BEST WESTERN Gardens Hotel at Joshua Tree National Park,  Twentynine Palms

4.0/5  - based on 475 guest reviews.
71487 Twentynine Palms Highway, 92277-4304, Twentynine Palms, United States - See map
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Enjoy an unbeatable combination of service and proximity to Joshua Tree and the MCAGCC at the BEST WESTERN Gardens Hotel at Joshua Tree National Park. We pride ourselves on offering superior service and hospitality, and our guests go out of their way to mention what good experiences they have. We make sure that you have everything you need for a comfortable stay, starting with a free hot breakfast buffet featuring eggs, fruit, coffee and everything else. Our recently renovated and spacious rooms offer new linens and attractive, contemporary furnishings, plus cable TV with HBO® and free Wi-Fi. You won't find a more inviting Twentynine Palms hotel. Things are just as pleasant outside your room. Our expansive grounds include a sparkling blue pool, the largest at any hotel in Twentynine Palms, plus a covered patio area with barbecues and refreshing misters. What's more, our four buildings offer exterior entrances and fantastic views of our well-kept landscaping and majestic desert-mountain scenery. Factor in the location of our hotel near Joshua Tree National Park and the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center just seven miles away, and it's no wonder we're popular with hikers, climbers, tourists and travelers on military business alike. Our position places you within easy reach of one of the most spectacular parks in the nation, which boasts unique rock formations perfect for photography, sightseeing, and mountain biking. We also have a number of exciting events happening nearby throughout the year, including the Joshua Tree Music Festival, Bhakti Yoga Festival, Highway 62 Art Tour, Furnace Creek Bike Race, Hilltoppers Grand Prix and the Street Fair and Car Show. If you're visiting us to be near the Marine base in Twentynine Palms, be sure to ask about our military hotel discount. We strive to accommodate all the needs of our armed services personnel and staff. Book your stay at the BEST WESTERN Gardens Hotel at Joshua Tree National Park today! Enjoy your stay.

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BEST WESTERN Gardens Hotel at Joshua Tree National Park,Twentynine Palms
  • 5
    « Nice little motel at the top of the hill »

    Friendly staff and a very clean hotel. This might be the best Best Western's we have stayed in.Dawn and the other managers are very courteous and go out of they way to make you stay comfortable. Location is close to the National Park.

    4
    « Not special but comfortable »

    The room was comfortable and the property and grounds kept clean. The wifi worked very well. Outdoor access to rooms but in desert weather that was fine. Value for money when visiting the desert area. No complaints

    4
    « Nice hotel, great for visiting Josua's Tree National Park »

    Nice bedrooms, clean and confortable. Great breakfast and conditions. The staff is very efficient and nice. The space has a small swiming pool and is very well located, near good restaurants (must try RibCo), gas station and not far from the Joshua's Tree National Park

    4
    « Good, if a bit pricey. »

    Perfectly nice room: attractive and comfortable. The breakfast included in the price was very well prepared and there seemed to be plenty of food for everyone. We ate fairly early in the morning and it wasn't too crowded. The breakfast room isn't that big, though, and might get crowded when the hotel is busy. Granted there aren't too many lodging choices in the area, but the price still seemed rather steep for a basic hotel room.

    4
    « Friendly welcome by staff »

    We spent one night there on the first day of our national parks road trip. The staff were friendly, and gave a great recommendation for a delicious meal (and discount) at the nearby The Rib Co. The room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was included. It was mainly continental but pancakes (or was it waffles?...) were cooked to order. This was our first week ever in the US and we were really surprised at the use of disposable crockery and cutlery in the dining rooms at hotels - it seems so wasteful and degrades the dining experience. Not sure if it was drought related but it was was the norm in the many states we visited.

    4
    « Great Value »

    - Really enjoyed the breakfast (freshly made waffle, bacon, eggs, cereal, fruit, yogurt...) - Room was clean, quiet and does not smell when I checked in - Bed was very comfortable - Friendly services - Great value for budget travelers

    5
    « Great Place »

    Whenever we travel through 29 Palms we stay at BW Gardens Hotel and have never been disappointed. The grounds are lovely, the room comfortable and clean, and the staff always friendly and welcoming. A great place to use as a base to visit Joshua Tree.

    4
    « Much better than expected »

    Upon arrival we were given a room in the back building, At first we kind of questioned it but were happy because it was so quiet - no highway noise and a nice view out to the desert. The beds were comfortable, with adaquate # of pillows(i like lots!) The A/C worked. The service staff were helpful. The breakfast room, while small had very good offerings and the staff was awesome, preparing waffles and smoothies to order & with a smile!. Honestly, this was the best BW breakfast room that we have ever experienced over the years!! Kudos to them!!. They should be recognized for their great service to BW customers! The few downsides: Unable to use TV remote unless you stood up due to equipment positioning. Internet was very spotty(but this was vacation so ok) A few spots in the room evidently missed by cleaning crew (ex: coffee tray was dirty) and there was a lack of adequate hand towels - they had run out. Running out of linens at hotels is a pet peeve of mine, but it happens even in 5 star hotels that I have stayed at so can not ding them too much for this. We were offered extra washcloths/towels to make up for this. The bed was triple sheeted which I love, but the sheets were just a bit on the dingy side. the towels however, were snowy white. The grounds were very nicely maintained. All in all we enjoyed our experience at this property.

    5
    « Wedding stay »

    I am from S.C. and stayed here for my son's wedding in the area. The hotel was comfortable and quite. Good breakfast and very friendly staff made my stay enjoyable. I would recommend staying here when in the area.

    3
    « It's a Best Western. »

    If you've stayed in Best Westerns before there aren't going to be any real surprises here. The room was clean and a decent size. Bed was comfortable but could have used more pillows. My husband felt the girl at the front desk was terribly rude but I never dealt with her so I can't say. Breakfast was pretty sad. Hot stuff was cold, cold stuff was warm. Decent value if you're just apssing through for a night or two.

  • 3
    « Easy Start to CA National Park Adventure »

    We slipped into Twentynine Palms from Las Vegas via Mohave Desert National Monument. Our room was well appointed with easy access to pool and ice machine. We had easy access to Joshua Tree National Park. We were disappointed with the breakfast offering. The selection of items was alright but the hot foods were served cold. The young women serving breakfast was pleasant but no great microwaver. All in all worth a stay if we are in the area again.

    4
    « An upgrade from most Best Westerns »

    Very comfortable place to stay in the Joshua Tree National Park area with a great Pool, Hot Tub and clean modern rooms. And an excellent buffet breakfast with cereals, fruit, scrambled eggs/bacon or sausage and waffles made to order by the hostess. Very attentive staff and the layout of the site was much more inviting than the other Hotels we passed by on 29 Palms Highway.

