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.
Art Hotel: Palm Springs
The Art Hotel is the most colorful spot in town. This vibrant 1960 mid-century modern boutique hotel was carefully restored by its new owners, husband and wife team Jerry and Tracy Turco, and designed entirely by Tracy. The hotel’s eight rooms are all fully air conditioned and surround the central swimming pool, and the property lives up to its name — the works of local artists are on display across the grounds, and New York City street artist Damon Johnson… Read More
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
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
The Tiki Hotel was just lovingly restored by new owners Tracy and Jerry Turco, but is still a glorious throwback to the 1960s. Originally built in 1961, the Turcos renovated and reopened this 11-room boutique hotel in 2021. There is Polynesian theming and tiki memorabilia throughout the property, with ukuleles in every room. Tracy carefully selected — and in some cases, designed — the wallpaper, bedding, and other style elements, and the bathrooms all have new tile in the showers… Read More
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
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 heated pool, hot tub, grill, outdoor dining, overflowing with poolside seating, floaties, neon signs, bright colors, rainbows, road bikes, and even a life-size chess board! Read More
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
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
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
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 will be able to enjoy a drink in the premium cocktail bar,… Read More