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“Very nice place to stay in Sedona”
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Villas of Sedona
Ranked #6 of 20 Specialty Lodging in Sedona
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Reviewed October 20, 2013

Great place to stay. Comfortable and roomy. Very knowledgeable and helpful staff. Easy access to all that Sedona has to offer. Short drive to hiking trails and spectacular scenery everywhere! Shopping is also close by as well.

Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
2  Thank Claude M
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Reviewed June 7, 2013

We booked through an RCI exchange with Disney Vacation Club. Great location, with hiking trails nearby, including the Airport Mesa Trail, less than half a mile behind the property. We found our two-floor unit comfortable, spacious, and up-to-date, with a medium to high level of luxury. We did not think the public areas were "tired" as some others have written here. The pool was more than fine and the game rooms were well-appointed, with the staff there helpful and friendly. The putting green was really bad, though. Just poorly laid out and just a very thin carpet over concrete. They shouldn't have bothered. Really no other complaints, though. Concierge was a knowledgeable ambassador to the city. Great place to use as a base in a famiy vacation to the area. Use the Villas as we did, as a base to explore the Grand Canyon, a day trip (a little over two hours each way) away, and to explore the local trails and downtown.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

We booked Villas of Sedona through an RCI exchange. However, on arrival we'd been upgraded to a fabulous 2-bedroom unit in the adjacent Sedona Springs! The Villas property looks tired, but we were told that the rooms are being remodeled. I would highly recommend Sedonda Springs for the well-appointed unit with it's Southwestern decor, full kitchen, responsive resort staff, great location, etc.

Room Tip: Ask for a quiet unit; ours was in the corner with only 1 adjacent neighbor.
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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank CATHRINESoCal
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

This place is in a great location. It is quite outdated. There is no "view" of the beautiful Sedona mountains, but it is literally no more than 5 minutes away from downtown. There is a rec room on site, and the staff was helpful when I was looking for things to do. Although not many, there are a few discounts offered at the front desk. There was no request for a timeshare presentation, so that was GREAT!

It's also close to restaurants, bars, grocery stores, movies, etc. It was very quiet, which was nice. And the fireplace was an added bonus. The room itself (a 2-bedroom) was rather large and could accommodate 8 people (2 private rooms, 1 bed in loft, 1 pull-out couch downstairs). The loft is small, so you can't do more than sleep there if you please. There was a balcony, which was nice for fresh air.

Room Tip: There is no view in ANY room, this is due to where the property sits. Do not come here if a view is...
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  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank Brandon E
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Reviewed December 18, 2012

First off, I agree with most other reviewers that this is a real gem in a timeshare resort. For the first time in more than 30 years of vacationing, I was not pressured with an RCI pitch. How refreshing! This is three resorts in one (Villas at Poco Diablo, Villas of Sedona, and Sedona Springs Resort). The main clubhouse and activity center is located in Villas of Sedona, where we stayed. The check-in desk is located at Sedona Springs Resort. Confused? Don't be ... it's easy. Visualize a round lollipop on a short stick. The drive up the rectangular shape is the short stick entrance, which is the Sedona Springs Resort and the residences line the left and right side of the street. You stop on the left, check in, and proceed to the round side of the lollipop where the Villas of Sedona residences are arranged in a circle. The very center of the circle is the clubhouse and activities, the residences surround them, and then the drive and parking area go all the way around. More confused? It's really pretty simple, actually. Maybe I've made it more complicated by my explanation. Sorry about that.

The villa. It was a two story with a loft. 2 BR/2 BA. Bottom floor is a bedroom with two twin beds, a bathroom, the separate kitchen, separate dining room, and separate living room with a fireplace and big LCD TV. Couch pulls out into a sleeper. Like another reviewer mentioned, it's a bit dated so the couch is soft (we solved this by putting some of the harder bed pillows under the couch cushions). Up the stairs to the second floor, there is a murphy/futon bed that pulls out of the wall. This is in the "foyer/entry" area of the loft, so it's open to below with but a wrought iron rail. Thus, if guests were to use this bed, they'd be the last ones to sleep. The master bedroom and master bathroom are on the 2nd floor with a balcony and sitting area.

Well appointed. Lots of towels, linens, pillows, kitchen ware. Starter kit with amenities like shampoo, soap, and lotion plus dishwasher detergent and the little bottle of dishwashing liquid. We loved the house brand that smells like oranges, and the shampoo was surprisingly nice,

Activities are the norm with painting, crafting, artsy, movies, etc. for the kids. There is both an indoor (heated) and outdoor (unheated) swimming pool. There is a jacuzzi next to the pool which is comfortable but not as hot as some. Inside the clubhouse reside the obligatory pool table, table tennis, air hockey, and games & DVD rental. There's a small laundry room here as well. Took a few water exercise classes in the mornings. Also liked the fitness center albeit small with a few treadmills, eliptical, free weights, and weight machines. The fitness center is on the "sister" property - Sedona Springs Resort, and you can use it any time. We went virtually every morning to kick start our day. Free wifi throughout with plenty of reliable service was a blessing for those of us who travel with our tech.

