Get an overview of this hotelPolynesian-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 restaurant onsite, a large outdoor swimming pool, 12-person spa tub, and cabanas. A poolside lawn includes 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!Opens in a new window
Caliente Tropics Hotel
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.
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 90
- Number of floors - 2
- Concierge services
- Free self parking
- Spa tub
- Outdoor pool
- Free WiFi
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Outdoor pool
- Free Wi-Fi
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
- Access via exterior corridors
- Daily housekeeping
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Cable TV service
- Free WiFi
- Free newspaper
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
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, 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
- Downhill skiing nearby
- Cross-country skiing nearby
- Snowboarding nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- 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.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
- Deposit: USD 100 per stay
- Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
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We should mention
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. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).