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    AMNH Southwestern Research Station

    2003 W. Cave Creek Road, Portal, AZ 85632
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Business Centre
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
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    Reviewed 11 April 2016

    American Museum Of Natural History's South Western Research Station, Portal Arizona in the heart of the the Chiricahua Mountains is a paradise for Research Scientists,naturalist, birders, hikers and true lovers of nature. This is a working research station, not a resort. Scientists are conducting biological...More

    3  Thank Gershwin12
    Reviewed 18 May 2014

    Background: we came here for birding, hiking, natural history, etc. Notable positives: spacious, functional rooms (we stayed in #9); convenient food service (3 basic meals a day provided and included with your daily rate); grounds are fantastic with many bird species, deer and other animals...More

    6  Thank Trogons
    Reviewed 22 November 2013

    Consider the Southwestern Research Station summer camp for adults, nature-loving adults in particular. This is NOT the place to come if you're looking for the lap of luxury, but the cabins are clean and comfortable, the food (served camp style) is very good to excellent,...More

    3  Thank Mctick
    Reviewed 20 June 2011

    The best part of course is the birding, and this was the best overall birding spot in the area when we stayed here the second week of April. It was also great fun for us to meet other birders and naturalists and to share their...More

    2  Thank C0l0traveller
    Reviewed 20 October 2010

    We've stayed at the Southwest Research Station for several years now during a bicycle trip. It's incredibly gorgeous. There's so much to see in the area that we've yet to see. It's a favorite for birders, cyclists (road and mountain), and hikers. Staying at the...More

    1  Thank Tucson_AZCyclegal
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Arizona >
    • Portal
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    "Units consist of groupings of 3 rooms. The groups on the edges have more windows."
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