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Suite, 1 King Bed (Mountain Suite King)
Room with view
1,000 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed (Mountain Casita King)
Room with view
500 square feet
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Room sleeps 2 guests
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Serene Arizona spa and culinary retreat

Popular property highlights

Free valet parking
Free self parking
Pets allowed
Restaurant
24-hour business center

On Camelback Mountain

Set on 53 acres on Camelback Mountain, this boutique resort about 4 miles from Old Town Scottsdale offers views of Paradise Valley and the mountains beyond.

Rest and rejuvenation

The Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa features a full-service salon, meditation garden with reflecting pool, water-therapy pool, and lap pool.

Casitas, candlelight

The 105 suites and casitas at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa offer valley views, high-speed Internet access, Mascioni linens, and complimentary candlelight turndown service.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa

5700 E McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The centerpiece of Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa is an extensive spa with indoor and outdoor treatment rooms containing a private treatment suite for 1 or 2, a movement studio, and meditation garden with reflecting pool. Guests can choose from hair and nail care, and dozens of massages, scrubs, wraps, and other treatments based on Indonesian, Japanese, and European philosophies. The spa is open to guests 16 and older; in-room services are available.

Also on site, 4 pools include a large, infinity-edge pool, a 25-yard lap pool, and poolside bar. Pool loungers are available. The infinity-edge pool is provided to guests age 16 and older on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays; exceptions to this rule apply during certain holidays. Daily classes in the movement studio, such as yoga, Pilates, aerobics, and indoor cycling, are available. Guided tours, including rock climbing and nature walks are offered as well (surcharge).

Indoor and outdoor event space totals 9,000 square feet (836 square meters) including 7 meeting/conference rooms totaling 3,200 square feet (297 square meters). The resort also offers wireless Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Free valet parking is available on site.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Meeting rooms
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built 2002
  • Free self parking
  • Steam room
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Free valet parking
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 297
  • Spa services on site
  • Terrace
  • Free long-term parking
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • ATM/banking
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3200
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shopping on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 105
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Tennis on site
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas:

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking , Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa offers 105 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and DVD players. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature Frette Italian sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include laptop-compatible safes and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Cable TV service
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Free wired Internet
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Designer toiletries
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room massage available
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Separate sitting area
  • Pay movies
  • iPod docking station
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Down comforter

Where to Eat

elements - Modern, minimalist setting with stone and wood accents. American cuisine; Asian accents. Emphasis on local ingredients and seasonal selections. Menu includes Soy Braised Pork Belly and Grilled Salmon with Greens, Somen Noodles, and Snow Peas. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

jade bar - Adjacent to elements. Wines by the glass, martinis; specialty cocktails. Patio dining available. Secluded setting, open fire, Paradise Valley views.

edge - Lounge adjacent to elements. Features elevated patios with Paradise Valley views. Serves specialty cocktails and small plates.

Nearby Things to Do

The extensive spa—open to guests 16 and older—offers indoor and outdoor treatment rooms, a private treatment suite for one or two, a movement studio, and a meditation garden with reflecting pool. The resort also offers a large, outdoor, infinity-edge pool. There are also six tennis courts and tennis clinics; private lessons are available for a surcharge. Biking and hiking trails are located nearby; guided hikes and mountain bike rentals are offered (surcharge).

On Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, guests 15 and under are not allowed to access the infinity pool. There are 2 satellite pools that families with children 15 and under are free to enjoy.

A variety of classes includes aerobics, yoga, and Pilates. The fitness center has cardio machines with built-in TVs and headsets as well as strength-training equipment. Private training and private health and nutrition counseling are available (surcharge).

At least 8 golf courses are within 5 miles of the resort, and dozens more are distributed throughout the Scottsdale-Phoenix area. Horseback riding is available nearby.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Sanctuary Resort Spa is an intimate retreat offering a menu of Asian-inspired treatments in 12 indoor and outdoor treatment rooms. Enhanced by modern architecture and a breathtaking setting, the spa's relaxing meditation garden, boutique, reflecting pond, and Watsu pool provide a tranquil experience. Spa services and classes in the state-of-the-art fitness center and movement studio include Pilates, meditation, Yoga, and fitness and nutrition consultations. Body wraps and scrubs are also offered in the spa's 12 treatment rooms.

It is best to book spa treatments two weeks prior to the stay. Guests may contact the resort using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking via this Web site.

  • Number of treatment rooms 12
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100.00 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 100.00 per stay
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 2 per room (up to 50 lb)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The resort's infinity-edge pool is only accessible to guests aged 16 and over on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. 2 satellite pools are available for those under 15. This policy might not apply during some holiday weekends.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No cribs (infant beds) available

24-hour check-in

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 30.00 and USD 50.00 for adults, USD 30.00 and USD 50.00 for children (approximately)
  • Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 100.00 per pet, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Camelback Mountain Sanctuary
  • Resort Sanctuary
  • Sanctuary Camelback Mountain
  • Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Paradise Valley
  • Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort
  • Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort Paradise Valley
  • Sanctuary Camelback Resort
  • Sanctuary Mountain Resort
  • Sanctuary Resort Camelback
  • Sanctuary Resort Camelback Mountain
  • ctuary Camelback Mountain
  • Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort Spa

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
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