Luxury getaways are all about relaxation, beautiful scenery and getting away from the daily routine. Check into one of these stylish inns, hotels and resorts where you can relax with massages, lounge in the sun next to the pool and play a few rounds of golf.

The properties that made our list are famous for their five star service and fabulous accommodations. All have excellent restaurants where you can celebrate a special occasion, plan a romantic proposal and sample new flavors.

1. Chateau Du Sureau, Oakhurst

Chateau Du Sureau, Oakhurst
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A member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux group, Chateau du Sureau is a wonderful choice for a special celebration or a romantic weekend getaway in Oakhurst. The hotel is located close to Yosemite in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Each of the luxuriously appointed guestrooms and suites has been individually decorated to create a gracious and calming ambiance. A walk through the gardens will reveal surprises around every corner.

The elegant and luxurious spa is sure to rejuvenate and invigorate even the weariest of bodies and minds. Days can be spent relaxing around the pool or exploring Yosemite, before returning to the Chateau for a romantic dinner. More info

48388 Victoria Lane, Oakhurst, CA 93644, Phone: 559 683 6860

2. InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf
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InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf is a modern glass-fronted upscale hotel located in the lively Washington D.C. Wharf neighborhood, along the mile-long pier on the Potomac River. It is surrounded by excellent restaurants, shops, and endless activities and is only 2 miles from the White House and a mile from the National Mall, monuments, and museums. The hotel’s rooms and suites are modern and sleek with soft colors and have all the latest amenities such as smart TVs, Nespresso machines, minibars, and Wi-Fi. Some rooms have wonderful views of the river and the city. Suites have Bose sound systems, living rooms, and Juliette balconies. A two-story suite has a large wrap-around balcony. The guests enjoy a spa, a rooftop swimming pool, a gym, and an elegant art deco-style restaurant.

801 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC 20024, Phone: 202-800-0844

3. Historic Hotel Bethlehem

Historic Hotel Bethlehem
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Historic Hotel Bethlehem is the perfect place for a weekend getaway in the historic town of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The current hotel is built on the site of a much earlier hotel, the Golden Eagle Hotel which was built in 1794 and was in use until 1919. Historic Hotel Bethlehem is now over 100 years old and has been fully restored to its 1922 elegance. It boasts 125 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites which are filled with historic charm alongside modern conveniences. You can enjoy your meals at the Tap Room 1741, where breakfast, lunch and dinner are served. Bethlehem, PA is rich in historic and cultural attractions, most of which are located within walking distance of the hotel.

437 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018, Phone: 855 264 2598

4. The Betsy in South Beach

The Betsy in South Beach
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Plan a weekend getaway to South Beach, Florida and stay at The Betsy. The hotel offers an intimate Garden Pool, private spa treatments and a modern American steakhouse restaurant.

The hotel is located in the heart of the Art Deco district, just across the street from the beach. Relax and unwind at the roof-top solarium and spa with views of the Atlantic. The hotel's 61 guest rooms and suites feature custom built poster beds, dark black walnut hardwood floors and fine Frette linens.

If you are planning a romantic getaway, splurge on one of the Superior Suites which overlook the pool. These suites offer 550 square feet of living space, including a separate living and entertaining area. More info

1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139, Phone: 305-531-6100

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5. The Jacquard, a Luxury Hotel in Denver

The Jacquard, a Luxury Hotel in Denver
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Located mere minutes from some of Denver's prettiest parks, best restaurants, and top tourist attractions, The Jacquard is one of the Colorado capital's most prestigious luxury hotels. Offering beautiful accommodation and excellent facilities, the Jacquard Hotel can make your Denver trip truly unforgettable in all the right ways.

Guests staying at the Jacquard Hotel will be able to choose from a wonderful array of rooms and suites. The hotel is equipped with over 200 rooms and suites, a fitness room with state-of-the-art exercise equipment and machines for those who like to stay active on vacation. More info

222 Milwaukee St, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: 303-515-2000

6. Harvest Inn in Napa

Harvest Inn in Napa
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Harvest Inn by Charlie Palmer in Napa has 74 accommodations, two swimming pools, and a spa with indoor and outdoor facilities. The rooms are divided into four neighborhoods - the Manor, the Grove, the Vineyard and the Fountain. The Manor has English Tudor styled rooms with brick fireplaces and a picturesque view of the vineyard and the Mayacamas Mountains. The Grove has quaint cottage-style rooms as well as a koi pond. The Vineyard has a pool, spa and a panoramic a Vineyard View Terrace. It offers rooms with whirlpools and fireplaces which are perfect for couples. The Fountain has modern rooms with contemporary gas fireplaces, large bathtubs, and patio views of the courtyard fountains.

