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Hotel Valley Ho

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Bathroom in an Executive Suite

Bathroom in an Executive Suite

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What's Special About Hotel Valley Ho:

A hip hotel in the heart of Scottsdale, the Hotel Valley Ho has a great pool area and notably good restaurants. The property was thoroughly renovated from 2004-2005, when Westroc Hotels & Resorts invested $80-million to rehab and expand the 14-acre site. Reopened in December 2005, the resort and spa combines mid-century modern architecture with Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired elements and "southwestern" touches.

Guest Rooms at Hotel Valley Ho:

The hotel has 194 serenely spare and stylish rooms with private balcony or patio. Amenities include: mini-refrigerator; morning bar with espresso, coffee and tea; feather-top beds with 300-thread-count linens; complimentary WiFi Internet access; 32" flat-screen LCD HDTV; laptop-size safes; terrazzo tile bathrooms with translucent walls, oversize bathtub and separate shower; and Red Flower bath amenities.
  • Nightly rates from about $149 off-season
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History of Hotel Valley Ho:

Built in 1956, the Hotel Valley Ho was once a Hollywood hot spot for guests including Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood, Cary Grant, Rock Hudson, Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Betty Davis, Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable.

Dining at Hotel Valley Ho:

  • Café Zuzu serves updated classics for breakfast, lunch and dinner and claims to have the “best breakfast in town”. Dinner specialties include beef stroganoff, chicken & dumplings and braised short ribs. Desserts, such as homemade lemon meringue pies and malts, live up to their appeal.
  • Trader Vic’s serves the high-end restaurant chain’s signature Polynesian cuisine. The 5,700-sq. ft. restaurant features three, 10-foot tall skylit tikis and a bright red, Chinese wood fire surrounded by glass. The main dining room has floor to ceiling glass walls overlooking the resorts tropical gardens.

Spa and Fitness Center at Hotel Valley Ho:

  • The 8,000-sq. ft. VH spa offers treatments from basic massage to mind-body services such as acupuncture, acutonics, Quantum Biofeedback and Life Coaching services.
  • The bright fitness center overlooks the pool area. The up-to-date gym gear includes freemotion cardio equipment with flat screen TVs, free weights and a movement studio for yoga, Pilates, belly dancing and personal training.

What They Do Well at Hotel Valley Ho:

The centerpiece of this property, the swimming pool, features a comfortable outdoor area and bar with trendy couches and lounge chairs, including a cozy outdoor firepit. Bordered by towering 50-year-old palm trees, the Hotel Valley Ho pool is still a place to see and be seen.

Location of Hotel Valley Ho:

Hotel Valley Ho is located in the middle of Scottsdale, a lively town that lends itself to walking around. A short 12-minute drive from Phoenix Sky Harbor airport (PHX) minimizes the need for a rental car. Compare Flights

Contact Hotel Valley Ho:

6850 E. Main Street Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
Phone: (480) 248-2000, (866) 882-4484
Email: jcedillo@hotelvalleyho.com
Web site: Hotel Valley Ho

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