Hotels in Palm Desert, California

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Palm Desert overview

Palm Desert is a relaxing place distinct for its live music and known for its zoo and shops. You'll appreciate the café and dining choices. Families will find plenty of fun at Living Desert Zoo and Gardens and Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Make some time to see popular sights such as Indian Wells Tennis Garden and Palm Springs Air Museum. Palm Desert is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Palm Desert

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Palm Desert has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Palm Desert with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Palm Desert hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Palm Desert hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Palm Desert

Fly in to Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.), 10.1 mi (16.2 km) from downtown Palm Desert.

What to see around Palm Desert

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Rancho Las Palmas Country Club
  • • The Golf Center at Palm Desert
  • • Suncrest Country Club
  • • Palm and Valley Golf Courses at Desert Springs
  • • Desert Willow Golf Resort
Known for its zoo, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • Palm Desert Aquatic Center
  • • Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
  • • Knott's Soak City Palm Springs
  • • Oasis Water Resort
  • • Desert Adventures Metate Ranch
The area's local highlights include its live music scene and places like:
  • • Adagio Galleries
  • • Arthur Newman Theatre
  • • McCallum Theatre
  • • Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert
  • • Coachella Valley Repertory Theater
Its desert views, swimming spots, and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Sunnylands Center and Gardens
  • • Cancer Survivors Park
  • • Bear Creek Trail
  • • Century Park
  • • Oasis Water Park
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Indian Wells Tennis Garden
  • • Palm Springs Air Museum
  • • Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium
  • • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway