Las Fuentes Inn and Gardens

2990 Araby Circle, Palm Springs, California 92264
Innkeeper(s): Don Karvelis
  • Introduction

    Las Fuentes Inn & Gardens in Palm Springs

    Las Fuentes Inn & Gardens is located in the quiet Araby area of south Palm Springs, CA, just a short, easy drive from the Palm Springs Airport, and a couple of miles from downtown and other desert attractions.

    This very private, bright, 800 square foot suite, designed in contemporary style, is accented with Native American decor.

    Our peaceful desert garden is a botanical delight with nearly 300 plants and four unique water fountains. Night lighting is spectacular. A grand patio, with misting system, surrounds a 60 foot saltwater lap and swim pool. A grassy badminton court, direct access to the county walking/jogging trail along the Palm Canyon Wash and complimentary use of bicycles are available to guests.

    A wide range of daily breakfast choices is offered, served in-suite, pool-side on the patio, or in the house dining room.

    Robes and pool towels are provided in the suite.

    Our location offers convenient, safe, driveway and cul-de-sac parking.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Don Karvelis for sharing his secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Guests seeking quiet and privacy stay here.  Two is the maximum number of guests permitted.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    My breakfasts have made Trip Adviser several times. The Inn is unique in that it is one-suite only, located in a desert garden setting. I love meeting and visiting with guests from all over the world.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Palm Springs is famous for its warm sunny desert climate. We average 355 days of sunshine each year!

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Exactly what we were looking for!

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    The Inn is located in a residential neighborhood of south Palm Springs.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Choices are numerous: Hiking - 140 trails;  the spectacular Indian Canyons; 3 Museums in town;  3 Botanical gardens and one zoo featuring desert animals; lots of bicycling opportunities;  Balloon rides;  2 Outlet malls nearby.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Smoke Tree Commons Mall and Araby Trail.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    My favorite restaurant is Le Vallauris featuring French food is an old historic home downtown. Guests can eat outside under the huge fichus trees and twinkling lights.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Links to all the major attractions are located on my web-site.

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    This is a one-suite B&B.

    Do you accept pets?

    I do not accept pets. Some guests are allergic to animal fur. Several other hotels in town have designated pet-friendly rooms such as the Del Marcos Hotel. Local pet sitters are available also.

  • Breakfast

    Las Fuentes Inn and Gardens Breakfast

    Breakfast is served every morning between 8:00 and 9:00 AM. Guest can enjoy breakfast anywhere in the house, as well as in the outdoor grand patio.

    Breakfast Items Include

    • Juice (various flavors)
    • Fruit (seasonal)
    • Yogurt (various flavors)
    • Two eggs fixed according to your preference
    • Hash browns
    • Ham and sausage
    • Cheese omelette with home-made tomato compote
    • Cheese blintzes with sour cream and fruit sauce
    • Finnish oven-baked pancake with hand-made turkey-cranberry sausage
    • Greek Frittata with hand-made lamb-basil sausage
    • Hot oatmeal with raisins and imported Demerara sugar
    • Home-made "nutty-fruity" granola cereal
    • Milk: (non-fat, 2%, whole, or coconut)
    • Muffins or scones with butter, home-made jam, and honey
    • Multi-grain toast with butter, home-made jam, and honey
    • Coffee, regular or decaf
    • Tea, regular, green, or herb
    • Hot chocolate

    Let the innkeeper know what you would like to eat for breakfast by 5:00pm the day before.