The southwestern U.S. state best known for the Grand Canyon is packed with spectacular landscapes, majestic mountain ranges, arid deserts, and ponderosa pine-covered mountain towns. Popular natural attractions and sites include the cactus-filled Sonoran Desert landscape of the Saguaro National Park, the Kartchner Caverns, the 13,000-year-old Petrified Forest, and the magnificent Monument Valley. The state is also home to a plethora of high-end, upscale, and luxury resorts, hotels and bed and breakfasts where visitors can stay while exploring the incredible state. Here are some of them.
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© Arizona Biltmore
Built in 1929, the Arizona Biltmore is a luxury resort is set on 39 acres of beautifully manicured and maintained landscapes with eight outdoor swimming pools, a 92-foot waterslide and a swim-up bar, seven tennis courts, and two championship golf courses. The deluxe hotel features stylishly appointed guest rooms and suites with chic décor, balconies with beautiful views and modern amenities such as minibars, flat-screen televisions, and complimentary wireless Internet. Upgraded suites and private villas have full kitchens, wet bars, and living spaces with fireplaces, while Club Rooms have personal concierges and butler services and enjoy access to a private lounge with a free continental breakfast every morning and drinks throughout the day. Additional facilities at the resort include five restaurants and bars, an exclusive spa and wellness center, a 24-hour fitness center, and a children’s camp and playground.
2400 E Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016, Phone: 602-955-6600
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2.Sonoran Desert Inn and Conference Center
© Sonoran Desert Inn and Conference Center
Sonoran Desert Inn and Conference Center is a gorgeous hotel set within Ajo's landmark Curley School Campus, transformed in 2011 into a beautiful Southwest Industrial-style hotel complex by architect Rob Paulus. 21 guest rooms and suites preserve many elements of the original school campus, highlighting eight-foot windows providing expansive natural light. All rooms offer amenities like private baths, tea and coffee makers, in-room air conditioning, and complimentary wireless internet, with select upgraded rooms adding kitchenettes and dining space. Larger groups can stay at the hotel's Mesquite Bunkhouse, which sleeps up to 12 and offers two full bathrooms. Onsite amenities include the 24-hour Ocotillo Guest Lounge, which offers satellite cable televisions and games, and a full commercial kitchen which can be rented for catering for group stays.
55 South Orilla Avenue, Ajo, AZ 85321, Phone: 520- 373-0804
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3.L'Auberge de Sedona
© L'Auberge de Sedona
Resting on the banks of Oak Creek in the heart of Sedona’s famed Red Rock country, L’Auberge de Sedona is a luxurious resort and spa that promises an unforgettable experience. The 11-acre resort is centrally located in Oak Creek Canyon and just minutes from the Red Rock trails, shops, and galleries and Uptown Sedona. Balancing classic refinement with a casual ambiance and the impeccable service of a five-star hotel, L’Auberge de Sedona exudes a sense of peace and well-being. Designed to seamlessly blend in with and absorb the beauty the surrounding natural environment, the boutique resort features sophisticated cottages and guest quarters decorated in a modern French country style with outdoor cedar showers, large private decks, and outdoor fireplaces.
301 Little Lane, Sedona, AZ 86336, Phone: 800-905-5745
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© Arizona Inn
Built in 1930 by Arizona's first female representative to the U.S. Congress, Isabella Greenway, the Arizona Inn is a charming inn set in a beautifully preserved Spanish Colonial Revival building and surrounded by a variety of pink stuccoed masonry structures with architectural detailing and 14 acres of exquisitely landscaped gardens. The upscale, Southwestern-style hotel features inviting traditional casita-style guest rooms and suites with en-suite bathrooms, pull-out sofas, and private balconies with lovely desert views. Modern amenities include minibars, coffeemakers, flat-screen televisions with DVD players and complimentary wireless Internet. The hotel has a sparkling outdoor swimming pool and sun deck, two tennis courts and a fitness center, a fine-dining American restaurant, poolside cantina and elegant bar, and several indoor and outdoor spaces for private events.
2200 E Elm St, Tucson, AZ 85719, Phone: 520-325-1541
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5.Greer Peaks Lodge
© Greer Peaks Lodge
Greer Peaks Lodge is a hidden gem within the scenic White Mountains region, originally opened to the public in the 1970s. The resort, which is Greer's largest overnight lodging option, has been recently fully renovated, offering 14 beautiful guest rooms and suites that feature flat screen televisions, in-room safes, and cozy fireplaces. Suites sleep up to eight guests, offering two bedrooms and a lovely loft space. All guests can enjoy complimentary hot breakfast each morning in the lodge's dining room, along with complimentary use of kayaks and canoes for exploring the region's beautiful lakes and rivers. Other amenities include a wet and dry sauna, two whirlpool tubs, a state-of-the-art exercise center, and a game room.
