Get an overview of this hotelPolynesian-themed getaway in Palm Springs

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Outdoor pool

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.

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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

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.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 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 lbs 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.
No cribs (infant beds) available
No elevators

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

Hotel Name

  • 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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