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Geoff

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, English

Ocotillo Lodge, Your Home Away from Home, Live in the History

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 28 nights

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Overview

Palm Springs Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Queen bed, sleeps 2) South Facing, and self-contained

On the QUIET SIDE of the building, this self-contained, updated suite faces south, away from the traffic noise of Palm Canyon Drive!

PALM SPRINGS PERMIT: 4728

***NOTE: All Palm Springs vacation rentals must be registered with the city and display a valid permit... check for the permit number that MUST be posted in their ad and in the unit!!***

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The Ocotillo Lodge, full of rich history, is now one of treasures in the desert of Palm Springs. This suite will become your home away from home. The patio set and umbrella are great for outdoor meals and cocktails! Peaceful, palm tree-lined property with one of the largest pools in the city. Two hot tubs, an exercise room, free parking, security gates and guaranteed sunshine make your experience complete.

Start your day with a coffee and breakfast on the patio, by the pool, or at nearby Koffi! Bus service is right outside your door to nearby downtown! Free BUZZ trolley just steps away that will take you downtown Thursday through Sunday. Enjoy the Villagefest on Palm Canyon Drive downtown every Thursday night, where artisans sell their wares, vendors sell their goods, and many Businesses Open Late Thursday (BOLT).

Explore the many wonders of the desert by taking a tram ride up the mountain, visiting the Living Desert, hiking or horseback riding in the Canyons, and a day trip through Joshua Tree National Park. Shopping galore at El Paseo, Cabazon Outlet mall, Desert Hills Outlet mall, Costco, Kohls, Trader Joes, and Target are just the beginning of your shopping spree!

RATES: Daily, Weekly and Monthly rates are available and vary per season. (min. 3 night stay, 28 nights in standard season)

Standard Rates - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr- $1950 per month (NO TAX)

Low Season - inquire for rates

Mid Season - inquire for rates

Cleaning Fee $75.00 / stay

Stays 28 nights or less require 11.5% Palm Springs tax (TOT)

PLEASE NOTE: If you enter more than 28 nights on instant quote, deduct the tax!

PAYMENT: Personal check, eTransfer, PAYPAL...note: if using PAYPAL, fees of 3 - 4 % will be deducted from the deposit after checkout.

Extra days of cleaning can be arranged directly with our property manager.

DEPOSIT: A security / damage deposit is required at time of reservation. It is 100% refundable if you cancel more than 6 weeks prior to your stay. The damage deposit will be refunded after your stay is complete, provided there is no damage.

HASSLE-FREE: Locally managed for your needs, in the unlikely event any concerns arise.

Keywords: Permit #4728, Ocotillo Lodge History, Secure, Gated, 2nd floor unit, Up-to-Date, South Palm Springs, Patio, Kitchen, Fridge, Stove, Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal, Microwave, Shower, Double Sinks, Fully Furnished, Hot Tubs, Laundry, Free Parking, Fitness Room, Quiet Location, Close to Downtown, Pool, FREE Internet, Koffi

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Geoff (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english, English

About Geoff

I live in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and I purchased my suite in March of 2010. I have always loved visiting Palm Springs and I am happy to provide you with MY home away from home. I believe in offering you the same things I expect when I go on a vacation. Stress-free living. Enjoy!!

Geoff purchased this condo in 2010

Why Geoff chose California Desert

I have been visiting Palm Springs for over 25 years so decided to purchase this bright and airy, south facing suite on the SECOND LEVEL. I have had the suite renovated with all the comforts of home. The large semi-private patio outside the patio door is a wonderful place to have breakfast and coffee in the morning, or a delightful dinner in the evening. As I sometimes stay here as well, my expectations for the complex are high, and I strive to offer you everything you come to expect. The large, heated champagne cork-shaped pool is nearby, and is a great place to meet friends by day, then relax in one of the two hot tubs late into the evening.

What makes this condo unique

This QUIET, SOUTH FACING, bright and airy suite is air conditioned, on the second level AWAY FROM THE STREET! It is fully furnished, with a fully supplied kitchen with a dishwasher, and a dining table for four! There is cable TV in the living room and the bedroom. The suite has free internet and unlimited calling in USA, Canada and Puerto Rico. The bathroom has a walk-in shower, and double sinks, supplied with linens, towels and pool towels. The laundry facilities are a short walk from the suite. There is a queen size bed in the bedroom. The patio set is right outside the suite for a sunny morning coffee, or a dinner for four in the evening. The complex has a large pool, two hot tubs, a social room and an exercise room. There are books in a small library for your use as well.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)
Ocotillo Lodge, Your Home Away from Home, Live in the History
average rating of 4.857143 based on 28 reviews
New York, NY
5

This place is great!!

