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The Penrose B&B

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   250 Red Butte Dr., Sedona, AZ 86351
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Ranked #6 of 30 Sedona B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Laganlass Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 4 had never been to Sedona and booked 1 night stay in the Penrose on our way to Grand Canyon, Zion National Park and Santa Monica in late June 2014. What a beautiful area and what a gem of accommodation The Penrose is - we all wished we had planned a longer stay. Our hosts who were... More

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Bryan, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights at the Penrose. Our room was comfortable with a beautiful view (even in the bathroom!). We stayed in the coconino, which is possibly the smallest room, but with the best views! The breakfast was delicious every single day. The staff was helpful and kind. We enjoyed the special surprises the owners provide, such as evening... More

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Franklin, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whitney and Christie are wonderful proprietors of this enchanting property. The rooms are clean and cozy, each with an incredible view of the red rocks. Located in a quiet area, which offers a relaxing experience. Whitney never fails to offer advice and assistance for getting around the area, and they are so close to many ruins, sites, and shopping, you... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a great experience for two nights at the The Penrose B&B. I'm really happy to stay this hotel and meet hotel's owner and family staffs. Let me super recommend you. You will have a brilliant exprience there. Thanks.

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Howard Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed at the Penrose with our grandson who is ten. Of course we loved the view, but were not sure how our grandson would like the visit. In summary, he loved it because he had a short climb up the hill behind the house and he thought that was great. Plus it was his first B&B and this was... More

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Portland, Oregon
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It's hard to sing the Penrose's praises without repeating other reviews. The place really is as good as everyone says. Whenever we travel, we try to stay in B & Bs, particularly for the personal touch that hosts provide. The Penrose is as good as any B & B at which we've stayed. The view from the eating area and... More

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Carol Stream, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

As a solo traveler I was looking for some peace and quiet away from the tourist mecca, but close enough to enjoy it if that's what I decided to do. The beauty that surrounds this B&B is incredible and the hosts and staff of the Penrose could not have been more accommodating. I stayed in the Mariposa room for the... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The Penrose is a great place to land after traveling, with spectacular views to excite any photographer, and a quiet respite, well-designed to accommodate the needs of a weary traveler; but, also well located as a launching point for exploring Oak Creek Canyon, the Grand Canyon, and many movie sites. The breakfast is a delight to the eye as well... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The Penrose is in a unique and beautiful setting. It was the perfect place that made our visit to Sedona much more memorable. The food, attention to detail, friendly helpfulness and the nice extra surprises at checkout all made our trip extra special.

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Green Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We just completed a 3 night stay at the Penrose as part of our 35th wedding anniversary trip. We have experienced many B & B's around the country and the Penrose stands out amongst the best. Their attention to every detail from the spotless rooms to excellent recommendations for dinner, activities in the area, and delicious breakfast make this a... More

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Address: 250 Red Butte Dr., Sedona, AZ 86351
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Location: United States > Arizona > Sedona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Penrose B&B 3.5*
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As the only b&b built on the side of one of Sedona's famous red rocks, The Penrose provides commanding views from every room of some of the formations that make Sedona a top-rated tourist attraction. Guests also enjoy gourmet breakfasts, flat-screen tvs, double jacuzzis or double showers, light airy rooms with uncluttered decor, and access to free drinks and snacks 24/7. ... more   less 
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