10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Desert Ridge, Arizona - Updated 2022

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One of the newest communities this side of Arizona, Desert Ridge nonetheless already has made a mark in bringing tourists to the neighborhood. This is partly thanks to the construction of the Desert Ridge Marketplace, essentially an entertainment district right in the desert, home to a number of restaurants, shops, and even cinemas. Music aficionados, meanwhile, will get a kick out of the Musical Instrument Museum. While there are certainly a number of hotels around the area that you can choose from, why not look instead at a house rental to enjoy a comfier, cozier stay? Take your pick from the best Vrbo accommodations in Desert Ridge, Arizona.

1. Luxury condo with resort-like amenities (from USD 105)

Instead of making people choose between a comfy, cozy home and a room in a luxury resort, this accommodation instead blends these two to allow guests to enjoy the best of both worlds. While the property is furnished with all the amenities that would make guests feel right at home, it also comes with features that recall what you can expect from a resort or spa, such as a swimming pool, a private theater, a hot tub, and fitness facilities. To cap it off, commercial establishments such as shops and restaurants are within walking distance from here.

Fully Furnished five star luxury Condo in Pestiges Desert Ridge
8 reviews
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 90
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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I loved the roominess of the condo
The condo was spotless clean
I enjoyed the pool and spa; the grounds were beautiful
The property was very clean and the owners responded quick to my inquiries
It is very clean and the owners responded quickly to my inquiries
The owner was very helpful and suggested places to go and shop for needed grocery items I would definitely recommend this property to stay
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2. Desert-style home (from USD 220)

Ever wondered what it’s like to live like a local in Arizona? This rental allows you to do just that. This property, which has the Sonoran Desert as its backdrop, can accommodate up to four people. It comes with little touches that make the house feel like home, from its decors to its amenities. There’s a swimming pool on the property that guests can use to keep cool. Those who plan on staying here for one week or longer can avail of housekeeping services at an additional fee.

Sonoran Desert Style Home 2BR/2BA + Den and Private Pool
44 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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water runs like an alarm going off
There is everything you need and so much more
There is plenty of room to store your belongings
it is just as described online
The back yard was beautiful with a shaded sitting area for relaxing dinners chaise loungers for sun worshiping
The house was beautiful spacious and very clean
and you cant stand it also if you aren't bald washing your hair in the barely dripping water
The property was very spacious for two people
The pool isn't heated and even if it was the extremely loud noise of children yelling from the other side of the fence
Someone weekly would be good
even had mountain biking trail books for the area
Home was lovely with every accessory for an enjoyable visit
1mile away from JW Marriott with convenient access to highways shopping golf and restaurants Great communication with the owner:
The owner was readily available by phone and helpful but not overbearing
We also enjoyed a spa day at the Marriott right across the street
so if you are looking to get away your out of luck
The location near Desert Ridge Marketplace is great for shopping and dining and the freeway is five minutes away
but Better make it fast because its going to run out in 5 min
This condo is in a quiet neighborhood and we enjoyed walking trails where we saw bunnies and lizards Great location close to shopping center with grocery store
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3. Private and comfortable casita (from USD 379)

The Arizona heat may be much, but this property is decorated and comes with features to help guests stay cool during their stay. Located in a quiet and exclusive neighborhood, this casita is furnished with amenities reminiscent of home, with some bonuses such as a swimming pool, a spa, and a fire pit. As an additional perk, the host provides guests with a welcome pack that includes coffee, tea, water, and fresh fruit.

Upscale Casita with resort-like comforts & privacy in North Phoenix/Scottsdale
41 reviews  Wifi Available
House 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Quiet comfortable and well-furnished
It was great to have access to the lounge chairs pool and outdoor tv area
Our favorite part was relaxing by the pool
Room was well appointed with keurig and coffee microwave and mini fridge stocked with water and enjoyable beverages
the bed was really comfortable and lot's of little touches
Bed was comfortable and linens crisp and clean Bath towels were
The bed was extremely comfy and the temperature system was fantastic
We enjoyed our "resort" in the yard
Sue and John were thoughtful hosts
John and Sue were great hosts
appreciated the responsiveness of the hosts and the variety of water teas and coffees made available for our use
You made us feel at home
We also loved being greeted by Shelby their very cute very friendly dog
Casita is located in a quiet neighborhood and close to amenities Loved our stay here
Loved the location as well
quite and Comfortable Sue was very charming and friendly Easy access to the entire Phoenix community
We stayed in the Casita portion of John and Sue's home
We had everything we needed right there from snacks to coffee from a nice Keruig
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4. Tastefully decorated apartment with a pool view (from USD 134)

