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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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So. California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
19 helpful votes 19 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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3 helpful votes 3 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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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
1 review
19 helpful votes 19 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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Las Vegas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We just returned from our 4th visit to Desert Sun this year, and the review title goes a long way toward explaining why we come back. We make it a point to come on those weekends when there is a Friday or Saturday night dance in the Bare Buns night club, which in our case was Valentine's day, Memorial day,... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Overall okay. The rooms could use a little updating. The cockroach that showed up in the bathroom needs to find a new home. The outside grounds are georgeous. We enjoyed the stroll around the grounds at night.

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Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Be sure to check the bedding sheets when you check into your room or at least before going to bed. You would not want to experience what we did! It put a damper on our 4 day visit. We will not be back

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Orange County, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

So far three trips this summer and we just can't get enough! We have more planned! Went for my boyfriend's birthday after not having been for 9 months and were greeted like old friends - Michael (who is a gem) even gave us a fun little gift for the BF's birthday. And Amanda is always a star, she even pinch... 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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