None of the definitions on here are correct about hotel california. Well some are SORT OF correct, but the real story behind hotel california is, before 1969 the one hotel california that they were talking about was a satanist church. If you have ever seen the actual cover of the original album you can see the "leader" of the satanist church anton levey.
Hotel California, One of the popular songs by The Eagles, was about a sort of things. 1. It had references to drugs 2. It had references to sex
3. The song was about a satanist church that was turned into a hotel in 1969.