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Thermal California Hotels & Motels

Only hotels in Thermal are listed below. Find discounted hotel accommodations in or close to Thermal, CA for your business or personal leisure travel. We list the best Thermal, California hotel and motel rooms. Browse the Thermal area hotels to find the perfect lodging! Please use the provided map of the Thermal hotels. Group booking? Search Thermal Group Hotel Deals

The Thermal center is around the area of Desert Resorts Regional Airport and the area of Thermal Desert Resorts Regional Airport.

Thermal, CA is located in the Coachella Valley in Riverside County. But even with the heat, it is a great place to visit! There are plenty of things to do, including golfing, hiking, and swimming. The town is also near Mecca Hills Wilderness and Martinez Mountain. Thermal is home to the world-famous Thermal Motorsports Raceway, which hosts a variety of racing events throughout the year. If you're looking for a place to relax and escape the summer heat, Thermal is the place for you. More from this guide...

Thermal Hotels & Accommodations

Cavallo Ranch
+1-888-389-4121
82200 Ave. 54, Thermal, CA 92274
  • Luxury 5-star property
From$100
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Hotel Indigo Coachella in Coachella
+1-888-675-2083
84141 Ave. 48, Coachella, CA 92236 ~5.41 miles northwest of Thermal
  • 4 star property
  • 244 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$160
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Embassy Suites by Hilton La Quinta Hotel & Spa in La Quinta
+1-800-716-8490
50777 Santa Rosa Plaza, La Quinta, CA 92253 ~6.44 miles west of Thermal
  • Mid-scale Resort hotel
  • 146 rooms in property
From$93
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City Center Motel
+1-800-805-5223
83597 Indio Blvd., Indio, CA 92201 ~6.53 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Economical Airport hotel
  • 2 suites in property
From$65
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Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
+1-888-965-1860
84245 Indio Springs Pkwy., Indio, CA 92203 ~6.63 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Affordable Resort property
  • Fitness center on property
From$81
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Indian Palms Country Club and Resort - Indio
+1-888-788-5576
48630 Monroe St., Indio, CA 92201 ~6.64 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Three Star Resort property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$49
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Quality Inn & Suites Indio I-10 in Indio
+1-888-897-9207
84096 Indio Springs Dr., Indio, CA 92201 ~6.87 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Mid-scale Golf Course property
  • 2 floors in property
From$69
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Indio, an IHG Hotel
+1-888-311-4278
84054 Indio Springs Dr., Indio, CA 92203 ~6.96 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Mid-scale Highway property
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$105
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Royal Plaza Inn
+1-888-469-4795
82347 Highway 111, Indio, CA 92201 ~7.29 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$53
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Super 8 by Wyndham Indio : 81753 Highway 111
+1-888-734-9421
81753 Highway 111, Indio, CA 92201 ~7.46 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Low-priced Resort property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
From$48
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Worldmark Indio
+1-888-841-5292
42 151 Worldmark Way, Palm Springs, CA 92203 ~7.74 miles north of Thermal
  • Three Star property
  • 430 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$90
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Western Sands
+1-888-455-5160
80900 Ca 111, Indio, CA 92201 ~8.02 miles northwest of Thermal
  • 3 star hotel
From$50
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Rodeway Inn near Coachella - Indio
+1-888-965-8297
82275 Indio Blvd., Indio, CA 92201 ~8.02 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Cheap property
  • 38 rooms in property
From$60
Very Good 4.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Motel 6 Indio Ca Palm Springs in Indio
+1-888-906-6358
82195 Indio Blvd., Indio, CA 92201 ~8.17 miles northwest of Thermal
  • 2 star property
  • 138 rooms in hotel
Travelodge by Wyndham Indio
+1-888-749-6785
80651 Highway 111, Indio, CA 92201 ~8.18 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Two-star hotel
From$60
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Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites Indio Coachella Valley - Indio
