You have a choice of about 30 bed and breakfast inns, many motels, and a variety of resorts in the area. Sedona-Oak Creek Canyon Chamber of Commerce (928/282-7722, www.visitsedona.com) provides information on places to stay. Make reservations if you're coming to Sedona for the weekend during the March-Nov. peak season, when the popular places can fill up fast. Rates listed here apply to the main season, though they can go higher on holidays and lower in the heat of summer. Categories are based on weekend double occupancy. Prices may drop 10-25 percent or so in winter. Travelers on a low budget may prefer to stay in the Camp Verde and Cottonwood areas to the south or in Flagstaff to the north.
Bed and Breakfasts
A Touch of Sedona Bed and Breakfast (595 Jordan Rd. in Uptown Sedona, 928/282-6462 or 800/600-6462, www.touchsedona.com, $145-195 d) offers rooms, one with a kitchen and all with a fireplace, plus hot tubs; the owner likes to spoil her guests! Nearby Apple Orchard Inn (656 Jordan Rd., 928/282-5328 or 800/663-6968, www.appleorchardbb.com, $135-230 d) has a different Old West theme for each room. Some rooms have fireplaces and most have patios and jetted tubs.
Casa Sedona (55 Hozoni Dr. in West Sedona, 928/282-2938 or 800/525-3756, www.casasedona.com, $189-299 d) offers a "cowboy to lace" range of rooms, each with a fireplace, plus hot tubs.
Also in West Sedona, Lantern Light Inn Bed & Breakfast (3085 W. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-3419 or 877/275-4973, www.lanternlightinn.com) offers rooms—two have fireplaces—with an elegant country French decor, $125-185 d; a separate guesthouse is great for families, $295.
Sedona Bear Lodge (65 Piki Dr. in West Sedona, 928/204-2230 or 800/801-2737, http://www.sedonabearlodge.com, $125-215 d) offers Western hospitality and decor with a common room, hot tub, bicycles, and some fireplaces.
Boots & Saddles Bed & Breakfast (2900 Hopi Dr. in West Sedona, 928/282-1944 or 800/201-1944, www.oldwestbb.com, $165-245 d) offers Southwestern rooms, all with Jacuzzi tubs, and some with a fireplace, patio, or balcony; there's a hot tub in the garden.
South in the Village of Oak Creek, The Penrose B&B (250 Red Butte Dr., 928/284-3030 or 888/678-3030, www.thepenrose.com, $205-240 d) has great views of the Red Rock Country from the rooms, each of which has a porch or balcony.
Adobe Village Graham Inn (150 Canyon Circle Dr. in the Village of Oak Creek, 928/284-1425 or 800/228-1425, www.adobevillagegrahaminn.com) features a different theme for each unit. Rooms, all with fireplaces and jetted tubs, go for $199-409 d. Villas, each with a fireplace and a Jacuzzi, run $349-479 d. Guests have the use of a pool, hot tub, and bicycles.
Canyon Villa Bed & Breakfast Inn (125 Canyon Circle Dr. in the Village of Oak Creek, 928/284-1226 or 800/453-1166, www.canyonvilla.com, $189-279 d) features great views in a Spanish Mission building, along with a pool. Each room has a different decor; some have a fireplace, and all have a patio or balcony.
Motels and Inns $50-100
Star Motel (295 Jordan Rd. in Uptown Sedona, 928/282-3641, $60-70 d and up) offers rooms and two kitchenettes. Iris Garden Inn (390 Jordan Rd., 928/282-2552 or 800/321-8988, www.irisgardeninn.com, $59-125 d weekdays, $74-125 d Fri.-Sat.) has a garden and patio. A Touch of the Southwest Suites (410 Jordan Rd., 928/282-4747 or 800/309-7883, www.atouchofthesouthwest.com, $79-135 d) offers mostly suites with kitchens. Rose Tree Inn (376 Cedar St., 928/282-2065 or 888/282-2065, www.rosetreeinn.com, $95-135 d) has some kitchens, some fireplaces, and a hot tub. Matterhorn Lodge (230 Apple Ave., 928/282-7176 or 800/372-8207, www.matterhornlodge.com, $119-129 d) provides good views in Uptown Sedona along with a pool and spa; each motel unit has a patio or balcony. La Vista Motel (500 N. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-7301 or 800/896-7301, $60-80 d weekdays, $70-90 d Fri.-Sat.) offers a variety of rooms, including kitchenettes, at the north end of town.
