it's not modern but Korakia rocks my world. the most relaxing, restorative place I've ever been.
out of my price range, but the james hotel in phoenix az (scottsdale, really) is stylin'. sorry, just looked it up, it's the "mondrian" now. looks like they changed the decor too, but it's still pretty heavy on the interiors.
Ruby Montana's Coral Sands in Palm Springs.
what about houses for rent? my girlfriends and i are looking for a place to rent for a long weekend in early April...any suggestions?
Del Marcos - Worst place ever. The first time we stayed there it rained... in our room. The second time, a couple of crackheads next door were bouncing off the walls all night long.Is the Orbit Inn still open? I know their other property, the Hideaway closed.My new fave is the Desert Star Bungalows.http://www.palmspringsbungalows.com/stay/default.htm
Forget what I said about the Orbit Inn and the Hideaway.
I just stayed at the Desert Star, it's intimate and cute. Not the most luxurious, but restful and quiet.Plenty of house rentals can be found at VRBO.comI also like Place in the Sun -- while the architecture is mid-century, it hasn't been done to the nines like these other places, it's just spacious and comfy without being twee.http://www.aplaceinthesunhotel.com/
The Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale is a great MCM getaway. http://www.hotelvalleyho.com/The Clarendon in central Phoenix has recently been remodeled and is a more affordable option. http://www.goclarendon.com/
Arcosanti: http://www.arcosanti.org/expArcosanti/visit/overnight/main.htmlBetween $30-$65 for a one night stay, or $100 for their sky suite (http://www.arcosanti.org/project/project/built/skysuit/main.html).
I second the Korakia recommendation, and I think that the Moroccan styling of the hotel is very spare and elegant, almost modernist.
GoodNightDean -- I can give you several recommendations on homes for rent in Palm Springs, but it'd help to know more specifics (your budget, wants/desires, dates, etc.). Feel free to contact me if you'd like to talk."what about houses for rent? my girlfriends and i are looking for a place to rent for a long weekend in early April...any suggestions?"
HugeRooster: I'd love to know about your house for rent tips. We are looking for a modern (with great architecture) house that can accomodate 6 adults and 2 kids (!!!). We are looking for something as close to Palm Springs downtown as possible. Thank you! Stefanie
yes please share!
Also I just looked up korakia and it looks amazing and a nice change from the usual mcm style. Thanks for sharing!
I love Ballentines Hotel so retro and fun.
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