Rooms & Amenities

Spirit in the Desert accommodations include well-appointed guest rooms with comfortable beds, en-suite bathrooms and luxurious outdoor balconies. The two-story Yackel guest lodge was designed by the world-famous Taliesin architects.

Spirit in the Desert offers all of the amenities and beautiful environs to make your group day or overnight event successful, memorable and affordable, including:

  • Well-appointed guest rooms with comfortable beds, in-room bathrooms and luxurious outdoor balconies.
  • 24-hour coffee/tea refreshments, water, ice, laundry.
  • Seven indoor meeting spaces suitable for group sizes from 5 to 90, equipped with comfortable, flexible seating and access to AV equipment.
  • A spacious dining room featuring professionally prepared buffet meals that can be tailored to your group by our Chef. Indoor or patio seating provide spectacular mountain views.
  • Additional small group indoor and outdoor gathering spaces.
  • A refreshing heated pool and spa.
  • Serene environs that include a meditation labyrinth, reflective walking path, fountains and a striking desert landscape.
  • WiFi access throughout the site.
  • Nearby recreational activities include hiking, horseback riding, biking, museums, eclectic dining and shopping.
  • On-Site Host for prearranged late check-ins after our staff leaves at 9 pm. The On-Site Host is in residence from 9 pm to 7 am every day.


Fourteen large rooms can comfortably house 2 to 4 guests each.  All rooms have queen beds as standard, and many also have a hide-away or space for an additional roll-away bed.


Two-story Yackel Lodge features 6 suites, each with 2 bedrooms and a common living room area. Rooms have either a full size bed and one extended twin size bed, or 2 extended twin beds.  Each living room has a Queen Sleeper sofa.