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Mojave Sands

62121 29 Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2011

I wanted to write this review immediately after getting home, but I was afraid skeptical TripAdvisor readers would be wary of such a fawning account of my experience there. But nearly a week later I'm still wishing I was back. Mojave Sands is amazing. It's a relaxing, aesthetically pleasing, community oriented retreat. If our experience was any indication, you can... More 

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venice, california
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2011

We spent the weekend at Mojave Sands Motel & the place is truly a labor of love and a work of art. The owner, Blake, is a good human being with the right livelihood and an attention for detail that far surpasses most designers/architects in this day & age. The building, rooms, garden ~ all stunning in a very understated... More 

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Washington
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2011

My adult children and I were thoroughly at peace with this incredible find...at the recommendation of architect friends. The suite was spacious, well designed, and beauty at every angle. We felt so welcomed and rested after staying during our hiking visit to Indian Canyons and Joshua Tree. Be sure to have dinner at Pappy and Harriet's in Pioneer town (about... More 

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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
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32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2011

Myself and my wife had the privilege of spending a recent evening at the Mojave Sands. Blakes vision and the hard work of the artists involved should not go unnoticed. This Motel should be on the list of places to stay for all artists, photographers, designers and musicians. Hidden behind a steel fence (itself a piece of art) is a... More 

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london
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2011

We spent a night at this very beautiful place last week and it was absolutely perfect. The owner, Blake, has built the place himself over eight years and you can tell how much thought, effort and talent has gone into it. It is an architectural delight and very comfortable. Situated moments away from the Joshua Tree National Park, it is... More 

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California
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

I spent three nights at Mojave Sands with my Mom while exploring Joshua Tree. Our room (one of 2 suites), was beautifully designed, spacious and had the most exquisite steam shower I've ever experienced. The combination of wood and stone architecture with found and new art pieces was pleasing to the eye and senses. We enjoyed our stay immensely. That... More 

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1 Thank NYinSB
Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2011

A very good friend runs the Marfa film festival and with a pending earthquake and nuclear radiation impending we ( four women (one 12 year old) myself and four dogs) went out to the Mojave Sands to escape LA for a couple nights. We arrived late but as the saying goes better late than never as the Mojave Sands is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2011

Since staying at Mojave Sands I have recommended it to everyone I know who's planning a trip to Joshua Tree. Not only is it exceptionally comfortable, with all the necessaries like luxuriously hot showers (even a steam shower in one room), supremely comfortable beds, adjustable heating / air conditioning etc - but it is a delight to stay in because... More 

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2011

It is not your usual Motel, but an ongoing work of art. The owner has been working on it for about 8 Years, and it shows. Great love to details like a collection of modernist furniture and little things.

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la
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2011

Very Modern and simply rustic at the same time, the owner Blake takes pride in his establishment and is there personally to see to your needs. The place is small, only 5 rooms, it would be perfect to take over for a group, and I can imagine film crews and photo shoots taking over the place on a regular basis.... More 

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