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This remodeled hotel—a 10-minute drive from Old Town—is a terrific value. The budget-boutique 3 Palms has a small resort feel, thanks to its white-on... Read More

Formerly The Indigo, this 126-room modern structure is now part of Starwood's boutique-on-a-budget Aloft collection. It’s easy walking distance to Old... Read More

From the complimentary glass of wine and flavored meringue treats upon arrival to the seamless checkout process, Scottsdale's newest resort, which... Read More

The 1929 resort is an art deco landmark that elegantly combines geometric forms and Southwest touches, a credit to its architect, a student of Frank... Read More

Phoenix’s grande dame was built in the 1920’s by disciples of Frank Lloyd Wright, and the place feels like someone transplanted it from, say... Read More

A $52 million renovation transformed this 740-unit, all-suites property into a family-friendly oasis in South Phoenix. You’ll find all the amenities of... Read More

Just north of the university, 14 sublimely private and controlled acres deploy a succession of gardens crazed with flowers and trees, separated by... Read More

An antidote to Scottsdale's mega-resorts, this European-style four-room inn is located in the heart of Old Town's art district, and is a quick stroll to... Read More

You gotta hand it to this little hotel for breaking the chain mold. Architectural details reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright—such as desert-deco concrete... Read More

Located in the tiny, artsy village of Carefree, just past the northern edge of North Scottsdale, the 1,300-acre Boulders golf and spa resort, gets its... Read More

After the debut Tuscon property opened in 1979, Canyon Ranch owners Mel and Enid Zuckerman brought their philosophy of achieving happiness through... Read More

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... Read More

There’s not much luxury at this hotel, but at three miles outside the Arboretum it’s the closest safe bet. Read More

The Italian villa–style, built in 1902, was recently restored. Many of the guest rooms—which have décor ranging from western bordello... Read More

This small resort is located at the end of a quiet canyon road, its buildings set atop a ridge in the Sonoran Desert. Each of the 32 guest rooms is... Read More

Palm Springs cool meets backyard fun at this retro boutique property with a casual atmosphere, from its poolside bar and fire pits to the outdoor movies... Read More

The posh, 12-room hacienda with exquisite Arts and Crafts furnishings is perfect for an intimate, low-key hideaway. Read More

Built in 1905 and fully renovated in 2005, the elegant hotel is one of the country’s most revered national park lodge treasures and has hosted the... Read More

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... Read More

A summer 2016 expansion added over 100 new rooms to this plush AAA Five Diamond resort, now decked out in warm woods and modern Southwestern decor. Golf... Read More

An excellent value, this Kimpton property delivers friendly service and amenities similar to those at the five-star resorts up the road—but without the... Read More

Fifteen unique A-frame bungalows, some with rock fireplaces and large stone patios, are spread across 20 creekside acres in the Oak Creek Canyon. Read More

The Four Seasons at Troon North overlooks Scottsdale from its perch at Pinnacle Peak, a 20-minute drive north of Old Town. The adobe-inspired... Read More

The Four Seasons overlooks Scottsdale from its perch at Pinnacle Peak, a 20-minute drive north of Old Town. The adobe-inspired architecture and desert... Read More

Nothing says Scottsdale vacation like a palm tree-lined pool, outdoor bar and mountain views. A recent renovation has given this hotel a resort-like... Read More

The property has 23 luxurious lodge-style suites—each with rough-hewn log walls, cozy living rooms, and fireplaces—set on a pastoral 20... Read More

An elegantly restored ranch house compound with a tiled pool overlooking desert hills (they’re part of Guevavi Ranch, the oldest cattle operation... Read More

Hammered-tin lamps and carved-beam ceilings add old-world atmosphere to this charming property. Set in the Catalina foothills, the 1929 former girls... Read More

The historic brick-clad property in the center of town has small but elegant rooms furnished with carved-wood antiques, and a lovely fire-lit, beam... Read More

The hotel has a sleekly contemporary, Sunset Strip–style aesthetic. The stylish rooms have water views and Tempur-Pedic beds, and the patio bar is... Read More

Well-heeled travelers have heard of the Royal Palms, but this inn—a smaller, equally charming spot—is just under the radar. Fred and... Read More

The hotel is perfect for families with its outdoor swimming pool and restaurant where children eat free. Read More

Clean, basic southwestern-style rooms, plus pool and hot tub and free hot breakfasts. Read More

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... Read More

The hip chain packs a lot of style into an affordable package. Guests will love its unbeatable downtown location, not to mention the boldly wallpapered... Read More

