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The Horizon Hotel
1050 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264   |  
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Ranked #66 of 69 Hotels in Palm Springs
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“Thank you for not letting us know also”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you to the previous reviewer as a result of their post I contacted the hotel to check our booking. They confirmed that indeed they were closed probably until October. As this was the first hotel on a 15 day California trip we too would have travelled for over 16 hours non stop to then find that the hotel was indeed closed with notification from the Hotel or Expedia who had sent us nothing other than confirmation of booking!! Very poor customer service indeed,

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

We arrived here to celebrate our engagement and the last leg of our tour of california.After travelling for over 12 hours we discovered that this hotel has been CLOSED since April and will remain so for the summer.we received no notification and were absolutely devastated.it took 2 hours of premium phone calls with hotels.com to find other accommodation.it completely ruined what should have been an amazing vacation. This demonstrates a real lack of respect for guests who have paid upfront for their stay

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We could've certainly stayed at The Horizon for more then one night. This place was really, really nice. We actually couldn't believe that it only had three stars, at to us it would have earned four stars. It also has a great history. Int the 50'ss and 60's it used to be the private home of Jack Wrather, a Hollywood film producer, apparently many Hollywood stars of that time visited the then called L'Horizon.

Rooms are bright and spacious - with a 60's style design. There's a nice pool area. The area feels very private and there's practically no noise from the nearby street.
Breakfast was really good and is served either to the room or to the private patio. Also the Horizon Hotel has a minimum age requirement of 21 years for all guests, so no children allowed.

A small detail which just didn't fit to the overall feeling: The actually white curtains had darkened spots. It looked liked either not washed for a while or just very old. It is a detail but if everything else is so perfect this stands out negatively.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1050 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Palm Springs
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #66 of 69 Hotels in Palm Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Horizon Hotel offers upscale accommodations in a secluded setting amongst a dramatic Mt. San Jacinto backdrop. The historic property with its iconic mid-century architecture and rich Hollywood history includes 24 modern yet simplisticly appointed guest rooms. Its low-slung, angular architecture was originally designed by renowned modernist architect, William Cody in 1952 for Jack Wrather and his wife Bonita Granville. The walled two plus acreage with eight bungalows was revitalized and restored with the utmost attention to detail. Today modern amenities in combination with a serene surround and impeccable hospitality makes this retreat the perfect boutique-hotel experience just minutes to the downtown village of Palm Springs. ... more   less 
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