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1611 S Calle Palo Fierro, Palm Springs, CA 92264
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Oh my. I debated whether to write this review or not; this truly is one of those places you kinda want to keep to yourself. But alas.... As others have said, this is really a unique space in Palm Springs. Six bungalows, great salt water pool and gas patio fireplace, and amazingly styled and comfortable rooms. The Desert Star is... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We're so pleased we chose the Desert Star based on the reviews here. It's small so feels like more of a retreat, and with Richard living on site it's almost like being a visitor in his guest wing. They clearly thrive on repeat business. The property is immaculate and stylish - a mix of that infamous Palm Springs modernism and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We've been coming to the Desert Star for years and have never had anything other than a spectacular time. We tend to go during the off seasons (November, Feb, March etc) and we almost always have the place to ourselves. Even if we didn't, with only 6 bungalows in the whole place it'll never get too busy, and we've met... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We were in room #6 and it was perfect! Clean, great A/C, nice furnishings and a great patio. Scott greeted us and then left us alone to enjoy our Palm Springs adventure. We will definitely stay at the Desert Star again and we will definitely recommend the Desert Star to friends/family. Awesome!

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Saratoga, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

Am so thrilled that I picked this little gem to stay in -- LOVED LOVED IT!! Made friends with other guests (only 6 rooms in total) sitting around the fire by the pool -- how amazing is that! Beats large anonymous hotels hands down (and I say that as an extensive world traveller). Very close to the downtown and a... More 

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Los Angeles
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

I dig this little hotel, they have everything you need and are very accomodating. Free bikes for your use, kitchens in every room, steps to the pool. The small number of rooms and no kid policy ensure a relaxing day by the pool, gazing at the palm trees and mountains, snacks and drinks at the ready. A friend staying up... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2011

We were attending a big fancy wedding and didn't want to stay at the hotel. Desert Star was just donw the road and such a nice place to return to. The attention to details was amazing. If I ever go back to Palm Springs, this is where we will stay. I thought I wrote a review previously, but don't see... More 

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Templeton, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2011

We loved the Desert Star Hotel! Beautiful design and full of great midcentury furniture and decor. Only six units, so very quiet and private. The saltwater pool was great and even in the hot summer the pool was shaded perfectly in the afternoon. We enjoyed taking the two cruiser bikes out in the morning for coffee too. We will definitely... More 

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winnipeg mb
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2011

Super clean (I think you could eat off of the paving stones on the patio and floors!); well supplied units; great, prompt and friendly tho' unobtrusive service. It's a quiet secluded little place in a great location with a great host. The WiFi was a real plus.

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on the road
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

I have stayed at the Desert Star 3 times now and I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE it. I travel from Melbourne, Australia, to visit it whenever I am in the United States. I seriously think I am obsessed with that place and how good I feel when I stay there. I dream about The Desert Star and I have photos... More 

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Address: 1611 S Calle Palo Fierro, Palm Springs, CA 92264
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Palm Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5

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