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Royal Palms, Phoenix, Arizona 

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5200 East Camelback Road
Phoenix , Arizona
Tel: 800 672 6011 (toll-free)
Tel: 602 840 3610
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The Royal Palms is located on an autobahn-like stretch of Camelback Road without stoplights, so be careful as you pull in. But the moment you pass the gates, things change. Drive up the cobblestone driveway to the hacienda-style buildings, and the feeling of seclusion makes it hard to believe that the center of Scottsdale is only minutes away. The front door lets you into an outdoor central courtyard, where an upper-crust crowd passes the hours reading, drinking cocktails, and smoking cigars. Overall, the fountains, grass courtyards, and away-from-it-all solitude of the guest rooms are highly conducive to one-on-one time. (It's one of those pop-the-question type of places.)

From the readers of Condé Nast Traveler:
At the base of Camelback Mountain, a 1929 Spanish colonial mansion sits at the heart of this resort landscaped with rare flora, including 900 palms. Guest rooms facing onto courtyards have terraces and fireplaces. T. Cook's serves Mediterranean cuisine and has floor-to-ceiling windows with mountain views—"it's one of Phoenix's best restaurants." Alvadora Spa has garden treatment areas with outdoor fireplaces.

(119 rooms)
—2011 Gold List
Overall Score: 89.7
  • Activities: 77.3
  • Design: 92.3
  • Food: 91.9
  • Location: 91.3
  • Rooms: 91.8
  • Service: 92.9

Also appeared in the Gold List in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

Amenities: Golf, Pool, Spa

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