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Santa Barbara
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Reviewed 14 January 2015

Our visits to the Hotel California included a foursome - we visited with two of our best friends. We discovered it because the Hotel Rivera was full years ago and fell in love with it; it had just opened. The reasons? The ambiance, the feeling that we were family, the wonderful rooms (did I mention the beds?) , attention to... More 

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Nelson, B. C.
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Reviewed 12 January 2015

This was our first time in Palm Springs & Hotel California during Christmas & New Years. It did not disappoint. We stayed in the Townhouse Room, perfect with two bathrooms, bedroom upstairs with a patio off of the bedroom, downstairs was the living room, kitchen & bathroom, it was absolutely perfect. The staff including the chambermaids are so friendly, we... More 

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Reviewed 12 January 2015

My husband and I just returned from a 5 night stay at Hotel California. We loved the location, the small, intimate feel; our room was very comfortable and quiet; the staff was extremely helpful with advice of things to see and do in the area, as well as what restaurants to eat in. We used and loved the free bikes,... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

It was 6 degrees at home, so no better time for a long weekend in the desert. I have been to PS area twice before and stayed at the big resorts. We did not want to feel obligated to stay and use resort facilities that we were paying for, so we tried to find a small, nice place to relax... More 

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New Jersey
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Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

This hotel made our stop in Palm Springs memorable. We loved the room and surrounding property. There is a heated pool, hot tub, and fire pit, which we made use of. Helpful, friendly staff. We used the grill in our courtyard for cooking some dinner and had some wine at the hot tub. Very relaxing. Coffee and baked goods available... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 9 January 2015

My husband and I stayed here for four nights the last week of 2014. While it was pleasant, and everything about the location was good, it wasn't really meant to be an "all day lounge" kind of room or hotel. In fact, it was so cold outside (50s) that we couldn't really lounge by the heated pool (which was at... More 

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charandfamily
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

We recently had the pleasure of staying at the Hotel California in Palm Springs with our three teenaged children. It is a smaller hotel owned by a family and it was such a treat to stay there. It felt like staying with family. When you arrive you are greeted by a friendly person with a welcoming glass of wine or... More 

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Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

stayed at this hotel with my wife and recently married brother and sister in law after they were married in las vegas. Couldnt have wished for a better hotel Larry who greeted us and showed us round was first class along with Jay nothing was too much trouble and the hospitality they showed us was outstanding. The place was spottles... More 

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

My daughter and I spent a weekend at Hotel California to unwind after a family event in LA. We were so impressed by the warm and welcoming staff and the attention to detail. They think of everything to make your stay a great experience. From snacks in the room, water bottles, great selection of DVDs to watch, fire pit, kitchen... More 

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Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

My wife and I are done with large box hotels. Hotel California is located about a mile south or east of downtown PS and is convenient to the free BUZZ line stop (great alternative to driving on new years). Curly, Jay and Mike were helpful, friendly and we're attentive to all our needs. The kitchen, snacks, cooking equipment were all... More 

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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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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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: ₹ 9,802 - ₹ 22,620 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Palm Springs
#3 Romantic Hotel in Palm Springs
#5 Best Value Hotel in Palm Springs
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 7 is amazing-high ceilings and near the hot tub.”
 of 5 bubbles momfromcalgary, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms and all of them are different so what you need will dictate where you stay in the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles JennyC162, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Grocery and liquor store are both within walking distance”
 of 5 bubbles btm1001, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You can choose from pool side or more secluded rooms depending on your preference.”
 of 5 bubbles 122rickf, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They are all good, but some have bigger kitchens.”
 of 5 bubbles JFiddler, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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