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High Desert Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   61310 29 Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good value for the money, agree with most of the other good review comments and from the not-so-good the most applicable is about the firm mattress and flat pillows. So if plush mattresses and especially plump pillows are you requirement then one of the higher priced options should be your choice, but otherwise a good place to stay.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting this independent motel for about the past ten years, and just keep going back. My last trip there was over Christmas 2014. Vijay, the owner, is very friendly and a well respected member of the local community. The rooms are spacious, clean, warm, and include a full size fridge and microwave. Restaurants and bars are very... More 

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Naples, Italy
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are clean, warm and very quiet. The motel is located about 2 mins drive from the 2/3 restaurants in the area and the owners are very nice. We had a 9-rooms reservation, Vijai helped us with the booking and also gave us a group discount. If I ever go back to Joshua Tree, this will be the place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

All good! Microwave, coffee and coffee pot, refrigerator. An OK BUT SMALL flatscreen, but I was in a small economy room - Wi-Fi (not that reliable), friendly service, good hot water - great shower - clean - asked for extra pillows and it was fine - was ill - the owner brought me bottled water to my room - and... More 

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Sunrise, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Perfect location: close to Joshua Tree entrance. Very affordable and clean. Even has a laundry. We were also delighted to borrow the citrus juicer. Beautiful morning view. Highly recommended as this place is very accommodating.

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Sierra Madre, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I'm a climber and I often stay here. It well kept, there is little noise, it's by the entrance to Joshua Tree. The price is right its clean, friendly, and they have discount coupons for local businesses.

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Joshua Tree National Park, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I've been staying here a few days as a treat to self from having been out in the desert with a pretty chronic cough. VJ is great; kind and welcoming. Great rates, even cheaper than some longer termed housing options I've looked at in the area. I've slept well here, been comfortable with the darkened rooms, the cooling system, clean... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

The first time I came here I was a little on guard especially because reception is behind plexiglass. I now return more confidently. The rooms are basic, decorated with office furniture. It's clean and I throw my sleeping bag on the bed. I can't complain because it's great value and really close to where I want to be.

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St Ives, Cambs, Uk
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16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We appreciated the comfortable accommodation with all the extras, frig, freezer, microwave, coffeemaker close to all the facilities. Very closetoo to the Park gate and a recommendation with a discount for one of the local eateries.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Where else can you get a good cheap room that is this nice! Highly recommend. It's not a castle or a place...but it is an excellent clean spot to sleep. Friendly service. perfect access to Joshua Tree National Park.. it is just down the road. And there is a great pizzeria right down the road as well.

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Address: 61310 29 Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Joshua Tree
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — High Desert Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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