small boutique hotels in palm springs

Small Hotels of Palm Springs

Small ~ Friendly ~ Distinctive
With Something for Everyone!

A Diverse Collection of Palm Springs BEST Independently Owned & Operated Smaller Boutique Resorts and Hotels and Intimate Little Inns

We make finding that Perfect Little Hideaway a Virtual Snap!

Because Palm Springs smaller boutique resorts and hotels and intimate little inns are typically
hidden away within the city's many distinctive historic neighborhoods, most visitors are not aware
that so many of these great little gems even exist. All "SHoPS" partner properties are small intimate enclaves,
each offering their own unique distinctive architecture, setting, style and ambiance
and typically have fewer than fifty guestrooms, suites and/or villas each!
They're run by friendly knowledgeable owners & managers,
and attract their own uniquely distinctive clienteles.

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Inn at Palm Springs
Get Ready to Relax in Comfort
Inn at Palm Springs is an independently owned, dog-friendly 18-room hotel located in the Little Tuscany neighborhood of the Palm Springs Uptown Design District. The first hotel in town, just after the Palm Springs Visitor Center and world-famous Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, the Inn, has served as the gateway to Palm Springs since the 1950s. Comfortable, clean, and private, all 18 rooms have tile or hardwood floors, individual A/C and heating units, and open to fresh air. A favorite spot for local and global travelers, couples, small families, solo guests, and those traveling with their dogs, Inn at Palm Springs offers full hotel buy-outs for corporate meetings, retreats, and other private events.   18 guestrooms   $ - $$$$ 760-832-6003
Alcazar Palm Springs
Rest, Play, Eat and... Repeat!
Alcazar Palm Springs opened in 2011 and is located in the heart of Downtown Palm Springs uptown design district! This 34-room boutique hotel is warm, modern and sleek, featuring imported Italian Linens, flat screen TV’s, fireplaces, poolside patios and Mountain View’s. Current hotel amenities include Daily fresh pastries from Cheeky’s, Intelligentsia coffee, Townie Bikes, Business center and wireless internet throughout. Alcazar Palm Springs boasts two exquisite and highly acclaimed restaurants, outdoor cocktail lounge and entertainment all on one property.   34 guestrooms   $$$ 760-318-9850
The Weekend Palm Springs
A mid-century gem in Old Las Palmas
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 multi million 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. Each suite complete with living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and a private patio.   10 guestrooms   $$$$ - $$$$$ 760-673-7092
Los Arboles Hotel
Discover Your Dreams with Us
The brand new Mexican-inspired Los Arboles Hotel, located in the heart of Palm Springs at 784 North Indian Canyon Drive (entrance on East Via Altamira) with twenty-one stunning guestrooms and suites, dramatic mountain views, clear blue pools, sunny decks and private event spaces for up to 100 guests. Plus, Los Arboles Hotel's on-site restaurant El Mirasol Cocina Mexicana, a desert favorite for 26 years, can cater your special events, weddings, corporate retreats or any reason to gather and celebrate!   21 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 760-459-3605
Coyote Inn
The Coyote Inn is an exclusive Spanish mission style resort, fully walled and gated, offering the utmost in privacy. Our seven newly designed and completely renovated poolside suites offer every amenity for an unforgettable and one-of-a-kind adventure. Each suite comes equipped with full kitchens and dishwashers, raised bedside fireplaces, hardback mini-libraries and the patented Stellar-Vision system for sleeping under the stars. Each morning wake up to a spectacular mountain view from our luxurious 88 degree pool and tropical courtyard. You'll delight to the hauntingly fragrant blooms, playful hummingbirds, and the soothing sweet coos of the morning doves.   7 guestrooms   $$ - $$$$ 888-334-0633
The Andalusian Court
Another Place, Another Time
Andalusian Court has old world charm in a private, quaint, boutique setting. We invite you to come and experience and relax in the comfort of this historic Spanish Revival Inn. You will feel as if you have stepped back in time while strolling through the beauty of our Spanish Courtyard and Villas. We will provide you with our exceptional guest service, while allowing you the privacy that makes our property unique.   7 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 888-947-6667
The Monkey Tree Hotel
