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Address: 34631 N Tom Darlington Dr, Boulders Resort & Spa, Carefree, AZ 85377
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+1 480-595-3500

Restore your body and mind at the Waldorf Astoria Spa. Our...

Restore your body and mind at the Waldorf Astoria Spa. Our 33,000-square-foot spa offers stimulating revitalization through the art of massage, therapeutic baths, and refreshing treatments. Beautifully infused with ingredients from the desert environment, treatments created over 50 years expertly applied. Before and after your treatment, unwind in locker rooms that instill a heightened sense of peace. Lounge and detoxify in steam rooms, saunas, and the O'furo, a traditional Japanese bath. Allow time for meditation in our signature labyrinth. Sip a rejuvenating drink in our circular tea room, while enjoying vibrant desert vistas. Recline alongside the heated swimming pool nestled against ancient boulders.

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Nice Spa

Strangely laid out. Service selection was good and the spa accommodated our late arrival needs. Professional and friendly staff. Large treatment rooms. No hard sell of the... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2012
San Diego
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San Diego
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145 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Strangely laid out. Service selection was good and the spa accommodated our late arrival needs. Professional and friendly staff. Large treatment rooms. No hard sell of the product. Shower facility was ok. One ritual area which requires showering, had dirty towels laying around for quite a while. You can use the gym which had updated equipment and was pretty well... More 

1 Thank TrippyLawyer
West Vancouver, Canada
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147 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2012

I booked an 80-minute Massage at the Gold Door Spa at The Boulders, which is only 10 minutes from my vacation home. I've just started researching nearby Spas for myself and guests while in Scottsdale and settled on this one after it was well-recommended to me. I go to Spas frequently and know what I like. My experience at the... More 

1 Thank gaylecooke
TheBouldersResort, Manager at Waldorf Astoria Spa, responded to this review

It is a pleasure to receive a wonderful review from a seasoned spa-goer. We appreciate your feedback regarding our exceptional staff and the service they provided, as we strive to give each and every guest the same experience during their visit to the Golden Door Spa. We look forward to hosting you in the near future. More 

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185 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2012

iI appreciated the yoga options. The massage was the best I have ever had. Thanks Aaron! Excellent value compared to other hotel spas around the world.

Thank Markey2
Skokie, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2012

The workout room , the locker rooms, the pool, the spa services were all amazing

1 Thank family k
West Chicago, Illinois
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931 reviews
353 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2012

The staff is friendly and helpful; the location is hard to beat, the exercise equipment is very good. The prices for spa items is high.

3 Thank sue o
Midland, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2012

This was the first time I have tried this treatment. It was wonderful. The massaging effects with the citrus scrub were stimulating and relaxing at the same time. After Nancy applied the scrub over my whole body, she proceeded to rinse me off with a wonderful warm vichy shower. The only time I had to move was to sit up... More 

2 Thank Muriel4
TheBouldersResort, Manager at Waldorf Astoria Spa, responded to this review

We are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your Avocado Citrus Scrub treatment at the Golden Door Spa. We are happy you arrived early and enjoyed the Niwa offering a sauna, steam room and O’furo bath to complete the Golden Door experience. We hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2012

Beautiful and calming facility, great spa, gym and classes which are included if you stay there. Worth the splurge on the services (especially the couples massage)

1 Thank PreBabyTravelers
Mundelein, Illinois
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2012

They had me waiting for a very long time when I asked what was taking so long I found out that they goofed up my appointment time and the lady was very rude about it and kept sayingthat I goofed! NOT!

Thank PattiBruno
TheBouldersResort, Manager at Waldorf Astoria Spa, responded to this review

Once again The Boulders Resort and Golden Door Spa extend our sincere apologies for the disappointments you experienced during your recent stay. As we have previously addressed at departure and in our follow up correspondence we are truly sorry for the inconveniences you encountered. More 

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156 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2012

We used the work out facilities. The spa and classes are open to the locals, as they use it as a "health and fitness club." Most of the time this was fine but we could see that this could present a problem during peak times.

Thank aztraveler60
los angeles
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Great, helpful, friendly staff. Wonderful massages. Great green tea for drinking between saunas.

1 Thank gmannbme

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