Located in Downtown Palm Springs, Caliente Tropics Hotel is within a 5-minute walk of sights such as Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium and Camelot Park Family Center. This 90-room hotel has a coffee shop/café along with conveniences like an outdoor pool and free in-room WiFi. It's in the historical district and also a short walk from Boomers! Palm Springs and Cameron Center Shopping Center.

Dining

You can get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café.

Rooms

All of Caliente Tropics Hotel's 90 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, free newspapers, and ceiling fans. Guests can expect free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include safes, ironing boards, and desks.

Property features

Caliente Tropics Hotel offers an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. There's free parking if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with concierge services, and answer any questions about the accommodations.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool

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 cafe, Congo is open daily for breakfast and lunch.

Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the property.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • 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

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.

Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Palm Springs hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free newspaper 

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 
  • Mountain biking 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.

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 elevators

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

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
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

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