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Mesa, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love this place. It is right in the woods just an hour and half drive from Phoenix. I stayed in a cabin right on the creek and my kids had so much fun looking for fish and playing in the creek. Also love that it is only a 15 minute drive to Woods Canyon Lake which is a awesome... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rustic cabin that offers a great getaway from the city! Although we love traveling north to Sedona, the Payson area is closer with less traffic and Christopher Creek offers so much for the family to do. We visited with a family member that had kids so we hiked, fished, and visited the Tonto Creek Fish Hatchery, where we picniced at... More 

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Thank Jody B
Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service and a great area, we can't wait to go back! The check in and check out was painless. The people we dealt with were very pleasant. We will be coming back soon with our daughter. Lots of great pictures and great times, thank you!

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Thank brandoncamps2016
Lodge M, Manager at Christopher Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your first stay with us and plan on returning with your daughter! Our beautiful location does make for great photos and a wonderful relaxing experience. We also appreciate you mentioning that the service was great and that our staff was pleasant. Thank you for staying... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's our fourth time here , and the only complaint is the man at the front desk. Rude,lazy, not friendly at all.the other staff are great, we had great neighbors,two guys and their boys, Ofcourse the scenery is great, it's quite ,clean and comfortable Goin back again in December

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Thank Bobby D
Lodge M, Manager at Christopher Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us again at Christopher Creek Lodge! We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay, the scenery and your neighbors. We also especially appreciate you mentioning that your unit was quiet, clean and comfortable. We're sorry to hear that you received a bad impression of a member of our staff. We do... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Front desk person wasn't great. Not an ideal way to start the vacation. But it happens, what made me give the rating of a 2 instead of a 3 is the condition of the cabin. 'Rustic' DOESNT describe it--it was dark and smelled bad. It felt dirty and dusty-the broken window and extremely worn/stained carpet added to this. It's a... More 

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Lodge M, Manager at Christopher Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay and will not be returning. Most of our guests do find our cabins to be quite cozy and comfortable. Also, though they were built in the 1950s and are rustic, we do put every effort into cleaning and maintenance of our cabins,... More 

Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This by far is my favorite place to take my sons. And a friend and his son. Great for any families. We love it here, it's our guys weekend we have done 3 years in a row. Throw on some water shoes and spend your days in the creek catching craw fish, and small fish if your fast enough! Trail... More 

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Lodge M, Manager at Christopher Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your feedback! We sincerely appreciate your loyalty in continuing to choose us for you guys' weekends with friends and sons! As you say, we are definitely not a resort, but are a relaxing getaway in the woods where you can enjoy nature and quality family time. We are delighted... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Canin 4 on the creek. The view is beautiful, but the cabin is in rough shape. The bathroom shower head leaked and left the bathroom floor damp and the inside of the shower moldy. The kitchen did not have basic pots and pans, no bowls for cereal or making dinner, itty bitty coffee cups, no glassware. The... More 

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Lodge M, Manager at Christopher Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us for your recent trip to Christopher Creek! We appreciate your honest feedback and thank you for bringing these issues to our attention. We will certainly address the shower head and the other maintenance concerns you mentioned immediately. Cabin 4, like all of our cabins, should have the items that you mentioned were... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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55 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

The man at the desk should not be the greeting committee. That being said, I loved my stay. We stayed in a tandem bunk & it was clean (although there was a huge stain on the carpet) & cozy. I enjoyed sitting on the porch, listening to nature, feeding the squirrels.

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Thank Mary M
Lodge M, Manager at Christopher Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Mary! Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your recent stay! We're happy to hear that you loved your stay in one of our Tandem Trail Bunks. We are a great place to experience nature away from the hustle and bustle of the city and are delighted to know that you were able to enjoy... More 

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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here years ago what an amazing improved experience! We got out of Prescott because of the heat and what a difference by 20degrees. The property is clean and well maintained. We stayed in the smaller hotel cabin room w a loft. Enough space for 4 we had 2. All was clean and beds were comfy The landmark... More 

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Lodge M, Manager at Christopher Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Theresa! Thank you for coming back to see us again at Christopher Creek Lodge! We're so glad to hear that your experience was not only great, but that it improved from your last stay. We appreciate you mentioning that your room was clean and comfortable. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and we... More 

Mesa, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

My family has been coming up for years and the place just keeps getting better!!! You can tell there is a real pride of ownership and everyone is really helpful and friendly. This year they gave us a free deck of "Christopher Creek" playing cards, which was extra great because we forgot our cards. Lots of fish in the creek,... More 

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Lodge M, Manager at Christopher Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay! We are so glad to hear that you keep choosing to come back and visit us with your family! We do take great pride in our property and love helping our guests make the most of their time with us. Thank you for mentioning our playing... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The original, largest and only lodge right on the banks of Christopher Creek. We hope you'll be a part of the history! "Had a rough day...or a rough week? Get away from it all.. relax on the creek!" New Ownership April, 2008. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Christopher Creek Lodge

Address: 1355 E Christopher Creek Loop, Payson, AZ 85541-2218
Location: United States > Arizona > Payson
Price Range: $55 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Christopher Creek Hotel Payson
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