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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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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Korakia Pensione

Korakia Pensione

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


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Old Ranch Inn

Old Ranch Inn

In the spirit of the ‘old west’, the heritage of Palm Springs awaits you at Old Ranch Inn. Old Ranch Inn sits in the heart of the historic Tennis Club area and is steps away from the downtown Palm Springs village. The Tennis Club area has a long and fascinating history with Hollywood celebrities, politicians, statesmen, and infamous world travelers who made Palm Springs their personal desert hideaway. The eight-suite property is completely walled and gated for your privacy. The property is centered around the pool, which is… 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 Marley Palm Springs

The Marley Palm Springs

The Marley Palm Springs isn’t like every other hotel. In fact, it isn’t like any other hotel. After all, we designed it to meet the specific needs of one select group at a time. So you and your friends can relax like Hollywood royalty—without a stranger in sight. Built in the late 1950s by the renowned Alexander Company, The Marley offers 9 bedrooms and 9 full baths, with sleeping accommodations for up to 22 guests. You’ll find amenities like a… Read More


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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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The Cole Hotel

The Cole Hotel

Please join us in celebrating the return of a midcentury gem at the portal to Palm Springs.  This 30 room boutique hotel boasting a new restaurant and bar is open to guests now, but will be hosting the official unveiling of the Cole Hotel (formerly the Bahama Hotel) on March 13th.  This classic midcentury masterpiece recently underwent a sympathetic and painstaking rehabilitation by new owner Mark Weis with the help of general manager David Smith, project manager Mat Rogers and… Read More


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Alcazar Palm Springs

Alcazar Palm Springs

Bring: your pajamas Don’t miss: the complimentary espresso, coffee and pastries from Cheeky’s. Alcazar Palm Springs opened in 2011, just north of Downtown Palm Springs in the Uptown Design District. We’re a 34-room boutique hotel and we manage to stay cool, modern & sleek despite Palm Springs’ often upwards of 90-degree heat. Sleep in with us and luxuriate in imported Italian linens. Enjoy private patios, mountain views, wireless internet, Townie Bikes and complimentary coffee/espresso and fresh Pastries from Cheeky’s. And… Read More


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Ingleside Inn

Ingleside Inn

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


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