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Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
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191 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had stayed here before and enjoyed the stay, so we were looking forward to returning as a place to stay before our flight home. From the hotel it is an easy drive to the airport, especially early in the morning before traffic picks up. While there is no smoking in the rooms, outside of each room is an ashtray,... More 

Thank 512Dick
Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was very nice. There was a good variety of choices for breakfast. The beds were very comfy and there was convenient parking. The hotel definitely has a retro feel which I liked a lot, especially in the breakfast area.

Thank Dianne S
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119 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We chose this hotel based on the reviews and the price. The location was good and the restaurant was adequate for our needs. The birds near the pool were fun to look at. The rooms were dated but clean. A very good budget hotel.

Thank tougo
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This older style inn is a fabulous place to stay in Scottsdale, close to the airport and Old Town. It was built in the era of Frank Lloyd Wright and if u are a fan you'll love it. Decor 60's ish with modern touches, grounds are superbly kept, lovely pool and the Hole in the Rock restaurant has an excellent... More 

Thank Chemil407
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Conveniently located little hotel with a retro feel. Clean, safe, friendly staff, but no frills. Bill at the front desk was great. Close to a walking / bike path for a morning or evening stroll. Will be back!

Thank Roland H
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We love staying at the magnuson Papago inn hotel, the staff is always wonderful and polite and helpful. Housekeeping does a wonderful job and Amy always has a smile on her face as she speeds through the property. When we stayed this time the restaurant was open, it was our first time and I must say I was disappointed. We... More 

Thank ambernsting
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We are a RV store in Scottsdale. You always send our customers here as it is cheap and very clean. Everyone that has came back to pick up their RVs we're always talking about how great the staff was in the cleanliness of the rooms. Would definitely recommend it!!

1 Thank Cristopher C
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This hotel is amazing. The location and the value you just cant beat anywhere else in Scottsdale Az. I've taken a couple of vacations in phoenix. I love staying here at Magnuson because its right in Scottsdale near everything you could imagine. Very clean and spacious rooms. The pool is pretty huge. The service was great and the front desk... More 

3 Thank Dwayne B
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Found this cute little retro place online. LOVED the vibe and the attention to detail in the remodel. The price was the turning point--amazing value, including coupons for meals. Everyone was friendly and helpful, rooms clean & comfortable--but the big surprise was the lush garden grounds around the pool. Just what we came to Arizona for!

Thank tripperColorado
Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We came to Arizona for 2 weeks to visit family. First we stayed at talking stick and then at a huge Marriott (we always stay at a Marriott) My nephews Wife found us this Hotel for our second week because we were worn out! And our vacation was, so far very pricey. I'm telling you, if you want to just... More 

Thank kimntommy50

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at the charming Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn (formerly Best Western Papago Inn and Resort), a garden oasis located in Scottsdale, Arizona just 15 minutes from Phoenix Airport. This relaxing hotel and restaurant is a mid-century modern classic. Our 60 guest rooms are tastefully decorated and include amenities such as bathrobes, coffee service with ceramic mugs and organic botanicals in the bathroom. All rooms have views of the flower-filled courtyard, aviary and outdoor pool. Our Hole in the Rock restaurant and lounge features the subtle preparation of house-smoked meats and vegetables in an innovative breakfast, lunch, dinner and lounge menu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn

Address: 7017 E McDowell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-3313 (Formerly BEST WESTERN Papago Inn & Resort)
Region: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Scottsdale
Price Range: $127 - $503 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Papago Inn And Resort
Best Western Plus Papago Hotel Scottsdale
Best Western Papago Hotel
Best Western Scottsdale
Scottsdale Best Western
Hotel Style:
#17 Top resorts Hotel in Scottsdale
#27 Family Hotel in Scottsdale
#38 Romantic Hotel in Scottsdale
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“No elevator for 2nd floor. Nice birds in center courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles 266diannes, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Double beds room are a lot more spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 797dwayneb, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are near the pool. No elevator, very quiet and clean”
 of 5 bubbles kimntommy50, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs gives a wonderful view of the courtyard!”
 of 5 bubbles hzburton, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seemed ok, can't go wrong”
 of 5 bubbles sunshineyd, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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