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Orbit In

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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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Hudson
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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5 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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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Spent three nights with my girlfriend at the Orbit In and had the best time!! Always with a smile and positive attitude Elaine, Bob, Scott; and staff treated us like old friends. We stayed in the Frey Lounge room and it was perfect...we loved its outdoor shower!! We started our days with the delicious continental breakfast at poolside and enjoyed... More 

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Indianapolis
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15 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Because if you do, it will just make it all the harder for my wife and I to reserve a room next time! And judging by the other reviews for Orbit In, everyone wants to come back.....again and again, including us. We just returned from a three night stay at the Orbit In with another couple, and it was everything... More 

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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139 reviews 139 reviews
28 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I was planning to give Orbit In a 3 or 4 star rating after our few days in the Atomic room recently. There were a few things that lowered my opinion, most based on the difference between "retro" and "dysfunctional". For example, they provide a hairdryer, but it could not physically be plugged into the bathroom wall, and I needed... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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91 reviews 91 reviews
32 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was our first time ever in Palm Springs. We booked a last-minute trip to escape the polar regions of Massachusetts. Orbit In had a cancellation, so we were able to book a one-week trip. We actually stayed in the sister property, The Hideaway. On our arrival, we were greeted by Bill. He gave us a tour of both properties,... More 

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Grass Valley
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We just spent a few days at Orbit In, for the third year in a row. It is very comfortable and secluded. The owners/managers are wonderful and accommodating. The atmosphere is friendly without being intrusive. Be sure to take your swimsuit as the hot tub is great.

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Portland, OR
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My husband and I just returned from a long weekend at Orbit In. It was absolutely perfect. Clean, charming, friendly, walkable to everything in town. Best customer service of any hotel I've stayed in. The managers were incredibly helpful and accommodating without being intrusive. We were looking for privacy, which we got, but the managers also offer a happy hour... More 

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