Carefree Resort & Conference Center


37220 Mule Train Road
Carefree, AZ 85377


Celebrate a unique Arizona experience immersed in authentic Southwestern flavor and architecture at Carefree Resort & Conference Center. This 23-acre destination resort bursts with adventure and excitement and is just minutes from local attractions and the whimsical town centers of Carefree and Cave Creek. Unwind with a tennis match on one of the five lighted championship tennis courts or hone your swing on some of the area's most challenging golf courses. Indulge your mind, body and soul with a desert spa treatment at The Spa at Carefree or stroll through the Resort's beautiful Botanical Gardens to admire desert wildflowers, towering Saguaro, Prickly Pear Cacti, and a trickling stream. You'll discover an uncompromisingly authentic Southwestern vacation waiting for you at Carefree Resort & Conference Center, along with an array of amenities and activities to entertain and delight you.

Nestled in the foothills just north of Scottsdale, Carefree Resort & Conference Center boasts an array of unique accommodations tailored to meet every guests needs. Our 218 rooms and suites are spacious and serene, each with its own balcony or patio, offering spectacular views that celebrate the natural beauty and majesty of the Sonoran Desert. The entire property has been integrated into the natural surroundings, with indigenous plant life throughout the grounds.

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    Two Queen Beds Room Combining the spirit of the Old West with today’s modern amenities, our spacious resort rooms are comfortable and inviting, furnished with two queen beds.
    • Non-Smoking
    • 2 Queen
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    King Bed Room Rich wood tones indicative of western character and relaxed ambiance, our expansive Premier Rooms reflect a spirit of warmth and comfort. These rooms offer views of mountains, pool or desert.
    • Non-Smoking
    • 1 King
    • 2 Queen

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Lariat Restaurant

The Lariat, A mix of cowboy cuisine and Sonoran specialties await your dining pleasure in the Lariat Restaurant. Whether you are in the mood for thick, juicy steaks or succulent seafood, the Lariat can deliver. Also, be sure to check out our new extensive wine selection. Or, join us at the Lariat Bar for a juicy burger and an ice-cold beer.

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No matter what time of year you visit Carefree Resort & Conference Center, you can enjoy the sparkling blue waters of our desert oasis thanks to temperature controls that keeps the pool water warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Bikes are available for Carefree Resort's guests to use during their visit and may be rented at the Resort's Bell desk, Front Desk or through the Tennis Center. If tennis is your passion, you're in the right place. With five outdoor lighted US Open Blue Championship tennis courts, a tennis pro shop and our very own USPTA 1 Director of Tennis Glenn Gerbino, we serve up the finest tennis has to offer.

Salon / Spa, Housekeeping Service, Wi-Fi Available Throughout Hotel, Cable / Satellite Television Channels, Coffee Maker, Iron and Ironing Board, Cardio Equipment, Massage Services, Golf, Hiking, Tennis

*Additional fees may apply for select amenities and services.

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Please note: Guests will be required to present a valid photo ID and a credit card upon hotel check-in. Hotel package prices include room and room tax only, and do not cover incidental charges, parking fees, cleaning fees, or resort fees which some hotels may collect upon check-in. In most cases, guests must be at least 21 years old to check in and there must be one person at least 21 years old staying in each room. Most hotel check-in times are 2:00pm to 3:00pm and most hotel check-out times are 11:00am to 12:00pm. To avoid confusion, please note that your flight departure date and time may be different from your hotel checkout date and time.

Check-in: 4pm Check-out: 12pm Minimum Check-in Age: 18
Resort Fees Applicable: No
Parking Fees Applicable: No