Sedona is a city in Arizona surrounded by stunning rugged desert landscapes. The iconic red-rock buttes and pine forests all around the town lend it an unforgettable look.
The area is ideal for visiting from March to May when all the vegetation is in full bloom. And even though the summers can be scorching, you can visit year-round.
This mystical destination is home to numerous wellness resorts and boutique hotels that offer something for everyone — let’s take a look at some of our favorite places to stay in the area.
The Best Boutique Hotels in Sedona
Alma de Sedona Inn
Price: From $269 per night
The Alma de Sedona Inn is spread across 3 adobe buildings in an upscale residential neighborhood. This peaceful oasis is only 3 miles from the heart of Sedona and all it has to offer.
Each building at the Alma de Sedona Inn faces a different direction, which ensures that all guest rooms have amazing views over Chimney Rock, Thunder Mountain, Coffee Pot Rock, and Airport Mesa.
Each room offers tons of privacy and has beautiful Southwestern design elements and comforts. Amenities include a king-sized bed, premium triple sheeting, separate shower and tub, comfortable robes, and homemade bath salts crafted with fragrant essential oils. A gas fireplace and private patio are available in some rooms.
Complimentary 2-course gourmet breakfasts are available daily, and refreshments are served in the afternoon.
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Price: From $259 per night
A luxury hotel in the heart of Sedona, El Portal can be found right next to the Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village and draws on it for design inspiration. It is an ideal location for romantic getaways or even those traveling with their furry family members.
El Portal uses practical and stylish materials like adobe and features tiled and wooden flooring throughout every space. This non-traditional hotel offers all the comforts of home with 4-star service at an affordable price.
Most building materials used in the rooms at El Portal are taken from nature and reflect the local culture. The 12 guest suites include amenities like gallery-quality furnishings, high ceilings with organic juniper beams, free-form granite counters, and Jacuzzi tubs. Guests can also enjoy luxurious linens and adobe corner fireplaces.
Hyatt Residence Club Sedona, Piñon Pointe
Price: From $229 per night
The Hyatt Residence Club Sedona, Piñon Pointe has a warm and inviting pueblo design. It’s located near the Sedona Arts Center and a little over 4 miles away from the stunning sights of Oak Creek Canyon.
The property features studio- and condo-style accommodations with Southwest-inspired decor and colorful details. Some rooms include a jetted tub, balcony or patio access, dining room, fully-equipped kitchen, and fireplace.
On-site amenities include a fitness center, heated pool, 2 spa-grade hot tubs, a business center, tennis court, and a ping-pong table. Guests can also gather around gas grills, unwind in the steam rooms, ride horses, or treat themselves to the abundant shopping opportunities nearby.
L’Auberge de Sedona
Price: From $773 per night
A sophisticated Oak Creek resort, L’Auberge de Sedona is surrounded by natural beauty and offers a serene experience to guests. Visitors can unwind easily thanks to the soothing sounds of the creek coupled with amazing views of Sedona.
L’Auberge offers guest rooms, suites, and private cottages. Each room includes amenities such as a wood-burning fireplace, private deck, panoramic views, and an outdoor cedar shower. Some rooms also feature sleeper sofas and jetted tubs.
Elsewhere, guests can enjoy the pool and fitness center, and the on-site spa provides amazing wellness treatments in a rejuvenating setting.
Price: From $179 per night
The Uptown Sedona location of the Orchards Inn provides exclusivity and gorgeous views over Oak Creek Canyon and toward Red Rock. Those seeking adventure will be happy to know the hotel is only 7 miles away from Slide Rock State Park, but you’ll also be just 10 minutes away from Sedona Airport (SDX).
Orchards Inn offers guest rooms and suites. All of them have full panoramic views over Red Rock country and Snoopy Rock from private balconies or patios.
Amenities in each room include a coffee maker, minifridge, premium linens, standing shower, and gas-burning fireplace or sofa sleeper in select rooms.
Red Agave Resort
Price: From $169 per night
With unobstructed views over Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte, the Red Agave Resort offers guests an intimate and exclusive lodging experience.
The property offers easy access to hiking and biking trails, as well as the Coconino National Forest. After you’re done adventuring for the day, relax around the fire pit or enjoy the heating swimming pool and 2 hot tubs.
Guest rooms are located in 2-story chalets and studios, allowing for maximum privacy. Each chalet can sleep up to 5 people, features a fully-equipped kitchen and gorgeous standing showers, and shares a courtyard and separate pool area. The studios are great for up to 2 people and feature a comfortable king-sized bed and full kitchen.
Sky Ranch Lodge
Price: From $212 per night
Perched high on a mesa with great views over Sedona and the desert, Sky Ranch Lodge is a veritable oasis with serene gardens, koi ponds, and a relaxing swimming pool. Guests can enjoy the amazing views from the porch or the Overlook patio.
The Lodge is in the heart of Sedona and within walking distance of many attractions, including hiking trails, helicopter tours, and restaurants and bars.
Each guest room features a fireplace, a Cuisinart coffee maker, and complimentary bottled water upon arrival. And don’t forget to enjoy a glass of wine while taking in the views from your patio.
Resort amenities include complimentary shuttle service, a heated saltwater pool, a Jacuzzi, free parking, and a complimentary lobby workstation.
Southwest Inn at Sedona
Price: From $183 per night
An upscale but casual hotel, the Southwest Inn at Sedona is an adobe-style resort with great views over Boynton Canyon, Thunder Mountain, and Coffee Pot Mountain. This fantastic property offers guests an ideal place to unwind while being just a 4-mile drive from the heart of Sedona.
Amenities in each room include a fireplace, coffee maker, complimentary continental breakfast, minifridge, and luxurious pillow-top mattresses. Some rooms have a private patio and balcony, and some are available with a Jacuzzi for an extra dose of pampering. Suites are also available.
The Wilde Resort and Spa
Price: From $256 per night
The Wilde Resort and Spa encourages guests to immerse themselves in Sedona’s rugged and beautiful landscape. Stargazers will be delighted to get to enjoy the sight of the desert sky at night.
King, queen, and spa rooms are on offer, as well as suites. All the rooms are spacious, though, and each offers contemporary furnishings, a soaking tub, a fireplace, and amazing views over the mountains. Some rooms feature a private balcony and a view of the pool.
Property amenities include contactless linen and towel delivery, premium bedding and pillows, spa treatments, yoga classes, and wellness sessions. There’s also a swimming pool, an outdoor shower, a hot tub, and an afternoon wine hour. One of the standout amenities, though, is the Rangeview rooftop patio that provides uninterrupted views toward Thunder Mountain.
Sedona, Arizona is a beautiful town that has so much to offer. From the stunning, rugged landscape to the numerous galleries, shops, restaurants, and bars, it offers something for everyone. Pick any one of these boutique hotels for your visit and you’re guaranteed to have a vacation you won’t forget.