Sometimes you just want to safely be yourself. Hang out poolside with friends. Relax and escape. Enjoy the night life. From the bearlicious to the salacious, fit for a queen or perfectly serene, you’ll find an extraordinary concentration of jaw-dropping, gorgeous culturally queer resorts in Palm Springs.

Some of these small hotels are perfect for parties, while others are designed for long, quiet escapes. But no matter your predilection, you’ll understand why Palm Springs has been a desirable destination for the LGTBQ community and allies alike for more than five decades.

The below collection of Palm Springs boutique hotels and resorts cater to gay men and each one of them has got your stay.

The Desert Hills Resort Hotel, 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 1950’s and 60’s 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. 11 rooms with complete kitchens, complimentary cruiser bikes, Luxurious cashmere bedding and robes, WiFi Internet in rooms and courtyard, plus a complimentary breakfast.

The Three Fifty Hotel is a ten-room boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs. Designed in 1950 by famed architect Herbert W. Burns, the mid-century modern gem was fully renovated in 2017 and designed with a minimalist style in keeping with its architecture.

It’s an ideal location for couples or friends vacationing, relaxing by the pool and spa, or chilling out in the oversized guest rooms. Our spacious accommodations are well-appointed offering King and Queen beds, flat screens televisions, off-street parking and free wireless connections. The Deluxe and One Bedrooms Suites are supplied with well-equipped kitchenettes.

Situated in the quiet Historic Tennis Club area, the property is a stride away to the best restaurants, shops, hiking trails, and museums that the resort city of Palm Springs offers.

Embrace the Palm Springs modern vibe and leave your worries behind as you lounge in luxurious mid-century style. Surrender to a vacation lifestyle once reserved for the rich and famous, where warm skies and pleasant surroundings slow down time.

Breathtaking mountain views, poolside breakfast, cocktails, cruiser bikes, spa services, and many more unique amenities are all served up at a small boutique hotel called Orbit In where vintage modernism meets the 21st century.

L’Horizon Palm Springs, A Leading Hotel of the World, brings back the glamour of Hollywood’s golden age through its unique design esthetic by renowned designer Steve Hermann. The 1950’s gem served as a playground for Hollywood A-Lister’s and U. S. Presidents alike.

Now, redeveloped as a luxury resort, we boast true exclusivity nestled within intimate spaces on 3 acres of gorgeous manicured desert grounds.  Our 25 guestrooms are custom designed to emulate luxurious private residences with hand selected materials and finishes. The dramatic mountain backdrop frames the imaginatively designed landscapes to create a striking setting found only at L’Horizon Resort and Spa.

Desert Riviera is a truly relaxing and enjoyable vacation spot or weekend getaway; small and quaint with 11 spacious guest rooms surrounding our beautiful grounds with a stunning view of the San Jacinto Mountains. Our Palm Springs hotel, in California’s Coachella Valley, was built in 1951 and has been updated and redecorated to keep its mid-century style; it has been brightened up with enchanting citrus-like colors to achieve a fresh garden feel. Some of our amenities include FREE airport transportation, complementary bicycles,  a year-round 90 degree heated pool, a whirlpool Jacuzzi, cozy conversation fire pits, outdoor gas BBQ grills, and romantic evening lighting among the palms and much, much more… Walk through our red door to experience what all the chatter is about!

Located just steps from downtown Palm Springs, Los Arboles Hotel’s new 21 rooms and suites offer guests amenities normally found only in larger properties.  Seek out the Summer sunshine on our rooftop deck, immerse yourself in our courtyard pool and hot tub or simply let the day melt away while enjoying delicious authentic Mexican foods right on your patio!  Room Service, is available as well as a smile at every turn.  Join us at Los Arboles Hotel and ‘Discover your Dreams Here’!

Amin Casa Palm Springs is an iconic hotel brilliantly reinvented for the 21st century, where the glamour of 88 years of history sparkles with a new luster.

Welcome to the Exclusive and Private World of Amin Casa. Embodying the luxury of life in Palm Springs, this impressive property originally included the main residence and guest house. The garden compound dated to the 1920’s and ’30’s and was once the Palm Springs home of Hollywood screen legend and award-winning actress Gloria Swanson. And yes, it has been rumored that “Joe Kennedy slept here.”

Superbly planned and scaled gardens, Amin Casa provides a stunning setting for a memorable and relaxing stay.  This beautiful resort has four private bungalows, each with one-bedroom and a full kitchen.  Also available is a pool studio suite with an efficiency kitchenette and it overlooks the pool area.

The premier and most sought-after accommodation at Amin Casa is the original and historic residence of Gloria Swanson encompassing a grand and elegant living space with two bedrooms and two baths.

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On property, guests will find the relaxing, club-like ambiance and genuine, heartfelt hospitality they have come to treasure – presented in a glowing new environment of unequaled elegance and beauty envisioned by Amin Casa Palm Springs.

Explore the cultivated grounds as you will join a select, sociable circle of interesting, accomplished travelers, with whom you will share a casual conversation, lighthearted laugh and fascinating discoveries in the days to come.

For the traditional and same-sex couples seeking pure elegance in a wedding venue, Amin Casa Palm Springs offers a glamorous air of romance that promises perfection in every detail. The exclusive residential and historic feel of Amin Casa lends an intimate ambiance whether your wedding takes place in the original and historic residence of Gloria Swanson, the West Lawn, or under the stars with the majestic San Jacinto Mountain providing a grand backdrop.

A jewel among historic boutique hotels, Amin Casa Palm Springs, is your home away from home.

Consider Amin Casa for your Wedding

The Weekend is a small mid-century modern luxury boutique hotel located in the center of the celebrity studded Old Las Palmas neighborhood. Originally built in the 1960’s it has just now undergone a multimillion dollar renovation, turning it into one of Palm Springs most exclusive accommodations. Upon entering you are transported to a chic and timeless space, that while modern, is rooted in the mid century 60’s ethos that made Palm Springs the stylish getaway for Hollywood’s elite.

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 did we mention that Cheeky’s and Birba are right next door, so we’ve got you covered for delicious meals, an outdoor cocktail lounge and Entertainment, too? You’ll want a reservation but I can see the phone’s already in your hand…

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 Canyon Drive, the Willows welcomes guests from around the globe. The villa has been meticulously restored to its original grandeur, refinement and elegance. The eight individually designed and furnished guest rooms feature antique furniture, sumptuous linens and luxurious baths. Some rooms offer fireplaces, private patios or balconies. Enjoy mountain or garden vistas throughout the hotel and grounds. Striking architecture, frescoed ceilings and the mountain waterfall that spills into a pool adjoining the dining room combine to create a comfortable and luxurious retreat just steps from Palm Canyon Drive. These unique features delighted past  distinguished visitors such as Marion Davies, Clark Gable, Carole  Lombard, Shirley Temple and Albert Einstein. Now you too can experience the accommodations enjoyed by these luminaries.  Visit our website to view and select YOUR favorite room. To ensure privacy of its guests, the hotel and grounds are open only to registered guests. The entire property may be reserved for the ultimate in privacy and luxury.
For special events and occasions, we invite you to learn about our sister property, the O’Donnell House, overlooking the city and adjoining the grounds of Willows.