The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. (Photo courtesy of Fairmont Scottsdale Princess)
Ranking Arizona: Top 10 resorts for 2022
Here are the Top 10 resorts in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2022 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business?
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Here are the Top 10 resorts in Arizona, as featured in the 2022 edition of Ranking Arizona:
400 rooms or more
1. Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Background: Set against the backdrop of the McDowell Mountains, this AAA Five Diamond resort reflects its Southwestern setting with a mix of Spanish colonial and modern architecture, expansive plazas, lush gardens and lagoons. With 750 guest rooms, including newly renovated guestrooms and suites, six pools, Well & Being Spa and golf at the adjacent TPC Scottsdale. Dining includes Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak, La Hacienda and Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar by Richard Sandoval, Ironwood American Kitchen and The Plaza Bar. For groups, the resort has 315,000 square feet of meeting space, featuring the Palomino Conference Center and new Copper Canyon Western Town.
2. JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
3. The Phoenician
4. Talking Stick Resort
5. The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
6. Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
7. Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch
8. JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
9. Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
10. The Scottsdale Plaza Resort
1. Hotel Valley Ho
Background: Hotel Valley Ho blends classic mid-century design with modern amenities in the heart of Downtown Scottsdale’s arts and entertainment district. Each of the 241 guest rooms and suites offer the latest in technology, large bathrooms with most featuring separate bath tubs and showers, private patios or balconies, private bars, and a collection of residential suites and lofts that have full kitchens, washers/dryers and all the conveniences of home. Enjoy seasonal American fare at ZuZu, revitalizing treatments at VH Spa and seasonal entertainment and handcrafted cocktails at OH Pool + Cabanas.
2. Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
3. The Boulders Resort & Spa
4. Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
5. Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa
6. Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock
7. Great Wolf Lodge
8. The Wigwam
9. W Scottsdale
10. The Camby Hotel
218 rooms or fewer
1. Royal Palms Resort and Spa
Background: Welcome to Royal Palms Resort and Spa, where an original Spanish Colonial Revival villa is met with rejuvenating spa services, world-class cuisine, and sweeping desert landscapes. Once a 1920s-era winter home, today the luxe resort beckons guests to enjoy a laid-back retreat at the base of Camelback Mountain.
2. Hermosa Inn
3. Gold Canyon Golf Resort
4. Enchantment Resort
5. Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
6. Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa
7. L’Auberge de Sedona, A Destination Hotel
8. Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows
9. The Scott Resort & Spa
10. CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa
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Voting for the 2023 issue of Ranking Arizona ends July 31, 2022.