Colony Palms

Palm Springs, California USA

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Why Stay Here?

Set in a stucco building dating from 1936, this bright, gay-friendly hotel is just over a block from the mid-century modern furniture shops, galleries and restaurants of Palm Canyon Drive, and 1.2 miles from the luxe shopping of El Paseo.

Bright guest rooms, casitas and suites feature graphic Moroccan-themed designs, Italian linens, flat-screen TVs and iPod docks. Some have fireplaces, claw-foot bathtubs, private patios, outdoor whirlpool tubs and mountain views. Room service is available.

A stylish, fine-dining restaurant offers poolside lunches. Other amenities include a spa (surcharge) with a fitness center and croquet on the grounds.

The Casita rooms are booked frequently at


Exceeded Expectations
We wanted to avoid a "scene" hotel, we didn't want a "chain" hotel, and we didn't want to have to stay out in Rancho, based on reviews we chose Colony Palms. We could not have been happier. CPH is an adorable, small scale boutique property with a gorgeous pool, beautiful grounds, and a lovely restaurant and bar staffed with charming people. Our junior suite was spacious, had a large walk-in shower AND a claw-foot tub, lots of closet space, a comfy king bed and a fireplace. The room was on the first level of the main building (right next to the temporary reception area), very convenient to the pool, the spa, the restaurant, the complimentary coffee service in the morning, and the parking valet. Valet parking is also complimentary, which is a nice bonus. We walked to dinner three out of the five nights we were in Palm Springs to spectacular dining (Copley's, Workshop, and Jakes), and to breakfast at Cheeky's. We chatted with the general manager one evening while we were waiting for our car, and she could not have been more gracious. Honestly, this place met or exceeded our every expectation. -frqyx, Saint Louis, Missouri

Small Historic Close to Downtown and Beautifully Done
I love this hotel. We come every year and always have a wonderful stay. It is historic, perfectly designed and quiet and super relaxing. Hacienda style so the pool and restaurant are elegant and private. Each room is different so get to know the kind of room you are choosing. More reasonably priced than the other "chic" small properties, this is a very special place and an easy walk into the heart of things. -expectquality1942, Santa Barbara, California

5 Star Hotel!!
We returned recently from a nine day stay at the Colony Palms Hotel. It was our first visit there but will definitely not be our last. The Colony Pams is "first class" in every respect. We thoroughly enjoyed our casita (relaxing in the jacuzzi while watching the hummingbirds fly around the honeysuckle) as well as the pool. The restaurant (Purple Palm) exceeded all our expectations! Armed with a list of neighbourhood restaurants provided by friends we began venturing out shortly after our arrival. We quickly discovered, however, that the Purple Palm had no real competition and for the remainder of our stay it was breakfast, lunch and dinner there.

We would like to particularly thank Karen at the Front Desk as well as Patsy, the assistant manager at the restaurant and her co-workers, Jeff, Ben, Michael and Patricia who provided impeccable service. We are looking forward to our next visit. -BKandWK, Montreal, Canada

Old Palm Springs Brought to Life
This is a very unique hotel having an hispanic theme. red tile roofs, manicured garden, comfortable pool, uniquely decorated rooms, and a 5 star restaurant - - The Purple Palm. Staff is overwhelmingly helpful. -RCL123

Loved this old hollywood PS hotel
I Loved this old hollywood style PS hotel. This continues to be one of my fav spots in PS. The location is awesome and close to The Workshop which is a great dinner spot. I have to say the Purple palms restaurant is probably my favorite spot to eat in PS and always recommend it people going out to PS and happens to be in the Hotel. You can sit outside gazing at the pool and the beautiful mountains while having some of the best food and drinks in the area. It's a more of a quiet boutique hotel which is more suited for couples in my opinion. The staff is great in the hotel and the restaurant and always helpful. -shopLane, Newport Beach, California

Wonderful stay
We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend here! The valets and front desk staff were so friendly and helpful. Our casita was very well done and loved the outdoor bath/lounge. The jets weren’t working on the outdoor tub and the hot water in the shower was spotty but we would still come back. I would suggest replacing the shower heads with Speakman or something else more powerful. Though we didn’t get in the pool, the hot tub was amazing and sooo hot! The grounds are beautifully maintained and the architecture is gorgeous. -openmindedtraveler, Austin, Texas



A luxury boutique hotel and your hidden oasis in the heart of Palm Springs.


