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Desert Riviera Hotel

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610 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just got back, and can't wait to go again ! This place is AMAZING !!! Everything about it is top notch ! The staff, the ambiance, the room, the service, You just have to try it to believe it. We always come back so relaxed and refreshed. TRY IT, YOU'LL LOVE IT !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't travel as much as some and comparatively, not that many places to stack up against this charming boutique hotel. I've stayed in mega resorts that are beautiful in their own way. But I have to say the charm of this place knocks them all down quite a few notches. The staff is amazing. We did not meet everyone... More 

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Placentia, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just spent a long weekend at the Desert Riviera. What a gem of a hotel. Judy and her team are so welcoming you feel as if you are part of the family from the moment you arrive. The attention to detail is fantastic. It's as if they anticipate what you want/need before you do. Rooms are so charming, neat and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our return visit to the Desert Riviera and the only reason that the we returned to Palm Springs was to actually stay here rather than to come to Palm Springs. It is difficult to know where to start, I will start with the ‘normal’ comments when reviewing, immaculately clean both with regards to the room and the premises... More 

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Portsmouth
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 2nd visit to this wonderful place and was just ,if not ,better than our 1st. More facilities have been added and the new kitchen is a great addition. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff who go out of their way to make sure all of your needs are catered for, booking trips into the desert,... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted peace and relaxation which is often hard to find nowadays given our society's decline in civility and corresponding increase in self-centeredness, especially regarding parents' unwillingness/inability to control their obnoxious children. Well, we finally found a place that solves that problem! The other guests all seemed to want the same thing too. They were quiet, friendly but everyone pretty... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property is beautiful, clean and every attention to detail is covered. The most amazing part is the friendly and helpful staff. It is in a great location. The pool and hot tub are great. In the evening the candles surrounding the pool are magical. We love the Desert Riviera!

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Crestline, California
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68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been back to this hotel 4 times in the last year because we enjoy it so much but I don't usually review a hotel more than once. However, on our last visit I accidentally left my cell phone and Fitbit chargers in the room and they cheerfully and promptly located them and mailed them back to me. So, I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! Wow! Wow! From the ice cold beer/wine that was offered on arrival to posting on the bits we had left behind, this was an amazing stay with some of the best customer service we've had. They really have thought of everything... The whole place is spotlessly clean and very well kept, with all room/suite doors opening out onto the... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quiet, relaxing, heavenly... My only hesitation in sharing the Desert Riviera's glory with the world is that I'd hate for it to become so well known that it would be impossible to stay there without a 2-year advance booking. But I owe it to the owner and manager of this property to give public kudos. I had originally booked a... More 

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