17 BEST HOTELS in Phoenix [July 2020]

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Tourists love visiting Pheonix for its great weather, vivacious nightlife, thrilling sports’ scene, and impressive Mexican-American food.

But as one of America’s largest cities, there are a ton of hotels available – and not all of them are great…

But don’t worry, to help you we’ve created this ultimate guide to the BEST Airbnb’s and hotels in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Written by our travel-experts, this list has different types of properties for different types of travelers, so you can easily find a hotel that fits your style AND fits your budget.

Let’s jump right into it…

*Note – here at Hotel Jules we LOVE Airbnb’s and always recommend them to our community. Airbnb’s are unique, fun, and are the best way to experience a new city!

Quick Answers – Best Hotels in Phoenix

At A Glance: Best Hotels in PHOENIX

BEST HOTELS IN PHOENIX
htjltbl-table__image Best Airbnb in PhoenixBest Airbnb in PhoenixComfy & Cozy Modern Home in DT Phx~STAY ENJOY PLAY
  • 65″ TV
  • ‘Airbnb Plus’ experience
  • Private hot tub
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htjltbl-table__image Best Airbnb for families in PhoenixBest Airbnb for families in PhoenixReduced, Beautiful Home, Pool, Conferences/Dbacks/Concerts
  • Pool
  • Free parking on premises
  • ‘Airbnb Plus’ experience
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htjltbl-table__image Best Airbnb for solo travelers or couplesBest Airbnb for solo travelers or couplesRemodeled Historic Downtown Casita with Private Patio
  • Game console
  • Private patio
  • ‘Airbnb Plus’ experience
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htjltbl-table__image Coolest Hotel in PhoenixCoolest Hotel in PhoenixThe Grand Canyon University Hotel
  • Swimming pool
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Huge fitness area
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htjltbl-table__image Best budget hotel in PhoenixBest budget hotel in PhoenixGreenTree Inn & Suites Phoenix Sky Harbor
  • Free wifi
  • Free shuttle
  • Close to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
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htjltbl-table__image Best luxury hotel in PhoenixBest luxury hotel in PhoenixWestin Phoenix Downtown
  • On-site bar
  • On-site restaurant
  • Fitness facility
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#1 – Comfy & Cozy Modern Home in DT Phx~STAY ENJOY PLAY

Best Airbnb in Phoenix

Comfy & Cozy Modern Home in DT Phx~STAY ENJOY PLAY

Comfy & Cozy Modern Home in DT Phx~STAY ENJOY PLAY is our pick for the best Airbnb in Phoenix

– $$$$

– 3 beds/ 2 baths

– Sleeps up to 6 guests

– 65″ TV

– ‘Airbnb Plus’ experience

Located in the lively neighborhood of Central City, this gorgeous Airbnb boasts wood floors, cozy beds, and an enormous living room with a leather sofa and 65-inch television! Recently remodeled, the full kitchen also really impressed us.

Boasting almost 200 positive reviews, this is the perfect Airbnb for a traveling family, large group, or anyone who wants a huge house all to themselves. Be sure to check out the outside patio – it’s a great place to unwind with a cold drink!

 

 

#2 – Reduced, Beautiful Home, Pool, Conferences/Dbacks/Concerts

Best Airbnb for families in Phoenix

Reduced, Beautiful Home, Pool, Conferences/Dbacks/Concerts

Reduced, Beautiful Home, Pool, Conferences/Dbacks/Concerts is the best Airbnb for families in Phoenix

– $$$$

– 3 beds/2 baths

– Outdoor pool

– ‘Airbnb Plus’ experience

If you are traveling to Phoenix with a family, imagine having 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms AND a beautiful outdoor pool – that’s exactly what this Airbnb gives you! Boasting a beautiful interior design, a modern full kitchen, and spacious rooms, this is easily one of the best Airbnb’s in all of Phoenix.

Equipped with plenty of seating and BBQ facilities, the backyard is a great place to relax, get some sun, and have fun swimming in the pool. Head inside to your beautiful room and comfy beds, or hang out in the living room and watch a movie on the 65″ 4K television!

 

 

#3 – Remodeled Historic Downtown Casita with Private Patio

Best Airbnb for solo travelers or couples

Remodeled Historic Downtown Casita with Private Patio

Remodeled Historic Downtown Casita with Private Patio is the best Airbnb for solo travelers or couples

– $$

– Studio

– Sleeps 2 people

– Private patio

– ‘Airbnb Plus’ experience

Inspired by the vibrancy of the Arizona desert, this beautiful Airbnb is a one-of-a-kind stay in Phoenix. We love the way it is designed – handmade penny tiles are sprinkled everywhere, the brass shower is beautiful, and the outside cacti create the perfect introduction to this desert-oasis.

The room is cozy and the bed is super comfortable – guests love the pillows and the linens. You can walk a short distance to some of the neighborhood’s restaurants, or order delivery and enjoy a meal on your private patio.

