Phoenix & Central Arizona Lodging Guide
Bespoke Inn, Café & Bicycles is located at 3701 N. Marshall Way in Scottsdale. For more information, call 480-664-0730 or visit www.bespokeinn.com.
Bespoke Inn, Café & BicyclesScottsdale
Located in the Arts District of downtown Scottsdale, Arizona, Bespoke Inn, Café & Bicycles is the Valley's only luxury bed and breakfast.
With four beautifully appointed bespoke guestrooms, an intimate on-site café and chef's garden, an infinity-edge pool perched on the balcony overlooking a lush courtyard, and a bicycle shop — the charming Bespoke Inn is ideal for couples, friends or individual travelers. [more]
The Carefree Resort & Conference Center is located at 37220 N Mule Train Rd, Carefree, AZ 85377. Information: (480) 488-5300 or www.carefree-resort.com.
Carefree Resort & Conference CenterCarefree
Come discover where desert, mountains and luxury converge at the beautiful Carefree Resort & Conference Center.
Tucked in the scenic foothills of the Sonoran Desert just north of Scottsdale, Arizona lies the aptly named Carefree Resort & Conference Center. At this desert gem, guests can embrace the Southwestern lifestyle in total relaxation, Arizona-style. Situated on 23 acres peppered with desert wildflowers, towering Saguaro and Prickly Pear Cacti, Carefree Resort is an authentic Southwestern retreat for those in need of rest and relaxation in the midst of an adventure-filled setting. [more]
The Distant Drums RV Resort is located at 583 West Middle Verde Road, Camp Verde, AZ 86322. Information: (877) 577-5507 or www.ddrvresort.com.
Distant Drums RV ResortCamp Verde
Distant Drums RV Resort invites you to stay with us as you travel the country in your RV.
Our RV Resort is the perfect location to use as a home base as you tour the Arizona Wineries, Sedona’s Red Rocks, the Ghost Town of Jerome, the National Monuments of Northern Arizona and as a resting area while you visit the Grand Canyon. If you’re the kind who likes to pack up and go wherever the road takes you, then the great state of Arizona is sure to have called your name more than once. [more]
El Portal is located at 95 Portal Lane in Sedona. For more information, call 928-203-9405, 800-313-0017 or visit www.ElPortalSedona.com.
El Portal is a pet friendly Sedona hotel located in the heart of Sedona. The boutique hotel was voted one of the Top 50 Small Hotels in the USA by Condé Nast readers, and has been awarded AAA's Four Diamond Hotel rating.
With quintessential concierge services for the Sedona area, guests can truly experience the southwest. El Portal offers a unique lodging experience, it isn't a huge resort, nor is it a typical bed and breakfast.. [more]
Forest Houses Resort is located at 9275 N. Highway 89A in Sedona, and is closed in January and February. Information: 928-282-2999 or www.foresthousesresort.com.
Forest Houses ResortOak Creek Canyon
If you're looking for a cozy place to hang your stockings this month, Forest Houses Resort in Oak Creek Canyon features 15 rental "cabins," and they all have fireplaces.
By Kathy Montgomery
For Bob Kittredge, Forest Houses Resort is more than a collection of funky stone and wood rental houses along Oak Creek. It's his childhood home and the repository of his family's history. Walk into the office, and you'll see memorabilia he's unearthed, including his own baby bottles, glass milk containers and a miniature replica of the motorcycle his dad drove in on — one of the first built by Harley Davidson. [more]
Garland's is open April 1 through November 15, and is located on State Route 89A, 8 miles north of Sedona. Information: 928-282-3343 or www.garlandslodge.com.
Garland’s Oak Creek LodgeOak Creek Canyon
Not only is it situated in one of the most beautiful places in the world, the food at Garland's is every bit as impressive as the surrounding landscape.
By Robert Stieve
With the possible exception of El Tovar, which has the unfair advantage of being perched on the edge of the world's seventh natural wonder, Garland's Oak Creek Lodge is arguably the most scenic place to spend a night in Arizona. Lodge, hotel, B&B, campsite … good luck finding accommodations with a better view. [more]
Hacienda de la Mariposa is located at 3875 Stagecoach Road in Camp Verde. Information: 888-520-9095.
Hacienda de la MariposaCamp Verde
At Hacienda de la Mariposa in Camp Verde, you get more than a bed and breakfast, you also get a dose of the King.
By Kathy Montgomery
Reggie Vinson answers the door at Hacienda de la Mariposa wearing jeans, loafers with no socks, and chunky turquoise rings. He is lanky, loose-limbed and quick to smile. His wife, Kat, is just finishing a phone call. [more]