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Awards & Accolades

Awards & Accolades for the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Discover what an international host of critics has to say about the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Celebrated among the best hotels in Arizona, the resort has been the recipient of the AAA Five Diamond Award every year since 1990.

General Resort

•American Automobile Association Five Diamond Award: 1990 – 2013
•Conde Nast Traveler : Reader’s Choice Award 2013
•News and World Report   Best Hotels of 2013: “Best Hotels in Phoenix Silver Badge Award” 2013
•U.S. News & World Report “Best Hotels”: 2011+ 2012
•Arizona Hotel & Lodging Association: “Special Event – On-Going”  Legacy Events 2011
•Travel + Leisure  “Best U.S. Hotels for the Holidays” #13 2011
•Travel + Leisure  “Top 500 Hotels”: 2008
•2011 SpaFinder “Top Ten Golf & Spa Getaways”
•Arizona Republic   Critic’s Choice “Best Stay-cation”: 2012
•Travel + Leisure “Best of the Southwest, Buddy Trips”: 2006
•Global Traveler “Best Hotels in the United States (#4)”: 2005 – 2006
•Expedia.com “Top 10 Five-Star Hotels in the Nation”: 2006
•Arizona  Business Magazine  “Top Resorts/Hotels (350 rooms or more)”: 2006
•“Resorts & Great Hotels Connoisseur’s Choice Award”: 2007
•Family Circle Magazine  “Best Resorts for Young Kids”: 2008
•Travelzoo’s “Leading Provider of Lodging Deals by an Upscale or Boutique Property”: 2008
•Arizona  Foothills Magazine  “Platinum Awards 50+ Editors’ Picks”: 2008
•Tennis.com “ Top 50 Resorts” #3 in Southwest: 2012

Restaurants

•Arizona Business Magazine  “Ranking Arizona” – “#1 Mexican Restaurant La Hacienda”: 2012- 2014
•Arizona Foothills Magazine –  Arizona’s 50 Best Restaurants –  La Hacienda & BOURBON STEAK – 2011
•Phoenix  New Times  – Best Mexican Restaurant – La Hacienda - 2010
•2010 Arizona Taco Festival – La Hacienda – Beef Tacos – 1st place, Pork and Overall – 2nd place
•Arizona Republic  2010 Best Resort Dining – 2010
•Arizona Republic Top Ten Gourmet Restaurants in Phoenix – Bourbon Steak – 2010
•Arizona Republic  Top 10 Best New Restaurants – La Hacienda – 2010
•Arizona Republic  – BOURON STEAK “Prize Fries” 2010
•American Automobile Association Four Diamond Award Bourbon Steak: 2008 - 2013
•Wine Spectator  “Award of Excellence” The Grill: 2008
•Arizona Republic  “Top 10 Best Steakhouses” Bourbon Steak: 2009
•Arizona Republic “Top 10 Gourmet Burgers” Bourbon Steak: 2010

Well & Being Spa

(Formerly known as Willow Stream Spa from 2001-2013)

•Forbes Travel Guide – Four Star Rating – Forbes Travel Guide Global Star Ratings: 2010-2014
•SpaFinder “ Readers Choice Awards – World’s Top 10”: 2011-2012
•Conde Nast Traveler “Top 100 Resort Spas” in U.S. Mainland: 2011-2014
•Spa Finder Readers Choice Awards, Top 10 Best for Golf, Top 10 Best for Men, 2010
•Travel + Leisure – “ Top 10 Hotel Spas in North America,” 2010
•Travel + Leisure’s  “Top 25 Hotel Spas in the US and Canada (#3)”: 2009
•Spa Finder  “Reader’s Choice Award for Top 10 Best Golf Treatment”: 2008
•Arizona  Woman Magazine  “Top Resort Spa”: 2008
•The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. “Leading Spas”: 2006
•Conde Nast Traveler “Top 50 Spas”: 2006 – 2007
•Time Magazine “Top 5 Spas”: 2006
•Arizona Business Magazine “Ranking Arizona” “Top Spas, Day/Resort (50 staff or more)”: 2006, 2012-2014
•Arizona  Foothills Magazine  “Arizona’s Most Luxurious Spas”: 2006
•SpaFinder  “Reader's Choice Awards - World's Top 10”: 2006 - 2007
•Mobil Travel Guide  “Four Star Spa Rating”: 2007
•Mobil Travel Guide  “Most Romantic Spas”: 2007
•Mobil Travel Guide  “Best Mother Daughter Spas”: 2007
•Mobil Travel Guide  “Best Golf Spas”: 2007
•Mobil Travel Guide  “Best Spa Treatments (for the MVP Room)”: 2007
•Spa Magazine “Reader’s Choice for Worlds Top 10 Spas”: 2006 - 2007

 Golf

•Golf Resorts & Meeting Destinations  “Top 25 Golf Resorts” 2013
•Conde Nast Traveler  “Top 121 Golf Resorts in North America” 2012
•Conde Nast Traveler   “Top 10 Arizona Golf Resorts”: 2010 & 2012
•Golf Magazine  “Best Places to Stay” 2012-2013
•Golf Magazine  “Silver Medalist Award”: 1999-2002, 2004 -2006, 2010-2011
•Golf.com “Gold Award for Resorts”: 2008
•Global Golf  “Ultimate Experience for Buddy Trips”: 2006
•Meetings and Conventions “Gold Tee Award”: 2006 - 2007
•Conde Nast Traveler  “Top 100 Golf Resorts”: 2005 – 2008
•Golf Digest  “75 Best Golf Resorts in North America”: 2004 – 2007
•Links Magazine “Readers’ Choice Awards, Southwest/Desert Resorts Readers Would Like to Visit”: 2006
•Golf.com  “Best Golf Lodging in Arizona”: 2008

 Meetings

•Successful Meetings  “Pinnacle Award”: 2014
•Corporate Meetings & Incentives  “Paragon Award”: 2012
•Meetings & Conventions “Gold Tee Award”  – 2011 (recognized as one of the top 70 Golf resorts for meetings in the world)
•2011 Medical Meetings “Merit and Distinction Award Winner” (readers of Medical Meetings magazine as one of the Top 40 Medical Meeting Destinations in the world)
•Meetings & Conventions “Gold Tee Award”  – 2010 & 2013
•Smart Meetings  “Platinum Choice” Award - 2009
•Meetings & Conventions  “Gold Key Hall of Fame Winner”: Since 2009
•Meetings & Conventions  “Gold Key of Excellence”: 1989 – 2010
•Meetings & Conventions “Gold Platter Award”: 2006
•Cvent – “Top 100 Meeting Hotels - 2014
•Meetings West  “Best of the West Awards (One of the Top 54 Properties in Western U.S., West Canada and Mexico)”: 2007
•Arizona  Business Magazine  “Top Meeting/Convention Spaces (34,000 sq. ft. or more)”: 2006
•“Carlson Marketing Spirit of Excellence Award”: 2006
•“Dittman Incentive Marketing’s Five-Star Award for Service of Excellence”: 2006

 Green Partnership Awards

• Arizona Hotel & Lodging Association, Certified Green Hotel Award, 2010
• iStayGreen.org, 3-green eco leaf rating, 2010, Green Luxury Hotels
• Virtuoso Best of the Best Awards: “Most Socially Responsible Award” 2010
• 2010 Environmental Excellence Award by Valley Forward – Award of Merit
• Green Key Global “4 Keys” Green Eco-Rating: 2009
• Arizona Hotel & Lodging Association “Good Earthkeepers Award”: 2007
• Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau “Green By Design Award”: 2008

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