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El Dorado Scottsdale

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6825 East 4th street, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought this place was great. Spacious rooms that were former apartments. Great central courtyard. Reasonable prices. Excellent location. Very cool hipster vibe. I would definitely go back. That said, if you are a picky traveler who likes fancy hotels, this may not be the place for you.

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Poulsbo, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shower water was lukewarm one morning. Bed was old and uncomfortable. Rooms need updating. There was mold at the top of the ceiling of the bathroom. Bathroom and bedroom walls were painted at two different times with different shades of paint, made it took poorly taken of. Kitchen was complete in the deluxe suite. Furniture was fine. They were very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall not bad. Clean, kind of a cool retro vibe and a friendly staff. Resort fee was 39.00 for a really marginal internet connection and access to pool etc. In all fairness, this place is not a resort and the jacuzzi was warm but no jets. I would return only in a pinch.

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San Diego
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I barely know where to start with this place. We chose this place based on the photos on line. Spoke with a receptionist at the "resort", and was told these were converted apartments. Sounded interesting, maybe even enticing. When we arrived, we couldn't believe we had paid for this place. It's a converted apartment building only in the sense that... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for "Glamor and Glitter" -- keep moving on. If you're into having great conversations, come on in and join the tribe. This one is very diverse and close to places you want to visit.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

At El Dorado, there's a lot to like. Huge rooms, that are converted 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartments with separate living areas, full kitchens and halls to the bedrooms. A fantastic "play" area with a big pool, bocce ball, grills, sun beds, multiple TVs, cabanas and several fire pits. Bikes. A cute little lobby bar with craft brews, wine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This place is different and nothing you would expect if you are looking for a "hotel"... but if you looking for a place to stay in Scottsdale and want to experience something different than this is the place for you!! El Dorado are renovated apartments that has been turned into a place to stay. Its located at the end of... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Gross rooms! Dirty!! Loud plumbing & pool area was loud...our room didn't have a bed w-headboard!! Photos on website are not even close...getting refund for 2nd night booked...they describe it as retro-chic...not even close...some updates made & other areas gross n old & pricey!!!

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Seattle WA
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142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This hotel is located in a neighborhood of retro apartments and is an apartment building that's been remodeled. The pool is the social area with a hot rub and BBQ grills. They play music and there are cool couch bed areas as well as many comfy poolside chairs. The pool and hot tub were clean. Unit was huge like a... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Wow...I have never had an experience like I had at El Dorado. I made a reservation at 1pm through Orbitz and received a pretty decent deal for check in the same day. I traveled from LA to accompany my mom and dad for my dad's bypass surgery. They live in Rio Verde and they had a house full of guests... More 

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CalistogaRoseMgr, General Manager at El Dorado Scottsdale, responded to this review

I appreciate the time that was spent on your "Review" of your short visit in the lobby. We apologize on behalf of Orbitz, that your reservation was not received prior to your arrival. Our efforts to retrieve your reservation, with Orbitz's assistance, where successful, and your accommodations where available, although, you failed to return and retrieve your guestroom keys. We... More 

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