Nestled along the lush banks of Oak Creek in Oak Creek Canyon, Arizona, the Briar Patch Inn is a magical oasis that offers a tranquil place to unwind. Located at the base of the surrounding Red Rock Mountain on nine acres of spectacular natural landscapes, the Inn features charming accommodations in the form of 19 fully equipped cottages with private patios shaded by majestic canyon oaks.

Furnished in a blend of Native American décor and Southwestern charm, the cottages are designed for comfort and style with ample living spaces and bedrooms, comfy seating, cozy fireplaces, and private patios. The elegantly rustic cottages are built in line with the environmentally friendly resort’s ethos and do not feature creature comforts such as televisions or telephones.

Amenities at the inn include healthy breakfasts of granola, cereals, yogurt, fresh fruit and home-baked bread and muffins served every morning, along with freshly brewed coffee and tea, afternoon refreshments of drinks and snacks, in-room massages, and evening entertainment in the summer months.

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1.Rooms & Suites

Rooms & Suites
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The Briar Patch Inn features 19 rustic wooden cabins tucked away in the famous Oak Creek Canyon and furnished in a blend of Native American décor and Southwestern charm. Cabins are named after birds and vary from family-friendly retreats with fully-equipped kitchens, spacious bedrooms with multiple beds, several bathrooms and spacious living areas to private creekside cabins for two with romantic bedrooms and bathrooms and beautiful views.

Cabins have fully equipped kitchens for self-catering purposes with all the appliances and utensils required for comfortable vacation living and amenities in the cabins include wood-burning fireplaces, coffee makers, with complimentary coffee, tea, and hot cocoa, hairdryers, and iron and ironing boards (available in the lodge). Private entrances and patios add extra levels of privacy and seclusion and offer spectacular views of the surrounding landscapes.

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2.Restaurants / Room Service

Restaurants / Room Service
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A full breakfast buffet with hot and cold selections is available for guests every morning and features a variety of hot and cold dishes freshly prepared from locally sourced organic ingredients, including fresh fruit muffins, scones, hot-served southern biscuits, and toast to savory and sweet entrées. Breakfast is served in the elegant dining room with an early morning fresh coffee blend and tea service and a ‘special-order’ breakfast alternatives for early or late risers.

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3.Amenities/Recreational Activities

Amenities/Recreational Activities
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The Briar Patch Inn offers an array of amenities, including a full breakfast buffet served every morning, and wireless Internet, which is available at the lodge. Activities and adventures in and around the Inn include swimming and fishing in the nearby creeks, hiking one of the several trails in and around the Inn, shopping and sightseeing the many elegant boutiques, souvenir shops, and galleries.

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The Briar Patch Inn offers a variety of spa and massage services to guests and visitors in a beautiful and relaxing environment. Massages can be enjoyed in the comfort of guest rooms or in the outdoor creekside gazebo against a backdrop of tranquil views. Massage and body treatments include Relaxation Massages, Couple’s Massages, Hot or Cold Stone Therapy, Therapeutic Myofascial Release, Energy Balancing and Integrative Healing Massage, Jin Shin Jyutsu, and Briar Patch Facials.

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5.Thing to do in the surrounding area

Thing to do in the surrounding area
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The Briar Patch Inn is located in Sedona, which offers an array of indoor and outdoor attractions, including shopping, theater, art and festivals, and fine dining for culture buffs, as well as fishing, swimming, hiking, and bird-watching for outdoor enthusiasts and nature-lovers. Renowned for its majestic red rock formations and vortex sites, Sedona is popular with climbers, spiritual healers, and meditators. Other fun adventures in the area include aerial tours, jeep tours, horseback riding, and helicopter rides, and hot air balloon rides.

3190 North State Route 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336, website, Phone: 928-282-2342

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