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Carefree Resort & Conference Center

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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Kelkheim (Taunus), Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Booked 2 nights but extended for one more night right after arrival :-) Gardens are nicely landscaped. Large rooms, very clean, staff nice. Room would be perfect with a small fridge to keep food/drinks cool for snacks on the balcony with a great view. We had a "premier" room with pool/garden view and I recommend that.

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

Hello 18mariannek, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your premier room with pool/garden view is one of our guest's favorite! We hope that you can visit us again soon we currently have a great Summer Scape deal going on. All the best, Martha More 

Winnetka, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I stayed for two nights at the Carefree Resort and Lodge. Underappreciated lodge and facilities. The staff is very helpful and welcoming. Nice bar and dining room. May is a quiet month in Scottsdale/Carefree so they were very happy to see me. The gym is clean and underused. Has tennis courts, pickelball, and golf course. Recommended for business stay Breakfast... More 

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

Hello Nick, Thank you so much for your feedback. We love to hear that our guest enjoys their stay with us and that our staff was helpful and welcoming. We hope you are able to visit us again soon and can try our awesome happy hour in our Lounge. All the best, Martha More 

Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My wife and I spent four nights at the Carefree Resort in late March. Nearly everything about our stay was fine, nothing great and nothing terrible. The facilities are nice but unremarkable, not top-of-the-line like the nearby Boulders Fairmont Princess, Westin Kierland or JW Marriott Desert Ridge resorts. Of course, Carefree Resort is substantially less costly than those others (though... More 

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

Hello Danny, Thank you very much for your feedback as this helps us to identified deficiencies and work bettering them. First I want to tell you that we pride ourselves in our service and we will definitely address the eye contact and service issues you experienced during your stay. As that is definitely not the service standard by which we... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My wife and I stayed overnight for her bday. Really nice place, nice staff, free shuttle into town. Booked it thru a 3rd party at a good discount. Room location wasn't the best but the property was good!

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

Hello Bryan, Thank you so much for your feedback. We are so happy to hear that you had a great Staycation and enjoyed our shuttle into town. We do have a great Summer Scapes promotion for staycations hopefully you and your wife can come back to Carefree soon. All the best, Martha More 

Sheridan, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for a week and loved it! The resort was beautiful, clean,and everyone was very friendly. They have fire pits around the resort at night to sit around. We read other reviews about it being loud. We didn't have any issue with this at all. Yes, you can here others coming in and out of... More 

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

Hello Hollism76, Thank you so much for your review. We love to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and had an awesome time while at the resort. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the campfire we also have s’mores available to enhance your campfire experience. We hope you come back and visit soon. All the best, Martha More 

Florham Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

From check-in to check-out, my visit to Carefree Resort was easy, friendly, and comfortable. I did get one of the upgraded rooms (soon they will all be done) and it was very spacious and clean. Maid service was prompt, extra towels were delivered as promised, and even a toothbrush appeared within half an hour of the request (free!). The people... More 

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

Hello Jeannette H, Thank you so much for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and experienced outstanding service during you stay. We really do appreciate your feedback and will make sure the staff is informed of your positive comments. Hopefully next time you will be able to spend more time enjoying the pool!... More 

British Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We paid nearly $200 for one night at this "resort". What a disappointment - the first room we had was so awful I complained to the receptionist and she asked "would I like to pay $10 extra for a premier room" I replied "I would like the premier room without the $10 charge". She assured me the other room would... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We have stayed at this property three times over the past five years mainly because it is convenient to our favorite dining spot in Cave Creek. The good stuff first. It is a very beautiful spot with incredible landscaping meticulously groomed. The pool area is large and lovely with lots of seating including a fire pit for those cooler desert... More 

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

Hello lovetohike1111, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the grounds as well as the pool area. We appreciate your feedback and we have directed your comments to the appropriate department heads. We hope you give us another chance and come stay with us again soon. Thank you, Kristen More 

Anthem, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Best wedding ever!! Emily did an amazing job giving us everything we wanted!! She was always ontop of things and we never had a problem getting ahold of her. Day of, Richie was also made available with a cellphone contact number. The food was wonderful. All of our guests told us how much they enjoyed the food. We did buffet... More 

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

Hello Audrey G, Thank you so much for your review. It is wonderful to hear how accommodating Emily and Richie were and how helpful everyone was. It sounds like your special day went beautifully! We appreciate your feedback and look forward to you staying with us again! Thank you, Kristen More 

Tucson
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

A huge disappointment. When I arrived, the clerk did not even bother to look up or acknowledge me in any way. After waiting about 10 minutes for her to finish with a guest, a couple of other people walked up. She asked the stupid question "Who's next?", giving ample opportunity for those who like to cut lines to push right... More 

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