1960 designed Mid-Century Modern Hotel where you can kick back and enjoy the 60's era chill poolside vibe
The Monkey Tree Hotel is a 16-room boutique hotel which was designed by Albert Frey in 1960 and restored in 2016. The hotel offers a healthy house-made continental breakfast to guests every day as well as complimentary sangria in the afternoon. Come and relax in the area's only Scandanavian spa complete with whirlpool, dry sauna and a cold plunge. If you want to relax and hang out by the pool and listen to 60's era music while gazing out at the mountain view, this is the place for you. There are no resort fees.   16 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 760-322-6059
A Place In The Sun Garden Hotel
Feel like a pampered movie star from years past
Built in 1951 as a retreat for the production crew of the film classic "A Place in the Sun" (Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Cliff, Shelley Winters), this historic, mid-century desert oasis captures the essence of old Palm Springs like no other. Sixteen recently renovated single story bungalows, all with kitchens/kitchenettes & private walled patios. Enjoy lush fragrant gardens, or the private garden & grassy area of your own walled patio. Relax & Rejuvenate in our heated saltwater pool and soothingly hot jacuzzi. Or play on our professional, artificial turf putting green. Incredible mountain views and great south end location. A Place In The Sun is just a few minutes walk or drive from all the diverse shopping, dining & entertainment options found in the nearby downtown Village of Palm Springs. Pet friendly too!   16 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 800-779-2254
Triangle Inn
Where guests become friends
A Clothing optional gay men's resort. Romantic and relaxing or fun and frisky. At the Triangle Inn Palm Springs, the choice is yours. Our award-winning gay men's resort is a feast for all your senses, with a special flair for Southern (California) hospitality. So come on! Escape to the secluded privacy of our unique walled compound where clothing is always optional, and fun is a way of life! Discover our lush tropical gardens, sparkling swimming pool, soothing jacuzzi, large sundecks, and spectacular mountain views. Our goal is to make your visit be better than you ever imagined, different from the traditional hotel experience, and special - from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave. The Triangle Inn Palm Springs. Make Friends. Maybe More.   9 guestrooms   $ - $$ 760-322-7993
La Maison Palm Springs Hotel
Southern France in the Heart of Palm Springs
Imagine you are in the south of France and treat yourself to a stay at the La Maison Hotel, Palm Springs' Mediterranean style boutique hotel. Wake up to our continental breakfast of lavender scones, croissants and espresso. Enjoy our imported luxury linen and king or queen feather beds with down duvets; it's the perfect setting for that romantic getaway weekend or an extended stay to relax and rejuvenate. All guest rooms at La Maison overlook the pool and lush gardens and feature flat screen TVs and Wi-Fi. You will also appreciate the privacy of walled and gated grounds while you lounge by the large 40' heated swimming pool or soak in the hot Jacuzzi. Join us poolside for our complimentary wine and beer. Feel free to grill those steaks on our outdoor gas BBQ or go exploring on one of our cruiser bicycles. Ideally located in the wind-free area of Palm Springs near downtown's fine dining, casinos and all desert recreational activities, La Maison offers you the charm of southern France in the heart of Palm Springs.   13 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 855-699-1600
Palm Springs Rendezvous
Where delicious food and amazing service doesn't cost extra!
When you pass through the frosted glass doors you step back in time to a place where everyday stress just melts away. Included every day are free full breakfast, free parking, free wi-fi, and great service. Hang out by the pool or in the hot tub and enjoy the sounds of Frank, Dean, and Elvis as you relax and feel the tension melt away.   10 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 760-320-1178
Amin Casa
Historical Inn Residence and Bungalows - Central City Center
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 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 premiere and most sought-after accommodation at Amin Casa is the original residence of Gloria Swanson encompassing a grand and elegant living space with two bedrooms and two baths.   7 guestrooms   $$ - $$$$$ 760-507-1301

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