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Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

4949 East Lincoln Drive | Scottsdale, AZ 85253 [See Map]
#14 in Best Phoenix Hotels
Hotel Class 5.0-star Critic Rating Moderate Guest Rating
TripAdvior Traveler Rating

Based on 1155 reviews
Property Type Resort with 293 rooms, 2 floors
Style Traditional, Rustic, Opulent
Best For Business travelers, Couples

U.S. News Review

Infusing the Moroccan desert with the Sonoran, the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia offers luxury befitting of any continent. Nestled in the heart of Paradise Valley, this new member of the Omni hotels family resides at the base of the scenic Camelback Mountain. A stay here is certainly a break from the daily grind — the property is a bit removed from the hustle and bustle of Phoenix and Scottsdale. However, many travelers say they had no problem with staying on-site; the resort boasts a wealth of activities, from yoga classes to happy hours to guided hikes. When you need to unwind, soak up the rays by one of the resort's three pools or book a treatment at the Joya Spa. For many visitors, the highlight of their accommodations was the private patio or balcony — If you can, request a room overlooking the mountain for the best views. And though you may be far from the culinary hot spots of downtown Phoenix and Old Town Scottsdale, you're sure to enjoy the contemporary Italian fare served at the resort's AAA Four Diamond restaurant, Prado.

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Critic Reviews

Fodor's

“This luxury resort brings a touch of the Mediterranean to Paradise Valley with its exquisite dark furnishings and light stone work, its impeccable Joya Spa, its pool pavilion, and a Spanish-inspired wedding chapel.”

Oyster.com

“Celebs such as President Obama and Toby Keith have stayed at the Montelucia, and it’s easy to see why: The grounds are lovely, the location is secluded, the 293 rooms feature sophisticated decor, and the Joya Spa, Prado Restaurant, and two heated pools are all top-notch”

Travel + Leisure

“With its graceful plazas and arcaded walkways, this 35-acre retreat located at the foot of Camelback Mountain so resembles an Andalusian pueblo blanco that you’ll forget you’re in Arizona.”

Other Awards:
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Lodgings 2015
  • Concierge.com Editor's Pick

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1155 guests have reviewed the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4.5 (based on 1155 reviews)

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Amenities

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

Location & Parking

The Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia takes its architecture cues from Andalusia, Spain, but it's the property's Camelback Mountain backdrop makes it such a popular Arizona resort. The resort features a spa, a fitness center, full-service restaurants and three pools spread out across 35 acres. This Omni Resort is about 5 miles northwest of downtown Scottsdale and about 12 miles northeast of downtown Phoenix.

  • Nearby popular attractions include the Desert Botanical Garden and the Phoenix Zoo, both about 8 miles south
  • Around 10 miles north of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

  • 24-hour valet parking ($29)
  • 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

Standard rooms are decorated to resemble Spanish-style architecture — think mostly dark wood furniture and tones of gold and red — with modern amenities. In-room features include an iPod docking station, a 42-inch flat-screen TV and a data port for surround sound. Visitors who don't like long walks back to their rooms should request lodging closer to the front of the sprawling resort.

  • Rooms feature private balconies or patios
  • Resort fee of $25 per night includes in-room Internet access, access to the fitness center and select fitness classes, and other resort activities

Standard room size:

400 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

Omni Scottsdale provides visitors with five dining facilities. Artisanal market Crave Cafe dishes out coffee, gelato and other grab-and-go items and the casual Centro offers small bites, cocktails and a kids menu. But the true highlight of the Omni is AAA Four Diamond Award-winning Prado. This fine dining restaurant features Spanish-inspired plates like fig and serrano flatbread and daily paella.

  • 24-hour room service

Number of restaurants:

5

Cuisine types:

Buffet, American, Spanish

Awards:

AAA/CAA
  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

Omni Scottsdale features three different pools. The quiet Oasis pool is adults-only, while the Kasbah pool is larger pool that includes a poolside bar and lounge area. The rooftop Joya Terrace pool is available for those receiving spa treatments.

  • Lounge chairs and umbrellas available on the pool deck
  • The spa pool is open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Other pools open 7 a.m. to midnight

Number of pools:

3

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 Joya spa's decor and treatments are inspired by Morocco and include Arizona's only Hammam — a bathing ritual featuring hot and cold designed to improve circulation. Guests can enjoy traditional spa treatments alongside naturopathic services like acupuncture and IV therapy.

  • Spa includes a private pool and juice bar on the terrace.
  • 20 percent gratuity is added to all spa treatments
  • The spa is open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily

Services offered:

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

Kids

Fitness

The Omni Scottsdale's 24-hour fitness center includes high-tech cardio and strength-training equipment. Guests who prefer to work out in a group can pay a fee for yoga, pilates, TRX and spinning classes. The resort also offers guided hikes on Camelback Mountain.

  • Personal training is available
  • Some fitness classes included with resort fee

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

Business

The Omni Scottsdale features 27,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and a total of 74,000 square feet of outdoor space. Guests can access the full-service business center 24 hours a day.

Number of meeting rooms:

16
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Dogs weighing less than 40 pounds are welcome at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. Guests must pay a $100 nonrefundable fee.

  • Pets allowed (with fee)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Golf

There is a course nearby.

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

Wedding

Guests can choose from four different indoor and outdoor venues in which to host weddings. The stand-out Valencia Ballroom provides an indoor/outdoor space, featuring views of Camelback Mountain and a ballroom where the wedding party can dance the night away.

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

600
  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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4949 East Lincoln Drive | Scottsdale, AZ 85253 [See Full Map]