The city of Palm Springs is an oasis in the middle of the Southern California desert and forms part of the larger Coachella Valley. Palm Springs is surrounded by mountains on all sides. For many decades it has been a prime getaway destination for people wishing to escape the stress of everyday life. Every year, on average, Palm Springs attracts over one million tourists. Celebrities from all over the globe have been known to vacation there and many of them own homes in the Coachella Valley. Palm Springs is famous for its spa resorts, casinos, championship golf courses and shopping centers.
There are many hotels to choose from when you go to vacation in Palm Springs. If you are looking for comfort and affordability, the Holiday Inn is a great choice. It has all the modern amenities and is located off East Palm Canyon Drive, near some of the best dining establishments in town. The Holiday Inn in Palm Springs boasts 8,000 square feet of conference rooms. Guest rooms include free, high-speed wireless Internet, flat-panel televisions, patios and balconies with incredible views of the desert landscape. There's also an Olympic-size pool and Jacuzzis with a luxury pool bar and pool-side courtyard.
If you want an atmospheric hotel with a rich history, try the Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn. A multitude of historic celebrities, including Albert Einstein, Marion Davies, Carole Lombard and Clark Gable, have stayed at the Willows. The Willows is constructed in the style of a Mediterranean villa, and it has been maintained so as to evoke the old-world look and feel of its heyday. Though, of course, it has been updated to include all the modern amenities. The private hillside gardens at the Willows are open to all guests.
If you want something bigger, The Doral Resort might be right for you. It is a huge, four-star hotel and resort that boasts a 27-hole golf course, as well as a shopping center and fine dining and entertainment facilities. With 285 guestrooms and 23,000 square feet of conference rooms and banquet rooms, the Doral Resort is one of the most luxurious places to stay at in Palm Springs. Visitors of the Doral can also enjoy a complementary tennis program and spa facilities.
Though much smaller than four-star resorts like the Doral, The Villa Royale Inn is nonetheless one of the best hotels in Palm Springs. With its beautiful landscaping, fountains, heated pools, courtyards and Jacuzzis, the Villa Royal is a relaxing, intimate place in which to spend your vacation.
The Hyatt is located right at the heart of downtown. A short walk from all the main shopping centers and restaurants, the Hyatt offers deluxe, 606 square-foot suites with separate parlors and bedroom areas, patios and private balconies. Suites also include mini-bars, large marble dining tables and two color televisions. Room service, of course, is top notch. Executive suites are 1,040 square feet and include, in addition to the above features, a marble jetted bathtub as well.
Lastly, there's the Andalusian Court. Established in Palm Springs in 1921, Andalusian Court provides its guests with some of the best customer service in the Valley. This hotel has 700-square-foot one bedroom villas with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and hotel gardens. Each villa is customized and includes a fireplace, a full kitchen, Spanish-style furnishings and large, walk-in showers.