Cedars Resort on Oak Creek (20 W. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-7010 or 800/874-2072, $89-129 d) has a pool, hot tub, views, and creek access. Atop Airport Mesa, Sky Ranch Lodge (Airport Rd., 928/282-6400 or 888/708-6400, www.skyranchlodge.com, $75-159 d rooms, $189 d cottages) sits high above town; you'll enjoy great views from some units, plus fireplaces, kitchenettes, and a pool.
Sugar Loaf Lodge (1870 W. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-9451 or 877/282-0632, $50 d weekdays, $65 d Fri.-Sat.) has a pool and hot tub along with some of the lowest rates in town. White House Inn (2986 W. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-6680, $42 s, $46 d weekdays, $52 s, $56 d Fri.-Sat.) is low priced and has some kitchenettes.
Sedona Motel (218 Hwy. 179, 928/282-7187, $70-100 d) lies one block south of AZ 89A. Down in the Village of Oak Creek, La Quinta Inns & Suites (6176 Hwy. 179, 928/284-0711 or 800/531-5900, $79-109 d rooms, $99-159 d suites) includes a deluxe continental breakfast, pool, and hot tub. Also in the Village of Oak Creek, Desert Quail Inn (6626 Hwy. 179, 928/284-1433 or 800/385-0927, $89-159 d) offers a pool and Southwestern decor; some rooms have fireplaces and Jacuzzis.
Lo Lo Mai Springs (928/634-4700, www.lolomai.com, $55-125 d and up) has cabins—all with kitchens—along Oak Creek southwest of town. The 26-acre grounds have shade trees, a pool, hot tub, playground, and volleyball and basketball courts. Head west 10 miles on Hwy. 89A, turn left 1.7 miles on Page Springs Road/Yavapai County 50, then left at the sign.
Hotels and Inns $100-150
Los Abrigados Lodge (280 N. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-7125) has a pool and some fireplaces. Standard rooms go for $119 d, deluxe studios with a view and fireplace are $139 d, and suites run $169 d.
Guests of Best Western Arroyo Roble Hotel (400 N. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-4001 or 800/773-3662, www.bestwesternsedona.com, $119-319 d rooms, $319 d creekside villas) have the use of its health club with indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs, a sauna, exercise room, and tennis.
Best Western Inn of Sedona (1200 W. Hwy. 89A, opposite the Airport Road turnoff, 928/282-3072 or 800/292-6344, $159 d, $179 d with fireplace) offers terraced rooms—most with views—along with a deluxe continental breakfast, pool, hot tub, and exercise room. Hampton Inn (1800 W. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-4700 or 800/426-7866, $129 d weekdays, $139 Fri.-Sat.) provides a deluxe continental breakfast, pool, and hot tub. Super 8 Motel (2545 W. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-1533 or 800/858-7245, $79-109 d weekdays, $99-119 d Fri.-Sat.) includes a restaurant and pool. Days Inn (2991 W. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-9166 or 800/329-7466, $85 d weekdays, $110 d Fri.-Sat. rooms, add $25 for suites) offers a pool and hot tub. Southwest Inn at Sedona (3250 W. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-3344 or 800/483-7422, $159-199 d rooms, $219 d suites) features fireplaces, a pool, and hot tub.
A half-mile south from Hwy. 89A, Comfort Inn (725 Hwy. 179, 928/282-3132 or 800/424-6423, $69-170 d weekdays, $109-170 d Fri.-Sat.) offers a pool and hot tub. Just beyond, King's Ransom Quality Inn (771 Hwy. 179, 928/282-7151 or 800/846-6164, $109-170 d) has a restaurant, pool, and hot tub.
In the Village of Oak Creek, Bell Rock Inn & Suites (6246 Hwy. 179, 928/282-4161 or 800/881-7625, $99-159 d rooms) features two pools, two hot tubs, a restaurant, and a sports lounge. Also in the Village of Oak Creek, Kokopelli Inn (6465 Hwy. 179, 928/284-1100 or 888/733-5656, $79-109 d weekdays, $99-159 d Fri.-Sat.) has a pool.
Resorts in Sedona
The French country inn L'Auberge de Sedona (301 L'Auberge Lane, off N. Hwy. 89A 0.25 mile north of the Y, 928/282-1661 or 800/272-6777 res. only, www.lauberge.com) provides a romantic getaway in a wooded setting beside Oak Creek. You have a choice of cottages ($429-595 d), lodge rooms and suites ($169-375 d), and, on the hill, the Orchards rooms and suites ($105-225 d). Guests enjoy a pool, hot tub, and three dining options, including L'Auberge Restaurant that serves some of the finest food in Arizona.
