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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sagewater Spa is the perfect getaway spot: A clean, minimalist, relaxing place with a suuuuuper nice hot springs-fed pool. The owners, Rhoni and Cris, are delightful, as is their dog Sage. We've been here several times and always leave feeling refreshed and revived.

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los angeles
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming to the Sagewater Spa since 2008 and I stayed there last weekend for the sixth time. While the property had been impeccably remodeled since I had last been there, it retained its hypnotic aura of simplicity, relaxation and stillness and newly reminded me about why I love coming here. When I first arrived on Friday afternoon,... More 

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Thank angeleno59
Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I heard rave reviews about this place for years from friends, and I finally got to experience it myself this weekend...it truly exceeded my expectations! So much care and attention has gone into the details of the rooms from luxury bedding to the amenities in the kitchenettes. The hot springs are divine, I soaked for 2 hours and felt like... More 

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Thank Krista K
Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time visiting Sagewater Spa, and it absolutely surpassed all our expectations. To say you'll leave relaxed and rejuvenated is an understatement. Lovely property, wonderfully & tastefully furnished rooms, and hosts Rhoni and Cristina are some of the best folks we've had the pleasure of meeting in a long while. A total gem. We'll be back soon... More 

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Thank davidjmarriott
PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

You both slide into the water as if you'd been coming here for life. Loved how you enjoyed your kitchen area and dining al fresco, really making Sagewater Spa home snd now it is! We look forward to your next visit. More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time to Sagewater Spa, and wow, what a gem. There were so many things that came together to make it a wonderful getaway weekend destination... * Being welcomed by the wonderful Rhoni. She's a one of a kind host who ensures a relaxing atmosphere and takes the time to treat you to a warm, personalized experience.... More 

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Thank pgoodma4
Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Sagewater several times and always enjoy my time there so much. It is quiet and peaceful. One of the highlights of the place is soaking and swimming in this unique, pristine water. I feel rejuvenated and my physical pains disappear. What a treat! The rooms have just what I need - super comfortable beds with fine... More 

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Thank mattzaslow
PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

Your review made our hearts sing! Knowing how demanding your work is and seeing you totally relax in the warm mineral water pool reminds us about why we have chosen to keep Sagewater private for our hotel guests. The quiet, the water, the views and fresh air are renewing and we can all use some of that! Come home soon,... More 

Bordeaux, France
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit to Sagewater Spa dates back to 9 years ago, it was our first visit to the desert. Since then, we've stayed many times, and we have enjoyed that same warm hospitality, and this very special feeling of being away from it all. Now that we own a vacation home in Palm Springs, well… Sagewater Spa is still... More 

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Thank atlantic333
PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

We love your visits! The fact that you own a lovely mid-century home in Palm Springs and still come to enjoy Sagewater shows how important the effects that our warm mineral-rich pool has on aiding relaxation. Thanks for noticing own latest design details and as travel connoisseurs your high marks mean the world to us. Looking forward to your April... More 

San Diego, California
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1 review
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Just returned from my sixth or seventh visit to Sagewater and it was amazing as always. Friendly, relaxing, desert chic atmosphere and incredibly maintained. Three days went by too fast. We'll be back soon!

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Thank erlinarose
PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

We love seeing the before and afters! Your return to Sagewater is a huge compliment and we appreciate your visits. I must say, you are stellar mineral water pool soakers and look forward to seeing you enjoying yourself. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 30 October 2016

One of the 50 leading small hotels in the world? Show me the other 49. This place really is something rather special. The owners Rhoni and Cris are true hosts with a pride in everything they do. I haven't been to any other of the hotels in the area, I don't need to, I will be back. Comfort and luxury... More 

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PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

WOW! We want to stay there, too! (smile) Thank you for being such lovely guests and for sharing your very kind words. You remind us why all the small details are so important to us and to our special guests. Hope you leap across the pond and into our warm mineral water pool very soon. More 

Irvine, CA
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Sagewater is the epitome of rest and relaxation. It is the perfect getaway to feed your mind, body and soul. We have been regulars to the Palm Springs area and have visited some of the other nearby mineral hot springs/spas. While there is nothing really bad to say about the others, I have to say that Sagewater is truly in... More 

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PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review and kind words. As a designer, you notice all the details and we are so happy that ours resonate with you and your husband. Now you have your place in the desert and we'll look forward to greeting you again, hopefully soon. Remember, the waters are waiting - us, too! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
#1 hot mineral water hotel in Desert Hot Springs. WINNER of 1 of the 25 BEST SMALL HOTELS in the US! Sagewater Spa, a seven room mid-century modern retreat, is a serene environment for adults who desire complete relaxation. Our facilities are exclusively for hotel guests and we do not have day spa guests sharing the property. We are known for our clean hot mineral well water pool and spa, minimalist designer rooms with desert or mountain views and well equipped kitchenettes. The finest Frette linens, TV, Wi-Fi, Aveda amenities, homemade Gramma B's Coffee cake and Organic European roast coffee. A gourmet poolside BBQ and views of Mount San Jacinto, professional massage treatments and facials add to the splendor. Featured on the cover of T + L , Cool Hotels, Best Designed Wellness Hotels, Tashen SPA, NY, LA, London Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, ELLE, SPA, Harper's, Traveler, LA, NY, SF Magazine ++. We understand that, "Quiet is the New Luxury." and a weekend away at Sagewater Spa feels like a week away anywhere else. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sagewater Spa

Address: 12689 Eliseo Rd, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-4759
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Desert Hot Springs
Price Range: €164 - €234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sagewater Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Sagewater Hotel Desert Hot Springs
Sagewater Spa Desert Hot Springs
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
#2 Romantic Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
#2 Green Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
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“The room with a street view ended up being perfect for us, since most of the time we had the shades down to avoid direct sunlight.”
 of 5 bubbles 653kristak, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room is good”
 of 5 bubbles Mrichardb, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You get a lovely view of the sunset from the mountain view rooms, but they're all good.”
 of 5 bubbles Lauren_L_LosAngeles, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we had a desert/mountain view room - perfect”
 of 5 bubbles samuelc975, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“First come, first served. If you want a sunset view, get in early.”
 of 5 bubbles craighunter2016, 16 May 2016 | Read review
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