Are you going to be one of the 16 million visitors who travel to Phoenix every year? Thanks to the soothing climate of the region, Phoenix has acquired the name of Valley of the Sun as most of its visitors take refuge in the city during the cold months. As per statistical records, Phoenix in Arizona has more leisure travelers than business travelers hence the it is not a surprise that the count of Phoenix hotels is more than 500 with 62000+ guest rooms to accommodate the constant influx of tourists.
Some quick tips
Most of the Phoenix hotels are known for offering a wide array of recreational activities to their guests. As Phoenix city as more than 200 golf courses, golfing is a sure shot listed activity that the hotels offer to the guests. Rates of most of the hotels (barring the top ones) are negotiable and one can get an over the counter discount upon asking. Late winter and early springs are the times when you should not expect any such discount as those are the peak seasons and occupancies in most of the hotels is at 100% during those months.
Phoenix hotels in north Phoenix should be chosen if you want to get into the lap of nature, thanks to the small mountains which are now being looked upon as preserves and parks. However, if you want to be more in the middle of the shopping and entertainment points, Scottsdale is the area that you should book your hotel at. Downtown and South Phoenix being business areas tend to have less hustle and bustles after the sun goes down, hence hotels in these areas offer a calmer stay after dusk.
The best hotels offer a lot of luxury and grandeur
One of the best downtown Phoenix hotels is the Hotel Palomar which is located at Cityscape, downtown Phoenix. Known for their excellent hospitality, this hotel will be equally careful towards the comfort of your pet too. Thanks to the wonderful location, dining, entertainment and shopping can all be done at ease.
Located just outside of the South Mountain Preserve, the Arizona Grand Resorts is one of those Phoenix hotels that offer grand experience to its guests through its immaculately decorated rooms and the Oasis Water Park which is among the top 10 resort water parks in the world.
Built in 1929, Arizona Biltmore resort claims to be one the first resorts of Phoenix that offers a whole world of comfort, luxury and activities to its guests. The residents of the 740 guest rooms and 78 single or double room villas have enough activities for them on the platter with the eight swimming pools, seven tennis courts, and the 18 hole PGA golf course.
At the foot of the Camelback Mountains, the Royal Palms hotel and Spa offers exquisite sight of the valley as you would get enthralled with the rustic splendor of the architecture of the villas in this hotel. Get lost in the world of bougainvillea, magnificent architecture with a touch of terracotta and exquisite luxury as you stay in this hotel.
Get the flavor of historic Tempe as you stay in the Tempe Mission Palms hotel. This is an AAA Four diamond rated hotel which in a stone throwing distance from world’s best golf courses and the hundreds of shops and galleries on Mill’s Avenue.