The 15th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime will be held again on the reservation of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, California. The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians has occupied the area for over a thousand years. The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is one of ten Tribes in the greater Coachella Valley area. There are thirty-three Tribes in the region.

The conference will be held once again at the Renaissance Hotel. The hotel is within a five minute drive from Palm Springs International Airport and offers complimentary airport transportation.

Hotels

There are currently rooms available at:

Hilton Palm Springs
400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Reservation760-320-6868 ask for Indian Nations (code IND)
Rate: $109.00 per night

 
1633 S Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA  92264
Open Reservations:  1-760-325-9177
The hotel is 1.5 miles away from the Renaissance Hotel.




1600 N Indian Canyon Drive 
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Rate: $131.00 per night ($131 is the December 2016 Palm Springs, CA federal per diem rate but it is higher than the conference rate of $109)
Reservation: 1-760-327-8311 (Discount Code: Tribal Law & Policy Inst 2016) 
Reservation Deadline: November 25, 2016.
Parking: self-parking is free. Valet parking is $25 per day. 

The Riviera Palm Springs is 1.8 miles (4 minutes by car) from the Renaissance Hotel – there is no complimentary shuttle to/from Renaissance Hotel or Palm Springs International Airport. 

Unfortunately, there are no longer any sleeping rooms available at our preferred conference hotels and at the conference rate with the exception of rooms available at the Renaissance Hotel for Sunday December 4th, Monday December 5th, and Tuesday December 6th under the OVW Tribal Consultation Hotel Discount Code – OVW.  

The following are additional nearby hotels that we suggest that you try:

Renaissance Hotel
Renaissance Hotel (There are no longer rooms available for Tuesday, December 06; Wednesday, December 07; Thursday, December 08, and Friday, December 09)
(There are rooms available for Sunday December 4th, Monday December 5th, and Tuesday December 6th  under the OVW Tribal Consultation Hotel discount code – OVW)
888 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 (Map)
Rate: $109.00 per night
Reservations: 800-468-3571 (Discount code: Indian Nations)
Reservation Deadline: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Parking: $6.00 per day self parking. Valet parking is $22.00 per day.

The Renaissance Hotel also offers a complimentary shuttle between hotel and Palm Springs International Airport. This hotel has a smoke-free policy
Request for Tax Exempt Status: Only Federal Government Employees and Native Americans are exempt from California state tax - you must complete the above form and show appropriate identification. 

Hard Rock Hotel (There are no longer rooms available under the discounted block)
150 South Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Rate: $99.00 per night 
Reservation: 1-760-325-9676 
(Discount Code: Indian Nations)
Reservation Deadline: November 14, 2016
Parking: $10 per day self parking. Valet parking is $16 per day.

The Hard Rock is a half of a mile from the Renaissance Hotel (10 min walking distance) and offers a complimentary shuttle between the hotel and the Palm Springs International Airport. 

Agua Caliente Hotel (There are no longer rooms available under the discounted block)
32-250 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Rate: $114.99 per night for Sunday December 4th through Friday December 9th
[While rooms are also available for Saturday night December 10th – the rate increases to $263.99 per night.]
Reservations: 800-854-1279 (Discount Code: Indian Nations or 1612TLPI)
Reservation Deadline: November 21, 2016
Parking: Free


The Agua Caliente Hotel does not have a complementary shuttle to and from the Palm Springs Airport. The Agua Caliente is a 20 minute (10 mile) drive from the Renaissance Hotel. This tribally owned hotel/casino is a great option for those with cars and/or willing to use Uber/Lyft. If there is enough need, we may be able to provide very limited transportation between this hotel and the Renaissance Hotel.


Best Western Plus Las Briasas Hotel (There are no longer rooms available under the discounted block)
222 South Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Rate: $109.99
Reservations: 760-325-4372
Parking: Free

The Best Western Plus Las Briasas Hotel does not offer a complimentary shuttle from the Palm Springs International Airport. The Best Western Plus Las Briasas Hotel is .7 miles from the Renaissance Hotel (13 minute walk). 

Hyatt Palm Springs Hotel (There are no longer rooms available)
285 North Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Rate: $109.00 per night
Reservation: 1-888-421-1442 (Discount Code: Indian Nations)
Reservation Deadline: November 4, 2016
Parking: The hotel offers Valet Parking at $25.00 per night.

Hyatt Palm Springs offers complimentary shuttle service to/from Palm Springs International Airport.

Courtyard Palm Springs
Courtyard Palm Springs (There are no longer rooms available under the discounted block for Wednesday, December 07; Thursday, December 08, and Friday, December 09
1300 Tahquitz Canyon Way 
Palm Springs, CA 92262 
Rate: $109.00 per night
Reservations1-760-322-6100 (Discount code: Indian Nations)
Reservation Deadline: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Parking: Complimentary on-site parking


Courtyard Palm Springs 
Hotel is located 1 ½ blocks from the Renaissance Hotel and offers a complimentary shuttle between hotel and Palm Springs International Airport.

Airport Locations

Palm Springs International Airport is less than 2 miles from the Renaissance Hotel. Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) is served by eleven airlines that connect to hundreds of cities worldwide. Every year, PSP welcomes visitors from over 500 cities around the world. Conference attendees can access free hotel shuttle service by using the airport courtesy phones in the airport baggage claim area.


Airlines Serving Palm Springs International Airport


Ontario International Airport is 70 miles from Palm Springs and is the closest of all Los Angeles area airports for conference attendees who cannot fly directly into Palm Springs. Conference attendees arriving by way of Ontario International Airport and driving to conference hotels in Palm Springs can find Driving Directions Here.




Transportation from the Airports

Palm Springs International Airport maintains a service desk, located inside the terminal near baggage claim, to assist the traveling public with transportation needs and questions. Conference attendees can access free hotel shuttle service by using the airport courtesy phones in the airport baggage claim area. Guests can access free hotel shuttles by using the airport courtesy phones in the baggage claim area.

Conference attendees arriving by way of Ontario International Airport and not renting cars are encouraged to use Desert Valley Shuttle (1-800-413-3999 psshuttle@aol.com). Scheduled shuttles departs Ontario Airport twice daily at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Advanced reservations recommended. Desert Valley Shuttle provides scheduled shuttle service to and from the major airports in Southern California. I.E. Lax - Ontario - Long Beach - John Wayne (Orange County) - as well as door-to-door service in the general Los Angeles/ San Fernando Valley/ Long Beach/Orange County areas.


Weather

The desert climate is warm and dry with average December daytime highs in the seventies and average nighttime lows in the mid-forties.


Area Hotels


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Lou Sgroi,
Apr 30, 2012, 1:43 PM