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Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn

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Gold Canyon, Arizona
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed overnight so we could spend the first day at the Phoenix Zoo and the next day at the Phoenix Botanical Gardens. Both are about 5 minutes away and worth devoting a full day to each. We were greeted at the desk by friendly and welcoming staff, and shown to a sparkling clean first floor king room with a...

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San Manuel, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great hotel for the money. It place reminds me of an apartment complex. The grounds were lush and well kept; very clean. There's a heated pool, giant chess board, and an outdoor parakeet cage. Very cool. The room was older, but modernized, clean, comfy bed, good AC, and a mini fridge. Continental breakfast included tosst, English muffins,...

Thank DeniseSanMauel_AZ
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed December 17, 2016

Loved the mid century vibe. I can imagine what it would have looked like before regulations "forced" the placement of a fence around the pool area. Without the fence the courtyard area with the pool would have been even better. Still great. The A/C and heater unit is loud. It would be great if technology would evolve to make them...

Thank PaintMaker
Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
Reviewed November 17, 2016

We had stayed here before and enjoyed the stay, so we were looking forward to returning as a place to stay before our flight home. From the hotel it is an easy drive to the airport, especially early in the morning before traffic picks up. While there is no smoking in the rooms, outside of each room is an ashtray,...

1Thank 512Dick
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed November 3, 2016

The staff was very nice. There was a good variety of choices for breakfast. The beds were very comfy and there was convenient parking. The hotel definitely has a retro feel which I liked a lot, especially in the breakfast area.

1Thank Dianne S
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We chose this hotel based on the reviews and the price. The location was good and the restaurant was adequate for our needs. The birds near the pool were fun to look at. The rooms were dated but clean. A very good budget hotel.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

This older style inn is a fabulous place to stay in Scottsdale, close to the airport and Old Town. It was built in the era of Frank Lloyd Wright and if u are a fan you'll love it. Decor 60's ish with modern touches, grounds are superbly kept, lovely pool and the Hole in the Rock restaurant has an excellent...

Thank Chemil407
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Conveniently located little hotel with a retro feel. Clean, safe, friendly staff, but no frills. Bill at the front desk was great. Close to a walking / bike path for a morning or evening stroll. Will be back!

Thank Roland H
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We love staying at the magnuson Papago inn hotel, the staff is always wonderful and polite and helpful. Housekeeping does a wonderful job and Amy always has a smile on her face as she speeds through the property. When we stayed this time the restaurant was open, it was our first time and I must say I was disappointed. We...

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Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

We are a RV store in Scottsdale. You always send our customers here as it is cheap and very clean. Everyone that has came back to pick up their RVs we're always talking about how great the staff was in the cleanliness of the rooms. Would definitely recommend it!!

1Thank Cristopher C
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
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: $79 - $230 (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 Inn And Resort
Best Western Plus Papago Hotel Scottsdale
Best Western Papago Hotel
Best Western Scottsdale
Scottsdale Best Western
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Scottsdale
#17 Top resorts Hotel in Scottsdale
#27 Family Hotel in Scottsdale
#38 Romantic Hotel in Scottsdale
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Any room overlooking the courtyard will have a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles PaintMaker, Dec 17, 2016 | Read review
“No elevator for 2nd floor. Nice birds in center courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles 266diannes, Nov 3, 2016 | Read review
“Double beds room are a lot more spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 797dwayneb, Oct 7, 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are near the pool. No elevator, very quiet and clean”
 of 5 bubbles kimntommy50, Sep 24, 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs gives a wonderful view of the courtyard!”
 of 5 bubbles hzburton, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
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