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411 E. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-2549
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#41 of 78 hotels in Palm Springs
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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travelers visiting Palm Springs, Caliente Tropics Resort is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Caliente Tropics Resort makes it easy to enjoy the best of Palm Springs.

Caliente Tropics Resort is a family-friendly resort offering a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and air conditioning in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests.

The resort features a 24 hour front desk, express check-in and check-out, and a coffee shop. Plus, guests can enjoy a pool and an on-site restaurant, which have made this a popular choice among travelers visiting Palm Springs. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

Close to some of Palm Springs' most popular landmarks, such as VillageFest (1.3 mi) and McCallum Adobe (1.4 mi), Caliente Tropics Resort is a great destination for tourists.

While in Palm Springs, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Caliente Tropics Hotel, including Melvyn's Restaurant & Lounge (1.1 mi), Purple Room Supper Club (1.0 mi), and Miro's Restaurant (0.3 mi).

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular history museums such as Palm Springs Air Museum, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, and Village Green Heritage Center.

Caliente Tropics Resort is sure to make your visit to Palm Springs one worth remembering.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Poolside bar
Game room
Hiking
Children's television networks
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Shallow end in pool
Restaurant
Complimentary instant cofffee
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Evening entertainment
Patio
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Photo copier / fax In business center
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
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24-hour check-in
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VIP room facilities
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English, Spanish, Farsi
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JayNeil wrote a review May 9
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OMG...we love(d) this place! There are GREAT things about the Tropics: Perfect sized pool for its size, cool Tiki/beachy mood music, reasonably-priced food and tropical drinks. You're not staying at the Four Seasons, but the price is right. It's a great "in between" type resort. It became our new Palm Springs getaway spot........until........(record scratch) BED BUGS!!!!!!! Our friends had to pack their luggage in plastic bags to prevent the bugs from leaving and coming home with them, and immediately had to check out of the motel and into another...ending our weekend of fun on the spot. Making matters worse? The next morning manager didn't seem to believe them, or at least wasn't the least bit sympathetic....despite the cell phone photos and actual captured bed bugs on the night stand. If you get bitten by a bed bug, which causes bleeding (disgusting, right?), what else can you do to show the motel besides capture the very bed bugs that bit you (they found a total of five), take pictures, and keep the captured bed bugs to show them? What's not to believe? At first I wanted to see the bugs and google what bug bugs look like. And oh lord, yes. It was confirmed: actual, real-life beg bugs. The first time in my life I've ever seen them. What this motel needed to do right then and there was make it RIGHT on the spot...to apologize to the victims of the bed bug infestation, and to reward them with a future stay--on the house--to show that they take such infestations seriously, and that this was a rare, one-of-a-kind, stand-alone event. Not to say that they (or we) would feel comfortable ever returning, but they didn't get so much as even an apology from the motel. Breaks our heart to say this but: NEVER AGAIN, Caliente Tropix.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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WiSunnywi wrote a review May 6
Appleton, Wisconsin50 contributions14 helpful votes
We loved staying here, the pool/hot tub area is great with fun lighting at night. The Reef restaurant that is attached to the pool area is a fun place with great food. I had the coconut shrimp & it was amazing.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Clarissa wrote a review Mar 2021
Glendale, California6 contributions
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I didn’t expect luxury here but c’mon. There are cracks in the painted cement floor, the wallpaper is peeling, the faucet is about to break off from the sink, and the towel holder literally fell off the wall onto the floor. I asked for another room but the entire place is sold out. That’s another thing, if you’re looking for any social distancing at the pool, it’s not happening. Spend your hard earned money elsewhere.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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marko1974 wrote a review Mar 2021
chicago177 contributions224 helpful votes
Wasn't expecting anything great for $100 a night... However, stayed 2 nights, place was very clean, staff friendly, great location- so close to everything. Had a couple drinks at the bar- fine, pool was nice and heated. I have no complaints. Would stay here again. Yes, its an older property that could use some renovation, but for what you pay it is a bargain.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Joanna W wrote a review Mar 2021
Aliso Viejo, California2 contributions2 helpful votes
I was looking forward to staying at this retro tiki hotel, as I had driven past it many times. I finally booked a night and was so horrified, I didn’t even stay overnight. I left and drove two hours home to avoid it. The rooms was awful. Dirty, old carpet... horrible mattress, musty smell and popcorn ceilings. I felt like I was given the worst possible room. Also did not feel safe, as a solo female traveler. Shady people staring. Tried to make the most of it by getting a drink at The Reef Bar, but their computer system was down. Could not get out of there fast enough.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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PRICE RANGE
$86 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaCalifornia DesertGreater Palm SpringsPalm Springs
NUMBER OF ROOMS
92
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Frequently Asked Questions about Caliente Tropics Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Caliente Tropics Resort?
Nearby attractions include Moorten Botanical Garden (0.2 miles), Antique Galleries of Palm Springs (0.7 miles), and PS Underground (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Caliente Tropics Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Caliente Tropics Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Caliente Tropics Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a poolside bar, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Caliente Tropics Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Caliente Tropics Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Miro's Restaurant, Palm Springs Koffi South, and Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Caliente Tropics Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Caliente Tropics Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Caliente Tropics Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Farsi.
Are there any historical sites close to Caliente Tropics Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Indian Canyons (2.3 miles), Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway (2.9 miles), and Village Green Heritage Center (1.4 miles).
Does Caliente Tropics Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.