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Boynton's - Hacienda del Sol

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610 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
Boynton's - Hacienda del Sol

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hacienda Del Sol is not a typical chain Motel it's a Family owned (since the 1960's )Motel with tons of funky charm ! The rooms ,and duplexes and cabins are clean and well stocked with everything you'll need during your stay .they have a heated pool ,shuffle board and a horse shoe pit .they are located within walking distance... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel. It's not your usual upmarket chain hotel, but everything in the room was clean and functional, the bathroom was clean and the shower was nice. It was fairly quiet. We stayed in one of the hotel rooms, but there are studio's spread around the property that have living rooms, patio's, refrigerators and microwave.... More 

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Westminster, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My fiancé and I have come here for three years in a row and love it! The owners are extremely nice and welcoming. The rooms are exactly what you need: AC, toiletries, bed, blankets, tv with DVD player, etc... nothing fancy but it works! The pool is well kept and there are floatation devices to use for relaxation! It is... More 

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Escondido, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Hallelujah! There is now a beautiful new ice machine to churn out all the ice you could want. I look forward to returning soon and lounging by the very lovely pool area (in my opinion, the best pool in Borrego Springs.)

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My husband and I spent 4 days exploring the desert flowers and geology of Anza-Borrego. Our room at Hacienda del Sol was perfect for our needs. No frills, but all the basics worked cleanly and well. Our hosts, Mike and Cathy, were friendly, down-home folks who were responsive to any questions we had. We appreciated the regulation handbars in the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I tried to locate a website and images BEFORE going to this place - but no luck. Unfortunately, I wasn't aware that Yelp posted images. I arrived very late to the motel with an advance call on acquiring the address and letting them know of my midnight arrival. For $80 dollars - the room was beyond substandard. I recently stayed... More 

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Hacienda610, Owner at Boynton's - Hacienda del Sol, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. I am truly sorry that your motel room experience at the Hacienda del Sol was not a favorable one. I understand that you arrived quite late and that my managers made accommodations to leave the room open for you and also powered the A/C for your comfort. Our motel rooms are... More 

Palm Springs, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Well this was our first time staying here. The place is being worked on so the upgrades are coming along nicely. We met Mike & Cathy who are very nice and funny to boot :) We even enjoyed their company one night under the beautiful stars and had dessert with them. We will be back as the place is mellow... More 

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We are long time visitors to Hacienda del Sol, we've been going there over 20 years now. First off, Mike and Cathy are wonderful hosts, Mike is always helpful and accommodating and we enjoy seeing him on our visits. The rooms are basic, but just fine with us, they are cozy and quiet and spacious. We did not go in... More 

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San Diego, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Last October, we stayed for a couple of nights at Hacienda del Sol while we were doing a photo exhibit at the Visitor Center. I wrote a review saying that we were troubled by the increasing lack of maintenance and the death (and non-replacement) of the ice machine. Well, we stayed there again this past weekend (since it wasn't hot,... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We've been coming here annually for about 14 years and can't imagine staying anywhere else in Borrego Springs. Mike, the manager, is super friendly and hardworking; we love his sense of humor. The grounds are well maintained, and the rooms are always clean. But the carpets in room 21 are worn so thin that our feet were touching concrete in... More 

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