Desert Oasis, Found: The Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs, California

April 9, 2018

The Saguaro is a popular boutique hotel located in Palm Springs, California. This colorful desert accommodation features a pool with an outdoor bar and cabanas that are available to rent, in addition to it all being surrounded by the vibrant ambiance it’s known for.

It’s conveniently located only 2 miles from Downtown Palm Springs, and with the hotel’s available bike rentals, you can easily ride into town to explore even more restaurants and shops.

Sunset at the Saguaro Hotel.
Sunset at the Saguaro Hotel.

The Saguaro hosts events such as pool parties and Taco Tuesdays, so be sure to check the calendar on their website before your stay!

Ready to experience this desert oasis? Here is my overview of staying at The Saguaro Palm Springs:

The Rooms

Boutique rainbow rooms at the Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs, California.

Every room offers an incredible view and faces either out towards the mountains, or inwards towards the hotel’s courtyard & pool. Each has its own patio or balcony and features its own color, so no two rooms are exactly alike. 

The Saguaro often offers limited-time deals on bookings, including $100/night stays! Check with their website to view their current specials.

Food & Drink

Colorful courtyard featuring lounge chairs and patio games at the Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs, California.

Their restaurant, El Jefe, serves tacos and margaritas and will even bring them outside to you while you’re enjoying the sunshine on the lawn. What’s not to love?!


Pool views from the room's balcony overlooking the courtyard at the Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs, California.

Offered at The Saguaro Palm Springs:

– Cabana rentals near the pool, that include a dedicated server, mini fridge, custom menu, TV, and fan

– 24-hour fitness center

– Bicycle rentals for cruising around town

– Events featuring live music and special dinner courses at El Jefe. You can check out their current events calendar here.


Colorful ambiance at this boutique accommodation - Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs, California.

Overall, the Saguaro Palm Springs is the perfect accommodation if you are looking for a weekend getaway and want to spend your time poolside with a cocktail in hand. With the events hosted, outdoor bar and vibrant atmosphere, this space definitely draws in a fun crowd. 

Tell me about your stay at The Saguaro! Have you visited their location in Scottsdale? I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.


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The Saguaro Hotel - Palm Springs, California
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I’m a solo traveler & photographer turned full-time corporate travel agent – born and raised in Southern California but now based in Colorado.


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