Top 10 Hip Hotels in Palm Springs
Hipsters are sure to have a gas at this '60s-style resort.
Slumbering at the Orbit In feels like youve stepped onto the set of Mad Men. Go ahead, assume the role of Don Draper or Joan Harris at a Jetsonesque retreat guaranteed to enthrall modernist sensibilities. With superb mountain views and a prime location within walking distance from downtown Palm Springs, this hotel offers a sophisticated and intimate escape. Fascinating, fun and well-appointed rooms carry guests back to the mid-century era with sleek and authentic furnishings by the top designers of the day, including Eames, Nelson and Noguchi. Two scenic saltwater pools are a welcome retreat from the summer heat, and a relaxing Jacuzzi is lit by dramatic firelight after the sun goes down. Orbit Ins extensive spa menu offers relaxing massages, mat Pilates and yoga therapy. Guest room amenities include vintage LP record and CD players, DSL Internet access, kitchen or bar areas, luxurious lounging robes and more. Guests can watch the sun go down at the Boomerang Bar, the home of the signature Orbitini that has proven to be a favorite during the complimentary social hour. As for the irresistible vibe at the adjacent Hideaway --- blame it on the bossa nova drifting through the air. This quieter section of the hotel features elegant and spacious studio-style rooms with original appointments, fully equipped wet bars and poolside patios with beautiful views.