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Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II

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1091 Pinehurst Lane, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260
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  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Updated 26/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 26/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 23 hotels in Palm Desert
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Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II features award-winning service and a convenient location near Palm Desert, Joshua Tree National Park and Wet ‘N ‘Wild Palm Springs. Lounge by the seven outdoor pools and enjoy a meal or cocktail from The Water's Edge Bar & Grill. Our resort also offers a children's playground, bicycle rentals, basketball courts, a recreation center and a movie theater. At the end of a fun-filled day, retire to your guest room or condo-sized villa rentals with complimentary Wi-Fi, kitchenettes and scenic desert views. Our villas boast fully equipped kitchens and washer/dryers, as well as soaking tubs in the bathroom.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bowling offsite
Tennis court offsite
Kids stay free
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Fitness classes
Restaurant
Poolside bar
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Car hire
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Washing machine
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Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Fireplace
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Dishwasher
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Cindy C wrote a review Sep 2021
Holden Beach NC116 contributions87 helpful votes
First, let me say I never hesitate to leave a bad review. I did not experience the negative issues some posted. We have used this resort since 1994. As we get a little older, we appreciate the quiet views at Jasmine Court. If you want to be close to the action, stay at the main entrance. I do think the staff should monitor mask compliance at the gym OR rearrange the aerobic equipment. The unit was very clean, furniture & beds comfy. The front desk was very helpful on several occasions. My only suggestion which I asked for last time: The smaller pools between the buildings used to be adult only. PLEASE give us an adult only pool on this property!! We are impressed that things went as well at this resort after a turbulent year and we will be back next year.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Cindy, it's wonderful to read you had a positive visit! We appreciate your suggestions and we will look forward to seeing you again in 2022!
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travelwork wrote a review Sep 2021
Thornton, Colorado344 contributions161 helpful votes
Had a four night stay at Villas II and for the most part we enjoyed our visit. We had booked through a third party company which I'll never use again, because check in was more complicated than it needed to be, based on lack of knowledge by front desk staff. A little disappointed to notice mask protocol was not enforced as much as it could have been around the property. We stayed in the Jasmine Court section of Villas II, and the first couple of evenings were quite pleasant. We had an upstairs unit facing the mountains and one of the two golf courses. The golf course was closed while we were there, so it was very quiet sitting on the balcony overlooking the golf course on the first two evenings. However, after the first two evenings, a large group of families traveling together arrived and all bets were off as far as respect for quiet. My husband had to shout down to the group one evening as they were partying and loud talking well into the later evening hours. The pool was lovely and quiet during the first two days, but then again, more folks arrived including one group of five men ranging in age, a couple of grownups and three kids of various ages. On that afternoon, they were so loud and unruly that other folks who had been enjoying the pool got up and left when they started jumping in and out of the water and lamenting they hadn't brought a football so they could toss it around. There was even a security guard there and he didn't do anything to let them know they were disturbing other guests. We specifically asked for a quiet area of the resort, so it's too bad this group of five had to spoil the pool experience for everyone else. Aside from that, the fitness room at Jasmine Court was well maintained and clean, as were the grounds around the buildings. Then again, on our checkout day, we noticed someone had left an empty champagne bottle at the bottom of a flight of steps and there was a ground beef taco with lime wedges lying on the ground by someone's truck. Seriously, what does it take for people not to be pigs in a common area?
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Room Tip: Ask for the Jasmine Court area - usually a quiet area
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Responded 14 Sep 2021
Hi, travelwork. Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to leave a review. We were glad to learn that you enjoyed the facilities and got some quiet time in at the start of your trip. We regret, however, that other guests disturbed your stay. We appreciate the feedback and hope to host you again in the future. If you visit us again, please don't hesitate to let us know if there's any way we can improve your comfort while with us.
