Month: November 2018

Wellness Getaway at our Luxury Hotel in Palm Springs

A Wellness Getaway in Palm Springs

There’s no better time than the holidays and the upcoming New Year to start thinking about your overall health and wellness. A New Year always brings with it new hopes, dreams, and aspirations; new goals for yourself and the life you are living. There’s no better place to start off the New Year than our luxury boutique hotel in Palm Springs. Quite simply, there is no comparable lodging in the …

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Introducing the Bishop House at the Willows

The 2018-19 season at the Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn marks a new but familiar milestone in the history of the inn. This year we re-unite the adjacent Mead and Bishop houses into a single estate after some ninety years.  The Bishop House was built originally as a fraternal twin to the Mead House, called The Willows. The Bishop offers guests nine new rooms to choose from when booking a stay at …

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Gladding, McBean Fountain at The Bishop House

A small advertisement  for luxurious art tile appeared in the August 1926 issue of Pacific Coast Monthly.  It featured a lavishly decorated tile fountain adorning an outside patio in Palm Springs, California.  The Gladding, McBean tile company was well-established by the time of the ad.  It had been in business for more than half a century and was known throughout the Southwest. In the 1920s, architectural terra cotta was all …

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