Phoenix Resort Deals

Summer Brings Sizzling Deals at Phoenix Resorts

One can handle triple digit temperatures when you're sleeping on someone else's high thread count sheets and you crank up somebody else's air conditioning or sip on a tropical drink delivered poolside.

Travelers can experience is less life in the metro Phoenix area in the summer. The hotel rates plunged as the temperatures soar. Resorts that are typically more than $250 a night drop their rates by half where the winter rates top $500 a night and usually they can throw in some perks.

Tips for Finding the Best Deals

- The lowest rates are not available on every date. The cheapest rates are found Sunday through Thursday nights.

- Compare room only rates and package prices to find the best value. Some resorts pylon the perks and cover certain fees in a summer package.

- When you compare rates, make sure to factor in resort fees and other nightly charges. Typical resort fees can be $25-$30 a night and some charge for a parking and Internet so-called resort and find all fees.

- Amenities covered by the fee vary by resort but they usually include Internet and parking. Some places charge a resort fee plus charge for parking so find out.

- Keep an eye on Travelzoo and Groupon for other daily deals and sites and specials throughout the summer. Some resorts put their best deals on these sites.

- If you're looking for the cheapest getaway possible check out rock bottom deals around Phoenix.

1.Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak

Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak

The scene here is North Phoenix and in all suite hotel that is a family favorite for its sprawling River Ranch waterpark which includes waterslides, a lazy river and poolside activities.

Deal: from $124 per night

Phone: 602-997-2626

2. Westin Kierland Resort

Westin Kierland Resort

The scene here is family central with nonstop activities at the pool. There is also a waterslide, River and FlowRider surf simulator. Weekend activities can include an ice cream truck; wintry games and the Polar Plunge were hundreds of pounds of ice are dropped into the pool.

Deal: the Big Chill package starts at $149 a night.

Phone: 480-624-1202

3. Arizona Biltmore

Arizona Biltmore Resort

The scene is historic central Phoenix in a resort that offers lush grounds of pool with activities including a water slide and Margarita cart. There are DJs, movies plus golf, nearby hiking, restaurants and shopping at the Biltmore Fashion Park.

Deal: $525 a night the best Dale is an all-inclusive package, which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner for two, self-parking and a $28 resort fee. In mid July one can find an all-inclusive package for $215 a night.

Phone: 602-955-6600

4. Hermosa Inn

Hermosa Inn Scottsdale Arizona

The scene is an intimate hideaway in Paradise Valley that began as a residence of the famous cowboy artist Lon Megargee. The resort restaurant is named after him and is a special occasion and business dining hotspot that draws both locals and visitors.

Deal: the package starts at $139 a night and includes two drinks and a $25 daily food and beverage credit.

Phone: 844-423-3981

5. JW Marriott Desert Ridge

JW Marriott Desert Ridge

The scene is that a resort in Northeast Phoenix and is one of the states largest magnet for families with its water playground, lazy River, waterslide and poolside activities. The resort is popular with golfers and shoppers since it is close to the Desert Ridge Marketplace.

Deal: from $169 per night and if you like to golf check out the package which includes a $50 resort credit and unlimited golf for up to four guests in the room, free kids meals and a $29 resort fee.

Phone: 480-293-5000

6. Arizona Grand Resort

Arizona Grand Resort

This is an all suite resort with water activities galore, golf and hiking all with a South Mountain backdrop. The biggest draw is an Oasis Water Part, which features a lazy river, wave pool and the biggest waterslides in Arizona.

Deal: from hundred and nine dollars per night but can climb past $200 for some summer weekend dates.

Phone: 602-438-9000

7. Phoenix Marriott Tempe at the Buttes

Phoenix Marriott Tempe at the Buttes

This scene is a mountainside resort with pool activities that include live music and free yoga.

Deal: the packages start $149 a night and includes a $50 resort credit, parking which is $10 and Internet at $14.95

Phone: 602-225-9000

8. Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain

This is a mountain retreat with chic rooms a serene pool and spa and dining spots run by a celebrity chef.

Deal: deals start at $215 per night with a 14-day advance purchase and the room must be prepaid and is nonrefundable.

Phone: 855-245-2051

9. Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

This scene here is families galore enjoying pools, water slides, a fishing pool, nighttime events and a beach. Adults will love the spa and golf courses. The restaurants include Bourbon Steak from celebrity chef Michael Mina. This resort goes all out on holiday weekends with lots of activities.

Deal: the package includes a resort's 30th year special, which starts at hundred $69 per night and includes a $50 resort credit.

Phone: 480-585-4848

10. Found: Re Phoenix

Found: Re Phoenix

The scene is a hip new downtown Phoenix hotel with an artsy vibe and a popular indoor/outdoor bar.

Deal: the summer package starts at $129 a night and has perks of a $50 food and beverage credit and valet parking at $25 a night. There is a welcome cocktail and late checkout.

Phone: 602-875-8000

11. Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North

This is a laid-back luxury resort next to Pinnacle Peak Park in North Scottsdale. There is poolside pampering which includes complementary cabana and frozen treats in a kids program. Summer activities include sunrise hikes and Saturday night poolside movies and discounted spa treatments.

