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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Descanso Resort

Descanso Resort

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


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Skylark Hotel

Skylark Hotel

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


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Desert Hills Resort Hotel

Desert Hills Resort Hotel

The Desert Hills Resort Hotel in Palm Springs, snuggled up against the rugged San Jacinto Mountains. Built in 1956, it is situated in the tranquil Tennis Club district, a few blocks from downtown Palm Springs. The hotel retains the aura of years past, reminiscent of the original 1950s and ’60s mid-century modern design. The property’s 14 studios and one- and two-bedroom suites open to individual patios overlooking a lush, flower-filled courtyard and inviting pool and spa. Eleven rooms come with… Read More


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Drift Palm Springs

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 decor 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


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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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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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Arrive Palm Springs

Arrive Palm Springs

ARRIVE is a 32-room boutique hotel located in the Uptown Design District of Palm Springs. With a striking, landmark design that honors Palm Springs’ rich modernist legacy, ARRIVE immerses visitors and locals in the style, tastes, and lifestyle that define this desert playground. The uniquely-furnished hotel rooms, 16 of which feature private patios with fireplaces, are filled with natural light from clerestory windows that offer stunning mountain views. The large central pool area boasts private cabanas, a bocce court and… Read More


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The Monkey Tree Hotel

The Monkey Tree Hotel

The Monkey Tree Hotel is a private 16-room boutique hotel nestled against the backdrop of the gorgeous San Jacinto Mountains on a large one-acre property in North Palm Springs, California. Originally designed and built in 1960 by renowned modernist architect Albert Frey, the hotel re-opened in 2016, after a loving restoration by its current owners to its original mid-century modern design. A delicious homemade breakfast is served every morning and is included in the room price. Inside the expansive private courtyard are a large, heated… 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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El Mirasol Villas

El Mirasol Villas

A Clothing optional gay men’s resort. Walled and gated, the resort is in the Warm Sands area, only blocks away from downtown Palm Springs. Meandering garden path; two gorgeous pools; outdoor shower; a steam room; a large comfortable lanai with fireplace and rooms with private patios. Poolside luncheon, and free video library. Read More


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