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Suite, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Room, 2 Double Beds (Tahitian Lanai)
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Suite, 2 Queen Beds
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Suite, 2 Queen Beds
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Polynesian-themed getaway in Palm Springs

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Outdoor pool
24-hour front desk

Palm Springs gem

Combining Polynesian and tiki style with up-to-date features, this hotel is just 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) from downtown Palm Springs' shopping, dining, and arts; the airport and Cathedral City are 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) away.

Relaxed, retro feel

Caliente Tropics Resort offers a restaurant onsite, a large outdoor swimming pool, 12-person spa tub, and cabanas. A poolside lawn includes shuffleboard areas.

Custom furniture

Caliente Tropics guestrooms and suites, all nonsmoking, feature custom Polynesian-style furnishings, compact refrigerators, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests may also enjoy in room massage, and limited room service.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) from downtown Palm Springs and 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) 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 Frisbee-playing, sunning, and shuffleboard. The hotel's restaurant, the Congo Room is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the property.

  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 90
  • Free self parking
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Concierge services
  • 24-hour front desk

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Caliente Tropics Hotel offers 90 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and complimentary newspapers. Televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Palm Springs hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Free newspaper
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Free WiFi
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free local calls
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room massage available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Heating
  • Shower only
  • Television
  • Cable TV service

Nearby Things to Do

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, 6 miles (9.7 kilometers) from the Caliente Tropics Resort, features Jack Nicklaus–designed courses. Less than 7 miles (11.3 kilometers) 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 (24.1 kilometers) away.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 2 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after 2 AM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per night
  • 2 per room (up to 60 lb)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100 per stay

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

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

We should mention

Pool access available from 8 AM to midnight.

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.

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