+1-888-878-9982
42655 Marmara St., Indio, CA 92203 ~8.43 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Affordable Highway hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
From$80
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Days Inn by Wyndham Indio in Indio
+1-888-389-4485
43505 Monroe St., Indio, CA 92201 ~8.54 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Low Cost Highway property
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM
From$60
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Best Western Date Tree Hotel - Indio
+1-888-389-4121
81909 Indio Blvd., Indio, CA 92201 ~8.57 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Cheap Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Hampton Inn & Suites Indio
+1-888-675-2083
42261 Spectrum St., Indio, CA 92203 ~8.69 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Mid-scale property
  • Check-in: 0:00
From$90
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Residence Inn La Quinta by Marriott
+1-800-716-8490
79675 Highway 111, La Quinta, CA 92253 ~8.95 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Affordable property
  • 108 suites in property
From$105
Very Good 4.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Embassy Suites La Quinta Hotel & Spa
+1-800-805-5223
50 777 Santa Rosa Plaza, La Quinta, CA 92253 ~9.58 miles west of Thermal
  • 3-star Resort hotel
  • 3 floors in property
From$100
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The Chateau at Lake La Quinta
+1-888-965-1860
78120 Caleo Bay Dr., La Quinta, CA 92253 ~9.79 miles west of Thermal
  • 3-star Resort property
  • Hotel has 2 suites
From$96
Very Good 4.5 /5 Recent Reviews Call BookMore Details
La Quinta Resort & Club, Curio Collection by Hilton
+1-888-788-5576
49499 Eisenhower Dr., La Quinta, CA 92253 ~10.07 miles west of Thermal
  • Expensive Resort hotel
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
From$144
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Homewood Suites by Hilton La Quinta by Wyndham : 45 200 Washington St.
+1-888-897-9207
45 200 Washington St., La Quinta, CA 92253 ~10.49 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Three Star Resort hotel
  • 129 rooms in hotel
From$85
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Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa - Indian Wells
+1-888-311-4278
Indian Wells Ln Indian Wells, Indian Wells, CA 92210 ~12.15 miles west of Thermal
  • Luxury 5 star Resort hotel
  • Check in time: 11:00am
From$100
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Miramonte Resort & Spa Indian Wells in Indian Wells
+1-888-469-4795
45000 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, CA 92210 ~12.23 miles west of Thermal
  • 4-star Resort property
  • Check in: 4:00PM
From$89
Average 3.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells
+1-888-734-9421
44400 Indian Wells Ln, Indian Wells, CA 92210 ~12.25 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Four-star Resort hotel
  • 7 floors in property
From$229
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Comfort Suites Palm Desert I-10 - Palm Desert
+1-888-841-5292
39585 Washington St., Palm Desert, CA 92211 ~12.61 miles northwest of Thermal
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
From$69
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Motel 6 Palm Desert Ca
+1-888-455-5160
78100 Varner Rd., Palm Desert, CA 92211 ~12.63 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Economical property
From$60
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Sands Hotel and Spa : 44 985 Province Way
+1-888-965-8297
44 985 Province Way, Indian Wells, CA 92210 ~13.33 miles west of Thermal
  • Midscale hotel
  • 46 rooms in property
From$90
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Indian Wells Resort Hotel - Indian Wells
+1-888-906-6358
76 661 Highway 111, Indian Wells, CA 92210 ~13.49 miles west of Thermal
  • 3-star property
  • 155 rooms in hotel
From$79
Very Good 4.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Best Western Plus Palm Desert Resort
+1-888-749-6785
74695 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260 ~13.76 miles west of Thermal
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 03:00
From$73
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Holiday Inn Express Palm-Desert, an IHG Hotel
+1-888-878-9982
74675 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260 ~13.81 miles west of Thermal
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 129 rooms
From$72
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Palm Desert in Palm Desert
+1-888-389-4485
