Desert Palms Resort

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Average rate: $70 - Hotel class: 3 stars
74 Barret Drive, Alice Springs, Australia

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Desert Palms Resort Alice Springs Reviews

sweettangerine sweettan…
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An oasis at the edge of town Dec 16, 2012
Desert Palms Resort is a small resort located on Barrett Drive, about a kilometer away from the very center of Alice Springs. According to the receptionist it's a twenty minutes' walk to Todd Mall. It's easy to find your way into town, as it is mainly a straight road. The resort is also the first stop, when taking the shuttle from the airport.

The compound consists of a number of bungalows, grouped in various lanes behind the reception building.

Upon entering the resort, the first thing you see is the small pool. Then there is a building that houses the reception annex small convenience store. As the bungalows are self catered, you can find here some food items such as milk, cereal, drinks, cookies etc...

Our bunglow, nr 107, is right around the corner from the reception. Upon entering ( through the large front glass door/window) there is a large double bed and a single bed, squeezed next to it. With just the double bed it is rather spacious. With the extra single it's a little cramped. There's also,a flat screen tv, a table with two chairs and a fully equiped kitchnette. All pots, tableware and cuttlery are there for doing your own cooking. There's a cooking plate, a microwave and a fridge. Also a toaster and grill, washing up liquid and towels are in the cupboard. In short, it has everything you need. And of course there is individually controlled airco.

The bathroom is long and narrow and has apart from the wash basin, a shower and a toilet. There's no hairdryer, but it can be received upon simple request from the reception.

The furniture and decoration is really simple, it's nothing luxurious, but it is definitely clean. I could not get any wifi reception on my phone but did not go and enquire whether it woud have been possible to have.

The poolside could also do with a bit of maintenance, but it was in general still in okay shape.

The Desert Palms is an okay place to spend the night after a full day of activities in and around Alice Springs, but I woud not recommend it if you are looking for a proper resort. Therefore it is too small and secluded with too few aminities.
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Desert Palms Resort Overview

The Desert Palms Resort is located in Mt. John Valley along the Todd River. Within five minutes of the town center, the hotel provides easy access to such attractions as Lasseter’s Casino, the convention center, and the Alice Springs Golf Course. The entertainment and commercial district of the city is within minutes of the hotel. Guests can make use of complimentary parking during their stay at the Desert Palms Resort. Many attractions are just minutes from the accommodation, and the golf course is steps away.

Each of the eighty villas at the Desert Palms Resort includes many modern amenities, such as private balconies, kitchenettes, and private bathrooms. Each villa is separated by palm trees and greenery, affording guest privacy.

A villa style resort accommodation, the Desert Palms Resort provides such amenities as a swimming pool, a tennis court, a BBQ area, a laundry service, valet dry cleaning, and a small market. The hotel is surrounded by over seven hundred palm trees.

Desert Palms Resort Amenities

  • High-speed Internet
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Disabled Access
  • Tour Desk
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Tennis Courts
  • Golf Course
  • Housekeeping
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Refrigerator
  • Wake-up Service
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Excursions
  • Garden
  • Direct dial phone
  • Ticket Service
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Towels
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Cots
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Picnic Area/Tables
  • Luggage Storage
  • Family Room
  • Self Laundry
  • Free Parking

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