Also in Uptown Sedona, the stylish Amara Hotel (310 N. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-4828 or 800/815-6152, www.amararesort.com, $179-339 d rooms, $389-429 d suites) presents a variety of contemporary rooms and suites, all with a patio or balcony and some with whirlpool bath. Guests enjoy the creek, canyon views, a pool, hot tub, and exercise room. Hundred Rox Restaurant (tel 928/340-8859) prepares California-inspired Italian cuisine.
Next to Tlaquepaque, one block south on Hwy. 179 from the Y, Los Abrigados Resort & Spa (160 Portal Lane, 928/282-1777, http://www.losabrigadosresortspa.com/, $225-395 d suites, $1,500 two-bedroom house) includes three restaurants, exercise equipment, a sauna, pools, whirlpools, tennis courts, 18-hole miniature golf, a virtual golf center, and the Sedona Spa, which provides treatment and fitness programs.
Radisson Poco Diablo Resort (two miles south on Hwy. 179 from the Y, 928/282-7333 or 800/395-7046 res. only, www.radissonsedona.com, $99-299 d) features a nine-hole executive golf course, tennis center, fitness center, pools, hot tubs, and a restaurant near Oak Creek. Some rooms include fireplaces and whirlpools.
Resorts Northwest of Sedona
The Enchantment Resort (928/282-2900 or 800/826-4180, www.enchantmentresort.com, $295-395 d casita, $395-1075 d suite) lies in a delightful setting at the mouth of Boynton Canyon. The Southwestern-style suites and casitas all have private decks and many also include fireplaces and kitchens. Guests can take advantage of the spa facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, children's camp, and restaurants—all amid splendid canyon scenery. A destination spa, Mii amo, on the resort grounds provides many types of therapies and activities along with rooms, suites, and a restaurant; its Native American name means "journey" or "passage." From the Y, head west 3.1 miles on W. Hwy. 89A, then turn right five miles on Dry Creek Road, following signs on paved roads.
Resorts in Oak Creek Canyon
These nestle in the woods along Oak Creek. Distances are from the north edge of Sedona.
Briar Patch Inn (2.6 miles north at 3190 N. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-2342 or 888/809-3030, www.briarpatchinn.com, $179-345 d) features cabins with private patios on nine acres beside the creek; most have wood-burning fireplaces and some have kitchens; breakfast is included—TV and phones are not.
Oak Creek Terrace Resort (4 miles north at 4548 N. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-3562 or 800/224-2229, www.oakcreekterrace.com, $82-225 d) gives you a choice of motel rooms, bungalows, or a cabin. Some units include kitchenettes, fireplaces, or hot tubs.
Slide Rock Lodge (6 miles north at 6401 N. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-3531, www.sliderocklodge.com, $79-125 d) is just half a mile south of Slide Rock State Park. Rooms, some with wood-burning fireplaces, have a knotty pine decor but no phones or TVs. Sterling Pass Trail begins nearby.
Garland's Oak Creek Lodge (7.7 miles north at 8067 N. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-3343, www.garlandslodge.com, $140-175 s, $200-235 d) offers small log cabins overlooking the creek and larger cabins with wood-burning fireplaces farther back. Repeat visitors to this idyllic spot often book all of the cabins, but you may get in after a cancellation, especially on weekdays. Rates include breakfast, afternoon tea, and dinner; there's a two-night minimum. The dining room, also open to the public by reservation, serves outstanding food. The lodge closes on Sundays at noon—no dinners or overnight guests—and reopens Monday at 3 p.m.; season runs from late March or early April to mid-November.
Junipine Resort (8 miles north at 8351 N. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-3375 or 800/742-7463, www.junipine.com, $170-320 d weekdays, $210-355 d Fri.-Sat.) features a kitchen and two fireplaces in each unit; some also have hot tubs and a view. The resort's cafe serves Southwestern and continental cuisine. Hikers can follow creek-side trails or head up to the rim.
Forest Houses Resort (8.9 miles north at 9275 N. Hwy. 89A, 928/282-2999, www.foresthousesresort.com, $80-140 d) lies across a narrow ford. Each house has distinctive stonework and rough-sawn wood, along with a kitchen and either a fireplace or wood-burning stove, a deck or patio, but no TVs. The larger units will appeal to families. Trails lead along the creek and climb up to the rim. There's a four-night minimum stay in summer, two nights other times, and it's closed January 1 to mid-March.
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