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Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn

PricelineUS$ 109*
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Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 321*
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for a week during the PGA golf tournament. It was very clean with friendly employees. Full Breakfast served daily. We would definitely stay here again. The Happy hour in the sports bar with snacks was a plus.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This throwback from another era motel offers a convenient location to airport, Phoenix, and Scottsdale. The retro feel provides the right touch for this great value motel. The staff is very gracious and competent and the free hot breakfast is better than most.

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Teaticket, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is located near Old Scottsdale and near the Botanical Gardens. Staff will bend over backwards to ensure your stay is pleasant. Free WiFi and free breakfast. Pool and outdoor aviary full of parakeets.

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Thank Maurice T
Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this hotel! It's older, but the rooms have been renovated nicely and everything else is well-maintained. All rooms are inside a securely locked area, surrounding a delightful courtyard with a small pool, aviary with birds, a swing, giant chess game, and lots of grass. Dining room is retro in a cool way. Bar is to-die-for retro!! Staff was quite...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked the motel. it was very clean and quite. Except for the loud birds, there is a cage of birds! The pool is small but alway clean. and if you like the 70s decor you will love the retro modern feel of the place.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little hotel a bit old but fairly prized. Rooms feels old but they are clean and good sized. A little small pool area, clean pool. Wifi was good without interruptions, a standard free breakfast is included and that works okay but you can order whatever you like. The gym isn't that good. Overall a nice stay

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Le Mars, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel amenities were OK, and the breakfast was OK, but I was very disappointed in our check in. We arrived late, although we did have a credit card on file. After we got to our room we realized they switched us (w/o informing us) to a different room - one with one bed and a sofa bed instead of...

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Fort Worth, TX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I work in scottsdale every month for a few days, and have bounced around to downtown, north scottsdale, central.. all over. Ive stayed at hotels, resorts, extended stays, etc. This hotel is by far my favorite. The level of customer service you get from the front is phenominal. Both times ive stayed, the front desk was so pleasant and helpful....

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed here on several occasions, and really like the place. It's not the nicest hotel in town, but the rooms are spacious and clean. The beds are comfy, and the location is a quick car ride away from Old Town Scottsdale. There is a quirky little beer bar just next door called Papago brewing Company, and a Brewpub...

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Iowa City
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We enjoyed great service and a fine, quiet night sleep at this comfortable inn. It's located amidst car dealerships, but once you walk in you feel more like you're in the tropics than a desert. Beautiful plantings and pool area. Our room was recently updated and we loved the remote control AC. Not your sanitized chain, this place has lots...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at the charming Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn (formerly Best Western Papago Inn and Resort), a garden oasis located in Scottsdale, Arizona just 15 minutes from Phoenix Airport. This relaxing hotel and restaurant is a mid-century modern classic. Our 60 guest rooms are tastefully decorated and include amenities such as bathrobes, coffee service with ceramic mugs and organic botanicals in the bathroom. All rooms have views of the flower-filled courtyard, aviary and outdoor pool. Our Hole in the Rock restaurant and lounge features the subtle preparation of house-smoked meats and vegetables in an innovative breakfast, lunch, dinner and lounge menu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn

Address: 7017 E McDowell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-3313 (Formerly BEST WESTERN Papago Inn & Resort)
Region: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Scottsdale
Price Range: ₹ 5,624 - ₹ 11,506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Papago Inn And Resort
Best Western Plus Papago Hotel Scottsdale
Best Western Papago Hotel
Best Western Scottsdale
Scottsdale Best Western
Hotel Style:
#18 Top resorts Hotel in Scottsdale
#27 Family Hotel in Scottsdale
#38 Romantic Hotel in Scottsdale
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“I always choose a top floor room (2nd floor).”
foodiegal635, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“#126 just out of the way, but close to everything”
421mauricet, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a first floor room with a good view of the courtyard.”
zekebamm, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“down stairs by the pool was nice”
421valt, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the pool and aviary; rooms on the south side would avoid direct sunlight.”
KenM834, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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