Top 10 modernist hotels in Palm Springs, California

March 3, 2015

Palm Springs is the place to stay cool by the pool or with a cocktail, especially if you like mid-20th-century design. In advance of Modernism Week (12-22 February, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year), we pick 10 hotels that exude retro charm

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This quintessential modernist hotel designed by the architect William Cody in 1947 pays homage to the organic architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. It is in the Historic Tennis Club district – founded in 1937 and the oldest neighbourhood in Palm Springs – and nestles into the mountainside. The 17-room, adults-only property is built of native stone and redwood and benefited from a 2013 restoration that revealed its fine mid-century bones. The Chi-Chi room offers a fun poolside retro romp of the era’s art and furniture, while the Errol Flynn suite boasts a high, angled ceiling, full kitchen, and a series of wooden shutters that let in light or offer privacy. The Hope/Crosby room offers a quiet retreat with views of Albert Frey’s legendary house on the hill.
Doubles from $179 B&B, +1 760 325 6902, delmarcoshotel.com

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