Hotel & Travel

We know you're excited to join us for the 2023 Palm Springs International ShortFest and we are enthusiastically awaiting your arrival.

Please check back frequently for an updated list of travel partners, including hotels, vacation rentals, and more!

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Host Hotel

The Hilton Palm Springs is a lovely desert retreat nestled at the foot of the San Jacinto Mountains. We are within easy walking distance to a large variety of luxury boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, cafes and entertainment. The Hilton features Elements Spa, fitness center, restaurants with poolside dining, spacious rooms and suites with private patios and balconies offering magnificent views of our beautiful pools, courtyard and mountain range. Complimentary shuttle is provided to and from the Palm Springs International Airport.  More Info | Map | Directions

400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way | 760.320.6868 | Website
Rate: $169 Per Night via Booking Link

Partner Hotels

A desert resort with a folk-modern sensibility. Ace Hotel & Swim Club is the high card and the low card: luxury suites with private outdoor fireplaces, basic rooms at democratic rates. A diner, a bar, and event spaces. Native plants. Far-out mountain views. Soul. More Info | Map | Directions

701 E Palm Canyon Drive | 760.325.9900 | Website
Rate Code: PSFFA | 20% Off Best Available Rate 

Rates starting at $148 Weekdays, $199 Weekends

Alcazar Palm Springs is a lush and relaxing modern oasis in the perfect location. We’re a 34-room boutique hotel located in the middle of the bustling Uptown Design District! We offer European-style complimentary espresso/coffee, fresh juice, and morning pastries, luxurious beds with super soft Italian linens, private patios, fireplaces, mountain views, wireless internet, and Townie Bikes for exploring the neighborhood. Soak and float in our pool while gazing at the San Jacinto Mountains. Need some solitude? Grab a cocktail and a favorite book to relax in our serene garden courtyard. Feeling a bit social? Head down a short path to enjoy our world-renowned restaurants. Eat, drink, and share experiences with other modern travelers from across the globe. To finish dip into the warm jacuzzi and gaze into the starlit desert night sky. “Stay, play, drink, eat…and repeat! More Info | Map | Directions

622 N Palm Canyon Dr | 760.318.9850 | Website
Rate Code: PSFF | Poolside King Room Weekday $165.00+ / Weekend Rate $185.00+

At Best Western Las Brisas, visit our relaxing oasis in the heart of downtown Palm Springs and bask in the sunshine amidst our award-winning Mediterranean architecture and lush landscaping that extends from our guestrooms to our poolside Gazebo Bar & Grill – all steps away from Palm Springs’ renowned shopping, restaurants, nightlife, and leisure activities. More Info | Map | Directions

222 S Indian Canyon Dr | 760.325.4372 | Website

Courtyard by Marriott is a newly renovated hotel located one mile from Downtown Palm Springs, Palm Springs Airport and just blocks from all the movie venues. More Info | Map | Directions

1300 E Tahquitz Canyon Way | 760.322.6100 | Website

Rate: $119 Per Night via Booking Link

Named one of Travel + Leisure’s Top 500 Hotels of 2022, Holiday House is a 28-room boutique hotel located in downtown Palm Springs. Originally opened in 1951, the hotel was designed by noted architect Herbert W. Burns. Today, it has been reimagined by interior designer Mark D. Sikes and the team behind Sparrows Lodge. The property features midcentury inspired elements combined with a communal atmosphere and whimsical edge. The design centers around Gio Ponti inspired tile-work in the bar and artwork throughout the property including pieces by David Hockney, Roy Liechtenstein, Herb Ritts, Alex Katz, and Mr. Brainwash, with a garden sculpture by Donald Sultan. 

In order to create a communal environment, Holiday House does not have televisions in our
rooms. Guests must be 21 and over to check-in. 
 More Info | Map | Directions

200 W Arenas Rd | 760.320.8866 | Website

A charming, historic boutique Palm Springs resort and home to the iconic El Mirasol Mexican Restaurant and bar, Los Arboles Hotel features 21 well-appointed rooms, heated pool, Jacuzzi, room service and is located walking distance from downtown shopping, dining, and nightlife. Los Arboles Hotel guests will enjoy the legendary Palm Springs weather, golf and spa activities. More Info| Map |Directions

