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Sagewater Spa

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Sagewater Spa, in Desert Hot Springs, known as California’s Spa City, is among the top 50 leading boutique hotels in the world and is a #1 hotel on Trip Advisor. This award-winning, Mid-Century Modern hotel has been thoughtfully renovated, with careful consideration to its original design details of 1954. Surrounding the geothermal pools are seven rooms; five with desert views and three with expansive views of the San Jacinto Mountains. Each room is well-appointed with kitchen areas and luxurious amenities, including Frette linens, towels and robes. The internationally renowned natural mineral water is sourced from the property’s own hot water well at 165 degrees. The 90-degree mineral water pool and 104-degree spa is rejuvenating for the body and mind and promotes wellness on all levels. Spa services include; expert in-room massages, facials and intuitive readings
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Palm Springs Municipal Airport15 km
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Super clean, small, quiet hotel with a naturally hot mineral water pool. We were treated by the owners who treated us like family and took an interest in our travels. We were sorry to leave and look forward to our next visit.

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank philipAltanta
Response from Rhoni E, Owner at Sagewater SpaResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for you visit and kind words! We are interested in fine tuning our guests visits and learning more from their experiences, thanks for sharing yours.

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Simply the most amazing water, most amazing location and most amazing hosts, ever. The water is unique and worth a trip across country just to soak —spending hours in the pool was literally nourishing and helped me to feel healthier than I had in years....More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Response from Rhoni E, Owner at Sagewater SpaResponded 15 August 2018

WOW! Makes us want to check-in! How are we so lucky to have such aware and appreciative guests? We’re creative Type A’s who longed for a place to simply let go. Sagewater Spa is just that place, a totally non performance stress free zone. It...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

The Sagewater Spa is serene and beautiful. A respite without time. The design is elegant in its simplicity. We found ourselves there by chance and are forever thankful we did. We will return, as often as possible. The hosts are wonderful. We loved meeting them...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Jackie K
Response from Rhoni E, Owner at Sagewater SpaResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind review. Accidental travel is often the best, filled with unexpected surprises, happy Sagewater Spa could be that for you. We loved having you as our guests and are looking forward to your return - soon. :-)

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at Sagewater Spa. The location is secluded and private, allowing for relaxing soaks in the naturally fed hot spring pool. The rooms are midcentury modern with cozy accommodations. The owners were friendly and provided great conversation and...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Jennifer B
Response from PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater SpaResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you for your glowing review, it matches your personality. We are so happy that you both felt so much at home, We look forward to your next visit, hopefully soon!

Reviewed 16 June 2018

I don’t travel much but I travel here, Sagewater Spa, (2nd visit in 5 years) for a soul reboot. Sagewater Spa is what peace and quiet looks like. You can hear the morning doves coo, and the wrens call their mates. The desert winds whisper...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Response from Sagewater1, Owner at Sagewater SpaResponded 17 June 2018

We were pleased that you found us again and that your memory matched the reality of staying at Sagewater Spa. The experience is hard to explain because there are so few places that are gently quiet and once our guests enter the front and take...More

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2 February 2017|
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Response from erlinarose | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Richy624 | Reviewed this property |
Ask the owner, Rhoni. She will get RIGHT back to you, for sure. I cant say that there is a hard and fast rule about kids, but the vibe there is quiet and respectful. Lots of places have curfew on the pool. There are no... More
16 November 2015|
Response from PorterHouse09 | Property representative |
With only seven rooms and our squeaky clean property we can not give discounts. Sorry!
Room Tips
"All rooms are wonderful - desert views that offer brilliant sunsets."
15 Jun 2018
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"Desert views"
9 May 2018
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"They're all good but with different views. Ask Rhoni or Christina"
8 May 2018
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"All rooms look out to the magnificent mountains that surround it!"
6 May 2018
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