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Spin and Margie's Desert Hideaway

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We had a wonderful stay in the cactus wren cabin at Spin and Margie's. The cabin has it's own patio area for stargazing and is a nice size for a couple. We saw lots of birds in the garden area and a roadrunner near our patio! This is a self service style inn, there is lots of information to guide...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Let me start by saying the property is charming, the kitchen is fully stocked, and the art is funky and awesome. It just wasn't a great fit for us, esp. for the (not cheap) price. A few things: 1) the beds were a bit small, and creaked something awful, and the walls were fairly thin, so every time someone rolled...

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Irvine, California
Reviewed 12 January 2014

There is no breakfast served here....but who cares? This is one of the three "coolest" places I've ever stayed. If you want breakfast...prepare your own! All but one of the five suites have kitchen facilities of some sort. Coffee and tea are provided, as are many condiments, spices and oils for food preparation on your own. Grocery stores are slim...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 January 2014

This was our second time at Spin and Margie's. The first with our 18 month old! So you can imagine that we really needed a vacation. Staying here was just what we were looking for. Peaceful, calm, artistic, funky, creative and most importantly happy! We stayed in The Desert Rambler. Which had a small full kitchen. Love being able to...

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Berkeley, California
Reviewed 8 January 2014

After years of traveling to the Joshua Tree park area, I have finally found the perfect place to stay -- clean, charmingly decorated room with sitting room and kitchenette with private or semi-private patios and surrounding garden, all within easy driving to the park. The owners are very attentive to all details, keeping the grounds and rooms clean and well...

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Kimberley, Canada
Reviewed 8 January 2014

We really enjoyed this little inn. It was clean and the grounds were wonderful, there was no one on sight, but we never needed anyone so that was fine for us. There is highway noise and cabin 5 was really bright inside at night from the lights outside shining in. Wonderful place, we highly recommend!

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Funky, charming, clean, well maintained. We loved the plac.. First time in Joshua Tree for New Years and it was a perfect 2 day retreat to recharge the batteries. Off the main drag and wonderfully quiet and relaxing. Thank you Thank you. See you soon.

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Reviewed 31 December 2013

This is the second year that I have spent my Birthday in Joshua Tree and stayed at Spin and Margie's Desert Hideaway. S&M is incredibly charming, clean, comfortable and relaxing. We have stayed in rooms 5 & 4, both with their own private desert garden/patios, which are perfect for early morning sunrises and evening star gazing. We spent the first...

Thank KaliRey
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Four of us stayed at Spin and Margie's Desert Hideway. We had plenty of space. The rooms are charmingly furnished in desert style and were very clean. We loved the whole atmosphere. Spin, Margie and CJ (room attendant) could not have been more welcoming or helpful.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 12 December 2013

My wife and I made a quick trip out to Joshua Tree for my birthday weekend for a couple days and really enjoyed staying here. Even though my wife was a little under the weather, the place was very nice for her to rest a day and recuperate. The place is very much self-service. The room is open when you...

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Spin and Margies Desert Hideaway a hi-desert hacienda with four stylishly decorated suites and a contemporary stand alone cabin on five acres. Relax in the enclosed courtyard filled with native desert plantings and a soothing fountain. Just 5 minutes from the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. This is the vacation you have always dreamed of. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spin and Margie's Desert Hideaway

Address: 64491 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-5203
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Joshua Tree
Price Range: $262 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“One room doesn't have a kitchen, so don't stay there if you plan to eat in.”
 of 5 bubbles lauraelaineclarke, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Have stayed in three different rooms and loved them all.Each had its special charms! We loved our backyard this year.”
 of 5 bubbles JudyM581, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great here!”
 of 5 bubbles rkcosta, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“The rooms each have their own patios. We stayed in #4 and liked it. It was large, comfortable, and outfitted for cooking.”
 of 5 bubbles PGS, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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