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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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Redondo Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago via mobile

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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Crystal Bay, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Newport Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The Desert Lily is owned and run by the adorable, artistic, energetic Carrie who made us feel welcome, comfortable and quite at home. The setting is beautiful, her eye for southwestern/desert decor, talent at creating a delicious breakfast, wealth of information regarding the surrounding area were both welcome and helpful to us. My boyfriend and I stayed at the B&B... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed at the Bunkhouse and what a view! If you are looking for an escape from the daily grind, this is the place. The property is also just a few miles from the National Park entrance. Make sure to stock up on supplies before you come - it is up a dirt road and away from civilization.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed in the B'iltmore Bunkhouse for 3 nights back in October 2013 (it's taken a while to get round to writing here!) as part of our honeymoon trip around California. This was the best part of an already incredibly good holiday. The accommodation was simple but perfect with some fantastic, quirky decoration! We travelled with our 1 year old... More 

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

How wonderful to hear from you!! Thank you very much for taking the time to review The Desert Lily!! I appreciate your comments and I'm thrilled that you enjoyed your stay!! Wishing you all the best!! Carrie More 

San Diego, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Wife and I stayed two nights earlier this month. Immaculately polished, decorated and landscaped. We slept well, ate creative and healthy. And enjoyed a bottomless cookie jar. Off the main road, quiet. We're from San Diego and have found a new best place to go to.

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback!! I'm so glad you had a nice visit!! See you again soon!! More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

We ventured out to Joshua Tree the weekend of Thanksgiving. We arrived at Carrie (the proprietor's) doorstep late the evening of Thanksgiving. She welcomed us inside to a very warm and inviting southwestern style living room and handed us a bottle of wine. I knew we had made a great choice :) The B&B is a bit off the beaten... More 

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Thank you for your wonderful review!! I really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at The Desert Lily =o) More 

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