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Luxurious Midcentury Retreat, Saline Pool, Outdoor Shower, Private, Serene

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,114 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 28 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 4 beds, 3.5 bathroom, Mountain Views, Stunning Yard, Clean

Step behind the walls of the iconic Hilton Estate and its star studded past, located in the heart of Palm Springs. This three bedroom, three and one-half bathroom estate is situated in the historic Movie Colony East neighborhood, the original desert playground for hollywood elite. Located adjacent to Ruth Hardy Park, this Mid-Century home was originally built for hotel magnate Conrad Hilton as his VIP guest house. Thoughtfully updated over the past year, this property now features the best in modern amenities and technology.

Upon entering the home, guests are greeted with expansive walls of glass in the Great Room, which draw the eye to the private and lush backyard. This stunning outdoor living space features a South-facing saline pool, outdoor dining, gas BBQ and lounge chairs from which you can take in the exquisite mountain views rising from the West. Located on the Eastern side of the home is a private outdoor shower - a true delight with stunning unobstructed views! The yard is walled and gated for privacy, and is pet-friendly.

The Great Room features vaulted ceilings, custom LED lighting and travertine flooring, creating a space that is modern, yet warm and inviting. Anchored by a stacked stone natural gas fireplace with comfortable seating for all, this space is sure to be a popular gathering area for all guests!

The updated kitchen features cherry wood cabinetry, new quartz countertops, six-burner Wolf professional gas range, and wall mounted HDTV. The kitchen offers abundant dinnerware, glassware and cooking implements to inspire any level of culinary creativity, including pots/pans, blender, coffee maker, toaster, basic cooking utensils and condiments. This home features numerous dining options including the formal dining area located adjacent to the kitchen, alfresco poolside dining, or seating at the kitchen island for informal meals.

When it is time to retire for the evening, each of the three guest suites features queen sized beds, flat screen HD TV, dressers and nightstands, with private en-suite bathrooms offering a single vanity, commode and updated custom tile walk-in shower. Each suite also features new flooring, ceiling fans and USB wall sockets for easy charging of your mobile devices, as well as new faucets, shower valves, and exhaust fans in each of the three en-suite bathrooms. The master bedroom has two queen beds and each of the other bedrooms has a queen size bed (four queen beds in total).

Recent updates to the home include fresh paint throughout, drinking water filtration system, custom fifteen speaker Wi-Fi A/V system with three Apple TV’s and speakers in all rooms, expanded laundry room with new full size washer and dryer, and renovated full size heated saline pool with multicolored LED lighting, all new pool equipment, tile, plaster and pool decking.

The Hilton Estate is a true Palm Springs vacation retreat, offering the best of indoor/outdoor living, and is just a short walking distance to the Uptown Design District, which features some of the finest in dining, shopping and culture. Ruth Hardy park, directly across the street has tennis and basketball courts. Escape to Palm Springs and relax, restore and rejuvenate at the Hilton Estate!

-Pool heater is $50/day extra (if you want to use it) and can be added in or a part of special offer when booked. Typically used during fall/winter/spring months.

-Dogs are welcome, $25/day extra, for up to two dogs

-2 night minimum stay other than festivals and federal/national holidays which have a 3 night minimum stay. January to mid February requires 28 day min stay. Guests staying at least 28 consecutive days to pay for electric and gas utilities.

City of Palm Springs Rental Registration Permit # 6320

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Please inquire about rates and requirements for photo shoots, receptions, parties, events and filming.



-Minimum age requirement is 25 for renters, per the city of Palm Springs.

-No subletting or transferring bookings.

-No smoking inside the house.

-No glass or glasses by the pool, plastic cups & plates only.

-Swim at own risk. No running, diving or minors swimming unsupervised.

-Additional fees and requirements for events, receptions and filming. Please inquire for details.

-Any furniture moved or rearranged should be put back in original places or you will be charged a resetting fee of $200.

-Anything broken, damaged or lost to be reported immediately.

-This is not a party house, city noise ordinances strictly enforced 24/7. No amplified music outside or audible noise of any kind after 10 pm (per city ordinance). Quiet time from 10 pm to 7 am. Any noise violation will result in a fine and it will be the responsibility of the guest to pay. Owner to be notified IMMEDIATELY of any fine via phone call and text anytime day or night.

-Reasonable Use: Tenant agrees to use the Premises only as a private vacation residence for themselves and the other individuals listed as registered guests of Tenant. Tenant and registered guests agree to conduct themselves in a manner that will not disturb the neighbors' peaceful enjoyment of their properties, and that failure to do so shall be Tenant’s sole responsibility. Accordingly, Tenant shall follow the owners house rules and guidelines of the City of Palm Springs Good Neighbor Brochure, provided to Tenant at Premises (in guidebook). Furthermore, Tenant agrees that any noise disturbances resulting in a call from a neighbor, a visit by the city, law or code enforcement, will result in a fine. Tenant to call owner immediately if the police or city compliance officer arrives. Any violation including noise or over-occupancy is strictly prohibited and will result in immediate loss of lease and deposit. Tenant shall not make or suffer any alteration to the Premises. Tenant further agrees that they will not allow the Premises to be used for any improper or illegal purposes.

