Venice Beach and the Boardwalk (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
When I think about California, I imagine a dreamy lifestyle. Not only are there white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and palm trees, but there’s also Hollywood, glitzy movie stars, and designer shops. While traveling to California, why not splurge on that aura of sophistication by treating yourself to a fabulous independent hotel? Here are some of the best ones you can stay at while visiting this sunny state.
Sandpiper Motel – Los Angeles
The Sandpiper Motel in Los Angeles offers a comfortable stay combined with affordability. Located in South Los Angeles, it only costs between $75 and $100 per night to stay there. Guests have access to Venice Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Manhattan Beach. There’s also the option of traveling to downtown Los Angeles towards Hollywood and Beverly Hills. The room includes a flatscreen television, free WiFi, and air conditioning. The large rooms let in lots of natural light, allowing you to soak up the sunshine even from your hotel room.
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
By contrast, the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa spares no expense in providing a luxurious stay. The guest rooms include restrooms designed in polished marble, a private balcony or patio with a sitting area, hypoallergenic sheets, and minibars. The hotel contains a 24/7 fitness club, a 36-hole golf course, several pools with water slides, and fine dining options. The rooms offer stunning views of mountain ranges, the golf course, or the swimming pool. It’s no wonder that this resort has been nicknamed, “The Beverly Hills of the Desert”.
Indian Wells Resort Hotel
In Palm Springs, the Indian Wells Resort Hotel offers an affordable boutique-style hotel. Founded by Hollywood stars Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, this private sanctuary in the desert has many contemporary amenities, including free WiFi, marble bathrooms, an outdoor pool, a private balcony or patio, laundry facilities, and a complimentary deluxe breakfast each morning. The resort is near the Children’s Discovery Museum, the Joshua Tree National Monument, Indian Canyons, and the Eisenhower Walk of Honor.
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
The Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California is a luxury resort that includes exciting casino entertainment games. The resort contains many modern amenities, such as WiFi, free parking, a swimming pool, tennis courts, room service, and a fitness center. The room rates are very affordable, starting at $99 per night. There are many nearby attractions, including the Joshua Tree National Park and the San Rosa and San Jacinto Mountain Range. The hotel’s concierge can assist in setting up the ideal vacation in Indio, such as arranging a rental car or purchasing event tickets.
With so many accommodation options in a variety of beautiful cities, California could be your next holiday destination. There are many cheap flights to Los Angeles where you can enjoy modern luxuries in a relaxed west coast environment. Independent hotels can provide extravagant, yet comfortable stays in a variety of Californian cities. The perfect holiday awaits!