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Desert Palms Alice Springs

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74 Barrett Dr, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 06/05/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/05/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 14 hotels in Alice Springs
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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 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, espresso coffee machine in reception, 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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Complimentary instant cofffee
Hiking
Taxi service
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary tea
Convenience store
Gift shop
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Safe
Telephone
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Private bathrooms
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Belinda E wrote a review Nov 2021
Brisbane, Australia316 contributions92 helpful votes
We had originally booked a more expensive hotel however their cancellation policy left a lot to be desired with an emerging COVID situation. Desert Palms were excellent. They had a very flexible cancellation policy (which thankfully we didn't need to use) and clean, comfortable accommodation. It was good for the price. The pool was nice but busy. The staff were okay - not that friendly but nothing to complain about. The golf club over the back has very good meals.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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tracywallace70 wrote a review Oct 2021
Stansbury, Australia2 contributions
Amazing service very friendly staff and this is a beautiful location to enjoy Alice Springs an oasis in the desert it has a beautiful pool area to relax and enjoy and cool down after a big day driving or exploring the region Peaceful great sleep clean rooms Thanks for a great stay
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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The Traveling Salesman wrote a review Oct 2021
Adelaide, Australia37 contributions16 helpful votes
Customer Service? The reception here has no customer service at all. Extremely rude as soon as you walk into reception. No hello or welcome it is disgusting What an attitude the female had when I checked in My cabin didn’t have any towels so I had the pleasure of dealing with Miss Personality again Oh what fun
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Angie Reidy, Owner at Desert Palms Alice Springs
Responded 10 Oct 2021
Dear Giddyup, I am sorry to read you were not happy with our customer service and I would like to assure you I am looking into it as this is not what we like to hear. We normally only ever get praise for how helpful and pleasant the staff are. Thank you for bring to my attention with your review. It is a shame you could not have spoken to the manager why you were staying with us so we could have sorted out at the time. Kind regards Angie (Owner)
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Sandra Jay wrote a review Sep 2021
Perth, Australia93 contributions5 helpful votes
Pool looked okay. Good location. Comfy beds. Decent showers. I loved that all the units had no common walls etc, they were all individual so quite private and quiet! Car park just needs a better system as people seemed to park wherever they liked including right in front of my unit but that wasn’t the hotels fault obviously. Would recommend for the price.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Gina wrote a review Jul 2021
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia3 contributions1 helpful vote
After spending a dodgy first night at another motel we swapped and checked into Desert Palms for our remaining 2 nights in Alice Springs. Wonderful room at a very reasonable price and it was so quiet! The beds were comfy and the gated complex provided added security for the car. Would definitely recommend this!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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US$58 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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desert palms hotel alice springs, desert palms alice springs
LOCATION
AustraliaNorthern TerritoryRed CentreAlice Springs
NUMBER OF ROOMS
80
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Frequently Asked Questions about Desert Palms Alice Springs
Which popular attractions are close to Desert Palms Alice Springs?
Nearby attractions include Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum (1.1 km), Women's Museum of Australia & Old Gaol Alice Springs (1.2 km), and Olive Pink Botanic Garden (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Desert Palms Alice Springs?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Desert Palms Alice Springs?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Desert Palms Alice Springs?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Desert Palms Alice Springs?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Desert Palms Alice Springs?
Conveniently located restaurants include Simply Korean Restaurant, Hanuman Alice Springs, and Bean Tree Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Desert Palms Alice Springs?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Desert Palms Alice Springs?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve (4.4 km).
Is Desert Palms Alice Springs accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.