If spending time under the Arizona sun is in the cards for you, look no further than The Canyon Suites at the Phoenician for your incredible weekend in Scottsdale. A separate enclave within The Phoenician resort, the Canyon Suites brings a host of exclusive benefits to your stay, making you and whomever you’re traveling with feel like the ultimate VIPs as you partake in your weekend in Scottsdale. With renowned customer service and lush accommodations, this opulent resort-within-a-resort is sure to win any traveler over.
This property is part of the Luxury Collection of hotels under the Marriott International Bonvoy brand. The Marriott brand is synonymous with outstanding hospitality and superb attention to detail. You can trust your weekend in Scottsdale will be high quality when you book with the Marriott collection.
Spending the PERFECT Weekend in Scottsdale
Benefits of the Canyon Suites
Upon booking your room at the property, you’ll be contacted by one of the Canyon Suites ambassadors to coordinate every detail ahead of your weekend in Scottsdale with you: from a round of golf, spa treatments, dinner reservations, poolside cabana rental, round-trip transportation, and whatever else you desire assistance with, your trusted ambassador is there to serve you as a guest at this sensational resort. With a goal of leaving you to enjoy all of their amenities on the property, be sure to contact your ambassador with any wish you might have fulfilled during your weekend in Scottsdale.
At check-in, you’ll receive an arrival amenity. This welcome gesture is local to the property and sure to get your weekend in Scottsdale started right. There are a number of additional amenities available for purchase, including food and beverages, floral arrangements, and more to make your weekend in Scottsdale beyond compare. You can even return to your guestroom or suite after a lovely meal and find your room transformed with a path of rose petals, decorated turn down service, and a chilled bottle of sparkling wine to cherish.
Access to the Canyon Lounge is a key priority among Canyon Suites guests on your weekend in Scottsdale. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast in the Lounge daily, located in the Main Lobby. You’ll find a la carte snacks, small plates, and artisan sweets served alongside premium wine selections, seasonal craft cocktails, and local beer choices. Celebrate after a meal with a digestif and late night sweet, as the Canyon Lounge is open until 10pm daily.
*For gluten free guests there is a separate toaster and bread selections for breakfast in addition to items that are inherently gluten free.
If poolside relaxation is your priority during your weekend in Scottsdale, take in the scenery at the exclusive pool and don’t worry about lunch or snacks as the Canyon Grill will serve your every desire under the sun.
Enjoy tantalizing Grilled Pacific Shrimp Tacos with cilantro lime cabbage, citrus pickled red onions, and avocado; a Citrus Salmon and Grain Bowl served with jicama slaw, cucumber, avocado, pomegranate, and a poppy seed vinaigrette, or the spiced Za’atar Turkey with feta cheese and piquillo lime yogurt on naan bread, among other incredible options. Cocktails and refreshing frozen beverages highlight the libation menu, including Prickly Pear Margarita with Phoenician Herradura Tequila. The menu at Canyon Grill is served from 10:30am until 5:00pm daily.
Undergoing a recent redesign, you’ll be immediately struck by the Southwestern influence of the local surroundings on the resort’s style, with rich beige tones and warm bright color enhancements. The aesthetic of the Sonoran Desert is front and center with the custom-designed interiors.
The five-star rated resort staff holds themselves to a high standard when it comes to luxurious accommodations, and your expectations will be surpassed once you enter your guestroom or suite for an unbelievable weekend in Scottsdale. Each room includes supple 400-thread count Italian linens, private terraces with exclusive daybeds, Nespresso coffee machines, four-person dining areas, and much more. Local artisans contribute to the paintings and features you’ll find in guestrooms and across the resort. The master baths come with opulent marble finishes and include a separate tub and shower.
Surpassing norms of ordinary resorts and even many urban apartments, the standard Canyon Guest Room is a spacious 600 square feet of room. There are 20 of these guestrooms at the property, while you’ll find 38 luxurious suites, and an additional two of which are Presidential. The sensational Presidential Suite features a spacious living room with golf course views, a Master King bed room, a second King bed room, a sprawling patio with abounding contemporary seating and a cozy fire pit, and a massive bathroom ensconced in exquisite marble.
Your resort charge includes a wonderful host of benefits, including in-room wireless internet, chauffeured car service to venues in close proximity, overnight valet parking, morning yoga practice, evening child care service, bicycle rentals, hiking amenities, and tennis court reservations and equipment rentals. There is also a resort shuttle available that will take you to the Old Town Scottsdale Waterfront for nearby shopping and exploration.
