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Hotel California

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Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Welcome to the Hotel California in Palm Springs! Nestled along the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, in the Southern California desert of Palm Springs, the Hotel California is an ideal resort getaway for guests looking to relax and enjoy the sunshine. Our classic California Spanish Mission hotel provides just the right amount of rustic charm and romance. Fourteen comfortable rooms surround a sparkling pool and spa amid a lush courtyard where banana palm trees and birds of paradise sway in the breeze complimenting spectacular mountains views!!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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67Somewhat walkable
Grade: 67 out of 100
19Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
7Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
100Room tips
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Saw it on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. Lives up to its ratings! Really one of the best places that I've stayed. This is really like staying at a friend's house -- except much more roomy and private. But the staff is just so cordial and friendly, I felt right at
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We were at the Hotel California in September 2018 and had a wonderful time. Everyone who works here is great -- Jay and Maria made us feel right at home and also know a lot about the area and what's fun to do! Larry, who we met near the end of our trip, is a hands-on owner who
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It was an awesome time . The owner Larry and his management Maria and Jay made it extra special . We were treated like family . Would love to come back . Only this time from San Diego to avoid the LA traffic.
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My husband and I stayed here on our first trip to Palm Springs for my 60th birthday. Our flight from Oregon was delayed getting to SF but we were able to catch the last plane to PS that night. I let Jay know we were going to be late. He said no problem and let me know how to get
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A most enjoyable experience. Tremendous accommodations, quite lovely room. Service was over the top. Kudos to Larry and his crew are the best. The temperature of the pool could not have been better. Did not want to leave the place. Highly recommend it.
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The Townhouse at the Hotel California
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The La Casita at the Hotel California
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The King Room at the Hotel California
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Our lovely king room
The hotel has free retro-style bikes for guests to use. Management is really nice, and all rooms come with a lovely "snack" basket. I recommend this hotel. You will really get a taste of the old Palm Springs if you stay there. Also they have hummingbirds in the lush gardens that surround the pool.
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Probably not directly through the hotel but I am sure staff can advise you on a facility nearby.
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There is laundry facilities near by, but our guest are always welcome to use hotel facilites once our staff is gone for the day.
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Yes, there is.
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"Large variety of rooms to choose from"
"upstairs is best for quietness"
"Balcony room over pool and reception area"
"Go for a duplex at the back. You get the sun upstairs first thing for breakfast."
"room 6 has an upstairs as well as a small living room."
$190 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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