One of the Riviera’s cabanas, courtesy Riviera Palm Springs Resort and Spa
Riviera Palm Springs Resort and Spa
1600 N. Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Kudos: Best of the Best Hotel 2010 from “Palm Springs Life”; Award of Excellence for it Circa 59 restaurant from “Wine Spectator.”
What’s new: The resort has added seven executive meeting suites, revamped an existing pool and a pool bar and opened a third pool.
Rooms: 398 guest rooms, including suites.
Meeting space: With its recent conversion of seven suites into meeting spaces, the hotel has 48,000 square feet of meeting space, including its 19,670-square-foot grand ballroom.
Location: One mile from historic downtown Palm Springs, three miles from the Palm Springs International Airport, 90 minutes east of Los Angeles International Airport.
Amenities: Circa 59 restaurant and four bars and lounges; the SpaTerre, with 18 treatment rooms; three pools outfitted with cabanas and firepits; and tennis courts.