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Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs

2.5-star2.5 stars
411 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA, 92264, United States of America

Hotel with 2 restaurants, near Palm Springs Convention Center
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Very Good8.0
Great pool
Great location
Fantastic service
Delicious food
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Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs

from $104
  • 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


  • Palm Springs Convention Center - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km
  • San Jacinto Mountains - 0.3 mi / 0.4 km
  • Palm Springs Art Museum - 2 mi / 3.2 km
  • Indian Canyon - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Wet'n'Wild Palm Springs - 3.8 mi / 6.2 km
  • Palm Canyon - 5.1 mi / 8.2 km
  • Palm Springs Air Museum - 6 mi / 9.7 km

Getting around

  • Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.) - 10 min drive
  • Bermuda Dunes, CA (UDD) - 31 min drive
  • Thermal, CA (TRM-Jacqueline Cochran Regional) - 41 min drive
  • Palm Springs Station - 22 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.
  • This property does not have elevators.

    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.

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    Recent reviews

    Very Good 8.0 From 900 reviews

    Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs
    Appealing! Rip-off!
    Run away...find another hotel. Plumbing issues as we arived. No water to shower. In all fairness, they fixed it quickly but the timing was poor. Tried to call the front desk and both extensions rang busy ALL the time and later found out they don't work. The shower drain was broken, had to watch where I step to make sure my foot didn't step into it. Very gross!!! Door into the shower was rotting, peeling paint which made the place feel very dirty. Floor was sticky when I stepped out of the shower. Sleeping- hard to sleep with a loud refrigerator and the heating system. The bed was OK. Very skinny blanket and sheet. I slept with my sweats as ut was too cold We heard the guests walking above us. The floor above was creaking and woke us up early. Cars on the street and people talking - poor sound proofing. Will never some here again. Clearly not maintained.
    Karine, us1 night romance trip
    Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs
    Avoid if you can, serviceable if you must
    This hotel is very old and in need of major renovations. The door to our room locked, but not securely, you could wiggle the door open about an inch with the deadbolt in! Beds had only one think blanket and it is COLD in Palm Springs at night in the winter. Bathroom looked like years of poorly repaired water damage had taken their toll. Buyer be ware in tourist destinations - this place should be about $40 a night, it's barely Motel 6 quality, but on busy weekends, your choices can be limited as PS hotels like to boost pricing dramatically.
    A Traveler, us1 night business trip
    Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs
    First room TV and Phone inoperative. Second room Shower diverter inoperative, unable to get hot water. Carpet worn ; rooms need an upgrade. Staff was incredibly helpful...
    Rick, us1 night family trip
    Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs
    Very Good8.0
    relaxing and nice ambience
    Beverly, us3 night romance trip
    Caliente Tropics Hotel, Palm Springs
    Nice resort
    Our room was clean and comfortable.
    William, us3 night romance trip

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