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Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

5.0 of 5 5700 E McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This property is a nice scale - feels very private and quiet even when its full. The staff is very friendly and pays attention. Rooms are interesting and vary by type, I would prefer a warmer, less modern decor, but the beds are very good and nicely appointed in both spa casita and king suite that I saw. Pack slippers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in Arizona and wanted a nice stay-cation. This place is great for getting away from the hustle and bustle of every day life. It is very private and quiet which was what I needed. The spa is so serene and relaxing and as if you're the only one there. Elements is delicious! I love their truffle Mac and... More 

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

We are very happy to hear that you had a wonderful stay-cation with us. We love being the place locals choose to go to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It is great to hear that the spa helped make your getaway that much more relaxing. We are glad you enjoyed Chef Beau’s truffle mac and... More 

Glendale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment you arrive until, yes it’s hard to do, you have to leave everyone is so cheerful, helpful, courteous and treat you like you own the resort. I only stayed 2 nights and they were the best nights ever, a great escape from work. If you ever get the chance to stay here you have to. Also Sanctuary... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at Sanctuary. It is great to hear that we lived up to our name. We are delighted you had such a wonderful visit and that our staff took such good care of you from the moment you stepped onto the property. Thank you so much for recommending our resort as well... More 

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I nervously chose Sanctuary over Four Seasons and The Boulders. I'm glad we did, because—for us—Sanctuary was more of a relaxing getaway than a bustling resort; all the luxury of the other first-class properties without the predictability or pretentiousness. We stayed in a Spa Suite (Jade X) which was more like a modern apartment than a hotel... More 

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

We are very happy that we lived up to the name and that you had such a wonderful, relaxing getaway with us. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the spa suite and found the property so beautiful. We are glad our staff provided such excellent service during your visit. We strive to provide the best service in town... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to experience total relaxation you must stay @ the Sanctuary in Paradise Valley. We had a lovely private suite with a beautiful view. The nights we stayed were chilly so we fired up the wood burning fireplace which added to the ambience. Our beds were cozy, warm with fluffy comforters, we slept like babies. The spa was... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Sanctuary and taking the time to write a review about your experience. We are very happy to hear you had such a wonderful visit. Glad you enjoyed the rooms and your experience at the spa. It sounds like you had a wonderful meal at elements to cap the day off as... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our stay for the Sanctuary for the night that we got married. We spent the morning getting pampered in the spa with massages and enjoying the steam room and amenities. The spa staff were professional, polite and courteous. When we checked in for our overnight stay, the front desk team were thrilled to hear that we had just... More 

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

Congratulations! We are honored that you chose to take have a honeymoon getaway with us. It is wonderful to hear that you had such a fantastic visit. We are glad that the spa team took such good care of you and helped you relax after your big day. Glad the champagne and chocolate covered strawberries helped make the night extra... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended a business event at this resort. I brought my family and we stayed in a really nice two room suite. The scenery was great and the food was amazing. Management did an excellent job of taking care of us and our clients. Would definitely go back.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience. We are glad that you and your family had such a wonderful visit. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the scenery and cuisine during your visit. We are glad that our staff did an excellent job taking care of both you and your clients as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I needed a getaway and are so glad we choose the Sanctuary. Our only decisions involved which superb food to order and which fabulous spa service to get. The setting is gorgeous. We enjoyed vigorous hikes on nearby trails, then unwound at the spa. The food at Elements is spectacular. Everyone we interacted with on the staff... More 

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

We are delighted we were able to provide you with the relaxing getaway you and your husband needed. It sounds like our kind of trip when the hardest decision you have to make is what delicious food option and spa service to choose. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the setting so much and were able to relax... More 

Shakopee, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I spent 4 glorious days at the Sanctuary. I was very glad that I chose the spa casita for accommodations, with the clean asian inspired design and proximity to spa and fitness center. We found that the yoga classes were practically private for us, we were told by Erika that the classes in spring were often filled... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your visit and taking the time to write a review about your experience. We are so glad to hear you had such a fantastic visit, filled with wonderful memories. We are happy that you enjoyed the spa casita so much and that you took advantage of our fitness classes during your... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a faboulous hotel and I really enjoyed my stay.The service was top notch and the amenities were great . The views were amazing. The food was great.The staff was very friendly and welcoming. I will stay there again.

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Sanctuary and taking the time to write a review about your visit. We are delighted you had such a fantastic experience. It is great to hear that our staff provided such great service and made you feel so welcome. We are glad you enjoyed the setting and views so much. It... More 

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  • Very nice(4)
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  • Spa casita(3)
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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*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
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Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Paradise Valley
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Paradise Valley
#2 Spa Hotel in Paradise Valley
#2 Romantic Hotel in Paradise Valley
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