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Nice hotel near hiking in palm springs

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Nice hotel near hiking in palm springs

Need reccomendations for places to stay if we are planning on hiking and visiting the airtram??

preferrably a hotel with a SPA??

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1. Re: Nice hotel near hiking in palm springs

When is this trip?

The tram typically shuts down for annual maintenance in mid September for a week or two.

Looks like Sept 10-23 this year, but always check.


If you want to be near the tram, you may want to stay near downtown.


The Spa Hotel Casino is downtown.

Nice trails in the indian canyons.If in summer check summer hours. Usually weekend only.


I like Murray Canyon and the Seven Sisters Waterfalls. Pics of that.


Bump and Grind in Palm Desert is a popular trail.If its hot go at sunrise.


Edited: 11:53 pm, July 13, 2012
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2. Re: Nice hotel near hiking in palm springs

For a hotel with a Spa, we like Rancho Las Palmas. The Spa is one of our favorites, has a separate pool area, where you can order lunch and lounge for the day. The views of the mountains and palm trees from there are gorgeous. They are full service.


Right now they have a special of 50 minute massage and 25 minute facial for $169.

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3. Re: Nice hotel near hiking in palm springs

Thank you for the info. It was very helpful!!!

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4. Re: Nice hotel near hiking in palm springs

CA Native and I disagree about the Rancho Las Palmas Spa. I toured the facility when I stayed there early this year and opted to pass on the spa because it was dated and not very inviting (IMO) and the prices were higher than at nicer resort spas I've been to, including the Hyatt Grand Champions Indian Wells where I stayed last year. Also, the separate fitness room at RLP was unattended and not well maintained. Many of the newer large resorts in the Palm Springs area have great spas with beautiful fitness facilities.

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5. Re: Nice hotel near hiking in palm springs

Thank you! I wouldn't have thought it was dated from the photos... How about the Rivera palm springs.. Looks very nice in photos! Anyone know If it is actually nice..

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6. Re: Nice hotel near hiking in palm springs

The Riviera is an excellent hotel. Completely redone a few years ago. Its not very close to hiking though.

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