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What's Palm Desert like?

Palm Desert is a relaxing city where you can spend time appreciating the live music and the theater scene. Nature lovers visiting Palm Desert can explore top areas like San Jacinto Mountains. In the surrounding area, popular sights include Indian Wells Tennis Garden and Empire Polo Club.

Where are the best places to stay in Palm Desert?

Here are our travelers' top 5 places to stay in Palm Desert:

Hotel Paseo, Autograph Collection by Marriott

4-star hotel with outdoor pool, near The Gardens on El Paseo
  • • Free valet parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Spa • Central location

Fairfield Inn & Suites Palm Desert

2.5-star Palm Desert hotel with outdoor pool
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Central location

Desert Breezes Resort

Mountain hotel within easy reach of Indian Wells Tennis Garden
  • • Free parking • 3 outdoor pools • 8 spa tubs • Fitness center • Central location

Homewood Suites by Hilton Palm Desert

Mountain hotel with outdoor pool, bar
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • 24-hour fitness center • Central location

Courtyard by Marriott Palm Desert

3-star hotel with outdoor pool, bar
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Spa tub • Attentive staff

What types of hotels are available in Palm Desert?

We have 908 Palm Desert accommodations with prices starting at USD 50. Choose one of our 339 deals and get discounts of up to 50%.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Palm Desert and the surrounding area:

  • • 53 5-star accommodations from USD 300 per night
  • • 609 4-star accommodations from USD 135 per night
  • • 147 3-star accommodations from USD 93 per night
  • • 39 2-star accommodations from USD 54 per night

How to Get to Palm Desert

What are the closest airports to Palm Desert?

  • • Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.), 10.1 mi (16.2 km) from central Palm Desert
  • • Bermuda Dunes, CA (UDD), 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from central Palm Desert
  • • Thermal, CA (TRM-Jacqueline Cochran Regional), 13.9 mi (22.4 km) from central Palm Desert

Things to See and Do in Palm Desert

What is there to see in Palm Desert?

  • • San Jacinto Mountains
  • • Hovley Soccer Park
  • • Palma Village Park
  • • Desert Holocaust Memorial
  • • Civic Center Park

What is there to do in Palm Desert?

  • • El Paseo Shopping District
  • • McCallum Theatre
  • • Desert Willow Golf Resort
  • • The Gardens on El Paseo
  • • Palms to Pines Plaza West Shopping Center

Other Popular Palm Desert Attractions

  • • Westfield Palm Desert Shopping Center
  • • Adagio Galleries
  • • Cahuilla Hills Park
  • • Palm Desert Cross
  • • University Park East

When is the best time to visit Palm Desert?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 107°F)
  • • Coldest months: December, January, February, November (average 45°F)
  • • Rainiest months: February, December, January, and August (average 0.59 inches of rainfall)