At the Caliente Tropics hotel in Palm Springs we bring the island ambiance of Polynesia to life!
One of the finest remaining examples of Tiki and Polynesian styled Palm Springs hotels built in 1964 and completely updated for the 21st Century! The Caliente Tropics Resort Hotel provides the best of Palm Springs lodging in terms of location, recreation, accommodations, and overall atmosphere.
Vintage postcard – 1960’s Tropics Hotel in Palm Springs
Vintage postcard – an artist’s rendering circa 1965
A postcard circa 1965 featuring the original outdoor pool area
One of the original Tiki carvings circa 1965
This Tiki-style tropical hotel often hosted celebrities like Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr and the Rat Pack when the Cellar Lounge was in operation and was known to be one of the Rat Pack’s favorite hangouts in Palm Springs!
Vintage ad for the Tropics Cellar cocktail lounge
A favorite hang-out for Frank Sinatra’s Rat Pack when staying at the original Tropics Hotel (now the Caliente Tropics)
Congo Room Steak House Restaurant
View of original The Cellar cocktail lounge
Another view of The Cellar lounge
The contemporary style welcomes guests to a comfortable stay with the same retro charm as the original design.
The Caliente Tropics Resort Hotel reflects the look of 1964 while offering the spacious luxury and convenience demanded by today’s hotel guests.