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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Visit Palm Springs with Care

Guidelines for Palm Springs Visitors With temperatures in the 70s and the sun shining brightly, we are welcoming visitors who need to travel for essential reasons. There are restrictions you need to aware of as of December 11, 2020. According…
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How California’s stay-at-home order applies to Palm Springs

Under California's current stay-at-home order, hotels in Southern California — including those in Palm Springs — are only open to "essential workers" or people who are quarantining due to COVID-19 exposure. No leisure traveling should be…
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Hotel Alcazar in Palm Springs Offers the Perfect Escape

As fall arrives and with winter approaching rapidly, one’s thoughts often turn to places in the sun. With an average of 269 days of sunlight every year, Palm Springs is a sound choice. With a perfect combination of ambiance, amenities,…
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Morning Bike Rides in Palm Springs are Sublime

In the desert, one of the best times to take the bikes out is early in the day. And many boutique hotels offer free loaner bikes to make it super easy for you to get around town or explore the canyons before the sun is high. If you want to…
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Stargazing the Desert Nights

By:  Kent Taylor There are three spectacular ways to stargaze--all within an hour of Palm Springs. Two International Dark Sky Parks (Joshua Tree National Park and Borrego Springs) are located within an hour's drive from Palm Springs and…
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Check out the Palm Springs Windmills with a Driving Tour

When you fly or drive into Palm Springs from the West, you cannot miss the sudden, dramatic appearance of hundreds of windmills. To be exact, 2200 at this writing. Few people know that it is possible to take a tour of this windmill farm. Standing…

Southwest, Allegiant, Alaska, and JetBlue to launch new nonstop flights to and from Palm Springs

It will soon be easier than ever for people around the country to fly into Palm Springs. Southwest Airlines announced earlier this month that it will launch year-round service through Palm Springs International Airport later this year. The…
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Road Tripping Safely to Palm Springs

How to Travel Safely by Car Not since the days of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnez’ road trip to California and when the Hollywood stars like Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe traveled to Palm Springs have road trips been so popular. This is the…
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Why work from home when you can work from a Palm Springs boutique hotel?

Say goodbye to your home office and hello to Palm Springs For those who have been working from home for months now, a change of scenery is in order — and the best views are in Palm Springs. Since Palm Springs Preferred Small Hotels — a…
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The Inn at Palm Springs: It’s all about timing

Paul Kurdian and Sam McDermott started their married life off with a bang. While they were dating, the couple imagined one day starting a business together, and the opportunity arrived on the morning after their wedding. "On our way to…