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Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

7575 East Princess Drive | Scottsdale, AZ 85255 [See Map]
#7 in Best Phoenix Hotels
Hotel Class 5.0-star Critic Rating Good Guest Rating
TripAdvior Traveler Rating

Based on 1623 reviews
Property Type Resort with 649 rooms, 4 floors
Style Opulent
Best For Families, Couples, Solo travelers

U.S. News Review

The Waste Management Phoenix Open, a popular PGA tournament, puts the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in the spotlight once a year, taking over the resort's two golf courses. Yet guests believe this palatial resort deserves the fanfare year-round. They rave about the spacious guest rooms adorned in earthy hues and equipped with deep-soaking tubs, wet bars and private patios or balconies overlooking the desert landscape. This expansive (and expensive) property in North Scottsdale also boasts five massive pools and a full-service spa. Meanwhile, the Fairmont's multiple restaurants cater to a wide variety of tastes. Carnivores can get their fix at Chef Michael Mina's BOURBON STEAK, while spicier palates can indulge in some of Arizona's best Mexican fare at La Hacienda by Richard Sandoval.

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Critic Reviews

Travel + Leisure

“Rooms and suites in muted tones are situated in low-lying buildings around the property, and many feature Southwest accents including art by local designers.”

Frommer's

“Designed to conjure up images of the journey to Havasu Canyon, [the spa] includes a rooftop swimming pool and a large hot tub in a grotto below the pool. Because this is one of the largest spas in the Valley, you stand a better chance of getting last-minute reservations.”
Award: Frommer's Exceptional

Other Awards:
  • AAA/CAA Five Diamond Lodgings 2015
  • Concierge.com Editor's Pick
  • Lonely Planet Recommended

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1623 guests have reviewed the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4.5 (based on 1623 reviews)

Guest Reviews: Read most recent guest reviews

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Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Business Center
  • Dining
  • Pets Allowed
  • Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool

Location & Parking

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is located about a mile southwest of the Pima Freeway in Scottsdale, Arizona. Its location near the McDowell Mountain Range offers some picturesque views throughout the property. A $29 resort fee is assessed per night, which includes admission to the Trailblazers Kids Club, self-parking for one car per room, basic Internet service, up to three passes for the kids club, an hour of tennis court use and more.

  • About 2 miles north of the Kierland Commons shopping center
  • Shared premises with TPC Scottsdale golf course
  • A $10 self-parking fee applies to additional vehicles
  • About 25 miles northeast of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

  • 24-hour valet parking ($20)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($10)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach
  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess are outfitted with southwestern decor, large dressing areas and oversized bathtubs. All rooms include a balcony with a table and two chairs. Room views include the plaza, courtyard, garden, golf course or lagoon.

  • Basic high-speed Internet included in resort fee (additional $14.95 fee for premium Internet)
  • iHome clock radio
  • Wet bar and in-room snacks available for additional charges

Standard room size:

525 square feet
  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Dining

The dining options at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess vary from Mexican cuisine to a Manhattan inspired cocktail lounge. Michael Mina's BOURBON STEAK is located on the property and provides a fine dining experience with a hand-crafted menu of beef, poultry and fish. Celebrity chef Richard Sandoval's Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar combines Latin and Asian flavors. Those looking for authentic Mexican food should head to La Hacienda.

  • 24-hour room service available

Number of restaurants:

5

Cuisine types:

American, Mexican, Latin American
  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

There are five pools at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess — the Sonoran Splash, the South Pool, the East Pool, the Casita Pool and the adults-only rooftop pool. The Sonoran Splash features two waterslides, one of which turns into a Techno waterslide with music, fog and disco lights on Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Poolside movies available seasonally
  • Water toys available for rent

Number of pools:

5

Pool types:

  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo

Pool amenities:

  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar

Spa

The Well & Being spa offers amenities like a eucalyptus inhalation room, a swiss shower and a co-ed grotto waterfall. Signature treatments include a clay mud mask with mineral-rich clays from Sedona and Africa and the ginger and rosemary immune-boosting bath.

  • Cold plunge pool and therapeutic whirlpool at the spa
  • Spa cuisine served at climate-controlled atrium and rooftop adults-only pool
  • Taxes and service charges included in treatment prices

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

The Trailblazers Family Adventure Center is available for guests ages 5 to 12. Daily activities include games, crafts and sports. Activities are based on the center's theme which changes daily. Families can also take advantage of the Trailblazers shop, an activity center where families can rent fishing poles, check out basketballs and more.

  • Cost of kids club varies on session selected
  • Friday and Saturday events hosted for the entire family

  • Kids club ($35 to $60)
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

The Fairmont Fitness Center is available to guests 24 hours a day and includes cardio and weight-training equipment. Pilates, body sculpting and zumba fitness classes are available through the Well & Being spa. The on-site tennis center provides five courts as well as adult and junior tennis instruction.

  • Tennis racket rental required

  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis (with fee)
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

A full-service FedEx Office Print & Ship Center is located on the premises of the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. More than 150,000 square feet of meeting and event space can be booked at the hotel.

  • Sustainable meetings available
  • Indoor and outdoor event space
  • On-site catering available

Number of meeting rooms:

21
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Dogs and cats are welcome at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess for an additional fee of $25 per night. Pets must remain on a leash at all times throughout the resort.

  • Prohibited from restaurants and pool areas
  • If extra cleaning is necessary, an additional $125 charge will apply
  • Pets are not allowed to be left in the room unattended
  • Pets allowed (with fee)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Golf

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is home to two 18-hole championship golf courses, the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course and the TPC Scottsdale Champions Course.

  • Home to the PGA Tour's Waste Management Phoenix Open

  • Golf carts
  • Golf packages
  • Club rentals
  • Club house
  • Refreshment stand or restaurant
  • Caddy service
  • Pro shop

Wedding

Wedding venues at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess include rose gardens, a lagoon, waterfall backdrop and the stunning Grand Ballroom. On-site wedding concierge will assist with selecting the ideal wedding setting and additional details.

  • Wedding packages available
  • Pre-designed reception menus
  • Preferred wedding vendors provided

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

3,128
  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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