Best Historic Hotels
Hotels have been important pillars of Arizona towns for more than a century. They serve as elegant community gathering places in their restaurants, lounges and banquet rooms. Thanks to hoteliers and community support, the state still has these vital, historic buildings. Here are the best from around the state:
La Posada Hotel, Winslow, 1929
Hassayampa Inn, Prescott, 1927
Hotel Weatherford, Flagstaff, 1900
Gadsden Hotel, Douglas, 1929*
Hotel Monte Vista, Flagstaff, 1927
Hotel Congress, Tucson, 1919
Copper Queen Hotel, Bisbee, 1902
Grand Canyon Hotel, Williams, 1891
Hotel San Carlos, Phoenix, 1928
Jerome Grand Hotel, Jerome, 1927**
Honorable mention: Beale Hotel and Hotel Brunswick, both in Kingman, both in need of major restoration.
*The original Gadsden Hotel, built in 1907, was destroyed during a 1928 fire.
**Served as United Verde Hospital from 1927 to 1950. Renovation as a hotel started in 1994