Top 16 Cool and Unusual Hotels in Sedona 2022

A magical place surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery made up of red-rock buttes, pine forests and steep canyon walls, Sedona is a gem of a travel destination. The Arizona desert town located near Flagstaff draws visitors, artists, adventure lovers and even spiritual seekers from all over the country – many believe that this area has a number of vortexes that radiate the earth’s energy.

Sedona is filled with New Age shops, art galleries, gourmet restaurants and spas head a little further out to find awesome claiming and bird-watching opportunities, many hiking and mountain bike trails, beautiful picnicking spots and vast expanses of extraordinary landscapes. To find somewhere equally as special, from quirky boutiques to chic and modern here are the best cool and unusual hotels in Sedona, Arizona (in no particular order)...

1. Adobe Grand Villas – a quirky-chic and very Instagrammable mansion-style villa that features uniquely themed handcrafted furnishings

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Adobe Grand Villas - a quirky-chic mansion-style villa

A luxury resort sitting in the heart of beautiful Sedona, guests enjoy their own hand-crafted villa with private entrance, open fireplace, jet-tub, kitchenette and wi-fi.

It’s perfect for doing things you way, giving you the stunning luxury of a hotel stay with the freedom of staying in your own apartment.

While the accommodation alone is worth staying here, this is one of the best boutique hotels in the region, and guests can enjoy so much more.

Gourmet breakfast is available every morning, as well as a comprehensive concierge service to make your stay extra special. With a spa, outdoor heated pool and incredible, beautiful, landscaped gardens, it is a stunning, relaxing place to spend time.

2. L’Auberge De Sedona – a chic and romantic upscale hotel that offers a fresh and rustic setting 

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One of the best insta-worthy hotels in Sedona, this sanctuary of peace and relaxation features a world-class spa surrounded by picture-perfect scenery that takes your breath away.

Revitalization retreats seek to heal the mind and body, with art classes and immersive classes also available to get you relaxed and let your creativity flow.

Stay in comfort in the beautiful cottage accommodation, giving you all the benefits of a hotel resort with the feeling of an independent stay, it is the best of both worlds. A truly stunning luxury hotel that gives you comfort and incredible scenery to match the experience.

3. The Wilde Resort and Spa – a trendy and hip boutique-style hotel that provides a full-service spa and a wellness center

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A true boutique hotel sitting within the beautiful Sedona scenery, looking out towards Thunder Mountain, The Wilde Resort is the perfect place to relax, destress and rejuvenate your body and mind.

The scenery may make it a perfect Instagram hotel, but with a pool, hot tub, spa, wellness sessions and fantastic eating, it is everything you need for a perfect vacation.

Rooms at this cool Sedona hotel offer traditional luxury and modern amenities, relax by an open fire and enjoy free wi-fi and more. Choose a rock view room and you can wake up to see Red Rocks or stay up at night and enjoy the stars in crystal clear skies.

4. A Sunset Chateau – a countrified and cozy quirky-chic boutique B&B where guests can appreciate panoramic views of Sedona’s famous red rocks

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A Sunset Chateau - a countrified and cozy B&B

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Set to a backdrop of the incredible Red Rocks, A Sunset Chateau is an award-winning jewel among the luxury hotels and resorts you find in Sedona.

Rooms offer space and comfort, with most having views across the stunning scenery and mountains beyond. With hiking trails leading straight from the hotel, nature and adventure are on your doorstep here.

Every morning gourmet breakfast is served in an eclectic dining area, while the pool, gardens and outdoor firepit create wonderful quiet spaces you can just sit back, relax and soak in the beauty around you. A stunning, quirky hotel that gives you the true Sedona experience.

5. Sky Rock Sedona – one of the most Instagrammable hotels in Sedona perfect for fun and nature-loving Millenials and Gen Zs 

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A themed hotel that echoes the traditional style of the Native Americans, Sky Rock brings the majesty of the Sedona landscape to your doorstep, while providing the luxurious experience of a modern city hotel, all in one stunning package.

Spend time on the rooftop lounge where you can admire the Red Rocks while enjoying drinks and snacks and enjoy the wellness program that offers yoga among the lush meadows that surround the hotel.

Be one with nature in Sedona, when you stay at Sky Rock.

6. Lantern Light Inn – one of the most unique and romantic places to stay in the heart of Sedona

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A romantic getaway set among the rugged beauty of the Sedona landscape, Lantern Light Inn is a boutique hotel with unmatched service and attention to detail. Rooms are spacious and comfortable, with wonderful art and exquisite furnishings.

Outside, wonderful aromatic gardens and a sublime water feature create the perfect romantic environment, sit and watch the stars in the crystal-clear skies, or admire the stunning Red Rocks during the day.

It is the service that truly distinguishes Lantern Light Inn though, a personalized experience that makes every stay magical.

7. Lodge at Sedona – a cute and charming bed & breakfast that is surrounded by mountains, forests, and surreally beautifully red rock formations

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A romantic hotel in the heart of Sedona, Lodge sits within three acres of beautifully sculpted gardens, with its own waterfall, mature pines and even a meditative labyrinth.

Rooms are stunning, full of the additional details that make any stay so special, with seasonal flowers, chocolate-covered strawberries, fruit baskets and more available to make your room perfect.

A spa area offers massages, reflexology and stone therapy for the ultimate relaxation experience, and with a choice of indoor or outdoor dining, you can enjoy a range of food just the way you like it.

A memorable hotel with stunning service, Lodge at Sedona is a romantic hotel you will never forget.

