4.6 out of 5

When you stay at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa in Paradise Valley, you'll be next to a golf course and convenient to Camelback Mountain and Franciscan Renewal Center.

This 5-star resort is within close proximity of The Palms and Scottsdale Fashion Square.

Make yourself at home in one of the 105 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and iPod docking stations. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters and Frette Italian sheets. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 3 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a steam room. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Satisfy your appetite at the resort's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Paradise Valley? This resort has 3200 square feet (297 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Free valet parking is available onsite.

Property Features

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a spa tub. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces.

Business amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event space at this resort measures 3200 square feet (297 square meters) and includes conference space. A fitness center, a steam room, and spa services are also featured at the luxury Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa. Free self parking and valet parking are available.

Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Paradise Valley resort.

  • 1 floor
  • 105 guestrooms or units
  • 8 conference rooms
  • 3200 sq ft of conference space
  • 297 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2002
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa offers 105 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and DVD players. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature Frette Italian sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include laptop-compatible safes and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast for a fee.

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa has a restaurant serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The extensive spa—open to guests 16 and older—offers indoor and outdoor treatment rooms, a private treatment suite for one or two, a movement studio, and a meditation garden with reflecting pool. The resort also offers a large, outdoor, infinity-edge pool. There are also six tennis courts and tennis clinics; private lessons are available for a surcharge. Biking and hiking trails are located nearby; guided hikes and mountain bike rentals are offered (surcharge).

On Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, guests 15 and under are not allowed to access the infinity pool. There are 2 satellite pools that families with children 15 and under are free to enjoy.

A variety of classes includes aerobics, yoga, and Pilates. The fitness center has cardio machines with built-in TVs and headsets as well as strength-training equipment. Private training and private health and nutrition counseling are available (surcharge).

At least 8 golf courses are within 5 miles of the resort, and dozens more are distributed throughout the Scottsdale-Phoenix area. Horseback riding is available nearby.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

Sanctuary Spa is an intimate retreat offering a menu of Asian-inspired treatments in 12 indoor and outdoor treatment rooms. Enhanced by modern architecture and a breathtaking setting, the spa's relaxing meditation garden, boutique, reflecting pond, and Watsu pool provide a tranquil experience. Spa services and classes in the state-of-the-art fitness center and movement studio include Pilates, meditation, Yoga, and fitness and nutrition consultations. Body wraps and scrubs are also offered in the spa's 12 treatment rooms.

It is best to book spa treatments two weeks prior to the stay. Guests may contact the resort using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking via this Web site.

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 12 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!

Pets

  • Pets: USD 100.00 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 100.00 per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 50 lb)

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 30.00 and USD 50.00 for adults, USD 30.00 and USD 50.00 for children (approximately)
  • Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 100.00 per pet, per stay
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Camelback Mountain Sanctuary
  • Resort Sanctuary
  • Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Paradise Valley
  • Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort
  • Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort Paradise Valley
  • Sanctuary Camelback Resort
  • Sanctuary Mountain Resort
  • Sanctuary Resort Camelback
  • Sanctuary Resort Camelback Mountain

You should know

Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.