Is a trip out of town not a choice for you this year? Take a staycation instead. The temperatures will soon Skyrocket in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area and that drives the hotel prices down. Now is a great time to plan your opportunity to see your home town like a tourist. Here are a few of the best early bird specials that are available right now:
1) Mountain Shadows Resort, Paradise Valley: Beginning May 7th, there will be a 3 day sale offering rooms this summer for $79 a night. This hotel was rebuilt in 2017. Details: 480-624-5400, www.mountainshadows.com.
2) Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa: Located near the Gila River Indian Community, this hotel gives guests an authentic taste of their art in culture. It also has a spa, access to an 18-hole golf club, and access to horseback riding lessons. Purchase tickets right now on their Facebook and Instagram and find room deals that start at $89 a night. This deal is only good until April 16, 2018. There are some blackout dates. Details: 866-716-8134, ask for rate plan EARLY; spg.to/2Hg1C6u
3) Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale: Act fast, because this deal only lasts on reservations made from April 30th – May 2nd. Book a room in this cool, mid-century modern hotel for 3 nights at only $89 a night. Details: 480-376-2600, www.hotelvalleyho.com.
4) Gainey Suites Hotel, Scottsdale: If you book through Travelzoo, find a studio king suite for $99 a night. This deal includes not only two welcome drinks, free breakfast, and a reception with free drinks and appetizers that happens every night. Book by April 27th. Act fast, because these rooms will sell out quickly. Details: travelzoo.com.
5) The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess: book by April 30th for rates as low as $130 per night. This price includes a room upgrade. This hotel has a championship 18-hole golf course and a spa. The first night’s room fee must be paid in full in order to make the reservation. Details: 480-585-4848, www.scottsdaleprincess.com/Special-Offers.
6) Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs, Phoenix: Pointe Hilton is offering a package with rooms starting at $153 a night. This package includes four $25 vouchers worth of dining credits that must be used during your stay. It also included a coupon for 20% off of spa and golf services. This deal is only valid if you book by April 30th. In addition to great opportunities to play golf, this resort is known for its amazing pool and water features. Details: 800-947-9784, ask for promotion/offer code P5; https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hi/reservation/book.htm?execution=e1s1