The Garden Vista Hotel Palm Springs
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... that out and then drive to the Joshua Tree National Park,we will stop in Palm Springs though for some sandwiches and drinks for our lunch which we can take to the park as it's still 70 miles to go to the park entrance from here. This hotel is though very smart, when the Chinese Premiere came over to California, they hosted him here in this Hotel and then, he held meetings with Obama at a ranch in the hills nearby. We set off at 10.30 for the drive to Joshua ...
... actually got away early. And of course this is famous last words as we spent the next 2 and a half hours trying to sort out our phone so we could call mastercard and cancel Kens card. boy what a rigmarole. Anyway we sorted it in the end and I got a Starbucks coffee to get me back to normal. Sally had lent us a phone, but we bought the wrong credit, and becasue it hadnt been used for 6 months it wouldnt work. anyway, I got a sim ...
... mozzies at the second campsite (who knows where they were coming from?). Went for a drive and started to notice every second shop was a barber shop, a few massage parlours and lots of food joints supporting their groups. We thought it was a super strange pace until we almost drove into a giant army base by ...
... in we ate at the resort cafe and watched Jimmy Johnston win the Daytona 500. Then we sat by the pool and used the hot tub as the resort provided great protection from the wind. As the sun disappeared behind the San Jacinto mountains at 4:20 pm we got dressed for dinner and wandered down Indian Canyon and Palm Canyon Drives. Just as we were wondering if we would ever find a restaurant due to the number of ...
... but we were glad to get back to the future when we walked out.
As we arrived into the not-so-helpful Palm Springs visitors centre, the temperature peaked at a cool 117 F (or 49 degrees C in normal language). With a map in hand we then took our own personal tour around the famous Palm Springs celebrity estate, where we saw the former homes of Elvis, Nat King Cole, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby and many many more... Some of which were amazing though others just looked like ...