    3
    « NOT AT ALL CLOSE TO THE EMPIRE POLO CLUB »

    Hotel was what you would expect from Best Western. The staff was very good. However, if you think this is close enough to the Empire Polo Grounds, think again! You are in the "high Desert" which means your going to be driving through mountain passes very late at night. NOT FUN. We paid in advance for our stay-with no chance of a rebate of our money and we still chose to leave and get a hotel closer- for a lot more $$- but def worth the move.

    4
    « Good place for overnight stay when visiting the National park »

    Nice friendly check-in. Room was spacious and clean. Nice comfy bed, and good assortment of pillows. I wish they would upgrade their shampoo/soap choice--definitely low-end Chinese made toiletries--which smell chemically artificial. Having stayed at many BW's I know there are better choices available. Breakfast was your typical BW fare--set up in a separate room right around the corner from the lobby.

    5
    « Place to stay while at Joshua Tree National Park »

    The hotel provided a welcome bag upon arrival, with a cookie, water bottle, and info on local merchants. Nothing fancy, but a pleasant surprise. The hotel had a pleasant exterior decor that was fitting for the area, and not just your normal hotel architectural style. Room amenities were not fancy, but more than would be expected for the price. Overall a great value.

    5
    « 5:32 »

    This was more than I expected and wished I could have hung out to just enjoy the hotel. I was able to spread out all over the room, take a jacuzzi and watch TV from the tub, Coffee in the morning doing the same with the morning news was such a luxury.

    4
    « Great »

    Great hotel. Quite and clean. Very good location. Ideal to vsit Josuah Tree national Park. Breakfast could be better but the hotel price was very OK for the quality of room. I would recommand to a friend.

    5
    « Quick Stay »

    Nice big and clean rooms with pool and breakfast served. Perfect for our needs. Staff friendly, check in and check out very easy. Price is very good compared to other hotels in the area. We were seeing a concert at Joshua Tree - a little far from the venue, but it worked out fine.

    4
    « Clean! »

    Spent a night here before heading back to Canada. Can't complain. The hostess's at the front desk were very helpful. Even gave my co worker a free upgrade. Rooms are clean and quiet. AC is ice cold. There is an outdoor swimming pool, and a few little shops in town. Check out the Rib co. Taxi situation isn't the greatest.

    5
    « Location near Joshua Tree National Park »

    Great location near Joshua Tree National Park. The hotel is clean and has a great breakfast that is included in the stay. Hotel is also located near other restaurants and gas stations. Good value and great price

  • 3
    « Nice Motel, ehh service. »

    Girl at check in was rude, after our long drive there, it was very disheartening to experience that upon arrival. Overall, we enjoyed the hotel, but when things go wrong at the start, it makes you feel like an unwanted customer.

    2
    « Worst value I've seen in a hotel. »

    Broken TV link, dirty coffee maker, inconvenient ice machines, the worst value/dollar I've ever seen, no coffee cups in room, disorganized breakfast room and mediocre food and long lines at each entree. Forget this hotel; one can find a better one for half the price. I plan to give the same review at every on line hotel site and directory.

    4
    « Oasis in the desert »

    Clean, quiet hotel on the outskirts of town at the foot of the mountains. Staff was very helpful and polite although they knew that I had booked the room on Trip Advisor. It was a very hot day and our room did not seem to be cooling off with the AC and they gracefully changed our room. Pool and hot tub area were very refreshing.

    5
    « Great Hotel »

    Great Hotel super nice area very close to Joshua Tree and surrounding area lots of food options and trails. Nice pool super clean inside and out. My only issue with the Hotel is the AC didn't seem to efficiently cool the room not sure if thats because it wasn't big enough or because it was a torching inferno outside. I would highly recommend this place my wife has only ever had one complaint the front desk staff was rude one time when she was purchasing a soda....they didn't acknowledge her or something of the sort. We have family out there and enjoy the outdoors so overtime we visit we only staff at this Hotel can't beat 106 bucks after taxes for a super nice large cozy clean room.

    5
    « Good hotel in Joshua Tree »

    The hotel is a good Best Western close to Joshua Tree. Our room was clean and comfortable and had good service. Breakfast was also good. It is located on 29 Palms, close to restaurants and stores but it was still nice and quiet in the room.

    5
    « Top Motel »

    We stayed two nights there to Explorer the Joshua Tree NP. The staff is extremely friendly and open. Rooms are clean and quite. Pool and gym available and the second night all staff and guests were invited for a small dinner and a drink. Breakfast Buffet is better than in the other Motels we stayed.

    5
    « Excellent Best Western »

    The manager (Amra) has a very well trained staff that are polite and very helpful. It is a pleasure to call the front desk and hear their cheery voices. The rooms and grounds are always clean. Thank you for all your hard work!

    4
    « Clean, but a bit dated »

    In brief, very clean, but the decor is a bit-dated. Internet was fast for the first two days, not so going into the evening going into the next morning of a three-day stay. It was like it fell from DSL to (back-up?) dial-up speeds, so I used my Verizon LTE (much faster) but alas, cut into my data plan. Breakfast was so-so and the room is small. Overall though, I felt like it was a good value and lower than some of the competitors down the road. I also went during the HOT summer (July) "off" season so seasonal rates may vary as to the value for those visiting Joshua National Park (my purpose for the visit). Oh, and be sure to check on the 20+ murals around town!

    4
    « Quick stop-over »

    Arrived late and stayed only one night on our way from LA to Grand Canyon. Scorchingly hot even after dark, it was great to be able to soak in the pool and Jacuzzi, and I must say the pool area was very nice. Rooms big and clean, and the included breakfast was the best I've ever had at a Best Western. Plus the rate was very reasonable. Great option for visiting Joshua Tree National Park!

    4
    « Only one day, but it was nice. »

    We had a nice one day stop here. Not enough for full use of the facilities but enough to know how good they are. The room was nice and clean and the air conditioning worked well. That was important as it was 103 degrees the day we came and the day we left. The pool was small but at a very nice temperature for the hot weather. The hot tub was too hot for my liking on a hot day with no shade at the tub. The breakfast was included and I think one of the best "free" breakfasts in this kind of setting. I particularly liked that they made waffles to order. I recommend this place.

  • 4
    « good value »

    Booked this as a stop over from Las Vegas to the coast, good location, nice pool, good choices for breakfast ate outside, good seating outside with shade. Check in was fine, pleasant people on check in, & check out.

    4
    « Very Good visit to the Desert »

    My wife and I visited Twenty Nine Palms to see our soon at the Marine Base. It is truly a desert experience. Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley are nearby(15-30 minutes away.) Food options are okay. Some Local and some national chains. Stater Brothers Grocery is clean and friendly. The Best Western was nice. It has coffee and chocolate chip cookies all day and a free breakfast that includes waffles, eggs, bacon, sausage, fruit, pastries and beverages.

