House Rules and FAQ

  • Experience historic charm and wellness at Don Hoel’s Cabins Venue & Resort in Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona! 16 unique cabins from the 1920’s, private creek access, on-site coffee house, shared bbq grills, hammocks and its close proximity to West Fork and Slide Rock make it an idyllic vacation getaway. 
  • Our property does not have laundry facilities.
  • Our remote location may often limit cell phone reception. 
  • All cabins have Air Conditioning and Heat.
  • On-site Oak Creek Canyon Coffee House is open daily 7am-5pm.
  • Holidays require a 3-night minimum stay.
  • Check-in: 4:00pm Check-out: 11:00 am
  • Specific cabins can be requested, but not guaranteed. 
  • Quiet hours are from 9pm-7am. This is a county ordinance.
  • Cash and all major Credit Cards (Visa, Master Card, and American Express) are accepted.
  • Cash is not accepted for reservations.

We understand that your furry friends are part of the family, and we’re delighted to welcome well-behaved dogs to Don Hoel’s Cabins. To ensure a pleasant stay for all our guests, please review our pet policy below:

Pet Fee:

  • Dogs under 25 lbs: $50 per stay.
  • Dogs over 25 lbs: $75 per stay.
  • Please inform us in advance if you plan to bring your pet so we can make the necessary arrangements and provide a comfortable stay for your furry companion.


Pet Rules:

  • Dogs must not be left unattended inside the cabin at any time.
  • Ensure your dog is on a leash when outside the cabin and within the property grounds.
  • Guests are responsible for any damage caused by their pets and will be charged accordingly.
  • Please pick up after your pet immediately.
  • Excessive barking that disturbs other guests is not permitted.
  • By adhering to these guidelines, you’ll help us maintain a pet-friendly environment for all our guests. Thank you for your cooperation, and we look forward to hosting you and your four-legged friend at Don Hoel’s Cabins!
  • In order to preserve the pristine environment,  we are a NON-smoking property.
  • No fire pits allowed on property. 
  • County-wide fire ban effective January, 01 2023.
  • “No Shows” will be charged for the entire reservation.
  • Single Night bookings must be paid in full at the time of booking, and are not cancellable.
  • Single night stays are non-refundable.
  • Single Cabin cancellations require a 14 day notice prior to the scheduled arrival date. For reservations of 2 or more nights, if a cancellation is made less than 14 days before the arrival date, you are responsible and will be charged for the entire reservation, less any nights we are able to re-rent.  In the event that we are able to re-rent your entire reservation, only a $30.00 fee will be assessed.
  • Holidays and Multi-Cabin booking cancellations require a 30 day notice prior to the scheduled arrival date. If a cancellation is made less than 30 days before the arrival date, you are responsible and will be charged for the entire reservation, less any nights we are able to re-rent.  In the event that we are able to re-rent your entire reservation, only a $30.00 fee will be assessed (per cabin).
  • Large Group cancellations require a 90 day notice prior to the scheduled arrival date. If a cancellation is made less than 90 days before the arrival date, you are responsible and will be charged for the entire reservation, less any nights we are able to re-rent.  In the event that we are able to re-rent your entire reservation, only a $30.00 fee will be assessed (per cabin).
  • Don Hoel’s has the right to refuse service or cancel any reservation if deemed necessary. 
  • $25 processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

Welcome to Don Hoel’s Cabins, your serene getaway in nature. We’re delighted to have you as our guest! To ensure a relaxing and enjoyable stay, please take a moment to review our house manual.

