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Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

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Phoenix, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fabulous resort. Elements restaurant prepared the best dinner we have ever eaten. The way the chef prepared the swordfish was magical. I am still talking about it a week later! The next morning, brunch was also perfect. Wonderful variety and great flavors. The staff is equally impressive. I highly recommend this resort and restaurant, especially when celebrating a special occasions!

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Montreal, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I travel the world and I must say this was the best holiday I ever had . It was like summer camp for adults. Loved it from start to finish. I highly recommend the Sanctuary for a girls spa holiday . It really is paradise!

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fabulous, well-popinted private rooms, great mountain views, wonderful food and large kid-free pool! This is a fabulous, chilled-out resort and close to many top restaurants. I hear celebs like to go here as it is an easy place to hide out. Spa has good treatments and there are many classes either free or nominal charges (hiking/biking, pilates, yoga, spin, tennis,... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at Sanctuary. We are happy that you had such a great visit. It sounds like you really enjoyed the room and resort overall, which we love to hear. We are glad you were able to take advantage of our fitness classes and the spa during your stay as well. We are... More 

South San Francisco, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came in from San Francisco to escape the cold summer and it was a toast 110! It was perfect! We melted right into the pool everyday and were served refreshing drinks and lots of water. The spa is located near the pool so it was great to be able to cool off in their large showers and hit the... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at Sanctuary. We are happy that the summer heat was the perfect escape from the San Francisco cold summer. It is great to hear that we lived up to our name and that you had such a wonderful overall stay. We are glad you enjoyed your time relaxing by the pool... More 

Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently my husband and I visited this resort and had an exceptional visit. The staff was spectacular and did whatever was needed to ensure our stay met/exceeded our expectations. From the staff that greeted us at the door and checked us in to the concierge for all their expertise. Raul always ensured we were headed to the best places that... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at Sanctuary for your recent visit with your husband. We are delighted that you had such an exceptional stay and left with such fond memories. It is great to hear that the staff made such great impression and really helped to make your stay that much more enjoyable. It sounds like... More 

Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at Sanctuary for one night at the beginning of our trip to Scottsdale - it stay was nothing short of fantastic. Arrival The "lobby" is small, but welcoming. The staff was quick to get us checked in and on our way, even though we were checking in 4 hours early. The Room After checking in a bellman lead... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at Sanctuary. We are delighted you had such a fantastic stay. We are glad the team was able to get you checked in early and that they took such good care of you throughout your visit. It sounds like you really enjoyed the new Terrace Suite as well as the surrounding... More 

Rockville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The resort is one of the nicest in the area. The Camelback Suite is spectacular - wonderful bathroom, comfortable living room, nice bedroom and spacious balconies. The décor and furnishings are all new and in an attractive modern style. The room is bright and exceptionally clean (no carpet!) The food - room service, restaurant, poolside - is top notch. The... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at Sanctuary. We are honored that you consider us to be one of the nicest resorts in the Scottsdale/Phoenix area. It is wonderful to hear that you had such great stay overall. We are glad you enjoyed the new suites and that all the surrounding amenities, from the restaurant to the... More 

Jupiter, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sanctuary at Camelback Mountain has been on my radar for many years, the iconic picture of the pool cabana with the mountain in the background that appears on their advertising was something I never forgot and hoped to one day experience, so when we decided to drive cross country and would be passing right through Phoenix I knew instantly... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us here at Sanctuary. We are very happy that you finally got the chance to visit and even more delighted that it was everything you hoped for and more. It is great to hear that every staff member you encountered was friendly and helpful and really enhanced the stay. It sound... More 

Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a wonder team, I was taken care of from the moment I arrived to the moment I left. The Valet/Bell staff was the BEST I've ever seen!! and I travel A LOT! Front Desk was very helpful and friendly at every interaction. I went to Elements for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. My favorite was Breakfast. Jesse and... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at Sanctuary. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful stay and are happy to hear that our team took superb care of you throughout your stay. We will definitely pass your compliments on to our bell staff. We are glad you were able to enjoy several meals at elements... More 

St. John's, Newfoundland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is wonderful and the spa and restaurant for breakfast were great. But this property makes lots of promises that are not delivered. First, however, I must reiterate that the property and rooms are wonderful, the gym and spa topnotch, and service at Elements attentive and professional. The weak link is follow through on what is promised: turndown service... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at Sanctuary. We are happy that you enjoyed the setting and rooms overall, but are so sorry to hear that we did not delivery the experience you expected and deserved. We will certainly be looking into why you did not receive the turndown service that you should have and will be... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain
Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover your sanctuary at the best Arizona resort...a luxury boutique hideaway on Camelback Mountain. Overlooking the spectacular views of Paradise Valley, relax in a mountainside or spa casita. Retreat to Sanctuary Spa for Asian-inspired treatments and exhilarating classes. Taste the award-winning cuisine of elements' by Food Network star Chef Beau MacMillan. Savor the sunset at jade bar or on edge, raising the bar for happy hour. Play tennis or hike in a fabulous setting, lounge by the infinity-edge pool, or indulge in Scottsdale's hottest shopping, cultural attractions and championship golf just minutes away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

Address: 5700 E McDonald Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-5218
Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Paradise Valley
Price Range: $263 - $737 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sanctuary Camelback Mountain 5*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Hotel Paradise Valley
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Paradise Valley
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#1 Family Hotel in Paradise Valley
#1 Business Hotel in Paradise Valley
#1 Luxury Hotel in Paradise Valley
#1 Spa Hotel in Paradise Valley
#1 Romantic Hotel in Paradise Valley
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