    5
    « Great no frills hotel. »

    Everything you could ask for in a reliable place to stay. Friendly, helpful staff. Spotless rooms. Good air-conditioning, complimentary internet, free parking, breakfast included. Easy to find and only five minutes from entrance to the Joshua Tree National Park.

    3
    « Average hotel. Reasonable price. »

    I am sorry to say nothing really stood out with this hotel. It was reasonably clean and quiet (apart from the A/C unit which was quite noisy), the rooms were reasonably sized and the location was within reasonable distance from the national park and restaurants. Do yourself a favor: Skip the complimentary breakfast and go to a cafe.

    5
    « Contact In The Desert!! »

    Great staff, good breakfast, quiet and clean room!! Particularly liked the separation of shower / toilet room and sink/ mirror space in the bedroom area!! Would stay there again if we get out to the Joshua Tree CITD again!!

    4
    « Nice hotel »

    Nice hotel, close to Joshua Tree National Park. Pleasant staff, clean room, good shower. Breakfast was good, staff was on top of it and keeping everything full. We were passing through and didn't use the pool. I would definitely stay here again.

    4
    « Close to Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center »

    This hotel is extremely clean, with excellent, friendly, and accommodating staff. It is located within close proximity to the Joshua Tree National park and visitors center. This was my first time visiting 29 Palms, and based on this vacation, I would stay here again.

    5
    « Awesome »

    Great facility at great price, no worries as to condition of room, or pool. Breakfast not the best but overall very clean, comfortable facility. After day of hiking in Joshua Tree NP looked forward to swimming in pool and relaxing in hot tub. Very comfortable room in central location between the north and south entrance of park. If in area again would not hesitate booking a room in this hotel.

    5
    « Great place to stay! »

    We stayed for two nights while visiting Joshua Tree National Park. It was a nice, comfortable hotel with a great breakfast. The room we had was clean and the beds were comfortable. Our son slept on the sofa bed and slept well. We also enjoyed the pool patio area and ate our dinner there one evening.

    4
    « Good value »

    This hotel is slightly out of town compared to others and is quite big with over 500 rooms. We had asked for, and received, a quiet room towards the back of the plot. Unfortunately our upstairs neighbours had other plans and spent a long time walking up and down on the creaky floorboards and testing the creaky bed springs! You can imagine the rest! I would therefore suggest you choose a room on what the Americans call the second floor! Wifi was fine but there was a warning not to change channels too quickly or the tv set would freeze. Despite following that advice our set froze and we weren't able to watch tv. As it was quite late we didn't bother phoning reception. As BW rewards members we did receive a goody bag on arrival and a little card welcoming us which was a nice touch. Also the breakfast was better than usual with freshly cooked bacon, omelettes, scrambled eggs and sausages. Also nice to see fruit and yoghourt options. The staff were helpful and polite and did take the trouble to ask if our stay had been all right. They also gave us some dining ideas. Convenient location for Joshua Tree National Park and good value for money.

  • 5
    « Clean and great breakfast »

    My family stayed at the Best Western in 29 Palms over the weekend for business and pleasure. Check in was easy and our room was clean and modern looking. It seemed that the room had recently been refurbished, although it still smelled a bit like cigarette smoke. It was clear that the hotel used to have smoking rooms or someone had smoked in our room recently. It was too cold to swim, but the pool looked nice. Breakfast was surprisingly wonderful. We had breakfast on Mother's Day, so the dining area was extremely crowded. But staff was courteous and replenished food quickly. We ordered waffles and they were delicious. It was probably the best free breakfast in a hotel chain I've ever had. Will definitely stay here again next time we're at Joshua Tree. You can't really walk anywhere from this hotel (it's right on the highway), but driving to the park is easy.

    5
    « Great choice »

    Very happy with our stay at the hotel. When we checked in at 6 pm the clerk told us they were serving a complimentary dinner. We took advantage and enjoyed a tasty bowl of pasta with chicken, bacon, cheese and spinach. We could then relax and enjoy the beautiful pool and hot tub. The bed was comfortable and had nice pillows. In the morning we took advantage of a healthy breakfast. Highly recommend.

    5
    « Awesome breakfast! »

    Wonderful stay at the hotel. The room was clean and met our needs for the weekend. I was expecting the typical complimentary continental breakfast, however, I was pleasantly surprised at the variety of items - scrambled eggs, omelets, freshly made waffles and smoothies, fruit, bacon, sausages etc. I would definitely stay here again. For the price it is a bargain!

    5
    « Visiting Joshua Tree Park »

    We enjoyed our stay at this motel. Our room was clean and comfortable. We were right next door to the breakfast room. That evening they served spaghetti and bread sticks with your choice of beer, soda, or water. That was a nice treat. We also had a nice breakfast the next morning. It was so handy. The server there was very friendly. Our room had an outside door where we could easily unload our luggage. There were beautiful smelling roses were right by our front door!

    4
    « Pleasant stay »

    The motel was conveniently located for our trip to Joshua Tree Nat'l Park. (The town of Joshua Tree, however, had much more to offer than Twentynine Palms). The motel, though, was clean and sufficiently furnished, and had a friendly, helpful staff. There was a nice, outdoor pool. A complimentary hot breakfast (with a variety of items) was provided. It definitely served our needs. However, there were a few negatives. I didn't like that there was no outside door to our building. I was uncomfortable with the idea that anyone could have come in. The ice machine was located on the outside of only 1 of the buildings, which was a little inconvenient. The pros outweighed the cons, though.

    2
    « Not recommended »

    We weren't able to check in until a little after 3:00 because our room "wasn't quite ready" We went to eat and came back to our room that evening. When we got back, our A/C wasn't working. It took almost an hour to have someone come look at it. We woke up the next morning and found several roaches in the floor near the bed and in the bathroom. We didn't eat the breakfast in fear of what could be in the food. I expected a nice room, or at least decent, for the amount we paid. We won't be visiting there again.

    1
    « poor customer service »

    manager was rude, uncooperative, he just wanted to leave. In fact when walking away from us he said "I'm out of here now" only thing that seemed to interest any of the staff was getting peoples money, after that ,too bad you're one your own!!

    5
    « Exemplary Hotel for others »

    After having a terrible experience at a BW in Tucson, this stay represented the very best of a hotel. Professional, knowledgeable, and caring staff. Clean and comfortable room. Quiet neighborhood. Quiet guests, mainly tourists. Very decent breakfast with caring service. Worth stopping there and experience it.

    4
    « Met our needs well »

    One night visit to enable us to spend more time in Joshua Tree NP. The hotel was ideal for this - near entries to park and on main road for access to places to eat. Very good sized room which was clean and comfortable, though was on the second floor which was a bit of a pain with large suitcases and no lift in this block.Good complimentary breakfast and helpful staff here and at check-in. Laundry for guest use was very small (on edge of car park) and there was nowhere to put folded washing as removed if from dryer, nevertheless it was useful to have on site when on a long trip. Met our needs well.

