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Parlor Suite King Bed
Tahitian Lanai Queen/Queen
- Two Queen Beds
Polynesian-themed getaway in Palm Springs
Palm Springs gem
Combining Polynesian and tiki style with up-to-date features, this hotel is just 2 miles from downtown Palm Springs' shopping, dining, and arts; the airport and Cathedral City are 3 miles away.
Relaxed, retro feel
Caliente Tropics Resort offers a large outdoor swimming pool, 12-person spa tub, and cabanas. A poolside lawn includes barbecue and shuffleboard areas.
Caliente Tropics guestrooms and suites, all nonsmoking, feature custom Polynesian-style furnishings, compact refrigerators, and complimentary wireless Internet access.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Caliente Tropics Hotel
- The Overview
Opened in 1964, and once a hangout for celebrities like Nancy Sinatra, Elvis, and the Rat Pack, Caliente Tropics Resort combines retro-cool with an updated look and feel. This Polynesian-style motor hotel is two miles from downtown Palm Springs and three miles from Palm Springs International Airport.
This Palm Springs hotel features an outdoor pool with cabanas, a 12-person spa tub, and lawn chairs. A spacious poolside lawn area is ideal for barbecuing, Frisbee-playing, sunning, and shuffleboard. The Tropics Retreat, the hotel's day spa, offers a variety of soothing services, including massage, facials, and body wraps.
Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the property.
- Total number of rooms - 90
- Number of floors - 2
- Business services
- Concierge services
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Free parking
- Spa tub
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Tour assistance
- Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
- The Room
- Ceiling fan
- Complimentary weekday newspaper
- Access via exterior corridors
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Complimentary newspaper
- Out and About
The hotel offers a large outdoor pool with cabanas and 12-person spa tub. Shuffleboard courts are located near the pool.
The San Jacinto Mountains provide a scenic backdrop for many of the area golf courses. The Palm Springs metropolitan area hosts famous tournaments, including the Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational (Indian Wells Country Club), the Kraft Nabisco Championship (Mission Hills Country Club), and the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic (the Classic Club). The Escena Golf Club, six miles from the Caliente Tropics Resort, features Jack Nicklaus–designed courses. Less than seven miles from the hotel, the award-winning Cimarrón Golf Resort offers two courses with spectacular views. The Classic Club, with courses designed by Arnold Palmer, is 15 miles away.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Golf - miniature nearby
- Snowboarding nearby
- Skiing - downhill nearby
- Skiing - cross-country nearby
- Ice skating nearby
- Pilates classes/instruction nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Horse riding/rental nearby
- Playground nearby
- Swimming on site
The Fine Print for Caliente Tropics Hotel
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Reception hours are 7 AM - 2 AM Sunday - Wednesday, and 7 AM - 3 PM Thursday - Saturday. Guests planning to arrive outside reception hours must contact the property in advance of to receive check-in instructions. Contact information is provided on the confirmation email received after booking via this Web site.
Check-out time is noon
Accepted at this hotel: Discover, MasterCard, Visa, American Express
- Pack your pet
Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 60 lbs
- You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Pet fee: USD 25 per night
- Deposit: USD 100 per stay
- Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 20.00 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night