive
  • AirportPalm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.)23 min drive

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Premier Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Kitchenette

  • 450 sq ft
  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Studio, Non Smoking, Balcony

  • 450 sq ft
  • Studio
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Room, Non Smoking, Kitchenette

  • 452 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Room, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchenette

  • 1151 sq ft
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 King Bed, 2 Twin Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Kitchenette

  • 688 sq ft
  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

About this area

Palm Desert

Located in Palm Desert, Embarc Palm Desert is next to a golf course and near the airport. Desert Willow Golf Resort and Empire Polo Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit El Paseo Shopping District and The Gardens on El Paseo. Traveling with kids? Consider Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, or check out an event or a game at Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Practice your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as ecotours and hiking/biking trails in the area.

What's nearby

  • Desert Willow Golf Resort - 1 min walk
  • Desert Holocaust Memorial - 8 min drive
  • McCallum Theatre - 9 min drive
  • Palma Village Park - 9 min drive
  • Rancho Las Palmas Country Club - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Palm Springs Station - 23 min drive
  • Palm Springs Intl. Airport (PSP) - 23 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bella Vita — 8 min walk
  • Cork Tree — 8 min walk
  • Fisherman's Landing — 11 min walk
  • Papa Dan's Pizza and Pasta — 6 min drive
  • ROC's Firehouse Grille — 6 min drive

About this property

Embarc Palm Desert

4.5-star family-friendly aparthotel, walk to Desert Willow Golf Resort
4 outdoor pools, a health club, and outdoor tennis courts are available at this smoke-free aparthotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a spa tub, a children's pool, and concierge services. Each apartment provides a sitting area and a refrigerator, plus free WiFi and a TV with cable channels. Guests can appreciate conveniences like a microwave and a coffee/tea maker, and other amenities include a balcony and a DVD player. Weekly housekeeping is available.
Embarc Palm Desert offers 78 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Cable television is provided. Housekeeping is offered weekly and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

4 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts, a health club, and a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Sanitary Protocol (UNPLV - France), Safe Travels (WTTC - Global), and SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Pool/Spa

  • 4 outdoor pools
  • Umbrellas
  • Spa tub

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Family friendly

  • Children's pool

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker

Bedrooms

  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels provided
  • Hair dryer

Living spaces

  • Sitting area

Entertainment

  • TV with cable service
  • Arcade/game room
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue grill
  • Picnic area

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities

Comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Suitability/Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • No elevators
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair accessible (with limits)
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Safe
  • Multilingual staff
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Phone
  • Safe at front desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • 24-hour front desk

Location highlights

  • Next to a golf course
  • Near the airport

Things to do

  • 9 holes of golf
  • Health club
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Yoga classes on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Golf nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

General

  • 78 rooms
  • 2 floors
  • Built in 1996
  • Access via exterior corridors

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - anytime

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express check-out

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.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:
  • Fitness facility
  • Sauna
The following facilities are closed on Friday and Saturday:
  • Fitness facility
  • Sauna

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 200 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 38.70 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Weekly housekeeping provided; fees apply for additional cleaning

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
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
Long-term renters welcome
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

We should mention

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

Property is also known as

Club Intrawest Condo 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
Embarc Condo
Embarc Palm Desert Aparthotel
Embarc Palm Desert Palm Desert
Embarc Palm Desert Aparthotel Palm Desert

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 200 out of 248 reviews
5 - Excellent 81%
Rating 4 - Good. 32 out of 248 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 248 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 248 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 248 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
I enjoyed my stay and looking forward to returning and using the outdoor shower
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Super clean, good location, pretty property, nice walking paths and close to a grocery store.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
There was no cleaning and bed-making service. Even though it is a time share, no place and I emphasize no place on any of your brochures nor paperwork of any description state that it is a time share. If it did, we certainly would not have stayed there. The stopper in the bathroom basin did neither stop the water nor hold it in the basin for shaving. A poor experience. Never to be repeated.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Place was beautiful much better than I expected
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Outstanding hotel in every single aspect! Can’t wait to come back:)
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2021