A Resort Just for You

By local contributor
Scott McGinty

With more than 70 hotels and resorts on the roster, finding your ideal Scottsdale accommodations can seem a bit intimidating at first. Not to worry! We’ve compiled a handful of suggestions based on popular areas of interest:

Sonoran Desert Sanctuaries

Stunning scenic views and easy access to activities like hiking, horseback riding and rock climbing are the hallmarks of these full-service resorts.

Downtown Gems

These hip, urban hotels put you in the middle of all the action. You’ll be just steps from world-class shopping, outstanding dining, arts and cultural attractions, and Scottsdale’s vibrant nightlife scene.

Golf Getaways

Scottsdale’s 200 area courses and elevated 19th-hole options are just a chip shot away when you make one of these properties your home base. Several offer dedicated golf concierges who can help you with course recommendations and tee times.

Spa Destinations

When you’re ready to pamper yourself from head to toe and psyche to soul, look no further than these renowned resorts and their on-property spas.

Romantic Hideaways

Moonlight massages, gourmet dining by candlelight, a gondola ride for two – when romance is on the itinerary, find your heart’s desire at these Scottsdale resorts.

Family Friendly Escapes

From kids’ camps and water slides to scavenger hunts and junior golf instruction, these Scottsdale resorts appeal to pint-size travelers of all ages.

Close-to-it-All Retreats

With their convenient central-city locations, the following Scottsdale hotels and resorts put you within easy reach of the city’s finest restaurants, museums, boutiques, galleries and performing arts venues.

Budget-Friendly Hotels

These nicely priced properties will help you stretch your vacation dollars to the max. With your savings, you can add exciting activities and treats to your itinerary, like time at the spa, a round of golf, a shopping excursion or a night on the town.