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    Helios

    280 E Mel Ave, Palm Springs, CA 92262-4817
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          19 Oct 2016
          “This business is permanently closed. ”
          17 May 2016
          “Great illuminated pool”
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 9 July 2012

          I was expecting high end luxuries after reading on the Helios webiste about luxurious robes in guest rooms. Instead, the rooms and amenities were shabby. The robes were second-hand, kept on board after La Posada became Helios. The towels and bath mats were thread-worn and...More

          12  Thank augmonster
          Reviewed 29 May 2012

          I just got back from Helios on 05/25/12 to 05/29/12. the rooms are ok, but the showers are too small and the beds are too hard.

          2  Thank James T
          Reviewed 16 March 2012

          although the place is fine, the beds comfortable and the staff friendly enough, there is a considerable security issue at helios. during my 2-night stay there were 2 cases of theft: my room was burglarized on one night, on the next night items were stolen...More

          12  Thank seasonedtraveler107
          Response from ed s, Owner at HeliosResponded 23 January 2014

          Thank you for bringing attention to me regarding the issue of the bath robes. I have replaced all the bath robes with 100% cotton terry bath robes.

          Reviewed 30 November 2011

          This place is super grotty. It doesn't look like they clean anything in the common areas. And it is very quiet too unless it's one of their 'party' weekends. it's a shame, it could be a whole lot better. To top it all off, the...More

          9  Thank Shaun_Of_Oz
          Reviewed 20 April 2011

          I just returned from a 9-day visit to Palm Springs and Helios Resort and, like every time before, the experience was amazing. I arrived early at the resort (about 9:30 in the morning) and my room was ready and waiting for me. Once again, the...More

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