Victoria Clark

Colony Palms Hotel

  • Where:
  • Why:Much needed Vacation
  • When:May 2018
  • Who:My friend Roshan and my sister Olivia!
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Colony Palms Hotel The coziest room.

The coziest room.

Colony Palms Hotel Lounging by the pool is a must-do. Order some delicious cocktails and bites as you soak up the sun.

Lounging by the pool is a must-do. Order some delicious cocktails and bites as you soak up the sun.

Colony Palms Hotel Cool decor in the hotel lobby!

Cool decor in the hotel lobby!

Colony Palms Hotel The pool.

The pool.

Colony Palms Hotel Pool-side restaurant with a lively bar at night!

Pool-side restaurant with a lively bar at night!

Colony Palms Hotel Free bikes available for a sunny, leisurely cruise around town which is just a short ride from the hotel!

Free bikes available for a sunny, leisurely cruise around town which is just a short ride from the hotel!

Colony Palms Hotel Total zen inside the hotel gardens on our way to our room.

Total zen inside the hotel gardens on our way to our room.

Colony Palms Hotel Entering the gates of heaven for a much-needed weekend of R&R!

Entering the gates of heaven for a much-needed weekend of R&R!

Colony Palms Hotel Take a tour of the old mid-century modern homes of Palm Springs, a short ride from the hotel.

Take a tour of the old mid-century modern homes of Palm Springs, a short ride from the hotel.

Colony Palms Hotel Secret fireplaces can be found burning at night!

Secret fireplaces can be found burning at night!

Colony Palms Hotel Middle-eastern touch of decor.

Middle-eastern touch of decor.

Colony Palms Hotel Magical nighttime view from the room. Nothing like a calm night in the desert.

Magical nighttime view from the room. Nothing like a calm night in the desert.

Highs & Lows

  • The vacation was honestly incredible. We met so many wonderful people and the staff was so incredibly accommodating and friendly.

  • The design of the hotel. It is so relaxed and chic without being too stuffy.

  • The amenities, like the complimentary bikes make, it so much easier to get what you need and explore the area!

  • Not a lot of stealable stuff from the rooms.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Plastic Free

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 46/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Boutique hotel and spa!

  • Vibe

    Relaxing, low-key, refined, tasteful, with a Moroccan garden-like aesthetic.

  • Location

    The hotel is set in a stucco building dating from 1936. It is just over a block from the mid-century modern furniture shops, galleries and restaurants of Palm Canyon Drive.

  • Rooms

    57 suites and rooms

  • Music

    Nina Simone meets Zero 7.

  • Year Opened

    1936

  • Designed By

    The hotel underwent an extensive renovation designed in collaboration with Los Angeles based designer Martyn Lawrence-Bullard, and the property was renamed to be the Colony Palms Hotel, regaining its swagger as a stunning four-star boutique hotel spread over three acres of property.

  • Health & Wellness

    Yes, beautiful pool!!

  • Restaurant

    Yes amazing restaurant and bar with fresh California-inspired cuisine!

  • Bar

    This bar is very fun! At night it becomes even livelier as outside guests come to dine and enjoy the beautiful oasis-like garden!

  • Minibar

    General needs and snacks!

  • Children

    Yes

  • Price

    Not too over-priced and well-worth it!

  • Website

    Visit website

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