-Max overnight guests 8 and up to 10 during the day. Specifically 6 adults and 2 children ages 12 and under per city ordinance.

-Max 3 cars per reservation, per city ordinance.

More Details

Michael Dorman
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

Why Michael Dorman chose Palm Springs, Central

Full modern renovations inside and out while maintaing mid century charm and history. The backyard and landscaping make this a very private, relaxing environment that does not disappoint. The house has great energy!


Ruth Hardy Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2114 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower
  • 3 new walk in showers for each bedroom; half bathroom off living room and outdoor shower by pool. All bathrooms come stocked with shampoo, conditioner, body wash, body lotion, tissues...
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • 3 bedrooms all with private full bathrooms. 4 queen beds total.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Luxurious Midcentury Retreat, Saline Pool, Outdoor Shower, Private, Serene
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews

Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I rented Michael's home for a special birthday weekend and it couldn't have been more perfect! His home is lovely and comfortable and set up to have both great shared space in the living room, kitchen and outdoors as well as private living space with bedrooms set up in separate wings. It is well furnished and comfortably spacious. The garden and pool area was my favorite "room" in the house with beautiful landscaping, a gorgeous view of the mountains and even an outdoor shower! It is centrally located near town and just a short walk to some of my favorite restaurants. The whole experience including the booking was easy and perfect and Michael could not be a better host. We will definitely be back...

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A slice of heaven in Palm Springs

  • 5 of 5

This is my second time in this lovely home. My first was a girl's birthday weekend and now with my family. The inside is open and beautifully furnished with modern furniture and a well equipped kitchen. It is clean and comfortable. There are 3 large super comfortable bedrooms with their own bathrooms and everything has been redone. The location is great -- quiet neighborhood near a park and a short walk to town. But the best part is the gorgeous backyard with the original mid century shaped pool and landscaping to die for!. The setting is so serene, private and pretty and I love the outdoor shower. My husband and I hope to be back for a third visit sometime soon. Best rental I have ever stayed at...!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you loved the house enough to visit twice. You are an excellent guest and welcome back anytime!
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Los Angeles

Pure Heaven!

  • 5 of 5

This place is tranquil and gorgeous -- you won't be disappointed with anything. Everything was easy -- from booking to checking out. Perfect place for a family or friends' gathering. I will be back every year. Clean, beautiful, centrally located -- I didn't want to leave!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home, Sweet Home!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! The pics show it all. This home is so lovely, light, welcoming, and well-appointed. I absolutely recommend this home to anyone who values comfort, style, elegance, convenience, fun, relaxation, good times, and beauty. If you don't like those things, DON'T COME! Then it'll be available again for ME. ;)

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I can't emphasize what a great time we had at Michael's house. Not only was he a gracious and responsive host, but his house was absolutely beautiful. Great open floor layout, huge backyard, in a quiet, upscale neighborhood. The house was clean and fully stocked with amenities. We opted for a heated pool since we stayed in December and it was amazing. We also were able to bring our small dogs with us and they had an awesome time running around the huge backyard. The house is located very close to the center of Palm Springs and the neighborhood is very walkable. There is even a big park across the street. I can't wait to stay here again and highly recommend this property. Thank you, Michael!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlsbad, CA

A True Gem!

  • 5 of 5

This is such a fantastic vacation rental. The house is so cute and clean, me and my girlfriends loved it. Some of the best things to have during the summer are a nice big pool, outdoor seating, bbq, ice maker on the fridge and good A/C...this place has it all and more! The fact the owner allows dogs is fabulous since for many of us they're our fur family members so being able to bring them was great. We will certainly be back. A few local tips...the park across the street is nice for an early morning walk with your dog; Trio restaurant allows dogs on the patio and doggy bowls; check out the cupcakes at Over the Rainbow.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport (PSP)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
too many to name
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
multiple public courses
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 111
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
too many to name

Across the street from Ruth Hardy park. Great for dog walking, tennis, basketball etc.


Rates & Availability

Ruth Hardy Park House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Columbus Day
Oct 5 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
Jan 3 2018 - Feb 13 2018
28 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $750
Tax Rate 11.5%

Rentals of 28 consecutive days or longer, the renter to pay gas and electric utilities during their stay. Longer term rentals, will not be required to pay the Palm Springs city transient occupancy tax (TOT) of 11.5% which is only applicable to rentals of less than 28 consecutive days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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