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Phoenix Hotels and Resorts - Arizona

There are two 5-star resorts here: Marriott's Camelback Inn Resort, Golf Club and Spa (602-948-1700) and the Wigwam Resort (602-935-3811). Both are famed for their deluxe lodgings, super-attentive service, wonderful locations, and fine food. If you need to know how much you'll spend at these resorts, you can't afford to stay. The Wigwam, with 229 adobe-style units and three golf courses, was founded in 1929 as the first ultra-deluxe resort in the area.

Then there are the top-level resorts, which offer recreation, beautiful views, fine food, and mingling with the beautiful people. All are in the deluxe price range, with rates from $115 to $250 per day (for two). These include The Boulders, with perhaps the finest desert setting in the area -- at the town of Carefree, north of the main urban area. There are jogging and hiking trails, several pools, and visitors stay in 136 adobe-style casitas (602-488-9009).

The Sheraton San Marcos is a Spanish-style complex with a golf course, tennis center, and fountain courtyards (602-963-6655). The Scottsdale Princess (800-223-1818) is next to the Phoenix Tournament Players Golf Course, the home of the annual Phoenix Open. The resort has three pools, a spa, and tennis courts, with a 400-acre horse park next door.

Mountain Shadows, in Scottsdale, is yet another superb golfing resort, with two 18-hole courses and a tennis complex (602-948-7111). Hilton has three Pointe Hilton resorts&emdash;Squaw Peak (602-997-2626), Tapatio Cliffs (602-866-7500) and South Mountain (602-438-9000). All three have scenic mountainside locations.

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Here is a selective list of three of the better and more interesting places to stay.

The Inn at Eagle Mountain - Fountain Hills/Scottsdale
9800 N. Summer Hill Blvd., Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
(800) 992-8083
Located beside the 18th fairway of the Eagle Mountain Golf Course, this boutique 42 room resort offers fine views of Red Mountain and 50 miles of remarkable desert landscape from each private deck or patio.

The Buttes
2000 Westcourt Way, Tempe AZ 85283
(602) 225-9000
Much less expensive (by about 100 to 200 dollars) than the resorts listed higher up this page, the Buttes is a hillside resort hotel overlooking Phoenix from this east-side suburban city. Two heated pools, whirlpools, sauna, water slide, volleyball, health club, tennis (extra fee), Top of the Rock Restaurant, dining room, coffee shop, lounge, entertainment.

Maricopa Manor
Box 7186, Phoenix AZ 85001 (602) 274-6302
There are five grandly done suites in this uptown Phoenix bed and breakfast inn. It's close to restaurants and shopping, with an intimate European ambience. You can avoid the hustle and bustle of downtown Phoenix by staying at this distinctive inn.

 

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