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Mojave Sands

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Manchester, UK
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Fantastic place to stay while exploring The Joshua Tree National Park. Clean, comfortable and spacious. We stayed in room 5 which is the largest and the best if you can get it. Others are lovely but smaller. I wholeheartedly recommend this motel to stay at.

Thank tripmum
Sebastopol, California
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We're still here but our visit has been nothing but pleasant. A very well designed small place, comfortable with great outdoor amenities. Staying in one of their suites so we have cooked dinner on their grill and in the kitchen. A record player (very pre-stereo) and nostalgic vinyl (what else?). My only suggestion? The highway noise would rule out suite...

Thank YourNameHere1
New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Stayed here for a brief mini-honeymoon, and we were both extremely happy with the choice. Our suite (#5) had a careful, personal feel throughout, including a (fully functional!) antique record player and an Eames chair in the bedroom. My only regret is that we were in and out quickly, it would be a lovely place to spend a whole quiet...

Thank jvennema
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Mojave Sands is our FAVORITE place to stay when we come to Joshua Tree. The perfect mixture f privacy and relaxation. Do yourself a favor and spend the little extra cash for the suite. It comes with a FULL kitchen and the bathroom is AMAZING. Thank you Susan for always making our stay at Mojave Sands INCREDIBLE. The hotel is...

Thank tbakewel
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 May 2016

“Colors explode, sharp shadows – a black window shattered by the desert sun, jagged blacks, jittering whites and yellows, greens.” Robert Cabot The Joshua Tree 1970 It is fair to say that we felt a level of trepidation driving down 29 Palms Highway and knowing that our destination was a Palms Highway address – the architectural style of the Johsua...

1Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

This is our new favorite place to stay. Very relaxing, beautiful decor, cozy room, awesome commom area, very clean, very accommodating. And, the best smelling soap and shampoo. Very easy access to the park and food and stores are within 2 minute drive. Private parking lot. If we ever make it back to Joshua Tree, we will be staying here.

2Thank Benbarrick
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We were very impressed by all the work that went into restoring this old style road-side hotel. Endless iron work and countless details were added to make this location truly a unique stay. The fully enclosed parking and courtyard area made it feel as though we were in our own private compound. My only complaint was the piercing whirl that...

2Thank Joe R
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed there for a night with six guys, we took a few rooms, they only have five rooms anyway. The rooms are designed retro, and I mean to the last detail. They have an old record player in each room, with real cool records, from my time. Susan has done a great work and keeps the place tip top. We...

4Thank Udi1962
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 April 2015

I spent a night at the Mojave Sands after a few days of climbing and hiking in the national park and found it to be a tasteful and comfortable spot to recover and rest. The room was well appointed, the staff was friendly and the fountain in the courtyard outside my room gave my room a delicious white noise soundtrack....

1Thank Daniel G
Port Townsend, Washington
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Susan checked us in and gave us all the info we needed to orient ourselves. The suite was spacious and the whole place is crafted out of beautiful materials and the design is quite modern. Concrete, steel and glass. Nice interior decorating. Quirky design elements make it not quite private enough, although we were the only ones there so it...

1Thank drawntogroovy

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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mojave Sands Motel is a 1940's motel that was taken apart and reconstructed. The doors, windows, bed frames, hardware and some of the furniture, were created either on-site or by local artisans. Reclaimed materials where used where ever possible. The grounds are surrounded by large sheets of steel and the walls are insulated with shredded jeans. There are two large King Suites with kitchens and three unique, comfortable standard rooms with Queen beds. Rooms have a private patios and water fountains. Located just minutes from Joshua Tree National Park, Mojave Sands provides a peaceful escape from the hectic pace of modern life, where one can come to recharge and enjoy the unique beauty of the desert. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mojave Sands

Address: 62121 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2319
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Joshua Tree
Price Range: $269 - $404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Mojave Sands Hotel Joshua Tree
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“Room 5 is the largest with sitting room and kitchen. Perfect!”
tripmum, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book unit 5”
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47StephenS, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Suite 5 was on the end away from the highway and has an awesome outdoor claw foot tub and shower.”
drawntogroovy, 24 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are decorated in a cool way... Room 5 is a suite with a kitchenette and private outside bath/shower, and furthest firm the road. Splurge if you can :-)”
JillyKWelch, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Call the owner and ask questions first.”
Lagniappe1971, 1 Dec 2013 | Read review
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