Phoenix Arizona Travel Diary | Where to Stay

Happy Friday everyone! As promised from my last post, I wanted to break up my Phoenix trip into a three-part series: where to stay; what to do; and where to eat. Once those posts are live, I will come back to update this post with the links. In meantime, let’s talk about where to stay. Many thanks to VisitPhoenix for arranging our stay with the first two nights at Hotel Valley Ho and the last night at the Scott Resort and Spa hotel. We also toured the Mountain Shadows resort as part of the sister hotels of Hotel Valley Ho. I love that my blogger besties, Kimberly and Diana, and I were able to share a suite room with adjourning bedrooms at Hotel Valley Ho. We also had adjourning rooms at the Scott Resort as well, which made things so much easier to coordinate and also gave us plenty of space for our many luggages. Both hotels provided us with plenty of amenities for the room and when we needed extras, all we needed to do was ask.

Hotel Valley Ho

This hotel was situated within walking distance to old Scottsdale, which made it so convenient to explore the area. The decor within the hotel was so modern and contemporary that made the place feel so inviting. As you’d enter the hotel, the reception desk was to the left and Cafe Zuzu straight ahead with the pool door entrance to the right leading to the luscious garden surrounding the pool. You can see some of the garden area in my last outfit post. This hotel screamed luxury as soon as I entered into the suite room with mix of modern and contemporary furniture pieces equipped with a kitchen. I wish we could’ve stayed longer to make use of that beautiful kitchen! Not to mention, the light sky blue tiles of the bathroom with full walk-in closet made taking a simple shower much more spa-like. Believe me when I say that we did not want to leave this place.

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Desert Phoenix | Off-Shoulder Trumpet Sleeves Shift Dress

Hello everyone! Long time no chat. I’m slowly coming down from the vaca high where I jetted off to beautiful Phoenix with my two blogger besties, Kim and Diana hosted by the wonderful people at VisitPhoenix. We had an awesome time with them who packed our schedule with plenty of activities that kept us busy and gave us a great taste of what Phoenix had to offer. I will be talking about those coming up soon in a three-part series scattered in-between my outfit posts so stay tuned for those posts!

Now, you must thought I was a wee bit crazy to bring OTK boots to a desert city and I almost thought that too. However, I still brought it because I really wanted to pair them with this shift dress below. I’m so glad that I did because this outfit came in handy to keep me warm when we had to wake up before the crack of dawn for the first activity that day. Needless to say, when the sun was not out to play, Phoenix can get pretty chilly in the morning. Obviously, once the sun warmed up the city, it was time to change out of my boots to something more summery to bare my toes and all. But not before grabbing a quick photo shoot at the beautiful Hotel Valley Ho Resort in downtown Scottsdale. The suite that we stayed in was too good to be true, but more on that in a later post!

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