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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This little find did not disappoint! Room was clean, beds were magnificently comfy, the courtyard is beautiful (lush, green, flowers, palm trees, and the aviary of parakeets!). And the unbeatable price was the cherry on top!

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Olympia, Wa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I reserved three rooms, and got an incredible deal in Expedia. We got room 108, which was a double bed, and steps from the pool. What we loved: The pool- it was clean, and opened from 9-10. Checkout was noon. Comfy bed. Cool not so loud AC. Large chess. Outdoor Bird house. Friendly staff. Restaurant was not only good, but... More 

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IncidentalExplorer, Manager at Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn, responded to this review

Sunshineyd, thanks for the kudos especially on our newly restored and remodeled restaurant and lounge. We've had many guests say that they enjoyed the subtle preparation of house-smoked meats and vegetables that Chef Jeremy Wilson uses in his innovative breakfast, lunch and dinner menu. My manager is looking to make sure all shower curtains are new and clean. Sorry about... More 

Kennett Square, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly, helpful staff. This place feels like a '60's hotel! Lots of character. It was a great over-nighter! Comfy beds and nice bedding. The staff so friendly & courteous. The pool was very pleasant. Loved the chatter of the parakeets in the aviary! Breakfast was so-so - just cereal & breads & pastries. We're doing low carbs so we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was listed for $75 per night marked down from $150...are u kidding me? Very out dated. Air conditioner worked but buzzed every minute making sleep diff. Not good location. Bathroom so small that u have to shut door to sit on toilet...ugh. Not what I expected in Scotsdale

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Thank Anita B
IncidentalExplorer, Owner at Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn, responded to this review

Anita, We are very sorry you didn't have an excellent stay with us. Thanks for alerting us to the buzzing ac unit. We have recently replaced a defective motor in a room and I bet it was your room. Yes our bathrooms are small. Our hotel is a restored Mid-Century Modern classic hotel and the bathrooms were built smaller back... More 

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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely rooms, clean bedding, comfortable beds, beautiful pool, wonderful breakfast. Not a great deal around the area though, we did have to drive everywhere. Boiling hot when we travelled, 122 degrees !!!! Lot of gardening going on, including taking huge trees over the top of the motel. Quite a bit of noise and disruption but I believe they were unsafe... More 

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

The room itself was decent. Not super nice, but definitely worth the money. It's clean and nearby a lot of places you may find useful when traveling (gas stations, banks, restaurants, bars, and the like). The front desk took about 10 minutes to get with us, but other than that, the experience was good.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This hotel has an old-school vibe, which gives it character. It's not a fancy place but it has everything you will need for a comfortable stay. It's quiet, the rooms were clean, and the bed was extremely comfortable. Each room has a mini-fridge, ceiling fan, iron/board, coffeemaker, bathrobes, and big TV. A/C blows icy cold. The large wall ceiling to... More 

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IncidentalExplorer, Owner at Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kudos. I love the pool too. Our new Hole in the Rock restaurant opens on July 18th. We'll be serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Please come back and visit. - Bret More 

Stafford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Just finished an 11 night stay at the Papago Inn, Scottsdale, where we have stopped on previous occasions over the years, although it is now branded under the Magnuson chain rather than Best Western. The hotel was coming to the end of a renovation project to refurbish the lobby, bar area and work to enable the restaurant to reopen after... More 

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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We had early check in which did not cause a problem the room was upstairs which is what we get when we can. All rooms overlooked pool which was very refreshing after a long journey. The room was clean, large and very reasonable for our $62. The breakfast was good compared to most continental ones we have experienced. Parking and... More 

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Thank Martin H
IncidentalExplorer, Owner at Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn, responded to this review

Martin, we are pleased all worked out. Please come back and visit us again. Our construction is over and our Hole in the Rock restaurant will be open on July 18th. More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Clean Rooms, Great staff, small quaint property. Well designed as all the rooms are in a square, facing inwards to the pool and lovely bird sanctuary. Despite being on a busy road, the design makes the rooms relatively quiet & peaceful. Small bar on the premises with good bartenders. Big bonuses? A gigantic chess board, ample parking, walkable to Dutch... More 

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IncidentalExplorer, Owner at Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kudos. Please come back and stay with us again especially in mid-July when our Hole in the Rock restaurant will be open! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at the charming Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn (formerly Best Western Papago Inn and Resort), a garden oasis located in Scottsdale, Arizona just 15 minutes from Phoenix Airport. This relaxing hotel and restaurant is a mid-century modern classic. Our 60 guest rooms are tastefully decorated and include amenities such as bathrobes, coffee service with ceramic mugs and organic botanicals in the bathroom. All rooms have views of the flower-filled courtyard, aviary and outdoor pool. Our Hole in the Rock restaurant and lounge features the subtle preparation of house-smoked meats and vegetables in an innovative breakfast, lunch, dinner and lounge menu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn

Address: 7017 E McDowell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-3313 (Formerly BEST WESTERN Papago Inn & Resort)
Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Scottsdale
Price Range: $64 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Papago Hotel Scottsdale
Best Western Plus Papago Inn And Resort
Best Western Papago Hotel
Best Western Scottsdale
Scottsdale Best Western
Hotel Style:
#18 Top resorts Hotel in Scottsdale
#27 Family Hotel in Scottsdale
#39 Romantic Hotel in Scottsdale
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