Need to know
65 rooms, suites and villas.
11am. Check-in: 4pm, but flexible, subject to availability.
Double rooms from $161.10, excluding tax at 15.3 per cent. Please note the hotel charges an additional resort fee of $33.75 per room per night on check-out.
Rates exclude an à la carte breakfast of salmon bagels, acai bowls, pancakes, oatmeal and breakfast burritos (starting at US$10).
The hotel has a full roster of fun events for guests – take your pick of live acoustic guitar performances, taco and tequila snow cone weekend menus, morning meditation, free flicks at the Palm Springs Art Museum.
At the hotel
Library, gym with fitness classes including yoga, Pilates and group hikes, loaner bicycles and free WiFi throughout. In rooms: flatscreen TV with a CD/DVD player, iPod dock with Bluetooth speakers and minibar,
Our favourite rooms
Premium Studio 106 was a particular favourite of actress Ann Miller. The One-bedroom suites all have a patio or balcony, and either a second bathroom or full kitchen. The beautiful detached villas feature plenty of home comforts, including gorgeous fireplaces, kitchens and a private patio.
Bask beside one of three outdoor pools (including a family pool and an adults-only pool), each in a different courtyard. Take cover in a poolside cabana or bubble in one of two large Jacuzzis. Some spa treatments (manis/pedis, reflexology) can be taken poolside when it's not too hot.
Estrella Spa offers the usual his 'n' hers therapies, massages, facials and couples' treatments.
Check and then double check you've packed your shades and swimsuit for hours by one of the three pools. Sturdy walking shoes and a hat are a good idea for desert excursions.
Smoking is permitted outside only. All public areas and bedrooms are wheelchair accessible.
Pets under 50-pounds are welcome for a fee of US$75 (plus tax) a pet, for the whole stay. Dog-sitting and walking services can be arranged through the concierge See more pet-friendly hotels in Palm Springs.
All ages are welcome. As well as a kids' pool, there are children's bikes, cartoon DVDs and games on offer. Babysitting can be arranged with a trusted-local sitter. The suites and bungalows have sofa-beds which can sleep two.
Babysitting available. As well as a kids' pool, there are children's bikes, cartoon DVDs and games on offer. Most rooms have sofabeds, or you can borrow a pull-out bed ($35 a stay).
Babies and children of all ages accepted.
Most rooms have sofabeds, or you can borrow a pull-out bed ($35 a stay).
There are small bikes to borrow, so you can all cycle to the nearby shops and attractions. The hotel concierge can arrange day trips, nature trails, covered wagon rides, and hot-air ballooning, among other things. Children will love taking the Palm Springs cable car up to the top of Mount San Jacinto; you can get guided mule rides at the top, too.
There are three outdoor heated swimming pools, including a separate children's pool and an adults-only pool.
Is available – organise it through the concierge.
As well as a kids' pool, there are cartoon DVDs and games on offer. Book a babysitter and indulge in some serious spa therapy or golfing action.