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Desert Hills Hotel

601 West Arenas Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Desert Hills Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited in March and we had reservations for 3 nights, but when our flight was delayed I called to let them know we would be arriving 1 day late and they were so kind to accommodate us and did not charge for the late cancelation. Once we arrived the next day we were welcomed for what... More 

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San Clemente, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A true gem tucked away but yet very close to town. Had a great room. We were there when it was rainy but would have loved to use the pool and spa area. Everyone was helpful. Enjoyed our trip and would definitely return !

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Croughton
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Stayed at this Boutique Hotel last week for six nights, Really great place totally relaxing sat by the lovely quite pool , just a 10 min stroll to all the restaurants and bars you would ever need. The whole package is just great. Reception ,Rachael, Barbera and Jim go out of there way to make you fell welcome and are... More 

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Langley, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Over the last 5 years or so we have stayed in quite a few different types of accommodation, from small hotels downtown to mission style to mid century modern inns and we have finally found the place we will continually return to like so many of the other guests we met. Firstly the owners Jim and Rachel are such good... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We were looking for the quintenssential 50's style hotel and found it in the Desert Hills Hotel. Build in the 50's, the current owners are the third (I think) and it has probably gone through one updating. The property is well-maintained, and Rachel was very helpful booking us a room that would accommodate us and our college-age son. The rooms... More 

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London
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Stayed for a week at the end of October with my husband (he had stayed before). It is a charming hotel, spotlessly clean and a delight. We stayed in Room 12, and in the mornings (even in winter) you can sit outside your room and eat breakfast with the sun on your face. The amenities are good - shower room/bathroom... More 

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San Francisco, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We have stayed in several hotels around Palm Springs but always wanted to try Desert Hills. Our stay in October was perfect just not long enough ! The immaculate rooms are all different most have kitchens and patios overlooking a sparkling pool and neat gardens. The staff are friendly and easygoing. .the guests were mostly loyals returning to their piece... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I have had the pleasure of staying here a couple of times over the past few months and have found it to be wonderfully relaxing and welcoming. The hosts are friendly without being overbearing, they keep up the property and are continually making improvements in the landscaping and pool area. The location is great, just a few short blocks from... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We spent just two nights at this fabulous hotel and will be back. The location is fantastic - walk to restaurants and shops (I brought a flashlight for the walk back from dinner as the streets are not well lit). The grounds are beautiful. The mountain and palm tree view as you float in the pool will take away any... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We just spent 5 nights at Desert Hills, this was our second visit & this time we chose a larger room with a kitchen so we could eat some meals & leftovers by the pool. Unfortunately, we chose Room 15 which although roomy, is the room closest to the hot tub. This means when you're in your room you hear... More 

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