I am a great fan of Gram Parsons and have wanted to stay at the Joshua Tree Inn for a long time, I enjoyed my stay in room 8 and the area around it especially the desert and the National park, will return some day.
Only negative I thought was that the perhaps the owners should maintain the place a little and have postcards/photographs etc of Gram to sell, since he is the reason for many peoples visits. I have rated above average purely because of the Gram Parsons connection.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Joshua Tree Inn, built in 1950, is a Hacienda Style inn conveniently located just six miles from the grandeur of Joshua Tree National Park. The Inn has long been known for the warmth, charm, and comfortable lodging it provides for guests visiting California's extraordinary Mojave Desert. The Inn is laid out in a square horseshoe that provides privacy for all of our guests. All of our eleven rooms are on ground level, facing our desert courtyard and large pool. Our decor is eccentrically eclectic. The Inn is the site of the legendary Gram Parsons Room, where the beloved and respected musician/songwriter spent his last hours. Room 8 still offers a quintessential "Cosmic American Experience" to fans of the father of Alt-country rock. On the peach colored wall hangs the same mirror and picture that hung in the room back in 1973. The Joshua Tree Inn features a large swimming pool, as well as our peaceful zen courtyard & koi pond, plus dining room access & gift shop. We also provide complimentary coffee, tea, & morning snacks for our guests.All of our charming rooms include: Private Patios ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Joshua Tree Hotel Joshua Tree