Colony Palms Hotel has been the desert's most iconic retreat since 1936 — Sinatra once even called it his home away from home. Come and experience some classic Hollywood history during your next Palm Springs stay.


Beautiful, from the inside out. Tucked among our lush gardens, guest rooms offer the best in style and seclusion – in fact, once you settle in, you’ll find you may never want to leave. Ready for your next getaway? Take a look.


*57 rooms, suites and casitas are elegantly designed with Moroccan fabric headboards, Spanish tiles and hardwood floors

*Centrally located in downtown Palm Springs and a 10-minute drive from the Palm Springs Airport, the hotel is ideally situated between the Palm Springs design district and Movie Colony

*Guest rooms feature luxury linens, plush robes, C.O. Bigelow bath products and well-stocked mini bars with in-room refrigerators

*Gas burning fireplaces and clawfoot bathtubs in many rooms

*Complimentary wireless internet available throughout the property

*Twice daily maid service, including evening turndown service

*Centrally-located 65 ft. saltwater pool that is heated in winter and chilled in summer surrounded by cabanas, lush gardens and stunning mountain views

*Purple Palm Restaurant features ever-changing, seasonal New American cuisine menus created by acclaimed executive chef Nick Tall

*The Spa at Colony Palms Hotel offers the perfect respite for massage, facials and body treatments

*The Palme d’Or, once the part-time residence of Frank Sinatra

*Complimentary valet or self-parking

*Electric vehicle charging stations and Tesla Loop drop-off location

*Bikes are available to explore downtown Palm Springs and the surrounding neighborhoods

*All rooms are non-smoking


Brilliantly colored with original mosaic tiles and fabrics, rich woods, and black-and-white vintage photos, guest rooms open to a lush central courtyard and lively pool. Each room offers luxurious linens and modern amenities to enhance your stay with us.


*57 Guest Rooms, Suites & Casitas

*Centrally located in Downtown Palm Springs

*Lush Grounds with Gracious Courtyards & Stunning Mountain Views

*Centrally-located 65 ft. Saltwater Pool that is Heated in Winter and Chilled in Summer & Jaccuzi Tub

*Purple Palm Restaurant & Bar Offering Seasonal New American Cuisine

*Poolside Bar & Terrace Dining

*Newly Renovated Spa at Colony Palms Featuring Inspired Spa Treatments

*Complimentary Bikes Available


Lucky you. Purple Palm Restaurant & Bar, one of the best restaurants in town, happens to be just steps from your room. Seasonally fresh, California-inspired cuisine by Executive Chef Nick Tall paired with unique libations. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

Offering Chef Nick Tall's imaginative menu of New American Cuisine that delights and nourishes. Purple Palm's approachable menu of California fare and our cleverly crafted cocktail list serve as reminders of the Colony Palms' colorful and rambunctious past.


We’ve extended our “happy hour” to three exciting hours of creative cocktails, special appetizer menus, craft beers and boutique wines.


Enjoy one of our healing massages, revitalizing facials or customizable treatments at The Spa at Colony Palms. Ahhh.


The Spa at Colony Palms Hotel is a relaxing desert oasis in the heart of Palm Springs featuring a healing array of bodywork and facials that draw inspiration from the desert sun and a bounty of local botanicals and fruits. Our six intimate treatment rooms, including a private VIP suite, are the perfect remedy for total relaxation and rejuvenation. We also offer Couples Massage in our garden, which is a delight to the senses.


We invite you to indulge in one of our signature treatments that are designed to counter the effects of contemporary urban life and place a strong emphasis on results. For a memorable experience, choose from our inspired Colony Palms Garden Passage or Desert Rain Drench treatments. You can also enjoy a classic deep tissue or shiatsu massage, or refreshing & cleansing customized facials.


Whether you choose to explore Downtown, lounge by our iconic pool or indulge at our signature spa, every visit to Colony Palms is sure to leave you feeling inspired and revitalized. Need we say more?


  • 24 Hour reception
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Breakfast available
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Comfy bathrobes
  • Complimentary bicycles
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Concierge and booking services
  • Daily Cleaning
  • Designer bath products
  • Dry cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Garden
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room Massage available
  • In-room safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Laundry Service
  • LCD TV
  • Minibar
  • Picnic area
  • Pool - outdoor
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool towels
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Spa - Full Service
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa tub
  • Turndown Service