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Desert Riviera Hotel

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Ventura, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cute grounds, nice pool and jacuzzi, super adorable mid-century modern rooms with little kitchenettes. All within a mile from downtown. Oh, did I mention complimentary bikes to ride to town on? Or how helpful all of the staff are? We loved it!

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Remember the famous Meg Ryan scene in the movie, "When Harry Met Sally"? She's in a diner and screaming, "Yes, Yes!". That describes the feeling of joy in staying at Desert Riviera Hotel (DRH)! Wife and I just completed another four-night Thanksgiving holiday stay at DRH. Owners Rick and Martha continue to tweak and improve DRH amenities. Recent additions include...

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London
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having checked through TA upon arriving at Palm Springs we listed this hotel as our first choice and went along to see if there were any rooms available. Easy to find we were made to feel very welcome by reception and provided with a spacious room (theyre all the same!) Having been travelling and discovering various US states we had...

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Perth
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Relax relax relax - that is just what we did. Desert Riviera is all about customer service. Love this small 60's retro hotel and can't speak highly enough of the owners and their staff and that includes the housekeepers and gardeners. It is just a little gem. This was our second stay enroute from the east coast of Canada back...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 6th visit and I can't believe they even made more upgrades! So glad the staff is as top notch as ever! I don't even know where to start to describe how they pamper their guests- Traci even went to Ralph's to get my husband some chicken soup one day when he had a 24 hour bug during our stay!...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel room was so nicely appointed, smelled so good, and had everything we needed including really large soft bath towels. The outdoor area was just beautiful and large enough to easily find a quiet place to read or have a conversation. Loved, sitting out by the fire pit at night. Misty was such a great help to us. She...

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the Desert Riviera! Everyone was so warm and welcoming! We were offered a glass of wine or a beer upon our arrival! Free snacks too! The pool area and gardens were beautiful! The manager drove us to to dinner and picked us up! Another manager made our reservations to tour Joshua Tree National Park! We had a lovely...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights while visiting Palm Springs in November 2016 and it was a delight. Very comfortable, atmospheric (built in the 1950s and retaining plenty of character) and with lovely staff and owners. Well situated too off the handy Palm Canyon Drive. Everything is just abut perfect with the Desert Riviera.

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here last weekend and couldn't have asked for a better experience from the moment we arrived. Greeted by Amanda with glass of wine and shown to our room which had a welcome basket of goodies. Great staff, beautiful setting and spacious rooms. They even offer bikes for guests although we didn't get to that this time. Definitely will be...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't wait to visit the Desert Riviera Hotel again. The staff was wonderful. The entire boutique hotel was charming- lights on trees and around premises, heated pool, hidden jacuzzi, kitchenette, free bike rentals, DirecTV. They even have a few BBQs you can use, full kitchen with a large refrigerator, and laundry room. You definitely need to stay at this...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amazing renovation of a beautiful vintage property, that takes you back to the old Palm Springs feel. Panoramic view of the San Jacinto mountains, impressing clean and manicured gardens. Sparkling pool and hot tub and poolside guest barbecue. Personal attention to every guest, Customer Service is #1. Come feel the vibe. (ADULTS ONLY PROPERTY) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Desert Riviera Hotel

Address: 610 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264-8810
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Springs
Price Range: $303 - $439 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Desert Riviera Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Desert Riviera Palm Springs
Hotel Desert Riviera
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Palm Springs
#4 Business Hotel in Palm Springs
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“We had room #10, loved it!”
 of 5 bubbles crosstraveler1, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I prefer rooms with view of the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 165leslied, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Palm Canyon Drive can be busy and I'd recommend a room further away from the main road”
 of 5 bubbles RL648, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Maybe rooms further away from the main road are quieter? I have only been in No.3, which is approximately midway .”
 of 5 bubbles DiB65, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room # 4 was perfect, is far from the laundry room, the office and the streets. I highly recommend that room.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisrix13, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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