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Mescal Canyon Retreat - Gold Room

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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Mescal Canyon Retreat is an off-grid, 20.5 acre property adjoining National Forest in Arizona's central high desert. Our property is in a beautiful natural setting, developed by us over the last 33 years.
Please note a 2 night minimum stay.

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 single bed, 1 sofa bed

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Private bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Dog(s), cat(s), and other pet(s)
Room type: Private room


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House Rules

The B&B rooms are separated from the Main House by a courtyard. They are private from each other and each has it's own outdoor entrance. The Gold Room is on the right and has its own private courtyard. The rooms also have access to a small supply room with a small refrigerator and additional room supplies.
This is a passive solar, native stone building. The building is hand built by us 25 years ago. Each room has it's own heat source and now we have single zone mini split A/C units in each room. All rooms have sliding glass doors for good ventilation. The house is constructed of natural stone and all green materials.
Guests have the use of the private hot tub terrace with a hot tub and outdoor fireplace, a wonderful place to relax and star gaze.
If guests have a pet there is an additional charge of $15/night for each pet. Please inquire about pet restrictions.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

2 nights minimum stay

155 Reviews

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Gurmala User Profile
September 2017
Words cannot describe how amazing Mescal Canyon Retreat is! From the gracious hosts to the farm fresh food served by a very talented, Chef Shell. From the moment we arrived, we were welcome by Rennie and Shell and it felt like home. The location and views are breathtaking and peaceful. We absolutely loved every moment at the Mescal Canyon Retreat and cannot wait to go back. I would give this place 10 stars if I could :)

Susan User Profile
September 2017
Part of me wants to shout about the wonderful 5 nights we stayed at the retreat and the selfish part of me wants to tell no one!! The location was more lovely than the photos can express as we're the hosts. My only fear before arriving was that I booked us an off grid stay in the middle of the Arizona heat! However we couldn't have been more comfortable. In fact when the power went out in town for many hours one night, we were cool and comfortable solely because they are off grid. I'm already plotting a return trip with girlfriends. So, yes, as much as I don't want to I would Highly recommend you treat yourself to a stay at the Mescal Canyon Retreat.
Rennie User ProfileRennie is a superhost.
Response from Rennie:
All I can say is you guys are the greatest! Thank you for your kind and heart warming comments. Rennie
September 2017

Alexandria User Profile
September 2017
Goodness - how to describe the indescribable. I’ll make an attempt, going from macro to micro. The area: gorgeous, tucked away enough to feel quiet and serene but close enough to various towns to feel connected. Butts up to a National Park so you see nothing but the desert for miles. The property: Rennie is a sustainable architect and great care has been given to details, making for a place that has a positive energy that permeates across the entire place. The owners: Warm, open, and endlessly interesting. The room and common area: Wonderfully comfortable with every amenity you could imagine and a view to die for on the patio. The hot tub was our personal favorite. The food: Vegetarian, organic breakfast lovingly cooked by the owners and their caretaker. Again, I’ve tried to use words to describe a feeling/experience more than a place. Can’t recommend enough that you see/feel/experience it yourself.

Jade User Profile
July 2017

Steph User Profile
July 2017
Gorgeous. A great place to "get away." Rennie and Andrea are such wonderful hosts.

Tuesday User Profile
June 2017
This is my second stay at Mescal Canyon! Can't express enough, my gratitude for Rennie and Andreas hospitality, 6STAR accommodations and off the grid luxury! We aspire to create even small scale what they have here one day. From the natural astounding views of the sky, to the casual hiking available on site, the friendly crew of doggies who help to guide and keep watch- everything was perfect for our short escape from the city. I can't wait to return for our third visit!! Thank you so much! The newest building addition to your resort is phenomenal!!! Your ingenuity and creativeness is rock solid!!!

Hillary User Profile
May 2017
Rennie and Andrea's place is the best! We've stayed there multiple times, we got engaged there, and then booked the two rooms for my in-laws for our wedding weekend. They loved it as much as we did. The only thing better than the place are the hosts :)

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Clarkdale, Arizona, United StatesJoined in March 2012
Rennie User ProfileRennie is a superhost.

I am an Architect with a private practice. My company is Architecture Works Green Inc. We specialize in sustainable and green architecture. I have been practicing architecture and building for over 40 years.
My wife, Andrea of 41 years is a master organic gardener, a licensed massage therapist with 30+ years experience and a noted American Tribal Style belly dance teacher.
We live in a beautiful secluded area on 20.5 acres in Clarkdale Arizona. We built and created all the improvements on this property over the last 30 years. All of the buildings are passive solar, built with green and sustainable materials and the entire property is "off the Grid".
We own and operate Mescal Canyon Retreat B&B here as well as my architectural studio.

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Response time: within an hour
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