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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was our first trip to Palm Springs, and we couldn't be happier with both the city and the Santiago. We chose this place because of the reviews and they couldn't be more spot-on. If you are looking for a place really "cruisy", this may not be the place for you - although fun is to be had if you...

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SantiagoMensResort, General Manager at Santiago Resort, responded to this review

You have summed it up better than I ever could. I'm so glad you enjoyed yourself here at Santiago. We promise to keep up the good work and look forward to your return.

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay, a short ways from the hustle of downtown Palm Springs. Recently renovated, the rooms are clean and comfortable. Pool to cool off during the hot days, hot tub and fire pit for the cool desert nights. Clothing optional. We are looking forward to going back!

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SantiagoMensResort, General Manager at Santiago Resort, responded to this review

Thanks, Michael! We hope to see you again soon...

Reviewed 19 October 2016

I went with a good friend of mine for some nice R&R over Columbus Day Weekend and the Santiago Resort provided us with a top-notch experience. The resort itself was very classy and private, and I immediately felt right at home. The rooms were extremely clean and the beds comfortable. The grounds were gorgeously planted and the pool was great....

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SantiagoMensResort, General Manager at Santiago Resort, responded to this review

What a great weekend that was! We have absolutely the best guests.

Montclair, NJ
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've vacationed in Palm Springs at least twice per year for the past 12 years and have stayed in many of the inns that cater to a gay male clientele. Santiago is easily the best overall. I've vacationed there at least 10 times. First, it's affordable. This is the main factor that keeps me coming back! The room rates include...

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SantiagoMensResort, General Manager at Santiago Resort, responded to this review

Excellent stuff, Peter. Each one of your points are tentpoles upon which we built and operate this place. It's so great to know that it's being noticed! See you soon...

Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stayed here for a quick overnight trip with some friends as we had never been to Palm Springs. Will definitely be back as the staff was warm and inviting. Loved the rooms which were quiet, clean and spacious. The service was great. The resort is tucked away but close enough to everything Palm Springs has to offer which is just...

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SantiagoMensResort, General Manager at Santiago Resort, responded to this review

Very nice of you, Robert. I really appreciate your writing us up!

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

When you come to a boutique resort and simply lay by the pool and do nothing... I call that heaven! With breakfast and lunch included with the room all you need to worry about is dinner. There are many world-class restaurants within driving or walking distance from the hotel. I would recommend reservations for any of the restaurant. The resort...

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SantiagoMensResort, General Manager at Santiago Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Bryan! Here's to doing nothing!

Reviewed 7 October 2016

Recently stayed here for a weekend with my boyfriend and had a fantastic experience. The staff are very attentive and genuine. The rooms are nice and pretty clean, the pool is awesome, and it is just big enough to meet a couple interesting people and maybe luck out with some international eye candy; but also not noisy, crowded or cruisey....

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SantiagoMensResort, General Manager at Santiago Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Andrew! Can't wait to see you again.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I had a business appointment in Palm Desert, so I mixed business with pleasure by bringing a close friend with me. I chose Santiago from reading about gay resorts in the area. Santiago was more than I even imagined. John-Michael was warm and accommodating, The service, facilities, and amenities were top notch. The rooms are spacious. The atmosphere is laid...

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SantiagoMensResort, General Manager at Santiago Resort, responded to this review

I absolutely love this quote: "The atmosphere is laid back. The clothing optional is just that - optional. There are times when you wish to be clothed and times when you prefer to be naked. Both are accepted and you can relax being exactly who you are at any moment." This sentiment is exactly what we strive for each day....

Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I love staying here because they just do everything right. It has a simple, casual elegance and the nights are peaceful and beautiful. The friendly staff is easily the best part, but the pool and grounds are always spotless, and the breakfast is welcome. I especially love they have snacks available and a microwave in your room as well as...

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SantiagoMensResort, General Manager at Santiago Resort, responded to this review

Aww Greg, you're the best! I do all my TV watching over wifi too. But please don't ever hesitate to give me a call to help with the TV. We should at least give your neighbors a run for their money!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Whom said "you can't go home again?" Well, it is quite obvious, that person never had a return stay at Santiago Resort in Palm Springs! A friend and I stayed at Santiago on Aug.15 - Aug. 22, 2016. We had a Fantastic Time! This was my second extended stay at Santiago. In returning here, it was evident that "a glorious...

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SantiagoMensResort, General Manager at Santiago Resort, responded to this review

Bill, you are a wordsmith for sure! I only wish folks could read this review in your impeccable handwriting. My favorite quote here: "At Santiago I sensed a magnetic energy of comfort, class and relaxed-fun (with playful energy/social frolicking)." This seems to really sum up the vibe that our guests create here. See you next time!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A private, swimsuit-optional escape for gay men resting at the foot of the San Jacinto Mountains, Santiago is a place where the stillness and serenity of the desert infuse everything. Where the bubbling spa, rustling palms, and singing birds become your personal soundtrack. Where your only commute is the one from your room to the pool. And you look forward to it. Santiago's professional staff effortlessly provides attentive service while allowing you just the right degree of solitude. It's a combination that creates a tranquil atmosphere of casual luxury unmatched anywhere in the desert. So come step through our gate. Exhale. And smile. You made it. Amenities: Expansive, heated swimming pool (largest in any gay PS resort) Outdoor spa Outdoor mist cooling system Complimentary continental breakfast Complimentary "Stay n Splash" poolside lunch (specialty sandwiches, salads, wraps) So-close-you-can-almost-touch-them mountain views Free Wi-Fi with high-speed Internet Privacy fence around entire property for ultimate seclusion and relaxation Meticulous grounds featuring native plants, cacti and palms Luxurious, extra-large rope hammocks (2) strung between the palm trees Twenty-three spacious, comfortable rooms Central air conditioning King-size beds (some rooms feature two queen beds) Flat-screen TVs with DVD players Luxury bath products Refrigerators, microwaves, irons, and in-room electronic safes ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santiago Resort

Address: 650 E San Lorenzo Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264-8108
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Springs
Price Range: ₹ 12,401 - ₹ 17,187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Santiago Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles P3039RDchristopherm, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 204 and 205 air conditioning unit outside of the bathroom was way too loud. 207 is is a great room.”
 of 5 bubbles nwest_mail, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor may be a little quieter than the first floor. We stayed on the first floor but were never bothered by the noise.”
 of 5 bubbles mjswps1329, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“2nd Floor corner room (202) was nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles robertsJ9399SR, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid Room 101. It's in the corner next to the washer/dryer/staff room and one can hear anything going on in either room.”
 of 5 bubbles GWC1321, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
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