Royal Palms Resort and Spa

5200 East Camelback Road | Phoenix, AZ 85018-3020  [SEE MAP]Phoenix, AZ  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

This hotel boasts a "no tipping environment," as all gratuities are included in the daily resort fee
Parking here requires an additional fee

The Royal Palms Resort and Spa has drawn many a VIP – including President George W. Bush back in 2004 – because of its intimate, luxurious atmosphere. Guest rooms here look as if they belong in an elite Southwestern estate, boasting vibrant, jewel-toned decor and deep-soaking tubs. Depending on when you visit, the property's pool area can feel a bit crowded (and snagging a lounge chair can be difficult), but it provides much-needed respite from the blazing Arizona heat. The open-air Alvadora Spa is also nice, offering wellness classes as well as a long list of treatments. Meanwhile, the outdoor dining area at T. Cook's provides a nice ambiance for the restaurant's bold flavors. Located in the Camelback Corridor, this resort is just a short drive from Old Town Scottsdale and downtown Phoenix. Royal Palms Resort and Spa is also a member of the Hyatt family, so Hyatt rewards club members can redeem or use points by choosing to stay here.

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Location
Phoenix, AZ
Hotel Class
5.0-star
Property Type
Resort, 119 rooms
Primary View
Neighborhood, Mountain(s)
Style
Opulent, Modern
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Solo travelers

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  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Frommer's Exceptional
  • Fodor's Choice
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Travel + Leisure

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Unlike Scottsdale's large, sprawling resorts, the romantic Royal Palms is understated, elegant and intimate.

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It's a resort worthy of anyone's stay but is especially welcoming to couples, having been recognized time and again as one of the world’s most romantic escapes.

Other Awards

  • Frommer's Exceptional
  • Fodor's Choice
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1896 have reviewed the Royal Palms Resort and Spa, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1896 reviews 4.5 (based on 1896 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Standard rooms at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa feature Mediterranean-inspired decor with earth-hued color palettes and jewel-toned accents. Rooms also include leather chairs, free Wi-FI access, flat-screen TVs, Juliet-style balconies and bathrooms with deep-soaking tubs and separate showers.
  • A daily resort fee of $35 plus tax includes access to the business center and the fitness center, among other amenities

Standard room size490 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Originally designed as a getaway for a private financier and his wife, the Royal Palms Resort and Spa exudes romance. The resort is located about halfway between downtown Scottsdale and the Biltmore area, which offers shops and restaurants with a backdrop of Camelback Mountain.
  • About 5 miles north of Desert Botanical Garden and The Phoenix Zoo
  • About 8 miles north of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($25)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

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

Dining

Royal Palm's signature dining venue, T. Cook's, serves seasonal items with a Mediterranean flair. T. Cook's is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the restaurant serves a weekend brunch. The Mix Up Bar offers small bites in addition to a variety of specialty cocktails, beer, wine and spirits.
  • $5 happy hour specials are available at the bar Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m.
  • Live music at the Mix Up Bar on Friday and Saturday

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesItalian, American

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

Kids

    • Kids Club
    • Free Kids Club
    • Fee for Kids Club
    • Cribs
    • High Chairs

    Fitness

    The two-level fitness center at the Royal Palms is open 24 hours a day and features a variety of weight and cardio equipment. The gym also offers complimentary fitness classes like yoga and tai chi, as well as private, 60-minute classes, including yoga, mat Pilates, tai chi and meditation.
    • Advanced registration required for fitness classes
    • Personal training available for a fee
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

    Business

    The Royal Palms Resort supplies more than 20,000 square feet of meeting space. Business professionals can host their events in a variety of boardrooms, private salons and outdoor courtyards.
    • On-site business center open 24 hours a day
    • Audiovisual and catering services available

    Number of meeting rooms10

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

    Golf

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

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