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Desert Sun Resort

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1533 Chaparral Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262 (Formerly Desert Shadows Resort)
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped over for 4 days and had the most relaxing time just sitting by the pool all day and soaking in the spa of cause with a drink. But with the apartments so close it was no effort. The small cafe was great for a meal or a coffee.

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4 Thank Robert P
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We just returned from a great New Years weekend at the Desert Sun Resort in Palm Springs, and loved it. We stayed in a one-bedroom villa that had a private patio with a nice view of the grounds The see-through fireplace in the bedroom and to the living room was very nice as well as the kitchen. The Jacuzzi tub... More 

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3 Thank CNDTravel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we spent 3 nights four days at Desert sun Resort, also attended new year eve party at the club. The resort is very classy and comfortable. People are really nice and welcoming. The owner John & Elizabeth are super friendly. Highly recommended!

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3 Thank rosweet
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We loved Desert Sun Resort! Yes, we were hesitant and agreed at the gate to pull chute if necessary. But there was no reason for angst. First off, there were all sorts of people - mostly couples. Ages ranged from mid-20s to mid-70s with an average age around 45. We did not feel out of place as mid-30's. All sorts... More 

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11 Thank S L
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Great location, beautiful grounds, warm, friendly staff throughout and management and a relaxing ambiance made for a wonderful week's vacation. Mmmm massage and weekend restaurant! Thank you, we will be back. R. Bruce

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5 Thank R B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This place is very clean and nice. 3 pools and very private. Can walk to most of the dinner places off site The staff was fine. Not real busy so nice and comfy roomy resort The other couples are friendly and approachable to talk to

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7 Thank KJ D
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We've been to many c/o resorts - Caliente, Paradise Lakes, Cypress Cove, plus numerous Caribbean destinations and Desert Sun was by far the best. The grounds were immaculately cared for, the staff helpful and friendly, location was perfect. Our trip included 3 days in Vegas, 3 in Desert Sun, and then 4 more in Vegas. We both wish we would... More 

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8 Thank John S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

This has to be the best most fun place my girlfriend and I have ever stayed at. We were the youngest couple there but felt very comfortable and welcomed by the guest and especially the staff. We are both in our mid 20s but was awesome hanging out with older couples having great convos and drinks. The bartenders are amazing... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is one of our favorite c/o resorts. This is by far the best we have encountered in Palm Springs. The grounds are clean and spacious. There are three different, depending on whether you want active or quiet. The rooms are comfortable and many have been recently updated. The staff is friendly and helpful. The location is close to downtown... More 

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6 Thank Susan R
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We stayed a few nights here and thoroughly enjoyed the people and the surroundings. Enjoyed the tennis courts and the social aspect. Well situated close to town and other amenities. We tried the tow other nearby c/o places for a night each but they really do not compare. Should mention that compared to the other places the there was a... More 

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