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424 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264
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Hotel California
Ranked #1 of 69 hotels in Palm Springs
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Checking in at Hotel California is like visiting close friends. The tropical garden with the pool, the complimentary snack and beverages at your room, the fully equiped kitchen and barbeque, the towel rack and the sunscreen provided by the pool, the air conditioned "public living room", the hospitability and friendliness og the staff. It all facilitate the hapiness and joy... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The perfect hidden getaway for a couple of friends or couples. Small, intimate, nicely appointed rooms (good sheets/toiletries/beds), lovely guest amenities make this a hidden gem. Quiet, hip, comfortable. NOT for children or large groups. Fab staff, very helpful and accomodating. Lovely foliage adds to the atmosphere. Wish I were back there right now, sigh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at Hotel California, and words cannot describe the wonderful experience. It is the best and only hotel to stay at in Palm Springs. The staff goes above and beyond expectations. It is like walking into your home, it is that relaxing. The grounds are just gorgeous, the rubber tree is lite up at nite and just... More

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Burnsville, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I just spent a wonderful 3 nights at Hotel California and were so happy with our decision. This retro hotel is just what you might hope for in Palm Springs, not a cookie cutter hotel but one that was extremely clean, cozy and comfortable. The service provided by the staff was beyond expectations from the complimentary drinks... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a road trip we were passing through Palm springs and decided to spend the night. We walked in to this hotel coincidently and it just so happened they had a no show that day and had a room available! What absolute luck! We had never heard of this hotel or read any reviews as we weren't planning in staying... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel California is the quintessential retro hotel and classic Palm Spring experience. We stayed at there on May 21 & 22, 2014. We loved the accommodations and found the service exceptional. Curly, the hotel manager, is well versed in the art of hospitality. He was a lot of fun and made our stay comfortable and relaxing. The staff overall was... More

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Masterton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is an absolute gem. Curly, Jay and Michael made us feel so welcome and valued. The room was great with snacks and complimentary drinks on arrival. The ambience around the pool was relaxing and allowed interaction with the other guests or privacy if preferred. Our first and only night here followed a 12 hour flight and then drive... More

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South Pasadena, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Started out as a overnight stay for work but my husband and I could not resist and decided to stay longer because we just loved Hotel California. The grounds were so serene and beautiful. There was 24 hour access to pool and jacuzzi. There was a complimentary basket in our room filled with snacks plus the fridge was filled with... More

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Bend, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently honeymooned to Hotel California, the weather was hot! However our room had air conditioning and the pool was perfect! The hotel staff were so friendly and helpful. They took the time to know our names and kept the place clean and neat all day long. The towels and sheets smelled clean and the maid service was quick and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The purpose of my trip to Palm Springs was to get away from the hectic city life for one night. It didn't matter where I stayed, but, boy, was I blown away by the service and vibe of Hotel California! When we stepped into the office to check-in, we were greeted by the manager as if we were his old... More

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Address: 424 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Palm Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
California Hotel Palm Springs
California Palm Springs

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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 
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