This rental is proof that it is possible to use tasteful decorations to make a home look cozy and inviting. Both bedrooms give guests overlooking views of the swimming pool. The master’s bedroom comes with a walk-in closet and an ensuite that comes complete with his and hers sinks. The property also comes with a full kitchen, and the living room features a big-screen TV. Two mountain bikes are provided for guests’ use during their stay. Do note that you will need to climb a flight of stairs to get to the property.

Killer Pool View in Desert Ridge 90 day rental
9 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 90
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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the use of the garage was really a plus in our view
The owner was very responsive with any questions we had
golf and baseball training camp are very near
Owners Kim and John were very gracious
You can tell that the the owner Kim takes great pride in her condo
This is an exceptional property that you should give serious consideration to Extremely well appointed comfortable and convenient -- close to the 101 Highway and very close to stores
You are 20 min from Cave Creek and Carefree 10 min from West World shopping and restaurants everywhere
was like a page out of Architectural Digest
Wow This was a well decorated condo in a great location Close to shopping restaurants and activities yet convenient to many main roads
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5. Luxurious studio villa (from USD 138)

If you want to go all out on your romantic holiday in Desert Ridge, this could very well be the property for you. This property, a unit in Marriott’s Canyon Villas, is essentially what you get when you blend an apartment and a hotel room and add some resort amenities in the mix. The rental, which comes with accessibility features, is equipped with a kitchenette, cable TV, and high-speed WiFi. As a bonus, the luxurious amenities of Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, including its golf course and spa, are accessible to guests who stay here.

Marriott Canyon Villas Studio
51 reviews
villa 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

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We enjoyed having access to all the amenities at JW too
We enjoyed our 3 night stay
These met our needs fine with no need to shuttle or drive to the large resort
very nice room and all access to the amenities at the JW
And one of the best beds
right next door Loved our stay
Staff at the property was very friendly and helpful
WE had a wonderful time
The shuttle was timely and everyone very friendly
The Shuttle drivers were prompt and informative making visits to the Mall and the JW Marriott Resort quick and easy Once we found that the shuttle would take us to the mall
the Marriot Canyon Villas Beautiful grounds
Great location with lots of shopping and restaurants near Wonderful facilities at the property
Perfect place to relax by the pool Close to restaurants and shopping
Perfect location next to the JW Marriott Attended a conference there and it was great to walk to my room
We loved everything about this property
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6. Two-bedroom home in a central location (from USD 281)

This rental, which fits four, is located right at the heart of Desert Ridge, making it easy for guests to get around town and the surrounding areas. If you love water, you will get a kick out of the swimming pool in this rental, which features a waterfall. Guests can enjoy views of the desert and the golf course from here. Inside, the master bedroom, which opens directly to the backyard, comes with an ensuite and a walk-in closet. The second bedroom also comes with a closet, so storage space should not be a problem. The house is furnished with all the essentials for guests’ comfort and convenience.

Desert Ridge Living On Palmer Golf Course, Resort Like Backyard
39 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Also half of the light bulbs were burnt out or didn't work and the shower head in the master bathroom looked like it had so much soap scum that we never used it
My only disappointment was that the pool wasn't heated and was much too cold to swim
we had to call to request cleaning
clean spacious and comfortable
we had to clean it
We were impressed with the very friendly responsive owners
then the ice maker broke
Owners are very responsive with any issues or questions
we appreciated the location the tranquility
They are very nice people to deal with Highly recommend them and their property
Great house in a great location
We have stayed in several VRBO properties in the Phoenix area and this was by far the best house at the best price
There were bugs in the tubs and in various places around the house
This location is close to freeways and shopping but still far enough away to be peaceful
The home is located close to a lot of great amenities and is in a very convenient location If we had any issues Glenn came right away
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7. Vacation home right by the golf course

Here’s another option for golf enthusiasts. This rental is perched on the 12th green, which also incidentally provides guests with fantastic views of the sunset. The five-bedroom home, which sleeps 10 (eight adults and two children), is also close to shops and restaurants, as well as to some hiking trails. The property is furnished with the essentials with some add-ons such as a swimming pool and a fireplace. For those who prefer swimming in warm waters, the swimming pool can be heated for an additional fee. This is a wheelchair-friendly property.

