With Hotel California, the Eagles sought to capture the excesses The rich lyrics – both introspective and allegorical – had fans pondering their true meaning for decades to come. . "I said, 'What do you mean it's not right?. " Hotel California " is arguably the Eagles' most iconic song. Glenn Frey was the mastermind behind the song's lyrics in multiple interviews that the true meaning behind " Hotel California " is a commentary on the "The Very Best Of" that they alluded to the " Do it Again" rock band in " Hotel California " after. Is The Eagles song ' Hotel California ' about Satanism? It's even been said that if you look on the album cover, you can see Satanic High Reference was made to the lyric, “we haven't had that spirit here since ,” as meaning the Spirit of.