A selection of the best luxury hotels in Joshua Tree National Park, USA. A selection by Laura Becker
Experience a luxurious getaway at The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage! Enjoy sweeping views of the breathtaking Santa Rosa Mountain Range from the hotel’s two outdoor pools and spa and wellness centre. Relax in the air-conditioned rooms that come equipped with a refrigerator, coffee machine, flat-screen satellite TV, hairdryer, and bathrobe. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner at State Fare restaurant. Get in a workout at the fitness centre or explore the surrounding area, which offers a variety of activities, such as hiking. Palm Springs International Airport is only 8 km away.
Rooms: 244 Stars: 5
L’Horizon Resort & Spa Palm Springs offers an elegant, stylish escape for adults (21+) with spectacular views. Experience the spa centre and hot tub, relax in the bath robes and slippers provided in each room, and enjoy the smart TV with cable channels and coffee machine. The on-site restaurant, SO-PA, provides an alfresco dining experience and the pool bar offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Explore the area via free bike rental, or take a short drive to Saks Fifth Avenue or the Palm Springs Square Shopping Center. The Palm Springs International Airport is only 3 km away.
Rooms: 25 Stars: 5
Experience luxury like never before at the Fleur Noire Hotel, situated in Palm Springs, only 2.2 km from the Palm Springs Visitor Center and 2.8 km from the O’Donald Golf Course. Opened in November 2021, this delightful property is designed with style and features a restaurant, shared kitchen, a shared lounge and free WiFi. All guest rooms come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a fridge, a coffee machine, a shower, free toiletries, a desk, a private bathroom, a hairdryer and bed linen. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and garden, or explore the nearby area with free bikes. The Escena Golf Club is 5.2 km away, and the Palm Springs Convention Center is 2.9 km away. Palm Springs International Airport is only 2 km from the hotel.
Rooms: 21 Stars: 4
Azure Sky Hotel – Adults Only is a luxurious 4-star hotel located in Palm Springs, just 3.7 km from O’Donald Golf Course. It features an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi, private parking, a garden and a terrace. Its stylish interior design is perfect for a relaxing stay, while its great location offers easy access to attractions like the Palm Springs Convention Center (3.8 km) and Palm Springs Visitor Center (7.3 km). The hotel also has a hot tub, and is within 10 km of Escena Golf Club and 13 km of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. The nearest airport is Palm Springs International Airport, 5 km away. Opening in April 2022, Azure Sky Hotel – Adults Only is the perfect destination for an unforgettable holiday.
Rooms: 8 Stars: 4
AMIN CASA PALM SPRINGS is a luxurious 5-star boutique hotel situated in the heart of Palm Springs, only 4 km away from the Palm Springs International Airport. This historic property opened in October 2020 and offers free WiFi, free bikes, free private parking, a hot tub and a garden with BBQ facilities. The hotel features air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a microwave, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a shower. Guests can also take advantage of the business centre, concierge service and tour organising services. Situated close to Joshua Tree National Park, the hotel is a unique and attractive choice for visitors.
Rooms: 8 Stars: 5
Experience a luxurious getaway at La Quinta Resort & Club, Curio Collection. This historic resort features 41 pools, 53 hot tubs, 23 tennis courts, and spacious rooms with flat-screen TVs. Enjoy fine dining, authentic Mexican cuisine, and drinks at Ernie’s Sports Bar and Twenty6. Pamper yourself with a massage or facial at Spa La Quinta. Play golf on one of the five championship courses, or explore Old Town La Quinta, just 1.2 miles away. Free Wi-Fi and parking are available, and the resort is only 20 miles from the Palm Springs International Airport. Experience an unforgettable stay at La Quinta Resort & Club, Curio Collection.
Rooms: 796 Stars: 5
Sands Hotel and Spa is one of the best luxury retreats in Joshua Tree National Park. This boutique hotel offers stylish and modern interior design with free WiFi and stunning views of the mountains in Indian Wells. The 24-hour front desk and concierge service guarantee a pleasant stay. All rooms come with flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, and a wardrobe. Guests can enjoy Mediterranean cuisine in the on-site restaurant, or explore the area with free use of bicycles. Other amenities include an outdoor pool and free toiletries. The hotel is conveniently located 26 km from Palm Springs and 12 km from La Quinta, with Palm Springs International Airport 22 km away.
Rooms: 46 Stars: 5
Experience luxury at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa. Enjoy 2 championship golf courses and 5 pools, plus luxuriously appointed rooms with LCD TVs and marble bathrooms. Take a gondola tour of the waterways from the hotel’s deck, or play tennis on the clay and grass courts. Relax at the extensive spa with a wide range of treatments. Enjoy Californian cuisine at the Rockwood Grill, and Japanese dishes from the ‘Samurai chefs’ at the Mikado. The hotel is just 4.5 miles from the El Paseo shopping district, 5 miles from The Living Desert Zoo & Botanical Gardens and 9.7 miles from the Oasis Waterpark.
Rooms: 884 Stars: 5
Experience the ideal getaway in the heart of Palm Springs. Dive Palm Springs offers an ambience of tranquility and romance with its outdoor pool, hot tub, and sun terrace. Enjoy stunning mountain views from your private patio, and rest in comfort in the air conditioned rooms. Take advantage of the superb breakfast, and savor the convenience of being just 2.6 km from Palm Springs Convention Center and 3.1 km from Saks Fifth Avenue. After a day of exploration, relax at the hotel and unwind with a refreshing dip in the pool, or enjoy the garden. Palm Springs International Airport is just 3 km away.
Rooms: 11 Stars: 4
This Palm Springs hotel is a historic gem. With a modern design and great value, it offers an outdoor pool, hot tub, and pool patio. Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, juice, and pastries every day. Rooms boast mountain or pool views, flat-screen TVs, seating area, work desk, and free toiletries. Bikes for hire and a business centre are also available. There are two restaurants with breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus cocktails and weekly live entertainment. Palm Canyon Theater, Spa Resort Casino, and the Palm Springs Art Museum are all nearby.
Rooms: 34 Stars: 4
Best areas to find hotels in Joshua Tree National Park, USA
Joshua Tree National Park is one of the most beautiful and unique places in the United States. With its stunning desert landscape, stunning rock formations, and incredible wildlife, it’s no wonder that it has become a popular destination for travelers. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing retreat or an adventurous exploration, Joshua Tree National Park has something for everyone.
When it comes to finding a hotel in Joshua Tree National Park, there are a few key areas you should look. First, the park’s two main entrances, the West Entrance and the North Entrance, are great places to begin your search. The West Entrance is located in Twentynine Palms, California, and the North Entrance is in Cottonwood Springs, California. Both entrances provide access to the park’s main attractions, as well as to a number of smaller attractions. In addition, the West Entrance provides access to the park’s main campground, which is great for those looking for a more rustic camping experience.
Another great area to search for a hotel in Joshua Tree National Park is the town of Joshua Tree. Located just outside the park’s northern entrance, the town is home to a number of hotels and other accommodations. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious resort or a more affordable option, Joshua Tree has something for you. Additionally, the town is home to a number of restaurants, shops, and other attractions, making it a great place to stay if you’re looking for a little extra entertainment after a long day of hiking or exploring the park.
Finally, the park itself is home to a number of great camping sites. While camping in the park is a great way to save money, it’s important to note that some sites require reservations, so it’s a good idea to plan ahead. Additionally, some sites may be more remote than others, so it’s important to check the park’s website for more information on specific camping sites.
No matter what type of accommodation you’re looking for, Joshua Tree National Park has something for you. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious resort, a rustic camping experience, or something in between, you’re sure to find the perfect place to stay during your visit.