1 Main St, Greer, AZ 85927, Phone: 928-735-9977
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6.Enchantment Resort and Mii Amo Spa
© Enchantment Resort and Mii Amo Spa
Set on 70 acres of scenic natural terrain at the doorway of the secluded Boynton Canyon, the Enchantment Resort® is surrounded by magnificent red rock formations and promises a tranquil escape for the body, mind, and soul. The deluxe resort features sleek guest rooms and suites with
Southwestern-inspired décor and furnishings and private decks with spectacular views of the red rock mountains. Upgraded rooms and suites have spacious living areas with fireplaces and kitchens, and some have private pools or hot tubs, along with modern amenities such as coffeemakers, flat-screen televisions, and complimentary wireless Internet. Upscale facilities include an exclusive spa and wellness center, a fully equipped fitness center, two restaurants, a tapas bar, and a casual café, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, five tennis courts, nature trails for hiking, and a children’s activity program.
525 Boynton Canyon Road, Sedona, AZ 86336, Phone: 928-282-2900 or 888-250-1699
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7.Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
© Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is a deluxe resort in the Scottsdale region of Arizona with Southwestern-inspired accommodations, sophisticated restaurants offering modern Mexican, Latin, and American fare, and stylish facilities. The hotel features beautifully appointed guests rooms and suites with en-suite bathrooms and whirlpool tubs, living areas with fireplaces, pull-out sofas, wet bars, coffeemakers, and private balconies or terraces with exceptional views. Amenities include a five-star spa offering pampering treatments and facials, a fully equipped fitness center, a modern business center with event spaces, a cocktail lounge, and outdoor swimming pools with poolside bars. Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is a few miles from the TPC Scottsdale golf club and a short drive from Piestewa Peak.
7575 E Princess Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, Phone: 480-585-4848
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8.The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
© The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North is a swanky resort hotel in the heart of the Scottsdale that offers an unforgettable desert escape. Featuring two outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, and three acclaimed restaurants, the deluxe resort is a short drive away from Old Town Scottsdale. The hotel features beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites with private balconies or terraces boasting beautiful desert or swimming pool views, refined wood décor and furnishings, rich cream linens, plush bathrobes and slippers, and modern conveniences such as flat-screen televisions, iPod docks, coffeemakers, and complimentary wireless Internet.
10600 E Crescent Moon Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85262, Phone: 480-513-5145
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9.Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort
© Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort
Set on 39 acres of pristine landscapes in the Catalina foothills, Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort is a high-end hotel that was built in 1929 and features rustic-chic historic and hacienda-style rooms and casitas surrounded by beautifully manicured gardens and grounds. Situated just five miles from the magnificent Sabino Canyon, the hotel features an acclaimed restaurant with an expansive wine cellar, a modern business center with meeting rooms and event spaces, and a communal patio and lounge area where guests can relax. Comfortably furnished guest rooms and casitas have spacious living areas with fireplaces, cozy bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, private patios with views, and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions, iPod docks, mini-fridges, and complimentary wireless Internet.
5501 N Hacienda Del Sol Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718, Phone: 520-299-1501
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10.Hotel Valley Ho
© Hotel Valley Ho
Set in Scottsdale’s trendy Arts District, the Hotel Valley Ho is an arty vintage hotel dating back to the 1950s with mid-century design rooms and suites, classic décor and modern amenities. Located two blocks away from the bustling Main Street and its cafés, bars, and restaurants, the hotel offers comfortable accommodations with plush beds, en-suite bathrooms with showers, kitchens with washer/dryers, mini-fridges and microwaves (available for a fee), and private balconies or patios with charming views. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool with private cabanas, a hip poolside bar and live music and DJs throughout the week, as well as a fitness center and spa, and an elegant ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows for special celebrations and events.
6850 E Main St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, Phone: 480-376-2600
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11.Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch
© Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch is a splendid resort and spa in Scottsdale that is ideally located for exploring all the town has to offer, including Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home, Taliesin West. The hotel offers sleek, polished guest rooms and suites with kitchenettes and spacious living areas, en-suite bathrooms with showers, private balconies with lovely views, and modern conveniences such as flat-screen televisions, and complimentary wireless Internet. Then deluxe resort has ten swimming pools, an exclusive spa, and wellness center, tennis courts, and a championship golf course, as well as five restaurants and bars, and a business center with meeting rooms and event spaces.
