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San Francisco, United States
Reviewed 17 February 2015

I've been reading about Hotel California for quite a while now. I started planning my recent trip more than six months in advance. The hotel lived up to every great comment written about them. From greeting Curly and the beginning or our stay, to saying goodbye at the end, they were beyond expectations. Everyone there, staff, and guests included, was...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 16 February 2015

A serene and quiet gem with a lovely landscaped pool and outdoor area. The staff is friendly, accommodating, and pays a lot of attention to details. The location makes Palm Springs easily accessible, but offers the quiet of a neighborhood. We will definitely return.

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Redmond, Oregon
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We love the idea of making older, small hotels into delightful, quiet hideaway spots. The Hotel California filled the bill and then some. From the engaging and attentive staff to the community kitchen, the place is full of wonderful perks and surprises. There are relaxing spaces all around the courtyard and pool area. Our room was pleasant and cozy, but...

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Thank geo1947
Reviewed 14 February 2015

The place is beautiful a oasis in the desert. I highly recommend it. The staff was great made you feel welcome. I have traveled all around the world, and find "The Hotel California" one of my favorite places to be.

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1Thank Ted I
United States
Reviewed 12 February 2015

From the minute one enters the property, it is evident there is something special here. The peace and quiet by the pool, with some friendly conversations taking place! The entire staff that just cannot do enough to help you and make you feel at home! Free snacks, beer, wine, water and soda all day long. I needed a room for...

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Reviewed 11 February 2015

This little gem of a hotel is easily accessible to downtown Palm springs yet still away from the hubbub. The "buzz trolley" picks you up out front and drops you anywhere in downtown for free. It offers a lovely pool and spa and a family atmosphere. Beds are comfortable with top notch linens and most rooms offer a fridge microwave...

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Sky Valley, Southern California
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Down home and friendly to a fault!...lovely, lovely, lovely courtyard garden surrounding pool...communal kitchen set up for everything from tea to outdoor bbq...quiet and indulging in a comfortable style...easy place to relax, work or play in soft mode....a true haven from the hustle and bustle of Palm Springs...delightful!...I return, I refer and I enjoy.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Beginning with the welcome you get from Jay (including a glass of wine) to the tour of the property it becomes apparent that there are more amenities at the Hotel California than at most hotels. The kitchen is well stocked with cookware - and snacks! Two large barbecues are also available for guests to use. The pool and hot tub...

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1Thank BarbnR0b
Calgary
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Nice cozy hotel - you are treated like a valued guest the second you step onto the property. A drink (alcoholic or otherwise) offered immediately upon arrival and check-in is painless, efficient and you are poolside in a blink of an eye. The rooms are clean and cute and have everything you need. And if need help with anything ANYTHING...

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2Thank snowbirdwannabe_11
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Hotel California is more of an inn than a 'hotel.' It's fairly small (14 rooms) and adults only which we liked. Our room (#2) was spacious, comfortable, and quiet. The hotel is on a busy street but once you get inside the walled yard, much of the noise is gone. In the evenings the staff make special efforts to keep...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • 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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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: $190 - $259 (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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“Room 6 is a 2 story townhouse with a full kitchen and private balcony”
 of 5 bubbles W7083YEbrians, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are good, but vary in size and amenities. The staff will help you find the best room for your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles renniecoit, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms not facing a street are the quietest. Most of them are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles garygA700YI, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 14, if it is available; however, all the rooms offer their own special intimacies.”
 of 5 bubbles egardeniaelaine, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 is amazing-high ceilings and near the hot tub.”
 of 5 bubbles momfromcalgary, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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