Carefree Resort & Conference Center

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Why We Love It

  • Soak up mountain views from private furnished patios and balconies
  • Play tennis, get a massage at the spa or sip cocktails poolside
  • Relax amid the stunning landscape of the Sonoran Desert
  • Secluded getaway, but just a 35-minute drive from Old Town Scottsdale

Map & Directions

Carefree Resort is approximately a 45-minute drive from Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. Cab fare is approximately $75 one way.

Rooms & Rates

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Nestled amid Saguaro cacti, palm trees and native flora, Carefree Resort & Conference Center spans more than 20 acres of the Sonoran Desert. Boasting five lighted championship tennis courts, an on-site spa with lounge, outdoor pool and bicycle rentals, the resort offers guests many ways to indulge and relax.

Spacious rooms boast furnished balconies and patios overlooking the Continental Mountains or pool. Enjoy the feeling of peaceful seclusion amid the lush Sonoran Desert while being just a 35-minute drive from Old Town Scottsdale.

Note: A nightly $12 resort fee (plus tax) is additional and covers in-room Wi-Fi, valet and self-parking, daily newspaper, shuttle service within three miles, and access to fitness center and business center.



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis courts
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Complimentary shuttle service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Hair salon (fees apply)
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower


  • Complimentary parking
  • Complimentary valet service


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.


Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children ages 15 and under stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Pack and Play available on request free of charge. Extra beds are not available.  Extra person charge (over 2 per room) is $20 + tax per night, per room.  Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request (maximum weight 75lbs), in guest rooms only (not suites) and will be charged a non-refundable fee of $50 per pet per stay. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Fees: A resort fee of $12.93 (inclusive of taxes) per night applies.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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