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4.2 out of 5

"This was a pleasant place to stay after some others we encountered in the NT. We would return to this location when next in Alice Springs. " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 20 May 2021

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Hotel Description

At Desert Palms Alice Springs you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Lasseters Casino and Alice Springs Golf Club. Highlights at this motel include an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

Balconies, flat-screen TVs, and hair dryers are featured in all 80 rooms. Kitchenettes come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, making in-room dining convenient. Additionally, phones, free toiletries, and wardrobes or closets are available.

This smoke-free motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Added amenities include a snack bar/deli and laundry facilities. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of car rentals on site.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 3.5-star Desert Springs motel include Alice Springs Convention Centre and Yeperenye-Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park.

Double Villa

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$148* Per night/room 21 Jun. - 22 Jun.

Quad Villa

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Triple Villa

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Villa

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Desert Palms Alice Springs ratings based on 277 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Desert Palms Alice Springs

Everyone (161) Couples (50) Family (59)
4 out of 5
This was a pleasant place to stay after some others we encountered in the NT. We would return to this location when next in Alice Springs.

Posted by on 20 May 2021

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5 out of 5
Great pool, quiet place to stay. Kitchenette with microwave, kettle, fridge etc set up well for making own breakfast and lunches. Walking distance from restaurants in area for dinner. Everything we needed for our road trip. We would stay here again.

Posted by on 9 Apr. 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Feb. 2021

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4 out of 5
Property is in excellent condition, the room is always clean, comfortable and relaxing.

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2021

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5 out of 5
The swimming pool was cute. Bungalow easily made a private space when needed. Had everything we needed for our stay in the Alice Spring. Friendly and efficient staff, good knowledge of the area.

Posted by , from Sydney, NSW on 30 Oct. 2020

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5 out of 5
Very comfortable,quiet & secure. Close to all facilities and very affordable.

Posted by , from Napagunpa NT on 11 Oct. 2020

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4 out of 5
Well presented property Good access Good level of amenity and very comfortable The shower/toilet area had a few crawly insects in there, need to do a pest spray Very happy with the property

Posted by , from Darwin on 20 Sep. 2020

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4 out of 5
Great facilities in a safe secure location. Walking distance to shops.

Posted by , from Adelaide on 28 Aug. 2020

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Aug. 2020

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4 out of 5
There were a lot of small cockroaches in the room this time. We previously stayed here and there wasn’t an issue. The beds weren’t as comfortable as the previous room we had either. But staff are lovely and the kitchen is well equipped to make a decent meal

Posted by , from Katherine on 16 Jul. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Jul. 2020 by Angie

Thanks Felicity for your review. I are sorry to hear you found small cockroaches in your room. I did want to assure you though that our pest contractors come though every 6 months and are currently at the property spraying as I write. It was great to read you found the staff lovely as yes they are very friendly and appreciate the feed back. Regards

About the Desert Palms Alice Springs

Location 74 Barrett Drive, Desert Springs, NT 0871

Property Features

There's a snack bar/deli on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Desert Palms Alice Springs. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Alice Springs motel is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 80 guestrooms or units
  • Deli
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Alice Springs, NT (ASP) (13.6 km / 8.4 mi)
  • Train station: Ciccone Alice Springs Station (3.9 km / 2.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Desert Palms Alice Springs offers 80 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations at this 3.5-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers. This Alice Springs motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony
  • Flat-screen television
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 7:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 7:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

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, debit cards, and cash. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Staffed front desk
  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property is not currently implementing any guest safety measures
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.8 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Palms Desert
  • Desert Palms Alice Springs Motel
  • Desert Palms Alice Springs
  • Desert Palms Alice Springs Motel
  • Desert Palms Alice Springs Desert Springs
  • Desert Palms Alice Springs Motel Desert Springs

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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