The Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz., sits at the foothills of the Sonoran Mountains. Surrounded by native cacti in the Sonoran Desert, the resort is less than six miles from shopping at Scottsdale Fashion Mall. Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West is five miles away.
The resort features open spaces, original art and native landscaping. The lobby opens onto a two-and-one-half acre water playground with swimming pools and a sandy beach. Two poolside bars serve cocktails and light refreshment in the poolside lounge area. The on-site golf course provides 27-holes and is USGA sanctioned. Tennis courts, jogging paths and bicycle trails are also on site. Ristorante Sandolo, a casual bistro located off of the lobby, serves Italian cuisine overlooking the resort's water playground. Warm reds and chandeliers accent Vu Restaurant, serving steak and seafood, while casual American meals are served at Squash Blossom. Camp Hyatt Kachina entertains children in the Native American Environmental Learning Center staffed by Hopi cultural interpreters with crafts and recreational activities. The resort spa, Spa Avania, includes almost three acres of indoor and outdoor treatment rooms, gardens and pools. The spa's lunch service is available in the gardens amid waterfalls with black granite and earth slate décor. Spa treatments include body wraps, facials and a on-site beauty salon. The men's suite at the spa offers golfer's massage, barber hot shaves, and facials in a private space complete with a flat-screen digital television and stocked minibar.
Guestrooms at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch feature balconies overlooking the Sonoran Desert, lagoon pond, lake, courtyards, or resort golf course. Wrought-iron accessories and granite counters accent maple and cherry wood furniture. Hyatt Signature Grand Beds offer 250-thread count triple sheeting and an array of European roll and throw pillows. 37-inch LCD TVs with cable and pay movies and stereos with iPod capability are included. Laptop compatible, in-room safes are provided. Refrigerators and coffeemakers are included. High-speed Internet access is available. Room service is offered 24-hours a day.