784 N Indian Canyon Drive | 760.459.3605 | Website
Rate: 17% Off Best Available Rate | Call to Book!

An ethereal desert beauty permeates every experience at Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs Hotel, where urban enchantments meet epic scenery. The 153 soothing, spacious guestrooms and suites offer a restorative retreat after heart-thumping adventures on rugged trails or in the lively nightlife scenes of downtown. At the rooftop pool and bar, pair brilliant sunsets with masterful cocktails. Dine at one of our three chef-driven restaurants featuring seasonal, shareable small plates made from fresh, local ingredients. From vista points like our refreshing rooftop deck or the two-story cinematic window in the lobby, the views are stunning and unsurpassed. Embrace our downtown desert dreamland. More Info| Map |Directions

100 W Tahquitz Canyon Way | 760.904.5015 | Website
Rate Code: PSFF | 20% Off Best Available Rate

Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs combines the chic, mid-century Palm Springs aesthetic with Margaritaville’s casual-luxe island feel. Just minutes from downtown Palm Springs in the Uptown Design District, the 16-acre resort includes 398 rooms and 36 suites, island-inspired drink and dining options, the soothing St. Somewhere Spa (Palm Springs’ largest resort spa), family-oriented programming, and more than 40,000 square feet of combined wedding, meeting, and event space. More Info | Map | Directions

1600 N Indian Canyon Drive | 760.327.8311 | Website
Rate: 15% Off Best Available Rate via Booking Link

Palm Mountain Resort & Spa is just steps away from the famed Palm Canyon Drive. Relax in the sun by our perfectly chilled pool, pamper yourself with a soothing massage at The Spa, lounge in our spacious guestrooms, and take advantage of the perfect location in the heart of all that's happening in downtown Palm Springs, including nightlife, fabulous restaurants, shops, galleries, and casinos. Your home base in the heart of Palm Springs awaits. More Info | Map | Directions

155 S Belardo Road | 760.325.1301 | Website

Savor beauty inside and out when you stay at the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel. Set
against a backdrop of swaying palm trees and the majestic San Jacinto Mountains, our
perfect hotel in the heart of Downtown Palm Springs captures the essence of desert living.
Find your oasis while lounging beside one of the area's largest outdoor pools or sipping a
refreshing drink in one of our private cabanas. Slip into sweet dreams in rooms and suites
redesigned to pamper and please with pillowtop mattresses and spa-inspired bathrooms.
Celebrate the area while delighting in a meal at Date, our casual restaurant where locally
grown fruit graces the menu. Rocks offers a trendy bar setting to unwind after a day of
exploring the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, Palm Springs Art Museum and boutique shops along the city's main thoroughfare. Indulge in the ultimate relaxation at Renaissance Palm
Springs Hotel. More Info| Map |Directions

888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way | 760.322.6000 | Website
Rate Code: SFH4 | $159 Per Night

Welcome to Saguaro, where everyone’s welcome, and all are celebrated! Originally constructed in 1977, Saguaro’s distinguishable and iconic bold color palette is the work of architects Peter Stamberg and Paul Aferiat, whose motivation for Saguaro’s vibrant design was to infuse the property with hues that reflect the indigenous flowers that bring color to the desert landscape. Saguaro’s 244 room resort features a buzzing pool scene, ongoing crafted happenings, two bars, a Mexican cantina and over 20,000 square feet of inspiring event space for all your needs! More Info | Map | Directions

1800 E Palm Canyon Drive | 760.323.1711 | Website

Rate Code: SHORTFEST | 20% Best Available Rate

Sparrows Lodge is a completely restored 1950's retreat. You will be welcomed roadside with a simple hand-painted sign with two Sparrows. The 20 rooms feature exposed beam ceilings, russet red walls, concrete floors with inlaid pebbles and butterfly chairs. Most rooms have private patios. All rooms have AC/Heat and ceiling fans. With no televisions or phones in the rooms, there is an environment of ease and simplicity.  More Info | Map | Directions

1330 E Palm Canyon Drive | 760.327.2300 | Website

Set at the foot of the San Jacinto Mountains, Villa Royale is a 3.5-acre free-spirited, adults-only hideaway amidst the palms of the Coachella Valley. Within the Mission Revival Style villas and geometric tiled courtyards, Villa Royale channels the eccentric history of the destination and mesmerism of the landscape that has long lured wild, free-thinking spirits to the Southern California desert. More Info | Map | Directions

1620 S Indian Trail | 760.327.2314 | Website

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ShortFest 2023