Not to impune an entire city, but this part of Indio is a complete [--]. There are only 3 reasons to stay on Indio Blvd. The first is if you are going to an event at Fantasy Springs Resort & Casino and their hotel is sold out (as was the case for me) or if you are here for The Coachella or StageCoach music festivals (which this place is perfect for) or if you're a John and need a place to employ your charge. (Lots of ladies of the night, drug dealers and dirty gang bangers in this neighborhood) Definatley do not wander away from this hotel by yourself at night. All this being said the hotel itself isn't so bad. The vibe is old school Desert Stylie with clean rooms and a friendly staff. It's the best of the crappy dumps that line Indio Blvd. The pool is newly rennovated and quite large with bbq's and palapas. The lobby has a decent selection of free DVD's to check out as well as a better than expected complimentary breakfast which inluded pancakes, biscuits & gravy, granola, cereal, yogurt and a wide variety of all sorts of other things. It is what it is and that's all it will ever be should be the tag line for this hotel. If you are here for the 3 main reasons I stated earlier or if you're just tired of driving and need a place to crash then give it a shot. If you are bringing your family on vacation to the desert turn around and go to Indian Wells, Palm desert, Rancho Mirage or Palm Springs.
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Glad that we were able to get you to stay with us--and experience the Best Western Date Tree in Indio. Since you live in Palm Desert, we consider it a good sign that you choose to drive 10 minutes away and stay at our hotel.
We think our reviews, and our Best Western Customer Service Satisfaction surveys, speak volumes. We are number one in Indio for Trip Advisor and within the top 2% of all Best Western chains. These salient facts--and the feedback that we get each and every day help to set the tone and reality of what our hotel is all about. And helps to solidify our very succinct goal: give the best value and customer service of any hotel.
Hopefully you will choose to stay with us again--and give us another chance to exceed your expectations.
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