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Amara Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel

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#10 of 48 Hotels in Sedona
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 25 March 2014 via mobile

You would think that by reserving a "patio room" you would be getting a room with a patio, right? Not at Amara "Resort." When I inquired at the front desk why my patio room doesn't have a patio, I was told that all the second floor rooms are called patio rooms, even though they don't have patios. Okay. I asked...

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Patrick G, General Manager at Amara Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Bob B, Thank you for sharing your experience and nice comments about the staff. I’m sorry we didn’t honor your request or offer for you to move rooms and instead made it more confusing for you. We will certainly use this as a learning opportunity with the team. Warm regards, Patrick Gaskin General Manager

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 24 March 2014

We spent 3 nights here during our spring break trip with our 9 and 7 year-old daughters. I think the hotel (I have a hard time calling it a resort) would be okay for adults, but it wasn't really geared toward families. The room was a tight fit for 4 people and had only 2 small drawers for clothes. 3...

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Patrick G, General Manager at Amara Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

AmyFK, Thank you for sharing your feedback. I am sorry to hear that we didn’t make you or your children feel at home. We had several opportunities to do so and just didn’t make it happen and clearly missed the mark (crayons and coloring books, welcome gift at check-in, board games, and children’s movies all things we have but never...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Had everything we've come to expect from Kimpton - a nicer, contemporary hotel with generally helpful staff. It was a good price in a convenient location, and a helpful shuttle and valet. Very nice view with a nice hike along the river. A few things that disappointed us though: We had to call twice to ask for a crib, and...

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Patrick G, General Manager at Amara Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Drsteph1, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and helpful feedback. We appreciate your Kimpton loyalty and trying out the newest addition to the family. The property will receive a face lift this upcoming summer and you will see that Kimpton flare in the décor as well as addressing the mobility of getting around the property. My...

Hudson, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 March 2014

This is so conveniently located to Uptown Sedona, you are right in the middle of all the action. Just a short walk up the hill and you are right in the midst of all the shops and restaurants. The views by the pool are spectacular and the grounds are very pretty. We especially liked the pool area, although the pool...

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Patrick G, General Manager at Amara Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

LKHughes, I appreciate you sharing your experience at the Amara. It’s great to hear the entire family enjoyed their time with us. The pool is great place to relax and take in the natural beauty surrounding the property. Wine hour is always the best hour of the day and the shuttle is great way to explore after enjoying a few...

TO
Reviewed 20 March 2014

I love the property, with great views and restaurants nearby. You get peace and quiet from Oak Creek, but yet, close to all the action. The resort is seeing wear (still in very good condition) but it is going through reno in the coming year. The service is very good and I got the stuff I wanted when asked. Love...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 19 March 2014

The Amara is a very nice hotel... That is if you can get the right room to stay in. There are these doors that connect different parts of the building together. Many people tend to walk through these doors, sometimes late at night. If at all possible, try to get a room away from the door. We stayed here for...

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Patrick G, General Manager at Amara Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Sam K , Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience. I am thrilled that you and your family had an amazing time. You hit all the perks of being a Kimpton In-Touch member (free wifi, raid the bar card, credit for your stay, etc.) as well as the wine hour at night and coffee in the morning. Chef Ric is...

Ohio
Reviewed 12 March 2014

The Amara has many good things going for it, but doesn't quite make it as excellent. Don't expect much of a red rock view, even if you are supposedly getting a room with a view. It's kind of like the hotels with an ocean view that you can only see by looking between the buildings. I know it's easier to...

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Patrick G, General Manager at Amara Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings gbthree, Thank you for the kind words about the staff. They really are amazing. I’m glad you took advantage of the shuttle service and the wine hour. The wine hour is my favorite hour of the day, as you meet some truly incredible people from all over the world and can share your adventures from the day. We certainly...

Silicon Valley, CA
Reviewed 10 March 2014

we stayed there for 4 nights, here is our experience: pros: - people were super friendly, especially the valet parking guys - great organic tea in the lobby in the morning cons: - almost every day one or both of of our keys were not working - the door was jammed, you had to push very hard to get in...

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Patrick G, General Manager at Amara Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Silicon Valley_Gal, Thank you for sharing your experience regarding your recent visit. The team is incredible and takes great pride in what they do. The complimentary coffee and tea is a great way to start your day whether you are sitting in the lobby or out on the patio gazing at the incredible views. I appreciate the feedback to...

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 5 March 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Amara. Check in was seamless. Valet guys are really nice and efficient. The concierge girl was also very helpful. Resort itself looks pretty nice. We did not get to experience everything the hotel has to offer. It was pretty rainy during our stay. We still managed to use the hot tub and pool area....

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Patrick G, General Manager at Amara Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings olivebaby. I’m thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time at the Amara. The staff is unbelievable and love what they do. Wine hour each night is a great deal of fun and we can always get you a non alcoholic beverage of your choice as well. I’m glad you enjoyed the spectacular views surrounding the property from your room...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 March 2014

A nice luxury hotel but was quite short staffed during the winter holidays which led to some disappointments. The concierge was on vacation (on vacation during a vacation week!) and the front desk staff seemed to have limited knowledge about the surrounding area. The restaurant was also low on staff, leading to 1 customer (not me) walking out angrily without...

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Patrick G, General Manager at Amara Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Neur14, Thank you for taking the time to share your honest feedback about your recent stay. I am sorry to hear we missed the mark during your visit. I appreciate you sharing as we will use it as an opportunity to improve our service levels and overall guest experience. It is a fairly small area but we would...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The AAA Four-Diamond Amara Resort Hotel & Spa is a modern sanctuary that offers the best of all worlds. Ideally located in the Uptown area of America's most neautiful place, Sedona, Arizona. Welcome to the Amara Resort and Spa. We invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy the many recent enhancements to our property. All guest rooms include luxurious bed linens, robes, in room safes and refrigerators, in addition to a balcony offering spectacular views of the Sedona red rocks or our gardens. Enjoy in room dining or the sounds of live music at Hundred Rox, our indoor/outdoor three meal a day restaurant. Treat yourself to a massage or hot stone treatment at The Spa or sit by our infinity pool and soak in the spirit of Sedona and the Amara Resort and Spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amara Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel

Address: 100 Amara Lane, Sedona, AZ 86336-5174
Region: United States > Arizona > Sedona
Price Range: €237 - €491 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amara Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Amara Hotel, Restaurant Hotel Sedona
Amara Hotel, Restaurant And Spa
Amara Resort Sedona
Amara Hotel Sedona
Amara Sedona
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Sedona
#4 Spa Hotel in Sedona
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Sedona
#7 Family Hotel in Sedona
#10 Romantic Hotel in Sedona
#12 Business Hotel in Sedona
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“all the rooms are good, just go in the off season”
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“A room overlooking the courtyard on the second floor is ideal.”
wmjotown, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor overlooking pool”
356edwardp, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“My room was on the first floor at the far end of the hotel. The river is a bonus. The pool can be noisy.”
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“Rooms near the pool and garden are great.”
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