Travel News: L’Auberge de Sedona
, located in the most beautiful place in America according to USA Today, has just completed its $25 million Project Elevation, making it truly the place where new luxury accommodations, personalized service and a spectacular natural environment fuse to give guests an extraordinary and unique experience.
The timing couldn’t be any better, coinciding with the historic 25th anniversary of L’Auberge. L’Auberge de Sedona has always been known for it's magical setting, very special accommodations and the exquisite cuisine at the L’Auberge Restaurant on Oak Creek, under the guiding hands of Executive Chef David Schmidt. The restaurant has been a landmark in Sedona since 1984 and is world renowned for it's outdoor seating along the banks of Oak Creek.
“With the completion of this project, L’Auberge de Sedona has taken hospitality to a whole new level with the addition of 64 new or redesigned cottages and upgraded facilities Creekside, Spa, Garden and Hillside Cottages; a new guest arrival building; swimming pool; redesigned Serenite Spa; and an updated restaurant plus the addition of a new restaurant, The Veranda. All dining areas offer guests unobstructed views of Oak Creek,” says Jesse Alexander, general manager of L’Auberge de Sedona.
New plush amenities include expanded indoor and outdoor living spaces with large observation decks offering unforgettable views and the option for exterior entertaining and dining. Private outdoor showers and cozy gas fireplaces grace each 1,200 square foot cottages.
All of the Hillside Cottages are set against breathtaking Red Rock vistas. Says Alexander: “We have done everything possible to harmonize the cottage settings with the landscaping and the tranquility of legendary Oak Creek.”
In addition to the collection of newly-built or redesigned accommodations, there are also 25 elegantly remodeled Lodge guestrooms.
Romance is everywhere at L’Auberge de Sedona – from an outdoor couples massage on the banks of Oak Creek to the new Spirit Song Wedding Terrace, designed for awe-inspiring ceremonies. For all those special occasions—engagements, weddings, honeymoons, and those needed romantic getaways, guests and the media consistently rate L’Auberge de Sedona as “the most romantic hotel in Arizona.”
“Whether you are a new or returning guest, you are going to find surprises at every turn at L’Auberge de Sedona. We’ve worked hard to anticipate and respond to the vacation dreams of our guests and created an environment in which nature and “nurture” come together and thrive. It is a winning combination,” says Alexander.