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Sunrise Beach, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Thanks to the wonderful staff for our 5-day extremely enjoyable stay. It felt like home and was a quiet, cool oasis in the summer heat of Palm Springs. Jay and Curly also went out of their way to accept delivery of our golf clubs from Canada through FedEx - very much appreciated. We will return!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 19 September 2014

Small facility which made it more like home. Everyone, staff, was exceedingly pleasant and fun to deal with. Lots of stories and of course the welcome glass of wine or beer as you check in. A small mini bar with some goodies and a few sodas "for free". Incredible. The pool and spa is close to every room and the... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 September 2014

This was one of numerous hotels and guesthouses I stayed at during a 2 week tour of California, and without doubt it was the best. From our first arrival, Curly ensured we were totally welcomed to the hotel, and he would pretty much fix up almost anything we could have wanted. This fantastic customer service was continued by Jay &... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 September 2014

The staff are excellent and made you feel very welcome. When we arrived to check in Curly offered us a cold beer or wine which was much appreciated after a long drive from Las Vegas. The room was excellent and the pool area was fantastic with music from the 60's which was my favorite era. All in all a very... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 17 September 2014

I booked this hotel based on the reviews I read on tripadvisor. It lived up to every excellent review. The moment we arrived we were greeted with smiles and personality galore. We were offered refreshments and had a wonderful conversation with Curly. We then received a tour of the property and were taken to our room. From the start we... More 

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Durham
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Reviewed 17 September 2014

Wow what can I say where do I start. We have travelled extensively throughout the USA and the Hotel California has to be one of the best places we have stayed. Firstly the team here are happy, helpful and cannot do enough to make your holiday perfect. The rooms are exceptionally clean with fine linens and everything you could possibly... More 

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Yorkshire
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Reviewed 13 September 2014

We were met in reception and immediately presented with two large glasses of wine. The room we had book was not yet serviced, so we were upgraded to the town house. We were settling in when a knock at the door. Curly arrived with a bottle of Champagne. I had mentioned 8 months previously when I booked the room that... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2014

My wife and I stayed at Hotel California in March 2014. The staff could not have been more helpful or friendly. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was one of peace and quiet. They even offer a free limousine service if you feel the need. We had a wonderful time and expect to return again sometime.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

We recently stayed for two nights and loved it! After a 12 plus hour flight and battling peak hour traffic in LA we finally arrived at Hotel California. Curly had us siting down with a cold wine in an instant! The whole team treat you as a friend and make you feel at home. It's a small hotel with lots... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 6 September 2014

I read a lot of reviews on Hotel California so took the plung and booked for 3 nights to relax and wind down after a pretty stressful year and so pleased we did! Curly made us feel right at home and so much comes free like coke, wine coffee and the outside kitchen is stocked with everything you could possibly... More 

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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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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: $228 - $471 (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 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.”
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“They are all good, but some have bigger kitchens.”
 of 5 bubbles JFiddler, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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