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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2015

WiFi, cleanliness, staff friendliness and location to Joshua Tree National Park all get top marks from me. The pool looked nice, too, though I didn't use it. It's close to some decent food places, as well as to nearby supermarkets and the Big Morongo Nature Reserve. A great budget option, and a great non-budget option.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 April 2015

This place has a lot going for it. First, the location is perfect. You can easily walk to a market and a wonderful Indian restaurant. You are also close to the park entrance, Joshua Tree Saloon, and other interesting places in the center of town. Secondly, it was perfectly clean. Third, great prices. And fourth, run by a kind and...

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Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

I stayed there on the both the front and back end of a father/daughter rock climbing and back packing trip in Joshua Tree National Park.  Wifi worked well and rooms come with refrigerators and microwaves. Very clean.  Vijay was very helpful and stored our 2 computers and some luggage that we didn’t want to leave in the jeep for 3 days while...

Thank Gregvani
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Near the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. Large Room, clean and quiet and nice staff, Shops nearby and not far to the center. Farmermarket on weekends.... Would stay again at High Dessert Motel.

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Rural Virginian
Reviewed 18 March 2015

When we travel we stay in a wide range of accommodations as far as price goes and this was on the low end. It gets a great rating from me because it is an excellent value for the money. High-Desert motel was clean and had an excellent location from which to explore Joshua Tree NP. It's close enough to walk...

Thank schlegal1
Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is a budget motel with a great location, clean rooms, WIFI that actually works, outstanding, friendly and caring service. I would most definitely stay again next time around. I am giving this motel the thumbs up!

Thank marek m
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

1. I Don't understand the bad reviews on here. First understand this is a motel not a hotel. The room was clean and the towels were soft! Microwave and fridge. 2. Vijay was the man at the front desk who was not only friendly and courteous but when we wanted to stay another night and wasn't sure if he had...

Thank risacandance
sonoma county, ca
Reviewed 9 March 2015

High Desert is your basic motel but the price can't be beat. The beds are comfortable and the rooms are spacious and clean. I like the upstairs rooms best because the view is better. It's all close to restaurants and the Joshua Tree National Park central entrance. The staff are most accommodating and friendly.

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Medford, Oregon
Reviewed 8 March 2015

These folks were friendly and efficient. My room was clean and inviting. I came to Joshua Tree to hike in Joshua Tree National Park and the water pressure and shower head sure felt good on my tired body. I would recommend High Desert Motel to my friends.

Thank Beverly D
Stevens Point
Reviewed 4 March 2015

My wife and I have stayed at the High Desert Motel for about a week every year for the last 8 years. It is without a doubt the best motel, and best value, in Joshua Tree. Rooms are clean, modern and quiet. There is free high-speed Wi-Fi, a HD TV with a built-in DVD player, a microwave and fridge in...

Thank Douglas H

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about High Desert Motel

Address: 61310 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-1906
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Joshua Tree
Price Range: RM232 - RM321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — High Desert Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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