Take A Peek Inside North America’s First Landscape Hotel


Ambiente Hotel room with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking trees and red rock mountains


They say good things come to those who wait, and Ambiente delivers on this promise. As North America’s first landscape hotel, this adults-only property in Sedona, Arizona, pushed back its opening date from mid-January to summer 2022—a delay that has only served to build anticipation.

The resort consists of 40 cube-shaped accommodations, referred to as “Atriums.” The collection appears to float over the landscape, with each Atrium perched upon stilts and crafted out of charcoal-colored metal that seems to blend into the surroundings. Floor-to-ceiling bronze-tinted glass affords nearly 360-degree views over Coconino National Forest and those red-rock monoliths for which Sedona is famous.

Equally important, however, is the landscape architecture by Green Magic Landscaping, which not only sought to preserve every native tree on the three-acre property but also reactivate an ancient waterway that coils through the land. All this makes for a one-of-a-kind experience, even without considering the luxe amenities. In addition to smart-room technology, minimalist design and organic touches like live-edge wooden coffee tables, nearly every Atrium boasts a private rooftop deck with a fire pit and daybed where you can literally sleep under the stars.