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Low season

January Cheapest month to stay with an average 31% drop in price.

High season

April Most expensive month to stay with an average 36% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$207 Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$356 Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

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.

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Best Palm Desert hotels

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JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa - Palm Desert - Bedroom Best Business Hotel
$423+
Experience the beauty of the desert at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa. This refreshed, luxury hotel features superb service, redesigned venues and family-friendly amenities. From the moment you arrive on the lush resort grounds, you will feel yourself relaxing. Recharge in reimagined hotel rooms and suites which benefit from modular furniture, hardwood floors, indulgent bathrooms, workspaces with built-in USB ports and balconies. Enjoy entertaining space and views of the pool or lake in our Suites. Take a dip in our outdoor pools, test your swing on the golf courses or play a set on the tennis courts. Pamper yourself at the day spa and indulge at one of our popular restaurants. More than 234,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event venues are available for everything from lavish weddings to corporate seminars. When you are ready to explore, the resort is a short drive from downtown Palm Springs, Coachella Valley Music Festival and events in Indian Wells, California. Check availability
The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert - Palm Desert - Bedroom Best Pool
Bask in the beauty of a desert getaway at The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert. This modern Southern California vacation ownership resort offers days filled with recreation and relaxation. Premium one- and two-bedroom villas feature complimentary Wi-Fi, full kitchens and kitchenettes, convenient washers and dryers, tempting Westin Heavenly® Beds and Westin Heavenly® Baths, as well as fully furnished balconies with views of the Sonoran Desert landscape. Guests can take advantage of our three sparkling pools, cabanas, whirlpool spa and 159-foot water slide. Exercise in the WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio or sample the delicious cuisine and refreshing beverages of our restaurant and bars. World-class golf is adjacent to our resort at the Desert Willow Golf Resort, as are lessons at the Palm Desert Golf Academy. Families appreciate the kiddie pool and our resort's proximity to family-friendly attractions like The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens, Wet 'N' Wild Palm Springs and the Palm Desert Aquatic Center.
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Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II - Palm Desert - Lobby
$330+
Create lasting memories at Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II. With award-winning service and a convenient location near Palm Springs, our premium vacation ownership resort has all you need for a fantastic family break. Stretch out in beautifully designed guest rooms and condo-sized villa rentals with an array of amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi, balconies and sofa beds. Our villas boast fully equipped kitchens and washer/dryers, as well as master suites with soaking tubs in the bathroom. We invite you to lounge by one of our seven outdoor pools and enjoy a snack from The Water's Edge Bar & Grill. Kids will delight in our children's playground, while adults can take a fitness class at the gym. Additional resort perks include basketball courts, bicycle rentals and The Shade - an all-ages recreation center. Gather around the fire pit or visit the on-site movie theater. If you want to explore, our resort is just a short trip from Joshua Tree National Park and Wet ‘N ‘Wild Palm Springs.
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Marriott's Shadow Ridge I - The Villages - Palm Desert - Building
$318+
Showcasing family-friendly amenities, modern villa rentals and a superb location in Palm Desert, Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages offers something for everyone. Our premium vacation ownership resort is just a short distance from Rancho Mirage and Palm Springs; The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens attraction is also nearby. Make yourself comfortable in our spacious villa rentals, where full kitchens, washer/dryers and flat-screen TVs await. Stay connected in Palm Desert with complimentary Wi-Fi or step out onto your balcony or patio to soak in charming views. Elsewhere at the resort, you can tee off from our Shadow Ridge Golf Club, lounge by one of the pools or work out in the gym. There is plenty here to delight your children, too—from a water slide and a kids' club to a movie theater and miniature golf. Dine at our array of on-site restaurants, two of which are located poolside, or reserve one of our versatile venues to host your event near Palm Springs. We look forward to your visit!
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Best rooms in Palm Desert

Hotel Paseo Autograph Collection - Palm Desert - Bedroom Best Comfort
Hotel Paseo Autograph Collection
9.3 Excellent
$379+
$379+
Find your path at Hotel Paseo, the first new luxury hotel in Palm Desert in over 30 years. This boutique property is steps from upscale shopping, art galleries, restaurants, and nightlife on El Paseo, known as “The Rodeo Drive of the Desert.” Hotel Paseo’s central location is ideal for exploring Palm Springs and the beautiful Coachella Valley. Venture out and enjoy 350 days of annual sunshine before returning to the luxurious oasis of Hotel Paseo. Lounge by a crystal blue pool and refresh with a drink from the poolside cabana bar. Energize body and mind with a workout in the spacious, high-tech Life Fitness gym. Recharge at Spa La Le'. Eat at Palm Desert’s newest hotspot: AC3 Restaurant + Bar. Led by local favorites Tony Marchese and Chef Andrew Copley, AC3 puts a creative spin on classic American dishes and serves up signature cocktails, craft beers, & curated wines. Retreat to a relaxing guest room, specialty suite, or opt for a truly one-of-a-kind experience by staying in a 1950 Airstream Trailer.
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The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert - Palm Desert - Bedroom Best Pool
Bask in the beauty of a desert getaway at The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert. This modern Southern California vacation ownership resort offers days filled with recreation and relaxation. Premium one- and two-bedroom villas feature complimentary Wi-Fi, full kitchens and kitchenettes, convenient washers and dryers, tempting Westin Heavenly® Beds and Westin Heavenly® Baths, as well as fully furnished balconies with views of the Sonoran Desert landscape. Guests can take advantage of our three sparkling pools, cabanas, whirlpool spa and 159-foot water slide. Exercise in the WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio or sample the delicious cuisine and refreshing beverages of our restaurant and bars. World-class golf is adjacent to our resort at the Desert Willow Golf Resort, as are lessons at the Palm Desert Golf Academy. Families appreciate the kiddie pool and our resort's proximity to family-friendly attractions like The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens, Wet 'N' Wild Palm Springs and the Palm Desert Aquatic Center.
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The Inn at Deep Canyon - Palm Desert - Bedroom Best Economy Hotel
The Inn at Deep Canyon
8.8 Excellent
$165+
$165+
With a stay at Inn at Deep Canyon in Palm Desert, you'll be a 1-minute drive from San Jacinto Mountains and 7 minutes from Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Free self parking is available onsite.
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