The facility was beautiful and the weather in early February was to die for. Gorgeous sunset at the patio of the Asian restaurant. The food was good and very reasonably priced for a resort. If you like to gamble, the casino is just past the restaurants and can be accessed through the lobby. Friendly hotel staff. Easy checkout on the television.
My cons are nit-picky. The pool is heated, but has a sign that says "no food or drinks" and I didn't see any pool servers while I was there. At a 4-star resort, I expect the pool to have pool-side drink service. Also, there was only 1 pool, and it did not have a waterslide, or a beach, or a lazy river, or any of the kind of fun stuff that I honestly have come to expect from 4 star resorts in the Phoenix Metro area. The pool closes at 9pm. My wife and I were hoping to have a dip in the hot-tub to wind down before bed, hang out and see the stars, but the pool was closed. Then I wanted coffee; we were going to get some Starbucks and gamble a little, but the coffee bar was closed at 9pm and the other cafe/restaurant only had ordinary sugar and cream hot coffee. My fix is a Frappuccino. No coffee option for me.
Putting the above small gripes aside, nothing else about our stay or the facility (or the price) was disappointing. Overall, it was a wonderful way to get away and create that "weekend escape" mindset that seems impossible to achieve unless you leave home. The restaurants and the property were great. We smiled the whole weeken
Our room was fairly basic, but spacious and super clean. The few staff members that we dealt with were very friendly and helpful (although we saw a different staff member giving another customer a bit of a hard time). As far as "extras" go, the hotel offers a decent breakfast every morning, and a happy hour every night that includes snack food like hot dogs, chili, etc., and up to 3 drinks per night (beer/wine). They also offer unlimited fountain soda at any time, just grab a cup and hit the machine. Overall a great, comfortable, and surprisingly pleasing stay.
Traveller from Chicago
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Very nice and comfortable room. Bed was comfortable, they have a dinner reception Monday- Wednesday nights which was very good. I booked 2 rooms with seperate reservations but they still put the rooms next to each other. Having a full kitchen was a bonus and the hotel was quite when we stayed.
Traveller from Las Vegas
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I stayed 4 nights during the week of my wedding. The only complaint would be the noise because I could hear the doors open & close, some people talking, & the morning traffic from the freeways. Other than that, it was nice.
Traveller from Arizona & Utah
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Well, unfortunately I was on a main road so there was vehicle noise. The room was at the end of a hall by the washing machines and ice maker, the later I could here being dispensed from the room. Also, the outside door didn't have a dampner so it slammed shut, loudly. The room and bathroom where old and clean as expected. I gave comfort a 2 as the heater side of the HVAC didn't put out heat. In the winter I'd of needed to move to another room.
The first locomotive chugged through Phoenix on July 4, 1887; this single event cemented the city’s enduring reign as Arizona’s economic hub. This rich history is on display at the Arizona Railway Museum in Chandler. A different type of economy—casino gambling—is prominent today at nearby Native American tribal lands. The Firebird International Raceway features drag racing and drag-boat racing.