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Photo: Hassayampa Inn

Top 5: Uniquely Arizona Accommodations (Fall-Winter 2012)

The Top 5 Uniquely Arizona Accommodations — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

The Hermosa Inn

5532 N. Palo Cristi Rd.,
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
(800) 241-1210
In-room fireplaces, secluded patios, hand-painted Mexican tile, HD TVs, high-speed Internet, swimming pool, Jacuzzis and LON’s at The Hermosa.

Jerome Grand Hotel

200 Hill St.,
Jerome, AZ 86331
(888) 817-6788
Jerome Grand Hotel is not only a National Historic Landmark, but it’s also the highest public building in the Verde Valley with breathtaking views. The hotel was also featured on “Zak Bagans Paranormal Challenge” on the Travel Channel in 2011.

La Posada

303 E. 2nd St.,
Winslow, AZ 86047
(928) 289-4366
Rated as one of the “World’s Best Places to Stay” by Condé Nast Traveler Gold List in 2009, this hotel is the Last Great Railroad Hotel built in 1929 by the Santa Fe Railway for the Fred Harvey Company, offering guests three gardens (Suken, Rose and Potager), a wedding terrace, and the fabulous Turquoise Restaurant.

Hassayampa Inn

122 E. Gurley St.,
Prescott, AZ 86301
(800) 322-1927
For nearly a century, the Hassayampa Inn has been a place to escape the stresses of busy urban life, a place for a romantic getaway, and an oasis dedicated to restoring balance within the picturesque setting of northern Arizona.

Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa

2400 E. Missouri Ave.,
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(800) 950-0086
An Arizona landmark since its opening on Feb. 23, 1929, when it was crowned The Jewel of the Desert.

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012


Top 5 Uniquely Arizona (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5: Uniquely Arizona (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Uniquely Arizona — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:


HC 74, Box 4136,
Mayer, AZ 86333
In 1970, the Cosanti Foundation began building Arcosanti, an experimental town in the high desert of Arizona, 70 miles north of metropolitan Phoenix. When complete, Arcosanti will house 5,000 people, demonstrating ways to improve urban conditions and lessen our destructive impact on the earth.

Hubbell Trading Post

1 mile West of Hwy. 191,
Ganado, AZ 86505
Feel the old wooden floor give slightly and squeak beneath your feet as you enter the oldest, continuously operating trading post on the Navajo Nation. As your eyes adjust to the dim lighting of the “bullpen,” you might catch the trader negotiating a deal with a Native American artist for their art.

Mystery Castle

800 E. Mineral Rd.,
Phoenix, AZ 85042
This unusual piece of architecture, built from recycled bottles, granite and bricks in the 1930s, is a tribute from a father to his daughter. Largely constructed of native stone, the 8,000-square-foot castle contains 13 fireplaces, 18 rooms and various features of interest. Southwestern antiques furnish this unique facility.

Besh Ba Gowah

1324 Jess Hayes Rd.,
Globe, AZ 85501
Visitors walk through a 700-year-old Salado
Culture pueblo, climb ladders to second story rooms and view the typical furnishings of the era. Artifacts are also displayed in the Besh-Ba-Gowah Museum.

Rawhide Western Town At Wild Horse Pass

5700 W. North Loop Rd.,
Chandler, AZ 85226
Arizona’s largest Western-themed attraction, with desert stagecoach and train rides, rock climbing, mechanical bull and more. Theatrical performances include shootouts, gun twirling and musical performances.

Experience AZ Spring-Summer 2012