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Desert Lily

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P. O. Box 139, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
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$165 per evening, + tax
Desert Lily
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Entertained friends from Nova Scotia who wanted to visit Joshua Tree NP. Wanted to find a special place to stay and The Desert Lily is indeed special. We stayed at the B&B and enjoyed the comfortable well appointed rooms, the lovely breakfast Carrie prepared and the property's beautiful desert setting. The Inn is conveniently located near the northwest entrance to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lovely stay at The Desert Lily. It has a great room with with southwest décor, large windows looking out on the desert, a guitar and a stereo that you can use to play music from your iPhone. We stayed in the Ruby Star room and it was immaculate, had a very comfortable bed and cute Dia de... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I visited Joshua Tree Park in January and stayed in the B'iltmore Bunkhouse on the Desert Lily property. We absolutely loved it! Carrie was awesome in giving us directions and getting the cabin set up for us. There was even a bottle of wine waiting! The Bunkhouse is great for a couple or even a small family.... More 

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Oh my Gosh!! Thank you for such a detailed and WONDERFUL review!!! That's so great!! I really do appreciate you taking the time to share your experience -- you're awesome =o) Please please please come back and stay with me again soon! All the best to you, Carrie More 

Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an ideal place to stay for our three days of exploring Joshua Tree National Park. It is just a few miles from the park entrance and also convenient to the visitor center and restaurants in town. But it sits on a peaceful hill with beautiful views of the valley below and nearby mountains. It is intimate, with only... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The marketing photos and the dirt track approach do not hint at what a gem of a place this is. Our gracious host, Carrie, obviously understands very well the the needs of her international clientele and prepares lovely breakfasts with the flair and the passion of someone who truly understand food. Oh, and Desert Lily is set in five acres... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Desert Lily approximately 6 times now, and it is without a doubt my favorite place to go decompress from the stress and pace of my 'real life'. The innkeeper, Carrie Yeager, is an amazing person who always makes me feel welcome, and her attention to detail and guest comfort will make your stay a most... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Desert Lily. Our room was very comfortable and the greatroom was inviting and a great place to converse with other guests. Highlights included listening to the coyotes at night, the stars, and the streets leading to the Desert Lily. Carrie was willing to do what she could to make our stay wonderful. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My husband and I and our two teenage sons of 17 years to The Desert Lilly for the Winter break from Michigan. We stayed at the Biltmore cabin. My husband and I stayed in the main cabin while the boys had a separate bungalow with twin beds and a bathroom to themselves. It worked out perfectly. The cabins were spotless,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The Desert Lily B&B is a romantic little compound located just minutes outside the west gate of Joshua Tree National Park. There are several guest rooms in the main building and two self-contained cottages nearby. The owner lives on premises and is available to lend assistance, as needed. We stayed in one of the guest rooms in the main building.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This was a great way to enjoy Joshua Tree in comfort. We were only 3 miles from the west entrance so we were able to hike and climb during the day without driving far and sleep in a cozy bed at night. The breakfast both mornings was also awesome. A great way to start each day. There was an endless... More 

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