    5
    « Best Complimentary Breakfast »

    We stayed one night to visit Joshua Tree NP. Hotel is located close to the north entrance. We like the visitor center at the north entrance very much for it's new and staffs are nice. I've stay at many other Best Western hotels. All offer good complimentary breakfast. This one offers among the best. Staffs are friendly and efficient. Staff will make waffles for you. The room is clean and is very comfortable size. We stayed at a king bed suite. Good place to see the stars at night if you don't want to drive out.

  • 5
    « 4.5 »

    very satisfied. the staff are very helpful and accommodating. The room is clean. We stayed at this hotel because of a basketball tournament. The only thing thing I can complain is that this best western doesn't have the recreational room compared to best western in Big bear. The only thing the kids or the entire team can do is swim. But overall we enjoyed our stay.

    1
    « Best Western SHAME ON YOU!!! »

    This Best Western was a very disturbing stay! To say the least! The manager of this establishment was unaccommodating and the owner as well! We booked thru a travel agent, who booked with Beds on Line. Needless to say PLEASE DON'T do it, this Best Western did not put us in the room we initially booked AND would not move us to the room we were to be in. The manager said they were booked solid. Which was a LIE. At any point of time this establishment was not full. We initially booked for 7 nights, upon check in the front desk clerk had said if we plan to leave early, they need 24hr notice. Because we could not get the bed/room we had paid for we decided to check out early and gave a 48hr notice, we did find something more comfortable up the road. WE paid over $1000.00 for 7 nights, upon only staying 4 nights. THE Best Western manager would not give me back the 3 nights. So all said and done .....+$250.00 per night!!!! I travel a lot and I have never ever been billed for days I have not stayed. SHAME ON YOU ... BEST WESTERN GARDEN HOTEL in 29 PALMS!!! All for a few dollars.

    4
    « Nice enough »

    We visited 29palms and Joshua tree over Easter weekend. Arrived too early to check in so we met up with our friends who had arrived the night before. Went to JT and had an amazing day. Returned to motel tired and dirty and checked into room. We had a double Queen for 2 adults and 2 kids, room was nice sized and mostly clean. Slept well and all was quiet. Went to the breakfast and it was fine. The layout of the breakfast room promotes chaos but the ladies running it were doing a great job. All the staff at the motel seemed nice enough, but they didn't seem to want to go above and beyond. Nothing was wrong exactly, just nothing special. Didnt have time to enjoy the pool, but it looked great. If i was going back, I would be sure to request a room away from the pool. For the price and location, I would totally recommend this place.

    4
    « Stayed here so we could explore Joshua Tree National Park with our grandson »

    Large room with queen beds great for two adults and one child. Too cool to use the nice looking pool. Decent breakfast for all. Very close to Joshua Tree National Park which was the big draw. Gave excellent advice for a barbeque restaurant nearby for dinner.

    4
    « Pleasant 2 night stay »

    Comfortable room with all the usual facilities. Staff were very friendly. Breakfast room is very small but they put tables outside in the parking lot for breakfast in the sun!! The pool is nice and the location is good for visiting Joshua Tree NP.

    5
    « Comfortable, clean, helpful staff »

    Great place to stay if you are passing through Twentynine Palms. Lovely pool area. Helpful staff. Very clean. Great breakfast. We are a family of four (2 adults and 2 children( travelling for pleasure. We would recommend this hotel to all travellers. Fantastic value for money.

    2
    « Meh »

    Great location. Pool was the best feature. The room and bed were good for the price. I'm only giving two stars due to the poor housekeeping. Dead flies on window sills in the stairway. Bathroom barely cleaned. Breakfast experience less than ideal. Confusing layout that led to a chaotic experience.

    4
    « Very comfortable »

    Hotel was everything we needed. Feel kinda bad for the two women who were running the breakfast room - they were a bit overburdened at times. But they marched on with smiles and a good attitude - but especially with some items being made to order - they could use one more hand!

    4
    « Clean and comfy »

    My husband and I stayed here one night before and after hiking at Joshua Tree. Our king sized bed was very comfortable and the room had a sofa, mini-fridge, microwave,and all expected bathroom amenities. Very quiet. Breakfast included. A very good value.

    5
    « quiet peaceful stay great pool »

    This BW is on the western side of 29 Palms, and only 4 miles from the entrance to Joshua Tree NP. There are 6 suites around a large pool, recommended if you can run to it. Have lounge, separate bedroom and kitchen area. Opens onto the pool and Jacuzzi area . The pool is a good size and secluded with hedging all around, good patio area and barbeque patio under cover. Little road noise, breakfast included which is hot and average plus. Downside if you don't want fastfood little choice, only 29 palms hotel with a good American restaurant. Took me two days to find it!

  • 5
    « Clean, convenient and cheap »

    Thought this spot was great. Clean room and bathroom with excellent shower. Updated bathroom was very nice. Front help was efficient and friendly. Breakfast gal was hard working and helpful. My husband and I stayed only one night as we were passing through but if I were staying longer this hotel would be the place to stay. Clean, convenient and cheap.

    4
    « Comfortable Stay »

    We found the hotel staff to be quite friendly. A great place for couples and families alike. Very "kid friendly" with a nice breakfast included. Be sure to have a Belgian waffle if you have time. Easy access to Joshua Tree.

    4
    « Very friendly service! »

    Clean and comfortable room. Very friendly at the front desk. Fresh coffee and tea available all day. My one and only complaint is that the walls are paper thin. So, if you're a light sleeper, I'd bring ear plugs! That being said, we were there while it was a full house and I only woke up once to some early risers chatting outside and once due to our neighbor who had a hearty laugh. (Not a horrible way to wake up)! Overall, we enjoyed our time here. It was centrally located to Joshua Tree Park, restaurants and the Integratron sound bath. We would stay again :)

    5
    « Great Location and Helpful Staff »

    This hotel is the BEST location if you want to visit the North Entrance (Oasis Visitor Center) of Joshua Tree National Park. The hotel staff is always so helpful and pleasant and the breakfast is great.

    4
    « Nice restful stay! »

    Good clean room with a nice bed. Breakfast was adequate and well stocked. It included hot food as well as the usual breakfast items. Convenient to Joshua Tree National Park. If you eat dinner go to The Rib restaurant.

    4
    « Nice location & great stay! »

    Stayed here while visiting Joshua Tree. The room was very clean. We slept great & enjoyed the free breakfast. It was your typical breakfast choices & had plenty of options to get our day started. We would stay here again with out hesitation!

    4
    « A nice place to stay near Joshua Tree »

    It's not the most affordable hotel near Joshua Tree, but the cheaper hotels looked sketchy, so we were okay with paying a little more for peace of mind. The wifi in the room worked surprisingly well?we were able to stream the Warriors game without any hiccups. The breakfast in the morning was also very good. It's much more than just bagels and cream cheese! Not too far from the park entrance either.

