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Desert Palms Alice Springs

Traveller (101)
Room & Suite (32)
Pool & Beach (12)
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good44%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“golf club”(22 reviews)
“golf course”(29 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was really disappointed of my room, considering I paid $160 for it. The cobwebs were thick and obviously been there for a while, and as someone who is scared of spiders, I wasn’t able to sleep well. I pointed it out to reception on checkout...More

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised as this little villa was very clean and tidy and had everything we needed. The beds were quite comfy and after 16 hrs on the road I snuggled down and drifted off very quickly. I only have one complaint and that...More

Thank Robyn W
Response from Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Alice SpringsResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Robyn, Thank you for your kind review and letting us know about the shower pressure. This is usually very good and we are wondering if it was not because we had major water problems with trees blocking the pipes. We had just had the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Self contained stand-alone units, it's definitely a kitchenette, not full kitchen but is adequate. Everything was clean and new. THe bathroom door couldn't be closed maybe for wheelchair access. The only thing pulling this place down was the somewhat officious reception person who had a...More

Thank SkiratSydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed twice for one night in the Ressort. The pool setting is very nice and the rooms (motel style) with a gable roof somehow special and spacious enough. The bathroom is rather spartan; however after a tour of several days through the Red Centre...More

Thank SwissCity
Response from Angie R, Owner at Desert Palms Alice SpringsResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I was so sorry to read you found the reception staff unfriendly and not willing to give information. This is not something we like to hear, but please me assured we will look into this as I agree it is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really disappointing family accommodation. Cramped bedding arrangement, fraying towels, grimy bed coverings, actually dirty kitchen utensils and pans ("responsibility of guest"?!), previous guest hair in the bathroom. Our room was serviced on ONE of the three nights we stayed. On Thursday we were told the...More

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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 ...More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
Price range
US$86 - US$113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Desert Palms Hotel Alice Springs
Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Alice Springs
Traveller (101)
Room & Suite (32)
Pool & Beach (12)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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michelle m
15 February 2017|
Response from Angie R | Property representative |
Hi, if you mean the supermarket and main CBD approximately 15 to 20 minutes depending how fast a walker you are. A taxi is approximately $8. If you are looking for restaurants we have several around us. The Golf Club Club... More
michelle m
15 February 2017|
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Response from Angie R | Property representative |
Yes we do have brochures in our front office and the reception staff are more than willing to phone and make bookings for you. Regards AR
Kim C
28 August 2016|
Response from Angie R | Property representative |
Yes just ask at the reception for a pool towel.
Room Tips
"Nothing to report"
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"Eat at the Golf Course Bistro out back!"
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"Rooms are all the same, but if you don´t like the afternoon sun, specially when its hot, take a cabin to the..."
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"If you must stay here, ask for a room that is not on the perimeter."
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