Set at the foot of the McDowell Mountains, this 450-acre resort is in upscale North Scottsdale, 14 miles from Old Town attractions. An equestrian center is 5 miles away.
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess offers guestrooms and casitas, all decorated in Southwestern style with rustic accents and regional art. All rooms have balconies or patios, marble tables, wet bars, and walk-in closets with benches.
Reminiscent of Spanish Colonial estates, casitas, located in two-story buildings at the west side of the resort, offer elevated bed frames and premium bedding, sofa beds with mohair throws, gas fireplaces, extended desks, and French-press coffee/tea makers.
Amenities in all rooms at this Scottsdale Fairmont include wet bars, iPod docking stations, cable TV with premium channels, mini-fridges, three phones (including one cordless), and high-speed Internet access (surcharge).
Bathrooms have separate showers and soaking tubs, telephones, makeup/shaving mirrors, dual-sinks, and bathrobes.
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess occupies 450 acres and offers five swimming pools, a tri-level spa, a water park with two giant slides, seven tennis courts, fine and casual dining options, and two championship golf courses, one of which hosts the P.G.A. WMOpen.
Extensive children's activities include basketball court, sandbox, and kid's Jungle Gym play area. National Geographic Explorer's Camp (surcharge) is for children from ages 5-12. Even a small lagoon is stocked for kids to fish (surcharges apply for equipment rental). Teenagers have their own hangout, complete with a private music room, 42-inch plasma TV, Xbox stations, and a cyber café.
Wireless Internet access is available in meeting spaces, complimentary high-speed Internet access is provided at two computer kiosks in the Conference Center.
Bourbon Steak - Contemporary American fare. All-natural, organic, and hormone-free beef cooked over a wood-burning grill. Bar offers small-batch spirits and handcrafted cocktails. Open nightly for dinner.
LV Bistro - Southwestern-style restaurant with Saltillo-tile floors, high, wood ceilings, and outdoor patio. Casual dining. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served.
La Hacienda - Murals of Mexican scenes, hand-carved Spanish-colonial furnishings, wrought-iron accessories, fireplace. Gourmet Mexican fare, flaming coffee drinks, fine tequilas. Strolling mariachis. Dinner, Thursday–Tuesday.
The Grill - Clubhouse restaurant and bar overlooking the 18th hole of the TPC golf course. Dry-aged steaks, seafood. Large assortment of microbrewed beers. California wines, fine cigars, martinis. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served.
Stone Rose Lounge - Stylish lounge popular with fashionable clientele. Signature cocktails.
Cabana Café - Poolside café. Sandwiches, burgers, salads, cocktails, frozen drinks, soft drinks. Open from mid-morning to late-afternoon.
Sonoran Splash Bar & Grill - Adjacent to the splash pool. Kid-friendly menu. Open from late-morning to early-afternoon (weather permitting).
Willow Springs Spa - Bento box lunches featuring assorted items such as five bean salad, pan roasted shrimp, poached lobster, sun-dried fruit tabbouleh, and roasted garlic flan. Available at several locations in the spa.
Room service - Available 24 hours.