    4
    « Very good value for the price. »

    This Best Western is very clean and serves a good breakfast. The staff is very nice and accommodating. We had a few issues with our room which is why it is not a five star. We would stay here again if in the area.

    4
    « Great budget hotel near Joshua Tree »

    The room was small, but very clean and comfortable. The toiletries were organic. The breakfast was excellent. There were plenty of options, including veggie omelets and smoothies, and nice additions like salsa and shredded cheese for the scrambled eggs. The staff kept everything well stocked. We had no issues with the wifi. Overall it was a great one night stay.

    4
    « Friendly staff, and at the doorstep of Joshua Tree N.P. »

    The staff was very friendly and helped us to get around town and made very good suggestions about restaurants and places to see in town. This particular property is very close to the north-east entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. This allowed us to make very efficient time in seeing the park attractions.

  • 4
    « Comfortable stay »

    Nothing special, it was a comfortable place all the staff was very friendly. Good breakfast. It was a little dated and there is carpet on the sink area which freaks me out a bit. I will say that it was a little on the noisy as I could hear every step from the people above us so ask for 2nd floor. But all in all it was a good choice.

    4
    « The basics, but clean, comfortable and well run »

    I needed a comfortable place to spend the night while visiting Joshua Tree National Park, and this hotel did the trick. Not at all fancy, but well-maintained and the breakfast bar included made to order smoothies.

    4
    « Very comfortable stay »

    Stayed two nights here in January . Was very pleasantly surprised to find a spotlessly clean room with comfortable easy chair and excellent bed. Breakfast also was very good although, for some reason, they were very slow to replenish empty serving dishes. It was good when it came though. I would certainly stay here again as it is a quiet place set back from the main road and ,as mentioned ,it was a nice room.

    5
    « Another Excellent Overnight Stay »

    I first stayed at the Best Western Garden Inn many years ago. I was so impressed with the quality of service that I thought maybe it was just by luck that they had a great staff that time. My second visit was just as nice as the first and it wasn't by luck, these folks really do a very good job of keeping the guests happy as well as maintaining the hotel. The hotel is located in a nice location just right off the main road on a slight hill with a nice view. It's about a mile from the downtown area so it's quiet. The facilities are well taken care of. This recent stay the hotel was completely booked. Luckily we had made reservations far in advance. Even though it was fully booked, we were treated as though we were the only guests there. In anticipation of the morning complimentary breakfast area being crowded, the staff set out some tables outside under the trees for an overflow area. There were still open tables inside but my wife and I decided to sit outside out in the desert morning air and enjoy or breakfast which we did. That was a very nice idea to have table outside. When you check out, don't be surprised when they ask you how they can do better. We're never disappointed with the service or the quality of the accommodations. It's almost like going home each time we're in the area and spend the night.

    1
    « Noisy, dark room »

    Felt like the walls were made out of paper. I could hear my neighbors using the restroom at night (not just the toilet flushing either!). Felt like the room was a cave. Beds were rock hard and pillows were too big. Luckily I only had to endure this room one night.

    5
    « Great place to hang your hiking boots »

    On a spontaneous trip out to Joshua Tree, we needed a place to stay the night. The Best Western Gardens Hotel was just perfect. The room was immaculate and comfortable. The staff was really attentive and friendly. The hotel had plenty of parking and was incredibly close to Joshua Tree National Park. Overall, it was an excellent stay!

    5
    « THIS SHOULD BE A BEST WERTERN PLUS »

    I am very impressed with this hotel, I have stayed at quite a few Best Western and Best Western Plus hotels and this is the nicest of any so far. The staff was friendly and very helpful when we checked in and supplied a local restaurant guide and some personal recommendations when we asked. The hotel has four buildings so is spread out and has lots of room and parking. I saw patio areas and a really nice pool area with a fitness center and several outside BBQ and nice tables. The breakfast area was separate from the lobby which was a very nice touch. The staff in the breakfast area was very helpful and kept the area very clean. The scrambled eggs were moist and fresh, the cheese omelets were a nice addition, with sausage links. The juice was in pictures and not out of a machine and they had a large variety of rolls, bagels, muffins, and breads and if you wanted a waffle they would make it for you. I like to stay at BW when they have the full breakfast and this one was definitely a cut above other BW's we have stayed at. All of the facilities and grounds are well maintained and spotless. Our room was very quiet and the sleep quantity was excellent. We will be back to Joshua Tree NP and will stay at the Gardens BW for sure. I can't say enough about this hotel, as it and our stay was right up there with some of the higher priced resorts we have stayed at.

    4
    « Great place to stay while visiting Joshua Tree. »

    My husband and I spent three nights while exploring Joshua Tree National Park. Comfortable, clean, and very nice staff. We were upgraded to a larger room with a kitchenette with seperate living room area. Very nice. The breakfast eating area is a bit small and some people did not find seats, but the food was decent.

    4
    « Joshua Tree lodging, just out of town »

    Great Find. Less than 10 miles into East entrance, 5 into Indian Cove, and about 15 to West entrance. Comfortable rooms, very helpful staff, we asked for a room on the dark side for star gazing and they gave us the best spot at the top of the hill, away from lights. Fresh breakfast, great service.Wednesday nights free tacos with all trimmings and drinks. Only caution, walls are thin, neighbors turn on bathroom fan and go out, ugh.

    5
    « Great service »

    Clean rooms, great breakfast--much better than expected including smoothies and waffles made to order surrounded by good variety of options--and pleasant staff. All around great value for the price. The beds were comfortable and the rooms updated and neat. We would stay there again.

  • 5
    « Great staff! »

    Very helpful and friendly staff. Room was nice, clean, and had very comfortable beds. Breakfast buffet was good and its staffing was great, however the dining room was to small to accommodate very many guests.

    5
    « Excellent experience! »

    This was our second stay at the Best Western Gardens Hotel in Joshua Tree. It was our second visit to Joshua Tree National Park. The staff at the hotel is exceptionally professional, courteous and helpful. The rooms are tastefully decorated and spotlessly clean. Breakfast is complimentary and includes all fo the usual choices like fruit and cereal to eggs, sausage, bagels, freshly made waffles and more. We highly recommend this hotel.

    5
    « Nice hotel with a good location. »

    This is a good hotel in Tweny-nine Palms. Easy to enter Joshua Tree and to find nice places to eat. Friendly staff and a nice breakfast that was a little bit overcrowded in the morning. They also have a fitness center and a pool which would have been nice if we would have been there during the summer.

