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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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Sonoma, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We needed a place to stay for a wedding weekend - and are so glad we found the Desert Lily. Carrie welcomed us into her home and provided us with delicious breakfasts served on the patio with lovely views of her garden and the surrounding mountains and desert. The room was small but well appointed - thoughtful touches everywhere --... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing three night stay at the Desert Lily. It was our first visit to Joshua Tree but it won't be our last because we loved the tranquility and Carrie's wonderful hospitality. She really thinks of everything down to coolers and day packs to use in the park to smores kits to use outside by the firepit. The... More 

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent an amazing weekend at the Desert Lily. The location is the best place is Joshua Tree. Carrie, the owner, is a wonderful host. The rooms are very cleans and the views - OMG - the views are great. A friend of Carrie's gave us a presentation about the stars. Carrie prepared a wonderful breakfast. We... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For spring break this year our family of five wanted to visit Joshua Tree. I found the Desert Lily on google and we booked the Rancho Rincon. We had a fabulous time. Carrie was wonderful to work with, the property was beautiful. Of course the cowboy hot tubs were the kids favorite. I know it probably sounds cheesy, but between... More 

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walnut creek, ca
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent two nights at the Desert Lily. We have traveled to Joshua Tree for business and pleasure for 20 years and have stayed in most of the motels and campgrounds in the area. We will certainly be return visitors to the Desert Lily. Most of the hotels are right off of the highway where you will... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at one of the independent houses - Rincon. We loved the house. It had lots of character & everything we could have wanted. The kitchen is well equipped & we loved the cowboy bath. The setting is amazing, private with incredible scenery. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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 April 10, 2015

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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

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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