Me and my girlfriend stayed for 1 night at the Del Marcos Hotel in July 2012
We stayed in the E. Stewart Williams Room
First off this hotel is located in a great area in Palm Springs. It is within walking distance from the shopping/restaurant area.
When we arrived we were greeted by a kid who looked like he couldn't have been more than 16. Now, we have no problems whatsoever understanding English, but when he talked it sounded more like a barrage of words coming at you instead of complete sentences.
Anyway, he gave us our key and complimentary beer and white wine, and helped us with our luggage.
When we first entered the room, we were a bit disappointed.
The bare concrete floor wasn't exactly inviting, and the sparse decor didn't help either.
It is not a bad room, but looking at the pictures of the other rooms on their website, I don't think I would choose the E. Stewart Williams room again.
We left the hotel to check out the city, and were pleasantly surprised to learn that they have a street fair every Thursday where they close down the main street and set up small stands along the road.
A very nice way to spend an evening.
We returned to the hotel at around 10PM, and decided to take a dip in the pool.
It was great lying in the pool looking up at the stars and the palm trees and the San Jacinto Mountains. At that point it was still in the 90's, so a nice way to cool down as well.
I really like this hotel. The service and value was great, plus it is very charming. The only thing I would change if we ever come back to Palm Springs, is that I would choose another room
- Also Known As:
- Hotel Del Marcos
- Del Marcos Palm Springs
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- EXCITING NEWS!! September 2013We've just reopened after a month of upgrades/renovations! New terrazzo bathroom floors in every room, two rooms floors have been completely terrazzo'd, we've added another full kitchen, expanded space in several rooms, added a room with two beds and accomplished many other needed repairs. Updated photos will be added to the site as soon as possible.One of the most photographed buildings in Palm Springs, designed in 1947 by iconic architect William F. Cody, the backdrop of this classic Mid-Century 17 room hotel, is the stunning San Jacinto Mountains. Enjoy the scenic biking or hiking trails or simply relax around the serene saltwater pool listening to the sounds of the Forties. From our comfortable well appointed Standard rooms to our large Deluxe Suites, the hotel offers guest rooms furnished with a Mid-Century Flair. Private patios, balconies, kitchenettes and full kitchens are available. Located only 1 block from downtown. "Once you arrive there's no need to drive." Complimentary Palm Springs Art Museum Passes and Discounted Tram Tickets are available.Complimentary Cruiser Bike use, Continental Breakfast, WiFi and Parking with no Resort Fees! ... more less
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