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715 E. San Lorenzo Road, Palm Springs, CA 92264
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  • Location
    4.5 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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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a ton of gay guest houses and hotels in Palm Springs for the LGBT travelers. But the Tortuga del Sol is the best I've ever visited (and I've stayed at a lot of hotels over the years in Palm Springs.) This is a small (twelve rooms) well-kept, clean, really enjoyable place to stay in the Warm Sands area... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

So if you're looking for a low key place to get away that has nice guests and friendly owners, this is the place to stay. We went there in August (yes oppressively hot) for my birthday just to relax. We stayed in one of the suites, so we had a full kitchen which was great. The GOOD: 1. Location if... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Dead boring place they don't admit other than guests who are staying at the hotel, meaning there's no day passes so all you have to mingle with is whoever is staying at that time, if someone else is staying of course. If your idea of spending a quiet, peaceful dead vacation compared to the cemetery this a great place for... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I stayed here a couple of nights on a short trip to PS in August. Nice property and room was very clean. First time to stay at one of the gay resorts on San Lorenzo and really like the area. It is less "active" than the Warm Sands area but that's fine by me. Have to say that the king... More 

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Azusa, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is a well maintained albeit dowdy and tired gay men’s resort that caters to older guys, especially Canadians in the spring fleeing winter. (They offer special plans for extended stays.) Disregard the website that portrays this as a happening place for randy young muscle boys. It is not. The owner couple is conscientious and the vibe is generally quiet... More 

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El Monte, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I wanted a place where it wasn't going to be too cruisey, where I can relax naked by the pool, and most of all a place that had personality. And this place is it. I arrived a little early, but the owner was nice about letting me check in before 4pm. He showed me around the property, the turtles, the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Had a great stay recently-my second this year- felt at home and pampered by the owners and staff. Comfortable, cozy and warm hospitality extended to all. Looking forward to the next visit. The pet friendly option is very convenient for those of us who have a dog-and we took advantage of it.

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Seattle, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Comfortable rooms at a reasonable price. It's one of the best deals I've found in PS, especially for a single room without a kitchen. The owners are great -- friendly and helpful. The breakfast is fine. And there always seem to be fun guests staying there for enjoyable social interaction. And even though it's on the south side of the... More 

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long beach, ca
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I feel conflicted about this review and providing only three stars when there are other less deserving properties that are even more overrated but I have come to expect that most reviewers on this site are less discerning or do not understand what "5 stars" actually means. The property is lovely and the host was quite warm and welcoming when... More 

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary at Tortuga Del Sol. Property is clean and well kept. Rooms are clean and well maintained. Bed was extremely comfortable. Friendly and very accommodating staff. Heated pool was kept very clean, as was the hot tub. Quiet, friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Would definitely stay here again!

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Address: 715 E. San Lorenzo Road, Palm Springs, CA 92264
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Palm Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Tortuga Del Sol Hotel Palm Springs

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