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Connie P wrote a review Aug 2021
Phoenix, Arizona22 contributions50 helpful votes
Nice place, but this is a pot hotel. Unless you like the continuous stench of pot, maybe stay someplace else. Although it is a non-smoking property, security doesn’t enforce the policies. Called security regarding our concerns…but they did not respond.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Response from Marriott Vacations Worldwide, Other at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II
Responded 2 Sep 2021
Hi Connie, thank you for your review. We are a non-smoking property with smoking absolutely not permitted in our villas. There is a $250 cleaning fee per villa for this violation. Thank you for your report and we are sorry if there were any oversights during your vacation by security after your report. We do hope you enjoyed your stay with us otherwise.
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lemongrrl wrote a review Aug 2021
Antarctica174 contributions162 helpful votes
I had service issues but this is a well kept quasi-resort property that offers clean accommodations and a decent night's sleep. Unfortunately, it offered me nothing more since no one explained the property's amenities upon check-in, which seemed to be a roundabout way of discouraging their use for "certain people". Upon check-in at 4:30 PM, I was told by a clerk that she had to change my room because the one I was assigned wasn't available yet. This place has a check out time of 10:00 AM, so how a room could be unready six and a half hours later seems shady to me. As a brown person, I'm suspicious when rooms suddenly have to be changed when people see me. The clerk also couldn't be bothered with writing my room number on the key card envelope. Again, I was super annoyed that she didn't explain any of the resort amenities to me as I probably would have liked to use the pool and fitness center (but sometimes establishments feel the need to discourage certain people from doing that). Perhaps even the spa if booking was available for people staying at Villas II. My room was at front of the property. It was the building closest to security at the entrance gate. Very clean but tiny room. When they say 200 square feet on the website, they mean it. Decor was typical for a mid range hotel and everything was in excellent condition. Bed was very comfortable. Couch was a sleeper that was poorly designed for sitting - odd height. There weren't any USB charging outlets and the room's outlets were generally in difficult to reach locations. Not the most well thought out in room amenities. Dishes and cups were provided but the room lacked sufficient surfaces nearby to plate a meal on. TV worked fine. There was a fridge. Poor ventilation in the bathroom. My room did not have a separate tub and shower as advertised on the property's website. I did not hear my neighbors while staying here. The room had a tiny patio that overlooked a meh golf course with holes between the different wings of rooms, which are arranged like townhouses. The noise of the go carts and teeing was a bit annoying when sitting on the balcony, not to mention having different people under your window every few minutes. At night, you can see the flames from fire pits around the property, which gave the place a very Disney feel. There are some amenities, like Starbucks, about two miles from the property. Wish I had more nice things to say. This is supposed to be a resort and I feel like I was encouraged to only sleep here. It's a tad expensive and too much of a trek into Palm Springs for just sleeping, but my guess is that some people are really encouraged to enjoy their time here.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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graphic21 wrote a review Jul 2021
Torrance, California712 contributions62 helpful votes
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This is our annual family trip to Palm Springs. We have been coming to Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II for past few years. Check-in was seamless and as alway the staff are alway so friendly. The grounds and property are clean and were beautiful. We stayed in 1 Bedroom Villa. It comes with 1 King, Sofa bed, Balcony, Fully equipped kitchen, Refrigerator, Stovetop, Oven, Dishwasher, washer and dryer. Accommodation comes with free Wi-Fi and access to complimentary parking. There are 7 outdoor pools (Palmeras Pool is the largest pool), fitness center, tennis court, basketball court, and The Shade recreation center with kids rock climbing wall and movie theater.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Responded 5 Aug 2021
We appreciate you taking the time to write an excellent review regarding your stay at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II. We are happy to read your family enjoyed the accommodations, beautiful amenities on-site, and friendly staff. We sincerely hope your vacation was everything you expected it to be and more.
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US$136 - US$467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II
Which popular attractions are close to Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II?
Nearby attractions include Sunnyland Chocolate Factory (0.7 km) and Mary Helen's Children Shop (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cork Tree California Cuisine, Rockwood Grill, and Mikado Japanese Steakhouse.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and fitness classes during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II?
Yes, dry cleaning and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Sunnylands Center & Gardens (5.5 km).
Does Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.