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Arizona Biltmore

Perhaps one of the best-known hotels in the Phoenix metro area, the Arizona Biltmore bears the title "jewel of the desert” even after more than 85 years. Over those years, it saw plenty of remodeling and...

The Wigwam

Part of the West Valley’s rich heritage, the Wigwam was originally built by the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to house the company’s sales executives. It officially opened on Thanksgiving Day in 1929 with...
Royal Palms Resort

Royal Palms Resort and Spa

According to hotel reps, “Royal Palms offers guests the rare opportunity to enjoy rich amenities of a resort all within the walls of a storied estate.” Built in 1929 as a home for New York...
Hotel Valley Ho

Hotel Valley Ho

Described as “one of the country’s best examples of preserved mid-century architecture,” Hotel Valley Ho was built in 1956 from a “futuristic” design conjured up by Edward L. Varney, a student of renowned architect...
Crown Plaza San Marcos

Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort

With more than a century of history behind it, the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort boasts the status of first-ever golf resort in Arizona. Built in 1912 by Dr. AJ Chandler (yes, the...
The Hermosa Inn

The Hermosa Inn

Described as a “boutique hideaway,” The Hermosa Inn in Paradise Valley originally started far beyond the Phoenix city limits in 1936. Founded by cowboy artist Alonzo “Lon” Megargee, the Inn's fun history mirrors the eclectic...
Psycho Building Downtown Phoenix

Historic ‘Psycho’ movie building transformed into Hilton hotel

From its cameo in “Psycho” to the ill-fated Hotel Monroe, the historic downtown building that once housed Valley National Bank has transformed yet again. Now inhabiting the high-rise featured in the opening scenes of Alfred...
Four Points by Sheraton

Renovated hotels boost Metrocenter revitalization efforts

A new Four Points by Sheraton hotel welcomes guests in North Phoenix. With a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception, the former Crowne Plaza Phoenix North reopened at the Four Points Phoenix North in mid-October with...
Valley Resort Spas

6 Valley resorts to get the “Ahh” from spa

Whether you’re looking to unwind from the pressures of daily life, splurge on a special treat for yourself or treat someone else, there’s nothing quite like a visit to the spa. Here are a few...
Hotel San Carlos

Hotel San Carlos: A Haunted History

The Valley’s Hotel San Carlos in Downtown Phoenix bears two titles: operating hotel and tourist attraction. Built in 1928, this historic boutique hotel was, at the height of its popularity, a frequent go-to for members...

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