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Hermosa Inn

Hermosa Inn, vacationist, Scottsdale, AZ

Photo: Courtesy of Hermosa Inn

5532 N. Palo Cristi Rd.
Paradise Valley, AZ, 85253 , United States
TEL: (602) 955-8614
TEL: (800) 241-1210

Well-heeled travelers have heard of the Royal Palms, but this inn—a smaller, equally charming spot—is just under the radar. Fred and Jennifer Unger (also responsible for Royal Palms and SouthBridge) bought and redid this handsome and conveniently located property in a quiet patch of Paradise Valley minutes by car from the center of town and a 15-minute drive from Scottsdale. If you feel like you’re staying in the ranch home of a wacky cowboy artist, you’re right: a creative cattle-herder built the property in 1935, and it now holds an artist-in-residence program to honor the history. From the raw wood and pitched roofs to the funky mismatched Mexican tile and furnishings, the Ungers choose everything in the 34 rooms. The restaurant, LON’s, features seasonal American dishes, including grilled meats and vegetables from the on-site organic farm. The manager is an avid golfer, so be sure to ask for advice on courses; he’ll be happy to reserve you a round.

Room to Book:

Rancho guest rooms are part of the hotel's original construction and include hand-crafted adobe brick, plantation shutters, and patios with garden and desert views.

Insider Tip:

Hermosa Inn is one of the rare hotels that doesn't charge a pet fee or impose weight limits on dogs. Check the hotel's website for special pet packages that often include in-room massages for guest and their pets, plus breakfast in bed (dog chow included).


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Adjoining Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Luxury Boutique Hotel
  • Meeting Room
  • Pet Friendly
  • Spa
  • Turndown
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms:

Number of Suites: 34 casitas

Year Opened:



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