Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Desert Luxury

Searching for a unique vacation destination with year-round appeal that will please everyone in your party, then you’ll never forget your stay at the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows. You’ll find it checks off all the boxes on your list. With an eclectic style that mixes Sonoran desert colors, high design finishes, and vibrant local artwork, this unique property is one that prioritizes luxury in the details and a truly opulent overall experience.

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your dessert luxury stay awaits

Nora, the resident 1962 Cadillac

Many visit the Scottsdale area seeking relaxation, and you’ll soon see why once you step foot on the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale grounds. Soothing Southwestern earth tones in all the design details, balanced with a cool modern aesthetic, will help you unwind from the stress and troubles of your everyday life. Booking a massage or treatment at the Palo Verde Spa & Apothecary is where you might choose to start a therapeutic respite from work, and you’ll find the selection of fine, natural products and variety of services available exceeds your expectations.

Foodie aficionados will revel in the glorious options that are found on-site at the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale Resort. Weft & Wrap Art Bar + Kitchen offers an intimate environment of tantalizing, shareable dishes with a jaw-dropping backdrop of Camelback Mountain. You’ll find casual, light bites to snack on at the Turquoise Pool Bar, expertly paired with a selection of refreshing, handcrafted cocktails. Even the room service offerings feature locally sourced ingredients and Sonoran flavors. You’ll feel the subtle, Southwestern American theme runs very naturally through all the culinary choices available at the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale.

The magnificent Palo Verde Spa & Apothecary, entrancing landscapes, relaxing pools, bountiful culinary creations, luxurious rooms, and much, much more will have you never wanting to leave the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows.

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your desert luxury stay awaits

Outdoor Seating

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Basic Information

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your desert luxury stay awaits

The Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows is a desert oasis in the aptly named Paradise Valley, roughly 16 miles or 20 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Exclusivity is often a true signifies of prestige, and the time you travel makes the accommodations that much more enticing. Lucky for you, your journey to an unforgettable stay at The Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows will prove to be a surprisingly brief, efficient, and seamless one.

  • Address: 6114 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
  • Website: andazscottsdale.com
  • Phone: (480) 368-1234
  • Altitude: 1,257 feet
  • Landscape: desert
  • Weather: dry year round with little rain. Relatively dry, enjoyable weather from fall to spring (40-80’s). While the summer months can peak over 100 degrees, as you’ll hear from anyone who has spent time in the Phoenix area, the dry heat is fairly tolerable.
  • Parking: door-to-door valet parking available
  • Uber/Lyft: widely available in the area, fares to the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale are approximately $15 each way from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
  • Other notable amenities: seasonal complimentary local trolley, dry cleaning service, and an unbelievably tranquil experience at the Palo Verde Spa & Apothecary (see more below)

Peak travel to Scottsdale generally falls between January – March, when you’ll see rates at a premium for a coveted stay at the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale Resort. During the traditional winter season for much of the United States, Scottsdale has a tame, dry heat that many travelers flock to.

Many vacation to Scottsdale during the late winter – early springtime. Popular events include the Phoenix Open Golf Tournament at TPC Scottsdale, as well as the Parada del Sol, a country rodeo festival, taking place March 7 – 10th, 2019. Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants also have their spring training in Scottsdale.

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: The Property

The modern, minimalist design of the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale Resort draws from the many artists who created masterpieces inspired by the Sonoran landscape, including Alexander Girard, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Paolo Soleri. With three separate swimming pools on site, you’ll have a variety of venues to relax, go for a swim, enjoy a book, try a new cocktail, or take a siesta.

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your desert luxury stay awaits

If an intensive training regimen is important for you to maintain while traveling, you’ll be pleased with the exercise amenities found on property at the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale. The resort features a well-equipped, 24-hour fitness center with an indoor/outdoor design set against Camelback Mountain.

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your desert luxury stay awaits

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: The Rooms

With 185 guestrooms and suites, the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale is an ideal sized resort for your next vacation. The pleasant atmosphere will enable you to fully unwind and spend time on the property, without feeling overwhelmed by crowds.

All rooms at the Andaz Scottsdale boast an outdoor terrace as well as “a spectacular desert landscape – including unparalleled views of Camelback Mountain”. The general design aesthetic is modern, clean, and minimalist, with many of the rooms named after American mid-century architects and designers, including Charles and Ray Eames as well as Florence Knoll. You’ll find surprising accents of bold colors in the form of local Southwestern artwork in the guestrooms.

The accommodations are divided into two broader categories: suites and bungalows. You’ll find the bungalow accommodations range from 330-485 square feet, with either a King Bed or two Queen Beds per room. There are additional benefits with the “Retreat” bungalow choices, which include daily breakfast and signature cocktails for two, as well as complimentary access to the Palo Verde Spa & Apothecary facilities and pool.