74700 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260 ~13.85 miles west of Thermal
  • Three Star Resort hotel
  • 198 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$84
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Inn at Deep Canyon - Palm Desert
+1-888-389-4121
74470 Abronia Trl, Palm Desert, CA 92260 ~13.99 miles west of Thermal
  • Economical Suburban property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
From$59
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Shadow Mountain Resort
+1-888-675-2083
45 750 San Luis Rey, Palm Desert, CA 92260 ~14.60 miles west of Thermal
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 70 rooms
From$99
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Marriott's Desert Springs Villas Ii in Palm Desert
+1-800-716-8490
1091 Pinehurst Ln, Palm Desert, CA 92260 ~14.70 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Affordable Highway hotel
  • 1276 rooms in hotel
From$130
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Hotel Paseo, Autograph Collection by Marriott
+1-800-805-5223
45400 Larkspur Lane, Palm Desert, CA 92260 ~14.70 miles west of Thermal
  • High end Downtown property
  • 9 suites in property
From$149
Very Good 4.0 /5 Hotel Reviews Call BookMore Details
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
+1-888-965-1860
74855 Country Club Dr., Palm Desert, CA 92260 ~15.00 miles northwest of Thermal
  • High end Resort property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$220
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Embarc™ Palm Desert
+1-888-788-5576
1 Willow Ridge, Palm Desert, CA 92260 ~15.18 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Expensive Golf Course property
  • Check in: 4:00pm
From$94
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Residence Inn by Marriott Palm Desert
+1-888-897-9207
38305 Cook St., Palm Desert, CA 92211 ~15.38 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Three Star Golf Course property
  • Free breakfast
From$79
Very Good 4.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Courtyard by Marriott Palm Desert
+1-888-311-4278
74895 Frank Sinatra Dr., Palm Desert, CA 92211 ~15.57 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • 3 floors in property
From$55
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Palm Desert
+1-888-469-4795
36999 Cook St., Palm Desert, CA 92211 ~15.67 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Three Star Golf Course property
  • Free breakfast
From$87
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Hampton Inn & Suites Palm Desert in Palm Desert
+1-888-734-9421
74900 Gerald Ford Dr., Palm Desert, CA 92211 ~15.82 miles northwest of Thermal
  • Midscale hotel
  • 3 floors in property
From$71
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Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites Palm Desert Coachella Valley in Palm Desert
+1-888-841-5292
74 764 Technology Dr., Palm Desert, CA 92211 ~15.90 miles northwest of Thermal
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Fitness + Health Center
From$85
Very Good 4.0 /5 Guest Reviews Call BookMore Details
The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert in Palm Desert
+1-888-455-5160
75 Willow Ridge, Palm Desert, CA 92260 ~15.91 miles northwest of Thermal
  • High end hotel
  • Check-in time: 16:00
From$160
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Hilton Garden Inn Palm Springs - Rancho Mirage - Rancho Mirage
+1-888-965-8297
71700 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 ~16.02 miles west of Thermal
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Gym is available on property
From$79
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Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa - Rancho Mirage
+1-888-906-6358
41 000 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 ~16.86 miles west of Thermal
  • 4-star Resort hotel
  • 22 suites in property
From$137
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Rancho Mirage, an IHG Hotel in Rancho Mirage
+1-888-749-6785
71730 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 ~17.11 miles west of Thermal
  • Midscale Resort property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$119
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Marriott's Shadow Ridge
+1-888-878-9982
9003 Shadow Ridge Rd., Palm Desert, CA 92211 ~17.21 miles northwest of Thermal
  • 3-star property
  • 424 suites in property
From$129
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Graph: Upcoming 20 Days of Thermal Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Thermal, CA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Thermal hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Best Time to Visit Thermal, CA

