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Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa

100 Amara Lane | Sedona, AZ 86336-5174  [SEE MAP]Sedona, AZ  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa

100 Amara Lane | Sedona, AZ 86336-5174  [SEE MAP]Sedona, AZ  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Located in the heart of Sedona
Wi-Fi fee unless you're a Kimpton Rewards member

Located just north of the Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village, Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa features a more contemporary atmosphere than other Sedona resorts. Guest rooms are outfitted in stylish furniture and vibrant colors that mirror the nearby Red Rocks; all accommodations are decked out in pillow-top mattresses, spa-quality bath amenities, and patios or balconies. Visitors appreciate the resort's convenient location and the views of beloved landmarks like Snoopy Rock  the hotel concierge can help arrange opportunities to explore the area by Jeep, on horseback or on foot. Amara's facilities also earn high marks from visitors, who rave about the views from the outdoor infinity pool and the on-site restaurant. What's more, since this property is part of the Kimpton brand, Kimpton Karma loyalty members can earn and redeem perks here.

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Location
Sedona, AZ
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Resort, 100 rooms
Style
Modern
Best For
Couples, Solo travelers

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1185 reviews Based on 1185 reviews
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Critic Reviews

Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2018
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2017
  • Frommer's Very Highly Recommended

Oyster.com

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The contemporary design can feel a little overdone, but the grounds are beautiful, with an infinity pool overlooking the red rock pillars for which the area is known.

Fodor's

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You might not expect to find a boutique hotel in small, outdoorsy Sedona, but at the Amara, next to gurgling Oak Creek, sleek rooms deviate from the usual Sedona look, with low-slung beds and work desks with ergonomic seating.

Frommer's

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The entire property is surrounded by those spectacular Sedona vistas, but if you're in the mood for something a little less sweeping in scale, you can retreat to the grassy interior courtyard at the center of the property.

Frommer's Very Highly Recommended

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2018
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2017
  • Frommer's Very Highly Recommended

Guest Reviews

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1185 have reviewed the Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1185 reviews 4.5 (based on 1185 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest Rooms

The rooms and suites at the Amara Resort and Spa reflect the area's natural surroundings but offer a modern design, including headboards crafted from local trees. All accommodations have private, furnished patios or balconies and modern amenities like flat-screen TVs, DVD players and iPod docking stations.
  • There is an additional fee for in-room Wi-Fi ($12.99) unless you’re a Kimpton Rewards member (it's free to join)
  • Hypoallergenic bedding is available for those with allergy concerns

Standard room size380 square feet

  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Location & Parking

The Amara Resort and Spa is located along the banks of Oak Creek in "Red Rock Country," named for its surrounding sandstone. The resort is just removed from Sedona's shopping, restaurants and museums.
  • Guests have free usage of a shuttle that travels within a 1-mile radius of the property
  • Valet parking is included in the $27 daily resort fee
  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

Dining

SaltRock Southwest Kitchen is Amara's signature restaurant that offers seasonal takes on traditional regional cuisine in a casual setting. The beverage menu is agave-focused, and the restaurant's signature drink is its margarita.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served either inside or al fresco on the patio
  • Room service available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Complimentary nightly hosted wine hours from 5 to 6 p.m.

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

Pool

The resort features a zero-edge saltwater pool. The water from this infinity-style pool overlooks the red rocks that surround the property. Deck chairs are scattered about the pool's sundeck.
  • Sundeck also features a whirlpool
  • Cabana usage is complimentary for guests
  • Pool open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

Spa

The Amara Spa offers a variety of facials, body treatments, massages and nail services. There are four treatment rooms, including treatment rooms for couples.
  • In-room massage services available
  • All guests have access to the spa's relaxation room and steam room.

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

Kids

While there is no on-site kids club or childcare, the resort does offer cribs and infant beds upon request. Rooms also come equipped with a DVD player and rentals from the DVD library are part of the resort fee.
    • Kids club
    • Cribs
    • High chairs

    Fitness

    Fitness

    The resort's fitness center is open 24 hours a day and has cardio machines, weight-training equipment and free weights available. If guests prefer to enjoy the outdoors, there are a number of hiking and biking trails nearby.
    • Bike rentals are available at no extra charge to guests.
    • Daily yoga classes are included in the resort fee.
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
    • Bicycles (free)
    • Tennis
    • Guided runs
    • Paddle boats
    • Motor boats

    Business

    Business

    Amara Resort and Spa offers 5,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. The Sedona room can be divided in two or kept as one 1,458-square-foot space that can accommodate up to 100 people for a banquet-style event.
    • No on-site business center

    Number of meeting rooms3

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

    Pets

    Pets

    The Amara Resort and Spa, like all Kimpton properties, is very pet friendly. All size pets are welcome at no additional cost. The resort provides door hangers to alert other guests and staff that your pet is in the room.
    • Amenities, including pet beds, food, water bowls and mats, are all available upon request
    • Pets allowed (free)
    • Dog walking
    • Pet-sitting

    Wedding

    Wedding

    Amara specializes in small weddings of up to 85 guests. An on-site specialist can assist couples with everything from entertainment to decor and floral arrangements, and both indoor and outdoor venues are available.
    • Amara's chef and catering staff can create customized menus

    Maximum wedding guest capacity85

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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