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A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel

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754 E San Lorenzo Rd, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-8110
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Contactless check-in
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Updated 13/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 13/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#6 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Palm Springs
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Our bungalows at A Place in the Sun will make you feel like this is your home away from home. All units have private walled garden patios and fully equipped kitchens or kitchenettes. Light and bright, with spectacular grounds and mountain views. Eighteen single story bungalows on an acre of lush lawns and fragrant gardens surround a heated salt-water pool & spa. There's a poolside gazebo with BBQ and custom micromist system. Also a professional artificial turf putting green. Putters and balls all complimentary to our guests. Vintage Palm Springs, great location & views. Pet-friendly and family friendly. Extended stays welcome! A Place in the Sun is also great for events or reunions. Call for details.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Beach
Casino and Gambling
Kids stay free
Children's television networks
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Saltwater pool
Plunge pool
Diving
Golf course
Hiking
Horseback riding
Mini golf
Skiing
Aerobics offsite
Bicycle tours
Bowling offsite
Canoeing offsite
Entertainment staff
Patio
Raquetball offsite
Squash offsite
Tennis court offsite
Water park offsite
Board games / puzzles
Spa
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Chapel / shrine
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Dining area
Fireplace
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
City view
Landmark view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Great View
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Languages Spoken
English, French, German
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ChicagoLawGal2010 wrote a review Apr 2021
Chicago, Illinois17 contributions4 helpful votes
Our recent stay here was pleasant - nice location and nice grounds. Rooms were spacious and had nice amenities. Everything was very clean and safe. Guests were distanced by pool. Rooms are in need of updating - blinds fell off while trying to close them, air conditioning on the warmer days only seemed to blow warm air - with no way to control the temperature. When we asked the innkeepers about this, they seemed confused about our question. Communication process could be improved - checking in was confusing as the gates are all locked and were later told we had received an email with directions for checking in but we never received - only received an email to confirm our reservation. Had to have another guest let us in so we could wander around to find someone to help us which after a long drive from Santa Barbara was not ideal.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Response from Tony Zu, General Manager at A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel
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We love to welcome our local, national and international guests in our Boutique Resort. Our spacious Bungalow units average 1000 Sqf and are comfortable to relax or work with private cable internet in each unit and tv's inside, indoor and outdoor dining and of course privacy walled in large gardens or patios. Our vintage original midcentury modern resort takes pride in preserving the culture world famous as Palm Springs modernism and meticulously up-keeping our authentic yet updated time-bubble with modern amenities vibe. The most relaxing place on earth our guests state. We LOVE TO ASSIST, how to operate the blinds, control the individual AC in every unit and ask our guests to kindly observe the mandated contactless check in. The info is sent before arrival and contains a gate code to come in for every authorized guest. Its really easy. If you dont have email you can always call or even text or whatsapp us. We love to serve our guests so ChicagoLawGal2010 we would appreciate if you get in touch not wonder around and review matters that can be resolved with: How does the AC work, whats my gate code... we are always there for you and offer five star service. We just need to know what you need and love to make it happen right on.
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TravelCanBePerfect wrote a review Jan 2021
Monte-Carlo, Monaco19 contributions47 helpful votes
The Most Wonderful Park Garden Hotel I have ever seen. Midcentury famous architecture in a park setting next to the river of Taquitz Nature Preserve in the Very Heart of Downtown Palm Springs, minutes to the action but completely quiet and relaxing. Massive pool and grounds, private patio gardens for every unit. Its so private so bringt so airy, such nice views, the most amazing place ever been and seen.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Room Tip: Every Airy Bright Room is An Entire Midcentury Modern Iconic House Suite or Studio Suite With Own...