Deal: from hundred and $89 per night.

Phone: 480-513-5039

12. Hotel Valley Ho

Hotel Valley Ho

This is a hip midcentury modern hotel with a happy little pool, chic rooms and an ideal location near downtown Scottsdale.

Deal: from $149 a night

Phone: 480-376-2600

13. Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass

Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass

This scene is family central with poolside activities that include paddleboats, water bikes, and kayaks and stand up paddleboards all with live music throughout the summer. Special events include a pop-up waterpark on holiday weekends. Foodies will love Kai restaurant, which is the only Arizona restaurant to earn five diamonds and five stars.

Deal: the package starts at hundred and $49 a night and includes a $50 resort credit but the restaurant is excluded. The rate code is WEPAY. There are teacher packages that start at $99 a night and teachers get a room upgrade and late checkout $25 gift card. There is a $99 package available for military members.

Phone: 602-225-0100

14. Mountain Shadows

Mountain Shadows Resort

This is Arizona's newest resort, on prime Paradise Valley land that will draw Hollywood stars from the 60s. It is a resort for those seeking a relaxing spot with awe-inspiring views of Camelback and Mummy mountains, adult pools and golf.

Deal: from $159 a night

Phone: 480-624-5400

15. Andaz Scottsdale

Andaz Scottsdale

This is a new resort and one on the 22 new U.S. hotels that have been named to Condé Nast Travelers 2017 hotlist. It is tucked away in an art filled hotel aimed at creating different types of people looking for something different. The resort has casino like rooms that are arranged in clusters and has a partnership with the nearby Cattle Track Arts Compounds. The resort offers an artist in residence program at the resort.

Deal: from $189 in June $239 in August

Phone: 480-368-1234

16. Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort at Gainey Ranch

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort at Gainey Ranch

The scene here is family central because it has a sprawling pool complex with the beach, waterslide in many activities. The adult pool has its own bar in their gondola rides and a spa.

Deal: from $199 in June down to $139 in August.

Phone: 480-444-1234

17. W Scottsdale

W Scottsdale

This is an adult pool party in a downtown Scottsdale location, which is convenient to restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

Deal: the package starts at $169 a night and includes valet parking, two drinks and Internet service.

Phone: 480-970-2100

18. Omni Scottsdale Resort at Montelucia

Omni Scottsdale Resort at Montelucia

This is a Mediterranean-style resort that has two pools and unbeatable views of Camelback Mountain. There are psyching classes at the fitness center and spa lovers can book treatments.

Deal: the packages started $129 a night with a two night minimum stay. It includes $50 to spend on food and drinks at the pool and parking in the resort fee in a 4 PM check out.

Phone: 480-627-3200

19. The Boulders

The Boulders

This resort has been recently renovated in adults can get away with beautiful views, golf and spa. Some activities include complementary poolside treats, moonlight biking and paddleboard yoga.

Deal: packages start from hundred and $29 a night.

Phone: 480-488-9009

20. The Camby

The Camby

This is an artsy high-rise with a lively pool scene in a central Phoenix location in the Biltmore corridor. It is home to hiking, restaurants and shopping including the Biltmore Fashion Park. Some activities include outdoor movies and a guitar loaner program.

Deal: from $139 a night

Phone: 602-468-0700

21. Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix

This is a hip downtown Phoenix hotel with a happening rooftop bar and pool scene. Some activities include free yoga, DJs and holiday pool parties. There is great dining and entertainment within walking distance anywhere close to the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chase Field.

Deal: from hundred and $36 per night

Phone: 602-253-6633

22. JW Marriott Camelback Inn

JW Marriott Camelback Inn Lincoln - Dining Room

This is a Legendary Paradise Valley resort with Casitas, a destination spa and mountain views.

Deal: the package starts at $169 a night with the $50 resort credit.

Phone: 480-948-1700

23. Royal Palms Resort and Spa

Royal Palms Resort and Spa

This intimate getaway is in the Arcadia neighborhood of Phoenix and is known for lush grounds, spa and restaurant T. Cook's.

Deal: the package starts at hundred and $89 per night with us $50 spot credit and $25 food and beverage credit.

Phone: 602-283-1234

23. The Phoenician

The Phoenician

This hotel is family central in the summer. This year there is a multimillion-dollar makeover of the luxury resort and they will close the pool and lobby until the fall. They have set up a temporary pool at the tennis garden and are offering specials, as they will remain open. Food and drink will be available at the pool.

Deal: renovation rates started hundred and $119 per night.

Phone: 480-941-8200

25. The Scott

The Scott

This is a tropical resort with a one-of-a-kind pool setting and a prime location near Scottsdale's restaurants.

Deal: from $119 a night. Teachers packages start at $99 per night.

Phone: 480-945-7666

26. Talking Stick Resort

Talking Stick Resort

The casino resort is near Scottsdale and known for its adult pool parties on the weekends. They offer concerts, golf and a spa. The restaurant Orange Sky is a 15th floor special occasion restaurant with stunning mountain views.

Deal: packages start at $129 a night.

Phone: 480-850-7777