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“You're silly not to stay here.”
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Hotel California
Ranked #2 of 74 Hotels in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 12, 2014

I booked this trip to relax after an intense work trip in San Francisco. And Minnesota is cold. I went to this place because of trip advisor & the staff of Hotel California did not disappoint! Curly picked me up at the airport with a cold bottle of water in his hand. Put my luggage in the limo, gave a great tour of the hotel & then made sure the rest of the weekend was relaxing. They really go out of their way to accommodate you. A few hours into my stay I'm sitting around the fire at night with other guests. The same happened Saturday. Everyone was so social. & if you're not into that, there are places to go & be to yourself. It's a beautiful quaint Spanish style hotel. Clean rooms, comfy beds. They have a full kitchen (minus an oven) & grills you can use. A room to watch movies, free wifi, pool. The pool time went in shifts & so you kind of played musical chairs depending on who was out & if you wanted sun or not. A super good experience! I'll definitely be back. YOU WONT GET WHAT THE STAFF OF THIS HOTEL GIVE YOU at a big brand hotel. They are so genuine, fun & servant-like.
I cannot say enough good things! I miss them already & feel like I gained friends for the weekend! Thank you so much Curly, Larry, Mike, Kirby & (Jay!!).

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Reviewed May 12, 2014

We checked in for two nights to celebrate our wedding anniversary. When we arrived Kirby surprised us by giving us a complimentary upgrade to the bi - level townhouse with our own kitchen and two bathrooms. We loved it! A bucket with a bottle of champagne awaited us. Larry the owner was also available and quite friendly. By contrast, our next few nights were spent at a luxury resort which was nice but not as cozy. Wish we decided to stay all 5 nights at Hotel California but we will be back for sure!

Susan and Walter

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 12, 2014

We are just back from our 3rd annual week stay and as we have come to expect from previous visits everything was great. These folks could write the book on customer service for the hotel industry. We always book room 7 and as always it was very clean, quiet and comfortable.

The owners and support staff do everything they can to make our stays there easy and enjoyable. We have already rebooked for 2015.

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 11, 2014

A MUST!!! If you are going to Palm Springs then you have got to stay here. We LOVED it.
Warm friendly welcome, relaxed atmosphere, great complimentary limousine service ... Driven in style, and it's use is welcomed. Excellent room with kitchenette, free snacks, lovely, clean and comfortable. Fabulous pool (not exercise sized, but great for relaxing and cooling off) great kitchen and BBQ for all guests to use.

Our stay was just tooooooo short. Definitely on my list of must go back again:)

Room Tip: No restaurant, but kitchen and BBQ facilities are great!! Our room was less the. 10 feet from the po...
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  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 9, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay. The owners/operators were awesome. We felt very welcomed. I would have rated this a five, but the pool and sunny areas are very limited. We had hoped to spend more time relaxing in the sun around the pool, but if you didn't jump out of bed just after sunrise, you weren't getting one of the 12 lounges. All in all we really enjoyed our stay. We just didn't get that jump start on our summer tan as we had hoped. One other positive is that we received a free upgrade of our room. Very nice surprise.

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 9, 2014

After reading the reviews we had pretty high expectations and from the minute we arrived we were not disappointed. The courtyard, pool area; rooms and finally the communal kitchen were all kept to an incredible standard. The staff (Larry, Kirby & Co) are always available and the most helpful people we've ever met. The overall vibe is very relaxing and the decor influences this. If we stay in Palm Springs again, we would look no further. Paradise with a drink by the pool.

Room Tip: Rooms are either poolside or upstairs. Some have private patios.
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Reviewed May 8, 2014

My girlfriends and I had the pleasure of staying here for 3 nights and it was amazing!!! This place was exactly what we were looking for. Larry,Curly and Mike were incredible! They did absolutely anything they could to make our stay comfortable. The facilities are beautiful, clean and quiet. From complimentary snacks and drinks in our room to fresh fruit and coffee in the morning...simply outstanding service. We stayed in the casita which is a double queen room with full kitchen, and it was very spacious. Definitely will return.

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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: $155 - $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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