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Overview
601 W Arenas Rd, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6313 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
Reviews (167)
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All reviews mid century easy access to restaurants hot tub full bathrooms our room was spacious pool area is low key definitely stay here again grounds patio retreat
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A group of 4 girlfriends who've known each other for 40 years chose this little gem for our getaway. We were not disappointed. We had the 2 bdrm apartment & Angela was nice enough to split the king into twins. The property was peaceful and...More

Thank Alicia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have recently stayed at one of our favourite hotels / apartments. Always enjoy our time here. There have been notable changes in the hotel & staff recently with new management and housekeeping staff. We miss the familiar faces. Also the hotel rates have shot up...More

2  Thank AzureSands
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Wifi sucks and the place has no money invested as you can see the toilet even runs. Free wifi doesn't work even though we have the technology. Only clean once a week and denied us clean towels. We had to wash the ones we had...More

2  Thank elemechantech
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Dessert Hills strikes the perfect balance between being secluded and close to nearly everything in Palm Springs that's worth walking to. Each room is a bit different and we prefer to choose the rooms that get the most daylight since we nearly always visit between...More

1  Thank ultralinear
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I stayed here for several days with my daughter in the two bedroom suite. That was room number 1, it was extremely spacious with a large living area kitchen and dining area and two full bathrooms. It also felt very new and clean it I...More

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About
Description
Desert Hills, tucked up against the rugged San Jacinto Mountains is one of Palm Springs classic boutique hotels. Built in 1956, Desert Hills is situated in the historic district a few blocks from the shops, More galleries and restaurants in the heart of Tennis Club District of old Palm Springs. The "quiet luxury" of Desert Hills retains the essence of classic old Palm Springs with rooms and suites reminiscent of the 1950's mid-century modern design. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Spa
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Spa
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$ 120 - US$ 350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Palm Springs
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Spa
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$ 120 - US$ 350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Palm Springs
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Traveller (73)
Room & Suite (25)
Pool & Beach (12)
Dining (2)
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USArover1960
17 October 2015|
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Response from Celia B | Reviewed this property |
We were at Desert Hills for 2 weeks returning to Vancouver on October 7. While we were there the wifi failed for one evening, maybe due to road construction and repaving alongside the hotel. Have always found these owners... More
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"The 2 bdrm "apartment" has it's own outside entrance, so no need to go through main gate."
987aliciab
3 days ago
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"Select one with kitchen anywhere in hotel"
AzureSands
1 week ago
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"It's all about the light & the season...just look where the sun rises and sets."
ultralinear
28 May 2018
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"All rooms seam equally fantastic. They all surround a lovely pool area."
A6446DOemilyw
14 Nov 2017
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