Location The property is on the doorstep of 6,885 hectares of south mountain reserve. Phoenix is a 10-minute drive and other nearby places of interest include Big Surf Water park (16 minutes' drive), US Airways Arena (15 minutes), Wildlife World Zoo (50 minutes), Desert Botanical Garden (17 minutes), Arizona Mills Mall (4 minutes) and Scottsdale (21 minutes). The family-friendly city hotel is approximately 3 hours' drive from the Arizona Snowbowl ski area, and two hours' drive from Theodore Roo Facilities The hotel was built in 1985. Travellers can feel at home in one of the 740 rooms. There are a total of 100 villas/houses. In the air-conditioned establishment, guests are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Amenities include a safe. Wireless internet access is available to travellers in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the accommodation are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a café, a bar and a pub. Various shops are available, including a supermarket. Additional features at the hotel include a TV room and a playroom. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the establishment. Guests can also use the bicycle storage facilities. Additional services include medical assistance, translation services, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service to explore the surrounding area. Rooms Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating, a living room and a bathroom. The basic features of most rooms include a balcony. The carpeted rooms have a king-sized bed and a sofa bed. A safe and a minibar are also available. Additional features include a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station. An ironing set is also available for travellers' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, a stereo system and a CD player, contribute to a great stay. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer can also be found in each of the bathrooms. The accommodation offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms. Sports/Entertainment The hotel features an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Sun loungers and parasols are ideal for relaxation. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. The poolside bar serves a selection of refreshing drinks. Tennis, volleyball and golf are available to active guests. Guests of the establishment can enjoy indoor activities, including a gym. The accommodation offers a range of services in the wellness area, such as a spa, a sauna and a solarium, and for an additional fee, massage treatments. Fun and entertainment are offered by a kids' club. Meals Full board is bookable. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner. Staff are also happy to provide special dietary cuisine. The hotel also offers special catering options. Payment The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: American Express, VISA, Diners Club, JCB and MasterCard.