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Prescott
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

This smaller property is well maintained and convenient to Palm Springs and attractions. It has a very nice pool and a very friendly staff. Don't miss a nearby restaurant, Billy Reeds, that is nearby and an easy walk from the condos. We had breakfast and dinner there and really enjoyed it. Moderately priced food with a wide selection of entrees.

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Pismo Beach, California
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46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Everything in the villa was adequate. Certainly clean and roomy but plain. Internet TV with wide range of options. Fast internet. 2 bathrooms, two balconies, plenty of towels. Reasonably good location as far as proximity to shopping, downtown etc. Pool was smallish but clean, warm and adequate. Way overpriced for our dates which was weekend two of the huge rock... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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62 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Comfortable and nicely furnished 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment rental with everything you'd need to spend a night to several months. Small but spotless pool and spa plus bikes to borrow and a guest laundry. Convenience store directly across the street and Rick's Grille (homey, reasonable, and delicious) kitty-corner from the place. You absolutely will NOT find nicer, more accommodating... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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63 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Good things: - plenty of space in the appartments - parking Things to improve: - check in by 5pm only (check in later is possible however more complicated) - some appartments were refurbished while others not (yet) - nobody in there in the beginning of September, but pool was kept clean

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Southport, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We arrived having traveled around California for two weeks and were ready for some rest and relaxation. We were warmly greeted by staff and provided with lots of useful information. The accommodation was great - clean, homely and well proportioned for the four of us and facilities were good too. There is an on site laundry and bikes for use.... More 

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Jeffrey E, General Manager at Desert Vacation Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review and for choosing to stay with us at Desert Vacation Villas. We always love to hear from our guests and hope you choose us again if you visit sunny Palm Springs in the future! More 

Riverview, Florida
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661 reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

These units were originally built as apartments and then became timeshares and hotel rooms. As a result you will find extremely large rooms especially the master bedroom with lots of storage including a massive closet in the master bedroom two bathrooms with granite the kitchen is somewhat outdated but very large the units are kept clean and very friendly staff.... More 

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Jeffrey E, General Manager at Desert Vacation Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your visit to Palm Springs! We are so pleased that our villas fit your needs and we hope to see again in the near future! More 

Delaware
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

My second visit to Palm Springs and the Desert Vacation Villas. Everything I was promised was delivered. The rooms were clean and well-equipped with silverware, flatware, pots and pans, extra linings, towels, and paper products. The grounds are nice and our villa had two patios upon which we enjoyed beautiful mountain views. A small pool and hot tub along with... More 

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Jeffrey E, General Manager at Desert Vacation Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review and for staying with us again! We are so pleased that your second stay with us was an enjoyable one, and we hope to see you on your next visit to sunny Palm Springs! More 

Nantucket, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is a nice place to relax. The unit was very clean and well supplied, although the knives, as usual, were not very good. (We travel with our own knives because of this.) The staff was friendly and attentive. The pool area was nice and comfortable with shady and sunny places to lie down. There were nice beach toys and... More 

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20 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

We spent the weekend at Desert Vacation Villas to celebrate a birthday. Twelve women in two villas. The set up was perfect. They were nice enough to put us next door to each other so we were able to walk back and forth with ease and relative privacy. The rooms were roomy and the bathroom in the hall was large.... More 

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Utica, Michigan
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

We actually rented 3 of these condos for our family to stay in for the week. My wife is very picky when it comes to cleanliness & she had zero complaints about our condos. The beds were very comfortable & the full kitchen is always a nice way to save money. The pool/jacuzzi area is well maintained. The pool was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All the comforts of home in a resort setting! All condominiums are two-bedroom, two bath, full kitchen with a Queen sleeper sofa in the living room. All master bedrooms have a King bed and private bathroom. Guests bedrooms have either a Queen or two twin beds. Free wi-fi, welcome coffee basket, welcome bath amentities, and a large paperback lending library add to the fun. Two large outdoor bar-b-q's sit next to the pool and the outdoor whirlpool. Free bicycles for exploring the historic Las Palmas neighborhood and the homes of the movie stars. Only minutes from downtown Palm Springs, the casino, world-reknown restaurants, shopping, the unforgettable mountain Tram, the Air Museum and Art Museum, and Thursday Nite VillageFest where the streets are closed off for miles of food, music and fun. Be the star of your next vacation! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Desert Vacation Villas

Address: 250 W Vista Chino, Palm Springs, CA 92262-2930
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Springs
Price Range: $224 - $347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Desert Vacation Villas 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Desert Vacation Villas Hotel Palm Springs
Desert Vacation Hotel
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#13 Family Hotel in Palm Springs
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“Some of the units are quite far from the parking lot. Might want to request ones not so far if you have a lot of luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles JosephP777, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“great for all!”
 of 5 bubbles asecretadventurer, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Two bedrooms are roomy, most appear to have a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles 733judya, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If you like to sleep in request a room away from the block next door where they are doing construction - they start at 7am.”
 of 5 bubbles canyonmom, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We made the mistake of going and buying cutlery, plates, etc... Before realizing it came with everything. I highly recommend this place”
 of 5 bubbles Neverdieeasy34, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
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