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Talking Stick Resort

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Executive Room, 1 King Bed | Hypo-allergenic bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, desk
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7 restaurants, breakfast, lunch, dinner served; seafood

Overview of Talking Stick Resort

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Talking Stick Resort

4.0 star property
8.8 out of 10 Excellent
8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ, 85256

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTalking Stick Resort Casino2 min walk
  • Popular LocationTalking Stick Golf Club17 min walk
  • Popular LocationButterfly Wonderland3 min drive
  • AirportPhoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.)18 min drive

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About this area


Located in Scottsdale, Talking Stick Resort is in the entertainment district and in the mountains. Wrigley Mansion and Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Talking Stick Golf Club and McCormick Ranch Golf Club. Butterfly Wonderland and OdySea Aquarium are also worth visiting. Enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours, skydiving, and mountain biking, or hop on a moped rental nearby and explore all the area has to offer.

What's nearby

  • Talking Stick Resort Casino - 2 min walk
  • Talking Stick Golf Club - 17 min walk
  • Butterfly Wonderland - 3 min drive
  • OdySea Aquarium - 3 min drive
  • Arizona Boardwalk - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport (PHX) - 18 min drive


  • McDonald's - 18 min walk
  • RoadHouse Cinemas - 2 min drive
  • Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen - 16 min walk
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill - 2 min drive
  • Taco Bell - 17 min walk

About this property

Talking Stick Resort

4-star resort in the entertainment district
Talking Stick Resort is located close to Talking Stick Resort Casino, and provides a golf course, a casino, and a poolside bar. Hit the jackpot at this resort with amenities such as 50 casino gaming tables, a casino VIP room, and 900 slot machines. Indulge in a facial, a manicure/pedicure, and a body treatment at the onsite spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 7 onsite restaurants, which feature seafood and brunch. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a coffee shop/cafe and a garden.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Swimming pool with pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking and valet parking
  • Limo/town car service, full breakfast (surcharge), and 2 outdoor pools
  • Express check-out, massage treatment rooms, and a banquet hall
  • Guest reviews say good things about the pool and helpful staff
Room features
All 496 rooms have comforts such as 24-hour room service and first-run movies, in addition to perks like laptop-compatible safes and air conditioning. Guest reviews speak positively of the comfortable rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding, pillowtop mattresses, and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and hair dryers
  • 50-inch HDTVs with premium channels and first-run movies
  • Recycling, refrigerators, and coffee/tea makers


English, French, Italian, Spanish, Vietnamese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Limo/town car service
  • Free self parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • RV/bus/truck parking (surcharge) on site

Food and drink

  • Daily full breakfast available 8:00 AM–10:30 AM for a fee: USD 10–25 per person
  • 5 bars/lounges
  • 7 restaurants
  • A coffee shop/cafe
  • A poolside bar

Restaurants on site

  • Blue Coyote Cafe
  • Ocean Trail
  • Orange Sky
  • Tash

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 24-hour health club
  • 50 gaming tables
  • 900 slot machines
  • Casino (300,000 square feet of space)
  • Full-service spa
  • Golf course
  • Golf driving range
  • Golf lessons
  • Steam room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Luggage storage

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour and ticket assistance
  • Weekly housekeeping

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference center (100,000 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden
  • In the mountains
  • Pool umbrellas

Full-service spa

  • 5 treatment rooms
  • Body scrubs
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures/pedicures
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom available in select rooms
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility available in select rooms
  • Roll-in shower available in select rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Banquet hall
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Reception hall

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)


  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Towels


  • 50-inch LCD TV with premium satellite channels
  • First-run movies
  • Pay movies

Food and drink

  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Refrigerator


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board on request
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Recycling
  • Soundproofed rooms

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age: 21


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property will be renovating from September 6 2022 to September 6 2023 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • One of the swimming pools

Guests will have access to the following alternate facilities during the renovation:

  • Outdoor pool

During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Children up to the age of 18 years can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per night
  • Resort fee: USD 25.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • In-room bottled water
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room safe

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: approximately USD 10–25 per person
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa, and guests under 18 years old are only allowed with adult supervision

Property is also known as

Stick Resort
Stick Talking
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Talking Stick Resort Scottsdale
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Talking Stick Hotel Scottsdale
Talking Stick Resort Resort
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Frequently asked questions

Does Talking Stick Resort have a pool?

Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools. The property will be renovating one of the pools from September 6 2022 to September 6 2023 (completion date subject to change).

How much does it cost to stay at Talking Stick Resort?

As of Jun 1, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Talking Stick Resort on Jun 18, 2023 start from $148.4, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Talking Stick Resort pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Talking Stick Resort?

Self parking and valet parking are free at this property.

What time is check-in at Talking Stick Resort?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at Talking Stick Resort?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is Talking Stick Resort located?

Situated in the mountains, this spa resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Talking Stick Golf Club and Talking Stick Resort Casino. Butterfly Wonderland and OdySea Aquarium are also within 2 mi (3 km).




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Rating 8 - Good. 299 out of 1484 reviews" "
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Rating 6 - Okay. 96 out of 1484 reviews" "
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Rating 4 - Poor. 68 out of 1484 reviews" "
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Rating 2 - Terrible. 57 out of 1484 reviews" "
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Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Very clean. Was very quiet when sleeping. Enjoyed our stay very much!
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Quiet, ample parking, comfortable accomodations.
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 4 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything was nice they are doing some renovations but it was still an nice experience
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

10/10 Excellent

Summer, Dallesport

Traveled with group, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Always a great time! Staff is always the best.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2023

8/10 Good


it was ok. But it's not a place to go relax...people go their for the parties and casinos. We did catch the preparations for the concert that was coming that Friday. So maybe we just got a bad timing. Customer service is very good though!
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

8/10 Good


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
great place
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

4/10 Poor


Traveled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Bad service, no pool service only the people in the cabanas were served . Nachos the chips were stale. Gambled no cocktail server ! I used key card through the app didn’t open the pool gate or the doors Entering the hotel from the pool . Had an espresso in the evening with a pastry and the pastry was dry .
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023

General hotel information

Reasons to Book
Outdoor Pool & Property Cleanliness
Star Rating
Nearest Airport
Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.)
9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