Palm Springs Area
Hotels in Palm Springs Area
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.
This 14-acre resort filled with gardens and quiet indoor-outdoor spaces has been a desert resort for celebrities and the jet set crowd since the 1960’s. Rooms give a nod to contemporary design, and include all-white, four-poster beds.
This 40-acre ranch estate and equestrian center looks almost exactly the same as when Merv Griffin lived here, with photos of the star alongside musicians, actors, and presidents.
The Willows was built in 1924 as a home for New York attorney Samuel Untermyer, whose visitors here included Albert Einstein.
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.
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.