The Saguaro 

The Saguaro Hotel was a colorful line on my travel bucket list for the past two years- and I finally got to check it off! My dad and I got to stay overnight at the unique hotel as a stop on our way to California and even though the trip was brief, it filled up my color tank.

Greeted with this view fresh from the road, was such a happy sight- and it just got better! The lobby of the hotel was bright and full of plants and set the stage for the rest of the stay. 

Everyone at the hotel was super friendly- from the valet that helped me track down the bike (check out the above photo!) to the sweet note and sheet mask that the manager left in my room to Lil in marketing who arranged this stay with me! 

Besides the super nice staff, the property itself was just as colorful and Instagrammable  as it appeared online. The property is beautifully landscaped with lots of cacti and bogendia flowers and has three pools, a gym, spa, restaurant and coffee plus juice bar in addition to the rooms. Our stay lasted from Thursday night into Friday morning, and even though the parking lots were full, the property did not feel crowded and wasn't noisy. 

The Saguaro is also full of tiny details that not only were delightful to discover, but influenced the overall mood. The prints hung above the beds in the rooms, "No Thanks" do not disturb signs, and neon saguaro sign in the lobby  were a few of my favorite finds.  

The gym had a good selection of cardio and weight machines plus it overlooked the one of the pools! 

Colorful walls plus pretty plants everywhere you looked! 

The Hotel is also located on the edge of Scottsdale Old Town, with lots of restaurants and a little shopping just steps from the hotel. As a recommendation from the Saguaro, we tried out Kaleidoscope Juice  for a pitaya smoothie bowl in the morning made with ultra fresh ingredients and served with laid back vibe. 

Crossing my fingers that I can go back to the Saguaro soon or maybe even visit the sister property in Palm Springs. Unitil then, I'll be sipping from my Saguaro watermelon cup and thinking about this brief, but delightful stay! 



The room that we stayed in was clean and comfortable with plenty of room for two people and a little balcony overlooking the pool. I didn't get too many of pictures of it before we moved all of our stuff in! While the room was basic itself, the addition of little details like eye candy architecture books and a guide to sleeping well reminded you that you were staying at a special place! 

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