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Scottsdale Resort Guide: Find Your Perfect Place To Stay

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 on where to stay in Scottsdale based on popular areas of interest:


Sonoran Desert Sanctuaries

Four Seasons

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


Old Town Gems

The Scott Resort

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

Fairmont Golf

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

Spa Avania

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. Here are some of the best resort spas in Scottsdale:


Romantic Hideaways

Royal Palms

Moonlight massages, gourmet dining by candlelight, rose petal turndown service – when romance is on the itinerary, find your heart’s desire at these Scottsdale resorts.


Family-Friendly Escapes

Westin lazy river

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

Scottsdale Plaza Resort

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

Best Western Plus Sundial

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.


Hotels With Kitchenettes

Sonesta Suites

You'll enjoy the comfort of home at these properties which offer a little more room to stretch out and family-friendly amenities, including kitchenettes.  


Hotels With Shuttles to Mayo Clinic Scottsdale

Marriott McDowell Mountains

The following properties are located within a reasonable distance of the Scottsdale Mayo Clinic. Additionally, these may offer discounts and/or complimentary shuttle service for Mayo Clinic patients.