8. Arabella Hotel Sedona – a charming and trendy boutique hotel based in a popular location where pets are welcome

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When it comes to quirky hotels, few can boast their own astronomer, but Arabella can. A beautiful boutique hotel in its own right, with stunning modern rooms that blend luxury with natural materials to provide stunning accommodation.

Enjoy fresh breakfasts every day, a private hiking trail, pools and hot tubs for relaxing, live music from local musicians and watch the sunset from the hotel’s own private vista.

You can rent bikes, or if you bring your own, enjoy the bike pavilion with everything you need to clean and maintain your bike in one place. When the sun goes down, you really can explore the night sky with astronomer Dennis Young, you’ll never look at the stars the same again.

9. El Portal Sedona Hotel – a uniquely designed and creatively decorated hotel selected as an architectural masterpiece by Keep Sedona Beautiful

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A luxury hotel that captures the essence of the Sedona area and is the only Arts & Crafts adobe hotel in Sedona.

Created with the intention of being the best luxury hotels in the area, it uses 200-year-old reclaimed wood and traditional techniques to create an architectural masterpiece. The classic style continues inside, with stunning woods and quality materials creating a fantastic space to stay.

The hotel has just 12 suites, each with its own unique character, with a pool and more, it’s a unique hotel that looks and feels separate to the modern buildings we find elsewhere in the region, and that unique character is why this is such a special place to stay.

10. Amara Resort & Spa – a modern and chic sanctuary that offers breathtaking views of the Red Rocks

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With its blazing fire pits for relaxing in evenings, the still calm of the infinity pool and indulgence of the spa, Amara resort is a cool hotel that is built for destressing and relaxation. When you need to take a break from life, Amara Resort and Spa is the perfect escape.

Rooms are modern and light, giving loft apartment vibes that are a nice contrast from the rugged landscape you are surrounded by in Sedona. Dining is taken care of by SaltRock, offering Californian cuisine and stunning cocktails, all set to a backdrop of the stunning Red Rocks.

11. Arroyo Pinion Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection – a newly renovated eco-conscious boutique hotel that is a short drive to popular attractions

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A boutique hotel with an eco-friendly approach, you can enjoy modern, comfortable accommodation, an outdoor pool and spa, fitness centre and laundry room, everything to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

The hotel uses a raft of eco-friendly approaches to encourage sustainable tourism and has won several sustainability awards as a result.

This includes using chemical-free cleaning technology that significantly reduces the environmental impact of hotel operation without compromising cleanliness and safety. If you are looking for sustainability in tourism, this is the hotel for you.

12. Element Sedona – a cool pet-friendly hotel that provides guests with BBQ facilities

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Just moments form the red Rocks themselves, Element brings modern hotel luxury to the rugged Sedona landscape. A choice of rooms, studios and suites all feature quality furnishings and bright, airy spaces, including a kitchen area with refrigerator and microwave.

The hotel includes a beautiful outdoor pool with views of the stunning scenery, while a fitness center and bike rentals keep you active during your stay.

Dining is taken care of by an on-site bar and Barbecue area, while a delivery service from nearby restaurants gives plenty of choice for dining in. A great experience with superb service, Element blends city convenience and Sedona views for a unique experience.

13. Whispering Creek Bed & Breakfast – a contemporary B&B that is within close proximity to hiking and cycling 

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With just 4 rooms, Whispering Creek Bed and Breakfast is a luxury hotel with a personal touch. Large rooms are well furnished and provide wonderfully comfortable accommodation, each with TV and wi-fi for convenience.

 Breakfast is an event! Freshly baked bread, muffins and scones as well as freshly prepared eggs to your taste, smoothies and more, whatever adventuring you have planned, you will have a meal to fuel it all at Whispering Creek.

14. Junipine Resort – a condominium creekside complex with spacious condo-like Sedona Cabins which mixes modern with rustic

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Sitting on the banks of a shimmering creek, Junipine is a superb Instagrammble hotel for adventurers and explorers. The surrounds are simply stunning, with the mountains rising over the still waters and the stunning colors of the trees stretching as far as the eye can see.

Choose from creek view or forest view villas, each offering spacious, comfortable accommodation, some with their own hot tubs and most with decks.

They have full kitchens, a fireplace and free wi-fi, but if you want to eat out, The Table at Junipine offers casual dining and quality food, including outdoor dining on the patio. If you love having nature on your doorstep just waiting for you to explore, Junipine is the hotel for you in Sedona.

15. Sedona Pines Resort – casual cottages with a heated outdoor pool, spa, miniature golf and an eatery

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Stay in the cabins or cottages of this fabulous, quirky hotel that brings the majesty of Sedona to life. With your own access, the cabins and lodges give you the feel of your own apartment with all the benefits of a luxury hotel, and feature kitchen areas and free wi-fi.

A pool and fitness center help you keep in shape during your stay, and a quality restaurant on site offers a great dining experience.

You are never far from the views across Sedona staying here, and its unique hotel accommodation and relaxed atmosphere make it a great choice for your Sedona vacation.

16. Sedona Pines Resort – casual cottages with a heated outdoor pool, spa, miniature golf and an eatery

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Stay in the cabins or cottages of this fabulous, quirky hotel that brings the majesty of Sedona to life. With your own access, the cabins and lodges give you the feel of your own apartment with all the benefits of a luxury hotel, and feature kitchen areas and free wi-fi.

A pool and fitness center help you keep in shape during your stay, and a quality restaurant on site offers a great dining experience.

You are never far from the views across Sedona staying here, and its unique hotel accommodation and relaxed atmosphere make it a great choice for your Sedona vacation.

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