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Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Was recommended Boulders by a few people at work as a great couples getaway. After browsing a few other resorts I decided to give it a try. Must be peak season as our Boulder "view" Casita was $549 for one night. Plus a $30 resort fee, taxes, and $25 for valet parking. We arrived and were pleased with the layout...

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Phoenix
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 14 January 2017

If spending some time alone or with someone special in a remote location in a luxury casita is appealing, then the Boulders is where you will want to come. It is located in the desert surrounded by boulders and it is a photographer's dream. Everyone there is so accommodating. The shuttle service is fast and they will take you anywhere...

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BouldersManager, Manager at Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for the recent review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Recently our property received a property wide upgrade to our internet services resulting in many positive comments from our guests. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon.

Renton, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Boulders from April 21-23. I liked pretty much everything about it for a short stay. The golf course was great, the spa great, and the food was very good. My only negatives were you had to get shuttled everywhere you went because you cannot park at your room and the drinks are outrageously overpriced. Bring your own...

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Seattle
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful location, but don't expect anything more then 2 star service. Also book online, they charge their longtime customers more than online customers. Room upgrades and waived resort fees are not offered to "valued" customers. Overall very poor experience will not be returning despite booking there for 15 yrs.

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BouldersManager, Manager at Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

We apologize to hear you do not plan on returning to our property. When upgrades are available we offer them to our guests. We appreciate the feedback and thank you for being a loyal guest of ours for so many years.

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Resort is situated in a beautiful natural setting, with abundant wildlife throughout the property. Enjoyed seeing many birds, rabbits, and lizards in the early morning hours, and the desert blooms and cacti on property were beautiful. That being said, Central Arizona as a whole is beautiful, and there are numerous resorts in and around Scottsdale with breathtaking views and upscale...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This may be great for golfers, but it is not a good choice for a three-generation family group of non-golfers. Pluses: beautiful setting, very helpful staff, lovely room, bobcat outside our balcony. Minuses: The main pool is too cold for a toddler, and there is no shade in the afternoons when the wind regularly forces them to take down the...

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BouldersManager, Manager at Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We appreciate the kind words you gave of the property but do apologize for some of the challenges you mentioned. We appreciate your feedback.

Greenville, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoy the flavor of Arizona! We had a very roomy casita with mesquite wood burning fireplace set in grounds landscaped like natural desert among great boulders. The food was excellent. The weather is near perfect this time of year. The Boulders provided a great venue for our business meetings in a desirable area. There was plenty to do on and...

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BouldersManager, Manager at Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

We have many activities to offer our guests both on the property and off the property. We are glad you got to experience some of them. We appreciate the review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

fantastic resort for families, many activities on site and arranged with concierge housekeeping couldn't do enough, keep our villa clean and orderly thoughout our stay stayed in three bedroom villa with outside grill and fireplace services excellent will return soon

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BouldersManager, Manager at Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed our villas which are perfect for family travel. We are glad the service you received was excellent as well. We appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hub took me here to run away from the kids for a night. Beautiful. We were upgraded to a CEO suite which was humungous. Loved the bathrooms! The grounds are beautiful. Paths all over. Bunnies running everywhere. So peaceful and outdoorsy. Ate at Spotted Donkey. The marketplace was a bit desolate, but the food was delish! When we checked...

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BouldersManager, Manager at Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

We are happy to hear our staff provided you great service and that you enjoyed the wonderful and beautiful scenery of the resort. We look forward to having you as our guest again.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel and immaculate grounds, rooms were recently renovated, we stayed in a one bedroom suite. Our first day we could tell that they were not staffed properly. For the value this is not what we expect from a five-star hotel. We can highly recommend Paolo Verde as a delicious dining experience, and the spa café for a wonderful staff...

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BouldersManager, Manager at Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback you have provided. We finished a major renovation in 2015 and have gotten wonderful feedback on it. We appreciate the review.

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to a secluded haven amid the natural splendor of painted desert sand, towering cacti, and clear, blue sky - The Boulders. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton

Address: 34631 N. Tom Darlington Drive, Carefree, AZ 85263
Region: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Carefree
Price Range: $229 - $939 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton 5*
Number of rooms: 223
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Also Known As:
The Boulders, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel Carefree
The Waldorf Astoria Collection Carefree
The Boulders Resort And Golden Door Spa
Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection By Hilton Carefree, Arizona
The Boulders Resort Luxury
Boulder Arizona
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“If you are without a car ask to be close to the main lodge.”
JenB500, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try for a room located between the spa and the main lodge so that everything is in easy walking distance”
Marclaw, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book a Stand Alone Casita! Beware of guests above you, walls extremely thin!”
Anett01, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Do NOT stay in a 1st floor room! You will hear everything from the 2nd floor room above you.”
UsingCommonSense, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The resort is large, best to stay near the attractions you are using the most, i.e. the spa, the golf course, etc.”
Alissa0099, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
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