 

 

#4 – The Grand Canyon University Hotel

Coolest Hotel in Phoenix

The Grand Canyon University Hotel

The Grand Canyon University Hotel is our pick for the coolest hotel in Phoenix

– $$$$

– Outdoor pool

– Huge fitness area

– Fast wifi

Located next-door to Grand Canyon University, the GCU Hotel is a great option for traveling students or anyone who likes to have a bit of fun. Guests love the outdoor pool area and the on-site bar, making this the perfect location for anyone who wants to relax, swim, and mingle.

When you’ve had enough time by the pool, you’ll be happy to know that you can escape to your quiet and cozy room, which is equipped with a comfortable bed. Super-fast wifi means you can get some work done or watch some Netflix.

 

 

#5 – GreenTree Inn & Suites Phoenix Sky Harbor

Best budget hotel in Phoenix

GreenTree Inn & Suites Phoenix Sky Harbor

GreenTree Inn & Suites Phoenix Sky Harbor is our pick for the best budget hotel in Phoenix

– $$

– Outdoor pool

– Free shuttle

– Free wifi

A great budget hotel Phoenix, The GreenTree Inn & Suites Phoenix Sky Harbor is a great option for solo travelers, families, and everyone in between! Enjoy an outdoor pool, small fitness center, free wifi, and some of the nicest staff in all of Phoenix.

Guests love the free breakfast served every morning, as well as the location near lots of other bars and restaurants. Bedrooms are cozy and the bathrooms are very clean.

 

 

#6 – Westin Phoenix Downtown

Best luxury hotel in Phoenix

Westin Phoenix Downtown

Westin Phoenix Downtown is our pick for the best luxury hotel in Phoenix

– $$$$$$

– On-site bar

– On-site restaurant

– Fitness facility

Well-located in downtown Phoenix, there are almost too many reasons to love the Westin Phoenix Downtown. Some of our favorites are the on-site restaurant and the on-site bar – great places to unwind and socialize. And we love the fitness facility and the outdoor pool.

But the best part? It has to be the rooms. Every room in the hotel is beautifully decorated, has a heavenly bed, a sparkling clean bathroom, and is equipped with floor-to-ceiling windows boasting some amazing views. Oh and have a look at the bathtubs, they are amazing!

 

 

#7 – Sheraton Phoenix Crescent

Sheraton Phoenix Crescent

– $$$$$$

– 2 swimming pools

– Some rooms have breakfast included

– On-site bar

Another one of Phoenix’s most luxurious hotels, the Sheraton Phoenix Crescent boasts gorgeous rooms, amazing staff, and not one but TWO swimming pools! Guests love the large fitness center, as well as the ‘water park’ – a big hit with the kids!

Grab a drink in the shared lounge, or just relax in your beautiful room. Many rooms boast great views, some rooms get free breakfast, and other rooms have an indoor fireplace. Be sure to check what amenities come with your room before booking.

 

 

#8 – Unique Urban Oasis in the Heart of Downtown

Unique Urban Oasis in the Heart of Downtown

– $$

– 1 bed/ 1 bath

– Private patio area

– Fireplace

– ‘Airbnb Plus’ experience

Simple, yet modern and elegant, this is a great budget Airbnb for a traveling couple or a solo traveler looking for a taste of the city. Located just north of downtown Phoenix, the neighborhood is well located and is just a few minute’s walk to the artsy and vibrant Roosevelt Row.

Being so centrally located, this is a great home-base for your Phoenix-trip, but the apartment itself is very cozy. Guests love the bed, the fancy decor, and the sparkling clean bathroom. Extra points for the fireplace!

 

 

#9 – Stay in a Converted Shipping Container

Stay in a Converted Shipping Container

– $$

– 1 bed/ 1 bath

– Sleeps up to 4 guests

– ‘Airbnb Plus’ experience

Boasting nearly 200 perfect ratings, staying in a converted shipping container sounds awesome! The ‘apartment’ is very beautiful and well-decorated – we love the refurbished wood floors and the clean bathroom.

The apartment is well-located near dozens of trendy restaurants and cafes. Guests love to relax in their rooms or walk to downtown and other surrounding areas. Plus when do you get to say that you spent the night in a shipping container?

 

 

#10 – Drury Inn & Suites Phoenix Airport

Drury Inn & Suites Phoenix Airport

– $$$

– Outdoor swimming pool and hot tub

– Free breakfast

– Free wifi

Offering a great balance of low price and lots of freebies, Drury Inn & Suites is one of our favorite value hotels in Phoenix! Beds are cozy, the staff are friendly, and the reception is 24 hours.

Guests love the outdoor pool and hot tub, as well as the free shuttle services to the Pheonix airport. But our favorite part has to be the free hot breakfast served every morning.

