Hotels in Arizona
This Southwest-style resort, made of low-slung adobe casitas in central Arizona’s Boynton Canyon, blends into the iconic red-rock cliffs of Sedona, a town known for its artsy, New Age vibe.
Opened by the Navajo tribe in 2008 adjacent to the Monument Valley Tribal Park Visitor Center, the View Hotel has contemporary southwestern-style rooms with balconies and panoramic vistas.
Situated on the northern slope of the red-rock mountain, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain comprises a cluster of adobe-style buildings in Paradise Valley, where the sun shines approximately 325 days a year.
The Comfort Inn Ponderosa Pines ain’t fancy but will do in a pinch; it borders the National Forest, and has free continental breakfast and an outdoor pool with sundeck.
Enveloped by the Santa Catalina Mountains and backed by a waterfall, the 371-room Loews is a serene spot where, paradoxically, there's plenty to do: visit the brand-new spa, hike, splash in the pools, or play golf on the resort's 36 holes.
The 98-room Tubac Resort, just a 40-minute drive south of Tucson, stands out in the crowded Arizona hotel scene thanks to the property’s history: the site dates back to 1789, when the 500-acre Otero family hacienda (with wood-hewn ceilings, archways, and fireplaces) was built near the Tumacácori
The feeling here is not exactly remote desert oasis, but you will find lush, sprawling grounds and a peaceful lake that offers relaxing gondola rides.
This refurbished 1919 hotel built for passengers of the Southern Pacific Line has basic rooms but an unbeatable downtown location. It even played a role in the 1934 capture of John Dillinger.
The property has 23 luxurious lodge-style suites—each with rough-hewn log walls, cozy living rooms, and fireplaces—set on a pastoral 20-acres. Guests at the lodge can take full advantage with free fly-fishing equipment and lessons.
Hammered-tin lamps and carved-beam ceilings add old-world atmosphere to this charming property. Set in the Catalina foothills, the 1929 former girls’ boarding school has lush gardens and an award-winning restaurant.
Sure, the London Bridge Resort is all kitschy English Tudor-style from the outside; still, the 122 rooms are huge, and the views (ask for a Bridgeview) are transporting.
At this classic Phoenix inn, low-slung, cream-colored casitas and banks of rooms twist along 125 acres and provide north-facing views of Camelback Mountain.