7500 E Doubletree Ranch Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, Phone: 480-444-1234
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12.Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
© Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
Located a few miles from the beautiful Sabino Canyon and the historic cavalry post of Fort Lowell, the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort is a chic, adobe-style hotel with refined accommodations, upscale facilities, and high-end dining. The hotel features stylishly appointed guest rooms with en-suite bathrooms, sitting areas and private balconies with lovely views, while upgraded suites have separate dining and living areas with pull-out sofas, and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions, iPod docks, Keurig coffeemakers, and complimentary wireless Internet. Facilities at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort include a lakeside spa and fitness center, two heated outdoor swimming pools, four acclaimed restaurants and bars, tennis courts, two championship golf courses, spacious meeting rooms and an elegant ballroom for celebrations and special events.
7000 N Resort Drive, Tucson, AZ 85750, Phone: 520-299-2020
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13.Miraval Resort & Spa
© Miraval Resort & Spa
Nestled at the foot of the Santa Catalina Mountains on 400 acres of pristine and untouched wilderness, the Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa is a luxury, all-inclusive spa resort that provides deluxe accommodations with modern amenities, fine dining options, upscale facilities, including a full-service spa, and warm and welcoming hospitality. Boasting spectacular views of the surrounding Arizona Desert, the resort features stylishly decorated guest rooms and suites with en-suite bathrooms, soaking tubs, and outdoor showers, spacious living and dining room, Jacuzzis (suites), and private pools (villas). Award-winning cuisine is included in the stay, along with an array of facilities and activities, such as a health club and yoga center, a full-service spa, wellness classes, an equestrian center, three swimming pools, and access to the magnificent gardens and several excellent hiking trails.
5000 E Vía Estancia Miraval, Tucson, AZ 85739, Phone: 855-234-1672
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14.Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
© Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
Set at the base of Camelback Mountain, Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia is a posh, Spanish-inspired resort with luxury accommodations and an array of first-class amenities and facilities, including a full-service spa with a sauna, a steam room and a fitness center, and a private rooftop swimming pool. Sumptuously appointed guest rooms and suites have décor inspired by Spain’s Andalusia region, spacious living spaces and balconies or patios with gorgeous views, while upgraded suites have their own swimming pools, and an opulent villa has a private gym. Other amenities at the deluxe resort include five acclaimed restaurants, lounges and bars, including a casual tapas bar, coffee shop and a fine dining establishment.
4949 E Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85253, Phone: 480-627-3200
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15.Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa
© Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa
Set on Oak Creek in Sedona, the Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa is a luxurious resort located a few miles from the world-renowned Cathedral Rock. The resort hotel features contemporary guest rooms and suites with stylish décor and furnishings, en-suite bathrooms with whirlpool tubs, living areas with pull-out sofas and work desks, and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions with DVD players, and complimentary wireless Internet. Upgraded suites have private balconies or patios with lovely creek views. Deluxe facilities at the Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa include a saltwater infinity swimming pool with private cabanas, a fully equipped fitness center, an exclusive spa and wellness center with yoga classes, and a chic restaurant that serves Southwestern fare. Additional guest services range from an evening wine hour to loaner bikes for exploring, and a local shuttle service.
100 Amara Ln, Sedona, AZ 86336, Phone: 928-282-4828
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© Mountain Shadows
Surrounded by the magical landscapes and desert hill of the Camelback Mountains, Mountain Shadows is a chic, high-end resort with a mid-century ambiance and ideally located for exploring the region or simply relaxing in style. The resort hotel features sleek guest rooms and suites with spacious living areas, en-suite bathrooms and floor-to-ceiling windows or sliding doors that open onto balconies or patios with spectacular views. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions, Keurig coffeemakers, minibars, cocktail carts, and complimentary wireless Internet, and 24-hour room service is available. Deluxe facilities at the resort include trendy restaurant and bar with floor-to-ceiling windows and an open-air terrace for alfresco dining, two swimming pools, a fitness center and gym, two elegant ballrooms for celebrations, and par-3 golf course with its own restaurant and bar.
5445 E Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85253, Phone: 480-624-5400
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17.Royal Palms Resort and Spa
© Royal Palms Resort and Spa
Set in a lavish Spanish Colonial home that was built in 1929, the Royal Palms Resort and Spa is a posh resort with Old World-style rooms and suites, plush villas, and luxurious guest facilities and services. Located a mile from Camelback Mountain, the resort features beautifully appointed accommodations with en-suite bathrooms, sitting areas with modern conveniences such as minibars, air-conditioning, and flat-screen televisions, and private patios with gorgeous views. Luxury villas have separate bedrooms and outdoor fireplaces, and facilities at the resort range from a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant and rustic-chic cocktail lounge, and an outdoor swimming pool with a poolside bar and hot tub, to a fitness center with exercise classes, a luxury spa with a steam room and a gym, and a local shuttle service.
