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Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel

10805 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Belgrade, Serbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This place was for sure very nice 20 years ago, however, it is not much done after the start. One big advantage of the hotel is that it is much cheaper then all similar hotels in that expensive area. It is located in very small city of Desert Hot Springs. There is nothing much there apart of several pools, which... More 

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate the opportunity to serve all of our guests. Your comments on this review will help us in our efforts to continuously improve the quality of our service, facilities, and staff. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the guest amenities such as free wifi, and spacious, comfortable rooms. We're glad you also enjoyed the eight hot mineral... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at this Hotel, the pools are old but great and the restaurant is really not bad at all. The rooms are comfy with pretty firm beds. I do not understand the bad reviews, how can you complain at these prices. I am sure that you can find more luxurious accommodations but not at this price.... More 

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your weekend getaway. We agree that the live band Jonny Kaplan and The Lazy Stars (with world-famous members) was very special. Next time you visit, please consider trying our Italian restaurant next door at Miracle Springs -- serving classic Italian dishes, hand-made desserts, and wine. Or, perhaps try some... More 

san diego
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I stayed at DHS in 2007… ( I have a review ).. At that time I mentioned it was not the best place on earth but for what I got I was ok. I look now, some 7 to 8 years later and I keep seeing the same complaints. Bad AC. Beds are bad. Smoking. Cigarette burns. Cracks. Too many... More 

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. The DHS Spa Hotel is not a cookie-cutter in a hotel chain with enormous budgets -- it is a charming, unique, boutique hotel that is family-owned and operated. This historic property is a rich part of the Coachella Valley's history. It takes time, planning, and resources to restore a landmark to its original grandeur. The owners... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

I chose this as it's the oldest Spa hotel in the area with good facilities open 24 hrs and clean. The hotel itself is a little tired, with some poor choices in renovation however, the pools are clean and the location quiet and fabulous views of the mountains and both sunrise and sunsets. The staff were all very friendly and... More 

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate the opportunity to serve you. Guest comments help us in our efforts to continuously improve our spa experience. Come back soon! More 

Meridian, ID
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Even though I knew this was a mid century property I was really surprised by the overall condition. The rooms were fairly clean but in very poor condition. Missing mirrors', missing knobs on cabinets and first room we had the tv didn't work.. Moved to a second room and the shower didn't work. One pool was too hot as someone... More 

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Your comments help us to continuously improve the quality of our facilities. We apologize for the amenities that were not in proper working condition. We are in the process of upgrading the appearance, guest amenities, and furnishings of this historic property. We hope to meet or exceed your expectations the next time you visit. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Very dated clean facility. Several hot tubs, jacuzzi, pools. Day wrist band, day room, or overnight. All shapes, ages, and sizes enjoying a relaxing time. Quad two story facility. Upper rooms offer more seclusion. For easy, quick access to pools the bottom floor has glass sliding doors, patio chairs, and a wrought iron gate. Microwave and small fridge in room.... More 

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you. Come back soon. More 

Hesperia, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is a great day trip. They charge a small fee for day use, you can also rent a room for longer stays. There are like 8 pools of different temps. All natural minerals in the water which they test hourly. There is a restaurant and bar on site, and a co-ed sauna. This place is perfect for unwinding and... More 

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review. We're glad to see that you enjoyed your stay. Come back to relax and recharge with us again soon. More 

Clarkdale, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We ended a week spent camping at Joshua Tree with a "splurge" staying at Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel. The rate was reasonable, perhaps as we were there midweek, and we very much appreciated they now allow dogs (at no extra charge). We'd not have stayed there if there had not been an pet-friendly option. Our room 225 was a... More 

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Reggie B, Assistant to Reggie Bickford, GM/Co-Owner at Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're so happy to read that your expectations were met. And especially appreciate your positive comments about our hotel's mid-century architecture! Your review will be shared with the maintenance staff and the minor issues should be resolved soon. Thanks again for your feedback. Should your travels bring you back to Desert Hot Springs and Joshua Tree,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you want to stay in a really cool MadMen-esque type environment with nice staff and well maintained mineral hot springs, mingle with locals and families from the area as well as non-snobby other tourists, eat inexpensive diner food, maybe enjoy some cover bands and watch the sunset while you sit in a nice warm bath, this is the place... More 

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Reggie B, Assistant to Reggie Bickford, GM/Co-Owner at Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Glad to read that you enjoyed your stay! Come back soon! More 

Kapaau, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

What a clean and relaxing place to be in the healing waters. I highly recommend for a few nights to stay here. The food is great in the cafe and the service is good also. The rooms are very clean and the bed is comfortable. The healing waters of the 5 different pools are open all the time. The minerals... More 

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Reggie B, Assistant to Reggie Bickford, GM/Co-Owner at Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel! Your comments are greatly appreciated. We are happy to read that all aspects of your stay met your expectations. Safe travels. More 

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