Close to Thatcher, Arizona and to the famous Mt. Graham Observatory, our pet-friendly Safford hotel is conveniently close to everything the region has to offer.
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When a property is centrally located on the main highway, it's easy for business travelers and vacationers alike to make the most of their stay. We're known for the cleanliness of rooms and have many loyal, return guests. Hospitality is serious business here and when combined with an unbeatable location, you'll enjoy the trip of a lifetime. Close to restaurants and minutes from Roper Lake State Park for outdoor recreation, our Safford hotel has everything you need to kick off a memorable trip.
Eastern Arizona College (EAC) is also nearby and we're happy to host those here for an extended stay, either visiting students or teaching for a term. Slip away to the Natural Hot Springs, which is the perfect way to relax after a full day of studying, work or recreation. Safford, Arizona is a mecca for R&R with bird watching galore and days spent searching for rocks in the desert.
Our Safford property is a favorite for guests in the region for the Freeport-McMoran Copper and Gold Mine, as well as those who have business at Ponderosa Aviation. Whether it's flight training or a meeting with the US Forest Service, our property is designed to make you feel right at home. Local prisons, one federal and two state, also bring guests to the region for business or visits.
Enjoy luxurious bedding, the friendliest service in town and updated amenities when staying with us. Staff members are local ambassadors and are happy to share recommendations on dining, shopping and sightseeing.
Book a relaxing stay at the Best Western Desert Inn right now and get ready for a great trip! Enjoy your stay!
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Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with a 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $15 per day with a $100 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning & damage deposit of $50 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair/cleaning.
Basic rooms with decent air conditioning (for me that means keeping the room cool without deafening me) and the usual amenities. It was clean, relatively quiet, and everyone -- I mean *everyone...
NM on 11-Apr-2018
I recently stayed at this great hotel and from my quick and easy check in to my express check out, it was a fantastic experience. The room was clean and updated, with a comfortable bed, cold air...
By Jonathan M
Phoenix, Arizona on 08-Apr-2018
Old motel style but clean and updated inside. Gabriela was very helpful. Every faucet liked and sprouted. Very noisy AC. People left very early and lots of doors banging and cars starting...
Los Angeles, California on 18-Mar-2018
The hotel staff was very professional, I really enjoyed my stay I thought the room Decour was excellent the bedding was excellent everything about the hotel was excellent and set an excellent...
Douglas, Arizona on 29-Oct-2017
The Best Western in Safford AZ has extremely friendly and attentive staff throughout. Also, this location is not only pet friendly, but cat friendly as well. We ensure our cat is well behaved and I...