Phoenix Downtown hotels cater to both business and leisure travelers with ideal locations and relatively complete amenities. Some of the Downtown Phoenix accommodations offer more amenities than others, but as far as the location is concerned, all of them are pretty much equal. In addition to the Downtown hotels, those who want to be close to all of the central attractions can also consider the hotels near Downtown Phoenix. These include the Midtown hotels, the airport hotels, and those that can be found in Phoenix's upscale Biltmore District. Travelers can also consider the numerous resorts and hotels that can be found in the surrounding cities, such as Scottsdale and Glendale.
There are lots of places to stay in the Phoenix area, but for some, a Downtown hotel is the only way to go. As far as the most renowned Downtown Phoenix accommodations are concerned, the Hotel San Carlos arguably takes top honors. Built in 1928, this landmark hotel has seen more than its fair share of history, and you can hardly beat the location right in the heart of it all. While not the most luxurious Downtown hotel, the San Carlos offers 128 comfortable rooms that are equipped with some good amenities, including irons, clock radios, coffee makers, cable TV, and free Internet access. A handful of larger suites are available for those who want added space, and these suites come with cozy bathrobes. Outside of the small, yet charming guest rooms, the amenities include a rooftop pool and sundeck, a pair of restaurants, and a decent collection of meeting rooms. Offering good value, the Hotel San Carlos can make for an excellent Downtown Phoenix base.
When value is the name of the game, those who are seeking to secure Downtown Phoenix accommodations might also keep the Lexington Hotel Central or the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ball Park (pictured) in mind. The former can be found due south of the Downtown core in the heart of the Business District. Unlike most of the other Phoenix Downtown hotels, the Lexington offers free parking. Other free perks include free Internet access, free local calls, free continental breakfasts, and complimentary airport shuttle service. As for the rooms at the Lexington Hotel Central, the amenities are comparable to those that the San Carlos rooms have to offer, which is all that some travelers will need. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ball Park is closer than the Lexington to all the top Downtown attractions, including Chase Field and the US Airways Center, and its attractive rooms feature flat-screen TVs, comfortable sitting chairs, free internet access, and work desks with a lamps. As for the general facilities, they include an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, a small business center with a guest PC, a meeting room, a fitness room, and a breakfast bar where free breakfasts can be enjoyed.
In terms of cheap Downtown Phoenix accommodations, the recommendable Super 8 Motel Phoenix at 965 East Van Buren pretty much offers the lowest rates around. When you want more than a motel, the Springhill Suites Phoenix Downtown also offers a lot of value. For those who prefer upgrading, however, there are plenty of hotels in and around the Downtown area that boast more attractive rooms and increased amenities. These hotels include the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown and the Wyndham Phoenix.
Both the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown and the Wyndham Phoenix offer the most complete amenities and facilities when it comes to the Downtown Phoenix hotels. At both, the extremely tasteful guest units boast things such as luxury bedding, custom furnishings, large flat-screen TVs, and free brand name bath amenities, among a host of other amenities. As for the general facilities, they include attractive pools and fitness centers, some of the best restaurants in the city, enticing bars, and lots of meeting and event space. In addition to offering a long list of amenities and services, these top Downtown Phoenix hotels also offer excellent locations that have guests within walking distance of theaters, museums, sports venues, and the Convention Center.
There are lots of good hotels near Downtown Phoenix for those who want to be close to all the great attractions, and they include the Clarendon Hotel. Essentially a Downtown hotel, the lovely Clarendon is a boutique gem that can be found near the fabulous Heard Museum in the Midtown District. Other good Midtown Phoenix hotels that are more affordable include the Hilton Garden Inn and the Holiday Inn Phoenix Downtown North.
For those who don't mind being even further north, the Hyatt Place in North Phoenix is a sumptuous luxury hotel that is especially ideal for those who want to be close to both Downtown Phoenix and the immaculate University of Phoenix Stadium in nearby Glendale. Keeping with the luxury theme, the hotels that are in and around Phoenix's upscale Biltmore District can also satisfy the needs of discerning travelers. These hotels include the historic Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, which is the most elegant 5-star hotel around.