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Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   1069 Camino Caralampi, Rio Rico, AZ 85648
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
CS192 Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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126 reviews 126 reviews
23 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only stayed one night at this hotel but I wish we could have stayed a day or two longer to enjoy the grounds and facilities. It's true that is not a "new" hotel so the room could have been spruced up a bit but I liked that each room had either a small private patio or balcony with table... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

His hotel is very nice with the big pool and hot tub, not to mention the views. The food is great, the staff are super helpful as well. One thing I would like to see, is an update of the rooms. The rooms is old and had some dirtiness to it. Just a remodel and this hotel is good to... More

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Chandler, Arizona
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very old!!! the rooms are late 70. the place is a ZERO! we checked in the room was so HOT took two hours to cool down. we were going to stay two nights but found the Tubac Resort and moved that day. please read this. not worth the deal!!!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went down to AZ for a cousins wedding, I was able to get an early check in at the hotel around 130pm. Which we were really happy about since we had to be at the church at 4. Upon getting into the room the shower curtain was on the bedroom floor and was broken so I was not able to... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Although this resort has seen better days, it is still pleasant and a very reasonably priced getaway during a hot southern Arizona summer. The setting is spectacular, the staff is extremely accomodating and friendly, the food and drink is good, the pool refreshing, and overall it provides a visitor with a charming borderland experience. Nearby is the charming city of... More

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AZ
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Picturesque resort setting with numerous amenities including the huge, sparkling pool. First trip was for pleasure & recent visit was for a conference. Friendly, helpful staff, fantastic food & memorable outings abound in every direction. Great birding venue & stunning sunsets from the Sunset Deck.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Took a girl trip for Memorial day weekend, very relaxing, great service, very friendly staff. The Manager Tony was super accommodating !! Would go back again for sure!!! Beautiful views fro the restaurant. It was a little far to drive, but well worth it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This is such a beautiful setting with old world charm and great friendly staff. Don't hesitate, just do it! Get out of the heat and have a relaxing vacation at this great resort just minutes from Tubac, an artist community and only a few miles from Mexico.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Upon checking into our room, we found the door open & A/C was not on (this was a 100+ degree day). Even after running 24 hrs, never found the room too cold so units are undersize. Room was dated but very clean & oversize king bed very comfy. The extra pillows were not the norm but very much appreciated! No... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

No reservations on an holiday weekend....but apparently this smaller unknown property has its advantages. We not only were a walk-in, but well taken care of. Simple but adequate room and the wait staff accommodated us for departure with filling our water bottles, and suggesting a nearby (2 miles) breakfast nook for good Mexican food - our preference to stay regional... More

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Address: 1069 Camino Caralampi, Rio Rico, AZ 85648
Location: United States > Arizona > Rio Rico
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Discover simplicity, beauty, and understated elegance. The Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico combines the essence of the Old West with spirit of Old Mexico. With its acclaimed cuisine, championship golf, and memorable vistas, Esplendor Resort offers an exciting place for travelers to enjoy the beautiful scenery and history of southern Arizona. The 179 comfortable guest rooms are adorned with evocative Southwest furnishings. Just 40 minutes south of Tuscon, Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico will transport you to another world. ... more   less 
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