If you decide to stay near the center of Payson, there are a small number of accommodations. Within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) distance of the heart of town, you'll find 8 Expedia-listed hotels.
There are a number hotels that are within a 5 kilometres (3 miles) of Payson's city heart, including the Comfort Inn Payson and Quality Inn.
The Super 8 Payson is nicely positioned 4 kilometres (3 miles) away from the center of Payson and is an ideal choice for visitors who are watching their pennies. For another option, look into the Americas Best Value Inn.
You could also check out the Kohl's Ranch Lodge by Diamond Resorts and the Majestic Mountain Inn. The Kohl's Ranch Lodge by Diamond Resorts is 20 kilometres (14 miles) away from the heart of Payson. The Majestic Mountain Inn, is located 5 kilometres (3 miles) away. Some other alternatives around Payson are the Days Inn and Suites of Payson and the Knights Inn Payson.
Interested in seeing more of the desert landscapes and canyons that this area features? Why not plan some extra nights in some of the other parts of Northern Arizona? Whether you join in with the common regional activities, such as snowboarding, or simply travel around to see the sights you will be able to reserve comfortable hotel accommodation in the area.
Uptown Sedona is 85 kilometres (53 miles) to the northwest of Payson and is where you'll find West Loop Trail and Lost Canyon Trail. Should you wish to spend a night or two in Uptown Sedona, check out the room rates at the L'Auberge de Sedona and El Portal Sedona Hotel. Or, you could consider staying in Oak Creek, 75 kilometres (48 miles) to the northwest of Payson, where you'll find the Canyon Villa Inn with the View Bed & Breakfast and Adobe Village Inn. The Oakcreek Country Club and Sedona Dream Theater are a couple of the most popular attractions to explore should you visit Oak Creek.
If you are flying into or out of Sky Harbor International Airport and are looking to stay nearby try Phoenix Airport Marriott or Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes.