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Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn

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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“bird cage”(10 reviews)
“rooms face”(5 reviews)
“rock restaurant”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our second stay the Papago - the first was a couple of years ago - and once again, it was very good. The rooms are basic, but have pretty much everything you need. The beds are comfortable. The fridge was a bit smaller...More

Thank Joel M
Response from IncidentalExplorer, Owner at Magnuson Hotel Papago InnResponded 2 days ago

Joel, glad you came back to stay with us. Yes, we are about to remodel the other half of the rooms in our hotel, but we promise to keep its Mid-Century Modern design! Please come back again. Bret Wirta - Owner

Reviewed 4 days ago

Staff: courteous, professional, helpful, from front desk (ALL shifts:) ) to cleaning. Rooms: large enough for yoga next to our king bed, which is rare. Nothing fancy: cozy midst Scotsdale uppercrust discust. Clean, good beds, pillows. Nicely appointed pool, but not lappable. One star off...More

Thank Cynthia W
Response from IncidentalExplorer, Owner at Magnuson Hotel Papago InnResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the kind words Cynthia. Looking forward to your return. Check out the "bold" button on our coffee maker. We hope that stronger brew is more to your liking. - Bret Wirta, Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed two nights as part of a golf trip. Centrally located about 3 miles from Old Scottsdale this hotel is a good choice for those looking for accommodations on a budget. Older motel style with large but dated rooms. Clean rooms with comfortable beds, great...More

Thank Brad D
Reviewed 1 week ago

All rooms face the courtyard, pool and a large bird cage with budgies. The beds are firm and good. We like the strong bathroom fan. Besides hot waffles, the hot breakfast includes scrambled eggs with either bacon or sausage patties, or hot biscuit with sausage...More

Thank Henry C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a revived 1960s motel. It's a central location but congested. A major portion of the parking is behind the building and off an alley, which makes it kind of creepy. There are no elevators so if you room is on the second floor,...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$84 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Best Value Hotel in Scottsdale
#20 Top resorts Hotel in Scottsdale
#23 Family Hotel in Scottsdale
#38 Romantic Hotel in Scottsdale
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$84 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Best Value Hotel in Scottsdale
#20 Top resorts Hotel in Scottsdale
#23 Family Hotel in Scottsdale
#38 Romantic Hotel in Scottsdale
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Pool & Beach (14)
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Jennifer R
14 October 2016|
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Response from Ambul | Reviewed this property |
The rooms I have had were courtyard view rooms. The doors opened out to the courtyard, but no sliders.
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Duhomy
4 October 2016|
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Response from Ambul | Reviewed this property |
Westworld is in NE Scottsdale near Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West. It is 8-10 miles north of Macdowell Road where the Papago Inn is located. There are many other properties in North Scottsdale that would be much closer... More
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"West side is further from the pool, but don't reserve next to the laundry room. Upstairs is airy'er."
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"Ask for a room away from the aviary"
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"2nd floor will give you a great view overlooking the pool."
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"Ask if room has been upgraded and when."
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