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Mid Century Desert Chic Boutique Accommodation for the Contemporary Traveler

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type hotel
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Beautiful five unit complex with a total of six bedrooms and private pool area

The Amado has been featured in The LA Times, Vogue Magazine, Architectural Digest and on the cover of Sunset Magazine.

The Amado is a private mid-century Palm Springs compound that sleeps 12 people - perfect for small groups, productions, celebrations, bachelorettes, wedding parties, family reunions, weekend getaways...

The patio features a large community table that seats up to twelve people, four teak patio loungers, a large custom daybed overflowing with custom cushions, and butterfly chairs all of which provide a myriad of relaxation options.

There is a large Weber BBQ and brand new energy efficient LG washer and drier on the property.

I have a lockbox for each unit so that you can arrive at your convenience and don't need to coordinate picking up keys.

I personally manage the property and work closely with my guests to ensure that all your needs are met and that there is always someone available if you have questions.

The Amado is located in a quiet, residential neighborhood called Sunrise Park in central Palm Springs, just minutes away from downtown and the Palm Springs Convention Center. The neighbors are friendly and you'll see people walking their dogs and saying hello.

Sunrise Park boasts a beautiful array of original mid-century architecture and incredible desert landscaping.

The Amado has five parking spots on-site and there is plentiful free street parking. The Amado is located less than a five minute drive from the airport so it is a quick and easy ride. The Amado is centrally located and only a 5 minute ride to downtown and most attractions.

More Details

Jaime Kowal
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Conversational Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2017

About Jaime Kowal

Jaime's 15-year career as a freelancer photographer and multimedia producer has taken her to 23 countries spanning seven continents, providing travel and lifestyle imagery as a Creative Contributor for Getty Images and to editorial magazines including Wallpaper, Condé Nast Traveler, National Geographic Adventure, Oprah Winfrey Network, and

She has been a guest speaker on photography and sustainability at distinguished events including the 2010 Pecha Kucha Night Vancouver to a sold out audience of 2200 people, the City of Vancouver Ideas Slam hosted by CBC's Bill Richardson, and the Green Living Show, where she shared the main stage with Canada’s former Ambassador to the UN Stephen Lewis. She taught travel photography to students in the Himalayas on her global photography tour Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon in 2008.

Her award-winning book Waking Up the West Coast: Healers and Visionaries, was a three-year project where she photographed and interviewed 118 experts throughout British Columbia, Canada in the categories of social responsibility, politics, education, arts, culture and health.

Jaime currently lives in Palm Springs, CA where she is actively engaged in her community simultaneously shooting for clients such as Palm Springs Tourism, Palm Springs Life Magazine and Chris Pardo Design while also applying her energy to launching a number of community and design-oriented projects including Ernest Coffee and Bootlegger Tiki.

Jaime was recently nominated by Palm Springs Life Magazine as a '40 under 40'.

Jaime Kowal purchased this hotel in 2013

Why Jaime Kowal chose Palm Springs

The building itself is incredibly unique. The Amado was constructed in 1955 as a five unit apartment complex built in the classic mid century style. It boasts clean lines with a gorgeous mixed use of brick and wood throughout. The original vintage fireplace, tongue and groove ceilings, wood beams, and clerestory windows with mountain views have all been lovingly maintained and restored. There is a mature citrus grove and the property is landscaped with cactus and succulents.

What makes this hotel unique

This is the perfect-sized property for small groups of 12-20 people to get away to Palm Springs and enjoy the privacy of their own personal compound. Most guests don't want to leave the property once they arrive as it is so peaceful and restful. Every detail has been taken care of. The property has been completed renovated and decorated with a clean, minimal aesthetic, boasting original art, custom furniture and textiles.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday hotel in Sunrise Park in Palm Springs

Property Type:
  • hotel
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Unit 2 Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Unit 3 Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Unit 1 Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Unit 4 Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Unit 5 Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Unit 2 King Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleeper sofa is in living room
    Unit 1 King Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleeper sofa is in living room
    Unit 3 King Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleeper sofa is in living room
    Unit 4 King Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleeper sofa in living room
    Unit 5 King - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , King bed in bedroom and queen sleeper sofa in living room
    Unit 5 Queen - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Each bedroom features a bed, two night side tables, two reading lamps, dimmable overhead light, ample closet space and full length mirrors.
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Mid Century Desert Chic Boutique Accommodation for the Contemporary Traveler
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Would def recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Super nice house that reminded me of a mini hotel! Fit my group of 20 just perfectly. Would definitely recommend to anyone having a bachelorette/bachelor party. Well maintained as well and had no issues with neighbors or parking. Also, location is great and nearby a lot of stores. Hoping to stay here again in the near future!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Amado was MADE for special weekends

  • 4 of 5

As a bachelorette party, 18 of us rented all the units at the Amado for the weekend and what a special place it is! Nestled in it's own little community it made for such a cozy and inclusive stay. We loved the mid-century decor and the main house where we could cook and all hang out. We had a bit of trouble with the plumbing that took most of the day but Jaime and her team ensured we were taken care of and that this was a one-off instance. Thanks to the Amado and Jaime for a very special weekend:)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay for big group!

  • 5 of 5

We came here for a bachelorette party and it was perfect! We rented the entire complex and had 16 girls fit comfortably. The decor was adorable and the pool was great. Would recommend to any large groups! Only 1 mile away from a bunch of restaurants and bars.

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private, well-appointed home, great for groups!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Amado for a 40th birthday party - a group of 17 women. The main kitchen was well-appointed and served as our main gathering point. The space is very private and quiet. The pool was warm and refreshing. We loved the bluetooth speakers and outdoor lighting. The hosts thoughtfully provided high end linens for the pull out couches. They were very comfortable, and probably best for snuggly couples, kids, or one adult. The layout gave everyone some privacy while providing plenty of space for hanging out. The hosts were responsive and organized. Everyone was talking about how we should go back! A fantastic stay! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. They were so accommodating and the house is just gorgeous. Was there for my bday with 18 friends and it couldn't have been better.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Top notch, relaxing, pool paradise!

  • 5 of 5

The property is top notch! The owner is very sweet and accomodating! We rented the whole place. Everyone had their own private space but the main house kitchen was a great gathering place for meals and games. We hired a chef to cook for us...awesome! I can't wait to rent the Amada again!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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1.2 Miles
Palm Springs Airport PSP
Nearest Barpub
1.9 Miles
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Nearest Golf
1.6 Miles
Mesquite Golf & Country Club
Nearest Motorway
6.5 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Tropicale Restaurant
Car: recommended

The Amado is located in Central Palm Springs, just minutes away from the Palm Springs Convention Center, Downtown Palm Springs, and the Uptown Design District. Guests can easily reach a myriad of shopping, restaurants, bars, entertainment, dancing, hiking and vintage options - literally just minutes away. All within a quiet residential neighborhood.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday hotel in Sunrise Park, California Desert

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
23 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Holiday Season
22 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
Coachella W1
13 Apr 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
Coachella W2
19 Apr 2018 - 22 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £310.88
Damage Deposit £388.6

Palm Springs TOT Permit Number #PS6164

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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