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Hillsborough, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a challenging, rain soaked winter, I decided to take some time away to heal from allergies, plagues and parenting. I stayed for four nights at Sagewater with Cristina and Rhoni in April. I could not have had a more peaceful reset. Serene. Simple. Clean. Quiet. Well designed, with care to every thoughtful detail, Sagewater is an unfussy, tranquil place...

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PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, your appreciation is greatly appreciated. We so enjoyed your stay and look forward to many more.

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The The moment we walked in the door Christina met us at the door and said welcome home. This set the tone for our entire three day visit to Desert Hot Springs and their wonderful spa. The atmosphere is laid-back and the ambience is genteel. We loved the spa of course taking relaxing to another level. Also The kitchen and...

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PorterHouse09, Manager at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

Ahhh! Peace and quiet, dining at "home" and long soaks makes for a perfect weekend. Thanks so much for your visit and we are extremely happy that you both enjoyed yourselves.

New Paltz, New York, United States
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Every review I read raved about the water. After a while, I thought, how special can it be? Well, as soon as you shower before getting in the pool, you can feel how lovely it is. And when you go for a dip in the hot tub or pool, the water feels silky and smooth, almost slippery. No odor and...

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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We stayed for three nights at the Sagewater with Chris and Rhoni in February, and we could not have had a nicer time. Intimate. Serene. Simple. Clean. Quiet. Sagewater is an unfussy, tranquil place that caters to your every need. Our hosts were easy and welcoming when we wanted to engage, but left us to ourselves when we wished for...

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Sagewater1, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are always so happy when the spirit of Sagewater Spa resonates with our very special guests. Please know we are looking forward to your return visit and the waters are waiting, too!

Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was my 4th year at Sagewater Spa and everything was wonderful as usual. The room was recently updated with freshened look and included new chair, lights, flooring and heater, so that was a nice surprise. All the rooms are a few steps from the heavenly warm mineral water pool. It's a quiet and intimate place to just relax, unwind,...

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Sagewater1, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, from the time that your reserve your visit, Cristina and I look forward to your return visit. See you soon!

Boston area
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Having spontaneously booked a flight from Boston to Los Angeles, we now needed a plan of what to do when we got there. A friend recommended Joshua Tree, and so the next step was to find a place to stay. When I got on the phone with Sagewater Spa, at first it seemed like it wouldn't work out, but graciously...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 February 2017

First time here. A true oasis in the desert.These waters are pure, pristine and kinda poetic. Super inspiring visit. We spent 2 night that felt like longer as we dipped into the rhythm of the place and our own needs. There was a bit of magic in the air (and the waters). And the hosts (Rhoni and Cris) are really...

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

My wife and I have been traveling to the desert for over 25 years; we're from Seattle and we love the weather and ease of travel. About 12 years ago, we discovered Sagewater Spa and the peace and serenity of staying there, makes it “our place.” From the moment I saw the white mid-century structure in the distance, with the...

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PorterHouse09, Manager at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

You are Sagewater Spa, we are a reflection of your own peacefulness and beauty. We love having you here as much as you love being here. We appreciate how welcoming you are to our other guests, giving them your desert tips about restaurants, shopping, and the sights. Excited to know that we will see you next month, it's always fun...

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Rhoni and Christina have created an amazing getaway and tailor it to your needs. I decided to take a spontaneous weekend trip and was completely unprepared. I luckily was able to book the last room the morning of my arrival date. Rhoni literally told me what to pack and to head on up. In the few hours it took me...

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PorterHouse09, Manager at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate it!. Your review is written with such warmth and sweetness and is a reflection of you. Cristina and I have have created a simple environment that enables each guest to deterine their own experience. Hikers and rock climbers, outlet shoppers, sight seeers, Modernists, writers and readers all have...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 February 2017

My second visit to Sagewater Spa reaffirmed my love for this magical spot. Cris and Rhoni are the best. When I called to make my reservation, it felt like I was calling family to ask if I could come visit! They truly care about their guests and go above and beyond to make Sagewater what it is. The hotel itself...

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PorterHouse09, Manager at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

We know you're a woman with distinctive taste, simple, elegant and clean. So happy we can provide you a haven in the desert. We always love seeing you relax in the hot pool and enjoying all the healthful benefits of staying at Sagewater Spa.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
#1 hot mineral water hotel in Desert Hot Springs. WINNER of 1 of the 25 BEST SMALL HOTELS in the US! Sagewater Spa, a seven room mid-century modern retreat, is a serene environment for adults who desire complete relaxation. Our facilities are exclusively for hotel guests and we do not have day spa guests sharing the property. We are known for our clean hot mineral well water pool and spa, minimalist designer rooms with desert or mountain views and well equipped kitchenettes. The finest Frette linens, TV, Wi-Fi, Aveda amenities, homemade Gramma B's Coffee cake and Organic European roast coffee. A gourmet poolside BBQ and views of Mount San Jacinto, professional massage treatments and facials add to the splendor. Featured on the cover of T + L , Cool Hotels, Best Designed Wellness Hotels, Tashen SPA, NY, LA, London Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, ELLE, SPA, Harper's, Traveler, LA, NY, SF Magazine ++. We understand that, "Quiet is the New Luxury." and a weekend away at Sagewater Spa feels like a week away anywhere else. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sagewater Spa

Address: 12689 Eliseo Rd, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-4759
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Desert Hot Springs
Price Range: $232 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sagewater Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Sagewater Hotel Desert Hot Springs
Sagewater Spa Desert Hot Springs, CA - California Desert
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
#2 Green Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
#2 Romantic Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“7 rooms all around pool... I really enjoyed the Mountain View Room, but all are equally lovely”
  • Sunrise outside my room, the pool is at a perfect temperature!
fletchermk, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms face the pool so I would think that all are equally quiet.”
Brown110, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Being that there are only 7 rooms and only 1 room with two queen beds, all the rooms I am sure are wonderful”
AlisonS600, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The room with a street view ended up being perfect for us, since most of the time we had the shades down to avoid direct sunlight.”
653kristak, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room is good”
Mrichardb, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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