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    High Desert Motel

    61310 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-1906
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    Overview
    • Excellent23%
    • Very good49%
    • Average22%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “high desert” (28 reviews)
    “room was clean” (16 reviews)
    “park entrance” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 19 July 2016

    This is a basic old motel. However, the pool was clean & fun! They don't have to heat it as it's warm in Joshua Tree! The pool was great! Be warned on the BBQ, they do not provide charcoal or lighter fluid. So, who drives...More

    Thank Dale987
    Reviewed 9 July 2016

    Was recommended to stay at this place to save a few bucks and it was fine. Not sure I'd stay here again as there's a lovely historic hotel within walking distance of this place. Centrally located, close to shops and restaurants and not terribly far...More

    Thank Lobsterollsforever
    Reviewed 22 June 2016

    No frills but everything worked and was clean. Just one night but got a lot of work done. I might rethink the light bulbs. I know they're energy efficient and all but that kind of fluorescent light cheapens everything and is depressing. Suggest a warmer...More

    Thank Michael S
    Reviewed 21 May 2016

    This is our 3rd stay. High Desert Motel is an older property that has been appropriately updated. Rooms are large, clean and comfortable. Refrigerator is about twice the size of standard motel mini-fridges.

    Thank RetiredTom1999
    Reviewed 20 May 2016

    Stayed three nights at High Desert Motel. VERY clean, excellent value. Room was spacious, had little couch in addition to table w/two chairs, and a desk also. Very close to Joshua Tree cafes. Hotel is on the main highway through town, so some noise with...More

    Thank elizabeth m
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$55 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • United States >
    • California >
    • California Desert >
    • Joshua Tree
    • Also Known As
    • High Desert Hotel Joshua Tree
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    Diana H
    4 February 2017|
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    Response from VJ P | Property representative |
    soory no pets allowed
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    furgeson
    2 October 2016|
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    Response from Sara F | Reviewed this property |
    As Elizabeth said, it is a bit of a drive to Death Valley. However, the area is beautiful. I am not sure if any tours depart from here.
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    "Go for first floor , I didnt notice and elevator"
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    "Rooms on the first level are convenient; we had room 103."
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