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Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Only 12 room, this wonderful little boutique hotel is cosy and comfortable. Management is prompt and personable--guests are encouraged to treat the hotel like home and there is a communal kitchen, bbq and lounge with access to DVDs and books. A fruit basked is piled high daily; red licorice twizzerls and beverages are included all day long! And that includes...

1Thank Dolores R
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I am beyond happy to have this wonderful boutique hotel in Palm Springs. My husband and I had a perfectly, wonderfully relaxing 2-day escape just hanging by the pool enjoying the lush grounds and watching hummingbirds dart here, there and everywhere. Bliss! Curly is funny and so friendly, like a long-lost friend and we also met Jay and loved his...

3Thank indianbrit_13
La Crescenta, California
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Stumbled upon this Gem of a hotel. All the things we wanted, and so much more. The staff, service, location, and the atmosphere filled our needs and then some. We could not be more pleased & surprised by what we were gifted upon this stay. We will be recommending and returning. Gratitude to Hotel California...our favorite oasis.

1Thank victoriamarie3
Orange County
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We just got back home from staying the weekend here…Let me first say it was one of the best places we have stayed in a long time!! This little hotel (more like a BandB) is family owned and run-genuinely nice, friendly, people, extremely helpful and sweet!! Besides the nicest staff, the grounds and rooms are very clean and cute. Quaint...

1Thank Chelsie B
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We were seeking a small boutique hotel for our first trip to Palm Springs with ambiance that would be welcoming, refreshing and well done - and the Hotel California is an oasis of hospitality and service - and lush tropical foliage poolside - with hummingbirds - and fountains - and quiet spots for couples. We especially thank Curly, the manager,...

1Thank Arlene D
New York
Reviewed 7 April 2015

I read the positive reviews about Hotel California and was excited to get a fairly last minute reservation (one month in advance...and we did take the last room). The location is perfect, just removed enough from downtown but close enough to bike to, long walk to, or take an Uber to (or drive if you have a car). The grounds...

1Thank Bairda98
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 April 2015

I never wanted to leave. I can be very picky and difficult to please but this hotel is perfect. I would stay at Hotel California again and again. Love Curly, love the pool and garden, love the kitchen, love the decor, love the staff.

1Thank Elisa G
Langley City, Canada
Reviewed 31 March 2015

The Hotel California is a small boutique hotel owned & run by very caring, personable, honest and genuinely enjoyable people - that being Larry (owner), Jay and Curly, and Mike. These people, along with the housekeeping staff, are who make this place special. These are some of the great happenings that we encountered while staying there. 1. When we initially...

2Thank RobynDoornberg
Spring Lake, Michigan
Reviewed 31 March 2015

When we made the reservation, we were told " you're gonna love it here " ... And it is true, Hospitality Plus from the moment we checked in to our departure! We have not encountered a more accommodating staff - including some 5 star hotels. The Courtyard, shaded by a majestic Rubber Tree, is the relaxing place to gather and...

3Thank Joe S
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

From the day I made the reservation to the day we checked out , this place was perfect! Warm, friendly and helpful staff..beautiful, clean room. Plus they kept us hydrated with plenty of free water. Thanks to Curly, Jay and Mike. Hopefully we'll be back!

1Thank Patricia K

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $202 - $277 (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
#1 Best Value Hotel in Palm Springs
#3 Romantic Hotel in Palm Springs
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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“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
“There are no bad rooms. It is quiet and peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles OakPark720, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sweet boutique hotel not sure there is a bad room”
 of 5 bubbles frenchy65, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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