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Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 26 November 2013

We spent a week at the Carefree Resort and we loved our stay. We stayed in the villa and it offered amazing views and more than enough room to stretch out. The restaurant on-site served delicious food and the management allowed us to greet and thank the chef. We had a little problem our first night and the hotel's front...

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Palisade
Reviewed 11 November 2013

We spent four nights and wished we could spend a few more! From the check in to check out the staff was very helpful and friendly. We had our dog with us and this place is great at being dog friendly. Plenty of places to walk him. Loved the retro feel of the place. Kept looking for Dean Martin and...

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Matthews, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 November 2013

I recently stayed for one night at Carefree as part of a business meeting hosted at the conference center. My room was in the Villas section of the resort, and I'd agree with other reviewers that the property's exterior facilities are indeed gorgeous (equally as much due to the Arizona landscaping as the buildings themselves). The room was a generous...

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1Thank Doug H
Oahu, Hawaii
Reviewed 30 October 2013

I came here for a conference and I think this resort does a good job of providing a pleasant and practical place to have a meeting. My room was quite large and nicely furnished. I have a view of the mountains from the second floor and a lovely desert garden below. I can hear a babbling stream that flows from...

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1Thank idyllwildgirl
Canton CT
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Our party stayed here on Oct. 26-27, 2013. While the exterior setting is lovely, the rooms and the customer service fell below par. Sheets of paint sagged from the walls in one room. Management merely offered a $10.98 reduction for our stay or separation of our party into far rooms! No staff or management attempted attempted any other measure to...

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3Thank Jane N
Sun City, Arizona
Reviewed 22 October 2013

What an amazing establishment!! From the staff at the front desk to the restaurant staff we had an outstanding experience. The room witha mountain view on the 2nd floor was breathtaking beautiful. I would reccomend this place to anyone who wants a first class experience.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Surprising little spot with good value. Went for a long weekend centered around a local event. Not knowing the area well nor having heard of this place as its' not part of a major chain, it was a risky play that turned out well. Stayed in a standard king room, and it seems like all the rooms either have a...

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1Thank cowherjaw2
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 18 October 2013

This was my third visit to the Carefree Resort. Each time I have had a less very positive experience. My first visit was for a conference several years ago. I stayed two nights. Although I alerted housekeeping multiple times, my room was not cleaned. This time I checked into my room only to find dirty towels in the bathroom and...

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5Thank DrDeborah
Palm Harbor, Florida
Reviewed 20 September 2013

We recently enjoyed a marvelous business/vacation experience @ beautiful Carefree Resort in AZ with a group of 34 golfers. The accommodations and amenities were spacious, very clean, reasonably priced and pleasant. The mountains and desert view was awesome and a super escape from the cities. The town of Carefree was delightful. Several exceptional golf courses are nearby. The entire staff...

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9Thank Sandy122873
Phoenix
Reviewed 15 September 2013

We enjoyed staying at Carefree Resort, great escape from the Valley! The rooms were nice, comfortable and clean. Shuttle service to Cave Creek was convenient and Audrey provided the BEST customer service. Terri Zimmer went above and beyond to offer the BEST customer service. Thank you!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carefree Resort has recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation of all meeting space, public areas, resort guest rooms, Lariat Restaurant and Lounge and launched the all new Sonoran Suites, a boutique experience within the Resort. Experience authentic Arizona, located amidst high Sonoran Desert natural preserves 1.5 miles north of Scottsdale. The Resort grounds are filled with towering 20' Saguaro, giant Ocotillo, desert wildflowers, and Prickly Pear Cactus. Reserve one of our Villas, if you are looking extra space and want the comforts of home. Equipped with a full kitchen, dining room, and living room and are available with one or two bedrooms. Our friendly staff can arrange popular destination activities such as scooter rentals, bike rentals, golf, desert jeep tours, hot air balloon rides, and other adventures. The Resort features a five treatment room Spa with full spa and hair salon services, five lighted Tennis Courts, two heated swimming pools, and a complete Fitness Center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carefree Resort & Conference Center

Address: 37220 Mule Train Road, Carefree, AZ 85377
Region: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Carefree
Price Range: $170 - $481 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Carefree Resort & Conference Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 234
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“Not really any views--but of the pool. Get 2nd floor, near desert garden or not facing pool for more peace & quiet”
 of 5 bubbles jackiesP8830DP, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I think the King rooms are the nicest and I really love the dessert view, however the pool view was also very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles sberry920, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles BobbbyE, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Second Floor may have more natural light.”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go someplace else”
 of 5 bubbles HabachtR, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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