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Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   5700 E McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Paradise Valley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sanford G Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful setting and a great value in the summer. The pool is wonderful. Great views. The staff is very friendly, and exactly what you would expect in a high end resort setting. The food, spa and workout facilities are all top notch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In my opinion: that a hotel lives up to its reputation, or that a hotel doesn't pretend to have more, or be more than it can deliver-- is the basis by which my wife and I rate our hotel experience. This hotel passes with flying colors!!!!!The staff is delightful (they obviously want to be there and want to satisfy their... More

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing to stay with Sanctuary during your recent visit. We are delighted to hear that lived up to your expectations and that our staff took wonderful care of you during your stay. Thank you for your kind words about our staff, it means a lot to each and every one of them that our guests... More

Huntington Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The entire experience was way beyond all expectation's. Staff was friendly and efficient. Food was incredible weather we ate in out room or in elements restaurant itself. The view from everywhere on the property was breathtaking. I would recommend this resort to everyone.

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to write a review about your experience. We are delighted to hear your stay exceeded all expectations and that the staff took excellent care of you. We are very happy enjoyed your meal elements and in-room. We are always very honored when our guests recommend our... More

Rosina Lardieri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is such a great place. I've stayed several times and the staff and facilities are just phenomenal. Every thing about the place is chic and stylish and they really go the extra mile to make your stay memorable in everyway. We love the mountainside casitas, they have great decks and fabulous views. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and abound... More

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to return to Sanctuary and stay with us again. There is no greater compliment than a returning guest, especially one who speaks so highly of our property. We really appreciate your kind words about our resort and staff. We completely agree that one of the things that makes the resort special is the privacy it offers.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The attention to detail and personal service from the staff was outstanding. The rooms were huge and had every amenity you could ask for. The beds were like heaven. The spa was the most wonderful escape from reality with really interesting services, the walking meditation with Cindy Nichols was life altering and restaurant was hands down the best I've experienced... More

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are very glad to hear that our staff took excellent care of you and made your stay something special. It sounds like you had a pretty wonderful time all around, which is what we always want to hear. Glad you were able to take... More

Culver City, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had an excellent second stay at Sanctuary over the July 4th holiday. The staff is lovely and the property is beautiful. We stayed in a spa casita, and we loved the modern Zen-like style. Little extras like turn-down service and a welcome-back basket of goodies are just some of the ways staff goes the extra mile here. Our shower... More

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to spend the holiday weekend with us. We are delighted that you had a fantastic and relaxing stay overall. It’s great to hear that our staff took excellent care of you during your visit. Glad we were able to get the plumbing issue fixed quickly. It’s great to hear that you got to enjoy a nice... More

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I recently traveled to Scottsdale and stayed at The Sanctuary for a weekend Mom's Getaway at the end of June. Before we arrived we made transportation arrangements and dining reservations with the Concierge. We were picked up at the airport in style and the weekend unfolded from there. Our arrival at The Sanctuary was very welcoming. We were escorted via... More

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing to stay at sanctuary during your visit and taking the time to write a review about your experience. We are very happy to hear that our concierge team took excellent care of you and made your trip easy. We are delighted that you both took advantage of and enjoyed jade bar and elements during... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend & I stayed at Sanctuary over memorial weekend. It was my friend's birthday & the resort went out of their way to make it special. Chocolate covered strawberries when we arrived to the room was a nice touch. We stayed in a spa casita & it was perfect, with a great patio. Overall service was excellent, with a... More

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to stay at Sanctuary for your recent visit to Arizona. We are delighted to hear both you and your friend had a wonderful and memorable weekend overall. We are always very honored when our guests choose to spend special occasions, such as their birthdays, with us. We’re very happy you liked the spa casita,... More

Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a night here at the end of June 2014. This is the third or fourth time we have stayed here. The property is as beautiful as always but the rooms seem to be getting in need of a good spruce up. In our room the wood around sinks was all scuffed up and worn and the room did... More

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your recent stay with us. We are sorry that your experience was not as wonderful as the previous three stays. We would like to mention that we are working on getting some new furnishings and remodeling some of the rooms based on comments from our guests.... More

Illinois City, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Sanctuary for our honeymoon and we will definitely be returning. From the moment we arrived, the staff was there to assist us with anything we needed. Everyone was so nice, friendly, helpful, and kind.....and NOT in a pretentious, fake way. The staff are genuine! Very clean. Fabulous pool and restaurant, too.

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Congratulations on your recent nuptials! Thank you for choosing to stay at Sanctuary for your honeymoon! It’s always a great honor to be even a small part of such a special occasion. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful visit and that our staff took excellent care of you during your stay. Thank you so much for your... More

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Additional Information about Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

Address: 5700 E McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
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Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Paradise Valley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sanctuary Camelback Mountain 5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Business Hotel in Paradise Valley #2 Spa Hotel in Paradise Valley #2 Luxury Hotel in Paradise Valley #3 Romantic Hotel in Paradise Valley
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Discover your sanctuary at the best Arizona resort...a luxury boutique hideaway on Camelback Mountain. Overlooking the spectacular views of Paradise Valley, relax in a mountainside or spa casita. Retreat to Sanctuary Spa for Asian-inspired treatments and exhilarating classes. Taste the award-winning cuisine of elements' by Food Network star Chef Beau MacMillan. Savor the sunset at jade bar or on edge, raising the bar for happy hour. Play tennis or hike in a fabulous setting, lounge by the infinity-edge pool, or indulge in Scottsdale's hottest shopping, cultural attractions and championship golf just minutes away. ... more   less 
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