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Parker Palm Springs

4200 East Palm Canyon Drive | Palm Springs, CA 92264 [See Map]
#4 in Best Palm Springs Hotels
Hotel Class 4.0-star Critic Rating Good Guest Rating
TripAdvior Traveler Rating

Based on 1181 reviews
Property Type Resort hotel with 144 rooms, 2 floors
Primary View(s) Neighborhood, Mountain(s)
Style Modern
Best For Business travelers, Families, Couples, Solo travelers

U.S. News Review

Retro, hip, magical, luxurious the list of adjectives that recent guests attach to the Parker Palm Springs is long and overwhelmingly positive. From the exterior, the property looks like a classic Palm Springs resort, but inside, guests find themselves among chic furnishings, modern artwork and stylish facilities. Guest room decor uses white and beige hues as a jumping-off point for bold colors and quirky patterns. Rooms and suites are outfitted with private patios or lanais, LCD flat-screen TVs and minibars. The hotel features the PSYC spa and gourmet eateries that earn guests' praise. However, travelers warn that the room bills are steep and include an unwelcome resort fee. To save on a stay here, consider becoming a member of the Starwood Preferred Guest program; though it may not be obvious, Parker Palm Springs is a member of the Le Méridien hotel family. Just a few miles from Palm Springs International Airport and downtown Palm Springs, the Parker's location is ideal.

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Critic Reviews

Travel + Leisure

“Adler's redesign of the 144-room Parker is perhaps the most ambitious attempt to restore the luster of Palm Springs, the one that will likely be the benchmark for the luxury resorts that follow.”

Fodor's

“A cacophony of color and over-the-top contemporary art assembled by New York City-based designer Jonathan Adler mixes well with the brilliant desert garden, two pools, fire pits, and expansive spa of this hip hotel that attracts a stylish, worldly clientele.”
Award: Fodor's Choice

Brides Magazine

“Picture sexy pools with chic cabanas and striking umbrella-topped lounge chairs, guest rooms with cheeky color schemes and shag rugs, a fabulous spa, and playful touches like lawn croquet. (Admit it, you know you're dying to play.)”

Other Awards:
  • Concierge.com Editor's Pick
  • Frommer's Exceptional
  • Lonely Planet Top Pick

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1181 guests have reviewed the Parker Palm Springs, giving it a rating of 4.0, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4.0 (based on 1181 reviews)

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Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Business Center
  • Dining
  • Pets Allowed
  • Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool

Location & Parking

Surrounded by palm trees and situated amid the foothills of the San Jacinto Mountains, the Parker Palm Springs is able to maintain seclusion while still being close to the downtown Palm Springs area. Guests looking to explore the area will likely want to have a car with them, as most attractions are not within walking distance.

  • Palm Springs International Airport is 3 miles north
  • Downtown Palm Springs is about 5 miles northwest

  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach
  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping

Guest Rooms

Guests at the Parker Palm Springs can choose from Estate or Patio rooms, suites or villas. Estate rooms are outfitted in white and beige, with a dresser and a small table. The suites come with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as a separate living room, dining room, patio and kitchen. Designed by Jonathan Adler, the accommodations are modern with a cozy feel with feather beds and duvets, white wool blankets and velour cushioned couches. Amenities include flat-screen TVs, complimentary sparkling water and an eclair.

  • Daily $35 resort fee includes Wi-Fi access, valet parking and access to spa and gym

Standard room size:

325 square feet
  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Dining

With two restaurants with names like Norma's and Mister Parker's, dining at this hotel is a friendly affair. Norma's serves up comfort diner food with menu item titles like "Irresistible Banana-Macadamia Nut Flap Jacks" and "chunks of lobster swimming in cheesy macaroni." Mister Parker's is a swanky spot with moody decor and French bistro dishes. The lobby Mini Bar serves light dishes and cocktails.

  • Mister Parker's opens for dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday

Number of restaurants:

3

Cuisine types:

American, French
  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

There are two adults-only pools (one indoor and one outdoor), along with an additional outdoor family-friendly pool. The poolside Lemonade Stand serves food and drinks daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Outdoor adults-only Gene Autry pool open 24 hours

Number of pools:

3

Pool types:

  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo

Pool amenities:

  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar

Spa

The Palm Springs Yacht Club isn’t actually on the water — it's a 16,500-square-foot spa. This full-service facility has it all, from hydrotherapy sessions and personal trainers to manicures and an indoor pool lounge, all in addition to its full-service menu.

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

The Parker has a designated family-friendly pool, as well as a giant chess set on the lawn, ping-pong and plenty of room to play.

  • Poolside Lemonade Stand caters to kids too

  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

Along with a fitness center, The Parker has four tennis courts for matches and lessons, petanque (similar to horseshoes or bocce ball) and a croquet lawn. Group exercises are also available, including yoga, Pilates and tai chi.

  • Personal trainers available

  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles (free)
  • Tennis (with fee)
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

The Parker has 11,000 square feet of meeting space, including a divisible ballroom, breakout rooms and the Mafiya Suite for smaller meetings.

  • Business center open 24 hours per day

Number of meeting rooms:

5
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Two pets per room are allowed for a $150 fee per pet, per night.

  • Pets allowed (with fee)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Golf

Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort is 2 miles east of the hotel.

  • Concierge can set up tee times and make recommendations for other nearby courses

  • Golf carts
  • Golf packages
  • Club rentals
  • Club house
  • Refreshment stand or restaurant
  • Caddy service
  • Pro shop

Wedding

Weddings are common at The Parker and usually take place either in the 3,700-square-foot ballroom or outdoors in a lawn or garden space. There are separate areas for ceremonies and receptions.

  • Ballroom can host up to 400 guests

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

400
  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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4200 East Palm Canyon Drive | Palm Springs, CA 92264 [See Full Map]