With its beautiful landscape and desert terrain, Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona are sure to welcome you with year-round sunshine and warmth. On today’s show, Andy McNeill and Todd Bludworth share why Phoenix and Scottsdale should be on top of your list. And if you need help selecting the right hotel for the occasion, listen in as they go through their list of the top 7 hotels worth staying in.
Andy McNeill and Todd Bludworth are travel and hospitality entrepreneurs and owners of the global meetings organization, American Meetings, Inc. From sourcing hotels in Phoenix and Scottsdale to corporate event management around the world, their team selects corporate event venues and meeting planners for a wide array of enterprise business clients, providing ideas for convention themes and strategies for running global meetings and events. Learn more at www.americanmeetings.com.
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Top 7 Hotels In Phoenix And Scottsdale
Whether you are on a business trip or looking for relaxation or adventure, Phoenix-Scottsdale, Arizona is sure to welcome you with year-round sunshine and warmth. With its stunning landscapes of blue skies, breath-taking mountains, towering cacti and palm trees, and expanses of open desert mixed with urban areas, you will return home fully rejuvenated and connected with nature.
Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and the sixth largest city in the United States. The term “Metro Phoenix” includes many other cities and towns, including the City of Scottsdale.
In this special edition of Destination Everywhere, Andy McNeill and Todd Bludworth share their top seven hotels to stay in Phoenix and Scottsdale. Andy and Todd have done an amazing amount of business and talked to so many people in the area over the years. Today, they highlight the many great luxury properties in this unique and award-winning area.
- Arizona Biltmore
A luxury hotel in Phoenix, Arizona Biltmore is a Waldorf Astoria property that has an amazing lawn right in the middle. It is a living architectural masterpiece that showcases the creative influence of Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most heralded architect.
The Mystery Room is a secret speakeasy bar at the Arizona Biltmore built in 1929 during prohibition. To get in, you’ll need a password, which is changed weekly to keep it exclusive.
- The Phoenician
Located in Scottsdale, The Phoenician is a premier luxury resort destination. With so many things you can do at the itself, it is an ideal place to bring a group. An Arizona icon since it opened in 1988, The Phoenician is built on the grounds of the historic Jokake Inn.
The Thirsty Camel, a rooftop bar at The Phoenician, is named by Forbes Travel as one of the world’s top hotel bars. It offers panoramic views of the resort and The Valley,
- Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa
Sprawling across 53 acres of desert, The Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa in Scottsdale offers an absolutely gorgeous view of the Camelback Mountain, especially at sunset. Its great food and beautiful resort are definitely worth checking out.
If you can’t stay at the hotel, check out the restaurant and just soak in the view. It’s absolutely beautiful.
- The Hermosa Inn
If you’re looking for a quaint boutique experience, have a small group, or just want to get away, The Hermosa Inn is your sanctuary. A great boutique hotel, it has a rich history and offers that feeling of authentic Arizona when you’re there.
Surrounded by spectacular scenery, LON’s at the Hermosa is Arizona’s only remaining authentic Hacienda. It has been recognized as the number one private dining room and number one patio dining in the Paradise Valley.
- JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
This JW Marriott hotel was one of JW Marriott’s, the owner, favorite properties to go visit. With its numerous villas and casitas all around the property, it’s a great spot for product launches, weddings, or other group gatherings.
On chilly nights, the fire pits on the property are absolutely wonderful to gather around for a couple of drinks.
- The Wigwam
If you’re looking for a big experience or have a large group, The Wigwam is the place to be. Known as the best destination in Phoenix for golf, this 440-acre Phoenix getaway provides a complete array of recreational amenities, offering great spaces for groups and corporate outings, charity events, or small gatherings like a family reunion.
The Wigwam is your place if you want to enjoy a lot of recreational activities. They have nine tennis courts and a lot of other lawn games.
- Castle Hot Springs Resort
Arizona’s first wellness resort, Castle Hot Springs Resort offers travelers a unique desert experience. Guests can enjoy the nature by soaking in the mineral-rich hot springs, taking a group tour of the property’s farm, and relaxing in their private bungalow suite, sky-view cabin, or historic cottage. If you need to go somewhere to unwind and relax, Castle Hot Springs Resort is the perfect destination.
Nestled in a secluded Arizona canyon, a soak in the natural hot springs will relax your muscles, clear your mind, and rejuvenate your spirit.
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