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Sun City, Arizona
Reviewed October 22, 2013

What an amazing establishment!! From the staff at the front desk to the restaurant staff we had an outstanding experience. The room witha mountain view on the 2nd floor was breathtaking beautiful. I would reccomend this place to anyone who wants a first class experience.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed October 21, 2013

Surprising little spot with good value. Went for a long weekend centered around a local event. Not knowing the area well nor having heard of this place as its' not part of a major chain, it was a risky play that turned out well. Stayed in a standard king room, and it seems like all the rooms either have a...

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1Thank cowherjaw2
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed October 17, 2013

This was my third visit to the Carefree Resort. Each time I have had a less very positive experience. My first visit was for a conference several years ago. I stayed two nights. Although I alerted housekeeping multiple times, my room was not cleaned. This time I checked into my room only to find dirty towels in the bathroom and...

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5Thank DrDeborah
Palm Harbor, Florida
Reviewed September 20, 2013

We recently enjoyed a marvelous business/vacation experience @ beautiful Carefree Resort in AZ with a group of 34 golfers. The accommodations and amenities were spacious, very clean, reasonably priced and pleasant. The mountains and desert view was awesome and a super escape from the cities. The town of Carefree was delightful. Several exceptional golf courses are nearby. The entire staff...

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9Thank Sandy122873
Phoenix
Reviewed September 14, 2013

We enjoyed staying at Carefree Resort, great escape from the Valley! The rooms were nice, comfortable and clean. Shuttle service to Cave Creek was convenient and Audrey provided the BEST customer service. Terri Zimmer went above and beyond to offer the BEST customer service. Thank you!

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5Thank RetreatPhoenix
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed September 6, 2013

We used to spend family Christmases at this resort, renting an entire villa building and utilizing all the resort had to offer. We haven't been back in at least 7 years and we were stunned to see the deterioration in the new resort employees and the resort itself when we came back for a short stay. We were told it...

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11Thank Addison C
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Certainly not the newest or most luxurious resort in the Phoenix area...but who care?!?! Great value, great service, and a nice stay for us. This was our second visit in a year. The staff is super friendly, relaxed (not pretenscious), and helpful.

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1Thank DaneHorner
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed August 21, 2013

I'm being generous when I say average. The front desk is polite, but clueless. They saw I was laden with bags and did not offer to help me. When they assigned my room they didn't even offer to assit -- Just pointed me in the direction of my room. Food at the restaurant is good. But the service is a...

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6Thank jayne b
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed August 18, 2013

All staff were friendly and professional. It is great that the resort is away from the city and quiet - a perfect place to relax! The front desk staff were friendly and accommodating. I called to check-in early and it was no problem. The service - on all levels - was excellent. "Room service" at the pool was quick and...

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1Thank Joyce W
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed August 15, 2013

My husband and I were overworked and in despirate need of relaxation, peace, and quiet. We planned on checking in after work, but due to unforseen circumstance found ourselves having to babysit our 19 month old grandson that evening. We decided to go ahead and take him with us since we planned on a 2 night stay. We arrived very...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carefree Resort has recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation of all meeting space, public areas, resort guest rooms, Lariat Restaurant and Lounge and launched the all new Sonoran Suites, a boutique experience within the Resort. Experience authentic Arizona, located amidst high Sonoran Desert natural preserves 1.5 miles north of Scottsdale. The Resort grounds are filled with towering 20' Saguaro, giant Ocotillo, desert wildflowers, and Prickly Pear Cactus. Reserve one of our Villas, if you are looking extra space and want the comforts of home. Equipped with a full kitchen, dining room, and living room and are available with one or two bedrooms. Our friendly staff can arrange popular destination activities such as scooter rentals, bike rentals, golf, desert jeep tours, hot air balloon rides, and other adventures. The Resort features a five treatment room Spa with full spa and hair salon services, five lighted Tennis Courts, two heated swimming pools, and a complete Fitness Center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carefree Resort & Conference Center

Address: 37220 Mule Train Road, Carefree, AZ 85377
Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Carefree
Price Range: $81 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Carefree Resort & Conference Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 234
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“ask if they have rooms with newer mattresses”
Rvers1948, yesterday | Read review
“Worth an upgrade for a view here”
sjgiants, 1 week ago | Read review
“Not really any views--but of the pool. Get 2nd floor, near desert garden or not facing pool for more peace & quiet”
jackiesP8830DP, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“I think the King rooms are the nicest and I really love the dessert view, however the pool view was also very nice.”
sberry920, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Don't stay here.”
BobbbyE, Feb 26, 2017 | Read review
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