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.
The best thing about this hotel is there was not bed bugs (that we found) and that staff was eager to help/correct issues.The worst is how dirty the floors and bathroom wall (blood) was. Beds are so...
By Krista G
We booked a room for November 3rd and at check in, the clerk, (I think her name was Valerie), was polite and helpful. We had an extended conversation with her and she had us laughing throughout. Then...
By Carol M
breakfast was one of the better quality breakfasts i have had out of most best western. the bacon and sausage was good. room was clean and spacious (1 king bed room) wifi was steady and didnt go in...
Tucson, Arizona on 21-Oct-2018
Perfect place to say. I have use the Best Western Desert Inn for my host hotel for the past 21 years for the Mt. Graham Hill Climb (Bicycle Race). The staff goes out of their way to make the our stay...
I arrived at the Best Western not sure what to expect. My room was very clean and the bed to my liking. I had the A/C on through the night and did not hear the road noise. This hotel is on a main...