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The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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Boulder
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

From the Breakfast at El Jefe, to drinks by the pool, to dinner at Tinto, I couldn't really ask for too much more. the rooms were clean and spacious at an extremely reasonable rate! I'd love to be back during one of their weekend pool parties. If you are looking for a fun place to stay with plenty of activities... More 

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SaguaroPS, General Manager at The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Chris, Palm Springs is the ultimate destination for a quick vacation, and it sounds like you made the most of yours! There's nothing better than soaking up the sun just steps away from the relief of a crisp, cool pool. Thank you for the kind words — I know that Stephanie and the rest of the team will be happy... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

I've stayed at this hotel twice, both times having ended up with it in a blind bid process. The first time--a year or two ago--it was a Holiday Inn and the decor was fine. In its latest form, the multi-colored primary painting may be interesting to the coloring book set, but seems silly to anyone over the age of 25.... More 

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SaguaroPS, General Manager at The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dear836Jeff_S836 Thanks for your recent visit and review of our hotel. While most of our guests are thrilled with the dramatic redesign of Saguaro over the army green hue of the previous operator, the bold colors are not for everyone. I’m pleased our front desk graciously waived the resort fees even though we fully disclose our fees with all travel... More 

Mesa, Arizona, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Clean, spacious rooms, with friendly staff. I'm in a wheelchair, and I have to say it's the most accessible hotel i've ever stayed in!!! The food is absolutely amazing!! The overall atmosphere is colorful and inviting!!! I would definitely stay here again!!!

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SaguaroPS, General Manager at The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Vernae, Thank you for staying with us! It sounds like you really made the most of your trip! Our vibrant colors are sure to lift anyone's spirits. :) It is so gratifying to hear such kind words — thank you for taking the time to review us. We hope to welcome you back next year! Warm regards, David Curell, General... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We loved staying here. Read the reviews but disagree with many of them. We found the staff to be very helpful and nice. The food was very good and you cannot beat the pool area. It is a very cheerful place that makes you feellike you are on vacation. Would stay here again.

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SaguaroPS, General Manager at The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

You're right, Edward! Our pool area can't be beat. We're thrilled that you had so much fun soaking up the sun with us. Thanks for taking the time to review us. Come back and see us again soon! Best, David Curell, General Manager More 

San Diego, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Got a fab last minute deal via the much hated Priceline. (I don't hate them, I imagine the hotel's do). I was able to check in right on time (4pm) and was given a great 3rd floor room facing the road/mtns. The rooms and hotel are so vibrantly colored, I loved it! Everyone I came into contact with was super... More 

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SaguaroPS, General Manager at The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Between AM yoga, our beautiful pool and the majestic view from your room, it sounds like you made the most of your time in Palm Springs! I'm so happy to hear how pleased your were with your stay. Your review really captured what The Saguaro Palm Springs is all about. Thank you for taking the time to write it. We'd... More 

moorpark,ca
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

I went here with my husband and kids are it was really fun! The bright colors are different and give it a fun atmosphere.I would go back but would go back with other couples or girlfriends. IT was fine for kids but I would go to a place that has waterslides for kids etc.... The pool is large and the... More 

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SaguaroPS, General Manager at The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us! We're ecstatic that you and your family had such a wonderful time with us. However, I'm curious — would you mind sharing what brought down your rating? Any thing you can tell us will allow us to improve, so don't hesitate to reach out if you'd like to talk! Until then, thank you for the... More 

La Puente
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

I just recently stayed at The Saguaro with my fiance. We decided to go to Palm Springs to lay by the pool and enjoy the local scenery. I have to begin by saying that check in was super easy and fun. The employee who checked us in (i cannot remember his name for the life of me) was awesome!!!.. Our... More 

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SaguaroPS, General Manager at The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Rosie, It sounds like you and your fiance had a blast soaking up the sun at our pool! There is no better way to enjoy the beauty of the desert. You make a good point about our DJ's mix. We have always found that she was great pumping up the crowd, but we'll talk to her about introducing some more... More 

Beverly Hills
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Be prepared for an absolute crazy local scene at the pool. The linens and pillows are good if you can sleep with all the partying going on throughout the hotel.This is absolutely NOT A PLACE FOR CHILDREN! The food is fantastic and the El Jefe restaurant has great people like MIcheal. Great bikes and front desk people just trashy people... More 

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SaguaroPS, General Manager at The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry to learn of your disappointment. While our pool scene is quite lively on the weekends, we find that the vibe is decidedly more relxed during the week. While we don't have activites for children at the hotel, we can best descirbe our hotel as perfect for the young and young at heart. Thanks for your feedback. We hope... More 

San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This hotel is definitely one of the most unique properties I've ever stayed at. The level of service from the hotel staff and colors throughout the hotel promote such a positive energy. The rooms are big and the swimming pool was awesome. I absolutely loved the pool parties this hotel hosts, I met some great new friends their. Unfortunately, My... More 

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SaguaroPS, General Manager at The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dan, Thanks for staying with us. Our color scheme really does reflect the vibrant energy of Palm Springs! While I'm thrilled that you had such a wonderful time with us, I'm sorry that your experience at Tinto did not leave a similar impression. Feel free to contact me at dcurell@jdvhotels.com to further discuss your dining experience.Thank you for your candor.... More 

San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This hotel was renovated in the cheapest fashion. The crowd was VERY young and the music they forced us (by the pool) to listen to was ghetto at best. I would not stay here again, even if it were free. Sorry guys but this place needs some class :-0

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SaguaroPS, General Manager at The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

We are proud to offer a fun getaway for guests of all ages.The pool scene is indeed quite lively during the weekend — our scene during the week is much more relaxed. That being said, we hope you'll give us another try. I know you won't be disappointed! Best, David Curell, General Manager More 

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