    3
    « Nice for the price and good location »

    If you want to experience Joshua Tree National Park, this hotel is a good choice for location, and is a good deal for the money. The rooms were clean, although the mattress was uncomfortable. The fitness facility was very limited and one of the machines was not plugged in. The free breakfast is nice, but they ran out of food when we were there and a manager (I assume) came out telling people to let other people who hadn't eaten eat first. To be honest, this seemed like the hotel's fault for not having enough food, and I don't think it's fair to make guests feel greedy for taking advantage of a buffet breakfast. After that experience our first morning, we chose to go out for breakfast.

    4
    « Great location for Joshua Tree National Park Visitors »

    Terrific location, good value. Complimentary breakfast is a great convenience but don't wait till the last minute to get your breakfast. They were out of most hot items and the staff members were unhappy when we asked if the food will be replenished. But it was the holiday weekend (1/1) and it could have been unusually crowded leading to food and staff-shortage that day. Other than that, a great experience, overall.

    5
    « A quality experience in the Hi Desert »

    I like the pool. I like the rooms. The staff is great,and pays attention to all the details. This is one of the only hotels I've found in 29 Palms that has (some) rooms, that actually look out on the desert and the mountains. It is peaceful and quiet, had a nice jacuzzi, and heated pool. The rooms are comfortable, and the staff is pleasant an efficient.

    5
    « Surprisingly excellent place to stay near the national park »

    great level of service from the staff, clean, only a few minutes drive from both the 29 Palms Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center & Park Entrance. There are gas stations and places to eat nearby. Grounds are well kept, but views are not great. There is an outdoor pool, but it's too cold to use during the winter. Breakfast is included.

    4
    « Excellent Place to Stay Near Joshua Tree National Park »

    Ended up here for the night during the winter when we arrived at Joshua Tree National Park and found all campsites full. A bit drab on the outside, but the room was very nicely decorated & clean. We were impressed with the level of service provided by the staff -- we've stayed at a few Best Western hotels elsewhere and this is the best of the franchise we've ever experienced-- a really good surprise. The staff at breakfast was super attentive and friendly also. Pros: - about 5 minutes away from the 29 Palms Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center - located right on the main highway - Free parking - Excellent breakfast (waffles, fresh fruit, smoothie, scrambled eggs, etc) - Attentive & friendly staff (the best we've experienced in many years of staying at Best Western Hotels) - fridge, microwave, coffee maker, bathtub in the room Cons: - bed was a bit too soft for my taste, so woke up a little sore - No views (but grounds are well kept & I didn't look out the window anyway)

    5
    « Nice if short stay »

    It was winter and we arrived early about noon and our room wasn't ready. But we were able to use the pool for about 90 minutes until they got us ready and in fact upgraded us to a larger room. Thank you Jessica! The breakfast room is small but adequate and the staff very friendly and helpful. The pool was warm and the jacuzzi was working perfectly and we used it 3 different times in the 18 hours we were visiting the Joshua Tree National Park.

    5
    « Nice hotel near Joshua Tree National Park »

    Positives: 1) Extremely friendly, helpful, and efficient staff -- during check-in, check-out, and breakfast. Every person seemed happy to help, with no exceptions (5 different people). This was quite noticeable and not typical. 2) Large, clean room. One room with two queens to sleep four (2 adults + 2 kids). Our particular room was quite big. Everything was spotless. 3) Staff made fruit smoothies for breakfast upon request. They were quite good -- kids loved them. Negatives: 1) The breakfast room got a little crowded by around 7:45 a.m., and people were consuming food faster than the staff could replenish it. Wasn't a problem at 7:00 a.m. 2) Location is slight negative. Stayed in 29 Palms to visit Joshua Tree NP. It's about a 15 minute drive to the main West Entrance station. Also, we preferred the restaurants in Yucca Valley for dinner -- 20-25 minute drive. There is another BW in Yucca Valley, but they did not have 2 queens to sleep the four of us (which we preferred). 3) "Coffee" was brown water -- no flavor whatsoever.

  • 4
    « Clean Rooms - Friendly Staff - Good Breakfast »

    My family and I enjoyed our stay here. The rooms were nicely decorated and very clean. The staff was super friendly and the breakfast was great. Loved that we were so close the the entrance of Joshua Tree National Park.

    4
    « Clean and Quiet »

    Uneventful but pleasant stay during my visit to Twentynine Palms. Easy access to Joshua Tree National Park. Complementary breakfast was simple but adequate. Several good restaurants nearby in Joshua Tree.

    4
    « Good motel near Joshua Tree NP »

    This is a pretty good place in an area with very few nice hotels. It is about 10 minutes outside the park entrance and has everything you need. The room is clean. The heater works well. The bed is comfortable. The staff is pleasant. The free breakfast is not bad.

    4
    « Budget Friendly »

    Stayed for one night, the day after Thanksgiving, with the purpose of exploring Joshua Tree Nat'l Park. The hotel is older, but seemed clean. It was quiet at night and the beds were comfy. The hotel staff was nice and had good recommendations for nearby restaurants. The curtains were a little shabby with holes on edges. It would be excellent to remodel, and little fridge was very noisy cycling on and off. Breakfast area was extremely small and stressful standing shoulder to shoulder trying to get a bite to eat! Joshua Tree was amazing, especially hidden valley trail! We will come back to Joshua tree but will check out several hotels closer to the park before we decide if we will stay at this hotel again.

    4
    « Nice place to stay »

    This was a clean and nice place to stay. The staff were friendly and breakfast was great. The location was terrific and I would definitely stay here again. The room price was a good value for the quality of the room and service.

    5
    « Excellent »

    The hotel was outstanding. The staff were friendly and professional. The room was clean and well kept. The spa and pool were clean and well maintained. The breakfast was excellent. Overall, great hotel and staff!

    4
    « nice hotel, great staff »

    this is a very nicely updated hotel, convenient to the area, park, USMC base. The rooms are clean, comfortable and everything worked. The staff is excellent and willing to accommodate your needs with a smile. Not a luxury hotel, but very good basic accommodations at a reasonable rate.

    5
    « Thanksgiving visit »

    The hotel location was ideal and in a major strip where it was easy to get to all stores, restaurants, cafe, etc... The staff were friendly and accomodating. It is so great to get up early and/or arrive late and staff that really appreciate what they do and are willing to go out of their way to help you.

    5
    « Joshua Tree delight »

    The staff is extremely helpful, the rooms pleasant. We have stayed here twice and plan to return. Very good value for a stay so near the entrance of a National Park. Restaurants in the area are somewhat sparce, but this is an out-of-the-way location. Groceries are available nearby. A nice place to spend a week or to just pass through.

    4
    « Clean and nice looking »

    The stay was comfortable, clean, and friendly. Breakfast is basic ad meet the needs. The staff were nice and hard working. Wi-fi was great. The park is about 15 minutes from Joshua Tree National Park. It is a small town, but proximity to the park was key. We would stay here again.

