Palm Springs Area
Hotels in Palm Springs Area
The Palm Springs Modern architectural style owes its beginning to William F. Cody, and this low-profile hotel, built in 1952 for a Hollywood producer, is preserved as a tribute to his mid-century modern designs.
Rising 27 stories above the California desert, the Morongo Resort channels the luxury resorts of Las Vegas with its full-service spa, nightclub, a 150,000-square-foot casino, and a state-of-the-art theatre hosting shows by top musical acts.
Originally established by Detroit mobster Al Wertheimer in 1936, this Spanish-Moroccan hotel has a former guest list that includes Frank Sinatra, Ronald Reagan, and Elizabeth Taylor. In 2007, the hotel reopened after a $16 million renovation led by renowned designer Martyn Lawrence-Bullard.
A half-hour drive "down valley" from better-known Palm Springs, the tranquil, Mediterranean-flavored Miramonte in upscale Indian Wells is a golf-lover's dream, with three nearby championship courses.
The inn offers 27 holes of golf, fine dining at its Temet Grill, and spacious modern guest rooms.
Located downtown, the Hideaway was designed by Herbert Burns as the city’s first traditional motor inn. Although it retains much of its original 1947 style, the single-level motel underwent a full renovation in 2002.
Test the waters in the spa at Miracle Manor Retreat, set atop geothermal springs. It's a worthy splurge after a day spent hiking the otherworldly landscape of nearby Joshua Tree National Park.
Stars like Elvis Presley, Bob Hope and Frank Sinatra lounged around the Riviera Resort and Spa in the 1960's. In 2008, renovations from a $70 million budget brought the legendary Palm Springs hotel back with retro Hollywood Glam.
Elegant Mediterranean-style resort with one of the largest pools in the Coachella Valley desert, just 15 miles from Palm Springs.
Room to Book: Resort View rooms for their step-out balconies.
Designed with the concept of Palm Desert in the late 1940’s, this one-level motor-style inn is a bright beacon of orange and lemon yellow.
This mid-century estate previously owned by Frank Sinatra is named after the twin palms adjacent to the grand-piano-shaped pool.
Staying in the 100 rooms or suites, each with its own balcony, at the Borrego Springs Resort, is like staying at a spa. Play the 18-hole Desert Willow and Mesquite courses or sip herbal tea in the lounge at Spa Serenity.
The adobe bungalows and wood-frame cabins have fireplaces and sun patios, and are set in an oasis of palms, paloverde, and mesquite.
Designed as an ode to Palm Springs in its Golden Age, when celebrities like Humphrey Bogart visited, this Hollywood-Regency style hotel occupies four acres.