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your desert luxury stay awaits

Saarinen 1 King Bed

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your desert luxury stay awaits

Saarinen 1 King Bed

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your desert luxury stay awaits

Bathroom In The Saarinen 1 King Bed

There are six spacious suite options at the Andaz Scottsdale. The most opulent choice, the Albers House, is a presidential suite named after German-born American artist Josef Albers featuring two King bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, a separate living space, a private patio with seating area and fire pit, and 1,795 square feet of total space for living, unwinding, and enjoying.

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Dining

Weft & Wrap Art Bar + Kitchen seeks to blend the old with the new and energize Sonoran classics with new techniques and local ingredients. The kitchen encourages diners to share dishes with the table, coining their appetizers as “Bits and Bites” while larger entrée portions are “For The Table” with side dishes as “Companions”. The menu certainly takes a nod in the Southwest American direction, with Sweet Corn Soup, Green Chile Roasted Chicken, and a Tres Leches cake all making appearances on the current menu.

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your desert luxury stay awaits

Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen

The Turquoise Pool Bar boasts a fun, eclectic menu with handcrafted cocktails. The cool and refreshing Red Rock Royale might catch your eye, featuring Tito’s Vodka, Aperol, lemon, honey, and sparkling rose. The abbreviated menu of food options is categorized by “From The Grill!!!”, featuring Chile Braised Pork Tacos, and “Things Not Grilled…”, highlighted by Corn Elote and Ice Cream Sandwiches.

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your desert luxury stay awaits

Turquoise Pool Bar

The resort even offers an in-room dining menu, available 24 hours a day. A nightcap off the “Moonlit” menu (available 10:00pm – 6:30am) includes a decadent choice called “Something Sweet”: a Mexican chocolate peanut butter tart. With delicious culinary offerings in these two venues, you’ll be happy to stay on property and enjoy a variety of options at the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale.

During my stay at the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale, I was able to get an in-room dining breakfast experience. The granola was increidble and was accompanied by a juice, pastry, and I ordered additional bacon.

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your desert luxury stay awaits

In-Room Dining

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Palo Verde Spa & Apothecary

Make plans to feel renewed when you visit the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale by booking a massage or special treatment at the Palo Verde Spa. With a natural aesthetic, the spa philosophy centers on healing using ingredients sourced by a local Sedona botanist. You’ll find standard offerings at Palo Verde, including deep tissue massages as well as manicure/pedicure services, but the unique choices include a Geneo DNA Facial, Prickly Pear Body Therapy, True Essence Massage, and many more. With an inviting, tranquil environment set in the desert landscape, this unique wellness retreat will leave you reset, restored, and thriving.

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your desert luxury stay awaits

Spa Pool and Relaxing Area

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Instagram Tour

The hotel has a 1962 Cadillac named Nora on the property that you can get an “Instagram Tour” in. During this tour we went to Old Town Scottsdale and Camelback Mountain. Do it with the top down, I promise it’ll be the best adventure.

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your desert luxury stay awaits

Camelback Mountain

Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale: Your desert luxury stay awaits

Old Town Scottsdale

About Scottsdale:

Relaxation, dry heat, desert landscapes, and western fine art all come to mind when you first hear a mention of Scottsdale, Arizona. You’ll also find over 200 golf courses within the Scottsdale community.

Taking in the gorgeous views is easily attainable through a hike. Enjoy a leisurely stroll, or a rigorous pace, as you traverse Camelback Mountain, Tom’s Thumb, Pinnacle Peak, McDowell Sonoran Preserve, or many others, all located within reach of the Andaz Scottsdale property.

The art scene is sprawling in this desert town, with longtime western and Native American works of art dominating over 125 galleries and studios in Scottsdale. The Andaz Scottsdale Resort is just one mile from Cattle Track Arts Compound, housing many artists, blacksmiths, performers, and other masterpieces on display for you to explore. Upon visiting Scottsdale, you’ll notice a recent expansion to modern works, including many housed in the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.

The New York Times once coined Downtown Scottsdale “a desert version of Miami’s South Beach”. If experiencing the newest, trendy DJ at a raging party isn’t your idea of a relaxing vacation, fear not! The Andaz property is set just two miles away from central Old Town Scottsdale, a central destination for all audiences, including those wanting more serene time to unwind or party people craving more energy and a faster pace.

If you are looking for more activities in the area or places to eat, there is plenty!

About Andaz:

Andaz is a member of the Hyatt collection of properties. Seeking to immerse travelers in their destination, you’ll find the phrases “authenticity”, “community”, and “neighborhood vibe” all embedded in the culture of this modern, eclectic brand. The word “Andaz” actually comes from Hindi, meaning “personal style”.

There are only 20 or so Andaz properties worldwide, including Singapore, Abu Dhabi, London, West Hollywood, and several others. A truly global brand, the newest properties from this collection set to open in 2019 include the Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere and the Andaz Munich Schwabinger Tor.

Overall:

This exquisite resort offers a one-of-a-kind experience, blending Southwestern style, modern design and amenities, a world-class spa, and incredible culinary choices. I am confident you will find the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows exceeds all your expectations!

 

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Disclaimer: I was a guest of Visit Phoenix and the Hyatt Andaz Scottsdale, but as always, opinions are entirely my own. 

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