 

 

#11 – Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix Downtown North

Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix Downtown North

– $$$$

– Outdoor pool

– Fitness facility

– Free breakfast

One of the best-rated hotels on our list is the Embassy Suites by Hilton. If you are looking for a beautiful hotel that delivers a ton of value, then this might be the perfect stay for you! Guests love the atrium, on-site bar, the clean fitness center, and the on-site outdoor pool, and we think that the rooms are some of the nicest we’ve seen in the price range.

The beds are cozy, the pillows are comfy, and the bathroom is sparkling clean. Guests love the minimal decor and the hotel’s attention to detail. Be sure to grab your free breakfast served in the morning… it’s delicious!

 

 

#12 – Home2 Suites By Hilton Phoenix Airport South

Home2 Suites By Hilton Phoenix Airport South

– $$$

– Suites with kitchenette

– Free wifi

– Free breakfast

If you are looking for a value-hotel that is close to the airport, then you are going to want to check out Home2Suites by Hilton Phoenix Airport. Relax by the pool, cook some dinner at the BBQ facilities, or just relax in your enormous room.

We think Home2Suites are a great way to save money. Not only is breakfast served free every morning, but each suite has a kitchenette where you can cook your own food and lower your food costs. Extra points for the free airport shuttle.

 

 

#13 – Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix Downtown

Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix Downtown

– $$$

– Free wifi

– Fitness center

– Free wifi

– On-site bar

One of Phoenix’s most popular hotels, guests love the Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix Downtown for its big rooms, cozy beds, and some of the nicest and most helpful staff in the area!

Seriously though, the rooms here are big, and most of them come equipped with large flatscreen TVs. Guests also love the spacious bathrooms, and the work station provided in each room. The hotel is also very well located – if you feel like exploring downtown Phoenix, simply walk outside!

 

 

#14 – Explore Downtown Phoenix from Chic Bungalow

Explore Downtown Phoenix from Chic Bungalow

– $$$

– 2 beds/ 2 baths

– Sleeps up to 5 guests

– Centrally-located

– ‘Airbnb Plus’ experience

This chic and compact house is next-level cozy and is offered at a reasonable price. Both of the bedrooms are well-designed and comfortable, boasting big beds and comfy pillows. The kitchen is enormous and a great spot to whip up a light breakfast before a day of exploring Phoenix.

Be sure to check out the patio – equipped with plenty of seating and even a bed, it’s a great common area to relax at night and watch the desert stars light up the city. Extra points for self check-in and the fast wifi connection.

 

 

#15 – Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel

Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel

– $$$$$

– On-site bistro cafe

– Rooftop pool

– Fitness center

Boasting a great location and gorgeous design, the Renaissance Downtown hotel is another one of Phoenix’s most luxurious hotels. The hotel has an amazing vibe and we love the modern yet quirky design, and that everything feels very hip and very new.

Rooms are enormous and beautiful and equipped with large beds and cozy pillows. We love the spacious living rooms and that the bathrooms are impeccably cleaned. If you head to the bar, be sure to ask about the kombucha on tap – it’s a big hit.

 

 

#16 – Relax and Rejuvenate at a Calming Cottage near Camelback

Relax and Rejuvenate at a Calming Cottage near Camelback

– $$$$

– 2 beds/ 1.5 bath

– Sleeps up to 4 guests

– ‘Airbnb Plus’ experience

If you don’t mind staying outside of the city a bit, this Airbnb is one of the highest-rated on our list and is perfect for anyone who is looking to relax, and call a beautiful house their own for a few days. The 2 bedrooms are spacious and come equipped with big, comfortable beds.

But our favorite part? The full modern kitchen and the large dining area. Perfect for a family or large group! The outdoor patio is another great place for the whole posse to relax and have a good time. Seriously though, the kitchen is beautiful.

 

 

#17 – Red Roof Inn PLUS + Phoenix West

Red Roof Inn PLUS + Phoenix West

– $

– Free wifi

– 24-hour reception

While this isn’t the best hotel on the list, it’s great if you are on a super-tight budget and just need the basics. This Red Roof Inn PLUS has big rooms and beds, and is very clean by motel standards.

Your room will come equipped with free wifi, a fridge, a microwave, and there is an on-site pool if you feel like taking a swim! There is no breakfast served here, but the staff is very helpful – be sure to ask them for a breakfast recommendation and they’ll make a recommendation for you.

 

 

Final Thoughts on the Best Hotels in Phoenix, Arizona

There you have it! Our epic guide to the best Airbnb’s and hotels in all of Pheonix. We know that with the help of this guide you’ll be able to easily find a stay that works for your style and for your budget.

Be sure to comment below – which hotel or Airbnb are you going to stay at?

Safe travels 🙂

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About the Author Nicola Smart

Gin lover. Coffee addict. Nicola has traveled the world for 7 years and is a staff writer for Hotel Jules. Born in London, Nicola first got the taste of travel studying abroad in Barcelona. Since then she's been hooked - traveling the world non-stop. Passionate about green travel and vegan lifestyle, Nicola spends more of her free time staring at maps wondering where she will head to next!