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!
News from the Front Desk
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.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
Excellent location in the heart of Safford, AZ. Rooms were clean but small including the bath and shower.Very friendly staff at the front desk who were well trained in customer service. The hotel did...
From time I called to reserve a room, through Check-in through Check-out treated respectfully as a member of property family. Room upgraded to suite at my request which more suited my needs for this...
Tucson, Arizona on 24-Jan-2020
We had a comfortable two day stay in Safford, AZ at the Best Western Desert Inn. The room was super clean and beds and bedding were very comfortable. The Front Desk staff were efficient and always...
Hereford, Arizona on 20-Jan-2020
The Front desk staff upon check in was friendly , fast and accommodating. The Room appeared clean at 1st, till we settled in. There was a large I mean large cock roach climbing the shower wall and...
By candice l
Mesa, Arizona on 19-Nov-2019
Nice comfortable room. Great staff. They offer the rare two bedroom option where you have a door between the 2nd bedroom and the main room. They call this the Three Queen Bed Room. Both rooms...