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Desert Quail Inn
Ranked #7 of 49 Hotels in Sedona
Certificate of Excellence
Champaign, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
“Unexpected quality”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We had read the reviews and knew about the value but we had no idea how exceptional the room would be. Huge room, beautiful fireplace, and four poster bed, nice seating area, working Jacuzzi, what more can you ask for. Price is fantastic for the amenities, front desk staff we found to be terrific, and though breakfasts aren't included there is a terrific little café next the Inn. Overall for the money you can't beat it!

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Had a great stay here recently. Big clean, newly decorated rooms in an easy location and great value....plety of food options nearby for lunch or dinner, just check with the staff.

Speaking of staff, everyone was great, apart from the front desk person, Francine. We were received when it was not busy, without a smile or welcome and when I was asked for passport and credit card, it was done coldly without a smile, but worse, without even looking at me. So when I said "come on, humour me....at least look me in the eye when you are taking my money".....her response was to glare at me for the rest of the interaction......icluding a frosty...."for the second time, yes", when I asked for reconfirmation that the Sedona Airport was a good place to see the sunset.

To the owner and/or manager......this is a great place and great value....but give Francine some customer service training or else place her in a role where she is not the "face" of your business.

Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Sydney Central
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Arrived in Sedona and had a look around. When it was time to check into our stay at The Desert Quail we had trouble locating it. In the end we phoned the reception and found out it was not in Sedona as such but in Oak Creek Village. 15 min drive (as quoted by receptionist) out of Sedona.
Not really a problem but should be advertised as this and not in Sedona. Comfortable bed and room plenty big. Laundry room was upstairs and for weary travelers like us, this was hard to go up and down several trips. Really nothing terrible.

Room Tip: Ate at the Marketplace Cafe and Bar across the road.. nice atmosphere great service, and excellent f...
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Joan H
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Shakopee, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

Nothing but positive things to say about the Desert Quail Inn. Clean, comfortable and a great location. Rooms are very nicely decorated with comfortable beds. We were in a room with a fireplace which was especially nice on a chilly October night. Loved the fact that each room has an outside entrance - no long hallways. Walk to a grocery store and great little cafe right behind the property. Overall the best value and we would highly recommend The Desert Quail Inn to anyone and can't wait to return for another visit.

Stayed October 2013
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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Rescheduled our plans to stay 2 nights during the government shutdown. Location was easy to find and the rates are very good for the top quality clean rooms. Upper Sedona is a 10 minute drive away and Desert Quail is located opposite a very helpful tourist information centre in Oak Creek. Red Rock Cafe is located right behind the Inn a great place for breakfast. Reception were very friendly and helpful providing good restaurant recommendations within walking distance - try PJ's sports bar and mix with some locals. We also enjoyed a drive out to Page Springs Cellars for a wine tasting flight with some lunch. Recommended.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

Our experience at the Desert Quail Inn was very positive! We parked in front of the door to the room and upon entering, found a spacious, clean comfortable room with refrigerator: a nice surprise. The air conditioner was the quietest AC ever experienced in many hotel rooms. The noise from the occupants in the room above was noticeable initially, but it became quiet after a few minutes. Very good night's rest!

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank jande36
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Longwood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

A no nonsense property that had location and all the basics we required for our 4-day stay in the area. Walking distance to all important travel shopping and eats. Oak Creek is half way between the interstate and downtown Sedona and offers a more reasonably priced alternative to how it goes up in Sedona itself. Super clean, and well maintained daily while we were out. Desert Quail rocks for the more budget minded traveler in this part of Arizona!

Room Tip: High Floor near stairs for less noise - no elevator.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Desert Quail Inn

Property: Desert Quail Inn
Address: 6626 Highway 179, Sedona, AZ 86351-7910
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Location: United States > Arizona > Sedona
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Sedona
#6 Family Hotel in Sedona
#11 Business Hotel in Sedona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Desert Quail Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Deset Quail Inn Sedona is located in the heart of Sedona's Red Rock Country, just 7 miles south of Uptown Sedona in the Village of Oak Creek. The Desert Quail Inn Sedona offers beautifully furnished Guest Rooms and Guest Suites featuring in-room Jacuzzi's, cozy Fireplaces, Microwave and Refrigerator in all rooms, soft sheets, plush towels, and Upgraded Amenities. Office hours 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM. Check hours 3:30 PM - 10:00 PM ... more   less 
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