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Hotel California
Ranked #2 of 73 Hotels in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
“Would recommend this hotel to anyone and everyone”
Reviewed February 28, 2011

This was a great place to stay, new owners and we stayed there during the relaunch weekend. I had hoped that it would be a nice place and that if the place was half as good as the pictures I would of been happy. The pictures didn't do the place justice, it was better. Comfortable rooms, great atmosphere, everybody who was there that weekend was very nice. The staff were professional and very helpful, they were interested in your story and let you have time to yourself when needed. I cannot praise them enough. The owners who have a very hands on role and make you feel like family and were very very nice.

I was pleasantly surprised by the stay but I have already and will continue to let people know about this the Hotel California. Take advantage if the grill they have there and the restaurant recommendations of the staff, they won't lead you stray!
Thanks for every thing

Rodney

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Oakland, California
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Reviewed February 27, 2011

The Hotel California is charming, with a spanish-style courtyard full of banana trees, palms, hibiscus and bird of paradise. The pool and jacuzzi are located here along with a fire pit and seating area. Rooms aren't large, but are comfortable and have kitchenettes. There is also a full kitchen for hotel guests adjacent to the courtyard with coffee/tea, fruit, newspapers, DVDs-- all free.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled with friends
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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
Reviewed February 24, 2011

My husband & I met up with friends at the Hotel California last weekend to celebrate said husband's 40th birthday. We had a fantastic time! The remodel of the property is impressive. Rooms were comfortable and simple. We loved having access to the community kitchen and managed to grill steaks one evening despite the rain! The pool was heated to 90 degrees and was such a nice respite from the Pacific NW. I cannot say enough about the warm hospitality of the owners and staff. We will definitely be visiting again. If you are looking for quiet, relaxing and comfortable lodging this is the place for you.

p.s. We also recommend Trio for dinner and Tyler's for lunch (Tyler's has rockin' burgers!)

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled as a couple
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portland OR
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Reviewed February 24, 2011

Hosts bend over backwards to make you comfortable. The garden/pool area was lovely. The room were classy, but not swanky. Excellent value--with free bikes, access to BBQ and kitchen. And gotta love the free crackerjacks in the room!

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sanjose, ca
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Reviewed February 18, 2011

Just had partial interior refurbishment. Still rough around the edges. Not sure if it is too be overflow for Desert Riviera down the street or to be stand alone.

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Lake Forest CA
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Reviewed February 14, 2011

We had such a great time here. Only 12 rooms, all newly redone, Grounds are perfect... small but warm sparkling pool and hot tub. Great , genuine old desert California feel. Quiet, Quiet, Quiet. Not the place for kids, but a great romantic getaway for couples. Loved it. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled on business
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Huntington Beach
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Reviewed February 13, 2011

We were looking for a small hotel that offered a quiet setting, good service and reasonable value. Gary at Hotel California went out of his way to take care of anything we needed and made us feel very welcome. My wife spend Saturday relaxing at the hotel while I did a 100 mile bike ride. She was treated beautifully with whatever she needed in this calm setting. Our room was spacious and nicely appointed. The bed was more comfortable than the one we have at home. The courtyard with a small pool and hot tub felt that a personal villa. This hotel was recently purchased and is in transition. It was not perfect but very close and I am certain we will return. Want a leisurely stay in Palm Springs? Try Hotel California!

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Property: 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 Best Value Hotel in Palm Springs
#3 Romantic Hotel in Palm Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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