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Boulder, CO
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Rhoni & Cristina deserve a blue-ribbon, 5 star review for the hospitality they extend at the Sagewater. However, I don't want to because more and more people will read all these excellent reviews, and the next time I want to book they will be full due to the response from all these reviews. Nevertheless, I LOVED the Sagewater. There's really...

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Reviewed 24 January 2017

The room was impeccably clean with its own kitchen! The sheets and pillows were top notch. The two managers of the property make this boutique hotel even more special. I spent a lot of time in the mineral pool and spa and had the best sleep ever!

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SeaTac, Washington
Reviewed 15 January 2017

A Christmas birthday has always been a challenge … Our escape over the Holidays this year was the perfect anecdote. My partner recommended Sagewater Spa, a haven he had already experienced on his own, now shared with me. We had a wonderful time! The owners, Rhoni and Cristina … (I'll run out of positive adjectives!) are welcoming, attentive, caring, gave...

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PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fabulous review! We are mutually blessed to have found you, too. We love your new tradition and know that we look forward to celebrating with you on any occasion.

Claremont, California
Reviewed 14 January 2017

My sister and I needed a soothing and relaxing "retreat" from our normal routines and we certainly found this. We were warmly greeting at Check-in by both Rhoni and Cris as well as their little dog Sage. Their parking area is right outside the front door so bringing the luggage in was easy. We had a spacious room with two...

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PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your detailed review. We are so happy that you felt comfortable staying with us and it was wonderful to see you both transform into true relaxation seekers. Between your long hot mineral water soaks in our glorious pool and daily hikes and healthful meals you both left happy, healthy and glowing! Looking forward to your...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 29 December 2016

An oasis in Desert Hot Springs, this hotel is one of the surprises you just love to get. My other half made the reservations and I purposefully didn't google the spa, hoping to be surprised and also trusting his taste. And he did a great job with his choice!!!!! The owners are as sweet as a sufganiot or a brigadeiro...

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PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

You are both sweetest treats and getting to know you over the past week has been a wonderful gift. We appreciate that you noticed our attention to detail and felt comfortable staying at Sagewater Spa. We are happy knowing that there will be more opportunities for surprises, relaxation in our warm mineral water pool, evening BBQ's, desert adventures and fun....

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My husband and I had such a nice, relaxing time at the Sagewater Spa. We certainly hope to return! Rhoni and Cristina were so kind and welcoming. We loved meeting the other guests as well, and it’s just hard to convey how relaxed and how at home we felt during our visit. It’s a gem of a place.

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LA
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Sagewater Spa is the perfect getaway spot: A clean, minimalist, relaxing place with a suuuuuper nice hot springs-fed pool. The owners, Rhoni and Cris, are delightful, as is their dog Sage. We've been here several times and always leave feeling refreshed and revived.

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los angeles
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I have been coming to the Sagewater Spa since 2008 and I stayed there last weekend for the sixth time. While the property had been impeccably remodeled since I had last been there, it retained its hypnotic aura of simplicity, relaxation and stillness and newly reminded me about why I love coming here. When I first arrived on Friday afternoon,...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I heard rave reviews about this place for years from friends, and I finally got to experience it myself this weekend...it truly exceeded my expectations! So much care and attention has gone into the details of the rooms from luxury bedding to the amenities in the kitchenettes. The hot springs are divine, I soaked for 2 hours and felt like...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This was our first time visiting Sagewater Spa, and it absolutely surpassed all our expectations. To say you'll leave relaxed and rejuvenated is an understatement. Lovely property, wonderfully & tastefully furnished rooms, and hosts Rhoni and Cristina are some of the best folks we've had the pleasure of meeting in a long while. A total gem. We'll be back soon...

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PorterHouse09, Owner at Sagewater Spa, responded to this review

You both slide into the water as if you'd been coming here for life. Loved how you enjoyed your kitchen area and dining al fresco, really making Sagewater Spa home snd now it is! We look forward to your next visit.

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
#1 hot mineral water hotel in Desert Hot Springs. WINNER of 1 of the 25 BEST SMALL HOTELS in the US! Sagewater Spa, a seven room mid-century modern retreat, is a serene environment for adults who desire complete relaxation. Our facilities are exclusively for hotel guests and we do not have day spa guests sharing the property. We are known for our clean hot mineral well water pool and spa, minimalist designer rooms with desert or mountain views and well equipped kitchenettes. The finest Frette linens, TV, Wi-Fi, Aveda amenities, homemade Gramma B's Coffee cake and Organic European roast coffee. A gourmet poolside BBQ and views of Mount San Jacinto, professional massage treatments and facials add to the splendor. Featured on the cover of T + L , Cool Hotels, Best Designed Wellness Hotels, Tashen SPA, NY, LA, London Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, ELLE, SPA, Harper's, Traveler, LA, NY, SF Magazine ++. We understand that, "Quiet is the New Luxury." and a weekend away at Sagewater Spa feels like a week away anywhere else. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sagewater Spa

Address: 12689 Eliseo Rd, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-4759
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Desert Hot Springs
Price Range: RM771 - RM1,101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sagewater Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Sagewater Hotel Desert Hot Springs
Sagewater Spa Desert Hot Springs
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
#2 Green Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
#2 Romantic Hotel in Desert Hot Springs
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“7 rooms all around pool... I really enjoyed the Mountain View Room, but all are equally lovely”
  • Sunrise outside my room, the pool is at a perfect temperature!
fletchermk, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms face the pool so I would think that all are equally quiet.”
Brown110, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Being that there are only 7 rooms and only 1 room with two queen beds, all the rooms I am sure are wonderful”
AlisonS600, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The room with a street view ended up being perfect for us, since most of the time we had the shades down to avoid direct sunlight.”
653kristak, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room is good”
Mrichardb, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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