5200 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018, Phone: 602-283-1234
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18.Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain
© Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain
Set on 53 acres of striking landscapes in Paradise Valley, the Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain is an upmarket resort with chic, contemporary accommodations, excellent dining options, and deluxe amenities and facilities. Located within a short drive from the Desert Botanical Garden and the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, the Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain features stylishly appointed guest rooms with en-suite bathrooms, walk-in showers, and soaking tubs, separate living rooms with fireplaces (suites), and private balconies with exquisite desert views. The hotel is home to a trendy restaurant and bar serving acclaimed cuisine and cocktails, three swimming pools, including one infinity pool, five tennis courts, and an exclusive spa and fitness center.
5700 E McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253, Phone: 855-421-3522
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19.Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa
© Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa
Located a mile from the Thunder Mountain trailhead and a few miles from Oak Creek Canyon and the Cathedral Rock Trail, the Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa is a beautiful Mediterranean-style hotel that is ideally located for visitors wanting to enjoy the great outdoors. The hotel features charming guest rooms and suites decorated in warm hues, beds dressed in soft Turkish linens and en-suite bathrooms with rainfall showers, sitting areas with fireplaces, and balconies with lovely views. The Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa has a New American restaurant and a tranquil rooftop terrace where sundowners can be enjoyed, as well as an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub surrounded by a seating area with a fireplace, a luxury spa and fitness center, and yoga sessions.
2250 W State Rte 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336, Phone: 928-203-4111
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20.Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton
© Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton
Set on 1,300 acres in the Sonoran Desert foothills north of Scottsdale, the Boulders Resort and Spa, a Curio Collection by Hilton is a high-end resort with two championship golf courses and an array of deluxe facilities. A variety of accommodation is available from guest rooms and suites to studios, villas and houses for families, all of which boast refined southwestern décor, en-suite bathrooms with natural stone showers, spacious living areas with fireplaces, and modern amenities. Some rooms have kitchens with washers/dryers and private patios with stunning views. Deluxe facilities at the resort include a 33,000-square-foot spa, four swimming pools, tennis courts, a fitness center, and two championship golf courses, as well as six dining options ranging from a casual bakery and coffee shop to a sophisticated excellent dining restaurant.
34631 N Tom Darlington Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85262, Phone: 480-488-9009
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21. The Camby
© The Camby
Set in the upscale Biltmore neighborhood of Phoenix and a short walk from the world-class retail stores at the Biltmore Fashion Park, the Camby is a sophisticated hotel that offers stylish accommodations and luxury amenities. Contemporary guest rooms and suites are decorated southwestern touches and feature marble en-suite bathrooms with soaking tubs and walk-in showers, sleeper-sofa beds, and modern in-room conveniences such as coffeemakers, flat-screen televisions with satellite channels, iPod docks, and complimentary wireless Internet. Deluxe guest amenities include a high-end restaurant and trendy bar, a casual bar and grill for laid-back dining, and rooftop swimming pool with spectacular views. There is also a luxury spa and fitness center with poolside yoga sessions and 24-hour room service.
2401 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016, Phone: 602-468-0700
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22.The Hermosa Inn
© The Hermosa Inn
Nestled in the heart of the Paradise Valley, the Hermosa Inn is a beautifully appointed boutique inn that was built in the 1930s and is surrounded by six acres of landscaped gardens to provide a tranquil and elegant escape. The charming retreat features lovely guest rooms and suites with warm Southwestern décor and comfortable furnishings, en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers and pedestal bathtubs, sitting areas with fireplaces, and private balconies, and modern in-room conveniences such as coffeemakers, flat-screen televisions with satellite channels, and complimentary wireless Internet. Facilities at the Hermosa Inn include an outdoor swimming pool, two hot tubs, a poolside bar and sun deck with loungers, along with access to the nearby fitness center. Guests can dine alfresco style on the outdoor patio at the onsite restaurant, which serves regional fare using locally sourced ingredients from the hotel’s organic garden.