The climate in Thermal, CA is perfect for those who want to escape the cold winters up north. The average high in Thermal is 85 degrees and the average low is 65 degrees. The best time to visit Thermal is from October to May when the weather is the most pleasant. If you're searching for a place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, look no further than Thermal, CA. This small town in the California desert is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the area. According to the score, the best times of year to visit for outdoor activities are from early April to mid June and from mid September to late October. The peak score is in the second week of May.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Thermal, CA:

Thermal, CA: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below we've posted 3 graphs illustrating avg. rate patterns by star rating class in Thermal, CA. Browse these charts to evaluate the most cost effective time to book in Thermal for any future trips.

Luxury Hotel Options in Thermal, CA

4 Star Average Prices: $314.50

Browsing for a luxurious and relaxing getaway? Look no further than Thermal, CA! This charming town is home to some of the best 4-star and luxury hotel options in the area. Whether you're pursuing a romantic escape or a family-friendly vacation, we have something for everyone. Explore the local wineries and golf courses, or simply relax and rejuvenate in the tranquil surroundings. Whatever you choose, you're sure to enjoy your stay in Thermal.

Cheap Hotel Options in Thermal, CA

3 Star Average Prices: $162.26

Thermal has a great option for budget-minded travelers. The hotel is located just minutes away from the area's top attractions, and features comfortable rooms and a variety of on-site amenities. The hotel offers comfortable rooms, a heated pool, and other on-site amenities.

2 Star Average Prices: $123.98

Discounts on Hotels in Thermal, CA

See our selection of hotel discounts and deals in Thermal, CA. No matter if you're looking for a last minute room or want to plan your trip in advance, the city has a variety of options to choose from. Book now and save.

Some things to know about Thermal

The town is located approximately 25 miles southeast of Palm Springs and about 9.5 miles north of the Salton Sea. It is known for its numerous wineries and resorts. Thermal is home to the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport. This charming town is known for its year-round warm weather and abundance of golf courses. Thermal is close to some of the most popular tourist destinations in Southern California.

The Best of Thermal, CA: Food and Drink

Thermal, CA, where you'll find some of the best food in the country. The restaurants serve up amazing dishes using local ingredients, so you can taste the flavor of California. From Mexican meal to seafood, there's something for everyone here in Thermal. Also, it is a small town in Southern California that is known for its agriculture. Farmers in Thermal grow a variety of crops, including fruits, vegetables, and nuts. Climate is perfect for agriculture, and the town's restaurants reflect that with a wide different of food options. The city's сafe also serve a variety of fresh, local produce. If you're looking for a unique eats experience, be sure to check out Thermal's bistro.

The culture in Thermal

Thermal is a tight-knit community with a rich culture that values family, friends, and tradition. The people of are warm and welcoming, and they take pride in their citizens and their heritage. From the moment you arrive in the charming town, you'll feel the warm, welcoming atmosphere that makes the community so special. Thermal is a place where you can truly relax and escape the hurry up of everyday life. The town is surrounded by beautiful nature preserves and golf courses, and residents take full advantage of amazing weather by spending time outdoors.

A Brief History of Thermal, CA

The towns of Thermal, Mecca, and Arabia were created in 1910, 1915, and between, respectively, as railroad camps for employees of the Southern Pacific Railroad. Each had approximately 1,000 residents. Many people began to live on Avenue 56 by the 1930s in permanent dwellings. The agricultural development from canal irrigation made the area thrive in greenery by the 1950s. The former Camp Young U.S. Naval Air station was converted into Thermal Airport by 1965. A four-lane highway was constructed over an earlier transportation route in the early 1990s. The Kohl family partnered with the developers of a new racetrack and club, which is being built on their old land near Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport. The Kohls still own land in this area.

FAQs about hotels in Thermal

What are the top rated hotels in Thermal?

Embassy Suites by Hilton La Quinta Hotel & Spa, The Chateau at Lake La Quinta and Sands Hotel and Spa are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most up-scale hotels in Thermal?

Cavallo Ranch, Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa and Hotel Indigo Coachella are the top 3 luxury hotels near Thermal city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Thermal?

Cavallo Ranch, Hotel Indigo Coachella, and Embassy Suites by Hilton La Quinta Hotel & Spa are the properties closest to Thermal city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Thermal cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Thermal can be as cheap as $123.98 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Thermal cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Thermal has been $162.26 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 4-5 star hotel in Thermal cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Thermal has been $314.50 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Thermal?

The Chateau at Lake La Quinta, Sands Hotel and Spa and Embarc™ Palm Desert are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Thermal?

Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites Indio Coachella Valley, Residence Inn La Quinta by Marriott and JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Thermal?

Quality Inn & Suites Indio I-10, Rodeway Inn near Coachella and Comfort Suites Palm Desert I-10 are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Thermal?

Best Western Plus Palm Desert Resort and Best Western Date Tree Hotel are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Thermal?

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Indio, an IHG Hotel, Holiday Inn Express Palm-Desert, an IHG Hotel and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Rancho Mirage, an IHG Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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