For decades, the city of Palm Springs, located in the large Coachella Valley, has been a prime vacation destination for many seeking respite from the stress of their everyday lives. Tourism is the region's biggest industry, and it is especially active in the winter time. Surrounded by majestic mountains on all sides, Palm Springs is famous for its unparalleled desert landscapes, championship golf courses, and luxurious resorts. When visiting the city, one is always overwhelmed by the number of quality hotels available. Choosing can be a hard task.

If you're looking for quality and affordability, The Palm Springs Holiday Inn is a great choice. Located off East Palm Canyon Drive, the Holiday Inn is in the center of some of Palm Spring's best restaurants and shopping centers. It features comfortable guest rooms with patios and private balconies that provide beautiful desert views. Every room has high-speed wireless internet. There's 8000 square feet of conference rooms available for corporate events or parties. You can take a dive in the Olympic-sized pool or relax in the Jacuzzi, pool-side bar and courtyard nearby.

If you want a historic lodging experience, check out the Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn. This famous hotel once hosted the likes of Albert Einstein and Clark Gable. The Willows has been preserved and restored throughout the decades, so that today it retains its old school look and feel while at the same time providing guests with all the modern amenities. Enjoy the Willows hillsides gardens and experience some of the history of Palm Springs.

Now, if you are looking for a luxury stay in Palm Springs, the Hyatt in Palm Springs has some of the best suites in the city. The Hyatt is right in the middle of downtown, a short walk away from all the shops and dining establishments. It offers exquisite, 606 square-foot suites complete with separate parlors and bedroom areas, as well as fully stocked mini-bars. Suites also come with large marble dining tables, two color televisions, and private balconies and patios with spectacular views. The executive suites have all the same amenities but offer 1,040 square feet of space as well as a marble jetted hot tub.

Another big luxury hotel in Palm Springs is the Doral Resort. The Doral is actually a four-star golf resort that comes complete with a 27-hole golf course, so if you're a golfing enthusiast, this is your ideal place to lodge when you visit the Coachella valley. The Doral has 285 guestrooms and suites and features 23,000 square feet of conference and banquet facilities. There are also tennis courts and a spa, as well as fine dining facilities.

If you want to stay at a luxury villa, the Andalusian Court is an excellent option. Established in 1921, the Andalusian Court features 700-square-foot single bedroom villas with incredible desert and mountain vistas. Each unique villa has a customized fireplace and a complete kitchen with Spanish style furniture as well as spacious, walk-in showers and beautiful arched doorways.

When you stay in the beautiful oasis of Southern CA, check out the relaxing hotels in Palm Springs.