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Palm Springs, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

I am a handicapped woman who can't walk (or stand) without the kind of walker one can sit down on. Mine has 8-inch wheels, and I have travelled the world with it, including, most recently, Rangiroa, China, and Tucson. I have been able to find handicapped-accessible rooms everywhere, which for me means wide doorways, a walk-in shower with grab bars... More 

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Calne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013 via mobile

This is a lovely hotel in a beauty setting. Shame that the service let them down. When we got here the rooms wee nt ready but we were able to store our luggage. When we got back from our horse riding in the evening we had not been allocated rooms even though we had been booked in and of course... More 

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5 Thank Julia4566
Michael B, Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Your comments are very concerning to us and we did address them to make the appropriate team members and we continue to make improvements. Thanks again. More 

Redding, California
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49 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Beautiful lobby, great rooms, good food, nice property, free parking. We were here for our sons wedding and from the moment we arrived til we checked out they were accomidating to our needs. The reception was beautiful and the different backdrops for photos was great all over the resort. The bridal suite and honeymoon rooms were extravagant! Our room had... More 

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5 Thank ladykeepsmiling
Michael B, Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We were honored to have your wedding at our resort. I apologize about the lack of service during breakfast. Our new additions to our team have increased the efficiency in our restaurant. Thank you again. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

My wedding was held at this resort the weekend of March 16th. While I am of course glad to now be married I would never want anyone else to EVER have to endure the same experience that my wife and I, as well as our guests and families (most of whom came from out of state or even overseas) had... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

This past weekend was the worst experience I've ever encountered at a resort! Please DO NOT waste your time or money on this place. Do NOT be fooled by the beautiful grounds. The room walls were paper thin! We heard everything, and I mean everything, in the next room! We asked to be moved and the front desk acted like... More 

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11 Thank Jeff W
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We had a wedding party stay there this past weekend and it was such a terrible experience. Here is what I wrote to the resort... "I would just like to make you aware that after our wedding party stayed at your resort, you now have everyone in that wedding party VERY displeased with your services. You didnt work with the... More 

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12 Thank Marie J
Michael B, Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. I am sorry to hear about your experience at our resort. I would love the opportunity to discuss this with your further and get more detailed information on how we can provide better customer service and meet your needs. We do are best to insure everyone is checked into our... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

I was attending a professional meeting in Scottsdale, and decided to check out this resort (especially because the price was right!). I enjoyed the hotel, the room was very nice (and clean), it was spacious, and I didn't run in to any negative issues. The staff were courteous as well, which is always a plus. I would definitely go there... More 

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1 Thank gswing81
Michael B, Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you had a great stay and cannot wait for you to return. Thanks for your feedback. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

The location is fabulous. The front desk is just short of rude and very unaccomodating. Had to find my way around. No map. No directions. The building to the north of the lobby has such loud banging noises that everyone has asked for a room change at least once and that was a major issue to the front desk! The... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Large rooms, even if they may need some TLC (mostly patching/painting walls). King size bed was very comfortable, even for my 5 mos. pregnant wife. We had a room right off the pool patio and couldn't hear a sound with the sliding door closed. Carefree is a nifty little place with lots of shops and restaurants...kinda reminds me of downtown... More 

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3 Thank David L
Michael B, Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

We are glad that you had an enjoyable relaxing time at the resort. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks again. More 

Pittsburgh, PA
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

I recently visited The Carefree Resort and Conference Center for four nights. The first night I was in a first floor room facing the swimming pool. On initial inspection the room was pleasantly large with a nice king size bed, patio, and adequate bathroom. However, I discovered the ventilation fan in the bathroom did not work, the shower faucet would... More 

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7 Thank sfw8799
Michael B, Manager at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review

We are sorry that you experienced AC challenges during your stay. I am please to say that we have corrected the AC issues. We are currently updating several of our facilities and rooms. Thank you for your feedback. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $87 - $257 (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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