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P. O. Box 139, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
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Desert Lily
Ranked #2 of 4 Joshua Tree B&B and Inns
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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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Crystal Bay, Nevada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

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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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

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

Bath
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights at this amazing B and B. Fabulous location and well placed for Joshua Tree National Park. Carrie has made her B and B an extra special place with attention to the detail, the breakfasts were amazing and wonderful to eat outside in the sunshine. We received a warm welcome and the lounge area and garden area... More 

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Wow!! Thank you so much for the kind words!! I'm so happy you had a nice stay with me and I hope to see you again soon!! More 

Newport Beach, Ca
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Our experience at the Desert Lily could not have been better. Carrie the owner was delightful and engaging. We found our room nicely decorated and the bed comfy. The breakfasts were healthy and delicious. Each morning we ate outside over looking the desert landscape and each evening we soaked in the stars that we never see living close to the... More 

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and spot on details about all the wonderful experiences one can have in the high desert! I love it when my guests partake in it all - not just what I offer here at the Lily. I appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon!! More 

San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This is our second time at the Desert Lily B&B "compound". I call it that because there is a B&B as well as several free standing, self-catering casitas where we typically stay. Then Luna Vista was well-equipped, had lovely setting with indoor & outdoor fireplaces and perfectly fit our needs for a great price. More importantly, the staff were very... More 

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thanks for the terrific review of Luna Vista, Wendy!! I'm so happy you had a great time and are returning!! See you soon!!! More 

EL CAJON
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Decided to give this place a try with all the good reviews it had gotten. WE stayed to go the park and have a nice place to relax in. Stayed in the "biltmore" cabin, it was run down, mismatched, dirty, and the fridge was leaking so there was a big puddle in the middle of the kitchen the whole time.... More 

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

I'm so sorry to hear that your experience was disappointing. I appreciate the valuable feedback and take each of the points you made very seriously. I wish that you would have brought your concerns to my attention during your stay, as many of them could have easily been remedied. And a leaking refrigerator sounds like a serious maintenance problem I... More 

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Address: P. O. Box 139, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > Joshua Tree
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Desert Lily Hotel Joshua Tree

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