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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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
BelleVue Oasis
An Oasis in the Desert
Magnificent desert oasis conveniently located just 5 minutes from beautiful Downtown Palm Springs. This charming and classic 1950's property offers spectacular views of San Jacinto Mountains and features luscious green palm tree-filled landscapes that surround our turquoise blue private pool and jacuzzi. BelleVue Oasis is a wonderful and quiet retreat for those seeking relaxation but still close to all the action. Our rooms are appointed for your comfort and convenience. Whether you need a full kitchenette for a long stay, or simply accommodation for a short weekend, we have you covered! You'll find this oasis to be the perfect desert escape. We hope it'll quickly become one of your favorite lodgings in our favorite destination!   10 guestrooms    760-424-2003
The Hacienda at Warm Sands
LUXlife Magazine's Award: "The Best LGBTQ Resort Hotel in North America"
A small super-deluxe smoke free resort with a gay male clientele. All suites (500 to 850 square feet) except for one room. Two pools, fireplaces, plantation shutters, plush linens, L'Occitane toiletries, dedicated secure WIFI and exceptional personal service. A staff to guest room ratio of one-to-one. Breathtaking mountain views and quiet location. Expanded European continental breakfast and catered lunch included in rates. In-suite massage services arranged. This is where you belong...   10 guestrooms    - 760-327-8111
Old Ranch Inn
A Boutique Hotel in Palm Springs With Historic Roots
In the spirit of the "old west," the heritage of Palm Springs awaits you at Old Ranch Inn. Old Ranch Inn sits in the heart of the historic Tennis Club area and is steps away from the downtown Palm Springs village. The Tennis Club area has a long and fascinating history with Hollywood celebrities, politicians, statesmen, and infamous world travelers who made Palm Springs their personal desert hideaway. The eight-suite property is completely walled and gated for your privacy. The property is centered around the pool, which is heated to 88 degrees. Today, when you and your well-behaved dog check in to Old Ranch Inn, you'll discover an intimate hideaway to call your very own.   8 guestrooms    - 760-778-8900
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   $$$$ - $$$$$ 760-303-4162
INNdulge Palm Springs
The Name Says It All
At INNdulge, guests take full advantage of being on vacation, relaxing in the saltwater pool and 12-man jacuzzi and reveling in the property's gardens. This clothing optional gay men's resort in the Warm Sands neighborhood is a mid-century modern hotel built in 1958, with 24 rooms. An expanded continental breakfast is served in the morning, and an evening social hour and weekend pool parties bring guests together. Visitors enjoy "the social aspect of staying with other like-minded gay men."   24 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 760-327-1408
A Place In The Sun Garden Hotel
Feel like a pampered movie star from years past
Built in 1951 as a retreat for the production crew of the film classic "A Place in the Sun" (Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Cliff, Shelley Winters), this historic, mid-century desert oasis captures the essence of old Palm Springs like no other. Sixteen recently renovated single story bungalows, all with kitchens/kitchenettes & private walled patios. Enjoy lush fragrant gardens, or the private garden & grassy area of your own walled patio. Relax & Rejuvenate in our heated saltwater pool and soothingly hot jacuzzi. Or play on our professional, artificial turf putting green. Incredible mountain views and great south end location. A Place In The Sun is just a few minutes walk or drive from all the diverse shopping, dining & entertainment options found in the nearby downtown Village of Palm Springs. Pet friendly too!   16 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 800-779-2254
Coyote Inn
The Coyote Inn is an exclusive Spanish mission style resort, fully walled and gated, offering the utmost in privacy. Our seven newly designed and completely renovated poolside suites offer every amenity for an unforgettable and one-of-a-kind adventure. Each suite comes equipped with full kitchens and dishwashers, raised bedside fireplaces, hardback mini-libraries and the patented Stellar-Vision system for sleeping under the stars. Each morning wake up to a spectacular mountain view from our luxurious 88 degree pool and tropical courtyard. You'll delight to the hauntingly fragrant blooms, playful hummingbirds, and the soothing sweet coos of the morning doves.   7 guestrooms   $$ - $$$$ 888-334-0633
