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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I am 67,,,my husband is 74. We do not sleep well. We slept for 10 hours at the hotel california. Fabulous bedding, quiet rooms, terrific service. We usually stay at a 4 seasons or a ritz carlton because of the consistently high standards. The Hotel California out preformed both of these chains and added warmth, charm and something new and... More 

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Edmonds
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

When we found out we were going to have one night layover in Palm Springs we went on good old Trip Advisor, when we saw the name we knew we HAD to stay here! We love 50's style 'motels' and we got way more than we bargained for; as we understand it, the property started out as a single building... More 

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

From the moment you arrive until you leave two words describe your experience - welcoming and relaxing. This is our second time here and we will be back. Jay ,mike and Larry make sure you enjoy your stay. Did I mention great location, excellent Mexican restaurant a block away, close to Indian canyon, Native Food and Palm Green?

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This was our tenth stay in Palm Springs and our first stay at this hotel but it won't be our last. A small boutique style hotel with good size very clean rooms and pool area/spa, but what REALLY makes this hotel is the staff. Nothing was too much trouble from lighting the BBQ to Limousine trips downtown and WHAT a... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is the second trip to this wonderful little gem! We stayed in the Casita, which is like a 1 bedroom + den apartment! As always, the staff is friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean and comfortable, and we had a wonderful 3-night stay, which would have been longer if we hadn't needed to be elsewhere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

There are a lot of places to stay in Palm Springs but this place might be unique. It is really owner operated and they really go out of their way to make everything work for the guests. Among some of the uniques features are the serving of beer and wine etc - all the time - not just at happy... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Having an unexpected flight cancellation due to storm conditions in Calgary we needed, literally, a last minute place to stay. Larry and Curly (yes no kidding) were outstanding in making us comfortable. This is one of those secret finds to die for! Can't say enough for the cleanliness, comfort, and welcome. In fact, we would rejig future stays in Palm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

What a pleasant surprise this little place was!! By far, the very best customer service we have ever experienced at any place of lodging...ever! We have done our fair share of travelling and just can't stop raving about this place and it's amazing staff...from the moment you enter the property, to the first-name greetings you get by every staff member,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We came for a relaxing Thansgiving getaway & were rewarded with a desert oasis of hospitality, comfort & convenience. The staff aims to please. GM Curly Williams was super @reception; he walked us though the place & explained everything. The free bikes, kitchen, library, DVD library, tropical pool/hot tub--all fine! The welcome wine & beer took the edge off the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

My boyfriend and I needed to get away for some alone time with NO kids. Upon arrival we were greeted by Curly, and we were offered a glass of wine when we checked in. He then gave us a nice tour of the grounds. We felt very welcomed, and it was reassuring that we were able to go to the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lush romantic grounds with surrounding Old California Spanish charm. Newly renovated with attention to every detail. Sister property to the #1 TripAdvisor rated Desert Riviera Hotel.. just up the street. Join us in the SUN! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel California

Address: 424 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264-8806
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Springs
Price Range: $141 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
California Hotel Palm Springs
California Palm Springs
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Palm Springs
#2 Best Value Hotel in Palm Springs
#3 Romantic Hotel in Palm Springs
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