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Reviewed 21 May 2016

Stayed three nights at High Desert Motel. VERY clean, excellent value. Room was spacious, had little couch in addition to table w/two chairs, and a desk also. Very close to Joshua Tree cafes. Hotel is on the main highway through town, so some noise with that, but not enough to disturb sleep. Good A/C and good WiFi. When I go...

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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service and ideally located near the park. Excellent choice for anyone not wanting to take a huge hit to their wallet. Rooms are clean and comfortable and the pool is great! Conveniently located near good restaurants in the lovely Joshua Tree area. Cannot recommend enough!

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VJ P, Manager at High Desert Motel, responded to this review

thanks for stayed with us and you like our service and motel too

Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

No frills place. Surprisingly good for the price price of $54 for the night. They messed up my reservation but fortunately still had a room available. Clean room and bed was reasonably comfortable. AC worked great. Pool was not heated and very cold. No breakfast which was fine with me. Wifi was fast.

Thank Edger P
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

I didn't expect much as I'd paid $65p/n for a room for two nights but was pleasantly surprised, our room had a very comfortable bed was super clean and big! It was close to the park entrance and the front desk was helpful and friendly. I'd stay again and recommend The High Desert.

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Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We arrived when was near 22.00 after a taxing trip by car from los angeles (the I-15 deserves its fame as nightmare to enter and exit from the city during peak times) and we have found a working wifi, a nice room and a clean bathroom (spartan but adequate as necessities). We requested and obtained the far room at first...

Thank Andrea R
Picton, Canada
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Arrived 9:00 PM, our selected room had been given away but thankfully they could accommodate us for two rooms. Place was adequate for the price but would not stay there for more than a couple of days. It was right by the highway and noisy but had comfortable bed. Clerk on duty suggested a few restaurants in area, the one...

Thank marilyn111111
San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I needed an inexpensive place to stay and at $62/night I decided to give this place a try. The motel is along the main hwy and super close to the entrance of Joshua Tree National Park. Our room was clean, but also a little quirky. It had been freshly painted, but some walls were in a dark blue, some in...

Thank CaliforniaGirl040
Reviewed 7 March 2016

I had a 13 week travel nurse assignment at the hospital there and was very grateful that one of the other travelers recommended this place. The staff was really nice and flexible with me. I would stay there the days I worked and drive back home. It was always clean with a microwave and frig. It was a very good...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Wanted to make it easy to meet some friends camping in Joshua Tree and we're not campers. With the help of Trip Advisor reviewers decided on staying at the High Desert Motel. It turned out to be the perfect place! Our room was neat, clean, quiet and moderately priced. In addition, the High Desert Motel location is very convenient to...

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VJ P, Manager at High Desert Motel, responded to this review

thanku very much to stayed with us and very happy that you like motel and service we hope you will come againe to visit national park and josuatree too.god bless you

San Diego, California
Reviewed 25 February 2016

The little town of Joshua Tree has limited offerings in terms of lodging. The High Desert Motel is bare bones, but clean and is a good value. It is also well situated for walking to places to eat and the Joshua Tree National Park visitor center.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about High Desert Motel

Address: 61310 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-1906
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Joshua Tree
Price Range: ₹ 3,371 - ₹ 7,909 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — High Desert Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Go for first floor , I didnt notice and elevator”
117bruceh, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the first level are convenient; we had room 103.”
  • Nightlight type wall switches
  • Flat Screen TV; note the light blue accent wall
  • Plenty of Electrical Outlets
  • King Bed, Extra Table; note the bright blue and green walls
  • Colorful Green Walls, Tile Floor, Hair Dryer, Perfectly Adequate
  • Microwave and Refrigerator
  • Shower; Wrap Around Vinyl Walls (no mold), grab bars.
  • Table Lamp
JerryH9905, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Noisier downstairs if cleaner cleaning upstairs room in morning.”
worldmysteryshopper, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any room.....they are all cheap!”
jroberto, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms away from highway ad upper floor”
H2390TMandrear, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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