Scottsdale

Hotel Valley Ho

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Why We Love It

  • Professional baseball players and movie stars pull up to the pool at this retro-chic escape
  • An $80 million restoration ushered in bright colors and iconic furnishings
  • A trendsetter in the 1950s, it was a favorite of celebrities
  • 20 minutes from Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home and studio

"No. 6 of 79 Scottsdale hotels" -- TripAdvisor
83%
Enjoyed This
(23 Member Ratings)
"We loved the retro-chic feel of the rooms and pool area. Also enjoyed the proximity to Old Town Scottsdale, and took advantage of the Lime bikes to get around easily."
Jon
23. Jul 2018
Glendale, AZ, USA

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Map & Directions

The hotel is about 15 minutes by car from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Star studded in the 1950s when celebrities needed to escape the prying eyes of Hollywood, Scottsdale blossomed as a warm, welcoming, low-key retreat. One of the top spots to stay was Hotel Valley Ho, a sleek midcentury hideaway that mixes desert colors and materials inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s textile blocks.

It was the chicest scene when Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner wed there in 1957, and it glows again today after an $80 million restoration. Rooms have clean-lined furnishings and bright colors, along with an all-glass wall that opens to an individual patio or balcony.

Iconic Saarinen chairs pull up to the tables and around fireplaces at the main restaurant, ZuZu, which cooks up classics like beef stroganoff and Cornish hen. An outdoor bar and cabanas flank what Travel + Leisure declares is one of the World’s Coolest Pools, shaped like an olive in a martini glass, and the centerpiece of the grounds.

The spa has saunas with chromotherapy and an outdoor terrace, and a full menu of treatments like the coffee-berry yoga facial and honey ginger myofacial treatment.

The historic hotel hot spot is a short walk from the renowned art galleries, shops and restaurants of downtown Scottsdale. Old Town Scottsdale is only a few blocks west, where a historical society anchors streets dressed with Old West adobe-style structures.

From the press:
  • "This Scottsdale hot-spot hotel was ... restored to its former '50s fabulousness, and the rooms don't disappoint with retro furnishings and styling" -- Fodor's
  • "The Valley Ho's colors and midcentury modern decor hooked me from the minute we entered the airy glass, metal and stone lobby" -- Los Angeles Times

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Fitness classes
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • Pet-friendly

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center

Room amenities All rooms have outdoor space

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries

Parking Valet Parking is $15 + tax; self parking is available.  Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

  • Off-street parking
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 17 and under stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Crib available free of charge for children 2 and under (on request).
 Extra bed available (on request) free of charge for adults in all rooms except Signature Double/Double Guest Rooms and based on availability.
Extra person charge is $25+ tax per night.
Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request, free of charge.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Hotel Valley Ho's two pool areas are fully reserved for registered hotel guests on Saturdays and holiday weekends.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

83%
Enjoyed This
(23 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale (AZ) (part of Preferred Hotels & Resorts & Historic Hotels of America) over the past 15 months.
4.8 Ambiance
4.7 Location
4.8 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.5 Value for the Money
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Other Comments
Hotel staff did not want to honor $20 a day resort credit
Jassel 09. Aug 2018 Austin, TX, USA
Enjoyed Most
Service
Vanessa 07. Aug 2018 Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Enjoyed Most
Great live music and staff by the pool were superstars!
Other Comments
How rude a valet driver was sink needed to be fixed to be drained and having to ask for what was part of the package
Mark 05. Aug 2018 Portland, OR, USA
Enjoyed Most
We loved the retro-chic feel of the rooms and pool area. Also enjoyed the proximity to Old Town Scottsdale, and took advantage of the Lime bikes to get around easily.
Other Comments
Including the drinks and resort credit, this was a fantastic Travelzoo deal!
Jon 23. Jul 2018 Glendale, AZ, USA
Enjoyed Most
The ambiance at the hotel is unbeatable. The staff were all welcoming and helpful. You could tell the genuinely cared about the guests and that they enjoyed providing superb customer service. There is no hotel like it.
Other Comments
Be sure to spend plenty of time at the pool and eat it Cafe Zuzu!
Ryan 13. Jul 2018 Coos Bay, OR, USA
Enjoyed Most
staff/food/comfort/locatios
10. Jul 2018 Rio Verde, AZ, USA
Enjoyed Most
Super hip, fun energy. Great deal!!
Miller 09. Jul 2018 Tucson, AZ, USA
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Outstanding customer service....the entire staff made you feel like they wanted you there.
Anthony 06. Jul 2018 Peoria, AZ, USA
Enjoyed Most
Customer service was wonderful and I loved that it was not overly busy/noisy. Perfect summer staycation.
Lindsey 01. Jul 2018 Glendale, AZ, USA
Enjoyed Most
beautiful resort with amazing staff
Pamela 12. Jun 2018 Phoenix, AZ, USA

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