Rate based on Check-in: Dec 8, 2014 Check-out: Dec 11, 2014

Caliente Tropics Hotel

2 stars
431 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.6
out of 5
335 reviews
clean & queit

The stay and staff were pleasant. Parking was excellent. Not one issue only positive feelings. See full review

  • king louie 13
  • Nov 17, 2014
great tiki place to relax

we really enjoyed our stay here. it was very clean, friendly and quiet. The pool is huge & very... See full review

  • JoTraveller
  • Oct 13, 2014
Caliente Tropics Hotel provides the best of Palm Springs lodging in terms of location, recreation, accommodations and overall atmosphere. Built in 1964, this tiki-style tropical hotel often hosted celebrities like Elvis and the Rat Pack, and has been recently renovated. The contemporary style welcomes guests to a comfortable stay with the same retro charm as the original design. Caliente Tropics provides optimal Palm Springs lodging with comfortable non-smoking rooms and suites including amenities catering to business travelers, families, pets and everyone in between. Just two miles from Downtown Palm Springs and four miles from the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and the Desert Princess Country Club, Caliente Tropics has a premier Palm Springs lodging location for varying clientele. Caliente is also near the San Jacinto Mountains, which create a breath-taking backdrop against this tropical-themed Palm Springs hotel. Guests of Caliente Tropics have choices of deluxe rooms or suite to stay in for their preferred Palm Springs lodging. All rooms and suites are non-smoking with Polynesian-influenced furnishings and choice of queen-sized or king-sized beds. Comfort, friendly service and relaxation are the name of the game at Caliente, making it one of the best choices for Palm Springs lodging. Not only are human guests welcome at Caliente Tropics, but pets 60 pounds or less can also bask in this luxurious Palm Springs lodging option. The friendly front desk is always willing to guide pet guests to nearby pet-friendly restaurants, grooming parlors and pet-sitting locations. Besides the top-notch accommodations, welcoming atmosphere and great location, the diverse recreation provided to Caliente Tropics guests also make it a top choice for Palm Springs lodging. The outdoor pool area is ideal, with cabanas and umbrellas for shade, and a 12-person spa tub. The lawn is great for picnicking. With such amazing outdoor amenities, guests will surely enjoy their time...

Caliente Tropics Hotel Rooms

Tahitian Lanai King
Tahitian Lanai King Ceiling fan/Coffee maker w/complimentary coffee
Parlor Suite King Bed
Parlor Suite King Bed Private bedroom/living area w/couch/coffeemaker
Deluxe King
Deluxe King Room - WiFi/Mini Fridge/Luxury Bedding/Ceiling fan/Coffee maker
Parlor Suite 2 Queen Beds
Parlor Suite 2 Queen Beds Private bedroom/living area w/couch/coffeemaker
Deluxe Queen/Queen
Deluxe Queen/Queen Ceiling fan/Coffee maker w/complimentary coffee
Tahitian Lanai Queen/Queen
Tahitian Lanai Queen/Queen Ceiling fan/Coffee maker w/complimentary coffee

Amenities

  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Ice machine
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Picnic area/tables
Dining
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Services
Wake-up service
FAX
Copy service
Parking
Free parking
Room
Television with cable
Safe
Telephone
Hairdryer in room
Sitting area
Temperature control
Iron
Ironing board

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Hotel Map

33.8012 -116.543
Nearby airports
(PSP), 4.00, MI;
Area description
Resort

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by CheapTickets

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Guest Reviews (335)

Ratings and reviews for Caliente Tropics Hotel

Overall score

3.6 / 5
5.01.0
335 out of 335
Amenities:
3.5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3.9
Room comfort:
3.9
Location:
3.9
Value:
4

83% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Caliente Tropics Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Chollar
Business
San Francisco, CA
Nov 22, 2014

wonderful value for the money

The staff was very inviting and personable. The grounds and pool were exquisite. Room was well appointed with a very comfortable bed and very nice shower.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Caliente Tropics Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Bluzarate
Business
San Diego
Nov 19, 2014

Nice and confty

I like the hotel would definitely stay there again .

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Fun

Review of Caliente Tropics Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
king louie 13
Business
thousand oaks,ca
Nov 17, 2014

clean & queit

The stay and staff were pleasant. Parking was excellent. Not one issue only positive feelings.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

New York Cafe

Review of Caliente Tropics Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
SilValley Mom
Business
San Jose, CA
Nov 16, 2014

Good value in an old hotel

We were laughing when we entered into the room with 70s d├ęcor and tiki-vibe, but the room is spacious and clean. The swimming pool is also big and clean. Location is near the heart of Palm Spring (not within walking distance) and the price is very reasonable. We won't mind staying there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Caliente Tropics Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Memmy
Business
Tuolumne, California
Nov 14, 2014

usually a great p;ace

The problem: the pool was not heated (freezing) because something had to be repaired. So the entire time I was there I had no use of the pool which is the reason I even had planned to stay there!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

Nice place for Happy Hour and one half off small plates is th.e Purple Room

Review of Caliente Tropics Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Gregory H
Business
Palm Desert, CA
Nov 8, 2014

Really nice room and property, great staff!

This place is great and fun. The rooms and property are tiki Polynesian themed and very nice. Fantastic bed, room has a desk workstation, armchair, mini fridge and is well appointed and cleaned. Fantastic pool/hot tub area with a bbq area and private cabanas, dogs welcome. Awesome staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Long walk from hotel

Downtown Palm Springs Village Fest is fun every Thursday night.

Review of Caliente Tropics Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
BarbDogHouse
Business
Az
Nov 6, 2014

Great remodeled older hotel

This hotel is a real fin. The pool area is lovely, with a huge lawn area where you can barbecue. The rooms are very well done with granite showers, very clean. We are so happy with this hotel that we will be staying there every time we pass through Palm Springs.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Elmer's Diner; great food and staff

Review of Caliente Tropics Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Atts
Business
San Diego
Oct 27, 2014

Good ole Caliente

Stayed here many times. It's a great place for budget hotel stay. Never had any major problems here. It's simple, clean and comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

We like to stay here and go eat, drink and hang out at The Ace! The Amigo Room rocks!

Review of Caliente Tropics Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Tom tom tom
Business
Europe
Oct 21, 2014

Excellent value!

Very good location. Room adequate. Good value! Fun place.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Caliente Tropics Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Beach Dude 2014
Business
Redondo Beach Ca.
Oct 21, 2014

TROPICAL SURPRISE!

Ive stayed here twice now. I have to say this is an EXCELLENT hotel! Very tropical/relaxing decor,inside & out. Staff was very friendly and professional. The pool/pool area is huge and laid out really nice! Very much worth your money!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Eat at "Elmers" for breakfast [lunch/dinner too] Just a couple blocks away. FANTASTIC breakfast!!

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