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Carefree Resort & Conference Center

3.5 of 5 37220 Mule Train Road, Carefree, AZ 85377
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Spearfish, South Dakota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked on line while visiting family in cave creek. Staff was excellent with my late night check in. Ordered room service for lunch on day two and my club sandwich was picture perfect and very tasty. Look forward to booking again in the future. Very clean spacious room .

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just checked in and having a terrible experience so far. At first, front desk misdirected us to room. After walking all around the resort with all the luggage when we finally found the room, it was hot and looks old and run down, clearly not worth the price we paid. And then we discovered there is no refrigerator in room.... More 

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Martha L, Front Office Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Shreyas Gangadhara, Thank you so much for your review. We value our guest’s feedback and appreciate you taking the time to help us improve as a hotel. We apologize as not all of our rooms come standard with refrigerators. However the service you expressed you received is definitely not the standard by which we operate and we will be... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carefree resort is the best place we have ever stayed! The rooms are huge and modern and clean and soundproof with your own balcony to admire the beautiful views. Pools, tennis courts, spas, an on site restaurant that is very reasonable while awesome Jimmy served us amazing food! A lounge with Jay, a wonderful piano player to make for enjoyable... More 

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Martha L, Front Office Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your review we appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your recent stay. We love to hear that our guest enjoyed their stay and took advantage of our resort amenities. On your next visit be sure to experience our wonderful happy hour everyday in our Lariat lounge. We will see you next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this hotel. It feels like it is so far removed from civilization, but is only 30-40 minutes from the airport. The resort is awesome, especially the rooms near the spa. Great pool area. I also loved the town of Cave Creek, which is very close to the resort. So many excellent and unique restaurants there for a wonderful... More 

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Martha L, Front Office Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Timothy A Thank you so much for your review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your room as well as the location. I am happy to hear you were able to experience the town of Cave Creek! We hope you visit us again soon! Thank you Kristen Brodie More 

Melbourne, Australia
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133 reviews 133 reviews
58 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have always wanted to see the Saguaro cacti of the Phoenix area, and so stayed one night here on my way from California to Texas. I stayed here to be in close proximity to the sunset trail ride I had booked for the evening. Unfortunately, I arrived to storms and flash flooding, and my trail ride was cancelled. The... More 

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Martha L, Front Office Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your review we really appreciate your feedback. Sorry to hear about the rainy weather you experienced. We hope that you come back and see us again soon since most of the time we do have beautiful sunshine. We are glad you enjoyed our property even under the rain and hope to see you again... More 

Loveland, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When reading this review consider I'm comparing this resort to other resorts I've stayed at for business conferences in the past. The resort property was beautiful. Check-in and check-out was handled by the organizer so I can't speak to that part of the resort's service. I will say the front desk staff went out of their way to help me... More 

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Martha L, Front Office Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello TheAverageTraveler, Thank you so much for your review! We are pleased to hear you found the grounds to be beautiful and were able to enjoy some of the amenities offered at our resort. I do apologize about the inconvenience caused by the A/C Unit but am glad to hear the Front Desk had a solution. We hope you come... More 

Minneapolis, MN
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and two daughters spent three nights at this beautiful property. Starting with a wonderful greeting from Ivonne at the front desk who made sure we were given the best accommodations and amenities she could. We told her we were celebrating some personal milestones and she wanted to make sure we had a very special vacation. Our room was clean... More 

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Martha L, Front Office Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Debbie7347, Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to hear you had an excellent experience with our staff and we will be sure to congratulate them for their outstanding service! I am also glad to hear you enjoyed the grounds as well as some of our amenities our resort has to offer! We hope to see... More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall resort is very good. The location of the desert is slightly hard to find. Bedrooms how to spread out so you have to walk from the lobby to go to your room. The breakfast is expensive. The rooms are vclean

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Martha L, Front Office Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello arsu, Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your room as well as the resort! We appreciate you taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your stay, we hope to see you again soon! Thank you, Kristen Brodie More 

Tucson, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Build in 1963, this hotel was the hot spot. The rooms have been updated but still has a dated look. Clean, friendly and professional staff. Sparkling pool, beautiful landscaping. Great, affordable, place to relax and unwind during the holidays. Definately family friendly.

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Martha L, Front Office Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Lynn B, Thank you so much for your review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the grounds at our resort and had an excellent encounter with our staff! We always appreciate positive feedback especially when it comes to our staff as they are the heart of this resort. We hope you come and visit us again soon! Thank... More 

Chandler, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The directions given to get the room were confusing and less than helpful. The room needed work on its chipped paint, improperly attached toilet paper holder, loose electrical plug-ins, etc. There was no bath, only a shower. The tv remote's batteries were dead, and it took more than a half hour to get new (on a day when there were... More 

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Martha L, Front Office Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello jrpaine, Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate you bringing this up to our attention as this feedback helps us identify where we need to improve to provide the best service possible. We have informed our Director of Operations of your comments as that is definitely not the standard to which we operate. We are happy to... More 

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Additional Information about Carefree Resort & Conference Center

Address: 37220 Mule Train Road, Carefree, AZ 85377
Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Carefree
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Carefree Resort & Conference Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 234
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