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Coffs Harbour, NSW.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed for 1 night in a B&B room. Wished it was more. Great location. Only a short drive to the Joshua Tree National Park. Carrie our host was wonderful. She cooked a superb breakfast. A nice touch in the Great Room with complimentary cookies and chocolates. Tea and Coffee is also available, along with wine and port. The...

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Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 3 November 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Desert Lily this past weekend and toured Joshua Tree National Park. The stay at Desert Lily was one of the best we have ever had any where in the world.., and we have been to many places in the US and Internationally. Carrie, the owner, hostess and chef, is fantastic. We truly enjoyed...

Thank hgenekoch
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Ah man! You guys were the BEST!!! Can't wait for you to come back =o) Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I truly appreciate your business! Happy travels.

Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My husband and I visited Joshua Tree for our wedding anniversary in May of 2016 and were so happy that we picked the Desert Lily for our stay. We stayed in the Casa Rosita--the view was wonderful, the solitude was wonderful, the accommodations were comfortable and fully stocked for a relaxing stay. An extremely clean and I mean extremely clean...

Thank Renee H
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for that fantastic review! I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay at Casa Rosita! Please come again soon!!

Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The food and the houses, let's say the hardware, of this B&B are perfect. The best things are the breakfast, the surroundings, the views and the house has everything as is advertised. There is however a sense of distrust placed in guests. There are rules to live by in the guesthouse and however this might be based upon bad experiences...

3Thank Rob M
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with me and for the feedback provided. Yup, there are rules for a reason. It's ironic that I broke three big ones to accommodate you on your honeymoon, isn't it?!?!?!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Desert Lily is the gem! Carrie was very kind and explained us all the things to get around. The cottage was perfect for a get-away. What a great night with so many stars. I highly recommend Desert Lily and pick a night without the moon and you will enjoy the best show.

Thank hyo2016
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at The Desert Lily! I appreciate you taking the time to write such a terrific review for me! I hope to see you again =o)

Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked a room at the last minute and were AMAZED at how wonderful the Desert Lily was. The location is so private, the rooms and beds were wonderful, with gorgeous views in all directions. Breakfast was perfect and gluten free as requested. What a wonderful stay. We highly recommend a visit if you are in the...

1Thank Pat O
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at the Desert Lily! It was lovely having you! I enjoyed our time together and the conversation over breakfast. I hope to see you again sometime, until then, happy travels!! Carrie

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

A real "in the middle of the desert" place, beautiful scenery and superb service from Carrie the owner. Breakfast was gourgeous with the mountains in front of you. Just a couple of minutes away from the Park entrance.

Thank CKidMoon
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at The Desert Lily and the great review!! It was a pleasure meeting you! I appreciate your feedback. Hope to see you again soon!!

Orange County, California
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Cute & quaint B&B, off the beaten path is what we needed to decompress. Access to Joshua Tree was quick & easy. Carrie (Owner & Innkeeper) was great and had lots of info on things to do/see in the area. We stayed in the B'iltmore Bunkhouse which had all of the essentials. The deck was great to sit on at...

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DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with me and for taking the time to write a fantastic review! Glad you enjoyed your visit, I hope to see you again soon!! Take care =o)

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Beautiful views, very peaceful, quirky and atmospheric place, brilliant for our family, with plenty of room for ourselves and two boys who had a floor upstairs to themselves, with its own roof terrace. A place to unwind and relax, but also close to amenities and very close to Joshua Tree National Park.

Thank sallycZ1227MH
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Desert Lily - and taking the time to write such a nice review! I appreciate it! I hope you'll visit again in the future!!

La Grange, Illinois
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We rented this one bedroom cabin five minutes away from the Joshua Tree park entrance. It is rustic but very clean, comfortable, private and provides amazing views. Close to the park and the town, great place to escape.

Thank foobride
DesertLily11, Owner at Desert Lily, responded to this review

I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for staying with me and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Give me a call next time you're in need of a little escape!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An intimate Bed and Breakfast and Desert Vacation Rental Retreat in the Joshua Tree Highlands. Two artist-embellished guest rooms with private baths and individual entryways from the covered patio, each with a private sitting room / library set away from the B&B Adobe into the desert landscape. Three-course gourmet breakfast served on the patio or in the newly remodeled great room of the main residence, where freshly baked cookies can always be found. ... more   less 

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Address: P. O. Box 139, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-0139
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Joshua Tree
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Desert Lily Hotel Joshua Tree
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“The rooms are very quiet and the night sky if beyond description...!!”
 of 5 bubbles hgenekoch, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you like solitude, Casa Rosita is perfect but you will miss out on the breakfast at the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles 209reneeh, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Corner room smallest, best view if sitting outside. Middle room prettiy, nosier if all rooms full. 'Cricket' room largest, tub/shower combo.”
 of 5 bubbles valf162, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the Bunkhouse.”
 of 5 bubbles aztopping, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“#2 and 3 are best... no real problem with #1 except it's closest to the main door.”
 of 5 bubbles markmcl2015, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
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