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Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains
Ranked #17 of 75 Hotels in Scottsdale
Certificate of Excellence
Los Angeles, California
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65 reviews
62 hotel reviews
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“Comfortable and Peaceful”
Reviewed December 13, 2012

I stayed one night at this property in November 2012. I enjoyed my stay. The hotel is in a bit of an odd location, inside a business park - the location makes it hard to find, but it also means that after 5PM things are very quite as the business park empties out leaving the hotel guest to a peaceful spot. The rooms are comfortable and big. My room had a sitting room and bedroom along with a large bathroom.

I ordered room service, which was served promptly, despite it being late and a holiday. I had the blackbean burger which was very tasty.

Parking was free and convenient. The hotel is located within a short drive of Frank Lloyed Wright's summer home, which is a great spot to visit.

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Delray, West Virginia
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Reviewed December 13, 2012

Arrived early around noon and they were able to get us into our rooms. The suites are spacious and very clean. Desk help was very friendly and informative. Check out was easy. They were decorating for Christmas which was very nice. All staff were friendly and eager to help with any questions. Ground were immaculate.

Room Tip: We were on the third floor and it was very quiet.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

The one thing you have to give Marriott credit for is that you usually are not surprised by a really bad hotel. Despite Bill Marriott stepping down as CEO, standards that Marriott are well known for will continue.

I was at this hotel for a two day business trip and was out of the hotel most of the day into the evening hours. I agree with other reviewers that the bed was probably one of the most comfortable I have slept on in a hotel. The suites are nice sized, the rooms have the usual Marriott amenities, and I like the fact that you can either use the comp parking lot or valet park. Staff all made a point to smile and greet you wherever you were in the hotel.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
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Boise
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2012

This is the hotel to come to if you need to get away from the hustle and bustle. The hotel feels like you're on the edge of town. It's quiet and serene and very enjoyable. I would recommend coming here with family or a business trip. Wake up early. Phoenix is the place to watch the sun come up and especially for the calming effect it has before you begin your day.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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kansas city
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Reviewed November 21, 2012

This hotel is very nice and clean and reasonably priced. The hotel is very pretty with views of the TPC golf course. Marriott Gold Members will receive comped internet and buffet breakfast which was very good and in a beautiful setting.

Room Tip: Our original online rate was $188 per night (AAA rate). However, I checked back routinely prior to...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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minneapolis
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Reviewed November 20, 2012

The beds were the most comfortable we've ever slept in, in a hotel.
Super soft down comforter and fluffy pillows.
Very quiet and clean.
The only downside is that there is only one bar/restaurant inside the hotel and nothing within walking distance for a quick cup of coffee and light breakfast or meal.
There was a great patio outside the bar with a fireplace and heaters for when it cooled down at night.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Round Rock
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed November 7, 2012

I stayed at this beautiful hotel in mid October and was pleasantly surprised. My room was comfy,quiet and beautiful. Although it was a bit too cool to swim, the pool area was very nice and I enjoyed a lovely evening watching the sunset on the patio. I would definitely come back and hopefully get to stay longer next time.

Room Tip: Ask for a room away from the pool and spa. It is a little longer walk but very quiet.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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Property: Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains
Address: 16770 N Perimeter Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85260-1007
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Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Scottsdale
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 Business Hotel in Scottsdale
#22 Romantic Hotel in Scottsdale
#32 Family Hotel in Scottsdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains 3.5*
Number of rooms: 266
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Attractive desert resort on palm-studded grounds, with scenic views of mountains and the Sonoran Desert. ... more   less 
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