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Los Angeles
Reviewed 22 February 2012

If you're looking for a low-key, desert retreat focused on soaking in the incredible mineral waters available in Desert Hot Springs, Sagewater Spa is your place. The accomodations are clean and simple, but the main attraction is the pool/spa filled with warm (and hot) mineral water to ease your body and mind. Rhoni and Cristina are the consummate hostesses, staying...

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2Thank DaniLosAngeles
West Linn, Oregon
Reviewed 21 February 2012

We recently stayed at the Sagewater Spa and the experience we had hoped for was realized. The owner-managers are on site and available to help with questions, ideas for dinners, etc. Our stay was relaxing, quiet and refreshing. We hope to return for a much longer stay. AK, West Linn, OR

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3Thank Alvin K
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 20 February 2012

After my second visit, I look forward to returning again and again to Sagewater Spa! The mineral pool is fantastic, the rooms are clean, simple and functional, the owners are friendly and the cinnamon loaf is such a treat. The Sagewater is a place to relax and unwind and getaway from everything. The colors of the place are so perfect...

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4Thank Don G
Topanga, CA
Reviewed 20 February 2012

I've been going to Sagewater for six or seven years now, and after a one-year break, went back again over Valentine's Day. The place only gets better. The hot mineral water simply leeches out the stress. How can you have a better time than padding around in a bathrobe (they provide), slipping in and out of the water, chatting quietly...

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2Thank BuzzTopanga_CA
NYC
Reviewed 10 February 2012

I recently spent a long weekend at Sagewater Spa with three friends. Nothing beats this place for instant relaxation. The hosts are so welcoming - you feel instantly at home here whether it is your first or fourth visit. Besides soaking in the pool and relaxing there are lots of outdoor and indoor activities available but you wont want to...

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3Thank Michael212
New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 February 2012

Sagewater Spa is one of my favorite places to relax and get away from the pressures of the world. The mineral pool is amazing and you never want to get out. The owners Rhoni and Cristina and their adorable dog Sage are the best hosts one could ask for, warm, welcoming, fun and cool. The rooms are perfect in their...

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1Thank jussiewow
PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

What a cool review! Yes, our guests are special! Last weekend, several of our guests decided to cancel their in town reservations and a spontaneous BBQ, wine tasting and a late night soak quietly prevailed. For guests that prefer their privacy , Sagewater Spa offers peace and quiet with private kitchens and the most spectacular views of Mt. San Jacinto....

Ls Angeles
Reviewed 21 January 2012

There's a reason why you can't find a negative review of Sagewater--it's that good. The spa is designed to empty out your head;you can actually feel yourself calming down as you soak in the best mineral water in the desert. I've been to quite a few spas in Desert Hot Springs. There are certainly other nice spas, but Sagewater gets...

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4Thank surfcrazed
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2012

Those were the wise words of advice from our totally fabulous hosts. Boy did we soak! We want to thank Ronnie and Chris for setting such a relaxing tone and atmosphere. Our fellow guests helped make our visit with interesting conversation but plenty of space for privacy. The simple understated style with high quality linens assisted in setting the mood....

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3Thank Melanie6250
Ojai, California
Reviewed 4 January 2012

I chose Sagewater Spa for a mother/daughter Xmas/birthday getaway after reading reviews on Trip Advisor. It couldn't have been a better choice. From the lovely communication I had with Cristina when making reservations, the wonderfully warm greeting we got from Rhoni upon arrival, the delightful room and well stocked kitchen, thru the low key relaxing soaks and massages we experienced,...

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2Thank OjaiJackie
Chico, California
Reviewed 3 January 2012

My husband and I wanted to hike in Joshua Tree National Park and splurge on a hot-springs resort. What a treat -- Sagewater is a small, intimate, relaxed place, with lots of retro mid-century charm but not glitzy or gaudy. It feels like a discovery up in the hills above small-town Desert Hot Springs. It has been renovated very simply...

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PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

We are so happy that you found your desert home! Yes, the clear star filled desert night sky is magnificent. Seeing the bright stars in the night sky is part of the desert experience and reminds us about how important it is to return to nature. Whether it's swimming, golfing, soaking, reading, receiving spa treatments, sleeping, shopping or hiking the...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
#1 hot mineral water hotel in Desert Hot Springs. WINNER of 1 of the 25 BEST SMALL HOTELS in the US! Sagewater Spa, a seven room mid-century modern retreat, is a serene environment for adults who desire complete relaxation. Our facilities are exclusively for hotel guests and we do not have day spa guests sharing the property. We are known for our clean hot mineral well water pool and spa, minimalist designer rooms with desert or mountain views and well equipped kitchenettes. The finest Frette linens, TV, Wi-Fi, Aveda amenities, homemade Gramma B's Coffee cake and Organic European roast coffee. A gourmet poolside BBQ and views of Mount San Jacinto, professional massage treatments and facials add to the splendor. Featured on the cover of T + L , Cool Hotels, Best Designed Wellness Hotels, Tashen SPA, NY, LA, London Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, ELLE, SPA, Harper's, Traveler, LA, NY, SF Magazine ++. We understand that, "Quiet is the New Luxury." and a weekend away at Sagewater Spa feels like a week away anywhere else. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sagewater Spa

Address: 12689 Eliseo Rd, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-4759
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Desert Hot Springs
Price Range: $234 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sagewater Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Sagewater Hotel Desert Hot Springs
Sagewater Spa Desert Hot Springs
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
#2 Romantic Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
#2 Green Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
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“All the rooms face the pool so I would think that all are equally quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Brown110, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Being that there are only 7 rooms and only 1 room with two queen beds, all the rooms I am sure are wonderful”
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“The room with a street view ended up being perfect for us, since most of the time we had the shades down to avoid direct sunlight.”
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“You get a lovely view of the sunset from the mountain view rooms, but they're all good.”
 of 5 bubbles Lauren_L_LosAngeles, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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