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Prickly Pear Inn

Nestled in the Arizona desert foothills Near the unique towns of Cave Creek and Carefree

Welcome to Prickly Pear Inn. Come experience true western hospitality in a unique, upscale boutique Cave Creek hotel. Enjoy comfortable décor and oversized rooms, staying true to our western heritage. From the moment you enter Grumpy Ole Mule Mercantile, which doubles as our lobby and check-in area, you’ll understand why locals have proudly been calling us the town’s hidden gem! The charming Inn offers oversized rooms with kitchenettes, luxurious beds, big-screen televisions and upscale decor with a western feel. 

Savor incredible mountain views from your room's expansive outdoor deck or relax and stroll through the meandering patios of Prickly Pear Plaza. With the best location in the middle of historic downtown Cave Creek, Prickly Pear Inn is within easy walking distance to restaurants, bars, shopping, museums, art galleries, golf, horseback riding, off-roading, and hiking. Prepare to be surprised and delighted! Prickly Pear Inn, Arizona’s destination hotel!

Cave Creek has managed to maintain its Wild West personality and has become one of the most recognized Western towns in the United States. In fact, Cave Creek still subscribes to the motto, “Where the Wild West lives.” While Carefree rolls up the carpet early, Cave Creek features an abundance of local saloons, restaurants and Southwestern-themed retail shops. From national acts to homegrown talent, the live entertainment scene in Cave Creek is not to be missed!

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Tour the Rooms

All rooms are very spacious offering a variety of amenities and fully stocked kitchenettes.

Prickly Pear Plaza
Prickly Pear Plaza

Hacienda style plaza with specialty shops and eateries unique to Cave Creek.

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