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.

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Yara Hotel

Yara Hotel

Welcome to the Yara Hotel. A 10-room boutique desert oasis nestled beneath the San Jacinto in the heart of Palm Springs, California. Revived and re-designed, this Spanish-style hotel has emerged into a serene retreat for slow living. Inspired by the natural beauty of the desert, the Yara Hotel creates a far-away feel with intentional details reminiscent of the Mediterranean. Get away for a rejuvenating stay, a quaint gathering, and a memorable time with those close to you. Book one room… Read More


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Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn

Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn

Romance, luxury and privacy await you at the Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn. Complimentary amenities included as part of each stay at the Willows include daily three-course gourmet breakfast, wi-fi, parking, evening wine and hors d’oeuvres, evening turn-down service and the Willows never charges a resort fee. Built in 1924, the Willows was the winter estate of Samuel Untermyer, a renowned New York attorney. Now a luxury boutique hotel nestled against the mountainside yet located just two blocks from Palm… Read More


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Vista Grande Resort

Vista Grande Resort

The Vista Grande began in 1984 becoming the first gay clothing optional motel in Palm Springs.  We had seven guest rooms, an appreciation for the company of men, and business was transacted in the nude on a pay phone by the pool.  Thirty-five years later the mission remains the same, provide a testosterone charged atmosphere that really makes you feel alive. The small unassuming wooden door at the entrance belies a sprawling private land of lush gardens, hummingbirds, waterfalls, and… Read More


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Villa Royale

Villa Royale

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


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The Three Ten Hotel

The Three Ten Hotel

The Three Ten Hotel is your home away from home At The Three Ten Hotel, you have the run of the place. That’s because this recently renovated and remodeled mid-century modern property is rented out to just one group at a time, making it the perfect spot for a family reunion, bachelorette weekend, or small retreat. The gated hotel’s seven rooms are all brightly decorated, and have queen-sized beds, kitchenettes, full bathrooms, and patios. There is also an arcade/game room… Read More


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The Muse Hotel Palm Springs

The Muse Hotel Palm Springs

Looking for a convenient escape from the hustle and bustle of life in Southern California? The newly opened Muse Hotel in the heart of Palm Springs is just for you. Recently engaged owners Greg Williams and Maggie Vineyard decided purchasing their first hotel would be an exciting venture as they begin their new life together. Greg, a full-time musician, and Maggie, an Airbnb host and seasoned real estate professional, are both natural hosts. Fueled by their mutual passion for real… Read More


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Spirit of Sofia

Spirit of Sofia

Spirit of Sofia’s poolside adventure is the most Palm Springiest experience in all of Palm Springs! Located in downtown Palm Springs, Spirit of Sofia is framed by the backdrop of mountains, palm trees, and mid-century modern homes. Step outside your room/cabana and right into the pool. Spirit of Sofia has it all with a heated pool, hot tub, grill, outdoor dining, poolside seating, floaties, neon signs, bright colors, rainbows, road bikes, and even a life-size chess board! 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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Musicland Palm Springs

Musicland Palm Springs

Offering four distinct room types for every traveler and occasion. Come experience over 350 days of sunshine and desert living. You will see why so many famous and not so famous have called Palm Springs home. Minutes to the heart of Palm Springs. Enjoy stunning views of the San Jacinto mountains throughout the grounds. A short drive from Palm Springs airport and conveniently located along famous Palm Canyon Drive. Guests have access to the entire beautiful Coachella valley and other… Read More


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Limón Palm Springs

Limón Palm Springs

Limón Palm Springs is all about the luxe life Limón Palm Springs knows how to impress. It starts even before guests arrive at this luxury boutique hotel. Limón is reserved by just one group at a time, and the property’s “celebration specialists” will help with everything from reserving transportation and golf tee-times to hiring a gourmet chef to make a delicious meal onsite. Once at the property, guests are greeted with a charcuterie board, featuring locally-sourced ingredients, plus chilled bottles… Read More


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