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Reviewed 5 January 2015

Ok, this place is Instagram gold. I spent 3 minutes unpacking and 45 darting about taking pictures of the place before the sun set behind the Joshua Tree mountains. I'm now writing this overlooking the fairylit central garden and listening to old Staples Singers vinyl on something called a 'Califone'. Brilliant. Having just stayed at the Ace Hotel in Palm...

3Thank JillyKWelch
Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 4 January 2015

The Mojave Sands is a lovely hotel in a beautiful setting. It did fall short on a couple items listed on their website - my room lacked the toaster and bose sound dock. The remote to open the gate did not work (checked with neighbors and they had same experience). This is only a problem if you want to leave...

2Thank HayleyMLosAngeles_CA
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 2 April 2014

A really unique motel/inn out in Joshua Tree. Great minimalist modern decor and a nice rustic yard. The proprietor Susan is very nice and helpful. The only thing I wish is if there was a pool or hot tub on the property, but Susan told us that during the summer months guests can use a pool at one of the...

2Thank AJude10
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 25 December 2013

The property is beautifully designed, and the landscaping is so cool. The garden is very relaxing. I think some minor changes would dramatically improve the experience as a guest. I would like to have had working WiFi as advertised, more lighting in the room, more information on the property, as other reviews have stated. ( I also left the keys...

2Thank Btron
Orange County, CA
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Just having returned from a night's stay at Mojave Stands, I'd like to share some thoughts on this property. There are indeed many amazing details, artwork hanging on the walls, and beautiful showers. The garden is very relaxing. Blake was working very hard to provide whatever was missing (speakers for the turntable, coffee for the coffee maker, sugar, half-and-half, a...

3Thank Lagniappe1971
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 May 2013

I stayed at this ultra cool and comfy motel on January 5, 2013. I went to Joshua Tree with a large group of friends to attend a sound bath session at Integratron (http://www.integratron.com/6ComeOnIn/ComeOnIn.html) and we booked this motel and inhabited all of the 5 available rooms. What I loved most about this motel, was that I wanted to take a...

Thank Julie E
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 March 2013

My boyfriend booked a night here last year, and while overdue, it occurred to me to that I needed to rave about this place. It's just off of the main road, but once you get through the main gates you feel wonderfully isolated from the rest of the world. We booked a standard room, which came with a no-fills yet...

1Thank lch253
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2012

My wife and I stayed here for one night of our honeymoon when we visited the Joshua Tree National Park this September and we couldn't have had a lovlier time. We stayed in room number 5 and were instantly impressed. The design and style were just perfect for our tastes and the vintage typewriter, turntable and ecelectic collection of books...

Thank EsoMysterio
Encinitas, California
Reviewed 11 June 2012

If you are looking for a place to stay that has a special FEEL created by soft lighting, artwork, and a record player with a "tube amplifier" along with an array of diverse vinyl the Mojave Sands could be a real find as it was for my wife and me. It doesn't have cookie cutter motel rooms, a lobby, pool...

1Thank Mike B
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 29 May 2012

You either 'get it' or you don't (and it appears most people do.) All the stuff you've already read about is great -- the eucalyptus steam shower (life saving), the records, the brilliant design etc., etc. But the genius is the way it all adds up. If you want to be fussed over then stay at a hotel. If you...

1Thank trixsix

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mojave Sands Motel is a 1940's motel that was taken apart and reconstructed. The doors, windows, bed frames, hardware and some of the furniture, were created either on-site or by local artisans. Reclaimed materials where used where ever possible. The grounds are surrounded by large sheets of steel and the walls are insulated with shredded jeans. There are two large King Suites with kitchens and three unique, comfortable standard rooms with Queen beds. Rooms have a private patios and water fountains. Located just minutes from Joshua Tree National Park, Mojave Sands provides a peaceful escape from the hectic pace of modern life, where one can come to recharge and enjoy the unique beauty of the desert. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mojave Sands

Address: 62121 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2319
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Joshua Tree
Price Range: €187 - €280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Mojave Sands Hotel Joshua Tree
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“Room 5 is the largest with sitting room and kitchen. Perfect!”
tripmum, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book unit 5”
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47StephenS, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Suite 5 was on the end away from the highway and has an awesome outdoor claw foot tub and shower.”
drawntogroovy, 24 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are decorated in a cool way... Room 5 is a suite with a kitchenette and private outside bath/shower, and furthest firm the road. Splurge if you can :-)”
JillyKWelch, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Call the owner and ask questions first.”
Lagniappe1971, 1 Dec 2013 | Read review
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