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“Fantastic, high reccommended!” 5 of 5 stars
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International Hotel & Suites
Ranked #13 of 22 Hotels in Palm Desert
Perth, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic, high reccommended!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Hotel check in pleasent and easy, hotel staff Alan, Leo and Barbara more than helpful, rooms clean and neat, grounds great, location great overall awesome expereince for our night before coachella fest with no negatives whatsoever :)

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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Excellent with the service and room. The environment in room is felt like home. comfortable, cozy. My kids and I stayed there for 4 nights 5 days. We are really satisfy and we definitely come back for another trip. Very sure I will come back in Sept this year to stay over.

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San Diego, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Excellent service and room. Grounds and common areas need updating. People using pool at night (right outside sliding door) was a bit disconcerting. Sliding doors need a more secure locking method. For short term guests: Coffee for the pots would be nice. Soap dishes should be installed in the shower.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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3 Thank Dawnsray
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Alan G, General Manager at International Hotel & Suites, responded to this review, May 27, 2013
What great feedback. We have recently addressed all your concerns and I am looking forward to having you back in the future. Our pools and location are fantastic and because of guests like you we are always looking for ways to improve overall guest experience.
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Calgary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

This is in a great location, within walking distance to El Paseo. Our dealings with the staff were pleasant and we had no issues with check-in or service. We didn't get daily maid service...not sure if we needed to request it or not. No matter though, it was only for 2 nights.

These rooms are grouped into 2 story buildings. Perhaps 10 or 12 suites per building. Most buildings have a pool or a hot tub to share. We shared a mid-size heated pool with ourselves! Perfect. All of the rooms have a different decor, as you can see by the pics. I think there are a few different owners...

We stayed in unit 40, on the ground floor, which had a fully equipped kitchen (I think they all do) and a king bed. The bathroom had double sinks and a good size shower. Plenty of room for 2 people as it was much bigger than your standard hotel room.

The suite needed a good carpet shampoo, new window coverings and better quality bedding (it was nothing like the bedding you have at a decent hotel chain), and a bath mat! More than one towel per person is always a good idea too. Really, the place was well appointed and laid out nicely. For me, being a bit of a clean nut, I think it could have used a bit of help in this dept.

Honestly though, for the price and what you get, it was a good choice. We would definitely come back, and would even consider the International Lodge for a longer stay given there are laundry facilities too.

Room Tip: It's hard to say as there really is no way know what your room is going to look like! Not all b...
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3 Thank love_the_sun_Calgary
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Williamstown, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

Here for coachella at the minute and we stayed here for one night before going to the Marriott Desert for our package deal! Wow is all i can say! Was amazing hotel - spacious, bed was amazing! Shower - excellent! Def recommend it to people to stay for their coachella experience! And the guys were most helpful to my sister who had issues with her credit card neing fraudently used! She was most impressed with the service!

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Laguna Beach, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Just had our first stay at International Lodge. My husband and I and two other couples booked 3 rooms while we were in town for an event. All the rooms were different and all were large, super clean, comfortable and well appointed. We loved having the kitchen and 'fridge. The staff are wonderful and bent over backwards to make sure we had everything we needed. Very impressed with the hotel and will be back again.

Room Tip: The king rooms were very large and comfy. Most rooms face a swimming pool (there are 3!).
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5 Thank mermaid2
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Alan G, General Manager at International Hotel & Suites, responded to this review, May 27, 2013
We are all looking forward to your groups return during the next Coachella Festival in 2014. Everyone in your group was great. You don't know how much we really value your business and highly rated review. We never take any of our guests for granted. It is always wonderful when a large group comes with multiple rooms and they all leave happy. Thank you!!
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Stayed here for Coachella weekend and it was the PERFECT PLACE! The room was adorable and looked like something out of an IKEA catalog, i believe it was Room #13. Everything you needed is in the room and the balcony was very large. Housekeeping came by every morning to check on us and see if we needed anything. Location was right across from the shuttle stop too! Nothing but great things to stay about this place!!!!!!!

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Property: International Hotel & Suites
Address: 74380 El Camino, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4429
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Desert
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Palm Desert
#11 Romantic Hotel in Palm Desert
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — International Hotel & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The International Hotel & Suites has been providing exceptional service for over 35 years. The hotel's rooms compromise of all suites, with large kitchens and bathrooms. Each of our 52 Suites are unique in ambiance and furnishings. We carry a three diamond rating with AAA and boasts beautiful surroundings within minutes of world famous El Paseo Drive. Seventy percent of our guests are repeated customers. Come share the secret of Palm Desert's hidden gem. ... more   less 
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