Kimpton buys Sedona, Arizona Amara Resort

Kimpton Hotels has purchased the Amara Resort & Spa in Sedona, Arizona. This 100-room boutique hotel is a popular property in uptown Sedona. The acquisition of the Amara gives Kimpton three hotels in Arizona (Phoenix, Scottsdale and Sedona) and 59 hotels nationwide in 25 cities.

Amara Resort completed a $2 million renovation in September 2012.

TripAdvisor ranks Amara #16 of 43 hotels with 76% thumbs up rating. Guests rave about the room views of Sedona’s red rocks.

Here is a link to the Amara Resort photo gallery.

Rate Check

This week’s standard rates range from $179 for a 380 sq.ft. Patio King to $290 for a 720 sq.ft. Creekside King Suite. There is a $22.55 per night resort fee. Hotel tax rate is over 17%.

There is a grand opening rate discount and dining credit package available through September 3, 2013.

The rates shown above drop to $143.20 for a 380 sq.ft. Patio King and $231.20 for a 720 sq.ft. Creekside King Suite with a $25 dining credit included. 

Special Kimpton Grand Opening Rate Offer

Celebrate Kimpton’s newest breath-taking resort with us and enjoy this Grand Opening Offer.  


Available select dates from now until September 3, 2013.

Book online or call 855.324.1313 and mention rate code GRAND

– See more at: http://www.amararesort.com/sedona-hotel-deals/vacation-packages.html#special_2335


New Kimpton = Free Night for Inner Circle members.

Kimpton Hotels Amara Resort page. This looks like a transitional webpage linking to the Amara Resort website.

This is a hotel to consider for a free night if you are a Kimpton InTouch Inner Circle member. Amara Resort is not yet on the new hotels list for free nights.

Old Town Scottsdale resort or Phoenix CityScape
The Firesky Resort & Spa offers gorgeous tropical grounds, pools, and fire pits in Old Town Scottsdale… or go for an urban adventure at Hotel Palomar Phoenix, a cornerstone of the new CityScape. Both offer incomparable shopping and dining.


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