Phoenix Hotels and Accommodation
(Phoenix, Arizona - AZ, USA)
Compared to many other major cities in the USA
, the accommodation in Phoenix is generally considered to be quite affordable, and this even applies to many of the city's top-end luxury hotels. Lodging is also plentiful on the outskirts of Phoenix, in the neighboring suburbs, towns and cities such as Glendale, Paradise Valley, Peoria, Scottsdale
Accommodation can be found around East Van Buren, North Central Avenue, the North Black Canyon Highway and close to the Phoenix International Airport (PHX)
, which is just 3 miles / 5 km to the southeast of the city and off the Maricopa Freeway (US-60). Located just a matter of minutes to the south of the airport and on East University Drive is the Holiday Inn Express Hotel, while also close by is the Homewood Suites by Hilton on the East Cotton Center Boulevard, the Radisson Hotel on East University Drive, and the Crowne Plaza on East Washington Street.
Where to Stay
Budget accommodation in Phoenix mainly consists of cheap motels and hotels lining the main roads on the outskirts of the city. Good choices include the Comfort Inn I-10 West Central on North 27th Avenue, the La Quinta Inn on the North Black Canyon Highway, and the Super 8 Phoenix West I-10 on the outlying North 53rd Avenue.
If you are looking for mid-range accommodation in this city, then consider staying at the Hotel San Carlos on North Central Avenue, which is well-placed for access to the renowned Phoenix Convention Center on North 3rd Street. Also close to the Convention Center, as well as the Herberger Theater and the Symphony Hall, are the Hyatt Regency and the Radisson hotels, both of which reside on North 2nd Street. Standing right next to the Metrocenter Shopping Center, the Four Points by Sheraton is another very popular mid-range lodging option. Sited within the Biltmore area, the Best Western Innsuites on East Northern Avenue is to be found alongside the Phoenix Mountains Park and in particular, the Piestewa Peak.
Those prepared to splash out on luxury accommodation in the city of Phoenix will find that there are a number of upmarket five-star hotels that really do stand out. The JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa on the East Marriott Drive comes with landscaped gardens covering more than 120 hectares / 300 acres, views of the McDowell Mountains and the Sonoran Desert, Arizona's biggest ballroom, and no less than two integral golf courses - which are part of the Wildfire Golf Club.
Situated just opposite the Biltmore Fashion Park and conveniently near to the Camelback Esplanade (Camelback Corridor), the Ritz Carlton Phoenix Hotel on the East Camelback Road is another rather splendid five-star choice, boasting opulent accommodation amidst shops, restaurants and the financial district. On the East Missouri Avenue, the historic Arizona Biltmore Waldorf Hotel is nestled at the base of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve and known for its Frank Lloyd Wright inspired architecture, being favored by celebrities and politicians visiting the city.