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Desert Riviera Hotel

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in San Diego and wanted to go to Palm Springs for just one night for a little get-away. I found Desert Riviera on Trip Advisor and read all of the great reviews! I knew this would be the perfect place and we weren't disappointed!! This boutique hotel doesn't miss a beat. The only down fall was that we...

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Chicago, IL
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 5th visit to Desert Riviera. It's our home away from home. The owners, Rick and Martha, go out of their way to make this a top notch resort. Misty, Traci and Amanda, the girls who cater to your every need, are the nicest people. Here's what you need to know in making your decision whether to stay...

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DRHTeam, General Manager at Desert Riviera Hotel, responded to this review

We miss your laughter and fun conversation! You and Nolan are so much fun to have around. We were all so sad to see you leave but happy to see the video of the warm welcome you got at home! Can't wait to have you back!

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is only day one An incredible experience. Started with the most amazing service from Tracy. Everything is provided for your comfort. Suntan lotion, water or whatever on arrival Rooms are beautiful as you step back to the era of Frank Sinatra (quietly croons by the pool). Breathtakingly beautiful tiled bathroom which is original down to the fittings and heater)....

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DRHTeam, General Manager at Desert Riviera Hotel, responded to this review

Dawn, thank you for such a wonderful review! We truly enjoyed meeting you & Graham and look forward to seeing you on your next visit! You're going to love the modern tours! Keep in touch.

Farmington, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! This was the best experience ever! Desert Rivera Hotel is fabulous! Such a tight family feeling welcomes you into this small venue! We have already made plans to come back next year! The rooms are perfect and complete with a kitchenette. The outside pool has a kitchen area to BBQ if desired! Fun atmosphere, quiet and the lighting at...

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DRHTeam, General Manager at Desert Riviera Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to seeing you soon!

Brockville, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 6th visit to Desert Riviera and once again, everything was perfect. The owners Rick and Martha, along with Misty, Tracy and Amanda go out of their way to make sure that their guests enjoy their stay. It was so relaxing by the pool during the day and the fireplace in the evening. Housekeeping and grounds staff do...

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DRHTeam, General Manager at Desert Riviera Hotel, responded to this review

We hope we can exceed your expectation for your 7th visit with us. It is always our pleasure to have you stay at Desert Riviera. See you soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Somehow they made the hills around Palm Springs green for St. Patrick's Day. Okay, I don't think the DR gets credit for that, but It’s hard to write a review when everyone else says exactly what you want to say. I feel like just saying “Ditto” or “I agree with Lisa’s review”. We’ve been coming to Rick and Martha’s hotel...

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DRHTeam, General Manager at Desert Riviera Hotel, responded to this review

Bill, thank you for your wonderful review. We appreciate you noticing all the improvements to the hotel, including those noisy leaf blower being replaced with brooms. Please tell Inge that we loved her suggestion of new grill cleaners. The ones she picked out arrive last week and work great! Look forward to seeing you next time!

NY/LA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the tail end of a long road trip- we decided to spend some time relaxing at Desert Riviera before heading home to Long Beach. Road weary, we were instantly greeted with a cold beer and warm hospitality! Greatly appreciated after 8 hours of driving! The room was awesome. Next day, we squeezed in a bike ride (cruisers provided for...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband has a conference (Cue) in Palm Springs mid-March every year and we always stay at the Desert Riviera. It's a small retro hotel with large rooms, kitchens in each and a gorgeous outdoor space with a lovely pool and a grand old olive tree. The landscaping is just beautiful. There is a fire pit right by the pool...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have had the great fortune to have stayed at the Desert Riviera several times. Each visit has been outstanding. Our most recent week long stay was once again - fabulous! You will not meet nicer, more hospitable owners than Rick and Martha, whose care and attention to detail have people returning to their piece of paradise. They greet guests...

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This adorable little hotel tucked off the highway in Palm Springs is fabulous! From the moment we arrived and walked through the gate, we were made to feel like valued guests. The staff could not have been nicer, the room was wonderful in every way, the pool area made me feel like I was lounging in Frank Sinatra's backyard, and...

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Desert Riviera Hotel

Address: 610 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264-8810
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Springs
Price Range: $330 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Desert Riviera Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Desert Riviera Palm Springs
Hotel Desert Riviera
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Palm Springs
#4 Business Hotel in Palm Springs
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“We prefer the rooms with the king size bed”
torjohn216, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They are all great”
jjennyrn, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“if you want a grand experience in every way, shape and form, stay at The Desert Riviera, you will not be dissappointed!”
wsanford01, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we loved room 10.. a little more private w/o being out of the way”
Josephjarmon, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Queen is too small; go for a King room.”
All_World_Voyager, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
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