The legendary Colony Palms Hotel was originally built by mobster Al Werthheimer in 1936 and quickly became the place to be seen in Palm Springs. The hotel was renamed The Howard Manor in the late 1940 when Robert Howard *son of the owner of the champion thoroughbred Sea Biscuit* took possession. For the next 25 years the hotel was a haven for young Hollywood. After a recent 15 million dollar renovation the Colony Palms Hotel reemerges as one of the premier boutique hotels in the United States. The completely redone interiors are by internationally famous designer Martyn Laurence Bullard. The stunning rooms bring back the glamour and old world charm of the 1930s combined with contemporary touches. The chic continental room decor compliments the classic Colonial Spanish-style architecture of the property. Enjoy amenities such as fine Italian linens pillow top mattresses duvet covers lavish selection of mini bar items marble countertops and oversized bathrooms loaded with luxurious amenities. You can also enjoy high-definition LCD televisions with movies On Demand satellite radio wireless internet everywhere and I-POD docking stations in each room.
What you need to know
Hotel Features: The Colony Palms Hotel offers easy access to Palm Springs’s nightlife and many exciting desert attractions. Combining a fine sense of 1920s era Southern California style with an updated, designer edge, this beautifully renovated historic hotel is a true desert jewel. The hotel boasts 56 guest rooms and suites as well as a sparkling pool with a lively poolside bar scene.
Guest Rooms: The beautifully appointed guest rooms in the Colony Palms Hotel feature exquisite furnishings, king beds, and luxurious Italian linens and duvet comforters. Each room also comes with a marble-topped vanity and a custom-designed Turkish Suzani headboard, Hi-definition LCD TV, and signature CPH bathrobes.Nearby attractions: Guests at the Colony Palms Hotel can enjoy many of the exciting entertainment and fine dining opportunities available in the center of this charming desert town, all within a short walk or drive of the hotel. The Palm Springs Art Museum is a major cultural center, which hosts many traveling exhibits. It is housed in the Annenberg Theater, a state-of-the-art theater that features world-class live concerts and shows. Guests will also enjoy a ride on the Palms Springs Ariel Tramway, which travels to the summit of the San Jacinto Mountain, providing incredible views of the Coachella Valley and all of Palm Springs.
Amenities: This glamorous resort offers many amenities, including fine Mediterranean style dining in the Purple Palm Restaurant & Bar, overlooking the hotel’s exquisite garden and pool. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available as well as small plate service. The Spa at the Colony Palms Hotel features an array of spa indulgences, separate his and hers changing areas, and a fitness center.
This hotel is perfect for:
- Travelers who want to relax in a sumptuous, Moroccan-inspired garden atmosphere.
- Guests who want to relax and enjoy a gorgeous mountain setting in comfort.
- Travelers who want to enjoy nightlife and fine dining, in the peace of a quiet atmosphere.
Details / Other Expenses
|Year of Last Renovation:
||Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
|Non Smoking Rooms:
||Windows Do Open
||600 sq. feet
||Holds 200 people
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Outdoor heated pool. Open 24 hours.
Policies / Expenses
72 hours prior to check in
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(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Amenities / Features
Yes! Pets are allowed.
Dogs under 40 lbs. are allowed with a $100 non-refundable pet deposit
Airport & Shuttle Information
Palm Springs International, 3.5 miles
Local Shuttle Info: N/A
Airport Shuttle? Sorry
airport shuttle available.