Joshua Tree Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 600,
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

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Harmony Motel


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 (including the rock band U2 stay here when worked on the Joshua Tree album).

This comfortable and charming exterior corridor style motel is built on 1.8 acre hilltop,  offering you the privacy and quietness and a harmonious stay of this roadside motel, especially by the name Harmony and the music notes that adds character to the identity the motel.

This signage is not only the history of the community in the higher desert but had become iconic, when the iconic rock band U2, visited the Harmony and did a photo shoot with the sign as a backdrop, during the making of their groundbreaking album THE JOSHUA TREE. The photographer that did the shoot was world famous Anton Kobin.

The sign together with the history of the motel provides an ambience of romance and musical celebration. It also has become an inspiration to many artists that lodge at the motel.

We offer more than just the room experience that a traditional motel gives you. The Harmony boosts a charming exterior corridor, with a front office courtyard that is designed in an L shape.

The patios from the rooms offer our guests amazing views of the Joshua Tree Mountains and wilderness of the Mojave desert. Our room offers all amenities of a traditional motel, with simple artistic décor, and a home away from home experience. We have a refreshing cold pool, and a tantalizing hot tub to soak up and star gaze from. Our guests meet our friendly desert critters, that hang out in the gardens or on the grounds of the Harmony this provides a true desert wilderness experience. From the Harmony our guests can experience amazing sunrises, sunsets, and different shades of desert light that makes the landscape authentic to the desert, full moons, and awesome stargazing opportunities.

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