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Carefree Resort & Conference Center

3.5 of 5 37220 Mule Train Road, Carefree, AZ 85377
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Melbourne, Australia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
60 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

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 January 3, 2015

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 January 1, 2015

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
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

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 December 26, 2014

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
17 helpful votes 17 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 

Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Stayed 3 nights while in the area for a work convention. The grounds were beautiful, the staff very friendly and the pool area was outstanding. My room was top notch. Huge space, themed decor, spotlessly clean - I was very impressed. If my room was on-par with the other rooms at this resort, I can't believe how anybody could write... More 

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

Hello rungeoff, Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the grounds as well as your room! We always appreciate positive feedback especially about our staff! We hope you visit us again soon! Thank you, Kristen Brodie More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We recently hosted my daughter's College Graduation Party for 33 guests at this resort which included a wonderful luncheon and multiple hotel rooms for our overnight guests. Everything was A++ -- the resort is in a beautiful desert location with mountains as a backdrop. The service provided to us for the party and our entire stay was outstanding -- very... More 

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

Hello Graz6990, Thank you so much for your review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that your daughter's Graduation Party was a success! We always appreciate positive feedback especially about our employees, we will make sure to pass your comments on to Emily Kix! We hope you visit us again soon! Thank you, Kristen... More 

Sugar Land
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Located in beautiful Carefree, this hotel is dirty, dark and in need of a massive renovation. The staff at this hotel is topnotch! The brunch was amazing! The pool area is fabulous! The scenery and grounds are beautiful! The reason for the poor rating is the rooms, while huge, are too dark and too dirty. The bedspreads are dirty and... More 

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

Hello Lisa G, 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 passed your comments on to upper management for further review. We are very happy to hear you had an excellent encounter with... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Carefree Resort and Conference Center located in the foothills north of Scottsdale. It is quiet place where one can just sit back and relax. The installations are somewhat dated. Rooms are good and well appointed, but could use some new furniture. The pool area is first rate. Staff was very helpful and always cheerful in answering our questions and... More 

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

Hello Joseph4321 Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and had a great encounter with our staff! We hope you visit us again soon! Thank you Kristen Brodie 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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