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Arizona Hotels & Resorts Top Condé Nast Traveler’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

As it turns out, Arizona hotels and resorts are some of the best places in the Southwest to stay, unwind and recharge. Condé Nast Traveler has released its 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards, where a number of hotels and resorts from Phoenix to Tucson have made the cut.

The highly-lauded awards include specialized lists of some of the best hotels and resorts across the country and around the world that have been rated and reviewed by more than 300,000 travelers for the magazine’s 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey.


L’Auberge de Sedona was rated first in “Top Hotels in The American Southwest”

For “Top Hotels in The American Southwest,” five Arizona hotels made the list with L’Auberge de Sedona nabbing first place. Paradise Valley’s The Hermosa Inn is second, followed by Hotel Palomar in downtown Phoenix (#9), Tucson’s Arizona Inn (#10), and The Arizona Biltmore Waldorf Astoria (#12) rounding off the list.


Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson snagged first place in the “Top Resorts in Texas and The American Southwest” category, as well as one of “The 10 Best Resorts in the U.S.”

Meanwhile, Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson was named as one of “The 10 Best Resorts in the U.S.” and also snagged first place in the “Top Resorts in Texas and The American Southwest,” followed by neighbor Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa.

Other Arizona resorts that made the cut include: Mii Amo in Sedona (#4); Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa (#5); JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa (#7); Fairmont Scottsdale Princess (#8); Enchantment Resort in Sedona (#9); The Boulders Resort and Spa in Carefree (#11); Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia (#12); Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North (#13); The Phoenician (#16); Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Tucson (#18); Canyon Ranch in Tucson (#19); JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa (#20); Westin Kierland Villas in Scottsdale (#21); JW Marriot Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa (#23); Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort (#24); Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch (#25); Royal Palms Resort and Spa (#26); Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa in Tucson (#27); and Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson (#29).

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