Palm Springs Area
Hotels in Palm Springs Area
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice Michael Kreiss, this three-bedroom vacation home combines midcentury and contemporary elements, along with panoramic views of the San Jacinto Mountains.
Errol Flynn and Rudolph Valentino were once entertained by Gordon Coutts, a Scottish painter who owned a Moroccan villa––one of the two villas that make up this pensione (family-run guesthouse). The hotel still attracts the “in” crowd, including professional photographers and actors.
Although a modest-looking hillside property, this three-level home in the Araby area has a celebrity history that includes former owners such as aviator Howard Hughes and producer Paul Keyes.
Designed in a 1940’s French-Moroccan style, this romantic inn sits on a natural mineral-water aquifer about 12 miles north of Palm Springs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Willows was built in 1924 as a home for New York attorney Samuel Untermyer, whose visitors here included Albert Einstein.
Set against the backdrop of the Santa Rosa Mountains, La Quinta Resort & Club was originally founded in 1926 as a desert playground for the Hollywood elite.
Check into this groovy, early 70s-inspired boutique hotel with a saltwater pool and 14 rooms kitted out in white lacquer, glass, chrome, and 500-thread-count sheets.
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.
The inn offers 27 holes of golf, fine dining at its Temet Grill, and spacious modern guest rooms.