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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.
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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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 (surcharge), 24-hour business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Free valet parking is available on site.
- 24-hour business center
- 24-hour front desk
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Conference space
- Conference space size (feet) - 3200
- Conference space size (meters) - 297
- Designated smoking areas
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Fitness facilities
- Free self parking
- Free valet parking
- Free WiFi
- Full-service spa
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Health club
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Luggage storage
- Meeting rooms 8
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 1
- Number of meeting rooms - 8
- Number of outdoor pools - 3
- Outdoor tennis courts 5
- Pool sun loungers
- Poolside bar
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Shopping on site
- Spa services on site
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Tennis on site
- Total number of rooms - 105
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Wedding services
- Year Built 2002
Family Friendly Amenities
- DVD player
- Free Wi-Fi
- Outdoor pools
- Outdoor tennis courts
- Access via exterior corridors
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Cable TV service
- Climate control
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Deep soaking bathtub
- Designer toiletries
- Down comforter
- DVD player
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Frette Italian sheets
- Hair dryer
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- In-room massage available
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- iPod docking station
- Iron/ironing board
- Pay movies
- Pillowtop mattress
- Premium bedding
- Premium TV channels
- Private bathroom
- Room service (24 hours)
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Separate sitting area
- Turndown service
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.
Sanctuary 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.
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
Check-in time ends at Midnight
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is Noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Free rollaway/extra beds!
Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 50
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.
No cribs (infant beds) available
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.
- Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
- Breakfast fee: between USD 30.00 and USD 60.00 per person (approximately)
- Pet fee: USD 100.00 per pet, per stay
We should mention
Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.
- The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.