Admire art in the sculpture garden, take a dip in one of the two outdoor heated pools or find relaxation at the full-service spa. Events can be held in the 1,050-square-foot Vineyard View Room which opens directly onto the Vineyard Terrace, a 1,600-square-foot outdoor patio. The 1,500-square-foot Fountain View has a gas fireplace and plenty of natural light. The outdoor Fountain Terrace can accommodate 110 people. The Wine Country kitchen opens onto a Terrace with a beautiful view of the winery and can accommodate 50 people for a culinary event.

Harvest Inn, 1 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574, Phone: 707-963-9463

7. Westglow Resort and Spa in North Carolina

Westglow Resort and Spa in North Carolina
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Westglow Resort and Spa in North Carolina is a restored Greek Revival mansion with a full-service wellness and fitness center. The resort offers a variety of accommodations, including guest rooms, suites and lodges. Each room is uniquely decorated to create a fresh and relaxing atmosphere for guests. The spa has a staff-to-guest ratio of three-to-one and offers an extensive list of services including acupuncture treatments, facials, body treatments, and salon services. Relax in the spa’s whirlpool, go for a swim in the heated indoor pool, and rejuvenate in the dry sauna.

The state of the art conference facility has Power Point capabilities, teleconferencing and multi-media technology. Exercise or take a fitness class at the Life Enrichment Center, which has the latest weight-training and cardiovascular conditioning equipment. Rowland’s Restaurant serves fresh seafood, prime steaks and savory game meats.

Westglow Resort, 224 Westglow Circle, Blowing Rock, NC 28605, Phone: 828-295-4463

8. L’Auberge Carmel in California

L’Auberge Carmel in California
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L’Auberge Carmel in Carmel is a beautiful Relais and Châteaux property with 20 luxurious guest rooms and a Forbes Five Star Restaurant. There are nine different types of guest rooms, ranging in size from 250 to 450 square feet. Each guest room was individually designed and features floor heating in the bathrooms, French windows, and the finest linens and down bedding. The rooms have an old world feel that is showcased through original photography, coved plaster walls and antique doorknobs. Enter deep relaxation with an in-room massage or spa service.

Aubergine restaurant serves a complimentary breakfast of local coffee, freshly-squeezed orange juice, a fresh fruit plate, two perfectly cooked eggs, and a house-made breakfast pastry. For dinner, Aubergine offers two choices of menus along with wines from their 2,500-bottle wine cellar. Travel only three miles south of Carmel to Point Lobos Natural Reserve where sea otters, jellyfish, seals, whales and other sea life can be spotted.

Monte Verde St, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921, Phone: 831-624-8578

9. La Posada de Santa Fe

La Posada de Santa Fe
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La Posada de Santa Fe is a luxury resort located on six acres in downtown Santa Fe, featuring adobe-style architecture, a spa and a heated outdoor pool. The hotel is near Santa Fe's historic Plaza, art galleries, museums, restaurants and boutique shopping, offering many activities for couples and families. Visit the spa for a wide selection of soothing and nurturing treatments inspired by the American Southwest. The 128 casita-style rooms are located on the resort's six landscaped acres, many with romantic fireplaces and patios. The rooms are furnished in Southwestern style with vibrant colors and traditional viga and latilla ceilings. Luxury suites feature original works of art from famous art galleries. There are two casual dining venues, the Staab House and the health-conscious Patio Restaurant which serves Southwestern and Contemporary American cuisine. In the summer, the area around Santa Fe offers golf, rafting, hiking and fishing, while in the winter you can enjoy downhill and cross-country skiing.

330 East Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501, Phone: 505-986-0000

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10. Delamar Greenwich Harbor in Connecticut

Delamar Greenwich Harbor in Connecticut
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Plan a Connecticut weekend getaway at Delamar Greenwich Harbor. The hotel has its own private marina and a relaxing spa. 82 elegant rooms and suites are decorated in European style, and many overlook the the ocean. Ask about the concierge level accommodations on the top floor, offering scenic views. he spa offers facials, massages, body treatments and other services. You can purchase a package for some head-to-toe relaxation. The fitness center is open 24 hours a day and is complimentary to all guests.

