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The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

5.0 of 5 34631 North Tom Darlington Drive, Carefree, AZ 85377
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I just stayed at The Boulders and did the three-day golf school with Donald Crawley. Our villa was beautiful and private. The service was first rate all around. The golf school was a great experience. Donald is an excellent teacher. He is entirely focused on the lesson (which can be hard for a head pro at a... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just wanted to say a big thank you to the boulders for a lovely week! What an absolute beautiful and peaceful property! Our casita was wonderful and all the staff fantastic; especially Kala at the pool! Thanks for great service with an extra smile! I would also like to mention the exceptional housekeeping- even our shoes were arranged upon returning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just spent 4 days here and it was delightful. The staff are all super friendly. The property is beautiful, clean and sprawling and quiet. The fireplaces in the rooms are a nice touch. The spa is absolutely gorgeous. Definitely would come bcd here.

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TheBouldersCarefree, Manager at The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your delightful 4 days with us in our spacious Casitas. We hope you enjoyed rejuvenating at the Waldorf Astoria Spa, and we look forward to welcoming your return. Best regards, The Boulders Management team More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Paid $450 per night, room had no view. Outdated decor throughout. Close to nothing, you are captive. I slipped on a step in front of lodge and fell into a cactus. My hand was bleeding from over 15 deep-seeded needles. Security was called and they helped remove needles with tweezers. At no time did the resort offer a doctor. Nor... More 

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TheBouldersCarefree, Manager at The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, responded to this review

Ted R, We are truly sorry for the disappointment you encountered while a guest at The Boulders. Our team’s main focus is to insure safety, and a relaxing and tranquil stay for our guests, and we deeply regret letting you down. Your candid and valuable feedback will be reviewed and utilized to correct the shortcoming you so kindly brought to... More 

Denville, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband attended a business trip at The Boulders which we extended. The hotel and staff were great, the grounds were beautiful and the food was outstanding. I would highly recommend this hotel to friends and family.

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North Vancouver, BC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Headed to The Boulders for a 4 day getaway with my best friend who I hadn't seen in a year. Because this was only a couple weeks before Christmas, we had planned to do lots of shopping. Well, after our first and most amazingly restful day, we came to terms with the fact that we probably wouldn't be getting much... More 

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TheBouldersCarefree, Manager at The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, responded to this review

pekNorthVancouver_BC, Thank you for taking the time to share you stay with us during the holiday season. We hope that you and your best friend enjoyed your stay with us, and were able to catch-up after a whole year apart. We are glad that you enjoyed your spacious 2 bedroom Villa with a beautiful private patio. We will forward your... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a beautiful Boulder view room, which in addition to the usual hotel amenities had a cozy in-room wood burning fireplace, complete with the sweet smelling local Juniper wood. Played a very enjoyable round of golf on the South course, and enjoyed a fantastic and healthy breakfast at the spa cafe. The pool and gym facilities were excellent. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week over Christmas (7 days) at the Waldorf Asteria Resort as a family from Canada. We had two casita's. We cannot speak too highly of our stay. The accommodation excellent and staff were very helpful. The restaurant servers went out of their way for us when we had breakfast each day. The valet parking staff and golf... More 

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TheBouldersCarefree, Manager at The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, responded to this review

Mary, Thank you for taking the time and sharing your wonderful experience with us. We are happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your holiday stay with us. We hope you enjoyed all we have to offer from our spacious Casitas, amazing walking paths, and various restaurants throughout the resort. We will share your great review and kind... More 

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling for business in Scottsdale and decided to move to the Boulders for the following weekend. We were NOT disappointed! We arrived after dark and we were quickly checked-in and whisked away to our stand alone casita. The concierge mapped out our hikes for the next couple days (there are MANY amazing hikes nearby) and also pointed us... More 

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Sedona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third year, in a row, that we used The Boulders to "ring-in" the new year. The bar and lounge is a wonderful venue with music and dancing. Our tendency is to eat elsewhere because of familiarity, but we end up at the lounge after dinner. We've seen the same bartenders all three years. Wonderful stall all over.

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Address: 34631 North Tom Darlington Drive, Carefree, AZ 85377
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Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Carefree
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 223
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Also Known As:
The Boulders, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel Carefree
The Waldorf Astoria Collection Carefree
The Boulders Resort And Golden Door Spa
Boulders Resort
The Boulders Resort Luxury
Boulder Arizona

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