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.
Built in 1947, Villa Royale emerged in Palm Springs during a period of Post-World War II development in the Coachella Valley. Adding a small pool of guestrooms to the south end of Palm Springs alongside the Deep Well Guest Ranch and Smoke Tree Ranch, Villa Royale was an early small hotel in south Palm Springs. Owned and managed by a woman by the name of Evelyn Pell, family lore has it that the California ranch-style hotel took its name from… Read More
Drift Palm Springs
Nestled in the heart of downtown Palm Springs, Drift is an industrial chic boutique hotel made for the modern traveler near the city’s most popular attractions. The hotel balances Palm Springs’ mid-century modern flair and the Drift brand’s Baja roots through colors reflective of the Californian desert, contemporary architecture and décor sourced by Mexican and Californian artisans. Located a few steps away from the city’s main street, the hotel features a resort-style pool with private cabanas, a rooftop with San… Read More
Twin Palms Resort
Located in the historic Twin Palms neighborhood, this completely renovated mid-century modern property boasts 20 rooms with luxurious baths, contemporary furnishings, and unparalleled mountain views. Outside your room, a modern patio waits for you, and just steps away is the desert’s newest pool and spa, designed especially for true sun worshipers. And of course, swimsuits are optional. Read More
Desert Paradise Resort Hotel
The award winning – clothing optional gay men’s resort. The very center of Gay Warm Sands, 14 poolside rooms and suites. Great continental breakfast, large saltwater pool and spa. New steam and sauna rooms, magnificently maintained garden and hotel. Romantic fire pit and outdoor shower garden for special times. Fall in love again and again in Paradise, your home away from home. True Paradise in the desert, Desert Paradise of Warm Sands. Read More
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
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
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
Les Cactus Palm Springs
Les Cactus Palm Springs, named after the 60s French rock n’ roll hit by Jacques Dutronc, brings to life an “Airbnb-meets-hotel’ experience to the desert. The historic 1930’s property has been refreshed under the direction of up-and-coming LA-based hotelier Matthew Kurtz in partnership with local Palm Springs hoteliers Richard Crisman and Jeff Brock. Together they deliver a whimsical boutique hotel with minimalistic yet chic design and approachable service – all at an affordable price point. The pet-friendly hotel boasts a… Read More
Triangle Inn Palm Springs
A Clothing optional gay men’s resort. Romantic and relaxing or fun and frisky. At the Triangle Inn Palm Springs, the choice is yours. Our award-winning gay men’s resort is a feast for all your senses, with a special flair for Southern (California) hospitality. So come on! Escape to the secluded privacy of our unique walled compound where clothing is always optional, and fun is a way of life! Discover our lush tropical gardens, sparkling swimming pool, soothing jacuzzi, large sundecks, and… Read More
The Ingleside Inn & Melvyn’s Restaurant has been featured as One of the Top Ten by Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous. Fashioned from a gracious estate, The Ingleside Inn is an official Palm Springs Historic Landmark. The inn is quiet and secluded but within one block of the heart of Palm Springs. Five minutes to shopping, Convention, Desert Museum and the Palm Springs Airport. The 30 room, 2 acre property offers luxury lodging and suite accommodations that recall the… Read More