L'Escale Restaurant and Bar is a waterfront restaurant serving an innovative Mediterranean cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Delicious brunch is served on Sundays. During the warmer season, enjoy al fresco dining with a view. If you want to bring your pet along, the property offers a pet program, including services, such as walking, grooming, and local pet activities. There are seven "pet friendly" accommodations - be sure to book early, especially during the holiday weekends. More ideas: Day Trips from DC

500 Steamboat Road, Greenwich, CT 06830, Phone: 866-335-2627

11. The Inn & Spa at Motchanin Village in Delaware

The Inn & Spa at Motchanin Village in Delaware
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The Inn & Spa at Motchanin Village in Wilmington, Delaware has a spa, fitness center and a great restaurant. Stay in one of the 28 guest rooms and enjoy 19th century antique furniture, deluxe private baths, dual-line telephones and free Wi-Fi. All of the bathrooms have been completely renovated into modern marbled beauties. The Spa at Montchanin Village provides massage, body treatments and facials. The hotel has several event venues: the Dilwyne Conference Room and the Crow’s Nest with capacities of 40, and the Carpenter House Executive Boardroom with a capacity of 16. Krazy Kat’s Restaurant serves fresh seasonal Northeast cuisine with an eclectic fine dining menu. The Inn is one mile form Winterthur Museum Garden & Library, 6 miles from Longwood Gardens, and Brandywine River Museum, and 7 miles from Brandywine Battlefield and Chadds Ford Historical Society.

The Inn & Spa at Motchanin Village, 528 Montchanin Road, Wilmington, DE 19710, Phone: 302-888-2133

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12. Hotel Adagio in San Francisco

Hotel Adagio in San Francisco
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The sleek and modern Hotel Adagio in San Francisco has 171 spacious rooms and suites with city views, Egyptian cotton linens, HD LCD TVs, premium sound systems, refrigerators, green-certified bath products and double-pane windows. The 900-square-foot Stone Suite is the most spacious and offers a breathtaking view of the city on level 16. The suite has a master bedroom with a king-size bed, a bath, and a separate living room with a decorative fireplace.

Hotel Adagio offers a variety of meeting spaces, including the 900-square-foot Ensemble, which is perfect for corporate meetings or intimate weddings, the 630-square-foot Marque which is suitable as a pre-function space, the 720-square-foot Williams Street with 14-foot ceilings and a grand fireplace, and the 400-square-foot Cottage Place which is best for gatherings of 35 people or less. Finally, there is the 400-square-foot Maggie Alley Terrace for outdoor celebrations under the San Francisco sky. Enjoy a cocktail crafted by a mixologist at the Mortimer Bar & Lounge, which also serves locally brewed beer and modern cuisine. Have breakfast in the Green Room, which serves farm-fresh favorites every morning.

550 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, Phone: 415-775-5000

13. Rancho Valencia Resort in California

Rancho Valencia Resort in California
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Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa offers 49 luxury casitas surrounded by courtyard and fountains. Spend your weekend relaxing next to the Rancho Valencia outdoor swimming pool or book a massage in your own suite. The outdoor patio has a fireplace where you can sip cocktails and enjoy the garden surroundings. The hotel has two excellent restaurants serving Coastal Ranch cuisine and a diverse selection of wines.

5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067, Phone: 858-756-1123

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14. The Allison Inn & Spa in Oregon

The Allison Inn & Spa in Oregon
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Nestled in Oregon’s Willamette Valley and surrounded by snowcapped mountain ranges, a patchwork of agricultural farmlands and rolling Pinot Noir vineyards, LEED Gold - certified Allison Inn & Spa is an out-of-this-world wine country escape. In an artful assimilation of functional design and luxurious comfort, 77 deluxe guest rooms and 8 suites are beautifully appointed with contemporary décor in warm, natural hues and boast oversized windows that embrace panoramic vistas of the countryside. Suites have cozy gas fireplaces, fully stocked wet bars, and handcrafted furnishings, while state-of-the-art sound systems, complimentary Wi-Fi, and movies-on-demand provide connectivity and in-room entertainment. Savor the agricultural bounty of the Valley through the extensive culinary offerings at The Allison, from casual dining at the Open Kitchen to fine gourmet fare at Jory Restaurant and Bar. Spend your vacation days exploring the magnificent wine region around the hotel, taking in the breath-taking scenery and tasting some of the world’s best wines.

