Small Hotels Listing

Palm Springs is home to almost 80 extraordinary small boutique hotels of exceptional architectural & cultural diversity. From quaint inns and quietly secluded bungalows to hip and modern poolside-hangouts, they cater to the spectrum of Palm Springs travelers’ tastes.

Whether you want to disappear for a couple of days, or dive into the Palm Springs adventure of a lifetime, our visionary hoteliers make it their mission to get to know you and create a memorable stay in this distinctly fashionable desert oasis.

And as Palm Springs locals, they have dedicated themselves to creating a home away from home for you, infused with a sense of community.

Be Authentic. Stay Independent.


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Del Marcos Hotel

Del Marcos Hotel

Designed in 1947 by the famed desert architect William F. Cody, the Del Marcos Hotel is ideally located in the legendary Palm Springs historic hotel and shopping district and only 1 block from downtown Palm Springs. The backdrop of this classic 17 room hotel is the stunning San Jacinto Mountains. Enjoy the scenic bike and hiking trails or simply relax around the hotel’s serene, saltwater pool. The hotel offers guest rooms with private patios or balconies, to deluxe suites. A… Read More


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The Hacienda at Warm Sands

The Hacienda at Warm Sands

The Hacienda at Warm Sands is the longstanding favorite Palm Springs gay resort selected by discerning, ‘in the know’, experienced travelers, from all over the world.  The Hacienda has been consistently recognized in prominent mainstream and gay travel publications as the ‘best-of-the-best’, characterized by its distinguished facilities, beautifully lush tropical landscaped grounds, impressive physical setting with ever-changing 180 degree unobstructed views of the San Jacinto Mountains, and its market-leading reputation for uncompromised legendary personal services. The Hacienda at Warm Sands… Read More


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Sparrows Lodge

Sparrows Lodge

The History: Originally built as Castle’s Red Barn in 1951 by MGM actor Don Castle, it was one of the original resort getaways for Hollywood elite. Legend has it that iconic actress Elizabeth Montgomery had her first marriage at the Red Barn. The property also has had incarnations as Catalina Palms, El Rancho Lodge and now Sparrows Lodge. The Lodge was fully restored in 2013 and many of the original buildings are still in use with modern updates retaining the… Read More


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Descanso Resort

Descanso Resort

Unwind. Relax. Rest. Descanso Resort, a newly refurbished, completely reimagined men’s resort in Palm Springs, features spacious rooms accommodating the needs of discerning guests. A seamless blend of indoor/outdoor living, our casual refinement and welcoming Hollywood Modern vibe bring a fresh perspective to your next desert getaway. Read More


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Skylark Hotel

Skylark Hotel

A modern twist on a California 50’s classic, Skylark Hotel offers 28 uniquely styled rooms meticulously restored to the character of the mid-century era. Stay in the heart of Palm Springs just five miles from the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway while enjoying scenic views of the San Jacinto Mountains. At the Skylark you’ll also be treated to a complimentary hot breakfast, free parking, and free WiFi. Read More


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Arrive Palm Springs

Arrive Palm Springs

ARRIVE is a 32-room boutique hotel located in the Uptown Design District of Palm Springs. With a striking, landmark design that honors Palm Springs’ rich modernist legacy, ARRIVE immerses visitors and locals in the style, tastes, and lifestyle that define this desert playground. The uniquely-furnished hotel rooms, 16 of which feature private patios with fireplaces, are filled with natural light from clerestory windows that offer stunning mountain views. The large central pool area boasts private cabanas, a bocce court and… Read More


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Azure Sky

Azure Sky

Coming soon to Palm Springs: Azure Sky, a 14-room luxury boutique hotel. Originally built in 1959, Azure Sky’s new owners, Acme Hospitality and Eastern Real Estate, have restored the property with integrity, bringing in vintage lighting and custom woodwork that harkens back to the hotel’s early days. Most of Azure Sky’s rooms have private patios with hammocks and kitchenettes, and all come equipped with built-in beds, stone tile flooring, and mid-century modern inspired design accents. Inside the impressive lobby, guests… Read More


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Hotel El Cid

Hotel El Cid

Enjoy frozen Negronis around the fire pit. Read an embarrassingly cheesy novel in the hammock. Or just kick back beside our 40-foot commercial-size pool with its four brand new cabanas (including a dining tent). Surrounded by walls and tall hedges, you’ll be far from the crowds–but just a short stroll from downtown Palm Springs. We designed El Cid to be a different kind of hotel—one shaped by our own luxury travel experiences. Over the years, the things we’ve come to… Read More


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The Weekend Palm Springs

The Weekend Palm Springs

The Weekend is a small mid-century modern luxury boutique hotel located in the center of the celebrity studded Old Las Palmas neighborhood. Originally built in the 1960’s it has just now undergone a multimillion dollar renovation, turning it into one of Palm Springs most exclusive accommodations. Upon entering you are transported to a chic and timeless space, that while modern, is rooted in the mid century 60’s ethos that made Palm Springs the stylish getaway for Hollywood’s elite. Read More


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Inn at Palm Springs

Inn at Palm Springs

Studios to a King Suite, all rooms have tile or hardwood floors and open up to fresh air. Fantastic Location + New Ownership! Situated just off Hwy 111 and nestled between the prestigious Little Tuscany area, the Uptown Design District, and the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, the Inn at Palm Springs, has been a favorite spot for local and global travelers. From couples, small families, and hikers, to those looking for a quick trip to Joshua Tree National Park, the… Read More


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