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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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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

I recently stayed at the Carefree Resort with a few old college friends. We were celebrating a 50th birthday and the resort was a convenient location for everyone to meet. Our rooms were directly across the street from the lobby and were fantastic. They were recently upgraded two bedroom suites. They were very modern and tasteful and were definitely up... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

What a horrible experience we had at this resort from the moment we checked in. We booked 4 rooms for July 3rd with the intention of taking the shuttle over to Harolds for dinner and fireworks. 3 out of the 4 rooms were ready when we arrived at 3pm. We quickly put our stuff in the rooms so that we... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

Bottom line, the resort gave our room away to another guest AFTER we had placed our belongings in our room. The other guest found our belongings and placed them at the front desk. My husband went to the front desk (naturally upset) to retrieve our items. The manager refused to apologize. We went back to our room and waited for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2011

We stayed over March break. We had an upper floor room with a balcony overlooking the pool. The room was large and comfortable. The hotel concierge (Dianne?) was fantastice - she had a number of suggestions for places to go horseback riding, dining, hot air ballooning (although I'd arranged that myself before travelling to Carefree), went out of her way... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2011

This hotel might have been a 4 star in the 1990s but it is sure showing the wear. Be careful with your credit card in this place. 2 small bottles of water cost $17.83. Charged 2 weeks after I closed out my account. No one would call back to address my concerns so I had to get my credit card... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

I have stayed at Carefree resort several times. For the price it is one of my favorite places in North Scottsdale. The rooms are somewhat dated, and could use refurbishing, but while you are there, who wants to be in the room! Good nightlife, great scenery and outdoor activities. I recommend for families or just couples.

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Ottawa, Canada
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2011

Stayed here for five days for a conference. The conference room was comfortable except for the the freezing air conditioning. The conference food was fresh and varied--not gourmet, but good. I think this hotel has a lot of conferences. There was a second one going on at the same time as ours. This may be a deterrent for some people,... More 

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Prescott, AZ
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2011

We got an amazing last minute rate for this hotel and it was wonderful. The grounds are lovely. We swam in their lovely pool and just before sunset watched to havolina wander through their nature path. It was very child friendly as well. The rooms were a bit dated but the service made up for it, very polite and timely,... More 

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Gst_Services_Mgr, Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed our resort with our beautiful desert landscaping! It appears that you also got to see some of our "desert friends" while staying with us. We cater to a lot of families and we are glad that your child found activities around the resort. In the future, please don't feel uncomfortable about bringing your child... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2011

I saw the ad on local paper for summer scapes and my husband and I decided to do a little weekend getaway so we thought we'd try Carefree for a change. We would usually go to Sedona or Flagstaff or even consider Tucson, but out of curiosity what Carefree has to offer we thought this area might just give us... More 

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Billings, Montana
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63 reviews 63 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2011

We had a very nice stay here. I was concerned about some of the reviews, but we had a great pool side room, staff was friendly, room was clean. Pool and hot tub were nice.

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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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