Flagstaff’s landmark, historic Hotel Monte Vista has 50 warmly decorated, eclectic rooms and suites (along with several reported resident ghosts)... Read More

In 2004, Westroc Hotels & Resorts saved this old motor inn from the wrecking ball, and today the vibe is Rat Pack for the 21st century. The owners... Read More

A short walk from the shops and galleries on Main St. in Old Town Scottsdale, the Valley Ho is an architectural landmark mixing the muscular influence... Read More

The 16-room Hotel Vendome is a quaint, historic property with 16 Victorian-style rooms and handsome common areas including a cherrywood bar and airy... Read More

A recent $4 million update transformed the Hyatt Regency’s pool area: 10 swimming pools, 20 fountains, 45 waterfalls and a three-story waterslide that... Read More

This 27-acre desert oasis overlooking the McDowell Mountains is a water world. There's a lake with gondola rides manned by authentic serenading... Read More

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.... Read More

Though Arizona’s Fountain Hills suburb is less familiar to travelers than the Phoenix/Scottsdale area 17 miles to the southwest, the Inn at Eagle... Read More

Since 1936 this Paradise Valley institution has been a beloved desert getaway. Original adobe bricks, timber-beamed ceilings and beehive fireplaces... Read More

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... Read More

Set on 316 acres of Sonoran desert outside of Phoenix, the 950-room JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort boasts palm-tree-lined walkways and four acres of... Read More

Everything about this resort is big, from the soaring lobby to its 950 rooms, 10 restaurants, 3.5 acres of pools and 36 golf holes designed by Nick... Read More

Set in Tucson Mountain Park, the JW Starr Pass Resort & Spa is southern Arizona’s largest resort, comprising 575 rooms on more than 330 acre... Read More

Cozy English country-inspired inn and cottages in a wooded, creekside setting that is a refreshing change from the desert, but still within easy reach... Read More

This restored 1920s Spanish-Colonial property, filled with antique hand-carved Mexican furnishings and hammered-tin mirrors. The on-site Turquoise Room... Read More

Aramark’s 350-room Lake Powell Resort has superb lake views and eco-friendly accommodations. For a bit of fun, you can also rent one of Aramark... Read More

The clean, spacious rooms are well-situated in the historic district, just a block from Tombstone’s main attractions. Read More

 Ivy-covered hotel with private golf and tennis clubs on 600 acres in the Santa Catalina foothills that offers an intimate scale and a plethora of... Read More

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:... Read More

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)... Read More

Jeff Vadheim—the chatty, affable proprietor of this guesthouse—will tell you everything you need to know (and then some) about the history... Read More

Arizona has handful of wellness-oriented desert retreats, but Miraval Resort & Spa, 55 miles north of Tucson, stands out for an all-inclusive... Read More

Stake your claim at Nautical Inn Beach, which has sand volleyball courts, boat rentals, and a water-sports center. Read More

The Apache Trail is a 40-mile route that curves east from Phoenix past towering saguaros. At its end lies the Noftsger Hill Inn Bed & Breakfast, a... Read More

The Andalucian-themed Montelucia makes a convincing aesthetic tie between the Sonoran Desert and Spain’s arid landscape, with an elegant mix of dark... Read More

This 35-acre retreat located at the foot of Camelback Mountain takes inspiration from Andalusia and Morocco with colonnades, courtyard fountains, and... Read More

Since the ranch’s 11 spartan cabins are the only non-campground accommodation below the rim, they’re often booked up to a year in advance.... Read More

The inn is just four rooms in a house that was built in 1906. Spring for the downstairs terrace suite, with its own private covered deck. Read More

The 10 spare rooms are clean and comfortable, with fridges and fireplaces—and are set right near some of the area’s best hiking spots. Read More

Located in Phoenix Mountain Park, Pointe Hilton Resort Squaw Peak is an all-suite mountainside resort with a Spanish-Mediterranean-design. The... Read More

This all-suite resort sits on a mountain above Phoenix, near the North Mountain Preserve. Its earth-toned buildings with Mediterranean-style arches are... Read More

Set just 30 miles north of Tucson, this 253-room resort feels blissfully apart. It’s the kind of place where activities are encouraged—there... Read More

A stucco-and-glass high-rise with formal, European-style interiors, the Ritz-Carlton Phoenix is located in the heart of Camelback Corridor. Each g... Read More

Located just a stone’s throw from the base of iconic Camelback Mountain, Royal Palms was originally built in the 1920s as the winter home for a... Read More

Unlike Scottsdale’s large, sprawling resorts, the romantic Royal Palms is understated, elegant and intimate. The Mediterranean-style hideaway, which... Read More

