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Desert Sun Resort

3.0 of 5 1533 Chaparral Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262 (Formerly Desert Shadows Resort)
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fargo, North Dakota
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129 reviews 129 reviews
114 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our second stay and we found it to be more enjoyable this time. Our first visit was over a major holiday weekend and the resort was full. A lot of the crowd seemed to know each other and we found the atmosphere to be a little "cliquey". This time was completely different--a smaller crowd and most of the... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just left Desert Sun and we were both sad to leave. We are new to the clothing optional resorts so I was a little nervous about what to expect. After about five minutes all my fears were set aside, everyone was so nice. What a relaxing weekend we had! The grounds are beautiful we walked around and it just... More

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Cedar Park TX
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wrote a review of DSR back in February based solely on a day visit. Since then my wife and I returned for a 5 night stay in mid October and then I returned a couple of weeks later by myself for a 2 night stay while in the area on business. Had a great stay both times. Nice, friendly... More

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12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at the resort around 9:30pm and the front desk got us checked in and into our room very quickly. We had a 2BR condo with a garden view. The resort is extremely clean and very beautiful. The guests were also wonderful. We spent the first day at and in the quiet pool with only 1 other couple most... More

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So. California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed at Desert Sun Resort, Oct 10 thru 12. It was the third visit here and we both think it was the best yet. Since it was our third time at Desert Sun we knew what to expect. The resort did not fail to meet expectations! We did notice the new furnishings in the chaparral... More

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Buffalo, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is our 5th stay at Desert sun. My wife and I love this place. All the staff are great, the mangers ( Michale and Teresa ) are by far the best mangers of any resort we have ever been at. We rate this place a 10 for cleanliness and for the beauty of the grounds. If you ever plan... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Over the Labor Day weekend my wife and I celebrated our fifth anniversary of going to Desert Sun Resort. On our first visit, my wife was very anxious about being at a Naturist resort and was on the verge of wanting to go home after we arrived. I told her we would spend the night and leave in the morning.... More

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We have been to nudist resorts in the past in Australia so are used to the friendly, relaxed lifestyle and are quite comfortable with being in a nudist environment. This was also the second time we have stayed at the Desert Sun, and while I agree with the other reviewers that the accomodations are clean we found them to be... More

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2 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I just returned from five days at the desert Sun Resort. This was our seventh there, and we continue to be impressed with the comfortable accommodations, cleanliness of the rooms, beautiful grounds and excellent food and service at the Desert Sun Cafe. There is very little staff turnover, which adds a personal touch to returning guest. If... More

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vancouver island
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I'm a picky guy and usually I find something to complaint about. But not this time ! This place is absolutely beautiful, very well maintained, management (hi Mike!) and staff are very friendly and helpful. Not to mention a location itself- very close to everything and secluded at the same time. Just for curiosity I went to check a similar... More

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Address: 1533 Chaparral Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262 (Formerly Desert Shadows Resort)
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Palm Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Desert Sun Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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