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Press Releases

Renovation of Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

Find out more about this iconic property’s multi-million-dollar transformation, which will offer guests refined accommodations, while preserving the historic architecture and design that distinguish the grand dame of Phoenix.

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Arizona Concours d’Elegance

Arizona Biltmore hosts the second annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance. This celebration of classic and exotic automobiles includes those of famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who was consultant architect on the Arizona Biltmore.

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The Latest at the Arizona Biltmore – 2014

Check out the latest news and events at Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. Includes news about our 85th Anniversary celebrations.

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Winemaker Dinners at Arizona Biltmore

Arizona Biltmore celebrates the silver anniversary of its ‘Winemaker Dinners’, with biggest season ever of the extravagant culinary evenings.

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Waldorf Astoria Driving Experience

Arizona Biltmore’s super car tour puts guests in driver’s seat of a thrilling motoring experience.

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Arizona Biltmore Appoints New PR & Marketing Manager

Samantha Swadish Named Public Relations and Marketing Manager of the Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort.

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Awards & Recognitions

Discover the wide array of awards we’ve won at Arizona Biltmore, including our award for our Waldorf Astoria Spa, which was named as the world’s best spa by Condé Nast Traveler, 2014 Readers’ Poll.

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Dining & Entertainment

WRIGHT’S AT THE BILTMORE: The Arizona Biltmore’s historic signature restaurant is a Phoenix classic, and appropriately serves a menu of classic favorites – but reinvented for today’s tastes. View

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Arizona Biltmore is one of America’s most iconic and storied resorts, a synonym for rich history and grand style.

Travelers from around the world come to savor its innovative cuisine, experience award-winning spa treatments, play championship golf, and relax at eight pools under the warm Arizona sun – amid the dramatic setting of one of the world’s most architecturally significant hotels.

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36 Holes of Traditional & Challenging Championship Golf  Plus 18-Hole Putting Course, Driving/Chipping Ranges, Putting Green

The Valley of the Sun is acclaimed internationally for its many superb golf courses, and Arizona Biltmore guests can tee off on two of the area’s best known at the adjacent Arizona Biltmore Country Club.

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Arizona Biltmore Committed to Setting Eco-Friendly Standard Among Resorts with All-Encompassing ‘Green Initiative’

The Arizona Biltmore committed to setting the standard among resorts for an environmentally friendly operation with the implementation, starting in 2008, of an all-encompassing green program.

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Arizona Biltmore Offers ‘Green’ Spa Experience With Products That Are Pure, Organic & Eco-Friendly

The Arizona Biltmore has created a green spa experience that is good for both guests and the environment, with natural and organic products and practices.

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The Landmark ‘Jewel of the Desert’

The Original Arizona Resort: It’s no wonder that the Arizona Biltmore has been an Arizona landmark since its opening on February 23, 1929, when it was crowned the “Jewel of the Desert.”

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Among Arizona’s Largest Meeting & Event Properties

The Arizona Biltmore is one of Arizona’s largest meeting and event properties with dedicated indoor function space of more than 100,000 square feet as well as an array of outdoor event sites including terraces, lawns and pool decks.

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“Preferred Pet Pals” Vacation in Style At the Arizona Biltmore

The family’s best friend is right at home with the “Preferred Pet Pals” program at the historic Four Diamond Arizona Biltmore.

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Arizona Biltmore Spa Taps Healing & Restorative Benefits of Nature’s Bounty

Discovering the powers of natural ingredients and creating treatments that unlock their benefits is the special niche of the Arizona Biltmore Spa.

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Arizona Biltmore Fact Sheet

Arizona Biltmore is one of America’s most iconic and storied resorts, a synonym for rich history and grand style. Travelers from around the world come to savor its innovative cuisine, experience award-winning spa treatments, play championship golf, and relax at eight pools under the warm Arizona sun amid the dramatic setting of one of the world’s most architecturally significant hotels.

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Meet Gordon Maybury, Executive Chef Bringing more than two decades of diverse, top-tier experience, Gordon Maybury joined the Arizona Biltmore in February 2013 as the executive chef of the historic property. Chef Maybury assumed overall responsibility for the resort’s extensive culinary operations. View Press Release


Multi-Million Dollar Enhancement Projects for Two Landmark Waldorf Astoria Resorts Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, a brand synonymous with landmark destinations and unparalleled guest service, is embarking on a multi-phase transformation of two of its Western U.S. iconic properties, Arizona Biltmore and La Quinta Resort & Club. View Press Release


The New Era of Luxury

The iconic Arizona Biltmore has launched a multimillion dollar renovation that will offer guests modern and refined accommodations while preserving the historic architecture and design that distinguish the grand dame of Phoenix.

Poolside Luxury Redefined
This summer, relax and get pampered in a newly redesigned luxury cabana, slide down our renowned 92-foot water slide, enjoy poolside spa treatments, complementary wine tastings, Splash Cinema, kids cooking classes and more!

Latest at The Biltmore

America’s most iconic and storied resort celebrates 85 years of luxury with a multimillion dollar renovation, the re-creation of an original Speakeasy and an array of events and activities.

Summer Culinary Delights
Enjoy an array of culinary experiences for all ages this summer at the Arizona Biltmore.

Guests Exercise Diverse Options With Arizona Biltmore’s Trendy New Fitness Program Travelers are serious about their exercise and fitness classes today, expecting not only the latest evolutions but a lot of them. And the Arizona Biltmore has stepped up to the plate with a dynamic new Fitness Program offering a wide spectrum of choices and innovative options to meet every guest’s expectations.


Good Cheer, Seasonal Fun and Beautiful Weather in the Desert Guests will enjoy special events, spa treatments, and discounts during the holidays at the Arizona Biltmore.


New Wedding Design Showroom Empowers Bride and Groom to Design Perfect Biltmore Soirée in Advance Arizona Biltmore’s new new wedding showroom allows couples to see their options first hand, then decide and finalize everything from furniture, to colors and overall design.


Arizona Biltmore Invites Meeting Planners to Celebrate Historic Resort’s 83rd Anniversary with a Room Rate Rebate Celebrate the Biltmore’s 83 years of hosting meetings in Phoenix with a special anniversary offer of a rebate of $8.30 per room night to the master account.


David Kirken named General Manager of Arizona Biltmore Resort David Kirken has been appointed general manager for the landmark Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort.


Arizona Biltmore Sweetens 83rd Year of Traditional Afternoon Tea with Seasonal and Holiday Surprises Each Month Though Afternoon Tea at the Arizona Biltmore is an 83-year tradition dating back to when the resort opened in 1929, the experience changes each year – with an infusion of trendy tea sandwiches, popular teas, and innovative desserts and pastries.


New Wright’s at Biltmore Brings Back ‘Classic’ Dishes and Service– Refreshed with Today’s Culinary Perspective Wright’s at The Biltmore is a Phoenix classic with its enduring history as the signature restaurant of the legendary Arizona Biltmore. So what would be more natural than bringing back the classic dishes that were once the most popular options on the menus of top restaurants like Wright’s – but updated with the culinary perspective and trends of today.


Arizona Biltmore’s ‘Tranquil Tuesdays’ Offer Blissful Spa Experiences at Special Rates The Arizona Biltmore has introduced “Tranquil Tuesdays” offering reduced rates on treatments at the most relaxed and quiet time to visit the resort’s award-winning spa.