"Good location with easy access and parking. Staff very friendly and efficient. Average breakfast but really liked that it had a LOT of seating avai ... " More

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Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Anaheim Convention Center

Heart of Anaheim

Your stay at this Anaheim Resort hotel places you within 6 miles (10 km) of Disneyland® Park and Anaheim Convention Center. Downtown Disney® District and Angel Stadium of Anaheim are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Free breakfast

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling for business? Take advantage of the business center, laundry service, and conference space. Enjoy the fitness center and free buffet breakfast each morning.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Boasting spring water baths, the 196 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Refrigerators, microwaves, and room service are also available.

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$130 per night

Suite, 1 Bedroom (with Bunk Beds)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchen

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Deluxe Studio Suite

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Bed Count 4 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Desert Palms Hotel & Suites ratings based on 122 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Desert Palms Hotel & Suites

Everyone (9) Family (6)
5 out of 5
Excellent hotel. Staff is very friendly and accommodating. The rooms are excellent and very clean. Breakfast is always great. And perfect location for walk to Disney parks. We ALWAYS stay at the Desert Palms when we visit the Disney Parks which is 3 to 6 times a year!!!

Posted by , from Ridgecrest CA on Jan 1, 2019

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4 out of 5
We were unable to adjust the heat at night, the breakfast was good, but the sausage was not Jimmy Dean. I love Jimmy Dean.

Posted by , from Ignacio, CO on Oct 31, 2018

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3 out of 5
Door didn’t go to floor. It let light and sound in. The windows had shutters instead of curtain and let in lots of light.

Posted by on May 12, 2018

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3 out of 5
It was ok. Nothing extraordinary to report. The price paid was a bit over the top for what you get. But, you can walk to Disneyland and that’s what most people use it for.

Posted by on May 9, 2018

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5 out of 5
Good location with easy access and parking. Staff very friendly and efficient. Average breakfast but really liked that it had a LOT of seating availability

Posted by on Apr 7, 2018

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4 out of 5

Great Bang for the Buck!

Pros: Location, breakfast, space of rooms
Cons: Breakfast was ok but could be a little better; the powdered eggs were the biggest strike against but overall, it was fine.
Location: Disneyland
We made a last minute (3-weeks prior to arriving) decision to take the family to Disneyland. We were looking for a place that was reasonably priced, provided breakfast and was a convenient walk to the Parks. Desert Palms was all of the above. The room was spacious for our family of five, breakfast was convenient and the beds comfortable. For the amount of hours we were actually in the room, this hotel was a huge success.

Posted by , from Martinez, CA on Dec 11, 2017

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5 out of 5

Perfect for a big family, right next to Disneyland

We got the room with double wide bunk beds (2 kids on top, 2 on bottom). Door to kids room is solid and closes all the way. King size bed for us and plenty of space for all our suitcases. Breakfast was awesome. The place is clean and the staff are very friendly. Put the 2 youngest kids in a double jogging stroller and you're 10 minutes from the park entrance.

Posted by , from Hillsboro, OR on Oct 15, 2017

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3 out of 5

Too far from disney

Terrible lighting made it very hard to do make up. Tub faucet dripped all night and tv centered oddly away from tv and wall blocked entire view. Walk to disney a bit farther than led to believe and hot tub was cold. Bed was comfortable though.

Posted by on Jul 3, 2017

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5 out of 5

Trip to Disneyland Califoria Adventures

Pros: The location, the cleanliness, the breakfast and the staff were very kind.
Cons: Having afew more tv channels to choose from and that includes Fox News. Breakfast menu to include turkey sausage or turkey bacon.
Location: Great location for Disneyland Trip. Very short easy walk for anyone old or young to the main entrance to Disney/Califoria Advertures.
We arrived and only had to wait afew minutes for our room to be ready. The lobby was comfortable and there was lemon water for guest to drink at anytime which was very refreshing. After checkout we had one hour to kill before our ride back to the airport and the hotel had to problem with us staying in the lobby which is quite beautiful and clean.

Posted by , from seattle, wa on Jun 19, 2017

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4 out of 5

Very satisfied!

This place was ideal for our 2 days in Anaheim, It was about a 10 minute walk to Disney. Breakfast was good with coffee and water in the lobby during the day. Very clean and the staff was very friendly and helpful. The pool could have been a little warmer, but we only used it one night. Our room was clean and the bunk beds were ideal for our 2 boys. If we are ever in Anaheim again, we'll use them again

Posted by , from NJ on Jan 20, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 10, 2017 by Desert Palms Hotel

Dear David, Thank you for your review. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your compliments to our staff and hotel cleanliness. We look forward to seeing you again soon for your next visit.

About the Desert Palms Hotel & Suites

Location 631 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802

Property Features

Desert Palms Hotel & Suites offers its guests an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. There's an onsite business center. Event space at this hotel measures 5005 square feet (465 square meters) and includes conference space. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly Desert Palms Hotel & Suites. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Anaheim hotel is smoke free.

  • 196 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 5005 sq ft of conference space
  • 465 sq m of conference space
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Airport: Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne) (19.6 km / 12.2 mi)
  • Train station: Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (3.9 km / 2.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Desert Palms Hotel & Suites offers 196 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. 37-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, spring water baths, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Anaheim hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in December 2016.

  • Spring water bath
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Desert Palms Hotel & Suites has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

The heated outdoor pool has a courtyard setting, surrounded by four walls but open to the sky. A spa tub is adjacent. The fitness room, open from early morning until late night, contains cardio and resistance machines.

The Disneyland® Resort offers a vast array of thrill rides and adventures for active families, such as Splash Mountain, Matterhorn Bobsleds, Space Mountain, and the Grizzly River Run. The Block at Orange shopping center, 3.25 miles from the hotel, has a popular skateboard park. Fifteen miles from the hotel, Huntington Beach, also known as “Surf City,” offers a 3.5-mile stretch of ocean beach.

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

  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The hotel offers wheelchair-accessible rooms (subject to availability). Guests must contact the hotel directly to ensure that an accessible room is available. Contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets allowed


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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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. 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 cash deposit or 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.


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 16 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Desert Hotel
  • Desert Palms Anaheim
  • Desert Palms Hotel
  • Desert Palms Hotel Anaheim
  • Palms Desert
  • Desert Palms Hotel And Suites
  • Desert Palms Hotel Suites

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.