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Sagewater Spa

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Sagewater Spa, in Desert Hot Springs, known as California’s Spa City, is among the top 50 leading boutique hotels in the world and is a #1 hotel on Trip Advisor. This award-winning, Mid-Century Modern hotel has been thoughtfully renovated, with careful consideration to its original design details of 1954. Surrounding the geothermal pools are seven rooms; five with desert views and three with expansive views of the San Jacinto Mountains. Each room is well-appointed with kitchen areas and luxurious amenities, including Frette linens, towels and robes, cable TV and free Wi-Fi The internationally renowned natural mineral water is sourced from the property’s own hot water well at 165 degrees. The 90-degree mineral water pool and 104-degree spa is rejuvenating for the body and mind and promotes wellness on all levels. Spa services include; expert in-room massages, facials and intuitive readings
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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We love every visit to Sagewater. The pool is amazing, and the place is like your own personal hideaway. Great location if you hike, since it's close to Morongo Canyon, Mission Creek Preserve, and Joshua Tree. Or go for an afternoon around Palm Springs or Palm Desert, and be
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Simply the most amazing water, most amazing location and most amazing hosts, ever. The water is unique and worth a trip across country just to soak —spending hours in the pool was literally nourishing and helped me to feel healthier than I had in years. Nature is the star here—
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Response from Rhoni E, Owner at Sagewater Spa
Responded Aug 15, 2018
WOW! Makes us want to check-in! How are we so lucky to have such aware and appreciative guests? We’re creative Type A’s who longed for a place to simply let go. Sagewater Spa is just that place, a totally non performance stress free zone. It means everything to us to read your generous review. and that you would take time to share your experience. We love our guests and their happiness is important to us. Please make your someday...soon!
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We loved our stay at Sagewater Spa. We were warmly welcomed by owners Christina and Rhonie and their attention to detail shows they really care about making your visit the very best. The mineral water in the pool is special. I'm already dreaming about soaking in the water again.
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Response from Rhoni E, Owner at Sagewater Spa
Responded 4 days ago
Knowing that you are connoisseurs of warm mineral wellspring water we were happy to hear that our pool received your rave reviews. The odorless mineral water is very relaxing and luckily you know the difference and the benefits. Thank you for your visit and kind review and know that the water, as well as us, look forward to your return.
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Beautiful, windy and warm! Tranquil and nice location situated within reach of the best of the desert. Lovely hosts and phenomenal water. Rhoni and Cris are so welcoming and take time to make the time as relaxing as possible. Thank you!
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Response from Rhoni E, Owner at Sagewater Spa
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much for your visit and review! Your happiness is also ours! Remember, the waters are waiting!
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Sagewater Spa is the only place we visit again and again. We visit often because this place is incredible. Very private. Very intimate. Soaking in the mineral water rejuvenates our spirit and makes our skin smooth. The Hotelier's genuinely care about your well being and go
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Response from Rhoni E, Owner at Sagewater Spa
Responded 5 days ago
We are always so happy to see you both walking through our front door. Our mission is for our guests to feel at home, completely relax and enjoy the views and the warm mineral water. You, my dear, are a professional hot mineral water soaker! Please know, we are always looking forward to your return.
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Our room to the right. Courtyard area at night.
view of the mts andpool, eating area
The bed with our fish
Sunrise outside my room, the pool is at a perfect temperature!
view from the pool at night
Is this a clothing optional adult spa?
No it isn't
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Ask the owner, Rhoni. She will get RIGHT back to you, for sure. I cant say that there is a hard and fast rule about kids, but the vibe there is quiet and respectful. Lots of places have curfew on the pool. There are no such rules at SageWater... in other words you can spa 24/7. The KEY is do it QUIETLY. There are plenty of other spas that will accommodate less-than-quiet kids. Since there are only 7 rooms there, I think it might be boring for the kids.
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Any discounts for seniors ,aarp, or AAA,? thanks
With only seven rooms and our squeaky clean property we can not give discounts. Sorry!
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Is the outside pool heated and mineral water. Do you have Jacuzzis too.?
Our hot water comes from our mineral well. The pool is 90 degrees and the jacuzzi is 104. The water is silky and is odorless.
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The hot mineral water in our pool comes directly from our own mineral well. Our bathtubs have filtered city water that is also mineral rich our tap water is one of the purest and best in the US
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"Choose either desert or mountain view."
"All the rooms had great views"
"Best Mineral Water Ever!!!"
"All rooms look great!"
"All rooms are wonderful - desert views that offer brilliant sunsets."
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