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The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   15000 N Secret Springs Dr, Marana, AZ 85658   |  
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Marana
Scottsdale, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“The Best!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a premium top notch hotel. The kids absolutely loved the hotel and its amenities. We loved the staff super attentive! They upgraded us because of my husbands status to a beautiful HUGE suite.!!!

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A great property - if you can, get upgraded to a casita - it's a bit of a walk, but all the privacy and space make it worth it.
Pool staff was very friendly and attentive. We ate at the more formal restaurant at the ground level of the property: while expensive , both food and cocktails were excellent, and staff and atmosphere were top notch.

Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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West Orange, New Jersey, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

After a long drive from Tucson Airport you arrive at the property set in the desert. Wildlife abounds..beautiful sunsets staff eager to please...great food ...like Phoenix and Scottsdale used to be before development.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Fort Worth, Texas, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

Great service from all employees encountered. Rooms were very nice. Food was good at Core. I was there for a conference and the meeting facilities were very nice. The employees have a very caring attitude. The location is somewhat remote which creates a very peaceful, quiet atmosphere. The golf course was very challenging and the employees in the pro shop were very nice and professional but we did not have a great golf experience - we had to wait on every shot and it took us 6 hours to finish the round. We called the shop and let them know but we did not see a marshall and things never got any better. Besides the golf, it was a great place to stay.

Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Esher, Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Lovely welcome and great staff generally. Very attentative pool staff and two pools to choose from. Very noisy with children at the weekend but otherwise quiet. Great waterslide even for grown ups! Pool loungers could have been more comfortable but were OK. The best things about this hotel was the view from the magnificent terrace with its comfy fire side seats listening to the haunting Indian flute with a margarita in your hand. We both agreed this was a fantastic setting looking over the mountain. Our room was lovely with a balcony and we loved our hike with Ranger Rick who was great. I have even touched a snake for the first time in my life thanks to him! Overall a very comfortable hotel which I can highly recommend.

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Romford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This hotel is great for a relaxing peaceful holiday, it is surrounded by mountainous scenery, it has two swimming pools one with a water slide which is fast and fun. The staff and service is exceptional, the bedrooms and bathrooms are very spacious. The outside bar area have fire pits that you can sit round in the evening which makes a lovely setting. It has two golf courses nearby but apart from that you will have to drive 30 minutes to shops or attractions and definitely need a car. The breakfast buffet offers a wide variety of fresh food, in the evenings we had organised

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Have just spent 4 nights at this 5 star resort attending an international convention. What a venue. This is the best Ritz-Carlton I have been to in the States perhaps even the world. Everything from the initial welcome at the gatehouse to the housekeeping was first class. The communal areas are furnished to a very high level. Very classy and well thought out and the accommodation is very high end and stocked with everything you might possibly need and the mountain location just gives you an amazing view from every vantage point. The resort also has a fantastic pool area, a top end Spa and of course a championship golf course. All in all a great venue. Very remote but a perfect place to recharge the batteries. Will definitely come here again.

Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Additional Information about The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain

Address: 15000 N Secret Springs Dr, Marana, AZ 85658
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Location: United States > Arizona > Marana
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Marana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain 5*
Number of rooms: 250
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is Tucson's newest luxury resort, introduced December 18, 2009. Nestled in the high Sonoran Desert against the Tortolita Mountains,featuring a destination spa, adventure programs that can restore your soul, world class hiking, Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf, indoor and outdoor dining including True American Cuisine at CORE Kitchen and Wine Bar, and richly appointed accommodations in a striking canyon setting. This resort is a place where adventure and a gracious spirit come to life. ... more   less 
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