Villa Royale Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Villa Royale Inn Palm Springs
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... below 3,000 ft.). In 2013 a flash flood exposed heavy metals from an old mine so a lot of this area was closed to us frail humans. I was limited to driving across the desert. Not much of interest except for a large area of Cholla cacti. Ugly suckers, but I found them to be strangely attractive. Moving into the western portion it becomes the Mojave Desert ( above 3,000 ft.). Much better. Most ...
... And also there are apparently more than 100 golf courses here.
The next day after our arrival we got up early and drove to Joshua Tree National Park. I thought our views on the drive to Palm Springs were impressive but Joshua Tree NP was simply spectacular. I'll let you look at the photos and videos as me trying to describe it just doesn't give it justice. We drove around the national park ...
... most amazing Christmas Lights at a house owned by Ken Irwin Snr. Ken is a famous Palm Springs resident and the owner of LaMancha Villas, an exclusive celebrity resort. Celebrities would use LaMancha as a place to stay when they were in the limelight for the wrong reasons. The lights were amazing with over 1000 000 used and some amazing displays.
We had dinner at Johnny Costa's ...
... feeling quite ill, Ted went back to the airport to collect the hire car, before coming back to collect me from the hotel with the bags. This hotel seemed like a deal but it ended up being a rip-off! What the hell is an "occupancy fee" and a "resort fee"?
We drove a few blocks to our next hotel, the 7 Springs. It isn't as fancy as the last one, but it's definitely cheaper. We couldn't check in yet, so we walked to a nearby diner to have some breakfast/lunch as we hadn't eaten yet. ...
... first as I was nearest to the house, I found it quite hard saying goodbye to them, as they were such a good family. We then travelled to Jack's house and finally back to Ashleighs before making the journey to our next camp in Bakersfield. Chris ended up giving us a 1L bottle of powerade each which I drank in the car and later regretted as we went though the desert with no life it was about an hour later that we finally found a gas station which had a toilet.