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“A nice place to stay” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort
Ranked #9 of 22 Hotels in Palm Desert
Carpinteria, California
Level Contributor
21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A nice place to stay”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

This is our half way home hotel. We enjoyed the room and the extras in the room. They have an outdoor breakfast area that is beautiful. The cook prepared a mouth watering meal.

The hotel was out of the way but worth getting there.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank AndreaNRuben
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bestwesternpdmanager, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort, responded to this review, October 23, 2012
We are glad you enjoyed your recent stay at our hotel. It's always nice to know that our guests love to stay here as a part of there regular vacations.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Solvang, California
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

Cons: Many aspects of this hotel need updating. The bed in our room was very firm and squeaky and the appliances in the room made tinkering noises all night, which made for a poor night's sleep. The towels in the bathroom are small, rough, and had holes in them. Breakfast is included, but is below average. The pancakes had an odd fishy taste and the entire spread lacked variety and quality.

Pros: Location to downtown Palm Desert, nice pool area for kids, tall shower head in the bathroom, in-room coffee, free wi-fi, and friendly staff.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Honey C
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bestwesternpdmanager, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort, responded to this review, October 23, 2012
Thank you for your comments about your recent stay at our property. Your feedback is very important to us and we use it to improve our hotel. We apologize that the breakfast was not up to your standards. We have a cooked to order breakfast to ensure that everything is fresh when you order it. We will look into the issues with the pancakes and do a much better job.
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Nanoose Bay, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012

We stayed at this hotel for three nights and thourghly enjoyed ourselves. The room was nicely furnished and each room had eitherr a patio or balcony. We were on the first floor and our patio faced the garden right next to the pool and hot tub.

Breakfast was included each day and they prepared your breakfast when you ordered it...just like a regular restaurant.

The location wa great...close to shoppin etc.

We would stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Lois F
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bestwesternpdmanager, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort, responded to this review, October 23, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We appreciate all the things you had to say about our property and that you would come back again. If you do come back please contact me directly so that I can take care of your reservation personally.
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Vancouver
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

I always try to stay at BW hotels and this one had the best breakfast ever. The room was very quiet. It has a balcony which I enjoyed because some BW don't have them. Central location in the greater Palm Desert area. Would stay here again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank BriC
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bestwesternpdmanager, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort, responded to this review, October 18, 2012
Thank you for staying at our Best Western. We are glad that you got to enjoy all the things that make our hotel great. We hope to see you again soon.
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Atascadero, California
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35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

Check- In was simple, quick and efficient. The bed is comfortable but the bathrooms are a little dated. The pool was very nice with towels provided downstairs and comfortable resting areas. The breakfast is hot & cooked to order with other items available to grab if you were in a hurry. Other than the hot water went out in the entire building the morning I was getting ready to go to a business conference and I was forced to take a freezing cold shower it was awesome. Apparently, that inconvenience is only worth 10% off your bill and that is why they are only getting 4 stars.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank tl4tl
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bestwesternpdmanager, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort, responded to this review, October 18, 2012
We apologize for the inconvenience with the hot water and appreciate your patience. We are glad that you could still enjoy the rest of your stay at our hotel and got to enjoy the hot cooked to order breakfast.
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Calgary, Canada
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88 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

This Best Western is ideally located in Palm Desert near many amenities, (Zoo, Indian Wells Tennis, shopping etc. Pool was average but suite rooms where quiet and clean, great hot breakfast. Will be staying here again.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank freezer_12
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bestwesternpdmanager, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
Thank you for your kind words about our hotel. We make every effort for guests to enjoy all our amenities and take pride in being centrally located too much of what our city has to offer.
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Pensacola, Florida
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48 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012

Nice room, a bit on the small side, rockin' AC, pool was no great shakes, but the service was great--they let us check in early and the breakfast was also cooked to order, pretty good. We were in town for a concert at the McCallum, the area is very convenient for many restaurants - it is a few miles off the freeway. We would definitely recommend it and stay here again if we are around here again.

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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bestwesternpdmanager, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort, responded to this review, October 2, 2012
Thank you for reviewing our hotel. We are glad that the hotel was in a convenient location and that you enjoyed all our amenities.
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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort

Property: BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort
Address: 74695 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3803
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Desert
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in Palm Desert
#11 Family Hotel in Palm Desert
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 152
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Choose this pet-friendly Coachella Valley hotel located centrally in Palm Desert close to Indian Wells Tennis Gardens, PGA WEST golf course, and Joshua Tree National Park.Welcome to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort where guests can expect a friendly and knowledgeable staff, clean guest rooms with outdoor patios or balconies and a hot cooked to order breakfast. The hotel is situated in the heart of Palm Desert close to Highway 111 and minutes from Interstate 10.Enjoy the view from one of our 130 guest rooms or 22 suites with cable television with HBO and complimentary high speed internet access. Relax in the heated pool and spa with outdoor cooling mist system. Additional amenities include 2 tennis courts, exercise facility, business services and meeting facilities.The BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort located conveniently close to the Palm Springs Intl. Airport, Palm Springs Convention Center, and El Paseo Shopping District. Also within 20 minutes are 3 casinos (Fantasy Springs, Spa Resort Casino, and Agua Caliente Casino), Big League Dreams Sports Park, College of the Desert where they hold the street fair every weekend and the McCallum Theater. ... more   less 
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