Palm Springs, CA (Dec. 7, 2023) – On Friday, December 1, 2023, Agua Caliente Casinos, the premier destination for entertainment in the Coachella Valley, was awarded two prestigious Best of Desert Sun 2023 Community’s Choice Awards for Best Casino, Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs, and Best Hotel, Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage.
The awards ceremony took place at the JW Marriott in Palm Desert, CA and was attended by notable community members and local dignitaries. A reader’s choice contest, Desert Sun’s Best of the Desert Community’s Choice Awards celebrate and recognize the best of the Coachella Valley, as voted by the community.
The most coveted awards within the Entertainment and Leisure Category were awarded to Agua Caliente Casinos: Best Casino and Best Hotel. Voted best casino, Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs. It is located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs across from the newly opened Agua Caliente Cultural Plaza.
“Winning in these two categories is such a great honor for our team members and the Tribe,” said Saverio Scheri, Chief Operating Officer of Agua Caliente Casinos. “It is a testament to everyone’s dedication and hard work in creating a best-in-class product and experience for our guests. I am very proud of the team’s commitment to making Agua Caliente the best casino and best hotel in the Coachella Valley.”
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ABOUT AGUA CALIENTE CASINOS Agua Caliente Casinos are located in Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs and Cathedral City, CA. Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage is the only property in California that has been awarded the Forbes Four-Star rating for three different property venues, with Sunstone Spa earning the Forbes Five-Star award in 2023, the only spa in California to earn this distinction. The Sunstone Spa also ranked in the top spas in the U.S. and number three in California by Spas of America’s Top 100 Spas 2022; The Steakhouse is a consecutive winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 2007; and the hotel achieved Forbes Four-Star status. The Spa at Séc-he in downtown Palm Springs opened in 2023 and won the Sustainable Spa Award by the Green Spa Network and the Best of the Best by Palm Springs Life. Agua Caliente Casinos took the lead in two categories of the Best Desert Sun Community’s Choice Awards being ranked Best Casino in Palm Springs and Best Hotel in Rancho Mirage.
Collectively, the three properties offer a 16-story, 340-room hotel with resort-style pools and cabanas, three entertainment venues, Pívat Cigar Lounge, a premier cigar lounge offering live table games and slot machines, 13 diverse dining options, a multi-award-winning, full-service luxury spa and salon, meeting and event venues, and Agua Caliente Fuel, an expansive fuel station with 750 square feet of gaming machines, a drive-through coffee shop Java Caliente, and competitive gas prices. Agua Caliente is also home to two nearby championship golf courses: Indian Canyons North and South.
Agua Caliente Rancho Mirage is also a AAA Four Diamond property and was ranked top 10 for “Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas” in USA TODAY’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice 2018 travel awards. For more information on Agua Caliente Casinos, visit www.aguacalientecasinos.com or join the conversation on Instagram @aguacalientecasinos.