Set on 27-acres of the Sonoran Desert in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch is surrounded by the natural beauty of the majestic McDowell Mountains. The luxurious venue features 70,000 square feet of state-of-the-art event space and breathtaking outdoor settings that are ideal for hosting dream weddings.
Facilities and Capacity
Throughout the magnificent resort, there are numerous options for hosting a memorable wedding ceremony and joyous reception. Available spaces include:
-Desert Garden, Coming Fall 2021: The beauty of the Arizona landscape is the inspiration for the newest outdoor venue. This inspiring space, located in a serene courtyard and surrounded by a grove of mesquite trees, weaves together natural textures, materials, landscape and design to create an oasis in the desert. This garden space will be able to accommodate up to 250 guests.
-Waterfall Terrace: With stunning views of mountains, cascading fountains, and well-maintained golf course, the Waterfall Terrace is perfect for an intimate ceremony for 100 guests.
-Palm Grove: Offers lakeside views of the golf course and mountains and is enclosed by stately palms. Palm Grove can accommodate up to 400 guests.
-Arizona Ballroom: Decorated with beautiful stained oak millwork and fossil stone accents, this 12,000-square-foot ballroom can comfortably accommodate up to 1,200 guests. Cascading fountains, vibrant bougainvillea, and over 50 royal date palms outside the entrance will surely leave your guests in awe.
-Vaquero Ballroom: This elegant ballroom features a 16-foot vaulted ceiling with crystal tube chandeliers, and is perfect for a gala reception for 850 guests.
-Lawn Court: A secluded open-air grass courtyard fringed with magnolia trees, date palms, and colorful flowerbeds. The Lawn Court accommodates up to 400 guests.
-Terrace Court: Outdoor venue surrounded by blooming bougainvillea, and overlooking the majestic McDowell Mountains. It accommodates up to 200 guests.
-Arroyo Reception Room: Features views of Terrace Court and the Majestic McDowell Mountains from an entire wall of floor-to-ceiling windows. This room is ideal for a wedding celebration with as many as 100 guests.
-Sonwai Reception Room: Features moveable glass walls that frame spectacular views of Palm Grove and the McDowell Mountains. This room is suitable for more intimate events and accommodates up to 50 guests.
The venue’s experienced wedding planner will assist you with every detail of your celebration, ensuring a flawless event. Wedding packages include the following:
-Seating arrangements and room set-up
-Dance floor and risers
-Dressing room for the bride and her attendants
-Complimentary guestroom for the bride and groom
-Weather back-up space for your event
The culinary team at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa offers delicious cuisine that will exceed the expectations of you and your guests. Menus can be customized to your unique needs and preferences. Couples can choose from a wide variety of spectacular hors d’oeuvres, buffet items, plated dinners, stations, salads, appetizers, and desserts. Additionally, an in-house pastry chef can create a personal wedding cake for your special day.
The hotel features 493 spacious remodeled guestrooms and suites, including private casitas and handicapped accessible rooms. Guests can enjoy numerous upscale amenities, such as flat-screen TVs, high-speed Internet access, and 24-hour in-room dining. Discounted rates can be arranged for wedding guests.
You and your guests can also enjoy a championship golf course, 2.5-acre water playground, tennis courts, and Spa Avania.
The resort is conveniently located 20 minutes from Sky Harbor International Airport. The Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch is minutes from numerous outdoor adventures.
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Bethany is our Senior Event Sales Manager and Wedding specialist. She has a thorough background in events from throughout her career and loves partnering with couples and planners on creating seamless wedding experiences!
She is a native of Maine and a graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Providince Rhode Island where she received degrees in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Sales and Meeting Management. Menu planning is one of her specialties!
She has been with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts for over 15 years from Operations manager of multiple departments (Banquets/Bars/Pools/Restaurants) and has worked in Boston, Chicago, and Albuquerque. Currently, on her second 'tour' at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale she is a well rounded professional that has many years of experience with diverse weddings and is familiar with lots of cultural backgrounds.
Her clients are always pleased with the communication and professionalism she provides in assisting with making their wedding dreams a reality. She will be looking forward to hearing your vision and helping to arrange the perfect celebration for your big day!
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Absolutely beautiful venue for your wedding! Wonderful staff to make your wedding perfectly delightful! Highly recommend!
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch frequently asked questions
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At Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Wedding Cake
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- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
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- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
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- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Get Ready Rooms
- Lighting / Sound
- Pet Friendly
- Set Up
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