  • 5 of 5

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here and look forward to returning. It is well located, very clean and thoughtfully furnished and appointed. Geoffrey has done a great job here and is very responsive and accommodating in the booking process. Highly recommended! *****

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! I hope I can accommodate you again for your next Palm Springs excursion!
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5

Great experience!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed my stay at this property! Though it was slightly far from the Coachella festival, with the shuttle pass pick up/drop off location only 2 miles away, it incredibly convenient! It was great to be close to the Ace Hotel for some nightlife and Ralph's to grab groceries. Very relaxing environment, especially when we needed necessary downtime before and after the festival. Clean condo and great amenities (linens, towels and a few food items were provided). The booking process was smooth and simple, definitely recommend for a weekend getaway!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! I'm glad the condo was to your liking. Come back soon!
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Alberta, Canada
5

Rupert

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this unit for a month each of the last two years, and love it!!! The unit is very clean and is extremely well furnished. The complex is also clean and well cared for. We would be willing to give a personal reference and have given the owner permission to provide potential clients with our contact information.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you! We are always happy to have returning guests and new guests alike!
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Sioux Falls, SD
5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

My second time in this condo, there were many nice upgrades made between stays. Geoff is wonderful to work with, very responsive. And still the best pool in Palm Springs.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you! I am always trying to go the extra mile to keep guests worry-free while on vacation!
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5

More than expected

  • 5 of 5

We had a quick winter get-away in Palm Springs and stayed at this gem of a condo. I agree with other comments that the pictures don't do this place justice. The condo was clean, well-equipped and comfortable. Getting around downtown on the weekend was convenient with the Buzz bus just outside the complex. Communicating with Geoff was easy via text and email and was always prompt. He even offered a late check-in/late check-out since our flights were later in the evening and coordinated this with the property manager in Palm Springs. The key exchange with the property managers was a breeze: they were on time, helpful and friendly. Highly recommended! This really is a home away from home! Thanks Geoff!

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay! As I stay there myself, I am always looking at ways to keep the suite clean, current, and up-to-date!
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Woodland Hills
5

An Oasis in the desert

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a family birthday party to go to in the Palm Springs, so we stayed at the Ocotillo Lodge. The room was clean and fresh, and most importantly cool. We went to our family party, wishing we had more time to stay in the room and the outdoor areas. When next we take a trip to Palm Springs, we are counting on the Ocotillo Lodge to be the main stay of our vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Ocotillo Lodge is rich in history and a great place to stay. Keep me in mind for future stays!
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Palm Springs International
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Twin Palms (next door)
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Indian Canyons Golf Resort, south Ocotillo Lodge
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Amtrak, North on Indian Canyon Dr.
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Highway 111
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Elmer's (across the street)
Nearest Point of Interest
DOWNTOWN
Nearest Point of Interest
KOFFI
Nearest Point of Interest
PALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAMWAY
Car: recommended

Conveniently located in beautiful, calm, south Palm Springs, close to downtown, shopping, restaurants, groceries, public transportation, tramway, hikes, sightseeing and lots more!

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Rates & Availability

Palm Springs Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
Jun 2 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$95
$475
$1,250
 
 
Desert Trip fest
Oct 7 2016 - Oct 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
$189
 
 
Desert Trip fest 2
Oct 14 2016 - Oct 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$189
 
 
January 2017
Jan 8 2017 - Feb 1 2017
25 night minimum stay
$65
 
 
My Standard Rate
28 night minimum stay
$1,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.5%

DEDUCT THE TAX AMOUNT FROM THE TOTAL if you have entered a stay 28 nights or longer. NO TAX is required if your stay is longer than 28 nights. City of Palm Springs TOT permit # 4728
IF PAYING BY PAYPAL, the 3 - 4% PAYPAL fee will be deducted from your deposit for ease of payment. A CONTRACT will be sent upon request and needs to be read, signed and returned.

CANCELLATION is allowed up to six weeks prior, and subject to a $75.00 administration fee. Cancellation within six weeks of check-in will forfeit rent. but owner will make every effort to fill suite to refund dollar for dollar rent received from replacement guest.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Palm Springs Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk-in shower, double sinks, drawer space and linen tower.
  • The bright bathroom, with a skylight, is accessed from living area or bedroom. It has double sinks, a linen tower, drawers, and a walk in shower. There is a hair dryer, linens, and pool towels supplied for your use!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Sleep well with the blackout blinds!
  • The bedroom has a queen bed, dresser, side tables, and ample closet space for long stays or short! There is a new flat screen TV in the room, and black out curtains.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The suite is on the second floor, with NO neighbors above you! The south-facing suite is AWAY from the noise of the street. The shared laundry facilities have a nominal charge, the complex is secured with Security Gates and there is free parking, The Ocotillo Lodge is a one minute walk to Koffi, serving all sorts of coffees and ready to eat meals! Elmers is a great all day restaurant across the street!

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