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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing. If you like birds, peace & tranquility then this is the place for you. My family & I rented cabin #5, which is the only deluxe cabin (cabin #18 is a deluxe casita), and it was super nice. Clean, well equipped and roomy. The staff at the gift shop are really nice & welcoming. The bird... More 

Thank Angelina_Balerina_8
Scottsville, New York, United States
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I stayed here prior to a hike we planned to do in the area. It was very nice. The Cabin (#5) was very comfortable. We watched the football game and had some wine and cheese. I loved it. The next time I'll bring the Mrs. After we did our hike the next day we stopped by the... More 

Thank NYHikerJohn
Madison, WI
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable stay for two nights in this quiet canyon lodge. As an older lodge in a more remote location it is not glitzy and loaded with electronics, but for a quiet stay in a fabulous birding location with amazing birds coming to their feeders, this can not be beat. We stayed in Casita #10, which had a nice view... More 

Thank KKPT
Hickory, North Carolina
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127 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed in casita #2. It had a nice view of the stream below. However, the next casita had a little deck where one could sit and look at the feeders (#4). The hummingbirds were still present, although it was pretty late in the season. I would like to see numbers put on the hummingbird feeders the way they are... More 

1 Thank Thea2
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Very enjoyable in this unique bird habitat. The cabin was quiet although we enjoyed the river rushing by. Lots of birds, pleasant workers and the cooler mountain canyon. The bed was good, the cabin quiet. Note there is no food closer than 25 minutes.

1 Thank Don P
San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Don't expect the 4Seasons. But for what it is, very good. Air conditioning worked well. Bed was good. Room was clean. Shower not so good but amenities galore. No restaurant - you have to drive to Green Valley about 20 minutes for food. But there's a kitchenette so bring your own. Staff exceptionally nice. WIFI slow but working.

Thank friesengerald
San Diego
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

If you love birds, especially humming birds, Madera Canyon is an excellent location to see a myriad of them and Santa Rita Lodge is a great place to stay if you want quick access. We stayed in one of the cabins which was quiet and comfortable. The bed was fine and there was plenty of room to move around. We... More 

Thank Kevin O
Portal, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 2 August 2016

A great place to stay, especially if you're a birder. The feeding stations are a great place to see many species of hummingbirds, some otherwise seen only in Mexico, or elsewhere along the border. The only thing I would suggest is to have a hook on the back of the bathroom door for your clothes. There isn't anyplace to put... More 

Thank PortalLori
Williamsburg, Kentucky
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Came to view birds, especially hummingbirds, and this was a great spot. Tons of birds with a nice seating area. Met other birders and learned some new things. Our room was very cozy. Bring food to fix in your room. No restaurant there. But kitchens in rooms. We will be back.

Thank birdlover36
Dallas, TX
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Madera Canyon is famous as a birding destination and it did not disappoint. Our cabin next to the feeder area had turkeys in the front yard. All the cabins are but a short walk to the feeders which attract a variety to birds all day long. There are a number of hiking trails in the canyon which I would love... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Santa Rita Lodge

Address: 1218 S. Madera Canyon Road, Madera Canyon, AZ 85614
Region: United States > Arizona > Madera Canyon
Price Range: $98 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Santa Rita Hotel Sahuarita
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“Cell service is very spotty and wifi is extremely slow and imited. Use the free dvds offered in the gift shop as there is limited service.”
 of 5 bubbles Thea2, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All cabins and casitas offer excellent viewing. Cabins offer better amenities.”
 of 5 bubbles DonN_11, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 9 on a corner/end and most private. Picnic table, deck, & porch swing.”
 of 5 bubbles 223KatheL, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“Get the deluxe cabin”
 of 5 bubbles 12311944, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Cell phone service is spotty. You have to walk a few blocks down the mountain for reception.”
 of 5 bubbles arroya, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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