  • 5
    « We had a great stay! Better than expected and good value with friendly staff »

    We booked at the last minute and got a nice, clean, new room for $116 that included a hot breakfast for the three of us. We had originally planned to stay in a resort in Palm Desert, but staying in Yucca Valley allowed us to spend a 2nd day in Joshua Tree National Park and spenf a lot less money too. All in all, the room was a great value. Itt included a full size refrigerator (~18 cu ft), cooking burners and dishes/flatware for 4 as well as a coffee maker. Breakfast was pretty good. I completely enjoyed scrambled eggs with my leftover beans and rice from the Heavenly Sisters' Cafe in Joshua Tree. Toast, a nice cup of hot tea and toast with butter and jam made a hearty breakfast. The breakfast staff was extra friendly, and come to think of it, so was the desk staff. Would definitely stay again!

    5
    « Great hotel in perfect neighborhood! »

    We went to Twentynine Palms to visit our son for Thanksgiving. The hotel is in a great location with many things around it to fulfill your day. The hotel itself has many amenities but more importantly the staff is great. Mica was extremely helpful and accommodating. She gave us a tour of the hotel amenities so that we can easily find our way around. In addition, she gave us a lot of information about some of the good restaurants in the area. Thank you Mica. You've made our trip much easier.

    3
    « Best Western could do better »

    The value was good, and we were upgraded due to the loyalty program, but the room had an odor. The breakfast was better than usual, with extra offerings such as smoothies. The hot tub and pool area were nice, but the hot tub was barely hot. Still nice to sit in after hiking but chilly getting out! Overall this was a good choice for us for 2 nights while visiting Joshua Tree NP. One of my main complaints about this hotel, and so many others, is their lack of commitment to water conservation. They put a sign in the bathroom asking you to re-use your towels if they are hung up, but the staff wash them anyway. This hotel also has 6 gallon flush toilet, which does not make sense in a desert.

    3
    « Meh »

    This hotel wasn't the best or the worst. The room was spacious and clean. The hot tub was luke warm. The staff was very friendly. The breakfast was not good and reminded me of airplane food. The distance to the park was very convenient.

    5
    « great place to stay »

    one of the nicest Best Western I have stayed at- and don't miss the breakfast - a big step above other places . you will love the country side . It was out of the way for me on this trip but I am soooo glad I did it. Try it you will love it. The pool looked great but I couldn't find my suit.

    5
    « Comfortable, great staff, convenient »

    The staff was very friendly and helpful. They serve a free, home-cooked meal on Wednesday nights. The room was spacious and comfortable. This isn't a fancy hotel but was great for the price. Very convenient location to Joshua Tree NP and to the restaurants in 29 Palms. Would definitely stay here again when in the area.

    4
    « Great location and great room »

    Perfect for a trip to Joshua Tree National Park. The shower was amazing and hot and much needed after hiking all day in the freezing cold. Fridge and microwave in the room and everything was super clean.

    5
    « a good experience at the Best Western »

    My son and I were guest there sat 11-7-15 on a road trip to visit Joshua Tree Natl Park.. Check in staff was friendly and efficient. Our room had a refridge and microwave, was clean and very quiet. We did use the hot tub and it was very nice. The hotel is about 5 miles to Joshua Tree visitor center and the breakfast served was good with bacon, eggs, waffles, and we had no complaints at all. We will stay here again when we are in the area

    2
    « Don't stay in Twenty Nine Palms - go to Palm Springs area instead »

    We spent the day in Joshua Tree National Park and planned to stay just outside so we could go back in the park the next day. We mistakenly emerged at the north edge of the National Park at Twentynine Palms instead of the south side with the Palm Springs area. What a contrast! The south side (the Coachella Valley) is beautiful with many lovely places to stay. The north side is a complete dump. We thought Twenynine Palms was going to be a lovely spa like town with nice hotels - how wrong we were. The Best Western was the best of the hotels we could find in Twentynine Palms but was disappointing compared to other Best Westerns we've been to. The room smelled and all the carpets looked like they needed a good clean or replacing. A dark small room overlooking the parking area as all seemed to be. Breakfast was basic. Had free wi-fi and a refrigerator in the room. I think it is only so high on TA as all the hotels are pretty dire in this area. It's mainly a marine base. Queen room was £84.60+tax so a good price.

    5
    « GREAT CHOICE »

    Im glad I booked this hotel, everything was as it should be and to top it off my room was upgraded to a suite... I highly recommend this hotel, location is great when visiting Joshua Tree national park... Staff was very helpfull with the best attitude

  • 5
    « Weekend at Joshua Tree »

    We visited Joshua Tree National Park for the weekend. We found the Best Western Gardens Hotel to be comfortable and the services excellent. The room was nicely decorated and clean. Although it was too cold for the pool, the pool area looked really inviting and well kept. We highly recommend this hotel.

    5
    « The BEST place to stay in Twentynine Palms »

    You will not be disappointed at this hotel. It is very convenient to Joshua Tree National Park, the staff could not be more helpful and accommodating, the hotel is clean and comfortable, the wifi works great, the breakfast is varied and extensive....you have everything you need right here. The young woman who checked us in was super friendly and professional. She upgraded our room to a suite which we were so happy with, we stayed an additional day. She even baked pumpkin bread which she generously offered to us. I can't say enough about the staff here, they all made our stay a very good one. We travel often and often stay in Best Western hotels, they are all different with varying degrees of comfort and friendliness........this hotel hits excellence in all areas, made so much better because of a wonderful staff.

    5
    « Best hotel in Twentynine Palms! »

    Every time I have to go to the desert I stay at this Best Western.It is the best hotel around. It is a quiet place away from everything.The staff is great the room it's nice comfortable and clean and I also love the breakfast in the morning. See you soon!

    5
    « Very, very pleasant »

    I can't fault this for location and price. The hotel is west of the city center and is an extremely comfortable and pleasant place to stay. We arrived to find we'd been upgraded for free. Everything worked smoothly and there's a nice outdoor pool. Twentynine Palms isn't much of a place, despite the proximity to the National Park, so this is something of a find though we did stay here many years ago and it's still just as good as it was then. There's the Stater Bros grocery store a few blocks east which is handy.

    5
    « Great Stay »

    This hotel offers great rates with clean , spacious rooms. The free breakfast was good and wifi reliable. The location is very close to the National Park and walking distance to a local grocery store. Pablo at the front desk was very friendly and helpful. He gave us a guide to the National Park and suggestions on what to see and where to eat. Thank you for the great stay!

    4
    « V good accommodation »

    Basic BW accommodation with clean and spacious rooms, swimming pool and spa of a good standard. On main road but little noise from traffic. Good cheap stop for 1 night after spending day in joshua tree np. Breakfast satisfactory.

    5
    « Very good »

    Traveling to Joshua National Park. What a pleasant stay. Front desk friendly and informative. Room clean and neat. Very nicely appointed. Very nice pool and hot tub. Guest appreciation Wednesday's. Grounds very clean and taken care of.

