View Full Version : Ballantine's Hotel

01-29-2007, 01:49 PM
Who else is staying at this marvelous piece of kitsch in Palm Springs, anyone?

This is the first out of 4 years going to Coachella that my husband and I will not be camping near the Salton Sea. It will be such a different experience, not camping at HQ, but we have a sick cat at home and need to be gone for as little time as possible, so we're flying instead of driving from SF this year.

Anyone have any opinions, advice about this place? The woman I booked with was incredibly nice, and the place seems totally unique and fun.

01-30-2007, 05:38 PM
Hey, I did look at that place too, it seemed neat. I went with close and functional though, staying in Indio instead. I bet you'll love it, we'll need to hear reports.

BTW, I *totally* understand about the cat.. we actually roadtripped with 2 of our cats down to Austin for ACLFest last year, one old diabetic, one with a corneal scratch. It's hard when you have to worry about the tiny hairy monsters. Best wishes to lil fuzzy.

01-31-2007, 12:10 PM
I will give a full report! We're pretty excited, though--our room is garishly decorated and we're going to have a BLAST.

And thanks for your well wishes!

Jeffy has CRF. He thanks you! :)