Hotels Near Camp Verde, AZ

by Matthew Knight

Camp Verde, a small rural city in central Arizona, features a desert landscape and a history of cowboy and Indian culture. Visitors will find limited lodging options with only a handful of chain and standard local hotels spread across the area. Camp Verde recreational amenities include Out of Africa Zoo, Montezuma Castle National Museum and Fort Verde State Historic Park.

Comfort Inn

Comfort Inn located just off I-17, provides quick access to downtown Camp Verde and Montezuma Castle National Monument three miles to the northeast. The stucco exterior of the hotel blends with the desert landscape and offers modern guest rooms with complimentary breakfast. Guests have access to a large outdoor pool area with hot tub that offers views of the distant mountains. Dining options adjacent to the Comfort Inn include Subway and KFC.

Territorial Town Inn

Located in downtown Camp Verde, Territorial Town Inn offers old west style lodging with rugged wood furniture and cowboy decor. Fort Verde State Park is two blocks to the north, where historical characters lead tours of a preserved fort from the Indian Wars Period. Accommodations include standard rooms or suites with kitchenettes and separate bedrooms. Within the downtown area, local eateries include Las Margaritas Mexican Restaurant and the Verde Cafe.

Cliff Castle Casino Hotel

Cliff Castle Casino Hotel is within a half mile of Montezuma Castle National Monument where guests can view a preserved cliffside dwelling over 1,000 years old. Amenities within the casino include two live entertainment venues, a bowling alley and full gaming floor with slots and table games. Accommodations include standard rooms, junior suites with kitchenettes, and standard suites with a separate living area. Guests have a choice of four on-site eateries including Johnny Rockets and The Gathering, which features Southwest cuisine.

Days Inn

Days Inn, less then two miles west of downtown is three miles from the Out of Africa Wildlife Park. The park features animals and exhibits from all over the world including jaguars, leopards and lions. Days Inn offers a complimentary breakfast area, modern guest rooms or suites with separate living area. Within walking distance of the hotel, guests will find Taco Bell, Famous Pizza and Dairy Queen.

About the Author

Based in Southwestern Michigan, Matthew Knight has been writing outdoor and technology articles since 2008. His articles appear on various websites. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer information systems from Western Michigan University.