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$5 per person
Bar service
$5 per person

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On WeddingWire since 2010

Established in 1976, The Scottsdale Resort and Spa is a wedding venue located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Originally, the site was founded as the first conference resort in the country. Through modern renovations, The Scottsdale Conference Center transformed into the facility it is today. At this establishment, soon-to-be newlyweds can enjoy the natural Sonoran Desert beauty while still in close proximity to many local shops, clubs, and restaurants.

Facilities and Capacity

Whether couples are planning an intimate or grand wedding, they will find accommodating, expansive event spaces at the Scottsdale Resort. Depending on the setting selected, up to 1,000 guests can fit comfortably. For an elegant ceremony, the ballrooms, with their classic decor and sparkling fixtures, are sure to impress. The romantic Grand Coronado Ballroom adds a sense of sophistication to any event, featuring details such as the 12-foot teardrop-crystal chandeliers. Adjacent to this space is the Sunset Plaza which offers a refreshing open-air setting. Outdoors, there are six unique sites for couples to choose from. The tucked-away Alameda area features a soft sandstone courtyard that can accommodate 50 to 500 loved ones. For a more intimate event, the Garden Court is a quaint space decorated with natural stone tiles and soft lighting. The Paradise Park Lawn welcomes guests through a rustic gate under swaying palm trees. Spanish colonial hallways frame this grass area, reflecting the surrounding impressive architecture. In Bennie’s Courtyard, couples and their loved ones are invited to dine and dance under twinkling lights and beside a grand stone fireplace. Any of these event spaces can be personalized to meet the soon-to-be newlyweds’ vision. All of the sites, both indoors and outdoors, provide a scenic desert backdrop for wedding photographs, as well.

Services Offered

Throughout your wedding planning process, the staff at Scottsdale Resort is available to offer assistance in any way they can. To ensure that your big day is as running as smoothly as possible, they can provide event planning, cleanup, and setup. Event items such as tables, chairs, centerpieces, drapery, and arches may also be supplied.

Cuisine

This venue’s award-winning culinary team prepares American and Southwestern cuisine inspired by the region’s local, seasonal ingredients. The staff offers a variety of meal service options, such as buffets, family-style dishes, and stations. Delicious hors d’oeuvres can be served as guests enjoy drinks during the cocktail reception. The skilled team can also create mouth-watering desserts and a cake for your celebration.

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Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$5

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

10

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Garden
Hotel
Resort

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

June
July
August
September
December
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Reviews of The Scottsdale Resort and Spa

4.7 out of 5 rating
4.7 out of 5 rating
30 Reviews
94% recommend it
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Weddingwire
4.7/5 30 reviews
Google
4.3/5 2003 reviews
Lexi
Lexi E. Sent on 07/25/2022
5 out of 5 rating

1000% Recommend

This review is a little late, but our wedding in March 2022 was absolutely amazing! As many reviews mention, Emily is so great to work with-- she is SO responsive, professional, and just super cool! She communicated so well with our planner and vendors to make sure everything was perfect on the day of! Most of our guests were from out of town and many of them stayed at the hotel. We got rave reviews about the accommodations, the food, and, of course, the wedding! Highly recommend Emily & The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch!
Danny
Danny I. Sent on 01/11/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Best covid wedding of 2020!

Baby Hook!!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you, for making our special day run so smoothly and going above and beyond with our ceremony and reception. It was such a pleasure working with Emily Kix, coordinating everything together while dealing with a global pandemic, and pulling it all off with flying colors!!! You Rock Emily, and your crew at The Scottsdale are top notch. Our big day was perfect and we are excited to celebrate our 1 year anniversary with you in October! The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch is the PERFECT location for all of your wedding ceremony/reception wants and needs.
Nicole
Nicole S. Sent on 10/21/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding Reception

This was the perfect place for our small intimate wedding. Food and service was excellent.
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Awards

30
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner

Team

Emily Kix
Emily Kix
Senior Catering Sales Manager

Creative, energetic and fun personality

Loves to help create a couples vision on the site tour appointment

Likes to laugh

Responds quickly

Lauren Bonney
Lauren Bonney
Catering Sales Manager

Catering Sales Manager, specializing in Weddings, Gala's and Corprate Meetings.

lauren.bonney@hilton.com

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
SKM Entertainment SKM Entertainment Wedding DJs

Check out this venue's new remodel!! So elegant and timeless!!! Check it out :)

One Fine Day Photography One Fine Day Photography Wedding Photographers

What a great place to get married! So lovely and lush! And the staff is awesome!

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