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Currently one of Palm Springs' most pristine properties, having opened in June of 2015, the L-shaped, ranch-style compound dates to 1954, so although it sparkles like new, it retains that private, Palm Springs style. The current owners, who came from Texas, have directed a glorious renovation, replacing nearly every plank to make this '50s-style property surpass even most modern standards, including new marble bathrooms with bench showers, silent air conditioning, stone floors, loft ceilings, Sleep Number beds, and USB charging outlets at the desks. The large units, which line a timber gallery facing a central pool and also have separate terrace seating areas on the back of the building, are individually decorated in a homey style (armchairs, classy plaid curtains, plenty of table lamps). That pool courtyard got the biggest makeover, with a dozen new palm trees moved in, sculptural lawns grown, water features added, modernist stone sculptures placed, and the heritage mosaic-tile pool piled with beach balls like a cherry on a sundae. Continental breakfast is served in a kitchen-and-lounge area that feels like home. There are far fewer channels on the TV than you'll think there should be—but then again, the owners, who can always be found puttering around the grounds grooming their project, are thoughtful in other ways, including the fairly-priced in-room minibars and rates that don't skyrocket when it's busy. At just 11 rooms, it's a serene and sensibly priced place to catch rays—and the fantastic '40s-style neon diving beauty overlooking the water is just the right retro touch. Because there is no fence around the pool, kids are not allowed.