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Lincoln, California
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87 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Got a great deal to stay for 2 days mid week. This place is very special. Clean, quiet, elegant, and the room was amazing. Loved our time there. The only regret is that we did not stay long enough to really enjoy all the amenities. Next time :-)

Thank Terri C
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time staying here, really enjoy this property. Required a lot of points to stay here but worth it. Service here is always excellent, staff is always friendly. Sarah at the front desk really took care of us. Great bar area and fantastic pool area. A bit out of the way of Palm Springs but worth the extra drive. It... More 

Thank Cool-Trojan
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38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent stay during the Desert Trip Festival Very nice hotel indeed. Strongly recommend. Pluses Helpful friendly staff Beautiful large pool, and pool area. Also a lovely area at night with gas fires and cocktail areas. All really nicely kept - a visual feast. Rooms clean, large and airy. Has a fridge. Free wifi available Fresh iced fruit flavoured water in... More 

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Walnut, California
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27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night during Veteran's Day weekend. The room was very pricey due to the holiday weekend, but I got a deal with expedia w/ the breakfast buffet, which was amazing, so that helped offset the high cost of the room. Resort was very clean, staff was nice, and the grounds are very well maintained. Pool area is... More 

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Long Beach, California
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed for two nights in November. We have stayed at this property several times and it never disappoints. We were upgraded to a huge corner room. The hotel was sold out but the pool was never crowded. There were plenty of umbrellas and chairs. The pool temperature was perfect. We had breakfast included in our rate.... More 

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Ramona, California
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91 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here before for conferences and this trip reinforced the reason for having them here. A top notch property now part of the Marriott chain. Who would equate the desert with lots of creen and palm trees A large facility with access to a fine golf course and, of course, lots of swimming pool area. Add to that... More 

Thank Skip M
edmonton, canada
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got an excellent deal through WestJet Vacations and really enjoyed this upscale property at budget rates. The room was spacious with a king bed, chaise lounge, desk and a walk through closet accessible from the room side and bathroom. The bathroom was well appointed with dual sinks, tub/shower and toilet in a separated room. The bed was really comfortable... More 

Thank luvtotravel63
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was at this hotel for a conference, it was the "official hotel". There was only one trash can in my room, in the bedroom area with no plastic liner. There were NO trash cans in the bathroom, or even in the toilet room. I called the front desk after the first day, they said they only put one can... More 

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RenaissanceIW, Manager at Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding the number of trash cans in your room as well as the cleanliness concerns you encountered. We will certainly share this with our housekeeping team and ensure we're staying consistent to our standards. Thanks again. More 

San Francisco, California
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52 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for four nights in connection with a local music festival in Indio (Desert Trip) but am a frequent platinum guest at Marriott properties in any case. I have high expectations for Renaissance properties and this one did not disappoint. It is a resort so does not have a concierge lounge, but the restaurants on site were great (and... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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46 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

So staid her for the "Desert-Trip" music-event. The hotel is pretty large and has a bit of an anonymous conference-feel to it. The rooms were nice, rather big and nothing to complain about really. Well an mini-bar without any content possibly! Also our room was next too an "electrical room" and it had a something buzzing all night, no big... More 

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RenaissanceIW, Manager at Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the candid feedback regarding your stay. We appreciate all of the positive suggestions you gave about our dining options. We are currently working to improve our food and beverage concepts and hope you'll return in the future to give us another chance. More 

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Additional Information about Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa

Address: 44400 Indian Wells Ln, Indian Wells, CA 92210-8708 (Formerly Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells Resort & Spa)
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Indian Wells
Price Range: $302 - $698 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 560
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Esmeralda Hotel Indian Wells
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort And Spa
Renaissance Indian Wells
Indian Wells Renaissance
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“Our room was on the 4th floor with our balcony facing the mountains. Great sunrise view.”
 of 5 bubbles 138terric, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a view on the mountain/highway side--spectacular sunset.”
 of 5 bubbles Cool-Trojan, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the pool, but be ready to enjoy the music which is played across this area (we did).”
 of 5 bubbles JillDerry, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with a view of the golf course are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles SkipM659, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room NOT at the far end of a long, windy corridor”
 of 5 bubbles susanrI5748HH, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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