Dining at the Phoenician
In addition to breakfast served daily, guests will find a globally inspired menu of choices at the Canyon Lounge for dinner service as well. There are options to satisfy every appetite in the lively, inviting lobby Lounge for dinner.
Under the guidance of highly renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Executive Chef Jacques Qualin delivers classic favorites in an elevated atmosphere at J&G Steakhouse. The raw bar brings a chilled shellfish platter of delicacies to start, or opt for tuna tartare, crispy calamari, French onion soup, or a chilled gazpacho of melon and tomato. Move on to Slowly Cooked Salmon, Roasted Alaskan Halibut with Honshimeji Mushrooms, or a 19oz Prime Bone-In Rib Eye steak. Select from grilled asparagus with lemon zest and olive oil, potato gratin with comte, or macaroni and cheese, among other delectable side dishes. Paired with a crisp cocktail or a glass of your favorite big red wine, you’ll leave your meal at J&G Steakhouse satisfied.
Mowry & Cotton is open all day and night, serving your favorite dishes and inventive choices with a twist. This Modern American restaurant serves an incredible brunch – you can even opt to celebrate with a group for a “Porch Party” served family style, including one starter, one salad or vegetable, one brunch or lunch favorite, and their house seasonal bread pudding dessert. Think about a Roasted Squash Flatbread or Croque Madame Hot Pot, Mowry Monkey Bread, Rye Caesar Salad or Kale and Wheatberry, Charred Beets or Blistered Shishito Peppers, Mowry’s Breakfast B.L.T., Shrimp & Grits, or a Smoked Brisket Reuben. With choices like these, you might have to join Mowry & Cotton for brunch more than once on your weekend in Scottsdale!
Enjoy a casual bite after your round of golf at the Phoenician Tavern, a lively pub perfect for a casual lunch, happy hour, or evening meal. Start with Pork Poutine or Nashville Hot Fried Chicken Bites for the table. Don’t forget about the classic Fish and Chips or the Wednesday, Thursday special Prime Rib including a stuffed baked potato and au jus. The menu prominently features a selection of burgers, and you’ll be hard pressed to find one better to savor on your weekend in Scottsdale than the Smokehouse Burger, combining Nueskie’s bacon with house blend prime beef, Copper City bourbon onions, smoked gouda cheese, and BBQ sauce on a brioche bun.
Pro Tip: Get the Mac N Cheese – best in the world!!
It’s high tea time at the Phoenician. Enjoy a proper English-style tea with all of the classic English finger sandwiches, fresh baked scones, and save room for sweet treats with essential tea pastries. Treat yourself to an afternoon tea and take a moment to savor the quiet, serene life on your weekend in Scottsdale.
Take in panoramic views of the Sonoran Desert at the Thirsty Camel. This refined cocktail lounge offers small plates to share with a Southwestern flair, including Crushed Avocado Guacamole and Carne Asada Quesadillas. Savor a unique Horchata Colada featuring Captain Morgan Rum, Bailey’s, Cream of Coconut, and Cinnamon. Soak up every last drop and enjoy the view beyond the bar!
Enjoy a casual lunch al fresco at Kalio Kabobery, offering Middle Eastern-inspired classics for lunch and dinner daily. Fresh grilled chicken and beef kabobs, all your favorite toppings, and much more are even better poolside.
Partake in a restorative transformation during your weekend in Scottsdale by visiting the Phoenician Spa. Offering a number of facial and body treatments, you’re bound to found a way to release the tension and stressors of everyday life. In addition to booking treatments, spa visitors will find access to plunge pools, therapy baths, steam room, and more amenities at the Phoenician Spa.
Take in a round of golf without traveling too far on your weekend in Scottsdale. Visit The Phoenician Golf Club, located on-site the resort, for a day of golf in the Arizona Valley. The course plays to par 71 and provides four player-friendly tees to choose from. You’ll also find golf lessons and a driving range available.
Enjoy total relaxation at the Canyon Suites Pool and Hot Tub. Set aside from the greater Phoenician pool, you’ll encounter pure bliss as you spend hours wading in the pool or relaxing in one of the tranquil sunbeds. The pool is also heated, so be sure to pack a bathing suit no matter what time of year you plan your weekend in Scottsdale.
Even when you stay in the Canyon Suites, you still have full access to the pools at the Phoenician. There is an upper pool and a Mother of Pearl Pool for use. In addition, you can rent cabanas out here as well.
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Disclaimer: I was a guest of the Canyon Suites. As always, opinions are entirely my own.