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“Perfect Palm Springs Get Away!”
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Hotel California
Ranked #2 of 73 Hotels in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

We spent 2 nights in Hotel California. The staff gave us a very warm welcome on arrival and made us at home straightaway. This hotel is a great size with a pool area, secluded hot tub area, and plenty of seating to relax. There are complimentary refreshments (including beer & wine), and rooms are clean, comfortable and a good size. Overall the owners have created a lovely atmosphere - long may it continue.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Thank caitrionaonatrip
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Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

We came for a long weekend with 3 couples. Rooms are beautiful - pool is steps away from all rooms, clean, lots of greenery/trees. Owners can't do enough for you - above and beyond. Love it!-
Little areas outside to sit away from people and enjoy the outdoor fireplaces late into the night

  • Stayed: November 2012
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Thank Wdmon
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

My wife and I spent labor day weekend at Hotel California. I can't say enough about how much we loved our time there. From the minute you check in and Lucy the manager makes you feel at home, to checkout everything was fantastic. We were conflicted about this review since we want this place to remain our own little oasis out in the desert. However, staying here was a great experience and we felt we should let everyone know about it.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Thank quinn1325
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

When we found this lovely spot, we did not know what to expect, although the reviews on Tripadvisor were brilliant. It exceeded all of our expectations! Supposed to stay only two nights, we ended up there for 14 nights and even cancelled our booked stay at the coast! Never had such a warm welcome, never met so many wonderful people from all over the world within the first day! Lucy, Kelly, Traci and Mike know how to treat people the way they are supposed to be treated. We stayed in 4 different rooms, all of them were great. The pool was 24/7, the sunscreen, the telephone (worldwide!) and the bikes were free, even some margueritas one day! We would highly recommend this hotel if you want to stay in a peaceful and quiet place, even just for a couple of days/weekend. You´ll find yourself in a home away from home. We left with more than a tear in our eye and will definitely come back, because we made new friends there. Hopefully some of the returning guests we met will be there als well, like Vickie from San Diego,Mike from Mission Viejo and Mike and Becky from Canada. That would be great! The Eagles were right: "you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave". Joerg and Alina (Soest/Germany)

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

The three day stay was perfect for my wife and myself. Rooms - spacious, clean & private. Lucy, Kelly & Mike were very attentive and friendly. The pool side margaritas were a wonderful surprise. We used the bicycles to go to town. The pool was perfect ( clean,warm and surrounded by lush tropical plants). We will go back soon!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

Without doubt this beautiful hotel was the highlight of our three week tour. A family run hotel that made us feel instantly at home within seconds of arriving. Lucy ..your parents need to pay you more….a really genuine person who within the first sentence spoken made us feel that we had known her years. (Hope you can come to Liverpool Lucy so we can reciprocate). The location is about a mile or so south of the downtown area but it is walking distance to the botanic gardens and very close to Indian Canyon which you must see. The facilities are brilliant with each room located around a pool garden area which is stunning with beautiful flowers/trees and dozens of humming birds. There is a pool and spa pool and all guests seemed to form instant bonds chatting around the external areas. There are bikes that can be borrowed to get in to town . We chose this on the basis of Trip Advisor reviews and we were not disappointed…..this hotel exceeded every expectation and is exceptional value. We will definitely return. Paul & Sue

Room Tip: they are all good so dont worry
  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

We loved our stay at hotel California, Kelly and Lucy were very welcoming. The rooms are lovely and private, the pool is ace and is open as late as you want. We had a very relaxing few days and were sad to leave, but we will most deinitely be going back at some point.

Room Tip: We stayed in the Romantica room and it was lovely, it has the largest bathroom of all the rooms and...
  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Eve168
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Additional Information about Hotel California

Address: 424 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-8806
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Palm Springs
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Palm Springs
#3 Romantic Hotel in Palm Springs
#3 Best Value Hotel in Palm Springs
Price Range: $132 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lush romantic grounds with surrounding Old California Spanish charm. Newly renovated with attention to every detail. Join us in the SUN! ... more   less 
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