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The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

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from 149.00 USD *
(* Lowest nightly rate based on stay from 07/31/2015 to 08/28/2015)
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Rooms: 223
Interests: Business, Family Friendly, Spa, Golf, Resort
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The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
34631 N. Tom Darlington Dr.
Carefree, AZ 85377
United States
  • 2009 Ranking Arizona Magazine Ranked #1 Best Resort
  • ANDREW HARPERS HIDEAWAY #1 U.S. Resort-13 Consecutive Years
  • The Gold List-Top Resorts in the World World's Best Awards 2000-2007
  • Top North American Resorts Top 100 Hotels U.S. & Canada 1997-2007
  • TRAVEL + LEISURE World's Best Awards 2000-2007
  • GOLF MAGAZINE-Platinum Medal Award-2008
Located on 1,300 acres of pristine Sonoran desert. Just 12 miles from Scottsdale Airpark. Only 33 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Hotel Overview

Experience an undeniably unique sense of place astonishingly in tune with the environment. Untouched. Unspoiled. The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort provides a luxurious natural refuge immersed within two Jay Morrish designed championship golf courses. Enjoy a striking destination inspired by the extraordinary landscape, melding the offerings of thrilling outdoor recreation and renowned spa treatments, with the unsurpassed beauty of the high Sonoran Desert.

Featuring 6 different category rooms:
CASITAS- Natural wood beams, Mexican tiling, and overstuffed leather chairs create a warm, Southwestern ambience inside these spacious guestrooms.
SONORAN CASITAS- Featuring all the amenities of the Casitas, the Sonoran Casitas are either free standing units, or second floor units with spectacular views of the Boulders golf course, boulder pile, or Arizona's beautiful desert landscape.
BOULDERS SUITE- The Luxury Suites offer additional living space and are ideal for corporate retreats and company gatherings.
LUXURY PUEBLO VILLAS-The One-Two and Three-Bedroom Pueblo Villas are beautifully decorated and include a spacious dining area and living room, fireplace, private patio, fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, and garage.
HACIENDA VILLAS- Treat yourself to the unparalleled luxury of one of the stunning and new, privately-owned Haciendas.
VILLA RETREAT- A spacious Bali influenced 5 bedroom, 2 unit, luxurious adobe complete with infinite-edge pool, full-kitchen and catering kitchen, and elevator.

Indulge in delicious cuisine infused with organic ingredients and prepared by expert chefs. The Boulders provides an enchanting array of fine dining establishments offering stunning views from every turn in a variety of atmospheres from rejuvenating and spirit-satisfying, to casual and sophisticated southwestern dining.

Restore your body and mind at The Boulders. The 33,000-square-foot Waldorf Astoria Spa offers stimulating revitalization through the art of massage, therapeutic baths, and refreshing treatments. Beautifully infused with ingredients from the desert environment, treatments are expertly applied. Before and after your treatment, unwind in locker rooms that instill a heightened sense of peace. Lounge and detoxify in steam rooms, saunas, and the O'furo, a traditional Japanese bath. Allow time for meditation in the signature labyrinth. Sip a rejuvenating drink in the circular tea room, while enjoying vibrant desert vistas. Recline alongside the heated swimming pool nestled against ancient boulders.

Experience challenging play at The Boulders - the leader among Arizona golf destinations. Featuring two championship-level, Jay Morrish-designed courses, these links are known for breathtaking surroundings and sweeping panoramic views. Both courses stretch across an enchanting Sonoran Desert landscape and are listed among the finest in the United States. Test your handicap among ancient boulder formations and sun-splashed terrain. Further your knowledge of the game with a lesson from The Boulders Golf Academy, featuring talented PGA and LPGA instructors.

Meetings & Events
Allow the breathtaking Southwestern setting to inspire creativity and encourage productivity. At The Boulders, service surpasses every expectation and stunning venues with picturesque views provide the ideal environment for corporate meetings and events. Celebrate your special occasion amidst the ancient boulder formations and sun-splashed sand of the Sonoran Desert. With a stunning sunset as your backdrop, The Boulders provides a truly memorable hideaway for once-in-a-lifetime events.

Amenities & Activities

  • Air Conditioned (in some rooms)
  • Business Center
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Coffee Maker
  • Common/Public Areas Accessible to Wheelchairs
  • Hairdryer (in some rooms)
  • Iron/Ironing Board (in some rooms)
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Room (in some rooms)
  • Pool (Outdoor)

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