Room type

Standard Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Standard Room, Pool View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelOn the 11th green of a golf course in Palm Springs area

Desert oasis

Built by Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz as an exclusive desert getaway, this serene hotel overlooks lush fairways in the shadow of the Santa Rosa Mountains, 16 miles from downtown Palm Springs.

Country-club views

A complimentary Continental breakfast is served daily in the restaurant overlooking the lobby grotto and outdoor pool. The poolside bar provides views of the famed Indian Wells Country Club.

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Handsomely appointed guestrooms at Indian Wells Resort have patios, marble baths, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Views are of the city, desert, mountains, or golf course.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Built in 1957 by actors/producers Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball as a star-studded weekend getaway, the Indian Wells Resort Hotel is spread over four acres near the Santa Rosa foothills. Downtown Palm Springs is within 16 miles (25.8 km).

This desert hotel has 18,000 square feet (1,672 square meters) of flexible meeting space, including three distinctive ballrooms and three smaller meeting spaces. Hotel-wide wireless Internet access is complimentary, and two lobby computers provide complimentary high-speed Internet access.

Also complimentary are a daily Continental breakfast and shuttle service to and from the Indian Wells Country Club and the Golf Resort at Indian Wells.

Guests dine in the Mediterranean-style Loren restaurant and enjoy live entertainment in a sports bar that offers nightly happy hours.

This is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 18,000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1672 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 155 
  • Year Built 1957 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Patio 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 

Where to Eat

A complimentary Continental breakfast that includes breakfast breads, cereals, yogurt, fruit, coffee, tea, and juice is provided each morning in Frank's Place restaurant.

Frank's Place - Restaurant located off the lobby. Fireplace. Large flat-screen TV. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily and surcharged a la carte options are available as well. Lunch and dinner are served and a happy hour is provided each evening from 4:30 PM-6 PM (hours subject to change without notice). Live entertainment Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 6 PM - 9:30 PM (reservations recommended). Open from late afternoon to late evening.

Palm Terrace - Poolside bar overlooking the 11th green of Indian Wells Country Club. Cocktails, sandwiches, salads, and snacks served. Seasonal hours.


Singing and Celebrating the Legacy of Sinatra, Martin and The Great American Song Book Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 6 PM-9:30 PM in Frank's Place.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests enjoy an outdoor pool, spa tub, and two tennis courts. The complimentary fitness center includes two treadmills, two stationary bikes, a stair machine, an elliptical trainer, free weights, a multi-use weight bench, and other equipment. Hotel staff can arrange equipment rentals and tee times for dozens of area courses.

In addition to golf and tennis, the Indian Wells area offers hiking trails, four-wheel-drive tours, hot-air-balloon excursions, mountain biking, and horse riding.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near this Palm Springs-area hotel; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golfing on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Self parking
  • Valet parking
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

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