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La Quinta, California
1 review
Reviewed 15 December 2014

My wife and I stayed there this past weekend the 12th and 13th just to get some private time from the kids, I have to say everything was very clean, no cigarette smell, at all even though some reviews say otherwise. We even used the air conditioner as it got a little stuffy in there, and it worked perfect, as... More 

Thank David N
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Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Loved staying at the desert lodge had a room right next to the pool and just went out and sat by the pool at like 130 in the morning and looked at the stars and enjoyed the peaceful night life and no one bothering me

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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41 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Memorable as the worst place I have stayed at in decades. Nothing positive about the place!. State of disrepair unbelievable! With a Travelodge and Motel 6 nearby, treat yourself to one of them. The Deserts Lodge should be closed down by the Health Department not to mention the need for mental health experts to provide therapy to those who handle... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

I stayed in this dump for a weekend. The room was filthy and there were numerous things wrong with it. I tried to get in touch with the manager but he did not return my call. I will never stay here again.

2 Thank Derek W
International Traveler
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 weeks last December and I liked it! I found a clean room, kitchenette amenities, free wi-fi and more, for a fair price. I also found the staff helpful, friendly. They were very accommodating. As long as you don't arrive at Desert Lodge thinking (or acting like) you're at a Hyatt Regency, (as apparently some people... More 

3 Thank Terra C
Chicago, Illinois
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275 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2014

the only good thing i can say about the motel is that the pool area is clean and looks nice. the office and rooms smell like cigarette smoke. manager is unreasonable and must not car about the conditions of the rooms, especially the nasty shower stalls. some rooms have a microwave and fridge. wifi worked well. so if you can... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

This is the worse hotel I have ever seen. As soon as I checked in, I called hotels.com and cancelled my reservation. It was filthy, run down and just plain disgusting. I wouldnt even put my purse down on the bed. The bathroom door had a hole in it like someone kicked it in. The window in the tub was... More 

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Keizer, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2014

I stay several places throughout the year and most places are tolerable depending on the circumstances. This is the only hotel EVER that I have refused to stay in. The only room available was 40 miles away in Hemet and we gladly drove there. This place should be burnt to the ground or bulldozed. There is a startling number of... More 

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Reviewed 11 February 2014

When we showed up, we were quoted a rate that was $20 higher than what we booked. The manager (I assume that's who we was from his grandiose attitude) was rude and condescending. The place appears great from the outside, but the rooms are dirty and not stocked well with basic necessities (towels, etc). Definitely would not stay here ever.... More 

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Long Beach, California
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9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 February 2014

Had a last minute job assignment in Palm Springs and because of some kind of an event, this was the only place I could find within my company's price range with a vacancy. I had heard that this place was not too great, but it was way beyond that expectation. First of all, the lobby where I checked in was... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Desert Lodge

Address: 1177 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264-8333
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Springs
Price Range: €50 - €104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Desert Lodge 1.5*
Number of rooms: 51
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Desert Palm Springs
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“Full kitchen suites available, all rooms are pool view”
 of 5 bubbles Markussalot, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Do not choose any!!!”
 of 5 bubbles surfmonkey224, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Better to bring a tent and stay outside away from the bed bugs and roaches”
 of 5 bubbles 116rcv, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Stay Away at all costs”
 of 5 bubbles Tethier919, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles 607susiek, 19 Mar 2015 | Read review
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