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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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!... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

My sister and I were in Palm Springs for five days over this past weekend for a family wedding and stayed at this wonderful boutique Desert Riviera Hotel. Our room was spacious and had more than the usual amenities. All rooms open out to the large pool which was lovely. However, the outstanding thing was the welcome we received from... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
1 review
Reviewed 1 week 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... More 

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Reviewed 1 week 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... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the Olive tree with all the lights that light up the courtyard. Tracy the night gal lit tealights that made the experience magical. The manager Misty has superb customer service skills and gave us wonderful ideas about hikes around the area - she just has this way of making you feel like the most important person in the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was amazed at how beautiful the property was when I first arrived. I felt like I was in a magical garden. The staff was very friendly and made us feel right at home. They also recommended great restaurants and fun activities that we otherwise would not have found.The rooms were awesome enough to want to live there. The location... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • 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: $306 - $388 (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
#7 Best Value 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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