This little gem is not quite on the Palm Springs strip but very near to it and is a comfortable walk to it. As soon as you walk on to the property, you'll be greeted by hummingbirds and a plethora of blooming flowers, a classy pool/bar/restaurant area that feels very much like old Hollywood (in the best way, not just the see-and-be-seen way). The staff are pleasant and eager to please, and we found the other guests friendly and willing to strike up conversations as well. The hotel is older, but decently maintained authentically decorated. Food and beverages are a bit pricey, but tastey and good--mostly worth it. We highly recommend over some of the larger hotels in the area...this one just has SO MUCH charm!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Originally built in 1936 by reputed Purple Gang Mobster Al Wertheimer, the Colony Palms Hotel was once a saloon, speakeasy and gambling house that later became a playground for Hollywood ICONS including Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Rita Hayworth. Colony Palms Hotel has maintained its nobility as a stunning four-star boutique hotel spread out over a three acre property. The rooms promise subtle sophistication with brilliantly colored mosaic tiles and fabrics, rich woods, and suzani headboards. Many have fireplaces and claw-foot bathtubs. Mature gardens throughout the property provide privacy, and intimate outdoor spaces, and the rooms open to the a central courtyard with pool. The hotel’s restaurant, the Purple Palm boasts exquisite cuisine and a stunning view of both the pool and San Jacinto Mountains. The newly redesigned Spa offers a serene atmosphere and top of the line treatments. Colony Palms Hotel also plays host to a variety of stunning weddings and events, with the option of utilizing a newly refreshed private event space or a full property buyout for a truly intimate celebration. Colony Palms Hotel is a mix of modern luxuries with a dash of romance and tranquil getaway. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Colony Palms Resort
- Colony Palms Palm Springs