760-367-3351 & 760-401-1309

Harmony Motel in 29 Palms, a Joshua Tree Gateway Community Hotel

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The Harmony has been a haven and welcome surprise to many travelers over the years. This Roadside Refuge founded in 1952 offers a simple rustic elegance and a great deal of history. The Harmony motel bright red sign with her striking name, and brilliant theatrical musical notes, dazzles at the motel. It is this historical signage that attracted pop legends U2, and in more recent times a very popular pop group Snow Patrol.

For many of the motel’s patrons the signage provides an artistic appreciation of the culture of the Joshua Tree gateway communities, and the ambiance of romantic and musical celebration of the area. The Harmony Motel also welcomes many Hollywood film crews during their shoot.

Mediators, retreat groups, nature lovers, snowbirds, and RV’ers come from near and far for filming, the Art in public places program, Art tours, the weed show, the Marine Corps Birthday Pageant in Fall/Winter, stargazing, Utah trail, rock climbing, the desert experience, hiking, climbing, bird watching, the annual car show, and for the 4th of July.

Harmony Motel in Twentynine Palms

When you arrive for your stay, you’ll understand why the Harmony is the perfect location for both artistic inspiration and dramatic visual beauty.

The roadside motel is located near Joshua Tree National Park in 29 palms, California. The name Harmony identifies the historical and musical sign where it means music notes. The motel’s iconic value began when the rock band U2 visited here and where world famous photographer Anton Corbijn did a photo shoot of “The Joshua Tree” album. Apart from our superb value, our motel’s architecture and sign shows the tremendous history and musical celebration which continues to give inspiration to many artists who come to stay here. The Harmony Motel also welcomes many Hollywood film crews during their shoot.

Guest Rooms of Harmony Motel and its Amenities

The spacious guest rooms at the Harmony Motel are fully loaded with air conditioning, heating, cable TV, telephones, kitchenettes (in selected rooms), high open beam ceilings, and telephones with free local calls. Before getting into the guest rooms you’ll notice the charming exterior corridor. It all starts with the front office courtyard that is designed in an L shape. You can also experience the beautiful view of the Joshua Tree Mountains and wilderness of the Mojave Desert, while relaxing in the comfortable table and chairs with patios. The classical and artistic décor provides the utmost serenity of the harmony.

The Harmony Motel Services at Joshua Tree National Park

Pool and Spa and open Patios:

We encourage all guests to bring their swimsuits to be able to take advantage of our refreshing cold pool and tantalizing out door hot tub to soak into after a long day in the desert.
The motel’s pool and spa overlooks the magnificent Joshua Tree Park Mountains providing our guests with the best view of the Mojave wilderness. Experience the dark night skies that flaunt a galaxy of glittering stars in the desert or a beautiful full moon from the pool and spa area.

Open Patios:

Outside each room we provide comfortable table and chairs to relax in and have an outdoor picnic while viewing different shades of light on the landscape.
From your patio you can experience panoramic stages of the sunrise with your early morning coffee, or at night experience the ambiance of romance in the desert under dark night skies that display a galaxy of glittering stars, with a glass of wine.

Experience the authentic natural beauty of the desert wilderness from any of the harmonious spots at the Harmony Motel and make your stay an unforgettable desert experience.

Art and Desert Gardens: All guest rooms have original art work displayed from local artists; this can also be viewed in the common spots of the motel. Our guests meet our friendly desert critters, which hang out in the gardens or on the grounds of the Harmony.

Common Room: We have a common room for all guests. In this room you can enjoy complimentary cup of coffee in the morning or prepare your own light meals, with the use of a refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven, coffee machine, and utensils. Meet travelers from all around the world that share their travel and cultural experiences.
Library: In the library room, make use of the internet services, read a book at your leisure, or use the maps and books to guide you in your exploration of the Joshua Tree National Park and the area.
Wi-Fi: While relaxing around the pool and patios area, we invite you to connect to our guest Wi-Fi network. Our friendly front desk clerk will provide the password at time of check-in.


General Services

  • Kitchenette
  • Heater
  • Free Internet In Our Library
  • Family Rooms
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Cable or Satellite TV
  • Business Service
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Closets
  • Direct Dial Phones
  • High-Speed Internet
  • Air Conditioned
  • Free Wifi in Rooms and Common rooms
  • Ice Buckets
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchenettes (In Selected Rooms)

Business Services

  • Internet (Free)
  • WIFI (Free)
  • Fax (for Guests)


  • Common Area
  • Pool
  • Desert Gardens
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Patio Seating Area
  • Library

Harmony Motel Policies

These are general hotel policies. Policies may vary per room type, please check the accompanying room details

Check in Time


Check out Time




Extra Adult Cost


Extra Child Cost (ages 7 and above)


Cancellation Policy

48 hours

Policy Details

Any cancellation must be made at least 48 hours prior to your reservation (prior to the arrival date). In case of a late cancellation:

  • (Within 48 hours prior to the arrival date, a penalty of one night’s stay will apply for a two night stay, and for 3 or more nights a penalty of two nights cost of your stay will be charged).
  • No shows are considered cancellations and they will result in a loss of full amount of the Night’s stay.
  • If we are unable to rent out the remaining nights for early check outs that reserved multiple nights, you will be charged the full amount of room with tax for the reservation.

Groups of 3 or more reservations are subject to different reservation policies. Please contact us directly for more information. (760) 367-3351/760-401-1309.

Harmony Motel reserves the right to adjust the required cancellation period in certain circumstances i.e., if rooms are being booked over a month or two in advance, the required notice of cancellation time frame will be changed as the motel only has 8 rooms with limited room types. Please call the Harmony to inquire further.

Reservation Policies for Holiday Periods:

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s are holiday periods. Our regular 48 hour cancellation policy changes over to a 7 day cancellation policy during these times, and some holidays have a two-night minimum stay as outlined below:

  • Spring Break:  March/April
    7 day cancellation policy
  • Thanksgiving: November 27th – 29th
    2 night minimum stay, 7 day cancellation policy
  • Christmas & New Year’s: December 24th – January 3rd
    2 night minimum stay, 7 day cancellation policy.


Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning


Business Center, Fax/Photocopying

Guest Parking

Free parking is available to all guests.


Free WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge for all guests.

Children and Extra Beds

$10 per child and $10 per extra bed per night


Pets are not allowed.

Accepted Payment Methods

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Carte Blanche, Discover. This hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.

Important Information

Upon check in we require photo identification and a credit card. All special requests are subject to availability upon check in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may require additional cost.

Terms & Conditions

Please note: Your reservation, if done on the web booking engine, is operated by Inn link, a third party booking engine company which provides a central reservations services for our guests. It is operated by Inn link reservations system. If you are booking via the booking engine, all modifications and cancellations of these reservations, must be done via the booking engine, (by the person that has reserved the room). Should you encounter any problems you can call 800-525-5864 or technical and customer service support.