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Worth the splurge

“There is no better or more beautiful location in all of Palm Springs, and the inn and grounds are just lovely. The rooms are wonderful, the service impeccable, and even though it’s a bit on the pricey side, it is … Continue reading

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Splendid! The memories are worth the price

““This place is really outstanding. It’s just a few blocks off the main strip but rises up on a ridge above it. No noise or anything; it feels secluded. The staff is great. Each morning you have breakfast by a … Continue reading

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Great inn to stay

“The staff, one cannot say enough of, so friendly and respectful of one’s privacy. To top off the stay the three to four course breakfast in the lovely dining room with a painted ceiling and waterfall just right outside your … Continue reading

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A secret hideaway

“You are given the keys to your own private villa with security gates to ensure the utmost repose. You can wander along the same paths of the gardens as Albert Einstein, Marion Davies, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard’s feet once … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Times

“Almost an extension of the sepia-brown mountainside behind, the Willows is a bougainvillea-draped Mediterranean villa with a rare ‘old money’ air.” –Los Angeles Times, January 2012 (read more) “A bit like crashing at the private desert digs of someone’s super-rich … Continue reading

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Greer’s OC

“Every day is romantic at The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn. Built in 1927, this Mediterranean villa makes guests feel like they are visiting a friend’s antique-filled home. It’s no wonder legendary lovers Clark Gable and Carole Lombard honeymooned in … Continue reading

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The Guardian

“Top 10 Hotel in Palm Springs … Built in 1924 by attorney Samuel Untermyer, who hosted friend and fellow Palm Springs-lover Albert Einstein, , the Willows was rescued from near-complete disrepair in the mid-90s by a couple of emergency room … Continue reading

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Boutique Hotels Magazine

“The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn is one of Palm Springs’ most stunning examples of a Class 1 Historic Inn. … Its Spanish Mediterranean Revival architecture is enhanced by elegant interiors featuring original decorative wrought iron works, mahogany beams, frescoed … Continue reading

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London Times Magazine

“The Willows, built in 1924, where Clark Gable and Carole Lombard honeymooned, was one of Palm Springs’ first big homes, and is now a charming eight-room B&B. It has been a labour of love to restore it to its former … Continue reading

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Leisure Golf Magazine

“The Willows is for serious romantics. The small hotel, built in 1927 and beautifully restored in the mid-nineties, is so private, guests can spend a weekend and not see another soul. … It still has old-world refinement and charm with … Continue reading

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