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Borrego Valley Inn

405 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
BlandK Irvine, California
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Irvine, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is our third stay at the BVI and once again, it did not disappoint. We arrived late Saturday evening and even though the lobby was closed, our keys were easy to find. I had received a call from Kay who is a wonderful, friendly and informative staff member, instructing me on where to find the keys once we arrived.... More

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DesertInnKeeper, Owner at Borrego Valley Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much, both for returning and for posting your most generous review! We're so happy you chose a return visit for the August Super Moon -- fantastic here in the desert. It felt like we could be outside reading, it was so bright. Like you, we found the peace, quiet, and creature comforts of the Inn kept pulling us... More

Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off if you go out here looking for any night life then you are barking up the wrong tree. The tension had been building for a whlie, a short road trip was in order. Its the off season for them right now so I got a stellar rate on expedia (125). The room was awesome, AC worked great and... More

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DesertInnKeeper, Owner at Borrego Valley Inn, responded to this review

Sounds to us like you got the "summer in the desert" experience completely dialed in! You're right -- not much night life here except for what you create for yourself. And it looks like you did a superb job at that! Thanks so much for choosing the Inn for your little road trip from LA. We used to do the... More

Lake Forest, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoy taking weekend excursions when we can. Not wanting to fight the Palm Springs crowd, and wanting some "downtime", we stayed a weekend at the Borrego Valley Inn. And, what a wonderful experience it was! The Inn is only a few blocks from central Borrego Springs, with a picturesque view of the desert and mountains surrounding... More

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DesertInnKeeper, Owner at Borrego Valley Inn, responded to this review

It's wonderful that you found serenity on your recent weekend excursion to Borrego Springs. When time is short, we really don't want to fight any crowds (and that's rarely a problem here!) We're happy to know you had a wonderful experience, and we look forward to welcoming you back. In the meantime, thanks so much for choosing the Inn and... More

Trabuco Canyon, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found an oasis of tranquility and a haven from the blazing summer sun... Our 4th of July wedding anniversary always brings an anxious expectation of quiet celebration, and we have found the perfect place! Kaye welcomed us graciously and Luisa's creations enhanced our mornings... We long for the magnificent sunset we experienced in this desert sanctuary, and will return... More

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DesertInnKeeper, Owner at Borrego Valley Inn, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary! How special that you found your quiet place for celebration at the Inn. As a refuge (not a resort), the Inn is a place where guests can find the quiet, tranquility, and privacy they crave -- and a magnificent desert sunset for good measure! We wish you the best and thank you so much for visiting and taking... More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Good breakfast, comfortable rooms, friendly staff, well maintained grounds. Central to Anza Borrego State Park and surrounding areas. All in all, a great desert getaway. Try to visit within the peak season, because dining options in Borrego Valley are limited in the summer months. Also, the driveway into the inn is a little tricky to find from the main road.

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DesertInnKeeper, Owner at Borrego Valley Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to post your review. We're happy you found tranquility here with us out here in the middle of nowhere -- we try to keep things friendly and simple. And thanks for noting our low-key approach to the entry drive. It's our nod to subtlety! We appreciate that you stayed with... More

Nipawin, Canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A piece of paradise! Best part of our trip. Peaceful, relaxing, naturally beautiful. The only sounds are the birds. Enjoyed sitting in the hot tub under the stars. Magical. Breakfasts were a delight. The corner room was bright and private.

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DesertInnKeeper, Owner at Borrego Valley Inn, responded to this review

How nice to hear the Inn was a memorable part of your recent trip! Thanks so much for staying with us and taking the time to post. We're happy you enjoyed the simplicity, peace and quiet of our small and intimate setting. We agree it's a bit of paradise! Happy trails to you on future travels, and we hope to... More

Portland, Oregon
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I joined TripAdvisor just so I could write a review of this magical place. I work in the hospitality industry ... fun fact: most people who work in the hospitality industry have a love-hate relationship with this website. Mostly hate. But I will contribute my two cents because TripAdvisor members deserve to know how amazing Borrego Valley Inn truly is.... More

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DesertInnKeeper, Manager at Borrego Valley Inn, responded to this review

You can't imagine how your kind words have touched our hearts and lightened our steps! We're pleased beyond measure that you discovered exactly what we hope to provide-- a memorable, relaxing experience. (We, too, love stargazing while floating, a divine warm-weather experience). Thank you for visiting, joining TripAdvisor, and making the time for your thoughtful, articulate post. We hope to... More

Brockville, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The Borrego Valley Inn is our oasis in the desert. Once a year we always look forward to our stay there. The welcome is always warm and the quiet setting so inviting, it's hard to leave to get out to see the breathtaking scenery. Don't miss the great hiking in the area for all levels.

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DesertInnKeeper, Owner at Borrego Valley Inn, responded to this review

How nice of you to visit again and take the time to post a review. We're pleased you find the Inn an oasis and the quiet setting appealing. Like you, many guests report that they don't want to leave the property, and some arrive and don't budge, preferring much needed R&R to activity, especially in the warmer months. Even with... More

Cambridge UK
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
27 hotel reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Over the last 12 years we have visited the Anza Borrego desert four times (from the UK) and we just keep coming back to the Borrego Valley Inn. It's the only place I know where, in the evening, you can go out of the back door of your room and be standing IN the desert within a few steps, among... More

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DesertInnKeeper, Owner at Borrego Valley Inn, responded to this review

Your generous post both humbles and delights us. Thank you so very much for returning to the Inn and making that long trip to get here. You can't imagine how thrilled we are to hear of your delights -- your descriptions capture the natural desert ambiance we hold so dear and work to embrace. The Inn and the surrounding desert... More

san diego, ca
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

One of my favorite getaway spots. Gwen, Rich, Louisa and Francisco always accommodating as ever and the room and property are immaculate. Beautiful! Thanks for always making my birthday weekend a special one. Love the new fence around the back pool!

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DesertInnKeeper, Owner at Borrego Valley Inn, responded to this review

Happy Birthday to you! It's always such a treat to welcome you back, and we're pleased to hear the Inn is one of your favorite getaways. We really appreciate your note about the new fence -- you've been a frequent guest since we've owned the Inn, and we're thrilled you like the new improvements. Thanks again for visiting, and we... More

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Address: 405 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Borrego Springs
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tranquility • serenity • peace • rest • abundancePremium Desert Inn with rustic southwestern elegance in the middle of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park®. Serene gardens, pristine desert surroundings, 15 peaceful rooms, private sun/star patios, two pools and hot tubs, delicious breakfast...Your place in Califonria's Secret Desert™ ... more   less 
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