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“Relaxing Desert Style” 4 of 5 stars
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Desert Breezes Resort
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   77-955 Calle Las Brisas South, Palm Desert, CA 92211   |  
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Ranked #16 of 22 Hotels in Palm Desert
United States
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Relaxing Desert Style”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised with Desert Breezes. Although it is very hot in the summer months it still is very enjoyable. We had a one bedroom apartment upstairs with views of the lake and main pool area.
The apartment itself has been updated in the past few years and is kept immaculate in terms of cleanliness. The only two complaints I have is that the A/C system has a constant loud noise that cannot be turned off unfortunately, which makes it hard to fall asleep. The second is there needs to be more sufficient shade areas at the pools. The front desk staff was very pleasant. A thank you to Kristen Reed, who was so kind, helpful and genuinely friendly.

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Desert Breezes Resort, responded to this review, August 8, 2014
Thank you for your 4 star review of Desert Breezes Resort. We've been working diligently over the past few years to get all of our units in tip-top condition for our guests comfort and enjoyment. We're sorry to hear the noise of the A/C unit was a nuisance and hope that it doesn't keep you from returning to visit us in the near future. We also want to thank you for your kind words about Kristen. She is a treasure here at the resort and we love having her. See again you soon!
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Had such a fun and relaxing vacation at this resort. We have 3 kids and they had a fun time in the large pool, it was never crowded and the pool area has 3 very nice gas grills and you can eat down at the pool under the gazebo. We stayed in a 2 bedroom and it had large rooms and 2 bathrooms. Every room had a TV which helped with my kids. The unit was very comfortable and clean and had every thing we needed to enjoy our vacation. Also if they give you a choice choose a upstairs room they have better views and vaulted ceilings. I would defiantly stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Desert Breezes Resort, responded to this review, July 25, 2014
Thank you for your 5 star review of Desert Breezes Resort. We're happy to hear your 2 bedroom unit was the perfect fit for your family vacation. The pool is the perfect place for the kids to play and parents to relax. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed in a one bedroom rental for a weekend. I was pleasantly surprised upon arrival. The rooms are much nicer in person. It was fully stocked with everything that you would need for the weekend. There was no need to leave the premises at all. It is a quiet resort, you don't really see anyone unless you go to the pool area. We took advantage of the grills and barbequed in the evenings. The kids had a blast in the hot tub that was right in front of our room since they had it all to themselves. The only con I would have to say was the loud A/C unit, but after a couple cold ones you cant even hear it anymore.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Desert Breezes Resort, responded to this review, June 19, 2014
Thank you for sharing your experience at Desert Breezes. We are happy to read that your family enjoyed the 1-bedroom unit and took advantage of the BBQ grills and pool area. We hope you will return to Palm Desert again this summer for a relaxing weekend!
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El Cajon, California
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The grounds, the studio that we rented were both immaculate. The studio was very clean and well stocked. The location was very quiet and restfull. We were very pleased at the value we received when we booked our reservation.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Desert Breezes Resort, responded to this review, May 23, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to share your review about your stay at Desert Breezes Resort. We truly appreciate your compliments about the studio accommodations and we’re happy to read that you had a very relaxing vacation. We hope to welcome you back to Palm Desert for more quiet and restful experiences.
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Woodinville, WA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Tennis courts are nice and in great condition. Adjacent to courts is nice clubhouse with very large workout area. Pool areas are nice with lots of BBQs that are clean and available for use. Condos need a lot of TLC. They are older and haven't been updated enough. Lighting in shower/bath was poor and hard to see! Not enough hooks or racks for towels. Décor in condo was, well, lacking significantly. No real décor to speak of. Doors in unit were old and had big dings in them. Owners really need to put money back into their units and update them. The pool areas were clean and nice. Location near Tennis Gardens is awesome though.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Desert Breezes Resort, responded to this review, April 7, 2014
Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Desert Breezes and taking time to share your review. We appreciate your feedback about the unit decor because we are always looking for ways to improve our guest experience. We hope you still enjoyed your trip and we're glad you liked the outdoor amenities!
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We stay in two kinds of resorts, those with onsite amenities such as restaurants, a convenience store and swim up pool bars, and we also stay at resorts that are more like owning a vacation home in a resort community. Desert Breezes is the latter type. The swimming pools and hot tubs were litterally sparkling clean, and our unit, though not glamorous, was also very clean and well kept, and the bed was comfortable. The grounds had lots of flowers and a beautiful water feature. There are a number of gas grills on the property, and we enjoyed cooking steaks on the grill. We had everything we needed at Desert Breezes for an enjoyable vacation. Our unit, #174 was on the second floor and looked out over the main swimming pool and the pond with fountain. This was a great view and it was nice to wake up in the morning and pull back the drapes to see the brilliant blue sky, pretty grounds and the mountains in the distance. Although we came during a cold spell, it was warm enough to lay out by the pool in the afternoon, and there were plenty of pool chairs.

On our last trip, we stayed at the condos at Westin Mission Hills. Clearly that is a more glamorous resort connected to a great hotel with far more amenities, nevertheless we really enjoyed our stay at Desert Breezes and would recommend this resort to anyone who does not require a four star hotel type atmosphere.

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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Desert Breezes Resort, responded to this review, February 14, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Great to hear you enjoyed our clean swimming pools and room accommodations. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future!
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Hemet, Ca.
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Spent a week here during the spring time. Beautiful property, really enjoyed our stay. Helpful staff & clean well appointed rooms. Easy access to the pool area, great grills for BBQ's. Nice & quiet!! Would go back again!!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Desert Breezes Resort, responded to this review, January 8, 2014
Dear Traveler,

Many thanks for your review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed the pool area, BBQ's, and property overall. Your comments about the staff are also much appreciated and will be shared with the supervisors as we pride ourselves on superior customer service. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future!
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Address: 77-955 Calle Las Brisas South, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Desert
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Palm Desert
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Palm Desert
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Desert Breezes Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 76
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains you'll find 10 buildings clustered around a beautiful water feature, and surrounded by lush landscaping; Desert Breezes Resort condominiums offer exquisite luxury and comfort. Each Mediterranean-style villa has a fully equipped kitchen and cozy furnishings, and the resort includes multiple pools and spas and on-site clubhouses. It's your perfect home-away-from-home. ... more   less 
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