    5
    « Great stay! »

    I don't rate hotels by how swanky they are, I rate them by their cleanliness, customer service and what you get for your money. We stayed here Oct. '15 with a group of friends for just one night while passing through. We all called the hotel for our reservations as they offered the cheapest rate, $89 for a Saturday night. Check in went very smoothly, several rooms weren't ready as we arrived early but the desk clerk called housekeeping and gave her the room #s that she needed cleaned right away and within 20 minutes they were done! The rooms were a lot better than your typical $89 room, very clean, they had a couch, living room table, lots of lamps, one or two that had plugs to plug in your electronics rather than trying to find a wall plug, a desk, a setee to sit on to help you get dressed, nice, thick towels, coffee maker, fridge, comfy beds/pillows, extra blanket and pillow, a very clean pool area with plenty of seating and lounge chairs and the breakfast they served was better than most for the price - cereals, variety of breads, cinnamon rolls, bagels, juices, freshly made waffles upon request, fruit, scrambled eggs, turkey or pork sausage and a veggie omelette type of egg that was really quite good. The location was decent, next door is a Burger King and a Stater Bros shopping center, restaurants can be found within 1-2 miles. We would definitely stay here again!

    5
    « Nice hotel »

    We stayed here after a day at nearby Joshua Tree National Park. We were quite happy we chose this hotel. The rooms were nice, comfortable & clean. It was too cold to swim, but we enjoyed the hot-tub. The complimentary breakfast was very good, with much to choose from. Each of the staff members we encountered were very pleasant and spoke with us, making sure everything was good. Definitely recommend this hotel if you are in the area!

    5
    « Pleasant surprise »

    We had a very large room, large table, large TV with many channels but no HD, fridge, microwave, good AC, nice furniture, and a small bathroom with limited counter space. Staff was very friendly. The bed was comfy but the blanket stopped a foot short of the pillow (maid didn't pay attention to how she made the bed). The price paid provided very good value. The breakfast was very good and well stocked by a very pleasant young lady. They have delicious soft taquitos!

  • 5
    « Perfect Place! »

    Had a wonderful room #207 with a nice fridge and microwave. Thoughtful bathroom light is slow to full-on for ppl getting up in the middle of the night :) The breakfast was FANTASTIC with fresh made smoothies and waffles. They also offered Soy AND Almond Milk,gluten-free granola, cereals, gluten-free muffins,omelets,scrambled eggs and an assortment of bread products to toast. KUDOS to BW for being the FIRST Hotel Chain that I've stayed in to offer TURKEY BACON. Never seen that before. Daily menu changed but also included Turkey Sausage and Pork Bacon, Fresh Fruit, and Yogourt. Really great offerings included with our stay, and our server was friendly and courteous. Excellent location to the North Entrance Station on JTNP. Really enjoyed the pool and hot tub. Great Stay, would definitely return.

    5
    « Best Experience »

    We stay at Best Westerns a lot and this is one of the better ones. Rooms are great. Beds are comfortable and most everything seems updated. Breakfast was acceptable with a few hot items. The staff in general was amazing. The desk manager Mica is special. Great face of the property. She was sweet, friendly and professional. We would definitely stay here again.

    4
    « Clean & updated »

    We live in 29 Palms. We had our floors done in our home, so needed place to stay one night. We have stayed here before. Rooms are clean, updated & good beds. Bad tv picture quality due to being cable not satellite tv and not all channels are HD. In the rooms stated as large room, TV doesnt move so other bed cant really see it. Good breakfast, but no room to sit, have to sit outside. Nice pool area, bbq areas. Pool is suppose to be heated. Landscaping use to be excellent, now it looks just ok, probably due to water cut backs due to drought. Standard rooms are tiny! But ok one night. Large rooms are separate building and single story, so no worry making noise on floor or people making noise above you. Good staff. Next to only full size grocery store in town & you can even walk to it easily.

    3
    « not a Hotel - mid-range motel - room needed work »

    Looked forward to staying after reading reviews here. Asked for a pool side room. It might have been an upgrade, but as a gold member of their rewards program, upgrades are often offered. The parking lot was virtually empty - end of July - definitely not full. We were denied an upgrade since the clerk said those rooms were 'sold out.' Our room was in the building to the right of reception. Since it was a one-story, there were about 7-8 steps up to the terrace in front of the rooms. Not fun for hauling all our luggage -- especially when going to the pool, we saw a little inclined walkway to the terrace. It would've been nice for the front desk to point that out -- again -- the parking lot was empty & we could've parked next to the little ramp. Our room was quiet however, being segregated from the main building, and again, being fairly empty. It could've been cleaner, especially the carpet. The nightstand outlets did not work. The bathroom door didn't fully close and seemed to be coming unhinged. Breakfast was the usual fare, except the attendant requested our name & room number before she'd make us a waffle. That was a first for us in any best western, or actually in any lodging that serves a 'free' breakfast. Another customer objected loudly. There were Marines in the room also observing this, and we felt bad they didn't have a better experience for their time off with their families. (Many thanks for your service.) The pool was clean & well kept, although it doesn't look like their picture. Fun chatting with other guests, who said the pool was often open to townspeople. Star gazing was optimal that night and the pool was a good place to sit. As we returned to our room about 1130pm, the parking lot was still fairly sparse. When we return to the area, we will stay in Yucca Valley.

    4
    « Great Hotel for visiting Joshua Tree National Park »

    We had a two night stay at this hotel. Even it is placed right beside the interstate 62 it was quiet. The rooms were quite big and comfortable (queen-sized bed). The downside of the room were the "noise" from the other rooms. If someone walks around the floor above, we could here that in our room. Other sounds (like TVs) could not be heard. Breakfast was included and was OK. They use disposable cutlery, but this seems to be were common for 29 palms. Getting into the pool on warm nights after a hike in the park was great. The location is great. Near Joshua tree national park. And you get a great view on the sky at night.

    5
    « Great room, great staff »

    We were attending BhaktiFest at Joshua Tree Retreat Center. This hotel was recommended by a friend. It's a bit of a drive from the Center, but we loved it. Mica and Brittany at the front desk were wonderful. We paid more for a suite; it was sweet. Large, clean, comfortable. Good pool and spa. ATT could use a new tower in the area, though.

    5
    « Wonderful location, very kind staff »

    I planned a trip first to the Big Bear lake, and then to Joshua tree national park. The hotel is in a wonderful location between the two, and very close to the entrance of the Joshua tree national park. The hotel is a good place to spend a night or two, very nice staff, and good rooms. Standard breakfast, and standard level of cleanliness!

 

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·From: All directions. The BEST WESTERN Gardens Hotel at Joshua Tree National Park is located at Twentynine Palms Highway and the corner of Panorama Avenue.