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Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs

2.5-star2.5 stars
411 E Palm Canyon DrivePalm SpringsCA92264United States of America

Hotel with 2 restaurants, near Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Great pool
Great location
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Delicious food
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From 1,388 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs

from $71
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Parlor Suite King Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Suite, 2 Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible

What’s around Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs


  • Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium - 4 min walk
  • San Jacinto Mountains - 5 min walk
  • Baristo Park - 30 min walk
  • Ruddy's General Store Museum - 31 min walk
  • Agua Caliente Cultural Museum - 31 min walk
  • Plaza Theatre - 33 min walk
  • Palm Springs Art Museum - 39 min walk
  • O'Donnell Golf Club - 40 min walk

Getting around

  • Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.) - 10 min drive
  • Bermuda Dunes, CA (UDD) - 32 min drive
  • Thermal, CA (TRM-Jacqueline Cochran Regional) - 41 min drive
  • Palm Springs Station - 15 min drive
  • Free self parking

About Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs

Located within 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) of downtown Palm Springs, this Polynesian-themed hotel is 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) from Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and Desert Princess Country Club.

Hotel Features.
The Caliente Tropics Hotel opened in 1964 as a hangout for celebrities such as Elvis and the Rat Pack. The hotel combines its retro charm and motor-hotel style with an up-to-date look and feel. Polynesian accents include tiki-style art and a small stream in the lobby that flows through a rock garden. Amenities include a restaurant onsite, outdoor pool, spa tub, expansive lawn, and shuffleboard areas.

Room décor features custom-made furnishings with Polynesian influences. All rooms include refrigerators. Weekday newspapers are delivered to guestroom doors. Extras include in-room safes, in room massage, limited room service, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 90 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
If you are planning to arrive after 2 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed *

  • 2 per room (up to 60 lb)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • 2 restaurants
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


The Congo Room - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.


On Site

  • Spa tub


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs’s small print

Also known as

  • Caliente Hotel
  • Caliente Tropics
  • Caliente Tropics Hotel
  • Caliente Tropics Hotel Palm Springs
  • Caliente Tropics Palm Springs
  • Tropics Caliente
  • Tropics Hotel


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • Pool access available from 8 AM to midnight.
  • Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

    This property does not have elevators.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Mandatory fees

    Deposit: USD 100 per stay

    Optional extras

    Rollaway beds are available for USD 20.0 per day

    Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per night

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    Recent reviews

    Good 7.8 From 872 reviews

    Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs
    Very Good8.0
    excited tourists
    This was the first time to Palm Springs and was glad we picked this hotel. Easy to find and close to everything. We will be back.
    Debra, us1 night trip
    Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs
    Great staff. Basic motel rooms.
    Staff was great!!! Everyone was amazing. Property is horrible and misleading. Not worth the price at all. Maybe worth 59$. Nothing above 70$. Pool is cool. Hotel rooms are basic cheap rooms.
    paul, us2 night trip
    Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs
    Wonderful as usual!
    I have stayed here several times and always love it! Customer service is always excellent and this time was no exception!
    Gillian, us1 night trip
    Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs
    Yacht Rock! Caliente Tropics best kept secret!
    It was for the night, we had stayed there before with not much to say, this stay was a completely different experience, had a blast!
    jamie, us1 night trip
    Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs
    A special place
    It is just very special in many ways
    Tony, us1 night trip

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