5532 N Palo Cristi Rd, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253, Phone: 602-955-8614
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© The Phoenician
Set on 250 acres of pristine landscapes with breathtaking views of the surrounding desert, the Phoenician is an upmarket resort and hotel in Scottsdale that offers a relaxing, hassle-free stay with deluxe amenities. The hotel features contemporary Southwestern accommodations in the form of guests rooms, luxurious suites and spacious casitas, which have marble en-suite bathrooms, private terraces or balconies, and modern amenities like 40-inch flat-screen televisions, iHome speaker docks, minibars, and complimentary wireless Internet. The resort has nine swimming pools,
a 165-foot waterslide, and no less than eight award-winning dining options, including a Jean-Georges Vongerichten steakhouse. Additional facilities include a luxury spa, tennis courts, a 27-hole golf course, a private lake offering watersports, a retail corridor, and a dedicated club and playground for children.
6000 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, Phone: 480-941-8200
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24.The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
© The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
Located than a mile from the beautiful Wild Burro Canyon in the Tortolita Mountains, the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is a luxury Marana resort that boasts deluxe amenities and facilities, along with stylishly appointed accommodations. Plush guest rooms and suites have breathtaking canyon or mountain views, marble en-suite bathrooms with whirlpool tubs, and modern in-room conveniences such as air-conditioning, flat-screen televisions, iPod docks, coffeemakers, minibars, and complimentary wireless Internet. Amenities at the Ritz-Carlton include three outdoor swimming pools with a 235-foot waterslide, a luxury spa, a 27-hole Jack Nicklaus-designed championship golf course, and four restaurants Southwestern specialties, grilled food and organic cuisine, and a casual coffee shop. There are also tennis courts, a well-equipped gym with exercise classes, and hiking and mountain biking trails for guests to enjoy.
15000 North Secret Springs Drive, Marana, AZ 85658, Phone: 520-572-3000
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25.W Hotel Scottsdale
© W Hotel Scottsdale
Surrounded by championship golf courses and the vibrant nightlife of Old Town Scottsdale, the W Hotel Scottsdale is a luxury retreat that offers relaxing getaway with signature spa services and state-of-the-art facilities. The stylish, contemporary hotel features well-appointed guest rooms and suites with modern décor and sleek touches, with kitchens, private balconies, and in-room conveniences, while two sophisticated bars and lounges host DJs and live music. The signature Living Room offers an extensive cocktail list and light snacks in a trendy setting, and the Scottsdale W's state-of-the-art fitness center is equipped with TVs and iPod docking stations, weight training equipment, yoga mats and balance balls.
7277 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, Phone: 480-970-2100
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- Arizona Biltmore, Photo: Arizona Biltmore
- Sonoran Desert Inn and Conference Center, Photo: Sonoran Desert Inn and Conference Center
- L'Auberge de Sedona, Photo: L'Auberge de Sedona
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- Greer Peaks Lodge, Photo: Greer Peaks Lodge
- Enchantment Resort and Mii Amo Spa, Photo: Enchantment Resort and Mii Amo Spa
- Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Photo: Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
- The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, Photo: The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
- Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort, Photo: Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort
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- Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch, Photo: Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch
- Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Photo: Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
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- Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia, Photo: Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
- Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa, Photo: Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa
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- Royal Palms Resort and Spa, Photo: Royal Palms Resort and Spa
- Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, Photo: Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain
- Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa, Photo: Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa
- Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton, Photo: Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton
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Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa
Located in Scottsdale, the Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa is a high-end, artist-inspired resort with a mid-century modern ambiance, contemporary décor, and beautiful desert or mountain views. Situated a mile from the Cattle Track Arts Compound, the resort features bright, stylishly decorated guest rooms and suites with en-suite bathrooms, and modern amenities like minibars, flat-screen televisions, and complimentary wireless Internet. Facilities at the Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa include a hip restaurant with an open kitchen and a poolside bar, three outdoor swimming pools, a 24-hour fitness room, and an exclusive spa with a year-round outdoor pool and hot tub. A seasonal shuttle is available for guests to travel around and the resort is ideally situated for golf and hiking enthusiasts.
6114 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253, Phone: 480-368-1234
Set in the Sonoran Desert and within driving distance of the Carnival of Illusion and the Dorado Country Club Golf Course, Canyon Ranch is a luxury health resort with an exclusive 80,000 square foot spa and wellness center, four indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and an acclaimed golf performance center. The hotel features warmly decorated rooms with contemporary décor, custom artworks, king-size beds dressed in imported Italian linens, en-suite bathrooms with showers and soaking tubs, and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions, iPod docks, coffeemakers, and complimentary wireless Internet. Deluxe suites have kitchenettes for self-catering, and free activities around the resort include art and fitness classes, cookery lessons and healthy living programs.
8600 E Rockcliff Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750, Phone: 520-749-9655