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Sagewater Spa, in Desert Hot Springs, known as California’s Spa City, is among the top 50 leading boutique hotels in the world and is a #1 hotel on Trip Advisor. This award-winning, Mid-Century Modern hotel has been thoughtfully renovated, with careful consideration to its original design details of 1954. Surrounding the geothermal pools are seven rooms; five with desert views and three with expansive views of the San Jacinto Mountains. Each room is well-appointed with kitchen areas and luxurious amenities, including Frette linens, towels and robes. The internationally renowned natural mineral water is sourced from the property’s own hot water well at 165 degrees. The 90-degree mineral water pool and 104-degree spa is rejuvenating for the body and mind and promotes wellness on all levels. Spa services include; expert in-room massages, facials and intuitive readings
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Just returned home from my last trip to Sagewater Spa and I am still wondering, "Why did I leave?" Lots have been written about their perfect mineral water pools but after a rotator cuff injury from playing golf, I got to experience the healing benefits in a new light. After a
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Simply the most amazing water, most amazing location and most amazing hosts, ever. The water is unique and worth a trip across country just to soak —spending hours in the pool was literally nourishing and helped me to feel healthier than I had in years. Nature is the star here—
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Response from Rhoni E, Owner at Sagewater Spa
Responded Aug. 15, 2018
WOW! Makes us want to check-in! How are we so lucky to have such aware and appreciative guests? We’re creative Type A’s who longed for a place to simply let go. Sagewater Spa is just that place, a totally non performance stress free zone. It means everything to us to read your generous review. and that you would take time to share your experience. We love our guests and their happiness is important to us. Please make your someday...soon!
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I think I have been coming to Sagewater Spa for 15 years, which says it all. The water is divine, and the amenities are minimal, which fits the setting. Mostly I love that there are never more than 14 adults and (no children) and often you find yourself soaking and taking in
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First and foremost it’s the water, clear, rich in minerals and just the right temperature and seldom if ever crowded. There are seven rooms at Sagewater, all with kitchenettes. Streamlined and comfortable, well equipped kitchen and room to move. It is a place that supports and
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Delicious relaxing, elegant simple esthetic, quietly majestic views, wonderful atmosphere & healing soaks, floats, swims. We also loved our massages and the delightful, thoughtful proprietrixes! We made several meals in the sweet little kitchen & ate both in room and al fresco,
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The Queen Mountain View Room with Large Fridge at the Sagewater Spa
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The Queen Mountain View Room with Large Fridge at the Sagewater Spa
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The Queen Mountain View Room at the Sagewater Spa
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The Desert View Double Room at the Sagewater Spa
Our room to the right. Courtyard area at night.
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Is this a clothing optional adult spa?
No it isn't
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Ask the owner, Rhoni. She will get RIGHT back to you, for sure. I cant say that there is a hard and fast rule about kids, but the vibe there is quiet and respectful. Lots of places have curfew on the pool. There are no such rules at SageWater... in other words you can spa 24/7. The KEY is do it QUIETLY. There are plenty of other spas that will accommodate less-than-quiet kids. Since there are only 7 rooms there, I think it might be boring for the kids.
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Any discounts for seniors ,aarp, or AAA,? thanks
With only seven rooms and our squeaky clean property we can not give discounts. Sorry!
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Our hot water comes from our mineral well. The pool is 90 degrees and the jacuzzi is 104. The water is silky and is odorless.
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Is there mineral water in the tubs in your room?
The hot mineral water in our pool comes directly from our own mineral well. Our bathtubs have filtered city water that is also mineral rich our tap water is one of the purest and best in the US
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"Best Mineral Water Ever!!!"
"All rooms look great!"
"All rooms are wonderful - desert views that offer brilliant sunsets."
"Desert views"
"They're all good but with different views. Ask Rhoni or Christina"
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United StatesCaliforniaCalifornia DesertGreater Palm SpringsDesert Hot Springs
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