We spent most our days out exploring the gorgeous area. Hiking and biking trails are everywhere for the most inexperienced or the most advanced rock climber. It snowed our first day and the result was glorious, gorgeous scenery.

Food? Abounds! With several natural foods stores within easy walking distance, several varied types of restaurants also within easy walking distance, and a gamut of virtually anything you need within a short drive. Troia Italian restaurant is at the back entrance of the property and is very good. Natural grocers is across the street and has a good selection of natural and organic food if that's what you like, or there's a grocery a block away and a Safeway less than a mile away. Seriously, you will not want for anything here.

Room Tip: The 2-bedrooms are really all very good with lots of room for four very comfortably.
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  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 30, 2012

My husband and I stayed here for a week on an RCI timeshare trade. We had a 1 bedroom/loft, and I couldn't believe all the room we had. We had 2 patios and 2 balconies, all very private and quiet. The unit was furnished very well with kitchen supplies, towels, etc., and very well-maintained. It was a short walk to the outdoor pool, which was quiet and relaxing, and the indoor lap pool, which had windows all around. The location was so convenient--we walked to Basha's (a great grocery store), restaurants (our favorite was Troia's--Italian--small, intimate, great food and service--we went there 3 times, and were treated like old friends), and the movie theater. Also, if you like to walk, you are just next to a residential area, with steep streets to give you a good workout and beautiful views.

One of the best things about this property was the office staff. They were friendly and helpful, and never once bugged us about buying/upgrading a timeshare.

Room Tip: I would only book the one bedroom/loft, as I loved multiple patios/balconies.
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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11  Thank Elaine B
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Reviewed June 14, 2012

We had previously booked Views Inn of Sedona but the week before our trip I did some searching and found Villas of Sedona. On their website they mentioned a 40% discount if booking visit was within the week which was the case with us and it applied. What a bargain it was!

Typically the One King Bedroom plus Loft which accommodates up to 6 people would cost $195 per night plus tax. We were able to get the place for $117 plus tax.

We are a family of five and this really was a very surprisingly comfortable place.

When I booked I asked to be locted close to the pool - we were in unit 27 which back directly to the club house and the pool - it could not have been more convenient location wise.

Our king bedroom had a flat screen tv and door to the shared upstairs bathroom - with a shower, no tub. The bathroom was nicely appointed with tiling and a sky light. Travel size soaps, lotions, shampoo and conditioners were provided.

There was a loft with a sleeper sofa just across the hall from our bedroom. It could sleep two people. We had thought our girls 6 and 12 could sleep there but the railing came up about 3 feet or so and opened up to the livng room below - we decided to be safe we would have our 18 year old nephew sleep in there and girls share the pull our sofa bed in the living room.

We used the kitchen for dinner once and had breakfast in each day. Everything we needed was provided - coffee maker - even a few coffee filters. Silverware, plates, cups, glasses, wineglasses, wine bottle opener - all provided.

Dish soap and dish washer tablets provided.

Lots of towels, even paper towels in the kitchen with backups.

Everything was extremely clean.

Flatscreen tv and gas fireplace in the living room.

We very much enjoyed the area in which Villas of Sedona is positioned. It is western Sedona outside of the very touristy/ commercial downtown which we liked. It's surrounded by supermakets - Basha's and Safeway along with a variety of restaurants - we recommend Palace of India. The Coffee Pot (once owned by Jane Russell) is also just up the road and is a good place for breakfast and nostalgia.

The pool had terrific hours - open from 8am until 10pm. There is a hot tub too next to the pool.

The clubhouse has lots of activities for children. We had the pleasure of seeing Cowboy Bob one night - he sang songs and told some funny stories.

Ping Pong and Pool table located in the club house for added kid entertainment.

Check in was a breeze. Check out was very simple too.

I have to say I was surprised at how happy we were with EVERYTHING from location to amenities in the unit.

I would absolutely stay here again.

Website www.sedonaescape.com

They take credit cards - I do believe though the deposit on the first night is non refundable if you book within the week you are traveling.

Great stay at a really incredible rate with last minute booking discount!

Room Tip: Ask to be near the pool and clubhouse if you have kids.
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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15  Thank LinnyR
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Additional Information about Villas of Sedona

Address: 120 Kallof Pl, Sedona, AZ 86336-5565
Location: United States > Arizona > Sedona
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 20 Specialty Lodging in Sedona
Price Range: $206 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villas of Sedona 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled in a spectacular red rock landscape, the Villas of Sedona can put you right in the action or get you away from it all. Relax the day away in your luxury townhouse with private patio, or take a short drive to the heart of Sedona, where exquisite shops, galleries and southwestern cuisine await. Sports enthusiasts will feel right at home with a fully equipped fitness center and an indoor pool. ... more   less 
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