The Andalusian Court
Another Place, Another Time
Andalusian Court has old world charm in a private, quaint, boutique setting. We invite you to come and experience and relax in the comfort of this historic Spanish Revival Inn. You will feel as if you have stepped back in time while strolling through the beauty of our Spanish Courtyard and Villas. We will provide you with our exceptional guest service, while allowing you the privacy that makes our property unique.   7 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 888-947-6667
Inn at Palm Springs
Get Ready to Relax in Comfort
Inn at Palm Springs is an independently owned, dog-friendly 18-room hotel located in the Little Tuscany neighborhood of the Palm Springs Uptown Design District. The first hotel in town, just after the Palm Springs Visitor Center and world-famous Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, the Inn, has served as the gateway to Palm Springs since the 1950s. Comfortable, clean, and private, all 18 rooms have tile or hardwood floors, individual A/C and heating units, and open to fresh air. A favorite spot for local and global travelers, couples, small families, solo guests, and those traveling with their dogs, Inn at Palm Springs offers full hotel buy-outs for corporate meetings, retreats, and other private events.   18 guestrooms   $ - $$$$ 760-832-6003
Palm Springs Rendezvous
Where delicious food and amazing service doesn't cost extra!
When you pass through the frosted glass doors you step back in time to a place where everyday stress just melts away. Included every day are free full breakfast, free parking, free wi-fi, and great service. Hang out by the pool or in the hot tub and enjoy the sounds of Frank, Dean, and Elvis as you relax and feel the tension melt away.   10 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 760-320-1178
Alcazar Palm Springs
Rest, Play, Eat and... Repeat!
Alcazar Palm Springs opened in 2011 and is located in the heart of Downtown Palm Springs uptown design district! This 34-room boutique hotel is warm, modern and sleek, featuring imported Italian Linens, flat screen TVs, fireplaces, poolside patios and Mountain Views. Current hotel amenities include Daily fresh pastries from Cheeky's, Intelligentsia coffee, Townie Bikes, Business center and wireless internet throughout. Alcazar Palm Springs boasts two exquisite and highly acclaimed restaurants, outdoor cocktail lounge and entertainment all on one property.   34 guestrooms   $$$ 760-318-9850
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   $ - $$ 760-322-7993
Los Arboles Hotel
Discover Your Dreams with Us
The brand new Mexican-inspired Los Arboles Hotel, located in the heart of Palm Springs at 784 North Indian Canyon Drive (entrance on East Via Altamira) with twenty-one stunning guestrooms and suites, dramatic mountain views, clear blue pools, sunny decks and private event spaces for up to 100 guests. Plus, Los Arboles Hotel's on-site restaurant El Mirasol Cocina Mexicana, a desert favorite for 26 years, can cater your special events, weddings, corporate retreats or any reason to gather and celebrate!   21 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 760-459-3605

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Bellevue Oasis

The Cole

Desert Paradise Resort Hotel

Desert Riviera

Dive Palm Springs

East Canyon Hotel & Spa

El Mirasol Villas

Hacienda At Warm Sands

Holiday House

Hotel California

Hotel El Cid

Ingleside Inn

The Inn At Palm Springs

Inndulge Resort Inc

Iron Tree Inn

Korakia Pensione

La Dolce Vita Resort

La Maison Hotel

La Serena Villas

Les Cactus

L'Horizon Resort & Spa

Little Paradise Hotel

Los Arboles Hotel

The Marley

The Monkey Tree Hotel

Movie Colony Hotel

Musicland Hotel

Orbit In Hotel

The Palm Springs Hotel

Palm Springs Rendezvous

Sakura Japanese Bed & Breakfast

Santiago Resort

Skylark Hotel

The Sparrows Lodge


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Triangle Inn Palm Springs

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Villa Royale

Vista Grande Resort

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