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Orbit In

Certificate of Excellence
562 West Arenas Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Orbit In
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Diego
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The inn keepers at the Orbit In were totally dedicated to making sure everything was perfect. They went out of their way to make sure that we knew what we needed to know to have a great time in Palm Springs...and to relax between outings. And speaking of relaxing, there is nothing better after hiking the beautiful Indian Palm Canyons... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved staying here. It help make our trip to Palm Springs special. We both have food sensitivities, and they were able to accommodate us for breakfast. The owners are husband and wife, and they really care about serving their guests. They own other businesses yet are still more dedicated to this than most other hotel operators. They have a... More 

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Vancouver
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking forward to staying at the Orbit In. My room - The Leopard - large and with a kitchen, was a complete disappointment. The view outside - tables and chairs. With the door closed, you can hear people talking at the tables, talking while walking past, all day up to 11 PM+ Once inside, the peach walls and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 4th stay at the Orbit In, absolutely love the place. The property is lovely & we love the midcentury modern vibes. Bill & Elaine who run the place are great & happy to help with recommendations for places to eat/visit. Hope to visit again soon!

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San Diego, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
35 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights at the owners' of the Orbit In's other property (The Hideaway). Because it was fully booked on our fourth night, we moved to the Orbit In. Our room, the Leopard Lounge, had everything we needed and more: bedroom and living room area, bath, separate kitchenette, and back patio. The mid-century modern restoration provides clean lines, interesting... More 

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West Hollywood, United States
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Orbit Inn is a beautiful boutique property in Palm Springs. It has a mid-century design theme and each room in the 1957 property has its own personality (do visit their website for many wonderful photos). The hotel is located in a lovely, quiet setting, which at the same time is very close to the Palm Springs downtown area with its... More 

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Hudson
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Very nice retro rooms in a great location. The pool and hot tub are small but there are only 10 units so crowding was not an issue. We arrived a bit late (no onsite staff after 6:30 PM) but there were detailed instructions provided so checking in was a breeze. The staff was friendly and attentive. We had a chance... More 

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Grapevine, Texas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
15 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

Cannot rate this little jewel highly enough! Chose the Orbit for its 50s/60s aesthetic and have been chuffed to bits that it is all we hoped it to be. Charming small property with clever little rooms surrounding the pool, each one with its own mid century personality. Thoughtful vintage touches everywhere, it is a feast for sore, large-hotel-chain bleary eyes.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I just got back from a fabulous week at the Orbit In. The location was within walking distance, the rooms were charming, especially if you love mid-century and what made it wonderful were the people. Bill, the manager, is wonderful. We had a chance to meet the owners and they were warm and accommodating. I have nothing bad to report.

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Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

On our first visit to PS, we stayed in a typical restored mid century hotel, i.e. about ten rooms in one story around a pool. It was fine but it was way south on East Palm Canyon, so you had to drive everywhere. Walking around from downtown, we saw the Orbit Inn in the Tennis Club district, and realized that... More 

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