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The Scott Resort & Spa
Ranked #28 of 75 Hotels in Scottsdale
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San Francisco, California
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“Best Hotel Resort property in Scottsdale AZ.”
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Great customer service mixed with Fantastic nightly romantic pool side views makes this property stand out. If you are looping to be pampered and have the life of a king then this is the place you need to book. Jessica and Alex are my favorite at the front desk. Kirstin can not be beat for a bartender. Guest services manager went above and beyond to make our stay perfect. You have to try the spa. Restaurant is very good and look out for the little Blonde with the pony tail as she is worth five stars all by herself

Room Tip: Always choose a room facing the pool. Fantastic view.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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CherylMartin ., General Manager at The Scott Resort & Spa, responded to this review, 3 March 2014
Appreciate the great review! Jurlique Spa and Taggia are definitely an amentiy you MUST take advantage of, so thank you for the mentions!!!!
Come back soon!
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Reviewed 25 February 2014

We absolutely loved our visit at Firesky over Valentine's weekend. Thank you to management for making our stay so special. We loved the rose petals, framed "sister" quotes, cake and Prosecco which came in an ice bucket to be enjoyed later!

The pool areas were so nice and we sat in several places during our stay. All areas were peaceful, especially enjoyed the cabanas.

The grounds at Firesky are kept so beautiful and although we wanted a room facing the pool, the courtyard room with all of the bunnies hopping around, so sweet. We really liked the outdoor balcony deck sitting area from our room.

We enjoyed the "half off" Happy Hour appetizers a few nights by the pool. The appetizers along with the wine reception was welcome after our early morning hikes.

Thank you for the "make your own" Valentine set up and the s'more makings available at night by the firepit.

We also enjoyed the sweet set up for coffee or cocoa in the morning in the beautiful lobby.

The Tiramisu from Taggia is not to be missed. We enjoyed this delicious dessert while sitting by the fire watching the beautifully lit lights at the pool areas.

We will be staying at a Kimpton in San Diego next week, then will head to another Kimpton in South Beach in April. Next year we plan on returning to the Firesky.

We never used the SUV car service which is free for guests, preferred to walk everywhere. This property is close to everything. Also, they have bikes for guests that we will definitely use next time.

Sign up for in-touch - we were given a "raid the mini bar" coupon, nice touch Kimpton! Also watch their website for the "secret word"...we mentioned it and really enjoyed our gift.

Room Tip: A room facing the pool for us next time.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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CherylMartin ., General Manager at The Scott Resort & Spa, responded to this review, 26 February 2014
I am thrilled to hear you had such a fantastic stay with us! My team had lots of fun making those quotes for you, I heard the oohs and awwhs when they were designing and framing them in th glitterd red hearts. Enjoy our Kimpton brand and can't wait to see you back soon!
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 24 February 2014

Spent four nights here on vacation and everything was perfect. The pool and coutyard area was very nice, especially at night. Make sure you get a room with an interior view. The housekeepers left little treats for my three year old each day. The bartender knew my drink from day one and each night after. If you're looking for some fun, great service and perfect location to Scottsdale's shops and entertainment this is the place. Pool stays open til midnight which is awesome and was never too noisy. The onsite restaurant was excellent. Very happy we stayed here. One more thing I'd like to mention is the pool has a no inflatable policy yet they had no problem with letting my three year old use her inflatable ring. Awesome!

Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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CherylMartin ., General Manager at The Scott Resort & Spa, responded to this review, 26 February 2014
Wow, thanks! Warms my heart to read that my houskeepers made a "Kimpton moment" as we call it......with your daughter! My team is so special and they show how much they care every day.
Thanks for sharing on TA
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Kalispell, Montana
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Reviewed 23 February 2014

This resort is amazing. Pet-friendly, everyone is happy, the beach-like atmosphere with a real sand pool, wine happy hour, friendly bartenders....we had no reason to leave, except to go hiking and see the sunrise and sunset. Rooms are unbelievably large, and Firesky celebrated our special occasion with a delightful celebration. We love this place and plan to return same time next year. We did not experience any of the issues others have mentioned.

Room Tip: pay extra for a courtyard or pool view
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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CherylMartin ., General Manager at The Scott Resort & Spa, responded to this review, 24 February 2014
I am happy to hear you enjoyed your celebration and wrote to Trip Advisor. Plan another trip back soon and thanks again for sharing on TA.
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 23 February 2014

OMG this place is heaven when it comes to service. Enter the hotel and meet the two most wonderful Front Desk clerks in Arizona. Meet Alex and Jessica. They should be working in a 5 Star International Resort as Training the rest of the world in what Great customer service is all about. It does not get any better than this. Can it? Then you meet Kristen. Bartender in the evening. 50 Stars to this property as it just keeps getting better. Great is not a level that touches this service. This property has the look and feel of pampered heaven. Everyone should try this resort & spa. This is what life is all about. PS. The Restaurant rates 5+ Stars.

Room Tip: Anything looking at the beautiful courtyard.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled on business
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CherylMartin ., General Manager at The Scott Resort & Spa, responded to this review, 24 February 2014
Alex, Kristin and Jessica are so special and I am thrilled to read that they made such an impression on you and your stay! I am smiling from ear to ear and so thankful you decided to tell the world through Trip Advisor! Come back soon.
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 22 February 2014

My expectations for a Kimpton Hotel started out high, but this resort failed to live up to it. The lobby was nice and the service was friendly and accommodating, but the rooms had a La Quinta or Hampton Inn feel to it, rather than a high-end boutique hotel quality.