2525 Allison Lane, Newberg, OR 97132, Phone: 503-554-2525

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15. The Inn at Palmetto Bluff in South Carolina

The Inn at Palmetto Bluff in South Carolina
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Surrounded by 20,000 acres of natural beauty in South Carolina, the Inn at Palmetto Bluff offers travelers a wide selection of things to do. The resort is a beautiful spot for honeymooners, offering luxurious cottages and many activities. Play golf, kayak down the waterways, take a walking tour, go swimming and bicycling on your trip. The resort has a full-service spa with natural surroundings and an extensive menu of services. Choose from treatments for golfers, organic facials and services for couples.

The May River Golf Club at Palmetto Bluff, designed by Jack Nicklaus, has a practice facility and a restaurant. Accommodation options include cottages, Cottage Suites and Village Rental Homes. Cottages measure around 1,140 square feet in size and have pine floors, vaulted ceilings, plasma television, a fireplace, screened in porch and water views. Cottage Suites are one-bedroom suites that measure 1,340 square feet in size. If you are planning a family weekend getaway, the Village homes come in two, three and four-bedroom configurations, ideal for a group of travelers. There is high-speed internet access in all guest accommodations. Dining options range from casual meals overlooking the golf course to fine gourmet dining for couples. The best way to get there is to fly to Savannah Airport and rent a car. Rates start from $395 per night.

476 Mount Pelia Road, Bluffton, SC 29910, Phone: 843-706-6500

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16. The French Quarter Inn in Charleston

The French Quarter Inn in Charleston
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If you are looking for the perfect weekend getaway filled with sightseeing and shopping in a historic city, check into the French Quarter Inn in Charleston, South Carolina. Located in the heart of the Historic District, the property offers travelers stylish accommodations and friendly service. The property overlooks the historic Market where you will find local crafts, boutique shops and gourmet food. Explore the city using one of the complimentary bicycles or go on a romantic carriage ride.

Ask for a Corner Terrace King Room which has a large terrace overlooking the city rooftops. Inside the room, you will find a 40-inch flat screen TV, a Blu-Ray DVD player, docking station and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet. The luxurious pillow menu lets you choose the best pillow to get a good night's sleep. If you would like even more space, you can check into the Premium Market View Balcony Suite, the Deluxe Market View Terrace Suite or the Grand Market View Terrace Suite. These stunning suites all have a large private terrace, a romantic fireplace and a view of the open air market. Luxury amenities include Champagne upon check-in, afternoon wine and cheese reception, and freshly baked cookies and milk each evening with Port.

166 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401, Phone: 843-722-1900

17. The Wigwam Golf Resort & Spa in Arizona

The Wigwam Golf Resort & Spa in Arizona
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The Wigwam Golf Resort & Spa is a unique golf resort in Arizona that will delight passionate players with its three 18-hole championship courses. Each course, The Gold, The Blue and The Red, offers a unique challenge. Two of the courses were designed by the legendary designer Robert Trent Jones, Sr. They feature lush greens and spectacular desert scenery. Allow some time to relax at the Red Door Spa which measures 16,000 square feet in size and includes six massage rooms, four state-of-the-art deluxe wet rooms, separate men's and women's locker rooms, relaxation rooms, a cafe, a juice and elixir bar, and other facilities. The resort makes it easy for couples to plan a getaway where one plays golf and the other indulges at the unique spa.

300 East Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park, AZ 85340, Phone: 623-935-3811

18. The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
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The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel is a stunning Mediterranean-style luxury hotel standing on a 150-foot bluff overlooking the ocean, about a mile from the Monarch Beach Golf Links and a short drive to the Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano. Rooms are elegant, with soothing color scheme and dark wood furniture. All have free wifi, 42-inch flat-screen TVs and patios or balconies.

Some rooms at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel have outdoor fireplaces. Guests enjoy fee yoga classes, tennis courts, a beauty spa with sauna and steam rooms, a beach shuttle, two pools and two hot tubs. There are also several dining options including enoSTEAK steakhouse, an outdoor lounge with the view of the ocean and an informal restaurant serving Pan-Latin coastal cuisine.

One Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629, Phone: 949-240-2000

19. The Essex Resort & Spa in Vermont

The Essex Resort & Spa in Vermont
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The Essex Resort & Spa in Vermont has a spa, two golf courses and a gourmet restaurant. Visit during the fall foliage weeks in early October to enjoy amazing display of changing colors. If you go in the winter, there is great downhill and cross-country skiing nearby.

70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452, Phone: 800-727-4295

20. The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge in North Carolina

The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge in North Carolina
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The Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge in Charlotte, North Carolina is a great getaway for couples and families. Spend your weekend playing golf and tennis, while relaxing at the spa. There are 200 guest rooms and suites, 36 lodge rooms and a four-bedroom cottage. The Lodge at Ballantyne is a stylish mountain-style hunting lodge which can be rented for meetings, weddings and other special occasions. Guest accommodations feature 10 foot ceilings, luxurious beds, and bathrooms with a seamless glass shower and separate oval bath tub. The day spa offers treatments for men and women, a fitness facility, an indoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool.

10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28277, Phone: 704-248-4000

21. The Blackstone Hotel, Chicago

The Blackstone Hotel, Chicago
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Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the Blackstone Hotel has been welcoming visitors for more than 100 years. Completed in 1910, the Blackstone has been a favorite Chicago home from home for a long string of celebrities. Completely renovated and revamped in the early 2000’s, this iconic hotel is an obvious choice for business or leisure visitors. Modern, sleek and elegant rooms offer all the necessary modern necessities and if you choose a suite you will benefit from a separate dining and lounge area. The welcoming Mercat de la Planxa restaurant serves delicious tapas and cocktails in the evenings and brunch on Saturday and Sunday.

636 South Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, Phone: 312 447 0955

22. Castle Hotel & Spa

Castle Hotel & Spa
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Castle Hotel & Spa is an easy getaway from busy Manhattan. The castle is surrounded by a quiet countryside, letting you rejuvenate in a calm setting. The property is a favorite with couples looking to celebrate a special occasion in a romantic setting. Lounge by the pool and explore the unique grounds while staying in one of the 31 newly renovated guest rooms.

400 Benedict Avenue, Tarrytown, NY 10591, Phone: 800-616-4487

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23. Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
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Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa is an upscale resort hotel standing on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It is only three miles from Salt Creek Beach Park and eight miles from Laguna Beach. The rooms are spacious, modern and chic, featuring marble bathrooms, private balconies, minibars, coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and Wi-Fi. Suites add separate living/dining rooms. Upgraded rooms have fantastic ocean views. Guests enjoy an oceanfront restaurant, a lounge with a terrace, two outdoor pools, a gym, a kids' splash zone, a spa with a sauna, a business center, large event space and tennis and volleyball courts. Access to the beach and harbor is only a short walk away.

25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629, Phone: 949-661-5000

24. The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa

The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa
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The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa is a beautiful oceanfront resort that was named as one of the American South's top resorts for 2017 by Condé Nast Traveler. Luxurious guest rooms and suites offer signature Westin Heavenly Beds and fine in-room amenities such as rainforest showers, backlit vanity mirrors, mini fridges, and iHome entertainment centers. Upgraded suites offer private living room spaces, wet bars, and balconies with ocean views. Three spacious pools offer poolside cabanas and cocktails, while a full-service spa serves up massages and wellness treatments. Other amenities include five onsite dining experiences, a WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio, and the adjacent Port Royal Golf and Racquet Club.

Two Grasslawn Ave, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, Phone: 843-681-4000

25. Orchards Inn Sedona

Orchards Inn Sedona
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Travelers will find the laid-back Orchards Inn hotel situated along Arizona State Route 89A in the marvelous desert city of Sedona. The hotel’s guests will enjoy gorgeous and unobstructed views of Sedona’s majestic red rocks including the world-famous Snoopy Rock. They’ll be just steps from Uptown Sedona’s chic art galleries, fine gift shops, trendy boutiques, and sensational dining. Guests staying here will also appreciate the hotel’s close proximity to popular hiking trails that include the Boynton Canyon Trail, West Fork Oak Creek Trail, and Airport Mesa. The hotel offers bright and airy rooms equipped with either a patio or balcony, tasteful décor, and contemporary furnishings. Hotel amenities include a complimentary daily breakfast, hot tub, and heated pool.

254 N. Highway 89A, Sedona, AZ, Phone: 855-474-7719

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