Palm Springs Area
Hotels in Palm Springs Area
Staying in the 19 Spanish revival casitas or 44 poolside rooms at the Borrego Ranch Resort, with its 42 acres of gardens and fountains, is like staying at a spa. Play the 18-hole Tom Fazio signature course or lounge on the rooftop deck at Morado Spa.
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.
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.
A cool, contemporary golf and tennis retreat near Joshua Tree National Park.
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.
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.
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.
Ace Hotel and Swim Club is located close to the mountains in Palm Springs. Earth-friendly renovations with recycled materials transformed the 1960's-era hotel into a bohemian-themed resort. The 180 rooms come with Wi-Fi and mood lighting, while some also have record players and vinyl records.
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.