With its stunning setting in the Coachella Valley and array of world-class attractions such as the Aerial Tramway and the Living Desert Zoo, there are many reasons why you might choose to pay a visit to Palm Springs. If you are in need of a little extra encouragement, here are five Palm Springs hotels that will make you want to book an extra night – or three.
Garden Vista Hotel
Conveniently located along Highway 111, the Garden Vista Hotel offers an ideal setting for your Palm Springs stay. You will enjoy dramatic views of the surrounding landscape while being close enough to downtown Palm Springs to walk to many of the city’s attractions. Choose a deluxe room or a suite with one or two comfortable queen-sized beds. All rooms have comfortable amenities such as flat-screen TVs and refrigerators to make you feel right at home.
Ace Hotel and Swim Club
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Boasting stunning views of the San Jacinto Mountains, the Ace Hotel and Swim Club is a stylish mid-century hotel that will place you close to attractions such as the Palm Springs Art Museum and the Moorten Botanical Garden. When you are not busy seeing the sights, relax on the poolside patio or enjoy a meal in the on-site Kings Highway restaurant. Rooms feature amenities such as premium TV channels and luxury Rudy’s Barbershop toiletries.
Los Arboles Hotel
One of Palm Springs’ most popular boutique hotels, the Los Arboles hotel boasts a unique Mediterranean feel. Relax and make use of facilities such as an outdoor pool and comfortable lounge, or enjoy on-site indoor and outdoor dining at the El Mirasol Mexican restaurant. In your room, you will find that amenities include luxuries such as ultra-comfortable pillowtop mattresses and flat screen televisions with cable channels.
Movie Colony Hotel
One of the few hotels in Palm Springs to welcome only adults, the chic Movie Colony Hotel places you right in the heart of uptown Palm Springs. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool, relax in the hot tub while you admire the views of the nearby mountains, or sit and enjoy a drink on the tranquil rooftop terrace. When you are ready to explore, you will find an array of shopping, golfing, and cultural attractions nearby.
Andreas Hotel and Spa
The family friendly Andreas Hotel and Spa puts you in the center of downtown Palm Springs, bringing area attractions such as the Indian Canyons and the Palm Springs Art Museum within easy reach. All the rooms are stylishly decorated, but if it is a special occasion, book a suite to enjoy amenities such as a private patio, separate living area, and a whirlpool tub.
This is just a small handful of the Palm Springs hotels that will make you want to extend your California trip. For more hotel recommendations, visit Hipmunk.com. Perhaps you are a lifelong fan of the city and have your own favorite place to stay. Why not share your travel tips in the comments section below?