Whether you’re visiting the Valley or planning a staycation, there are plenty of places to make you feel like you are a thousand miles from home. Luxury hotels in Phoenix metro area are not difficult to find. In fact, the toughest decision one might have is in choosing which one of these pampering palaces to experience. Sunny, dry weather makes the Valley a hot destination spot year-round. And local luxury hoteliers take pride in making their accommodations inviting for visitors looking for recreation and relaxation of the five-star variety.
Luxury Hotels In Phoenix
The Canyon Suites at the Phoenician
The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician, nestled next to iconic Camelback Mountain on the grounds of the grand Phoenician Resort, is an exclusive 60-room boutique hotel. Every room and suite features floor-to-ceiling views, desert artwork and plush, signature bedding. Guests at The Canyon Suites enjoy unique amenities, such as ‘The Hour of Joy,’ a posh take on the evening happy hour, featuring select wine from The Phoenician’s multi-million-dollar collection, complemented by gourmet small plates. Every Canyon Suites guest has access to a Canyon Suites Ambassador, a special concierge who helps guests schedule activities and make arrangements for spa golf and others.
Firesky Resort and Spa
Experience the elements in play at Scottsdale’s Firesky Resort and Spa. Fire, water, earth and air are represented in the architecture and themes that run throughout this pet-friendly luxury boutique hotel. The grounds at Firesky include a sandy beach pool and a Mediterranean-inspired lagoon, along with a lush garden courtyard and intimate spots for sitting and relaxing with fire pits and fountains.
Pets are welcome at no charge and the hotel provides complimentary food bowls and a pet bed during guest stay.
Hotel Palomar Phoenix CityScape
Situated in downtown Phoenix, Hotel Palomar Phoenix CityScape gets high marks for its spacious modern decor and trendy atmosphere. This luxury boutique hotel boasts a rooftop pool overlooking downtown Phoenix and offers complimentary bikes to cruise around the city. Guests can also enjoy the hotel’s on-site salon and spa, as well as live afternoon entertainment at Palomar’s rooftop garden.
Hotel Palomar hosts an evening social hour for all guests every night from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Arizona Grand Resort
Fitness, family and fun fuel the feel of Phoenix’s Arizona Grand Resort. With its 20,000 square-foot Athletic Club and an eight-story tower – complete with three water slides, this resort was built with the active guest in mind. The grounds also include an award-winning par 71 golf course and a spa facility that puts emphasis on the resort’s desert environment with mud treatments and body masks. Visitors can also take advantage of the resort’s Sonoran Desert surroundings with a walking tour through the nearby South Mountain Preserve.
The resort has a limited number of Villas for ownership, if a week long visit to Arizona Grand is just not enough.
Jw Marriott Phoenix desert ridge resort & spa
This northern Phoenix resort offers luxury and privacy to travel-weary visitors. Tucked away in the hills and mountains of north Phoenix, JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa was designed to offer guests the full spectrum of resort amenities. The stunning grand lobby leads guests onto the sprawling resort grounds, where splashing fountains, palm-tree lined walkways and fire pits welcome guests to take pause and unwind. The hotel is home to Arizona’s largest ballroom, as well as a championship golf course, several restaurants, a spa salon and, for families, a water park with four acres of sparkling waterways. Whether you’re set for a adventure and recreation, or rest and rejuvenation, the JW Marriott Desert Ridge accommodates all guests.
Royal Palms Resort and Spa
With an intimate yet upscale feel, it is no surprise that the Royal Palms has attracted big names, like George W Bush in 2004. The five-star resort is located a mere three miles (5km) from Camelback Mountain and just a short drive from Old Town Scottsdale and Downtown Phoenix. Rooms boast a quintessentially Southwestern vibe, and some even have fireplaces and patios. Along with the open-air Alvadora spa, the Royal Palms’ restaurant is a real draw – T Cook’s features seasonal, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and has the perfect outdoor dining area for enjoying the beautiful Phoenix weather (summer months excluded).
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