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Magnuson Hotel Papago Inn

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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 cocktail lounge is a mid-century modern classic. Our 60 guest rooms are tastefully decorated and include amenities such as bathrobes, coffee service and organic botanicals in the bathroom. All rooms have views of the flower-filled courtyard, aviary and outdoor pool. We feature a delicious, hot-buffet breakfast in the morning, and at night our Hole in the Rock lounge serves beer, wine, cocktails and hot appetizers in a cozy setting. Please come stay with us!
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
62Somewhat walkable
Grade: 62 out of 100
22Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
2Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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I stayed in Room 221 on the second floor. It has a big bed, biggish desk, armchair and another couple of chairs, TV, full- length mirror, luggage rack, iron and ironing board, small fridge, and coffee-making facilities. The bathroom sink is not walled off from the bedroom.
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The Magnuson Hotel is a throwback to a different era. That's not a bad thing but manage your expectations. The hotel rooms were a decent size but there was a musty, moldy smell in the air. No microwave in the room, you'd have to walk over to the office to ask for food to be
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Great stay. Check in was simple and staff friendly. Room was super clean. Bed and pillows much to my liking. Would have liked a microwave in the room. Courtyard was great. Woke in the morning to the birds in the aviary singing. Great surprise heated pool. Continental
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Just like your favorite comfy blanket, the Magnuson is a place we keep coming back to for our visits to Scottsdale. This was our third stay of the year (also in April and July) and it was great all over again. We don't even look at other options in Scottsdale anymore. The
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Quiet, clean, affordable! This place is old school so don't expect more. The restaurant is closed except when serving the continental breakfast. The bar is kind of cute and you can sit outside by the pool and the parakeets and enjoy your drink. The happy hour food is pretty much
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Bathroom, Room 221
Room 221
Pool area
Outside of rooms with attached ashtray and chairs.
Small kitchenette inside the room.
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Do your main floor rooms have sliders that open out to the courtyard/pool area?
The rooms I have had were courtyard view rooms. The doors opened out to the courtyard, but no sliders.
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How far us West World from your hotel?
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 for you.
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Yes there is a hair dryer in every room! We look forward to seeing you!
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Is a pet allowed?
No. I'm sorry we are not pet friendly.
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"West side is further from the pool, but don't reserve next to the laundry room. Upstairs is airy'er."
"Ask for a room away from the aviary"
"2nd floor will give you a great view overlooking the pool."
"Ask if room has been upgraded and when."
"Ask for the renovated rooms"
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PRICE RANGE
US$90 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western plus papago hotel scottsdalebest western plus papago inn and resortbest western papago hotelbest western scottsdalescottsdale best western
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
BEST WESTERN Papago Inn & Resort
LOCATION
United StatesArizonaCentral ArizonaScottsdale
NUMBER OF ROOMS
60
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