Sedona + The Grand Canyon
Hotels in Sedona + The Grand Canyon
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.
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-ceilinged lounge.
Fifteen unique A-frame bungalows, some with rock fireplaces and large stone patios, are spread across 20 creekside acres in the Oak Creek Canyon.
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 likes of Teddy Roosevelt and Albert Einstein.
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.
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 quickest access to the mountain and surrounding National Forest.
This restored 1920s Spanish-Colonial property, filled with antique hand-carved Mexican furnishings and hammered-tin mirrors. The on-site Turquoise Room restaurant is known for its upscale southwestern cuisine.
Clean, basic southwestern-style rooms, plus pool and hot tub and free hot breakfasts.
Flagstaff’s landmark, historic Hotel Monte Vista has 50 warmly decorated, eclectic rooms and suites (along with several reported resident ghosts) in a lively part of downtown.
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 of the red rocks. Staffers gladly arrange romantic creekside dinners and couples-only treatments at its spa.
The posh, 12-room hacienda with exquisite Arts and Crafts furnishings is perfect for an intimate, low-key hideaway.
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.