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Hotel California

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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US$156*
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Buena Park, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My partner and I used to stay next door at casita laquita but since they have changed ownership do not go!! Hotel California is amazing great rooms half the price and great staff and no kids or dogs!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Everyone there was so friendly and welcoming, you felt more like you were staying with friends and family or a BnB than a hotel. The courtyard is beautiful and lush with fragrant flowers, vines and a gurgling fountain. Plenty of seating, towels and sunscreen available by the heated pool. We took advantage of hanging at the hot tub in the...

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Big Bear Lake, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment you enter through the gate to the time you leave...wonderful! This has become our go-to place while attending the Film Noir festival. There is a guest kitchen where you could prepare meals. However, they provide fresh coffee, fruit and red licorice.

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Farnham
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our first stay in Palm Springs and we're so pleased we followed the reviews on Tripadvisor and found this absolute gem. We were visiting from the UK to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary and this was the place to do it in style. We loved it! Maria, Mike and Betty made us so welcome and catered for our every need....

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Wilmington
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wish we could have had to chance to stay at Hotel California longer. Next time we will plan better! You won't be disappointed with this hotel and location. Wonderful short stay! Fantastic hospitality!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked the Quadruple room for 2 adults n 2 young teengers (12, 14 yrs old), for 4 nights stay. Room was spacious with clean bathroom (a rather big bathroom, i would say). Room are clean n tidy. We enjoyed our stay in Rome. There's a laundry shop opposite the hotel. Hotel staff are helpful and nice. Easy walking to Termini...

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We for extremely lucky getting a room here. We re doig a road trip and just stopping when we feel like it. This hotel was another great experience. This staff was very welcoming. Friendly,helpful and professional. Some of our stops have been horrible with the staff experience. The rooms are really nice. The beds comfortable and the hotel itself was...

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Laguna Hills, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel California is a small boutique hotel on Palm Canyon Drive. It is not only located in a great place, the hotel itself is the epitome of what makes a boutique hotel fantastic. The pool is walk-in warm but refreshing. The grounds have little nooks and cozy spots to sit and chat day or night, with overhanging flowering vines, banana...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since having discovered this gem, about 3 years ago, we have become more & more fond of it. The family-operated philosophy puts guests at ease and feeling comfortable from the moment we arrive. The owner, Larry, and the staff (including Mike , Jay, Betty and the newer, but very welcoming Maria & Gilda) just set the bar high as far...

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Nyc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can be said for a hotel that has such wonderful reviews. Hotel California feels less like a hotel and more like a friendly relative's home, a relative you like to visit that is. It is not plush like a Four Seasons, but then again the Four Seasons isn't giving you free HBO, Showtime, free snacks and, yes please enjoy...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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 

Additional Information about Hotel California

Address: 424 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264-8806
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Springs
Price Range: €138 - €159 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Didn't see a bad room!”
dblbobs, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Their website shows some rooms. Check them out ahead if you want.”
652pamelad, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet.”
hi3655, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“no tips required, this place is unique thanks to Larry and Maria”
BrettT472, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Variety of rooms - all nice. Small hotel, so all are close to the pool and amenities.”
7Debbie7, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
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