The Independent Stay

If you love staying at independently-owned small hotels, you’ll adore The Independent Stay. From tips on what to do, see and eat in Palm Springs, to interviews with hoteliers, it’s the insider’s guide to everything great about Palm Springs and its iconic boutique hotels.

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Three Days in Palm Springs

Michael Green, owner of The Triangle Inn and president of Palm Springs Preferred Small Hotels, recently chatted with Big Blend Radio to spill on what it's like to run a hotel in one of the most exciting cities in California.

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The Triangle Inn's Michael Green tells all about what it's like to own a hotel in Palm Springs.

It's Time to Check in to These New and Reimagined Palm Springs Boutique Hotels

From The Weekend to the newly-expanded Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn, the hotel landscape of Palm Springs is changing.

There's never been a more exciting time to visit a Palm Springs boutique hotel, soaking up the sun and as much fun as possible.

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These hotels are making a splash in Palm Springs

Monkey Tree Hotel: Vintage Charm in Palm Springs

Blogger Debra Schroeder of Traveling Well for Less found herself captivated by the Albert Frey-designed Monkey Tree Hotel, with its mid-century modern architecture and fun vintage decor.

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You won't find monkeys here, but you will find an authentic mid-century modern hotel that was once a private paradise for Marilyn Monroe, Spencer Tracy, and the Beatles.

Azuñia Tequila & Azúcar Palm Springs Crafts Four-Course Pairing Dinner

Located in the heart of glamorous Palm Springs, Azúcar, the charming restaurant within the luxury boutique hotel, La Serena Villas, couples with the delicious, estate-crafted tequila, Azuñia tequila. For one evening, starting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, four tequila cocktails will be paired with carefully prepared dishes by the chefs at Azúcar. Read More

Azuñia is smooth, clean craft tequila with authentic flavor.

The Design That Launched a Career

He's been called the "Desert Maverick" who brought "Fifth Avenue to the desert," and the project that put him on the map was the Del Marcos Hotel.

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The lobby of the mid-century modern Del Marcos Hotel features vintage furnishings.

A Getaway Fit for Hollywood Royalty

Amin Casa dates back to the 1930s, when actress Gloria Swanson purchased the spectacular property and used it as a desert retreat, a place to go where she could escape the bright lights of Hollywood.

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Actress Gloria Swanson once lived at the grand Amin Casa.

Palm Springs Can’t Miss Summer Specials

The crowds are gone and the deals are hot.

If you can't get enough of the sun, there's no better place to spend the summer than in Palm Springs — and it's even better when you score a hot deal.

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Palm Springs Boutique Hotel Summer Specials

So Cal Restaurant Show Interviews Innkeeper Richard Slosky

Being an innkeeper at one of Palm Springs' most beloved hotels is a great way to make a living. La Maison's Richard Slosky recently appeared on the So Cal Restaurant Show to talk about why he opened the hotel with his wife, Cornelia Schuster, and what it's like to welcome guests from around the world to Palm Springs.

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La Maison's Richard Slosky chatted with the So Cal Restaurant Show to discuss the ins and outs of being a hotelier in Palm Springs.

New Boutique Hotels Make a Splash in Palm Springs

There's never been a more exciting time to visit a Palm Springs boutique hotel and cast off winter’s gloom.

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The Weekend Palm Springs is a delightful newly opened mid-century modern hotel.

Enter to Win Free Palm Springs Vacation

Everyone has an opinion and we want to know yours! So, tell us, what do you think of Palm Springs? Share your thoughts and you will be entered to win a Free Palm Springs Vacation.

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Share your opinion and be entered to win a Free Palm Springs Vacation