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Desert Lily

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P. O. Box 139, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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80 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place to stay, tastefully decorated: inside everything reminds the surrounding landscape. Nice cookies and port wine are available. Breakfast is nice too, cooked and served by the owner herself. By the way, she es truly amazing: the coolest person you can imagine running a B&B, besides being beautiful, educated

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Gosh, I think I'm blushing =o) Thanks for the kind words! I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay here, thanks for braving the holiday craze!! Hope to see you again soon!! Happy New Year!!! More 

Aliso Viejo, CA
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Beautiful house, cute room, delicious breakfast, good cookies, location close enough to the park and town to be convenient but still secluded, and all that good stuff that a B&B should have. Carrie herself though, is awesome. At some places the owners can be either quite aloof or rather too sweet. Carrie keeps it real and is just a really... More 

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Hey there! Thanks for the excellent review!! I really enjoyed having you guys - LOVED our foodie conversations!! Can't wait to see you again =o) More 

Los Angeles, CA
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

This is a lovely property within easy driving distance to Joshua Tree. Located over a large swath o desert there is a main inn and several guest houses. I stayed at the main inn. There is a beautiful living area with fireplace, books and treats including sangria, cookies, tea and hot chocolate, available any time. The rooms are decorated with... More 

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Metro NYC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We stayed here in early October, as part of a "California Road Trip" for our anniversary. The Desert Lily was our first stop - and a perfect kickoff to our trip. There’s so much to say about our experience…I’ll try to keep it organized:  First, the property: What a presentation! Everything is tastefully and artfully decorated with local flavor... More 

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Dana Point, California
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Oh, this B&B is so desert-ly adorable! Carrie is friendly & super helpful. Rooms are tiny but cozy. No TVs, but hey! Lots of natural beauty on local walks. Walls a tiny bit thin, so if you want a little more privacy choose the end room. Loved all the rooster art & Carrie's warm chocolate chip cookies! ...a great visit!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The Biltmore at The Desert Lily was great! The whole weekend was exactly what we needed. The house was very quiet, comfy, and clean and set in an extremely beautiful place. We can't wait to go back!!!

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

I am so happy you enjoyed your stay at the B'iltmore Bunkhouse!! It means a lot to me! I appreciate the Excellent review too!! Please come back soon! More 

west hollywood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

A great overall experience...great communication and quality of stay with the accommodations, morning breakfast, and setting...Near the west entrance into the main park... take your time in getting to her place because the final roads are dirt with some places to navigate...but once you arrive you'll be happy you chose this location

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks for the review! Yup, the roads can be an adventure - some think it's kinda cool ;o) I truly appreciate​ you staying with me and I hope to see you again soon!! Happy New Year to you!! More 

El Monte, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Had a great time with my best friend during the weekend. Very relaxing mini vacation....Stayed at the B’iltmore Bunkhouse and LOVED the little house very cute. Will plan another trip soon and stay at B’iltmore Bunkhouse.

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Happy New Year!! And thank you so much for staying with me!! I appreciate your business - and you taking the time to write such a nice review! You rock!! More 

Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We loved our whole experience there: the location, the house, the food, the friendliness of the hostess, the benign environment. We would recommend this place to others and would come again. Thank you!

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the EXCELLENT review of The Desert Lily!! I appreciate you staying with me and taking the time to write a review! I hope you'll be back! Until then, happy travels!! More 

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91 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I tend to forget how much I love a good Bed and Breakfast until I stay at a place like Desert Lily. What a pleasure! After months of hotels, even nice ones, staying at the Desert Lily was a treat. The room was certainly big enough for two, though I was travelling by myself. I suggest the one on the... More 

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the excellent review! You gave lots of helpful information, too! For the record, each room in the inn can accommodate up to two adults, so families with small children can choose one of the four cabins (check out my website for details). I enjoyed meeting you, and thoroughly enjoyed our breakfast conversation! What a... More 

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