Boutiquely Palm Springs

If you love staying at independently-owned small hotels, you’ll adore Boutiquely Palm Springs. 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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5 Don’t-Miss Events in Palm Springs: February 2020

February is full of fun happenings in Palm Springs! Tour de Palm Springs    2/7 - 2/8 The Tour de Palm Springs cycling event is back for its 22nd year, raising money for nonprofit organizations in the Coachella Valley. The event…
INNdulge Hotel
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Take full advantage of being on vacation

The name says it all. At INNdulge, guests take full advantage of being on vacation, relaxing in the saltwater pool and 12-man jacuzzi and reveling in the property’s gardens. This clothing optional gay men’s resort in the Warm Sands neighborhood…
Sparrows Lodge pool
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Instagram-able Palm Springs Small Hotels: Sparrows Lodge

We’re back with the next feature in our series on Instagram-able small hotels in Palm Springs, featuring the rustic chic Sparrows Lodge. Originally built in 1952 as Castle’s Red Barn by MGM actor Don Castle, the property was a popular…
BelleVue Oasis pool
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A stunning oasis in Tahquitz River Estates

With its tropical courtyard and mature palms, BelleVue Oasis is a hidden paradise in Palm Springs. A mid-century modern property dating back to the 1950s, BelleVue Oasis officially opened for business in September 2019. Formerly Escape Resort,…
The Wesley is essentially a gated community, ensuring privacy
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Where low-key meets mid-century

The Wesley is all about the fun. From giant Jenga and Connect 4 to the splashworthy courtyard pool, guests make memories here that will last forever. The Wesley is a mid-century modern micro resort, where the flats are fully-stocked and…
The Aloha Hotel is a woman-owned property in the Tahquitz River Estates
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Nostalgia and comfort collide at the Aloha Hotel

The Aloha Hotel embraces its vintage vibes. Built in 1947, this Tahquitz River Estates property has 11 poolside rooms containing original furniture and decor (don't worry — the mattresses are new!). A visit to the Aloha Hotel is a step…
Boutiquely Palm Springs - Alcazar
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Boutiquely Palm Springs: Video Tour of the Alcazar Palm Springs

An Art District uptown favorite, The Alcazar Palm Springs is ideally located in walking distance to just about everything fabulous!  Enjoy this video tour with founder Tara Lazar Alcazar and General manager, Robert Hunt.
Chaps Inn caters to the gay leather and bear communities
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Where comfort and privacy meet

The Chaps Inn offers comfort and relaxation in a secluded environment. Stuart and Ian have owned the resort for almost 20 years, coming to Palm Springs from the UK. "We had nothing to do with the hotel business at all, we just went…
Red Carpet Run

6 Don’t-Miss Events in Palm Springs: January 2020

Start the new year off with some fun events in Palm Springs! Artwalk at the Backstreet Art District     1/1 On the first Wednesday of each month, the galleries of the Backstreet Art District in South Palm Springs open their doors for…
L'Horizon Pool and mountains - Jeff Mindell
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Instagram-able Palm Springs Small Hotels: L’Horizon Resort & Spa

Next up in our series of articles on the most Instagram-worthy small hotels in Palm Springs is L’Horizon Resort & Spa. In 1952, Jack Wrather, producer of Lassie and The Lone Ranger, wanted a desert retreat for himself and his Hollywood…