Hotels in Arizona

The lobby of this artsy hotel is snow-white and every room contains a perfect red apple.

Located a stone’s throw from the 18-hole Stadium Course, which hosts Phoenix’s only PGA tournament, this Fairmont hotel is popular with golf enthusiasts as well as families and couples who relax by the pool, unwind at the award-winning Willow Stream Spa, and dine at restaurants by notable chefs M

Aramark’s 350-room Lake Powell Resort has superb lake views and eco-friendly accommodations. For a bit of fun, you can also rent one of Aramark’s modern, one- to six-bedroom houseboats (with outdoor grills and stereos) at Wahweap Marina.

Book a villa at this 1,300-acre resort that includes 36 holes of championship golf, superb tennis, and six restaurants. In the spa enjoy the site-appropriate treatments like the turquoise body wrap, which involves honey, blue cornmeal, and a rain stick.

There’s not much luxury at this hotel, but at three miles outside the Arboretum it’s the closest safe bet.

Located just a stone’s throw from the base of iconic Camelback Mountain, Royal Palms was originally built in the 1920s as the winter home for a New York financier and his wife—a place for privacy and relaxation.

The posh, 12-room hacienda with exquisite Arts and Crafts furnishings is perfect for an intimate, low-key hideaway.

Situated amid rose gardens, cacti, and citrus trees, the Wigwam (which was founded by the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company) has been a wonder for golfers since the first nine-hole course was built in 1930.

Sleek attitude defines this completely refurbished downtown hotel that, until recently, was better known to the authorities than to paying guests.

On the ceiling of the resort's east-facing lobby, there are 10 Native American murals—an example of the cultural touches designed to reflect the local Pima and Maricopa heritages.

The just-renovated hotel has surprisingly hip, modern rooms. The real draw is the train, “Lucky 7,” a replica of the Genoa (which worked the Virginia and Truckee Line in northern Nevada 100 years ago) that will haul you around the 27-acre property for free.

Set on 316 acres of Sonoran desert outside of Phoenix, the 950-room JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort boasts palm-tree-lined walkways and four acres of pools and waterways.