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Sagewater Spa

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12689 Eliseo Road, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Others have praised the Sagewater Spa and its lovely owners more eloquently than I can, but it is worth saying one more time. The Sagewater Spa is a delight in every way. We just returned from our first visit, and I can't say enough about the clean, spare beauty the owners have brought to this small mid-century property. The ultra-clean... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thanks to Cristina and Rhoni for this beautiful and restorative experience! We visited Joshua Tree National Park and the hot pool was the perfect beginning and ending to each day. Many seemingly small details (coffee cake, lemon water, and a sweet canine friend) made our stay exceptional. Oklahoma is a long drive, but we will definitely make the trip again!

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners, Cristina and Rhoni, posses that rare gift of making total strangers feel completely at home the moment one walks through their door. They have created a delightfully spare yet thoroughly welcoming environment designed to still the mind and restore the senses to a fine-tuned state of total well-being. The world just falls away here. And oh the water…... More 

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Sagewater1, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we greatly appreciate your time time and thoughtfulness. I do have a question for you, "Who enjoyed your stay more the both of you or us?" :-) Well, relaxation really isn't a contest but hopefully all our wonderful guests feel as if they won! More 

NY
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful way to rid yourself of an East coast winter! We come each March for three to four nights and simply relax. Not much is done beyond soaking in the spa pool and reading. All of the guests are mindful of the quiet zen-like setting and will engage if engaged. We always meet some wonderful people. The Sidewinder... More 

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Sagewater1, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

We smile every time we see you walking through our front door! It's always great to have you back home with us. After the wild East coast winter and you work schedule, we can understand all the hours you spend soaking and sunning and soaking again! See you next time! More 

New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sagewater Spa saves me so much money on doctors, chiropractors, etc. because my body completely unwinds, balances, realigns, relaxes, resets in the hot pools, great beds, and peaceful vibe. I fly in from the snowy northeast for a few days every spring -- a wonderful restorative vacation.

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Sagewater1, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

Restored "BALANCE," ahhhh, those healing waters, great linens and our the most wonderful guests. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second stay at Sagewater Spa and I thoroughly enjoyed it again. I loved it when the owners would say "welcome home" when I returned after going out for daytime activities. Even their sweet little dog Sage would greet me too. My favorite memory is soaking in the warm mineral water at night while looking at a full... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It IS all about the water. But it is also about the sweet ladies that own the place and simple and clean design of the rooms. Quiet and calm environment to soak in the healing waters when ever your body feels like it as the pools are open 24 hrs. Building is an inspiring mid-century design. View from the pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are not enough great things to say about this gem on an inn. When you arrive you immediately begin to unwind. We stayed here for three nights, two of which we were part of a party that rented the whole Spa. Chris and Roni were phenomenal hosts. The days were spent soaking, relaxing, getting massages, hiking in the nearby... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are lovely and having a small kitchen was really nice. The owners went out of their way to be helpful, lending us hiking books and providing tea. The pool is wonderful; I hate to be cold so the warm water was much appreciated. A very relaxing spot.

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm personal attention, yet easy to be left on our own. Very gracious hosts/management. The spring fed hot pools are to die for - the most luxurious, velvet-like water. We swam morning, evening and night. Great outdoor barbecue and patio. Easy short drive into Palm Springs, and great access to Joshua Tree. In fact, no place closer to Joshua Tree... More 

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Sagewater1, Manager at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words, they mean the world to us. Also thanks for pointing out our proximity to Joshua Tree, around a 20 minute drive North. Both hikers and rock climbers appreciate the warm mineral soaks under the starry skies that prepares them for his or hers next adventure...even strolling Palm Springs, a fifteen minute drive. More 

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