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Polynesian-themed getaway in Palm Springs

With a stay at Caliente Tropics Hotel in Palm Springs, you'll be in the historical district and minutes from Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium and close to Palm Springs Air Museum.

This hotel is within close proximity of Baristo Park and Ruddy's General Store Museum.

Make yourself at home in one of the 90 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities including an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and barbecue grills.

The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.

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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 barbecuing, Frisbee-playing, sunning, and shuffleboard.

Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the property.

  • Total number of rooms - 90
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free self parking
  • Spa tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Free WiFi
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Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
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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
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Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

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.

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 elevators

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Fees

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