Palm Springs Riviera By Night

I drove out to Palm Springs Friday after work, carpooling with my son, for a Saturday packed with charity events. He dropped me off at the Riviera, where I’d been lucky to get a reservation two months ago. My son was staying with friends who own a weekend home there. Hotel rooms are in demand as the desert’s autumn/winter high season kicks in, although, daytime temps hovering at 90 degrees (32C) aren’t what most would consider autumn and winter.Palm Springs Riviera By Night (14)

The Riviera is a classic, reminiscent of the Rat Pack era. It’s over the top luxurious, glitzy, bold, vibrant! A renovation in 2008 freshened the already-indulgent atmosphere to the max. The long hallways, angled off to the various wings, are all wallpapered in the pattern you see in the photo below. I’m guessing many people have wound up hopelessly lost after a few cocktails, this wallpaper making them so dizzy they simply turned in endless circles.Palm Springs Riviera By Night (7)

The gallery is from Friday night as I wandered through the hallways, pool, and lobby areas. ~SueBee (photos by SueBee)

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7 Comments on “Palm Springs Riviera By Night”

  1. Oct 20, 2014 at 2:38 pm #

    Swish.

    • Oct 20, 2014 at 4:44 pm #

      As you’ve most likely used a local slang term, I’ll trust the definition as I’ve found it online to mean “fancy, sophisticated”, and that it is!!

  2. Oct 20, 2014 at 8:32 am #

    Oh one of my most favorite places!!!!

  3. Oct 20, 2014 at 7:41 am #

    I’ve only had 2 cups of coffee to drink, but I already find the wallpaper & sparkles disorienting!

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  1. Palm Springs Riviera By Day | SueBee and Kat - Oct 22, 2014

    […] Yesterday’s article captured the magic of the Palm Springs Riviera at night, but I also managed to catch a few shots during daylight hours. Most were taken while waiting for my carpool ride (aka, my son) to pick me up on Sunday. The giant television screen over the lobby bar captured my camera’s attention with its revolving array of vintage, artsy pictures. I couldn’t stop looking at it! […]

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