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DAVID W wrote a review Jan 2021
Rochester, New York3 contributions
I reserved the Empress Suite for my fiancé birthday and from the moment we opened the door, it was like the gates of heaven were upon us. Will definitely be regulars. In fact we ve already chosen this for our honeymoon location on Valentines Day
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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AKarel wrote a review Dec 2020
Santa Monica, California17 contributions9 helpful votes
Three days off...let's head for Palm Springs! And when we always stay at A Place in the Sun. A unique and beautiful place near the heart of Palm Springs. Beautiful grounds and "rooms". I say "rooms ". Our unit 18 had a comfortable bedroom, full large living room with glorious fireplace, full kitchen with everything you could want generously equipped. A sunny dining room. A full roomy patio. Just wonderful. And VERY reasonably priced. All units around a gorgeous Palm Springs yard and pool. The owners really care about their guests. Had a wonderful 3 days.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Room Tip: They are all very special and roomy. We love 18.
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Ray wrote a review Jun 2020
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My wife and I (two 50 something travelers) stayed at A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel for our first time, and we were extremely happy. During this time of COVID-19, the owners had in place a well thought out plan for the property cleanliness and guest safety, and at all turns they delivered. It's a 50's style hotel with lots of charm and history. Booking and Check-In were done "virtually", and any questions we had were addressed promptly via text and/or email. Gate code, property layout, and room key lock box, were all provided in clear instructions, as were A/C, TV and DVD instructions placed in plain sight in the room. The room (#6) is a one-bedroom (King bed) with separate family room/dining area, Kitchenette (fridge, stove, utensils, glasses), enclosed patio with small table for two and pool style lounge chair. The bathroom has one sink, a toilet, and a shower/tub combo, along with standard amenities (shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, Kleenex, extra toilet paper). All areas were clean, fresh smelling (very important), and the A/C worked great (it was 90-100 degrees Fahrenheit outside). There is a glass dining table (chairs looked a little worn), plenty of couch seating, and the bed was very comfortable (extra bedding provided). Also there are ceiling fans in both the Family Room and Bedroom which worked well and kept things nice and cool. For in-room entertainment, there is a TV in the bedroom, and a TV and DVD player in the Family Room. We heard from repeat guests that we met that, under "normal" circumstances, you can get DVDs from the office, but, at this time, the office is closed so that's not an option (so bring your favorite DVDs if you want to chill with a movie and a glass of wine at night in your room). The grounds were well maintained, clean and colorful. The pool was clean and refreshing. There are plenty of lounge chairs for sunbathing, as well as a couple round tables (one with an umbrella and one under covered eating area). If I'm being honest, they could use one or two more tables with umbrellas since the sun is so intense in Palm Springs, and it's nice to duck into some shade by the pool every once in a while. There is also a hot tub (yes, we used it at night, and it was great!). If you want to grill out, they've got that covered too with a wonderful gas grill (and grilling utensils) that worked perfectly. The neighborhood is nice and quiet. There is a grocery store, CVS and Starbucks that are in the same complex and about a mile away (easy walk when it's not so hot). You're also about 3 minutes from old town Palm Springs, so lots of shops and restaurants. For something really interesting and cool, head over to the nearby Palm Springs Air Museum to see some beautiful planes and to be schooled by docents that are nice and knowledgeable. We had a great trip, and were very happy with the hotel. For me, it's always a win when my wife says, "I feel relaxed, and I definitely want to come back to this place". Sooooo, we're looking forward to our return to A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel, and another stay in a quality hotel that goes above and beyond! Enjoy!!!
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Date of stay: June 2020
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US$187 - US$346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesCaliforniaCalifornia DesertGreater Palm SpringsPalm Springs
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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Frequently Asked Questions about A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Social Cycle (0.4 km), Tahquitz Canyon (1.1 km), and Moorten Botanical Garden (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Miro's Restaurant, Palm Springs Koffi South, and Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs.
Are there opportunities to exercise at A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and German.
Are there any historical sites close to A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Indian Canyons (4.6 km), Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway (3.8 km), and Village Green Heritage Center (1.4 km).
Does A Place in the Sun Garden Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.