Whether you’re traveling Arizona to see the famous Grand Canyon or just for the reliably sunny weather, there is no shortage of things to do here. With so many sights throughout the state, it is no wonder that you’ll find hotels, resorts, and hostels galore. Check out these five top boutique hotels throughout Arizona for an unforgettable stay.
The Grand Hotel at the Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is the top tourist attraction in all of Arizona for obvious reasons. This majestic landmark brings people from all over the world, meaning there is no shortage of hotels in the area. For an authentic hotel stay, book a room at The Grand Hotel at the Grand Canyon. Here you’ll be more than comfortable, but more importantly, you’ll have easy access to the canyon’s south rim. So after experiencing this natural wonder, head back to the hotel for a dip in the indoor pool and spa tub, followed by a restful night’s sleep on the room’s pillowtop mattress.
For a real taste of the Southwest, there is no better place to stay than The Wigwam. The hotel’s vibrant colors and rich wooden furniture will make you feel right at home. Other features include private patios, an outdoor pool, a golf course, tennis courts, and a full-service salon and spa. You may never want to leave The Wigman, but if you do you’ll be pleased to find that the surrounding area is home to plenty of things to keep you entertained. With hot air balloon rides, shopping opportunities, restaurants and bars, and easy access to The Wildlife World Zoo, you may never want to leave.
Canyon Plaza Resort
Another top option near the Grand Canyon, Canyon Plaza Resort offers luxury at an affordable price. Stay on the hotel grounds to enjoy the outdoor pool and spa tub and scenic garden area, or head out to explore the sites. Not only will you find the impressive Grand Canyon, but you’ll also be nearby to dozens of restaurants and bars, as well as Paragon Skydiving Adventure. You can even book a ride with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours for a unique experience and stunning views.
Lake Powell Resort
The upscale Lake Powell Resort caters to everyone, including families with young children. Rooms feature a microwave, mini-refrigerator, a coffee and tea maker, and plenty of space. If you’re an adventure enthusiast, head to the marina where you can jet ski, swim, or kayak. Head to the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument or horseback ride through the many scenic trails nearby.
Sanctuary on the Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa
At Sanctuary on the Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa, you’ll receive nothing but the best. This five-star resort may not be the cheapest in the area, but it is certainly the most luxurious. Cuddle up in a plush bathrobe while overlooking the scenic Camelback Mountain, and then head to the spa for a rejuvenating treatment. Other amenities include a daily yoga class, a meditation garden, state-of-the-art fitness center, and multiple tennis courts.