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“Relaxing and quiet” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lido Palms Resort and Spa

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Lido Palms Resort and Spa
Ranked #10 of 22 Hotels in Desert Hot Springs
Certificate of Excellence
Seattle
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Relaxing and quiet”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2013

We had a wonderful three night stay and look forward to going back again. The hot mineral water and pool area is sparkling clean, the beds and rooms are comfortable. It's a quiet and peaceful little retreat for adults. Desert Hot Springs doesn't offer much in the way of fine dining or tourist activities, if that's your thing, but most of us are there for the mineral water and relaxation. Having a kitchen and a gas grill was a nice bonus.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Sue T
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Aptos, California
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2013

Rod, Rosemary and Greg, Thank you for another relaxing visit, my husband and I love spending quality time in the Desert in January/February. This was our third visit to Lido Palms, I enjoyed hanging out in the pool all day, floating along, reading. While my husband took advantage of the tempurpedic beds and chilled out watching sports and napping. The bed is fantastic, we both slept very well. We had no agenda this time, so we did as we pleased each day, no worries. Went out to breakfast every morning to a great little place down the street off Palm. The Sidewinder has an old school feel to her, she has old pictures of Desert Hot springs on the walls, and even Martha Stewart has eaten there. They have good coffee, yummy breakfasts, super fantastic service and prices.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Annalena N
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Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2013

A nice place where you can get away from it all and hear yourself think. Quiet and peaceful. 10 rooms, all with kitchens. All 3 pools use water from a hot spring. The indoor mineral pool is nice when the weather outside gets too hot. Free wireless internet if you need or wish to stay connected.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Clyde C
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Canoga Park
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

Lido Palms Resort and Spa is absolutely fantastic! I decided to come here for a weekend getaway with my friends for my birthday, and we were all particularly impressed with how clean and spacious the rooms were, and they even come with tempurpedic beds!! The pools were so relaxing and great! I felt like I could stay in there forever! If you want to go hiking or down to Palm Springs for a nice restaurant, it takes about 20-30 minutes, but it's not bad at all. Greg was very friendly and accommodating in every way. Call him when you make reservations, and he'll help you out a lot!

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Shinobu S
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Glendora, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2012

My wife and I really enjoyed our recent 3-night stay at the Lido Palms Resort and Spa in Desert Hot Springs. Our room was clean and spacious and the bed was very comfortable. The kitchen was fully furnished so some of our meals we had "in-house", which was both convenient and economical. Greg, the on-site manager, made us feel welcome and was very courteous and helpful during our stay. The trip was a nice balance between relaxing at Lido Palms' hot pools and doing a variety of things in the area. The first night and the following day, we stayed mostly around the Lido Palms "decompressing" in the various hot pools. (I did manage, however, to muster the energy to get out for a 4 mile run in the clean desert air!) Later that afternoon, we took a short drive to Palm Desert for a quick dinner and movie. The following day, we headed over to Palm Springs and took the Palm Springs Tram up into the high country of the San Jacinto Mountains where the tram handily dropped us off at the "Mountain Station" at around 8,500 feet elevation. After a short hike, we had lunch at the restaurant at the Mountain Station before taking the tram back down to the desert. It was great to return to the peaceful Lido Palms environment and "kick back" in the spas after a full day of activity. Later that evening, we chose (from a number of fine nearby restaurants) to eat at an Italian restaurant just a few minutes from the Lido Palms. On the morning of our departure, we got in some more "spa time" before heading home - refreshed! We look forward to coming back again.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank MountainMan30
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2012

The Lido Palms is an extremely welcoming and clean facility. Members of my family stayed there for a family event and were very pleased with the accommodations and the friendly service at a more than reasonable price. There are 11 or 12 rooms -- more like suites -- with kitchens. You can stock up on food at a fairly close Trader Joe's and relax in the hot tub, pool or heated pool and then put together a nice little nosh for yourself. There is a barbecue available for use by those staying at the Lido Palms. The relaxing evening swims were my favorite part of the experience. I was completely free of any tension by the time I left!
If you don't want to put together a meal for yourself, there is a very good Mexican restaurant not far from the Lido Palms -- the Casa Blanca Restaurant at 66370 Pierson Blvd. We ate there three times during our five-day stay.
I was very satisfied with all aspects of my stay at the Lido Palms. However, please note that it is an approximate 20-minute drive to Palm Springs. No matter if you're self-sufficient and want to enjoy the sun and the pools.

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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank hquigley
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San Diego, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2012

After reading all the reviews I could find, I chose The Lido Palms for our "first in a year" vacation. We have been unable to go away in at least a year and were desperate for extreme relaxation and peace. I had high hopes, and from the moment we got there, they were all answered! This is a smaller hotel, 11 rooms, but extremely clean and beautifully designed/decorated. Greg and Rod were very welcoming and we were given the tour without waiting forever to get checked in. The pools are amazing, each one is a different temperature and are kept very clean (I'm very picky about what I swim in). The rooms are nicely decorated and having a fully functional kitchen is the greatest!! For anyone who expects granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, keep in mind that it is very functional and clean, but you are not buying the kitchen... The beds are extremely comfortable with beautiful, clean linens...the bath is not gigantic, but clean and functional. The spa is beautiful, and the services are fantastic! If you are in need of some quality time, by yourself, or with someone you love, you will definitely have it at the Lido Palms. We are planning to make several more trips there, as it was, without a doubt, the most relaxing vacation we have had!!

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank mary b
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Additional Information about Lido Palms Resort and Spa

Property: Lido Palms Resort and Spa
Address: 12801 Tamar Dr, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-4615
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Desert Hot Springs
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
#10 Spa Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lido Palms Resort and Spa 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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