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Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

5.0 of 5 5700 E McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They have it all together at the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain. The rooms, pool, spa and restaurant are all excellent, but the high point is truly the service. The staff goes beyond what you ask for to get you what you really want and need. I loved it and wished I could have stayed longer.

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Scottsdale, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We live locally and planned on a very small wedding (6 people!). We originally were going to have it out of state but some plans changed and we decided on having a small ceremony here and spending the weekend at the Sanctuary, one of our local favorites. It could not have been better!!!!! We rented a few suites for my... 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 hold your wedding at Sanctuary. We always love when we can play even a small part in such special moments in people’s lives. We are so glad to hear everything went perfectly. We are happy that you had such a great experience in XII, even if it was not the original plan. It’s... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have now come for long and short weekends about 4 times, either in late fall or early spring. This hotel complex is perched on the side of camelback mountain looking across Paradise Valley. We always have a mountain view room with balcony and enjoy breathtaking panoramas morning and evening,. The retaurant has a great selection of fine food and... 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 and taking the time to write a review about your experience. We are delighted to hear that we lived up to our name. Returning guests are the biggest compliment a resort can get, so we are honored that you continue to choose Sanctuary when you visit the Valley. We are glad you... More

Mokena, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just spent a long weekend at Sanctuary with my wife. This is an exceptional resort - superb service, excellent facilities, a wonderful room and great on- site food. Just 20 minutes from Sky Harbor Airport the resort is on a relatively small footprint at the base of Camelback Mountain. Hiking trails are close by. Excellent shopping/dining options in the area... 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 most recent visit. We are delighted to hear that the resort and staff lived up to all your expectations. We are glad you love the area as much as we do. It sounds like you took advantage of the wonderful hiking trails Camelback has to offer. If you love to... More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After some 40 years of travel, I consider the Sanctuary my best resort experience. The location is breathtaking; the accommodations stylish yet unbelievably comfortable; and the amenities and spa services of the highest quality. In addition, Elements, the restaurant, is a four-star experience with a superb and varied wine list. If you're a tennis player, you're really in luck. The... 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 write a review about your most recent stay. We are honored that you consider us to be at the pinnacle of your resort experiences. It sounds like you had wonderful stay and took full advantage of everything our resort offers. We are glad Horst and Kyle were able to improve your... More

Wokingham, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here twice and this time took advantage of a special offer to upgrade to a Suite for 5 nights. It was well worth it. These rooms are large, comfortable and well equipped with the added benefit of a patio. Our stay was more enjoyable on this occasion mainly because the resort seems to have found its identity.... More

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

Thank you for choosing to return and stay with us at Sanctuary again. We are very happy you had an even better experience than your first stay. It’s great to hear that our staff provided a provided excellent, attentive service and created a relaxing environment for your stay. We appreciate your feedback about the outside dinning options. We will be... More

Franklinville, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful property and spectacular rooms with great views. Food, Service and Amenities. The Spa was an amazing experience. The food was excellent with real tasteful twists. The live band was really energizing and current.

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

Thank you for choosing Sanctuary for your most recent Arizona visit. We are very happy to hear that you had such a great time all around. It sounds like you really enjoyed the food at elements and the live entertainment at jade bar. We are glad to hear you were able to take advantage of our wonderful spa as well.... More

Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gallery house was amazing! Perfect for our party of 8! The concierges made us feel like royalty! Pool assistants were excellent - my water cup was never empty! There are plenty of things to do besides relaxing by the pool. Some of us hiked Camelback Mt. (which was very worth it); spa treatment was amazing - especially the actual... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you all had such a wonderful time. We are glad you loved the house and that our staff took such excellent care of you throughout your stay. It sounds like you took full advantage of our spa and workout facilities, which... More

Brentwood
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just do everything! Have drinks or coffee on your patio, take in some spa treatments, hang out poolside, have dinner in the restaurant, bike and hike with Steve, enjoy amazing drinks at the bar, let those adorable bell guys give you a lift to your room...it's ALL going to be flawless! This place has it figured out...enough said.

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

Thank you for choosing Sanctuary for your resent visit to Arizona. It sounds like you had a fantastic visit, which we always love to hear. We are delighted you took advantage of everything we have to offer and really maximized your Sanctuary experience. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your stay and we... More

Phoenix, Arizona
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sanctuary is a beautiful place. The staff is welcoming and always there if you need them. I booked a night for my wife and I for a one night getaway and it was worth it. We went to the pool late at night and had it all to ourselves. The only bummer we had is we put in reservations at... More

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

Thank you for choosing to stay at Sanctuary for your most recent visit. We are very happy to hear you had a wonderful experience. We are glad the staff took excellent care of you. Glad to hear that it was a great getaway even if it was just a short one. We are sorry for the mix up at elements,... 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*
Number of rooms: 105
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