4.5 out of 5

"Manager upgraded us to better room. Staff very friendly! " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 28 Nov 2016

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Hotel Description

4-star boutique resort near Old Town

City center retreat

You'll find Old Town and Scottsdale Waterfront within a 15-minute walk of this Scottsdale resort. Scottsdale Fashion Square and Scottsdale Stadium are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Full-service spa, dining

A full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and a 24-hour fitness center are all featured at this boutique resort. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, express check-out, and valet parking. There's a restaurant and a poolside bar for dining and drinks, and also a steam room on site.

Free Internet, soaking tubs

Boasting deep soaking bathtubs, the 241 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and balconies or patios. Other amenities include free wired Internet, pillowtop beds, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Signature Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$240 per night

Studio, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Signature Room, Tower

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Signature Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Signature Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Signature Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Valley Ho ratings based on 44 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Valley Ho

Everyone (8)
5 out of 5
The hotel was in a great part of town, easy to walk wherever we wanted to go. The staff were super friendly and very accomodating. The room was perfect! While the hotel looks "vintage" from the outside, it's very modern on the inside. I loved how to room had double sliding doors that opened to the outside to let the warm breeze in. The pool was fun and the drinks were great! We only ate at the hotel once, but the food was really good. I would definitely recommend staying here!

Posted by , from Portland, OR on Jan 29, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 30, 2019 by Christy

Thank you for sharing your review! We are delighted to hear you had such a great visit with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

5 out of 5
Recommend this hotel...the staff and decor was awesome! 5 stars

Posted by on Jan 18, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 21, 2019 by Brent Graef - Director of Operations

Thank you for the perfect score! We hope to see you back again soon.

5 out of 5
Perfect in every way! Wish we could have stayed longer!

Posted by , from NY on Nov 22, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 28, 2018 by Brent Graef - Director of Operations

Suzzi, Thank you very much for your feedback and we will be here waiting when you come back to visit us again.

5 out of 5

Very pleasant stay!!

Cons: Nitpicky but menu for room service needs to be updated and possibly some slippery free surface in tub.
Manager upgraded us to better room. Staff very friendly!

Posted by , from ut on Nov 28, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 30, 2016 by Kristin H.

Thank you for choosing Hotel Valley Ho. We are actually updating our room service menu in the next couple of weeks. We appreciate your detailed response and hope to see you again!

5 out of 5

Best hotel in the greater Phoenix area

Pros: Quiet pool area, midcentury restoration done beautifully, restaurant, staff, location
Cons: Put some towel hooks in the bathroom!
Location: Right at the end of Main Street in Old Town Scottsdale! Tons of restaurants, galleries, bars, etc just across the street! Free trolley too!
Hotel Valley Ho (or "The Ho", as we came to call it) is the best hotel in the greater Phoenix area. Minutes from the airport, zoo, walking distance to tons of great restaurants, galleries and bars, a few more minutes to Taliesin West. This place has everything -- a cool, party pool area with bars and hot tubs, and a quiet pool area with fountains -- so no matter what your mood is, you can fit right in. The ZuZu restaurant is excellent, the wait staff the best we've ever encountered (recommend the specials, the filet, and the stroganoff). The grounds were clean and beautifully manicured. Ask the concierge about the property tour that's available -- even though you have to pay for it, you get a 20% off certificate for the restaurant or the spa (we more than made up for that cost in one nice dinner).

Posted by , from Fredericksburg, VA on Aug 23, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 26, 2016 by Kristin H.

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking time to share your feedback, we appreciate it.

5 out of 5

Perfect experience

Pros: Design, pool, staff, chairs.
Retro hotel that offers all the modern amenities. Awesome pool, comfortable rooms, great bar/lounge with tons of different seating options. Lunched on our last day in the restaurant while we listened to live music. Everything was perfect!

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 30, 2015 by Kristin

Thank you. We hope to see you again!

