Arizona Grand Resort
What We Love
- Cozying up after dark beneath a palm tree beside an outdoor kiva fireplace
- Plenty of lifeguards on duty at the water park, supervising the wave pool, lazy river and waterslides
- Huge portions, often big enough to share, served in all six dining venues
- Kid-friendly cowboy meals at Rustler’s Rooste with live country music
What To Know
- Seasonal hours apply to Oasis Water Park
- Family-oriented, not the spot for a romantic honeymoon
- Dial the operator before leaving the room to arrange for a golf cart to transport you around the grounds
- A $45 resort fee per night will be collected at the Jetsetter checkout
- Free WiFi
- Golf Course
- Kids Club
- Parking On Site
With a guests-only water park (complete with lazy river, wave pool and slides) and six restaurants serving everything from BBQ to Mexican, the Arizona Grand Resort is designed for family fun at every turn. Tasteful Southwestern hacienda style is on display throughout 740 spacious and comfortable desert-hued suites. All have large flatscreen TVs, private patios or balconies and separate bedroom and living rooms. Add a sophisticated spa and an 18-hole golf course with mountain vistas, and a family vacation here practically plans itself.
In the Area
The hotel runs a free shuttle to the popular Arizona Mills Mall (ask for a schedule at the bell desk). Check out the Sea Life Aquarium, which features a 360-degree ocean tunnel and more than 5,000 sea creatures, from sharks and rays to sea turtles. Marvel at the genius of Frank Lloyd Wright while walking through his desert masterpiece and former winter home, Taliesin West. Sip champagne and nosh on a gourmet breakfast in a beautiful hot air balloon over the desert. Saddle up with the whole family to explore the desert, pan for gold and traverse Superstition Mountain with Arizona Trail Horse Company.
How to Get There
Audrey (front desk) and Phil (general manager) were fabulous in arranging for a terrific villa suite for us. The room was spotless and spacious, the walk in closet was bigger than some hotel rooms. It has a Very large master bathroom and a full kitchen. The bed is very comfortable. Room service was prompt. The spa is warm and inviting. The outdoor salt water (saline, not ocean) lap pool is heated and is a perfect temperature for swimming laps. The food is delicious and the pizza is as good as any in NYC!!! We did not have time to play golf but the course is in great shape and we will plan to the next time we visit . Is also a good central location and only 15 min to PHX
food and water park are ghetto. Bad drinks like premixed pina coladas and not truly cold Budweiser. No micros. Rows and rows of lounge chairs without tables. Pretty sure just one hot tub for the whole place on this 61 degree day. Waves are just little rollers. The Aunt Chilada mex food is bland. Room in Camelback is big. TV is good. Internet is good. Gym is good. Just dont come here for the water park and prob eat off property.
This is our 3rd trip here.So we were just minding our own business at the Arizona grand walking from the golf course to the front lobby , and there is this bridge on the first hole... well we are walking by it and what do you know, a little man named Kobie crawls out from underneath the bridge and asks us 3 questions. The first one was do you know how much the resort fees are, the second was the do you know what time the lobby grill closes, and the third question which he ensured if we got wrong he would send us to the pit of legs (this is where he kept legs from previous victims, he would stand on the legs and pretend to be tall in the mirror) do you know how many R’s are in the Arizona Grand Resort , and of course we said 4 but Kobie tricked us and said there are no Ares . Now were he in the pit of legs! Thanks Arizona grand resort & spa
Ya know this whole trip was a blast, the weather was nice and chilly but the warm greetings from the wonderful staff kept us nice and snuggly. I have to say however... we encountered a staff member named siham, I don’t know if this person was assigned to our group or something but this staff member was something else, I have never heard a staff member cuss underneath there breath, if “our group” is to much to handle maybe you should get another job ! I felt the whole stay was dumped down the drain because of Sihams nasty attitude. I would dread the fact we had to be around this person because of how rude they acted towards us and that pure sarcastic personality, besides this ... I loved this place ,every other staff member was nice and a little man named Kobie even helped us with a prompt and speedy checkout, kudos Kobie !
Let me say everything was wonderful, the only concerns I have were with a few of the lobby staff. 2 in particular who I just didn’t really seem to enjoy the tone in which they spoke. First was Luz, and next a smaller man named Kobie. We had a little argument about some pricing but it was soon taken care of as a higher up was available and were able to take care of the problem swiftly and promptly.
The resort is very nice, grounds were extremely excellent, I can say most of the staff was delightful.