April 18, 2017 for 3 nights for 2 adults.

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Carefree Resort & Conference Center in Carefree, Arizona

Situated on 23 acres peppered with desert wildflowers, towering Saguaro, and Prickly Pear Cacti, the aptly named Carefree Resort & Conference Center is an authentic Southwestern retreat for those in need of rest and relaxation. Carefree Resort & Conference Center's 228 lavish guest room accommodations envelope you in architectural elements that celebrate both the Sonoran Desert and the tropical oasis of the resort's lush setting. Choose from spacious Sonoran Suites or palatial Resort and Premier Rooms.

Begin the day perfecting your backswing on one of the resort's five lighted championship tennis courts before slipping into one of the half-dozen treatment rooms at The Spa at Carefree for a tantalizing out-of-body spa experience. Choose from an array of desert inspired massages and body polishes that will help you unwind and set a perfectly peaceful tone for the remainder of your stay. Then, tempt your taste buds with traditional, yet innovative cuisine from thick, juicy steaks to succulent seafood dishes at The Lariat restaurant. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, The Lariat takes your dining experience to the next level with a warm ambiance and panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. For those who prefer a refreshing al fresco experience, outdoor dining is offered on the Sunset Terrace, which overlooks the resort's gorgeous Serenity Pool and Botanical Garden. Indulge in a delicious nightcap in the Lounge's casual setting before returning to the decadence of your own personal oasis in the desert.

Location of Carefree Resort & Conference Center

37220 Mule Train Road, 85377, Carefree, Arizona

Nearest Airport: SCF

Amenities for Carefree Resort & Conference Center

  • General Information
  • 228 Guest Rooms
  • Dining
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • On-Site Amenities
  • Shuttle Service
  • Spa on Property
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Fitness Center
  • WiFi
  • Bicycle Rental
  • 2 Pools and a Children's Pool
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Tennis Courts
  • Car Rental
  • In-Room Amenities
  • Luxury Linens
  • Activities
  • Hiking
  • Tennis
  • Nature Walks
  • Business
  • Conference Facilities
  • Family
  • Cribs
  • Rollaway Beds
  • Nearby
  • Shopping
  • Art Galleries
  • Museums
  • Interests
  • Active & Adventure
  • Culture & Arts
  • Educational
  • Golf
  • Summer Getaways

Reviews for Carefree Resort & Conference Center

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 day ago

An excellent hotel/resort with a large pool, free wi-fi, fridge, tea/coffee making facilities. Lovely views and the villas/lodges surrounded by the cacti. Very relaxing with friendly staff. Restaurant was good.

Wendy R - Colchester, United Kingdom

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 day ago

This is such a lovely little town and a great resort to stay at when attending Spring Training baseball games. The prices EVERYWHERE this time of year are ridiculous but staying at this beautiful somewhat secluded resort makes it a little less painful. We have stayed at the Carefree Resort and Conference center 3 years in a row and we will continue to stay here. It is only a short drive into Scottsdale for the games, shopping and dining and when you get up in the morning or come back in the evenings the surrounding local is simply breathtaking. The pool is so warm and inviting and the gardens are so peaceful and lovely that there is no better place for the money. The first year and this year we stayed in a king room that was large, clean and lovely, last year we stayed in a double queen room that was not quite as nice as the king room but was still clean and it had a refrigerator that the King rooms do not have. Last year there was a conference going on the this year and the previous year was not happening and I have to say it is calmer when it is just resort guests and NOT conference attendees but we still had no issues. We ate one evening in the resorts restaurant and had a steak which was delicious! The staff are very friendly and attentive. Upon arriving our room was warm and after messing with the thermostat the room just got warmer, called the front desk and within 5 minutes two workers came right over and fixed the issue. Nice comfortable room for the rest of our stay!

sberry920 - Greeley, Colorado

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed at Carefree Resort for my niece's nearby wedding this past weekend. Overall, my husband and I were happy with the accommodations. Our few issues included hearing a woman shuffle a deck of cards in the next room, not being assured of the availability of a rental mini fridge (during most unseasonably hot weather), and problems with a room service order (although we were generously compensated with gift cards towards another meal). I specifically would like to mention Diane in concierge who was incredibly helpful and a pleasure to work with, as well as Tyler, the young man who took our reservations over the phone.

elisheva5729 - Rancho Santa Fe, California

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a short stay. After sunset through sunrise. The decor was lovely. American West and Cowboy style. The cactus gardens and pool are vast and nearly meticulous. No shower head on our shower in an updated bathroom, like many others, where the water has no boundary so it soaks the whole bathroom floor. Skimpy on the towels which were needed to mop the floor. One bath towel per person but a beach towel for each was a nice addition. The experience was a strange mix of luxury, beautiful decor and out of date motel rooms. We should have accepted the offer for "assistance with luggage". The parking is so very far from the rooms even though we are very fit the trek was too long. Browse the gardens carefully b/c private residences surround the resort and there are no boundaries nor signs. We were admiring oranges and grapefruit on trees by the tennis court until we realized we were in someone's yard.

advntrmom10 - Chesapeake, Virginia

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here for a scheduled event at the resort. The staff were amazing! Professional, friendly, efficient, and accommodating - from shuttle drivers and the concierge, front desk to restaurant staff and housekeeping. Our room was really nice, big, great view of the pool area, and clean. The food we had at the restaurant was also really good: pizza, chicken ceasar salad, baked chicken, and dessert! The resort offers shuttle service to both Carefree and Cave Creek every hour on the hour and drivers are very helpful in offering suggestions and getting you where you need to go (ie: the grocery store, etc). One note about getting to Carefree, if you're not going to rent a car, line-up a car ahead of time to get there from the airport. We took a cab from the airport (it's almost and hour) and it was not a very good experience. We worked through the concierge at the resort to have a town car take us to the airport at the end of our stay, it was less expensive than the cab, and a much better experience. Because we were at the resort for an indoor event, we didn't get to spend much time outside, but the grounds were very well kept and beautiful to look at/walk by. The separate building where our groups dinner/function was held was also very nice.

blueheelertravler - Prineville, Oregon

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