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Desert Riviera Hotel

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2011

Spent three days at this hotel after staying in Las Vegas. It was the antithesis of the big Las Vegas hotels where everything is extra and hospitality has a dollar sign attached to it. From the moment we arrived the Owners, Larry and Patty, and staff treated us like old friends even though this was our first time there. The... More 

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Bournemouth, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

If ever a hotel deserves 6 stars for service, Desert Riviera is the one. From the moment you check in with the complimentary glass of wine and chat to the owners you realise that this is a special place. Want a bicycle to explore - use ours. Set of golf clubs - borrow ours. Going out for dinner - we... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

WIthout a shadow of doubt, this is the single best hotel we have ever stayed in. Its a sanctuary!! We picked it using trip advisor and have never been so glad. We came here after a week of hiking in the national parks on a USA road trip. Im not the sort of person who enjoys sitting around a pool... More 

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England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

I booked this hotel on the basis of all the rave reviews and believe me they are all true. After a very warm welcome we were shown our spacious, clean accomodation overlooking the pool. Everything good thing has already been said about this place. I wish we could have stayed longer than our planned two nights. If I can make... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

Just like visiting someone at their backyard pool, and staying in their guest house , Desert Rivera is the best we've ever experienced. Larry, Patty and Judy greet visitors as if they have known you for a long time, and keep treating you as such. This small hotel is clean as could be, has very quiet air conditioning units, free... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

This is probably the most difficult review I have had to write - as it is difficult to add to what others have said re the amenities, and the staff/owners. It almost sounds as if I am making it up, or have some affiliation to the hotel. Let me start by saying if there was a rating of 6, this... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

the smallest yet biggest hotel i have ever stayed in, excellent in every way. judy was a dream host, what a lovely lady. we were travelling from san francisco to san diego as part of our 25th wedding anniversary trip to the US. my wife came across this hotel by chance through trip advisor and what a God send it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

Nowhere on its website does this hotel state that children are not permitted. Yet, when a reservation request was made, the response we got was that this hotel cannot accommodate infants or small children. I have never encountered this before, and suggest it should be stated clearly on the hotel's website. What if we had arrived with our child in... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

This is a fantastic little hotel. Its strength comes from the little details, such as the small scale, personal treatment, absence of children, quiet airconditioning unit, and complimentary limo service. Wonderful pool with water evaporators. TV and DVD-player also present, as well as a freely accessible collection of 100+ DVDs. Received excellent advice on the surroundings, including the large outlet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

Had a lovely time. Judy was wonderful she went out of her way to make our stay perfect. Will visit again.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Concierge
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amazing renovation of a beautiful vintage property, that takes you back to the old Palm Springs feel. Panoramic view of the San Jacinto mountains, impressing clean and manicured gardens. Sparkling pool and hot tub and poolside guest barbecue. Personal attention to every guest, Customer Service is #1. Come feel the vibe. (ADULTS ONLY PROPERTY) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Desert Riviera Hotel

Address: 610 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264-8810
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Springs
Price Range: $198 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Desert Riviera Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Desert Riviera Palm Springs
Hotel Desert Riviera
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Palm Springs
#4 Business Hotel in Palm Springs
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