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Alcazar Palm Springs
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   622 North Palm Canyon Dr., Entrance on Granvia Valmonte, Palm Springs, CA 92262   |  
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Ranked #18 of 70 Hotels in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“really enjoyed this hotel!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

I recently stayed at this hotel & was very pleasantly surprised! It is centrally located in downtown Palm Springs, and you can easily walk to shops & restaurants. We stayed in one of the poolside kings and the room was definitely better sized than I thought it would be. There is a great restaurant (Cheeky's) attached to the hotel. The hotel also offers complimentary bike rental. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AlcazarManagement, General Manager at Alcazar Palm Springs, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
Hello StephLAX,
Thank you for taking the time to add your review in Trip Advisor. Everyone at Alcazar strives to make each guest experience a memorable one. We are glad you enjoy your visit and look forward to your return to Alcazar Palm Springs.
Robert
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

Alcazar was the best. Its the perfect for all ages! Nice clean, crisp decor. 2 fabulous restaurants on the property (try the bacon flight at Cheeky's and the panna cotta at Birba) Friendly, layed back staff, close to everything. We will be back!

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AlcazarManagement, General Manager at Alcazar Palm Springs, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
Hello Romag1,
Thank you for your review of Alcazar Palm Springs. We take great pride in our guests satisfaction and enjoyment while staying at Alcazar. It is always wonderful when guests express their experience at the hotel.
We all look forward to your future visits to Alcazar Palm Springs.
Robert
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012 via mobile

Great little hotel right in the heart of Palm Springs. Very quite and a nice place to relax. Good value for the money way better than expected.Free bicycles are a plus! Nice pool area Will be back soon!

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Webster, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

This is a very quaint botique hotel. The grounds were beautifully landscaped, the rooms were very attractive, the staff is professional and attentative. The place is spotless inside and out. Great location, great views, and down town was within walking distance.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

I stayed here this past weekend to wind down from a long thanksgiving week with family before heading back home. Overall, my stay was pleasant and relaxing:

PROS:
- great price for downtown location during the weekend @ $139/nt
- right in the heart of uptown arts district
- walking distance to great restaurants and shops: koffi, Birba, Cheek's, the NEW Jiao, El Mirasol, Jakes, Trio, Trina Turk, SHAG
- Clean and bright rooms
- Nice pool and garden area
- Wonderful and accommodating staff
- Free bikes to use

CONS:
- Rooms could use a bit of decor refresh
- Bath/Shower surround was cheap and fixtures falling apart
- Continental breakfast was minimal compared to other hotels in the area

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Laguna Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

I was very impressed by the Alcazar- particularly the manager Robert and his helpful crew.Lovely rooms with all the amenities. The pool was small but clean and perfect with the backdrop of the mountains and palms.
Most surprising were the two restaurants on site that would have been worth the drive from the other end of town! Wonderful espresso and fresh baked goods available in the morning to help wake us up, breakfast at Cheekys (potent Bloody Mary) and a fine dinner at Birba. Oh I almost forgot their Asian place across the street.
Really, it is a humble boutique hotel an I would return in a flash.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

We visited Alcazar off-season, when no-one is in Palm Springs. Consequently a few places I tried first were unavailable as a lot of hotels close or do maintenance in the hot summer months.

What a fabulous surprise - we liked the look of the hotel from the online photos (clean, cool white decor) and it was really funky. Rooms are situated around a swimming pool with the mountains looming behind - very spectacular. The room was clean and spacious, with a bar fridge (hooray!) and air-conditioning. Robes were included as well as pool towels.

The restaurant was closed for the season but there are nearby ones open all summer and we visited the Thai restaurant across the road which was fine.
Staff were very friendly and helpful, and there is a light breakfast and free wi-fi included in the resort fee (about $14). It is well located near the main downtown area and has parking available.
There are free bikes available for guests (better in cooler months) and we were excited to see hummingbirds around the pool area.

I have already recommended this hotel to friends and will continue to do so - ticks all the boxes.

Room Tip: We asked for a quiet room as some reviewers had mentioned road noise, and we had no problems.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 622 North Palm Canyon Dr., Entrance on Granvia Valmonte, Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Springs
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Palm Springs
#23 Romantic Hotel in Palm Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Alcazar Palm Springs 3*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Opened in 2011 this 34 room boutique hotel, formally known as the Pepper Tree Inn, has undergone an exquisite redesign. Modern & sleek, featuring imported Italian Linens, flat screen TV's, fireplaces, poolside patios and Mountain View's. This is the third addition to Birba and Cheeky's restaurant family - making the triangle complete. Current hotel amenities include Morning fresh pastries from Cheeky's, Coffee/Espresso/Tea/Juice, Townie Bikes, Business center and wireless internet throughout. Adjoining property offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails and a hotel all in the heart of the super hip uptown design district! ... more   less 
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