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.
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
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
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
Come float with us! At Float Hotel Palm Springs, guests can spend all the time they want soaking up the sun in the gorgeous pool. When it’s time to cool off, head to the cabanas to play billiards or relax in a lounge chair. The spacious and well-appointed rooms are all air conditioned, and come with comfortable beds and smart TVs. Most also have sofas and either full kitchens or kitchenettes, plus private outdoor spaces. Built in the 1950s, Float… Read More
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
Magnificent desert oasis conveniently located just 5 minutes from beautiful Downtown Palm Springs. This charming and classic 1950’s property offers spectacular views of San Jacinto Mountains and features luscious green palm tree-filled landscapes that surround our turquoise blue private pool and jacuzzi. Our resort was recently updated with a nostalgic mid-century modern ambience, high vaulted ceilings and many new bathrooms. BelleVue Oasis is a wonderful and quiet retreat for those seeking relaxation but still close to all the action. Our… Read More
Hotel California Palm Springs
Welcome to the Hotel California, a quiet escape nestled along the base of the San Jacinto Mountains in the Southern California desert of Palm Springs. This classic California Spanish Mission boutique hotel provides just the right amount of rustic charm and romance. Comfortable rooms and suites surround a sparkling pool and spa amid a lush courtyard with spectacular mountain views. Whether you spend a tranquil day around the pool or take a complimentary bicycle to explore the city, Hotel California… Read More
Considered by many to be one of the premier gay boutique hotels in in Palm Springs. At this swimsuit-optional paradise, Santiago guests enjoy an outdoor spa and shower, the largest pool of any gay resort in Palm Springs, meticulously landscaped grounds with two-man rope hammocks, a mist cooling system, fast wi-fi, and breathtaking mountain views. Santiago also offers free breakfast, poolside lunch, and all-day refreshments served in the cantina. Santiago’s 24 rooms feature flat-screen TVs, luxury bath products, king or… Read More
Orbit In Hotel
Embrace the Palm Springs modern vibe and leave your worries behind as you lounge in luxurious mid-century style. Surrender to a vacation lifestyle once reserved for the rich and famous, where warm skies and pleasant surroundings slow down time. Breathtaking mountain views, poolside breakfast, cocktails, cruiser bikes, spa services, and many more unique amenities are all served up at a small boutique hotel called Orbit In where vintage modernism meets the 21st century. Read More
Located at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, in Downtown Palm Springs, Korakia offers a unique and seductive retreat from day to day reality. Comprised of a 1918 adobe, a 1924 bungalow and a 1930s villa, the property blends the charm of Southern European luxury with North African accents. Korakia (Greek for “crow”) has been crafted after a Mediterranean-style pensione, forgoing technology such as TVs, phones and clocks in favor of vintage books, board games and al fresco film… Read More