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Mojave Resort

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73721 Shadow Mountain Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed 3 nights at the Mojave Resort in July. This is low season, so the motel was super quiet. Walking distance (if you can handle the July desert heat!) to El Paseo street which has shops and restaurants. Room was clean but modest. We were right in front of the pool area, which was nice. Wi-fi was not working... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It looks more like motel than resort. Room looks good at first, but when you look closer, everything is old. I would never stayed there alone. It looks a little bit scary. I don't think I will go there again.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My friend and I stayed here during Stagecoach weekend. Very cute little place. I love the retro look. We had a nice continental breakfast every morning. The staff was very polite. I would definitely stay here again! In fact, my friend and I were talking about returning in July!

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San Mateo, California
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The location of Mojave Resort is fabulous, walking distance from El Paseo is a feature that can't be beat. The staff is very friendly and the pool area is great. That being said, the rooms need new carpet, the kitchenette had one wine glass, one drinking glass, no paper supplies so a bit difficult to use for its intended purpose.... More 

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We checked in with Mash on Friday March 27. Fast and efficient process and we got the keys for all three rooms. The rooms were pretty much all the same and kind of disappointing. The carpeting was stained and the whole ambiance was kind of funky. One of the rooms had a very musty odor. The A/C unit in my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A great location in a quiet neighborhood, walking distance to the main shopping and dining street el paseo. Courteous staff. Little nice pool with plenty of chairs. Nice grass for kids to play. Quiet. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Only negatives: Kitchenette was poorly stocked. And the bed was hard as a rock! I longed for a mattress topper. Despite... More 

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Richland, MI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for four nights in March and couldn't be happier. This is a small motel with about 20 rooms arrayed in a circular courtyard around a swimming pool that's ringed with mature trees, so you can find sun or shade all day long.Located a block off the east end of the El Passeo, it's an... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Mojave Resort is very nicely situated for the shops and restaurants on El Paseo. Nice quiet residential area. The rooms vary a lot but are all the same price so worth asking for a larger one with kitchen.. Helpful staff and adequate breakfast. Nice by the pool but pool pump and fridges could be quieter. Very comfy bed, noisy aircon.... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

...but I wanted to let you know that my experience with attempting to cancel our reservation was very very annoying. After many attempts to receive a cancellation confirmation from this hotel, via email and telephone call, I spoke to Mash on the phone who confirmed that my reservation was cancelled. However, today, I received a "thank-you" email from this hotel,... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The hotel was everything I was hoping it would be based on what I'd read. The rooms are simply, but stylishly decorated, the property is well maintained and it was very relaxing. The hotel provides towels for the pool and hot tub as well as Motlon Brown shampoo/conditioner, etc in pumps (I appreciate not throwing away little single-serve bottles every... More 

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