4 out of 5

Nice Staycation in Old Town Scottsdale

I stayed here for a last minute staycation with my girlfriend. The pool was excellent and we really enjoyed just lounging around and sipping on their great mixed drinks. The room and building was definitely old but renovated and quite clean. The room was a bit noisy however and I was woken up a few times during the night by either neighbors (thin walls), cars driving by (building was right next to main road), and people going in and out of their cars in the parking lot. We ordered late night room service and were quite pleased with the Chicken Matchsticks. A little pricey but fast delivery and good portion size. The staff was extremely helpful and couterous. Great spot for a staycation or if you want to bar hop around Old Town without driving as it is only about a ten minute walk to most bars and restaurants.

Posted by , from Phoenix on Jul 7, 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 15, 2015 by Kristin

Thank you for staying with us. I apologize if your neighbors were noisy. We have a no-party policy for our guest rooms, and immediately respond to any noise complaints as we know how important a good night’s sleep is. We appreciate your feedback.

5 out of 5

Wonderful hotel

Location: Fantastic location is you want to be in old Scottsdale
Great stay. Incredible customer service by all the hotel staff, especially the pool staff. Thanks for making stay so comfortable and relaxing.

Posted by , from Indianapolis on Nov 10, 2014

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 20, 2014 by

I'm glad you had a lovely stay! Thank you for your review.

5 out of 5

A great trip back to another era done perfectly with today's comfort- love this place. Food was great and room was very comfortable.

I spent one night at the hotel and the experience was very positive from the check in to check out. I ate dinner at the bar and the bartender (Molly) was very friendly and helpful- and the food was really good. Tuna ahi sliders, kale salad and the onion rings were the highlights. The room was very clean and fresh- it felt recent in terms of linens and towel. Decor was modern. Shower worked wonderfully. Great experience- cant wait to go back.

Posted by , from NYC on Apr 13, 2013

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5 out of 5

The hotel received us well and courteously. Everything went smoothly.We were completely satisfied.

Cons: No free Internet
The air travel, the car rental and the hotel were all handled very well. The hotel Talley Ho in Scottsdale, AZ, was a bit expensive but clean, comfortable, with excellent room service. The only disappointment was the lack of free internet access.

Posted by , from Stanford, CA, USA on Jan 3, 2013

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Property Features

Hotel Valley Ho offers its guests a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, a steam room, and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Event space at this resort measures 25000 square feet (2323 square meters) and includes conference space. Spa services, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Valley Ho. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Scottsdale resort.

  • 241 guestrooms or units
  • 25000 sq ft of conference space
  • 2323 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1956
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.) (13.7 km / 8.5 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Valley Ho offers 241 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Scottsdale resort provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Hotel Valley Ho has a restaurant serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

The Valley Ho and Scottsdale areas offer many opportunities for recreation. Two outdoor heated pools, two spa tubs, a health club, yoga and Pilates classes (surcharges for classes) and a full-service spa are on site. Hotel Valley Ho's two pool areas are fully reserved for registered hotel guests on Saturdays and holiday weekends.

Twelve golf courses and a tennis club are within a 10-mile radius.

The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

VH Spa
VH Spa features 8 private treatment rooms; individual showers; men's and women's locker rooms, steam rooms, and lounges; a 24-hour, state-of-the-art fitness center; movement studio for pilates, yoga and personal training; and boutique. Experienced massage therapists and aestheticians provide signature treatments like the Red Flower Hammam, Hawaiian Lomi Lomi, and Icelandic Moonflower. The spa boutique rounds out the experience.

  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Hotel Valley Ho's pools are reserved for registered hotel guests only on Saturdays and holiday weekends.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 18.00 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 18.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Ho Hotel
  • Ho Valley
  • Hotel Ho
  • Hotel Valley
  • Hotel Valley Ho
  • Hotel Valley Ho Scottsdale
  • Valley Ho
  • Valley Ho Hotel
  • Valley Ho Scottsdale
  • Valley Hotel
  • Valley Ho Scottsdale

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.