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The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

4.0 of 5 1800 East Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

My two girlfriends and I decided to stay at the Saguaro for one night (Sunday through Monday) for a short weekend birthday getaway. It used to be a Holiday Inn and was revamped by the same group who revamped the Ace in Palm Springs. We loved the bright and modern decor of the place... very cheerful and pleasant in comparison... More 

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We're happy to bring a little color to Palm Springs! Our colors represent the vibrant blooms of the desert. I'm glad that you liked their energy as much as we do. It's our pleasure to help you relax, so it's great to hear that our staff took good care of you. Thanks for the lovely review. We'll see you next... More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Stayed for 1 night on a girls trip. Loved the bright flavorful color scheme. The check-in attendants were very friendly and helpful and started the trip off on the right foot. The pool had a DJ and was packed with mostly a younger crowd, sprinklend in with older weekenders. Both were ready to have a good time and layout. Pool... More 

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

Our fun colors definitely attract the young at heart! Glad that you all were able to relax at the pool and enjoy the sunshine. I'm sorry about your air conditioner, but it's great to hear that we got you taken care of so quickly! Thanks for the wonderful review. We'll see you again soon! Best, David Curell, General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

We chose the colorful and fun Saguaro to celebrate our daughter Olivia's 2nd birthday. The hotel was beautiful and El Jefe was lovely. The staff were friendly and everyone was super sweet to our daughter. Checking in, Andrew asked what was our daughter's favorite things, I told him she loves Peter Pan. A few hours there was a knock on... More 

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

It's great to hear from you again. I'm thrilled that we could help make your daughter's birthday so memorable! Our hotel can be a bit confusing, and we will definitely see what we can do to improve the signage for our guests. Thank you for celebrating this happy day with us. We can't wait to see you all again! Regards,... More 

Los Angeles, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Rose at the Front Desk is AMAZING! When checking in, I told her a few friends and I were in town to celebrate my birthday. Not only did she upgrade me to a better suite than what I'd reserved, she also had a couple of mini-bottles of Brut sent to my room, allowed us in the room at noon instead... More 

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

Sounds like you had a fabulous birthday! I'm delighted to hear how impressed you were with your room, and with Rose! She's wonderful. I'll be sure she hears your kind words for herself. I'm sorry about the confusion regarding the iPod dock. We're happy to reverse the charge, so thanks for calling us to clear that up. Thank you for... More 

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012 via mobile

Scored a last minute deal through hotels tonight, and the place was nice. Family loved it.kids loved swimming. Venue is more of a youthful spot (21-40) hanging at the pool with a cocktail. Also pet friendly place for those wanting to take their pooch with them.

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

Glad you scored such a sweet deal! We definitely attract the young at heart. Our fun crowd always makes for a perfect weekend escape! Thanks for giving us a try. We hope to see you all again soon. Best, David Curell, General Manager More 

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

I planned a last minute weekend in Palm Springs this past Memorial Day and not having a reservation, I nearly panicked when making our arrangements. But my panic quickly turned to relaxation when a manager at The Saguaro personally arranged a poolside room for us and within 12 hours, we were sipping cocktails in the warm sun. As a Joie... More 

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

Ed, I'm glad we could get you such a great room, even at the last minute! On behalf of the entire staff, it makes us so proud to hear that we've exceeded your already high expectations. Thank you so much for taking the time to review us — you really described us to a T! Please come back and see... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

By far the best hotel in Palm Springs! From the over the top colorful decor to the staff and their wonderful personalities, this hotel is amazing (especially for the price). The pool is super hip and lends a great party atmosphere but is also relaxing and features hot pink beach towels. Always a plus in my book. We ate the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

This hotel would be great at $150/night, but at $350/night for memorial day it leaves a lot to be desired. the over-run pool with pumping techno music (this was prob just for Mem Day wknd) was more than annoying for Palm Springs. If you want this atmosphere, you'd probably goto Vegas/ LA instead. The room design is brutal: the orange... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

The front desk staff was really nice and helpful. But, that's where the enjoyment stopped. The restaurant, Tinto, was awful. The place is not ready to be open for business. The hostess told us they were completely booked for dinner. However, she neglected to mention that we could eat at the bar. We only found out after we were about... More 

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

Dear HolaAmigo_12, Thanks for your visit and review. I'm pleased to know you found the front desk staff nice and helpful and you felt our room size generous, but concerned everything was not to your satisfaction. While the bold colors of Saguaro aren't for eveyone, they are meant to reflrect the colors of desert flowers and evoke the happiness emotion... More 

San Diego, California
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13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Positives: - vibrant colors all around the hotel (lobby, hallways, pool area, rooms) = makes you happy! - free bikes to run around town (first come first serve) - free shuttle once every hour to take you downtown - Ralphs across the street - free yoga class ! - good bath products Small concern/advice: - This hotel seems to have... More 

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

Sara, It sounds like you had a fabulous stay! Our vibrant colors are definitely a mood-booster. They represent the blooms of the desert. I'm glad you liked them as much as we do. We do like to host events around our pool, so thanks for leaving that tip to future travelers. Thanks for taking the time to review us both... More 

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Address: 1800 East Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Palm Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 245
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Palm Springs
Palm Springs Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Palm Springs
#6 Family Hotel in Palm Springs
#9 Spa Hotel in Palm Springs
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Palm Springs

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