Golf Course Home. Amazing Location. Gorgeous Views!
30 reviews
House 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
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The kitchen was well stocked for cooking meals
8 adults and one infant with plenty of room Quiet neighborhood
as part of the amenities -although temperature exceeded the 100
it's own attached bathroom and some had doors leading outside or to the courtyard
The house itself is large immaculate and well appointed with everything you need to create a comfortable and relaxing home-away-from-home
Danny was friendly responsive polite and professional
He welcomed us himself was easy to reach throughout
was personally very attentive and checked in by text to make certain we were all set
Danny was always available to answer questions Always checking in to make sure everything was going well
we have visited a game of the Cardinals in preseason and went out for drinks in Desert Ridge and Scottsdale
The house is in a quiet neighborhood that is just minutes away from numerous stores and restaurants
The location is in a quiet gated area but close to amenities and entertainment
The house is close to Desert Ridge Marketplace which has shopping and plenty of restaurants and near the 101
The property sits on the edge of a golf course and we watched the LPGA tournament
Just up Tatum from Desert Ridge Marketplace and a short distance down from Pinnacle Peak which going east brings you over to Scottsdale Road Plenty of restaurants grocery stores and various sh...
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8. Cozy apartment for two

This cozy apartment can accommodate up to two people, making this a great choice for couples on holiday. Its location cannot be beaten, being within walking distance of restaurants, shops, and the cinema. It’s also close to the Musical Instruments Museum if you want to drop by. The apartment is furnished with all the amenities to make guests feel right at home. As an added perk, on-site massages can be provided at an additional fee.

The Vacation to the Heart of Adventure! Suitable for couples-1 mile MAYO Clinic
21150 n tatum blvd 4 apt 2036
5 reviews
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Upscale home with backyard patio

If you’re a golf enthusiast who can’t wait to reach the Wildfire Golf Club - which is already within walking distance from this home - make sure to grab this property, which has a putting green right in its yard. This is not the only feature that this home, which fits up to eight people, has to offer. It also has a full kitchen, laundry facilities, a barbecue grill, a working fireplace, a fire pit, a flat-screen TV, and even some video games thrown in. The town’s attractions, including its shops and restaurants, are within easy access from here.

Upscale Phoenix Home w/ Backyard Patio Near Golf!
4840 East Estevan Road
25 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

10. Space for six in an upscale condo community

This rental is in an upscale condo community, and its location is reflected in the luxurious furnishings that you can find inside the unit. These include a spacious and elegantly decorated living room with flat-screen TVs, a fully furnished kitchen complete with condiments, a barbecue grill on the patio, and two bedrooms furnished with luxurious bedding. As a bonus, the master bedroom also provides exquisite views of the desert.

Stunning pool view condo, resort-like amenities in Desert Ridge/North Phoenix
2 reviews
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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the condo was absolutely wonderful - from the fully stocked kitchen (sincerely appreciated the extra spices
etc and condiments in the refrigerator) very comfortable king bed in master and the the pool just being a walk around the corner
her onsite agent was a gem and very attentive to all needs Second
First off Janice is an exceptional owner in all requests and responses to any questions Connie
The condo is also stocked with extra toiletries that was nice Location was second to none and access to all stores was easy without having to always access any freeways Would definite book again
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Cool off in the desert

There is a certain kind of wild beauty in Arizona’s arid lands, but the heat can also take a toll on visitors. While there are certainly hotels - both luxury and budget - in the area, there is still a special kind of something that you can only find in a homey environment. Cool off and rest in your desert holiday by staying in one of these Vrbo accommodations.

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