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    Carefree Resort

    37220 Mule Train Road, Carefree, AZ 85377
    (480) 462-6030
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    Overview
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good29%
    • Average17%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible7%
    Travellers talk about
    “cave creek” (68 reviews)
    “tennis courts” (18 reviews)
    “fire pit” (20 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 634 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Once upon a time a great hotel, not so much on my last two visits. Beware of pricing offers it isn't worth it. Checked in Nov 14, 2017. A brand new room, NEW bathroom NEW towels, NEW everything, looked gorgeous and was hoping for a...More

    Thank Momandson8699
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had a huge room, a king premier room which overlooked the pool. I loved walking around the botanical gardens on the grounds. Unfortunately it never stopped raining the entire time I was here. The buildings weren't connected by a hallway so we had to...More

    Thank angeleyes27
    Response from Ria R, Public Relations Manager at Carefree ResortResponded 2 days ago

    We are currently in the midst of a major renovation that will enhance the experience of our guests. I hope you return and experience it in the near future.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We thought we were booking direct with the hotel, but somehow booked through Hotelsone.com, and were not aware that the hotel was undergoing renovations (was not shown on Hotelsone.com's website) until we arrived after dark to find the front entrance blocked off, and signage directing...More

    Thank Tim S
    Response from Ria R, Public Relations Manager at Carefree ResortResponded 2 days ago

    We apologize for all the service issues and the inconvenience caused by our renovation. We hope that you will give us another chance in the near future especially after February 15, when all renovation except for the spa will be finished.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Arriving at Carefree Resort it looked impressive with immaculately maintained gardens surrounding the main hotel and suites/chalets. We were allocated a ground floor room off the main hotel directly overlooking the small swimming pool for our 1 night stay. We arrived early evening and, the...More

    Thank SharpKitty
    Response from Ria R, Public Relations Manager at Carefree ResortResponded 2 days ago

    We apologize for the poor experience and have taken the necessary steps to address service issues. We are also in the process of renovating and refreshing all the rooms as part of a total rebrand. We hope you will give us another chance on our...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I stayed here over Labor Day weekend with others attending my niece's wedding. It was perfect. I loved my room which looked out on the Opera House. Yes, it was outdated, but clean. I understand the resort is undergoing a renovation. The pool area was...More

    Thank Jujube52
    Response from Ria R, Public Relations Manager at Carefree ResortResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you! We appreciate the wonderful comments and look forward to your return especially after our transformation is complete next year!

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
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    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$133 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 234
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    • Also Known As
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    shortstuff50
    25 September 2017|
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    Response from Ria R | Property representative |
    The shuttle leaves every hour on the hour to any business location within a 3 mile radius (not to residences).
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    Skeeter88
    23 May 2017|
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    Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
    Yes to elevators. Regarding a shuttle if you need one back and forth from the airport there is no hotel shuttle. The front desk is very helpful in guidance for transport locally and to/from airport. One of the best places... More
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    Geoffrey R
    8 February 2017|
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    Response from susan K | Reviewed this property |
    They do not have a guest laundry room. They do have a laundry service though.
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