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562 West Arenas Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Orbit In
Ranked #1 of 28 Palm Springs B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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133 reviews 133 reviews
27 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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30 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
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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Seattle, Washington
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87 reviews 87 reviews
23 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I was in the bathroom and a little cold after showering. Then I noticed a gleaning metal grate on the wall that encased some wire coils. A real 1950s Thermador bathroom heater, the type that burned countless people, or worse. This heater couldn't work, too old I thought..but it did (and very well at that). And that's what the owners... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

ORBIT IN=BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE IN THE COACHELLA VALLEY!! MAYBE ANYWHERE!! I was visiting Palm Springs over Christmas with my family. I’m a true Mid-Century enthusiast, especially architecture and original designer furnishings. I had read about the Orbit In and wanted to quietly sneak a peek as I was not going to be a paying guest as I (incorrectly) assumed the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Not inexpensive but a great value. I really appreciated all the extras that are included for no additional charge. The staff make guests feel very welcome and special. The service is wonderful and not at all pretentious. Can't wait to stay here again.

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Address: 562 West Arenas Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Palm Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Orbit In Hotel Palm Springs

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