Taking the Waters in Palm Springs, California Spa Resort Casino

If you like to gamble and relax poolside during the day, Spa Resort Casino, located in downtown Palm Springs, is the place to stay. With 229 rooms, three pools and a casino with Steakhouse Restaurant, the property is centrally located to shops, restaurants and the iconic Marilyn Monroe statue. The muted earth tones of the walls and decor compliment the mountains behind the property.

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All the rooms have been recently renovated, and all are equipped with air conditioning. Included in the 226 guest rooms are 18 Spa Resort suites. The hotel provides Gilchrist & Soames shampoo, conditioner and body lotion in each of it rooms, for a little self-pampering.

On a budget? For $40, guests can access the spa all day, without having to stay overnight. The restaurant offers a happy hour menu, with several cheap food options.

Deluxe king room

My room, #521, was a deluxe king that rented for $109 to $229 in the high season. Check the website for best rates and package deals.

If you are looking for a Junior Suite, room 401 offers mountain views, is not a connecting room and has a wrap around balcony.

Spa Resort Casino Deluxe King Room 229, Palm Springs, California

Allergy-friendly Pure Rooms

For guests wanting allergy-friendly hotel rooms, Spa Resort Casino offers 17 allergy-friendly “Pure Rooms” for an additional $20 per night fee.

As the property is Native American owned, smoking is allowed in the first floor rooms.

Need to know:

There is a $10 daily resort fee that covers valet parking, wifi, daily newspaper and fitness classes. The Business Center offers two computers, with $3.20 minimum charge for the first, online 8 minutes and 40 cents for each additional minute of internet access.

Check in: 4 p.m.

Check out: 11 a.m.

Insider tips

If you are staying elsewhere in Palm Springs, the Spa at Spa Resort Casino offers day passes ($40.) to their Spa Sanctuary for the “Taking of the Waters.”

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For additional insider tips follow Luxury Travel Writer Nancy D. Brown on Twitter and follow Spa Resort Casino  on Twitter.

If You Go: (Update: The Spa Resort has closed as of July 2014.)

Spa Resort Casino (888) 999-1995

401 E. Amado Road

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Article written by and photos courtesy of  Travel Writer Nancy D. Brown of What a Trip, Travels from Northern California. I was a guest of Spa Resort Casino.

Spa Resort Casino pool in Palm Springs, California

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