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Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

We decided to detour Memorial Day traffic on the 10 and stay a night in Palm Springs. We've been around here a dozen times, stayed at the Ace, Villa Rosa, Saguaro, and Airbnb's. It's always been for fun and a quick one tank trip out of LA. This was by far the best vibe of any of the spots we've...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 26 May 2015

My wife and I just completed our fourth stay at Hotel California. It was every bit as relaxing and pleasant as the first three. There are other hotels with more amenities or on-site restaurants, but none that has a staff that immediately makes you feel at home. We feel like we are visiting friends that only want us to relax...

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Thank jwd1212
Long Beach, California
Reviewed 26 May 2015

My new favorite hotel in Palm Springs. They really go out of their way to make you comfortable. And I love that the pool and spa are open 24/7. Everyone there was so welcoming, it really is like staying at a friends house.

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Thank Onyx H
L.A. Area
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Add my voice to the chorus of other reviewers who loved this hotel! In all my extensive travels, I have never felt as welcomed and comfortable as I did at the Hotel California. Staying here is more like being a guest at the home of a friend; a well-off, sincerely kind friend who wants you to be as happy as...

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Thank 6Quinns
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 May 2015

The Hotel California is an absolute treasure. Larry, Lucy, Jay, Mike and staff are wonderful caring folks who made me feel right at home. The pool and spa in lush garden surroundings was terrific for someone coming from freezing Boston. Larry introduces the guests to each other -- a great way to get to meet others from all parts of...

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Thank Martha F
Corona, California
Reviewed 22 May 2015

We have stayed at several Hotels not just in Pal Springs. I have had maybe 3 or fewer occasions where I felt like I was at Home and was able to enjoy the entire trip....This was one of them. Lucy was amazing hostess and provided us with all we needed. Larry was fun to meet and all we can say...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

My first of many visits to Hotel California. I now see why it is always so highly rated! From the moment you walk in, you feel like you're at home. Jay and Larry (Owner) was so very accommodating. I love the 24hour pool, Hot tub, and shared common kitchen and BBQ area. I also really appreciated the complementary beach cruisers!...

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Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 21 May 2015

This is the best hotel experience I have ever had. You are treated like an especially esteemed member of the family. They cannot do enough for you. It is a private oasis in the middle of Palm Springs. We will be back. Book early, it is popular.

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Thank Fred W
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 19 May 2015

What is there to say that has not already been covered?! This place is an absolute gem!! I loved every minute. They allowed early check-in and gave us pink champagne in a cute ice bucket with two glasses since it was my birthday. Oh, let's not forget that upon check in, Jay offered us a cold adult beverage even at...

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Thank Caralyne F
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 12 May 2015

So we are back from our 4th annual visit and rebooked for next year. For you regulars Curley is gone but Lucy is back along with husband Michael and baby Jordan. The hospitality was as usual outstanding. Larry, Jay and Mike were as always helpful and accommodating and we met several very nice people poolside. Management has as usual made...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lush romantic grounds with surrounding Old California Spanish charm. Newly renovated with attention to every detail. Sister property to the #1 TripAdvisor rated Desert Riviera Hotel.. just up the street. Join us in the SUN! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel California

Address: 424 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264-8806
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Springs
Price Range: RM631 - RM893 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
California Hotel Palm Springs
California Palm Springs
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Palm Springs
#1 Business Hotel in Palm Springs
#3 Romantic Hotel in Palm Springs
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“We were in room 1 this time and liked it very much.”
 of 5 bubbles 70plusretiree, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 11 has great views of the mountains and overlooks the pool and courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles adrianf752, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms face into the pool area except # 10 which is still a good room 10 sec. walk to the pool”
 of 5 bubbles tdberger, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't think there is a bad room on the property!”
 of 5 bubbles JaniceG_12, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Every room is perfect”
 of 5 bubbles 2inlove1970, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
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