Palm Desert hotels

Palm Desert hotels

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Palm Desert, CA, United States
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Low season August
High season April
  Average price (weeknight): R3 252
  Average price (weekend night): R5 444

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Top tips for finding the perfect Palm Desert hotel

If you’re looking for hotels in Palm Desert and flying into the Palm Springs Airport, look for hotels in Northeast Palm Desert to cut down on travel time. These options will significantly cut down the on the drive and give you more time to enjoy all that Palm Desert has to offer.
For those traveling to Palm Desert to do some high-quality golfing, there are several accommodation options that put you close to the green. The four-star Westin Desert Willow Villas is right next door to the Desert Willows Golf Resort so you’re never too far from the tee box.
On the hunt for five-star accommodation? The Ritz-Carlton hotel in the nearby town of Rancho Mirage offers access to all of Palm Desert’s attractions, stunning mountain views and a luxury-centric stay. In addition to a long list of upmarket amenities, many rooms offer terraces with mountain views of the Coachella Valley.
Many locals and travelers alike head to Palm Desert for the hiking. If you’re looking for a hotel that offers easy access to some of the best hiking in the area, look to the South and West Side of the city. Several hotels at different price ranges in these areas, including the Embassy Suites by Hilton, are just minutes from local hiking trails.
Heading to Palm Desert for the Coachella festival? Masses flock to Coachella every year to see their favorite artists and check out the local art scene. Hotels in the northwest area of Palm Desert, like the Best Western Plus Palm Desert put you close to the stage without the crowds of Palm Springs.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Palm Desert

How much is a cheap hotel in Palm Desert?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Palm Desert for as cheap as R2 111 in the last 3 days. The average price is R5 119.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Do any hotels in Palm Desert offer airport shuttles?
Although many of Palm Desert’s attractions are only accessible via car, a few of the area’s hotels do offer limited airport pickup services for an extra charge. Accommodation options like the Embassy Suites by Hilton Palm Desert can pick you up so you can rent a car at your leisure.
What is the best Palm Desert hotel for families?
Aside from the hiking and local plant life exhibits, there are several things to do in many of Palm Desert’s resident hotels. The Homewood Suites by Hilton Palm Desert offers an onsite pool, putting green and hot tub for the kids, with fully equipped kitchens and grocery shopping services for private dinners.
What Palm Desert Hotels are convenient to Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains?
The mountains just south of Palm Desert are a popular destination for those seeking adventure and to reconnect with nature. Hotels located on the southern side of town, like the El Paseo Hotel, put you a short drive away from Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains, as well as the landscapes of the surrounding areas.
Are there any four-star hotels in Palm Desert?
For those looking for a high-class experience without the cost of five-star hotels, there are a handful of four-star accommodation options available. The Westin Desert Willow Villas and Hotel Paseo, Autograph Collection are both four-star hotels with a long list of luxurious amenities like terraces, pool tables, hot tubs and mountain views.

Where to stay in Palm Desert?

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Best Palm Desert hotels

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Casa Larrea Inn - Palm Desert - Bedroom
9,6 Excellent (269 reviews)
R2 148+
The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert - Palm Desert - Bedroom
9,0 Excellent (2 256 reviews)
R4 492+
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa - Palm Desert - Building
8,9 Excellent (3 413 reviews)
R6 355+
Desert Breezes Resort - Palm Desert - Building
8,9 Excellent (642 reviews)
R2 404+
Inn At Deep Canyon - Palm Desert - Bedroom
8,8 Excellent (1 334 reviews)
R2 479+
Hampton Inn & Suites Palm Desert - Palm Desert - Building
8,8 Excellent (1 035 reviews)
R2 689+
Holiday Inn Express Palm Desert - Palm Desert - Building
8,7 Excellent (1 047 reviews)
R2 644+
Residence Inn by Marriott Palm Desert - Palm Desert - Building
8,6 Excellent (685 reviews)
R3 425+
Shadow Mountain Resort - Palm Desert - Bedroom
8,6 Excellent (525 reviews)
R4 282+
Best Western Plus Palm Desert Resort - Palm Desert - Building
8,5 Excellent (1 469 reviews)
R1 848+
Courtyard by Marriott Palm Desert - Palm Desert - Building
8,5 Excellent (1 265 reviews)
R4 357+
Comfort Suites Palm Desert I-10 - Palm Desert - Building
8,3 Excellent (613 reviews)
R2 208+

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