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BEST WESTERN Desert Inn

1391 Thatcher Blvd., Safford, AZ 85546
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked into a vile smelling room - the stink of vomit covered up by air freshener was enough to knock you down. TV didn't work at all, and the only help offered was, "Unplug it and plug it back in". I would not recommend this place - there are PLENTY to choose from in Safford.

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APRIL M, Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us while visiting Safford. We apologize for the inconveniences you had with your room. I have brought up the issuesl with head housekeeping and they have done a deep clean cycle on it. If visiting Safford in the future we would like to have you give us another chance to give you a pleasurable stay. More 

Mesa, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel employees were wonderful, friendly, professional and go out of their way to assist us with our needs. The rooms were clean, plenty of hot water and beds were comfortable. The location was perfect for what our plans were in Safford. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance, very convient for us.

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APRIL M, Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Best Western Desert Inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Tempe, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Overall, this hotel had excellent service. It is nestled at the foothills of Mt Graham in Safford, AZ. Pleasant, courteous staff, very helpful, with none of that annoying condescending attitude. Very clean room, with a super comfortable bed. Full breakfast only adds to the comfort of the stay. I would recommend this hotel, and would stay here again, given the... More 

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APRIL M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and it will be a pleasure having you stay with us in the future if you are in the Safford area. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

After a long drive we appreciated having the room ready upon arrival. They readily confirmed our reservation and provided us an upgrade to a King Bed. The staff is excellent. Would highly recommend to anyone wishing a pleasant stay.

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APRIL M, Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Best Western Desert Inn. We take pride in knowing you enjoyed your stay. I'm thankful we were able to upgrade your room, which we always try to do, if one is available. I will share your nice thoughts with my staff. More 

Safford, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stayed two nights and felt very safe and satisfied. Breakfast was very good with good choice of breakfast items. Priced a little higher the others in the area. No jacuzzi, bummer. Otherwise a great stop. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

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APRIL M, Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Best Western Desert Inn. We are glad you had a positive experience at our hotel and felt safe. That is always important. I apologize we did not have a jacuzzi. I will share your comments with my staff. Hope to have you as our guest in the future. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

all the things that matter -- professional staff, value of the stay - I don't need the expensive stuff - I just like clean, comfortable, internet access and outlets available. This property was busy with guests, but the staff was very helpful.

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APRIL M, Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us during your stay in Safford, Az. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again in the future. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Clean, comfortable, great staff. What more could you all for? I had made a mistake with my reservation but the desk clerk was able to get a room on the ground floor. Breakfast the next day was plentiful and tasty. We are later in the morning and the entire breakfast buffet was kept week stocked. We will stay here again... More 

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APRIL M, Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We always try to accommodate our guest request and glad we were able to get you in downstairs. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is the 16th year we have use the Best Western Desert Inn for our Host Hotel for the Mt. Graham Hill Climb - bicycle race. They go out of their way to make our stay for all the cyclist the best. They put goodies bags int he room. Have an excellent breakfast before the event. They even give us... More 

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APRIL M, Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing us again this year. We always look forward to you and your Mt Graham Hill Climb group each year. We strive to have a good variety of breakfast options for everyone and glad you enjoy it. Look forward to seeing you again next year!! More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My husband & I checked in following a long day of motorcycle riding. The front desk clerk was pleasant & engaging. Our room was located on the second level near the outside staircase. The queen bed was made with fresh clean linens & was very comfortable. The room was clean. The bathroom was small, but clean & well maintained. Overall... More 

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APRIL M, Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Best Western Desert Inn in Safford, Az. We are glad you had a comfortable stay. If your out for another ride in the area we would love to have you stay with us again! More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is a clean, comfortable and economical place to stay when visiting Safford. It has all the amenities you would need for a weekend stay and free breakfast! This is my second time staying here and I have not been disappointed either time.

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APRIL M, Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Inn, responded to this review

We are happy you've enjoyed your stays with us as Best Western Desert Inn. Thank you for choosing us when your in the area and look forward to seeing you in the future. More 

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Address: 1391 Thatcher Blvd., Safford, AZ 85546
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Location: United States > Arizona > Safford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
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