  • Private Creek Access:
    We’re fortunate to offer private creek access for your enjoyment. Whether you’re fishing, wading, or simply relaxing by the water, please respect the natural beauty of this area. Be mindful of the environment and wildlife, and remember to leave no trace behind.
  • Disconnect and Connect with Nature:
    No WiFi: Calm Coves Cabin is intentionally designed as a digital detox destination. There is no WiFi available, allowing you to fully disconnect from the online world and reconnect with the natural world around you.
    No Cable/TV: Instead of TV, we encourage you to unwind by reading a book, playing board games, or stargazing. The absence of screens will help you immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings.
  • Outdoor Activities:
    Explore the hiking trails nearby.
    Enjoy the private deck and barbecue grill for outdoor meals.
    Birdwatching, wildlife photography, and nature walks are highly recommended.
  • Safety and Consideration:
    Please be cautious when using the fireplace and firepit. Keep children and pets at a safe distance.
    Use the provided waste bags to clean up after your pets.
    Respect quiet hours to ensure a peaceful environment for all guests.
  • Supplies and Amenities:
    The cabin is equipped with essential amenities, including a fully stocked kitchen (one frying pan, sauce pain and pot, plus tableware and utensils), bedding, and towels.
    If you need additional supplies or have any questions during your stay, feel free to contact our property management team.
  • Departure Instructions:
    Before you check out, please ensure that the cabin is left in a tidy condition.
    Remove all personal items and trash.
    Follow the provided check-out instructions for locking up and returning the key.
Thank you for choosing Don Hoel’s Cabins for your nature retreat. We hope you find peace and tranquility during your stay. If you have any questions or require assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Enjoy your time in this beautiful natural setting!

Welcome to the enchanting neighborhood of Don Hoel’s Cabins in Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona. Nestled amidst the stunning red rock landscape, this hidden gem offers a unique blend of natural beauty and modern comforts. Here’s what you can expect from our neighborhood:

  • Scenic Beauty:
    Surrounded by the iconic red rock formations and lush forests of Oak Creek Canyon, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views at every turn. The pristine Oak Creek runs through the area, offering a tranquil setting for relaxation and exploration.
  • Private Creek Access:
    One of the most cherished features of our neighborhood is the private creek access just across the street from the property. This exclusive access is reserved for resort guests, allowing you to dip your toes in the refreshing waters of Oak Creek, go fishing, or simply unwind by the creek’s soothing sounds.
  • Quaint and Cozy Cabins:
    Don Hoel’s Cabins comprises 16 charming log cabins, each uniquely designed to provide a cozy and rustic retreat. Whether you’re traveling as a couple, a family, or a group of friends, you’ll find the perfect accommodation to suit your needs.
  • On-Site Coffee House:
    Start your mornings right at our on-site coffee house. Sip on a freshly brewed cup of coffee or tea while taking in the serene surroundings. It’s the perfect way to fuel up before a day of adventure in Sedona.
  • Limited Room Service Available:
    For those moments when you prefer a quiet evening in, our resort offers room service delivery from 11am-5:30pm. Enjoy a delicious and nutritious meal from our coffee house in the comfort of your cabin while taking in the  enchanting Sedona sky. Simply visit the coffee house in the morning and let the attendant know what and when you’re ready for delivery.
  • Nearby Attractions:
    While Don Hoel’s Cabins offers a tranquil escape, you’re still conveniently close to some of Sedona’s most popular attractions, including Slide Rock and Grasshopper swimming hole or West Fork trailhead. Hike the scenic trails, explore art galleries, or experience the spiritual vortexes that make Sedona famous.
  • Friendly Staff:
    Our attentive and welcoming staff are here to ensure you have a memorable stay. Feel free to reach out to us for recommendations, assistance, or any special requests. 


Don Hoel’s Cabins in Oak Creek Canyon is not just a place to stay; it’s an experience. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Sedona while enjoying the comfort and charm of our rustic cabins. We look forward to hosting you and making your visit to this extraordinary neighborhood truly unforgettable.

At Don Hoel’s Cabins we prioritize your safety and convenience. Our standard check-in process is contactless, ensuring a seamless arrival experience for all our guests. Here’s how it works: 

Booking Confirmation: After you’ve booked your stay with us, you will receive a confirmation email with all the information you need for your upcoming visit.

Access Instructions: Prior to your arrival, we will provide you with detailed access instructions, including the cabin’s address, directions, and a unique access code for the keyless entry system.

Self-Check-In: On the day of your arrival, simply follow the provided instructions to access the cabin. There’s no need to pick up keys or wait at a front desk. Once you’re inside, you’re free to settle in and start enjoying your peaceful retreat. Our contactless check-in process ensures minimal physical contact and maximum convenience. If you’re interested in booking a wellness retreat in the future we encourage you to view Kena Wellness Resort Sedona AZ to find out about our yoga, massages and meal offerings.

If you have any questions or require assistance during your stay, our on-site coffee house is open 7am-5pm and the property management team is just a phone call or message away, ready to provide support and make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

We’re committed to providing you with a safe and comfortable experience. We look forward to hosting you soon!