“Spanish Colonial style hotel”
Originally dubbed the Colonial House, this Spanish Colonial style hotel was built and opened in 1936 by owner Al Wertheimer, a reputed mobster and member of the Purple Gang.Featuring plenty of sunshine, a refreshing deep-water swimming pool, resort classic cuisine, as well as a legendary underground speakeasy and brothel which was entered via a secret staircase concealed behind a pantry cupboard, the hotel served as a private club for Wertheimer and his gambling pals. Along with his brothers, Wertheimer also owned the legendary Clover Club located in the heart of Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles as well as The Dunes nightclub located in Cathedral City both infamous for their lavish décor, celebrity clientele and illicit gambling.
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Colony Palms Hotel
- Sun - Sat: 6:00 am - 2:00 am
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