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The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa

71333 Dinah Shore Drive | Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 [See Map]
#12 in Best Palm Springs Hotels
Hotel Class 4.0-star Critic Rating Moderate Guest Rating
TripAdvior Traveler Rating

Based on 1853 reviews
Property Type Resort with 512 rooms, 2 floors
Style Traditional
Best For Families

U.S. News Review

Sitting just off I-10 (about 10 miles east of downtown Palm Springs, California), The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa is often described by recent guests as an oasis in the desert. This sprawling property boasts a wide variety of ways to fill your days. Escape the heat at one of three pool areas (there's also a waterslide for the young and young at heart), or embrace the California sun while practicing your swing on the tennis courts or on one of two championship golf courses. The in-house spa offers a long list of treatments and services ranging from massages to yoga classes. Although travelers note that rooms facing the road can be a bit noisy, the signature Westin Heavenly beds, personal minibars and private balconies earn praise from recent lodgers. But before you hit the hay, grab yourself a bite to eat at one of the dining venues: Try the Tuscan-inspired Italian cuisine served at Pinzimini, or grab a light bite and a drink at Fireside Lounge. Because it belongs to the Westin family, this resort participates in the Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty program.

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Critic Reviews

Fodor's

“In the cool early morning, enjoy a walk or jog on the property's many paths, which wind past bougainvillea-covered walls, beds planted with blue salvia and pink petunias, families of ducks, and a koi pond.”

Oyster.com

“It's a family-friendly resort with so much going on guests might not find its distance from downtown Palm Springs as much of a drawback.”

Other Awards:
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Lodgings 2015
  • Frommer's Highly Recommended

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1853 guests have reviewed the The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa, giving it a rating of 4.0, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4.0 (based on 1853 reviews)

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Amenities

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

Location & Parking

The Westin is located around 10 miles east of downtown Palm Springs, situated amid a landscape of golf courses. Although not centrally located, the suburb of Rancho Mirage offers access to a number of shopping, dining and entertainment options to entertain those who aren't interested in taking advantage of the numerous golf and recreational options on property.

  • Nearby attractions include the Coachella Valley Preserve and the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens
  • Resort is 6 miles west of Palm Springs International Airport; 78 miles southeast of LA/Ontario International Airport

  • 24-hour valet parking ($7)
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • 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

The guest rooms are large in size, with space for a king-sized Westin Heavenly bed, a couch and table, a workstation with two chairs and a bathroom with dual sinks. The decor is traditional in design and decorated in a neutral color palette, a stark contrast to the colonial Spanish style found elsewhere in the hotel. Each room comes with a private balcony or patio.

  • Daily resort fee of $29 covers Wi-Fi access, fitness use, plus 15 percent off tennis court fees, spa merchandise and tennis and golf pro shop items

Standard room size:

525 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

The Westin has a wide range of on-site dining options. Pinzimini serves Tuscan-inspired cuisine while Seasons Grill serves American fare. Mission Hills Market & Café offers Starbucks coffee and a variety of to-go options including sandwiches and pastries. Fireside Lounge is the hotel's bar serving cocktails and small bites.

Number of restaurants:

4

Cuisine types:

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

Pool

The Westin has three pools on the resort grounds, ideal for escaping the strong Palm Springs sun overhead. The largest pool, Las Brisas, has a 60-foot waterslide. There is a smaller pool for taking a dip, as well as a separate adults-only pool.

  • Two whirlpools

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 Spa at Mission Hills offers a number of relaxing and luxurious treatments in its 14 treatment rooms. Unique massages include one featuring tropical shells and another derived from Polynesian tradition. Other treatments range from manicures to air-brush tanning.

Services offered:

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

Kids

The Westin Mission Hills provides a number of activities for kids. The Westin Kids Club Discovery room has a series of daily activities including arts and crafts, games, storytelling and more. Additionally, the hotel offers the nature-oriented Desert Rangers program, which gives kids the opportunity to explore the property's surrounding desert area. There is also a koi pond, a terrarium and a tortoise den for children to visit.

  • All kids club sessions include lunch or dinner
  • Desert Rangers is $75 per child
  • Kids Night Out is an evening kids club program

  • Kids club ($30 to $75)
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

The resort has a fully stocked fitness studio, open 24 hours per day, but that's really just the beginning of the Westin's recreational facilities. There is a sand volleyball court on-site, bikes and seven tennis courts are available for rental, plus guests can take tennis classes. The hotel also provides maps with running routes for guests.

  • Hotel can loan workout shoes and apparel to guests

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

Business

The Westin has 65,000 square feet of indoor meeting space, including venues with up to 17,000 square feet of space. There is also more than 20,000 of outdoor meeting space available to host events, meetings and conferences.

  • Business center is open 24 hours a day
  • PSAV provides audiovisual services at the resort

Number of meeting rooms:

75
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

The Westin welcomes dogs up to 40 pounds. There is no pet fee, though guests will have to sign a waiver when they check in and are on the hook for any expenses that the pup incurs.

  • Amenities include dog beds and bowls
  • Fireside Lounge and Pinzimini Restaurant allow pets to dine on the patios and provide a dog menu

  • Pets allowed (free)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Golf

The Westin has two courses available to golfers. The 18-hole Pete Dye Resort Course stretches 6,706 yards and is a par 70 course, and the Gary Player Interactive Golf Course is an 18-hole, par-72 course that's 7,062 yards long.

  • Golf lessons available
  • Kids 15 and younger can play for free

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

Wedding

Whether you've dreamed of getting married in an elegant ballroom or outdoors under the palm trees, the Westin has ample options for you to choose from. The hotel offers 31 wedding venues ranging from a ballroom to private terraces with panoramic views.

  • Venues provide views of the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa mountains in the distance

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

1,000
  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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71333 Dinah Shore Drive | Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 [See Full Map]