Our Rooms

Poolside Rooms

Garden Rooms

The Cabin

Owner's Suite

  • Bed in Suite
  • Living room view
  • Pool chairs
  • Swimming Pool
Poolside rooms are approx. 300 sq. feet. They feature a queen sized bed & open shower. All rooms feature unique artwork and a private patio. Bathrooms feature rain showers, Grown Alchemist toiletries, and some Poolside rooms feature steel horse trough bathtubs. All rooms have AC/Heat and ceiling fans. Light continental breakfast, free wifi, and use of Sole townie bikes are available. With no televisions or phones in the rooms, there is an environment of ease and simplicity.

Accessible Room available - select the ADA Accessible room type on our booking page.
  • View of Bed room
  • Garden view
  • Swimming pool with cabana
The Garden rooms are approx. 400 sq. feet, secluded, and located in the garden section of the property. All rooms feature a king size bed, rain showers, Grown Alchemist toiletries, and unique artwork. Most rooms feature a private patio and steel horse trough bathtub. Light continental breakfast, free wifi, and use of Sole townie bikes are available. With no televisions or phones in the rooms, there is an environment of ease and simplicity.
  • View of Guest room
  • cabin view looking outside
The Cabin is our most secluded accommodation. The suite is approximately 500 sq. feet and features a full sized refrigerator, microwave, coffee brewer, and kitchen sink. It features a dining/living area separated from the bedroom. The Cabin also features a king size bed, private patio, rain shower, AC/Heat and ceiling fan. Light continental breakfast, free wifi, and use of Sole townie bikes are available. With no televisions or phones in the rooms, there is an environment of ease and simplicity.
  • Owner's suite
  • view of living room
  • view of king size bed room
  • bathtub
  • fire place
  • view of swimming pool outside
The Owner’s Suite is our most exclusive accommodation. Size is approximately 800 sq. feet with high ceilings and an open loft like space. The suite features a separate living area, gas fireplace, king size bed and unique artwork. The bathroom features a large steel horse trough bath tub and open shower with rain head. Light continental breakfast, free wifi, and use of Sole townie bikes are available. With no televisions or phones in the rooms, there is an environment of ease and simplicity.

Our Story


Originally built as Castle’s Red Barn in 1952 by MGM actor Don Castle and his wife Zetta, it was one of the original resort getaways for Hollywood elite. Legend has it that iconic actress Elizabeth Montgomery had her first marriage at the Red Barn. The property also has had incarnations as Catalina Palms, El Rancho Lodge and now Sparrows Lodge. The Lodge was fully restored in 2013 and many of the original buildings are still in use with modern updates retaining the charm of the original Red Barn.


Sparrows Lodge is a completely restored 1950s retreat. You will be welcomed roadside with a simple hand-painted sign with two Sparrows. The Lodge has a modern rustic vibe that carries through to our rooms, communal barn, outdoor fire pit and vegetable garden, accented by a collection of fine art including works by Ruscha, Kelly, Katz & Baldessari. The 20 rooms feature exposed beam ceilings, russet red walls, concrete floors with inlaid pebbles and butterfly chairs. Swiss army blankets top plush mattresses, and instead of closets you’ll find a metal footlocker along with hooks and hangers. Our bathrooms feature rain showers, and many include horse troughs as bathtubs. Most rooms have private patios. All rooms have AC/Heat and ceiling fans. With no televisions or phones in the rooms, there is an environment of ease and simplicity.

The Barn Kitchen

The Barn Kitchen serves a simple to-go style breakfast included in your room rate consisting of banana bread, yogurt, granola, fruit and toast and La Vittoria Coffee. The kitchen is open daily from 11am – 8pm for hotel guests only, serving an all day menu of delicious sandwiches, salads and small bites. Chef Carlos Arciniega’s menu highlights the bounty of fresh ingredients local to our region.
The bar remains open until 11pm everyday, serving a selection of microbrews, wine, champagne, specialty drinks and sodas. In the evening, gather around the fire-pit for star gazing & smores.
Chef Carlos Arciniega, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park NY has an extensive background working in some of the finest restaurants in the nation as well as renowned locations across Europe and in Mexico City. Specifically Carlos has worked at the Nomad in both LA & NYC, David Chang’s Momofuku Noodle Bar in NYC and most recently as the Chef de Cuisine at Sibling Rival at the Hoxton Hotel in DTLA. In 2021 Chef Carlos is putting a renewed emphasis on seasonality by sourcing unique & high-quality products from the best of the best of purveyors across the Valley. Carlos will be implementing these tenets by expanding the dining experience at both Hotels. After reopening in the summer of 2020 both Sparrows & Holiday House extended the daily food and beverage hours through 8pm with a casual All Day Menu. Carlos will build off the already stellar culinary reputation of each property set by Chef Woo to round out the menu and offer a more complete dinner experience at each location highlighting his flair for rustic Italian and Mediterranean cuisine.
Chef Carlos also looks forward to bringing back to Sparrows Lodge a special dinner series once Palm Springs is fully re-opened, with plans to make them eclectic & interactive.

Roasted Chicken. Avocado. Tomato. Spicy Mustard. Rustic Sourdough.

Tomato. Cucumber. Olive. Feta. Red Onion. Red Wine Vinaigrette.
+Chicken 5
+Salmon 7

Half. 18 Full. 30

Almond Butter. Smoked Ham. Herbs. Gruyere. Sprouted Bread.

Harris Ranch Beef. Barn Sauce. Tomato. Onion. Townie Bun.
*Impossible Available +2

Cucumber. Red Onion. Flatbread. Vegetables.

Bushman Bread. Yuzu Kosho. Baby Greens.


Bar and Patio

Contact & Details

Sparrows Lodge is located in South Palm Springs, walking distance to Koffi and the simple and delicious Appertito Italian deli and lots of other great dinning and drinking spots in town. Explore the area on one of our bikes. Outdoor activities await at Joshua Tree National Park, the Living Desert, the Aerial Tram or, closer-in, golf at Tahquitz Canyon and Indian Canyons. For local shopping, check out unique design and clothing shops on North Palm Canyon Drive or visit Hedge and the many great shops on Perez Design row in Cathedral City. Lots of interesting estate sale and “vintage finds” shops are in the area. Ask us for our favorites in town or nearby. Pioneer Town is a fun day trip as is horse riding at the nearby Smoke Tree stables.

Sparrows Lodge
1330 East Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92264
tel. 760 327 2300
email. hello@sparrowslodge.com

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  • 10 minute drive from Palm Springs airport via Taxi or UBER.
  • Adults over 21 only.
  • Check in is at 3pm, check out is at 12pm.
  • We are a small property and like to keep things quiet so all may enjoy their stay.
  • Daily Service Fee of $22.00 per night includes Wifi, light continental breakfast, and use of Sole townie bikes.
  • We do not have TV’s or phones in our rooms. 
  • Only 2 guests to a room. 
  • If interested in a group or event booking, please contact us directly.
  • Well behaved dogs under 40lbs are welcome. We request they be on a leash when outside of your room. $100 per stay.




Conde Nast Traveler
November 2020

Reader’s Choice Awards “Top 20 Hotels in Southern California”

Modern Luxury
October 2020

“Unplug and enjoy the property’s peaceful surroundings and robust fine art collection”

The Washington Post
March 2020

“Why You Should Visit Palm Springs”

January 2020

“Southern California’s New Age Cool-inary Cuisine – Palm Springs”

Architectural Digest
January 2019

“The chicest motels in America”

Marie Claire
July 2018

“Samira Wiley’s Palm Springs Getaway”