We stayed here for a small group conference. Everyone in our group was given street facing rooms, and while I had read the reviews prior suggesting the pool facing rooms were better, I didn't bother asking for a change of room since we were only here for two nights. The sound insulation is poor and we heard every door open and close, and whole conversations from anyone walking by. Our view was of the lovely alleyway and dumpsters with road noise filtering through the sliding glass doors.

The room service breakfast consisted of dry rubbery scrambled eggs, missing salt and pepper shakers, and chewy potatoes for over $80 for two people. The conference dinners both nights catered by the hotel were sub par. Some members of our group left hungry and promptly made reservations for a late dinner down the street.

The pools were decent, and the fire pits were nice for relaxing late into the night. I appreciated the s'mores packages provided by the hotels.

While the location was convenient and an easy walking distance to Fashion Square or a quick courtesy shuttle ride to Old Town Scottsdale, it did not feel any different than staying in any typical suburb.

Our stay was not terrible, but it was not distinctive.

Room Tip: Avoid street or outside facing rooms!
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled on business
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CherylMartin ., General Manager at The Scott Resort & Spa, responded to this review, 24 February 2014
I am sorry you experienced just a very average stay. That is certainly not our goal and not what I strive for daily. I will look into your feedback as we usually exceed expectations and we let you down.
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

We (family of 4) just stayed at the FireSky for a 4 night mid-winter school break getaway. The location - close to all the Scottsdale restaurants and old town - was a big draw as was the lush courtyard/pool area.

We had a 2nd floor room facing the pool in the 200 building and although I can see what people mean by saying the buildings are a bit dated - there's still that motel feel - everything was in good shape and worked well. And if you aren't already a member of Kimpton's InTouch program, join as I did to get free WiFi which was surprisingly peppy (a lot of hotels have terrible speed but this was good).

There was a small but nice patio with two chars and a small table and we were lucky to have excellent (85 degree) weather during our stay so we had the french doors open most of the time. However, as a result of the noxious cigar smoke smell we had to close the doors a few times and turn on the air conditioning (not at all what I wanted to do). More on this huge negative after the rest of the positives.

We had breakfast outside at the restaurant a couple of times - good food, and friendly and prompt service. Pretty reasonable prices too. We ate other meals out - there are so many good restaurants nearby - so I don't know about lunch or dinner there.

The staff were friendly and polite without exception.

With all the good things, I wouldn't return unless they get rid of the cigar smoking areas. In the courtyard areas are a number of fire pits and seating groups, several of which are designated as cigar smoking areas. One of them was just about under our patio and the smell in the room was awful. It wasn't any better wandering through the courtyard in the evening when the smell of smoke hung in the air. I don't like being around cigarette smoke much, but cigar smoke is cloying and especially unpleasant. I couldn't fault the people smoking as the hotel encourages it (and sells cigars).

Having paid extra for a room overlooking the pools and courtyard, I was pretty unhappy to have the experience tainted by having to close the french doors several times.

The beds were horribly uncomfortable - we had a room with two queens - and although nothing was obviously wrong with the beds, we were all pretty uncomfortable.

We used room service once and I wasn't thrilled with how that worked. You got to leave a message and then they call you back. I waited a minute or two and then went out on the patio. The phone rang after another few minutes but only for barely three rings and I got up to rush back but missed the callback. I had to call again and leave a second message and then wait by the phone for a callback.

The rooms facing the parking lots have patios too, but they have a tarmac and car roof view, so I'd definitely bear that in mind if choosing to avoid the higher charge for the courtyard/pool views.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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CherylMartin ., General Manager at The Scott Resort & Spa, responded to this review, 19 February 2014
Thanks for the review. I am sorry to hear that there were cigar smokers outside your door. We do allow cigar smoking at the lower lagoon firepit only, which is centrally located in the courtyard as to not bother the guest rooms, but guests will certainly smoke when they want and we do not always know when this occurs. It sure can be a bother and I am sorry it ruined your stay. Thank you for the other details as well and I will be sure to look into them and look for solutions.
Warm Regards,
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Property: The Scott Resort & Spa
Address: 4925 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-7610 (Formerly FireSky Resort & Spa)
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Region: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Scottsdale
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Green Hotel in Scottsdale
#8 Family Hotel in Scottsdale
#12 Luxury Hotel in Scottsdale
#13 Spa Hotel in Scottsdale
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Scottsdale
#17 Romantic Hotel in Scottsdale
#28 Business Hotel in Scottsdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Scott Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 204
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Scott Resort & Spa (formerly FireSky Resort) is truly an oasis in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. This luxury boutique hotel is remarkable for its Jurlique Spa, unbeatable location, exceptional service, sumptuous amenities, and Mediterranean-inspired bistro dining at The Scott Grill, Lounge and Acqua Pool Bar. The area boasts more than 250 golf courses, the Scottsdale Fashion Square, Waterfront district, Phoenix Art Museum, Taliesen West - the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture and nearby Sedona and Salt River Canyon. ... more   less 
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