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The 8 Best Boutique Hotels in Scottsdale [2023]

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Scottsdale is a trendy location that offers amazing landscapes, hip locations, and numerous resorts for those seeking an upscale experience. The city is full of arts, culture, and amazing eateries, and the famous saguaro cacti provide a scenic backdrop as they scatter over the hills.

For visitors from across the world looking for a unique trip, Scottsdale has many boutique hotels to use as accommodation.

The Best Boutique Hotels in Scottsdale

ADERO Scottsdale

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Price: From $449

This 5-star Autograph Collection hotel features epic views due to its location on a desert ridge in Fountain Hills. The sweeping views of sunsets and starry nights are available from most of the accommodation options and add to the unforgettable experience of staying at the ADERO Scottsdale.

High over the desert, this hotel includes on-site amenities like a poolside oasis, a fitness club, and numerous wellness treatments at the spa.

Golf-loving guests can get access to the nearby Sunridge Canyon Golf Club. Hiking trailheads and mountain bike options are available on the property and lead into the stunning surroundings.

The rooms and suites at the ADERO Scottsdale combine nature-filled elegance with modern comforts. Standard rooms include high ceilings, concrete exposed floors, and custom rugs. There are also balconies and patios available to enjoy the desert.

Canopy by Hilton Scottsdale Old Town

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Price: From $339

The Canopy by Hilton Scottsdale Old Town is located in Scottsdale’s Old Town, with all of the most impressive attractions in the city within 15 minutes of walking. The hotel includes a rooftop pool with amazing views of Camelback Mountain.

An on-site restaurant provides delicious Southwestern food, and regular evening alcohol tastings are complimentary to all eligible guests. Connecting rooms are available to those traveling together, and some of the lodging options are pet-friendly.

The guest rooms and suites provide numerous amenities, including chaise longues, Nespresso coffee machines, deluxe bath amenities made by Apivita, and ultra-comfortable signature Canopy beds with Serta cooling technology and gel memory foam that adapts to all bodies.

All rooms are designed to reflect the Southwest environment. Elegance is combined with modern functionality, convenience, and comfort that all guests can enjoy.

Hermosa Inn

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Price: From $372

The Hermosa Inn is located just outside Scottsdale. A beautiful hideaway in the historic Paradise Valley of Arizona, this hotel was built in the 1930s as a retreat for painter Lon Megargee.

The 6 acres of the property continue to be an excellent retreat for artists and a wonderfully luxurious option for guests looking to experience the wonders of the desert landscape in the area.

Found at the foot of the Camelback Mountain, the Hermosa Inn provides an immersive nature experience. The accommodation options reflect the surrounding landscape with hacienda-style guest rooms and casitas.

Amenities include fireplaces, high vaulted ceilings, and private patios for those seeking relaxation. The casitas feature oversized luxury bathrooms with antique-style pedestal tubs and separate walk-in showers. Options with skylights and courtyard views are also available.

Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale Old Town

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Price: From $215

A conveniently located hotel with great access to Old Town Scottsdale and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), the Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale Old Town is also within walking distance of the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts. Other nearby attractions include the Desert Botanical Garden, Scottsdale Fashion Square, and the Scottsdale Stadium.

The Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale Old Town offers all-day dining, a 24-hour convenience shop, and room service available in the evening. Connecting rooms are available for groups or families traveling together.

There are on-site business and fitness centers, and the outdoor pool is a great way to unwind. Various accommodation options are available, including guest rooms and suites. Room amenities include 250-thread count sheets, mini in-room fridges, Keurig coffee makers, and ergonomic chairs.

Premium channels are on offer on the HDTVs, and the shower/tub is scald-proof for better protection.

Hyatt House North Scottsdale

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Price: From $230

Offering great access to Route 101 and nearby Phoenix, Hyatt House North Scottsdale also has a glorious view of the McDowell Mountains and the surrounding desert. Its convenient location is ideal for business or leisure travelers alike.

It is 5 miles away from the McDowell Sonoran Preserve and 8 miles from Taliesin West, known as Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home. Museums, restaurants, and numerous shopping opportunities are also within reach, as is the Mayo Clinic.

Hand-crafted cocktails are available at the on-site bar, and the restaurant offers plenty of great meals. The rooms and suites are designed to ensure maximum comfort and relaxation. Room amenities include fully-equipped kitchens, sofa sleepers, blackout curtains, coffeemakers, and flat-screen HDTVs.

The 1-bedroom kitchen suite options are the most spacious ones available and have shower or tub versions.

Residence Inn Scottsdale Salt River

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Price: From $429

A practical boutique hotel located within the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, the Residence Inn Scottsdale Salt River hideaway provides a culturally rich experience. This is an ideal choice for extended stays that allow guests to immerse themselves in their surroundings.

Practically found just off State Route 101, this hotel offers easy access to Scottsdale Fashion Square, which is 3 miles away, and the OdySea Aquarium, which is 4 miles away.

The hotel pays tribute to Arizona’s Native American history with local art from Scottsdale artists that celebrates this rich heritage and enhances the design. There is an on-site fitness center and an outdoor pool.

Studios and suites with 1 or 2 bedrooms are available to guests. They include fully-equipped kitchens, comfortable work desks, and complimentary Wi-Fi. The Agave Lounge serves delicious drinks.

The Saguaro

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Price: From $219

The Saguaro is located in Scottsdale’s Old Town, a central location that puts guests within easy reach of all the attractions in the city. All the best dining, shopping, and art can be found at the very doorstep of the hotel.

The rooms at The Saguaro benefit from elegant, understated design and modern comforts. There are ergonomic desks, in-room dining options, and cozy robes for those looking to lounge in the privacy of their desert oasis—ideal for business and leisure travelers alike.

Pool view king rooms include large work areas and extra comfortable chairs for extended sessions. In addition, there is a step-out balcony available to observe the pool area while having fresh air. There are also city views available.

Hand-crafted furnishings are brought from Mexico to add even more color and style to the rooms.

Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

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Price: From $859

Set in the stunning landscape of Camelback Mountain, this luxury hotel sprawls over 53 acres of exclusive privacy. On-site amenities include the top-rated Elements restaurant and the Sanctuary spa, providing guests with plenty of delectable experiences.

Accommodations include numerous casitas and suites dotted along the mountain, as well as 6 villas. These options have plenty of luxury amenities, from contemporary art and architecture to a stylish modern design.

All the accommodations available at the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain provide an oasis to its guests. Amenities include oversized soaking tubs, sky-lit bathrooms, glass rock fireplaces to provide comfort in the desert nights, and custom furnishing made from crafted wood.

Neutral color palettes are enhanced by the landscape all around the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain. It’s an ideal desert escape for all types of guests, especially those looking to luxuriate in everything on offer at the resort.

Final Thoughts

The Sonoran desert scenery provides immensely photogenic angles no matter where visitors turn in Scottsdale. There are over a hundred art galleries in the downtown area and the cultural schedule of the city is always full of events.

For those looking for a boutique hotel to top off a relaxing and enjoyable trip to Scottsdale, you won’t be disappointed with any of these options.

About Amar Hussain

Amar is an avid traveler and tester of products. He has spent the last 13 years traveling all 7 continents and has put the products to the test on each of them. He has contributed to publications including Forbes, the Huffington Post, and more.


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