Terraced into the side of Camelback Mountain, the Sanctuary's 105 1960's era guest rooms offer spectacular mountain views from balconies and terraces... Read More

For couples looking for a quiet getaway, it’s hard to beat this perch on the side of Camelback Mountain. The boutique resort’s mod aesthetic carries... Read More

Situated on the northern slope of the red-rock mountain, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain comprises a cluster of adobe-style buildings in Paradise Valley... Read More

The five-diamond Princess deftly marries luxury service with a casual atmosphere. Kids love the Trailblazers Family Adventure Center, the pet desert... Read More

The Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa, a collection of 77 rooms, suites, and spa suites, is located in the heart of Sedona, within walking distance of the... Read More

On the ceiling of the resort's east-facing lobby, there are 10 Native American murals—an example of the cultural touches designed to reflect the... Read More

The 25-room Ski Lift Lodge and Cabins, owned by the Snowbowl, offers individual cabin-style rooms, some with porches and gas fireplaces—plus the... Read More

An upscale, 60,000-acre resort near Tucson, Tanque Verde is best visited in spring or fall, when temperatures are cooler and the desert more lush. The... Read More

The Boulders resort sits at the foot of its namesake, a massive 12-million-year-old rock formation. Pathways wind through the 1,300-acre desert property... Read More

Book a villa at this 1,300-acre resort that includes 36 holes of championship golf, superb tennis, and six restaurants. In the spa enjoy the site... Read More

Sleek attitude defines this completely refurbished downtown hotel that, until recently, was better known to the authorities than to paying guests. In... Read More

Located in nearby Central Phoenix, the Clarendon is a funky alternative to Scottsdale’s more expensive (and beige) resorts. Most rooms open onto the... Read More

Cowboy artist Lon Megargee built this adobe hacienda as his home and studio in the 1930s. Today, the intimate, 34-room boutique resort features... Read More

This 1894 rambling Craftsman-style house on the edge of Flagstaff’s lively downtown has 9 antiques-filled rooms each with its own fireplace. Try... Read More

Take in exceptional red rock views at this 11-room B&B whose rooms have private outdoor decks, gas fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and views of the creek. Read More

This Grande Dame of Scottsdale resorts may have seven pools for guests, but it’s the signature showstopper that wows: an oval gem inlaid with iridescent... Read More

The Phoenician is the grande dame of Scottsdale resorts, and its “boutique hotel within a hotel,” The Canyon Suites, is Arizona’s only five-star, five... Read More

After a five-year, $90 million makeover, The Phoenician—Scottsdale’s grande dame resort—has reemerged triumphant. The 643-room complex... Read More

You can’t beat the Saguaro’s Old Town locale. Big, bold pops of orange, pink and lime green inject this mod property with a bit of Southwestern color,... Read More

Situated amid rose gardens, cacti, and citrus trees, the Wigwam (which was founded by the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company) has been a wonder for... Read More

The only accommodation within the park borders of Canyon de Chelly, the lodge has no-frills adobe rooms with Navajo textiles and art; the lodge offers... Read More

The 71-suite TownePlace Suites Sierra Vista is probably your best bet, with clean, updated facilities and an outdoor pool. Read More

The just-renovated hotel has surprisingly hip, modern rooms. The real draw is the train, “Lucky 7,” a replica of the Genoa (which worked the... Read More

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:... Read More

Opened by the Navajo tribe in 2008 adjacent to the Monument Valley Tribal Park Visitor Center, the View Hotel has contemporary southwestern-style rooms... Read More

Situated between the nightclub hub of Scottsdale's Entertainment District and the retail nirvana of Scottsdale Fashion Square, the W is a party... Read More

Welcome to a poolside playground of toned bodies, bikini tops and DJs spinning dance music all day (and night) long. The W’s pool and outdoor bar, WET,... Read More

Couples looking for a hip getaway that’s got a little sex appeal will appreciate the modern (and slightly flashy) W hotel. Take in the scene at the... Read More

The Westin doesn’t so much offer a pool as a mammoth water park for the whole family: a 900-foot winding lazy river, two hot tubs, a 110-foot-long... Read More

Situated adjacent to the enormous Kierland Commons Shopping Complex, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa is a luxurious desert outpost in Dreamweaver... Read More

This relaxed resort offers fun for the whole family: 27 holes of golf, spa treatments and an Adventure Water Park with a lazy river and 110-foot water... Read More

Family-oriented Mission Revival resort in the Santa Catalina foothills with over-the-top amenities, such as a 177-foot waterslide, and a celebrated 27... Read More

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