So you’ve found yourself in Scottsdale, Arizona. This satellite city of Phoenix, Arizona was named by the New York Times as “The Beverly Hills of the Desert.” Scottsdale has become internationally recognized and regarded as one of the most expensive and posh areas in the United States and a premiere tourist destination, all while maintaining its own identity and culture as “The West’s Most Western Town.” So, it is no wonder that you have found yourself in this wonderful city. But, the only question is, what are the hotels like? Well, from the latter statements, they’re one word, NICE. But, the only thing, which ones should you stay in? Well, that’s why I have researched and reviewed the top three of the hotels in Scottsdale. So sit back, and enjoy reading on about the wonderful hotels that this even more wonderful city has to offer.
The first hotel in which I reviewed is The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. This five-star hotel is a desert oasis with mountain views. When you enter the Spanish Colonial-style lobby it is evident that there is something for everyone. The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess offers golfers the FBR Open and can play on two 18-hole championship courses, families can enjoy the swimming pools and even a water park, and are you business traveler? Well, you will definitely enjoy the 61,000 square feet of meeting space. However, what if you are a couple traveling on to romantic experiences? Well, this Fairmont offers couples a romantic desert setting and a luxurious day spa. Some of the amenities that this hotel offers its guests is a rooftop swimming pool, Sonoran Splash, which is a water park with two giant slides. Do you have teens traveling with you? Well, there is even a complimentary Kids Club and teen room. This hotel offers 651 guestrooms and suites all designed in Southerwestern style. All rooms include three phones, including one cordless, and high-speed Internet access for a surcharge.
The second hotel in which I reviewed is The Boulders Resord and Golden Door Spa. This hotel is a quite Southwest retreat that is set amongst dramatic desert boulders. When guests enter the lobby they are immediately taken back by the wooden ceilings, fireplaces, skylights, and the Native American art. There are two championship courses on the grounds of this hotel, which attracts golfers of any level. Couples can enjoy the range of spa treatments and parents enjoy the opportunity to introduce their children to an unspoiled desert as well as the adjacent Heard Museum. Some of the other amenities this hotel offers its guests include eight tennis courts, as well as a 33,000 square foot spa, Golden Door Spa. This hotel has 160 guest casitas with private patios. All rooms include wireless Internet access for a surcharge.
And the last hotel in which I reviewed is The Phoenician. This five star luxury hotel is set amongst scenic mountain. This hotel boasts of natural beauty as it is set against the slop of Camelback Mountain. Some of the amenities this hotel offers is The Centre for Well-Being Spa, which offers a comprehensive selection of treatments. Guests can wanter through a 2-acre cactus garden, and admire an extensive international art collection, and enjoy nine swimming pools. There is also a 27-hole championship golf course, and 12 secluded tennis courts. This hotel offers 654 guestrooms which are spread across two four-story buildings, 16 casitas, and the 40-suite Canyon building. All guestrooms average around 600 square feet. And all rooms feature a 32-inch flat screen TV, oversized Italian marble baths, and high-speed Internet access for a surcharge.
6000 E. Camelback Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
The Boulders Resort and Golden Door Spa
34631 N. Tom Darlington Drive
Carefree, AZ 85377
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 East Princess Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85255