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Desert Riviera Hotel
Ranked #1 of 75 Hotels in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 31 August 2013

We are a young couple and we recently had the pleasure of staying at this hotel. We visited on August 20th and from the second we walked in we were treated with the utmost care. As we checked they offered us a free beverage and even explained the surrounding areas. They did not have the room we wanted, but had accommodated us immediately with an even bigger room! We went to our room and even found a little gift basket of delicious treats. The room was like a cool condo and the pool was just the right temperature. We even took out the complimentary bikes for a ride around the downtown area. Throughout our stay they really took care of us and even helped search for a lost earring in the pool! We enjoyed every minute and will be back VERY soon :)

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Reviewed 31 August 2013

Do yourself a big favor and give this special place a try. It's beautiful! The staff is awesome! The location is perfect! No kids allowed so its easy to relax. Just sitting by the pool in the shadow of Mt. San Jacinto is so wonderful. We had the smallest room but it was really comfortable. Next time we will snag one of the poolside king rooms. We will be back soon!

Room Tip: Get a poolside king.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 August 2013

I found the Desert Riviera on tripadvisor, and I could not have been more pleased with the outcome. I was traveling with a wonderful companion, and from the get go the experience was out of this world. We were greeted by Judy, the proprietress, and before any financial transaction took place, she offered us wine gratuit. She exemplifies the concept of hospitality. The two rooms we had were exquisitely decorated, wonderfully functional, and ultra clean. And I mean immaculate!. Although we stayed for only one night, we experienced all that Palm Springs has to offer! The pool is at 90 degrees!!I will come back to this resort!
Judy, thank you for a phenomenal experience!
Peter and Jill

Room Tip: We had two, and both were fabulous. I don't think you could go wrong with any of them. The resor...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 28 August 2013

Our friend recommended we stay at the Desert Riviera and we are so pleased we did. Within moments of arriving at this relaxing oasis we were offered chilled drinks to refresh us after our long drive from Vegas. The setting is wonderful, with rooms facing onto the pool and seating areas, so a morning swim was but a few steps away. Humming birds flit about the garden and often come close-up to check you out...fab! We were given many recommendations for local places of interest by KC, and all staff were super-helpful, sincere and welcoming throughout our short stay. When we returned from an evening meal we found the pool area had been transformed - it was romantic and candlelit and we just couldn't resist a night swim. We can't recommend this hotel highly enough, and say a huge thank you to all the staff who made our stay so comfortable.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Reviewed 28 August 2013

I picked this hotel because it was rated #1 on Trip Advisor. Everyone was right. Here's what I liked about it...The staff was friendly and helpful. It's small, so everyone says hi and is respectful. Loud music at the the pool area is not welcome, so it's very peaceful. They offer complimentary coffee, tea, dvds, books and a few snacks. With most highly rated hotels every time you get a cup of coffee they charge you extra. You don't feel like that at the Desert Riviera actually quite the opposite. Parking is free. Rooms are comfortable and clean. I was a little concerned that our room was right by the pool area and that it might be noisy but again everyone is respectful and noise wasn't an issue. I'd stay there again in a hearbeat. Perfect place to go for some peace and quiet. Good value for the price.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Thank NinaM678
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

We've been to the Desert Riviera Hotel so many times, I've stopped counting. It's my favorite place to stay bar none, and every time we show up, Judy makes us feel like it's the first time we've visited.

The rooms, grounds and pool are wonderful, clean and relaxing. Here are some of my favorite things:

Friendly and helpful staff.
Snacks and cold drinks in the room when you arrive.
Nice beds, bedding and spotless rooms.
Fresh coffee every morning . . . and it's good coffee!
A huge selection of DVD's to select from if you want to watch a movie in the evening.
The pool and garden are lit by candles every night - magical!
Fabulous views of San Jacinto mountains at sunrise - spectacular!

It's the perfect getaway! What more could you ask for.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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Thank BC_GIRLZ
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

We stayed at this location and loved it. The staff were awesome...even little Molli who helped her mom for the day. Staff go above and beyond to make you happy. The hotel is spotless, the rooms are spacious. Lovely toiletries, a welcome gift basket and glass of wine...even able to call home to Canada for free. Love this place and you will too.
Doug and Kelly

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Desert Riviera Hotel

Address: 610 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-8810
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Region: United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Palm Springs
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Palm Springs
#2 Best Value Hotel in Palm Springs
#4 Business Hotel in Palm Springs
Price Range: £174 - £198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Desert Riviera Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Amazing renovation of a beautiful vintage property, that takes you back to the old Palm Springs feel. Panoramic view of the San Jacinto mountains, impressing clean and manicured gardens. Sparkling pool and hot tub and poolside guest barbecue. Personal attention to every guest, Customer Service is #1. Come feel the vibe. (ADULTS ONLY PROPERTY) ... more   less 
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