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Green Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 30 January 2015

then, instead of imagining it, stay at the Hotel California. From the greeting by Curly .. . the cleanliness of the rooms as well as the entire establishment, amenities that are included ( drinking a bottle of water from the fridge in the room will not show up as a $3.50 charge on your bill ) a quiet animal, children...

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3Thank DesertBoomers
Reviewed 29 January 2015

We loved our 4 night stay and didn't want to leave. The staff are exceptional and really make you feel welcome, almost like family. The pool and hot tub was a great way to end the day and the complimentary snacks and coffee was a great way to start! The location was great! 5min free trolley ride down town!

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4Thank JuurlCP
Carpinteria, California
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Charm was real, the team was real, the water was so warm, the visitors all had the same thing in mind. This place was quiet, the pool was 90 degrees, I felt like I could stay the whole season with our friends, Larry, Mike, Jay and Curly. See you soon!

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2Thank kathryn1949
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 25 January 2015

They couldn't be more helpful - everything you need for this standard of hotel and no extra costs at all. Plentiful fruit, cookies & coffee and the pool is so warm even my wife went in everyday. Really good fun and a very pleasant experience

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3Thank Michael D
Canada
Reviewed 22 January 2015

On this our 4th or 5th visit, we are still in love with the little cozy spot! Always accommodating and friendly, the staff are like old friends that you just can't wait to get back to visit! Curly is a wonderful addition as manager and knows the business well. We've always wanted to try different hotels in Palm Springs but...

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1Thank tanfan
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 January 2015

My wife and I just had to stay at the Hotel California…had a very pleasant stay…our room was fantastic and the staff is warm and friendly…and it was swell to hang in the hot tub and look at the stars before retiring for the night…looking forward to getting back there sooner than later...

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3Thank SteveoleMaisson
Netherlands
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Yes, I booked this after reading reviews on Tripadvisor. Not a single 'terrible'. Never seen that before. Of course, who reads the 'excellent' reviews ? We all read the 'terrible' reviews first... And by making this review 'terrible' you would all read : GO STAY THERE, THIS PLACE IS PARADISE.... No comments, everything is positive, great bed, nice shower, good...

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5Thank zebra48
Reviewed 16 January 2015

I'm not much of a traveler and had more than a few concerns about hotels. After many inquiries and no warm fuzzies, a friend found Hotel California and suggested I check it out. I had the pleasure of speaking with Jay and he seemed to "tune-into" my trepidation and concerns. I felt very comfortable speaking with him and was more...

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1Thank eshelmanlomita
Reviewed 16 January 2015

There are many locations that offer warm weather for those of us who need to get away from our below zero winters. What makes the difference for us is not so much Palm Springs, but the Hotel California. We have been twice and booked our next stay before we left Here are some quick highlights. 1. It's for grownups who...

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3Thank fussyfromCO
Manchester, UK
Reviewed 15 January 2015

Summary: + Friendly staff + Well equipped kitchen (if you want to cook) + Generally very clean (but see bathroom) + Retro feel (if you like that kind of thing) - Bathroom moldy and well past sell-by date - Very flimsy, with significant noise form adjacent rooms and road - Room quite small, and retro style may just feel dated...

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HotelCaliforniaMngr, Owner at Hotel California, responded to this review

I am so sorry about your less than great experience while you were staying at our hotel. Thank you for pointing out a problem that we were aware of but had not handled yet. We are better than that! All is done now. Thanks again for waking us up. Larry Stearns Owner

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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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  • Family Rooms
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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: $185 - $314 (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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“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
“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
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