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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Rancho Rincon, a mini hacienda that is part of the desert lily B and B. The cabin is beautiful, tastefully decorated and comfortable, firm bed, well equipped kitchen and with terrific views. Quiet. The B and B was also beautiful with lovely garden. Carrie has great taste. Would definitely stay here again.

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Yay!! Thanks for that lovely review of Rancho Rincon and The Desert Lily. So happy you had a beautiful stay and shared it here!!! I hope to see you again soon. Happy spring!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the Desert Lily. Our 2 night stay left us longing for more. The room was clean and comfortable. The property was well kept and delightfully landscaped. Breakfast was excellent. Carrie was an excellent host. Highly recommended!

Thank Jim B
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Jim, thank you for the awesome review!! It was such a pleasure meeting you =o) I hope to see you again, but until then, Happy travels!!

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed several days at the Desert Lily and totally enjoyed our experience. We were greeted by a welcome sign on the door of the main house and a welcome letter that directed us to our room. The public areas of the main house are very comfortable and we enjoyed spending our downtime there. Our room was a bit small,...

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to provide such great feedback! I really appreciate it. I hope you'll visit again sometime. Happy spring!!

Reviewed 13 February 2017

An exceptional B&B hidden away in the desert just outside Joshua Tree National Park. Our friendly hostess (Carrie) greeted us warmly and served a gourmet breakfast. Only three rooms available, so plan well ahead. You have to drive over unpaved roads for about quarter mile. A bit bumpy but no real problem!

Thank Robert N
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

I appreciate your business - and the great review =o) I hope you'll visit again someday!!

San Jose, California
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is a long overdue review. We stayed 3 nights in Desert Lily during our last Thanksgiving holiday and we absolutely loved it. Location is perfect since very close to Joshua Tree NP main entrance. You just need to drive slowly on the unpaved road and everything will be fine. Desert Lily is really a peaceful retreat and it felt...

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at the Desert Lily and for the wonderful review! Thanksgiving was a magical night - I'm so happy to have shared it with you guys!! I hope you'll be back one day.

Encinitas, California
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We longed for a change of scenery and weather ; we got it all in comfort at The Desert Lily! We had the smallest but cozy room # 3: inspite of unusual low temperatures we were very comfortable and enjoyed great views! The living room had nooks for reading and a great fireplace! Each morning started with a just prepared...

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Yay!! So glad to hear about your experience at The Desert Lily!! I appreciate your wonderful review and hope to host you again soon! Happy New Year!!!

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Wife and I spent 2 nights here and loved it. Away from the main part of town so the stars were visible - weather permitting - and it was quiet and secluded. It was great that the hotel is only a few mile drive to the park entrance as well. The owner was not in while we were there, but...

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review of the Desert Lily! And, for your understanding =o)

El Cerrito, California
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Carrie has created a cozy space with everything we need for a comfortable stay. We appreciate the dark skies, the desert views and peacefulness. We have been coming here for years and are already looking forward to our next visit!

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Yay!! Love you guys too!! Thank you!! See you soon!!

Ellicott City, Maryland
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Wonderful accommodations and outstanding breakfasts. I loved the quaintness of being able to get to know the other guests. Carrie was a wonderful host. If we find ourselves in Joshua Tree again, we would definitely stay at the Desert Lily.

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thank you for the terrific review of The Desert Lily! I hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 17 December 2016

This place is friendly & relaxing. Great breakfasts mark this place out as special too. Nicely off the beaten track but only 10 mins to the town or park. It feels like you are right in the desert - 'cos you are!

Thank Graham B
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Such a pleasure hosting you =o) Thanks for the wonderful review!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An intimate Bed and Breakfast and Desert Vacation Rental Retreat in the Joshua Tree Highlands. Two artist-embellished guest rooms with private baths and individual entryways from the covered patio, each with a private sitting room / library set away from the B&B Adobe into the desert landscape. Three-course gourmet breakfast served on the patio or in the newly remodeled great room of the main residence, where freshly baked cookies can always be found. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Desert Lily

Address: P. O. Box 139, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-0139
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Joshua Tree
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Desert Lily Hotel Joshua Tree
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