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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed today NEW

Joshua Tree is less than 2 hours away from our home and we had never been. We loved the hiking and the town. We had a delicious lunch at Natural Sisters. We chose The Joshua Tree Saloon for dinner and it did not disappoint. The smoked ribs were outstanding. The Deresrt Lily is located in the foothills with spectacular views

Thank Simisully
W Chester PA
Reviewed today NEW

Hang out with Carrie for 10 minutes and you'll feel like you've known her forever. The atmosphere at the Desert Lily is about as chill as possible. Spending time at night in the fire pit was especially nice. And Joshua Tree NP is spectacular

Thank stevemJ7683LQ
Kingsville, Maryland
Reviewed today NEW

Carrie was such a welcoming host. She provided dinner suggestions, hiking suggestions and provided a very comfortable room. The inn has also been landscaped beautifully. Sitting on the patio for breakfast, we were able to see rabbits and quail in their natural environment!

Thank emilybX2020RA
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Joshua Tree National Park for a couple of days in September - an amazing place. We stayed at Desert Lily and can recommend it to anyone wanting a cosy more personal stay. Carrie was a great host - cooked a lovely breakfast which we ate outdoors with the other 4 guests. She made us feel very at home...

Thank bondibeachseapool
Altadena, CA
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great B&B near Joshua Tree National Park. Wonderful views, fantastic breakfasts and extremely nice and helpful inn-keeper. Strongly suggest staying with her...probably the best B&B I have experienced.

Thank herbm279
Coffs Harbour, NSW.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed for 1 night in a B&B room. Wished it was more. Great location. Only a short drive to the Joshua Tree National Park. Carrie our host was wonderful. She cooked a superb breakfast. A nice touch in the Great Room with complimentary cookies and chocolates. Tea and Coffee is also available, along with wine and port. The...

Thank Dingo59
Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Desert Lily this past weekend and toured Joshua Tree National Park. The stay at Desert Lily was one of the best we have ever had any where in the world.., and we have been to many places in the US and Internationally. Carrie, the owner, hostess and chef, is fantastic. We truly enjoyed...

Thank hgenekoch
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Ah man! You guys were the BEST!!! Can't wait for you to come back =o) Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I truly appreciate your business! Happy travels.

Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My husband and I visited Joshua Tree for our wedding anniversary in May of 2016 and were so happy that we picked the Desert Lily for our stay. We stayed in the Casa Rosita--the view was wonderful, the solitude was wonderful, the accommodations were comfortable and fully stocked for a relaxing stay. An extremely clean and I mean extremely clean...

Thank Renee H
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for that fantastic review! I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay at Casa Rosita! Please come again soon!!

Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The food and the houses, let's say the hardware, of this B&B are perfect. The best things are the breakfast, the surroundings, the views and the house has everything as is advertised. There is however a sense of distrust placed in guests. There are rules to live by in the guesthouse and however this might be based upon bad experiences...

3Thank Rob M
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with me and for the feedback provided. Yup, there are rules for a reason. It's ironic that I broke three big ones to accommodate you on your honeymoon, isn't it?!?!?!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Desert Lily is the gem! Carrie was very kind and explained us all the things to get around. The cottage was perfect for a get-away. What a great night with so many stars. I highly recommend Desert Lily and pick a night without the moon and you will enjoy the best show.

Thank hyo2016
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at The Desert Lily! I appreciate you taking the time to write such a terrific review for me! I hope to see you again =o)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An intimate Bed and Breakfast and Desert Vacation Rental Retreat in the Joshua Tree Highlands. Two artist-embellished guest rooms with private baths and individual entryways from the covered patio, each with a private sitting room / library set away from the B&B Adobe into the desert landscape. Three-course gourmet breakfast served on the patio or in the newly remodeled great room of the main residence, where freshly baked cookies can always be found. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Desert Lily

Address: P. O. Box 139, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-0139
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Joshua Tree
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Desert Lily Hotel Joshua Tree
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“The room is small but comfortable. Use the common room to hang out ”
 of 5 bubbles Simisully, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are very quiet and the night sky if beyond description...!!”
 of 5 bubbles hgenekoch, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you like solitude, Casa Rosita is perfect but you will miss out on the breakfast at the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles 209reneeh, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Corner room smallest, best view if sitting outside. Middle room prettiy, nosier if all rooms full. 'Cricket' room largest, tub/shower combo.”
 of 5 bubbles valf162, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the Bunkhouse.”
 of 5 bubbles aztopping, 28 May 2016 | Read review
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