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El Mirasol Villas

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525 Warm Sands Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264
El Mirasol Villas
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington, DC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely the best value of the Warm Sands gay resorts. Had a nice large room with comfortable queen size bed. Nice TV, bathroom, closet. Includes fridge. Room cleaned beautifully every day. Great water pressure. Friendly staff. Nice pools. I prefer the unheated one but most seem to prefer the heated one. Also easy walk to downtown restaurants and gay bars.... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Just stayed there last week from South Dakota and what a wonderful place to escape the cold. Bruce and Paul are great hosts and make you feel at home the minute you arrive at the property. Skip always makes sure there is a good breakfast for you in the morning. The place is very well maintained and clean. The hummingbirds... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We were scheduled to stay elsewhere for the week of New Years when friends decided to join us and the place we were staying was sold out. From the moment I spoke to Paul, I knew this would be a good experience. He was so kind and helpful and very engaging. This property is a little gem. Mostly individual cottages/villas/casita... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have visited El Mirasol by myself and with my partner, sometimes twice each year and sometimes only once, and we have consistently enjoyed every stay at El Mirasol - without exception! Hosts, Paul and Bruce, welcome guests back like family members and are never, ever, in your face. They are fantastic hosts, greeting guests by name around the pool,... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Translated literally from the Spanish - El Mirasol - is just that and more! There's certainly plenty of Sun and Flowers in Palm Springs and the property boasts the warmth and divine hospitality one would expect from this magical and tranquil hotel and villas. Located just ten minutes from the airport, and greeted on arrival by Paul and Bruce, two... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Had a great time here. Our room was big, the bed was very comfortable and everything was very clean. We had patio off of our room overlooking a garden area with fruit trees where hummingbirds buzzed around and birds sang all day. The grounds were nice, fountains and tropical plants throughout. The layout is such that each accommodation seemed to... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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71 hotel reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My partner and I, joined by our friends from San Diego, visited her again for probably the 14th year, and we continue to love this beautiful, well-run guesthouse. The grounds are gorgeous -- bungalows built by Howard Hughes for his desert retreat and beautifully maintained landscaping. But what makes the place is the owners Paul and Bruce, who have become... More 

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St. Helena, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

If you're looking for live DJ's and a dance floor, this isn't the place, but if you're looking for a place to relax poolside with friends or your partner, then this is the perfect find! The property has charm, the grounds are well kept, the hosts and day and evening staff are wonderful. The rooms are very clean, and well... More 

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Napa, CA.
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

I just got home from a 1 week stay at the EMV and I could not be more relaxed and refreshed! I noticed a few bad reviews, but honestly I cannot understand why. I suggest that you think about your expectations before you are underwhelmed and hurt someones business from bad reviews. This is my second time at the EMV... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Although located in the heart of the 'notorious' Warm Sands area - and while still embracing clothing optional poolside - the vibe remains relaxed and not cruisy (and All Worlds is across the street if you do want a change of pace) El Mirasol is a charming little collection of bungalows and good sized studios with 2 pools and jacuzzi.... More 

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