With 119 luxurious guest rooms, suites, casitas and villas, this charming hotel is a romantic hideaway with the rustic splendour of a Mediterranean estate. Built in 1929, the hotel was originally the private mansion of Delos Willard Cooke, a New York financier. In 1997, the resort reopened after a dramatic restoration to its original grandeur. A major addition to the estate in 2008 resulted in the Montavista Enclave, a collection of rooms and suites with breathtaking views of Camelback Mountain. The hotel is the only Arizona hotel ranked in Travel & Leisure's Top 100 Hotels in the World. Guests are welcomed in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Additional facilities at this air-conditioned historical hotel include a hotel safe, cloakroom, lift access, hairdressing salon, bicycle hire (fees apply), café, bar and restaurant. Conference facilities, wireless Internet access, room service and a laundry service are also available. Those arriving by car may leave their vehicle in the hotel car park.The hotel has an award-winning restaurant and lounge.Estate rooms offer 490 square feet of warm Mediterranean décor with either a king-size bed or two double beds. Each room is en suite with a separate tub and shower lined in soft cream marble tiles, as well as a rustic wood vanity with granite countertops. Juliet balconies, leather chair, ottoman, full sized desk, and a 36-inch flat-screen television with cable/satellite channels compliment the room. Further amenities include a direct dial telephone, radio, hi-fi, Internet access, safe, ironing set, minibar, fridge, and tea and coffee making facilities. Individually regulated heating/air conditioning and a balcony or terrace features as standard.
Take 44th Street Exit North, then turn right onto Camelback Road. The hotel will be on the north (left side) about 3 km.