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):
- Designed in 1947 by famous architect William F. Cody, the backdrop of this classic 16 room hotel is the stunning San Jacinto Mountains. Enjoy the scenic biking or hiking trails or simply relax around the serene saltwater pool. The hotel offers guest rooms with private patios or balconies to deluxe suites. Located only 1 block from downtown. "Once you arrive there's no need to drive." The Del Marcos has just undergone extensive renovations. ... more less