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W Scottsdale

Hotel Contact:
7277 East Camelback Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
United States
Main: 866-899-9858
Website: www.wscottsdalehotel.com
Elite Rating
Planner Rating: 4.4
Chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Opened 2008
Guest Rooms 230
Kings/Suites/Doubles 184 / 33 / 40
Room Rates High $409 Low $139
High Season High Season Low Season Low Season Shoulder Season Shoulder Season
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Ideal Group Size 150
Max Group Size 200

Fees/Taxes

Resort Fee NA
Room Tax 14.92%
Sales Tax 8.95%

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Meeting Space

Largest Meeting Room 3,500ft²
Indoor Meeting Space 9,800ft²
Indoor/Outdoor Meeting Space 13,500ft²

Airport Proximity

Sky Harbor International
17 min 11 miles (18 km)

Business:

high-speed internet
W-Fi
Internet data ports
audiovisual equipment
24-hour business office

Recreation:

Wet pool
Sweat Fitness
The Living Room Lounge
sunset.beach Bar
Shade Lounge
Bliss Spa
W Hotels The Store

Nearby:

Scottsdale Fashion Square
Scottsdale Stadium
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
Scottsdale Art Gallery District
Onsite Dining: Capacity
Sushi Roku
229
Asian

F&B Averages:

Breakfast Buffet $34-52 Cont. $30
Lunch Buffet $42-76 Plated $30-74
Dinner Buffet $84-140 Plated $52-110
Coffee Break $14
2-Hour Open Bar $40 or on-cons.
Elite Overview Planner Ratings & Reviews
Elite Rating Average Planner Rating
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4.4
2 reviews
Arrival Experience:
4.5
Accommodations:
4.0
Food & Beverage:
4.5
Guest Service Experience:
4.5
Conference Services Staff:
5.0
Meeting and Function Facilities:
4.5
Activity or Recreation Options:
Planner-to-Planner Recommendation:
4.0
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Capacity Charts
Room Name Total Square Meters Room Size(meters) Ceiling Height (meters) Total Square Feet Room Size (feet) Ceiling Height (feet) Classroom Theater Banquet 10 Reception Conference U-Shape H-Square 10 x 10s
Focus 92 7.9 x 11.6 N/A 988 26' x 38' N/A 54 90 60 110 30 24 N/A N/A
Focus Canopy 164 12.8 x 12.8 N/A 1,764 42' x 42' N/A N/A N/A 120 200 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Great Room 325 1496.6 x 215.8 N/A 3,500 49'-10" x 70'-8" N/A 231 380 230 400 110 81 N/A N/A
Great Room 1 163 1496.6 x 108.5 N/A 1,756 49'-10" x 35'-6" N/A 111 190 120 195 55 42 N/A N/A
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Property News
Triyar Companies, Owner of W Scottsdale Hotel, Reaches Resolution with Its Lender and Contractors, Canceling Foreclosure Proceedings
Posted October 26, 2009
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz - October 23, 2009 - Triyar Hospitality Scottsdale, LLC, owner of the W Scottsdale Hotel, announced today that it has reached a resolution in its legal disputes with its lender and the hotel's construction contractors, which ends litigation between them and the lender's foreclosure proceedings.

W Scottsdale, which opened one year ago, quickly established itself as a destination hot spot, host to high profile events, celebrities, and trend setting travelers from around the world. Despite the challenging economy, W Scottsdale continues to significantly outperform its competition, as well as well-established hotels and luxury resorts in Phoenix, Scottsdale and throughout Arizona.
"Due to the timing of construction, the W Scottsdale opened in the most tumultuous economic period in recent history and was one of the first of many high-profile hotels in the U.S. to experience financial difficulties. We are pleased to be amongst the first of such properties to successfully restructure and are hopeful this is a sign of ensuing economic recovery," said Steven Yari, Principal of Triyar Hospitality Scottsdale.

"Despite the issues with our lender and contractors which compounded the financial situation, we are pleased and grateful that the parties were able to reach a reconciliation without the need for further litigation," added Michael Mahoney, CEO of Triyar Hospitality.

"We are now working on several hotel transactions, some involving properties facing similar ownership issues, and see a bright future ahead to strategically grow our company," added Steven Yari.

"Scottsdale has long been on W's short list of coveted destinations, and the hotel's performance from the moment we opened our doors, despite the economy and the legal proceedings in the background, are proof positive that Scottsdale is a great location for W. Likewise, the W Scottsdale is a great asset for the City," said Matt Avril, President of Starwood's Hotel Group. "Our success is also a testament to the quality of the hotel, power of the W brand and its innovative and contemporary delivery of hospitality. Now that our owners have resolved the legal aspects, we expect the hotel's performance to continue to accelerate, especially as the economy begins to recover."

The hotel's celebrated offerings, including Bliss Spa, Sushi Roku restaurant and its three bars and lounges, have quickly become a destination for guests, local insiders and celebrities alike. The future outlook for the hotel is favorable as it continues to set itself apart as a unique destination.

About Triyar Hospitality Scottsdale, LLC
Triyar Companies, LLC, which includes Triyar Hospitality Scottsdale, LLC (Triyar), has been actively investing in U.S. real estate since the mid-1950s, engaging in property development, acquisition, management, and leasing. The company has extensive real estate holdings including hotels, high-rise commercial (office) and residential buildings, industrial business centers, enclosed shopping malls, and retail centers with a strong concentration of properties in New York (Manhattan), Texas, California and Arizona. Triyar and its affiliates also own development land for mixed-use commercial and residential projects and have diverse operating business interests in restaurants, health clubs, film production, and aerospace manufacturing.

About W Scottsdale
W Scottsdale marks the debut of W Hotels in Arizona. This Southwest oasis, where innovative design mixes with urban sophistication, features 224 guest rooms including 27 lavish suites. A true insider escape, W Scottsdale boasts Arizona's only Bliss® Spa, Sushi Roku restaurant, and W Hotels The Store and offers three chic destination bars - the W Living Room, Shade and sunset.beach. Located in downtown Scottsdale at the iconic corner of Camelback and Scottsdale Roads, W Scottsdale provides guests access to discover the city's high-profile shopping, innovative restaurants, eclectic arts district and vibrant nightlife. Signature services and amenities include the Whatever/Whenever® concierge service, Wheels?, SWEAT Fitness®, WET?, WIRED Business Center and P.A.W. - Pets Are Welcome™. For more information, visit www.WHotels/Scottsdale.com or call to schedule a reservation 877 W HOTELS.

About W Hotels Worldwide®
W Hotels is an innovative contemporary lifestyle brand and the hotel category buster with 34 hotels and retreats in the most vibrant cities and exotic destinations around the world. Inspiring, iconic, innovative and influential, W Hotels provides the ultimate in insider access to a world of "Wow." Each hotel offers a unique mix of innovative design and passions around fashion, music, entertainment, design, architecture, pop culture, and everything in between. W Hotels are unique and individual expressions of modern living, reflected in the brand's sensibility to a holistic lifestyle experience with cutting-edge design, contemporary restaurant concepts, glamorous nightlife experiences, and signature spas. With 10 years of proven success, W Hotels is on track to double its footprint by 2011. In North America and Latin America, W Hotels have been announced in Austin, Boston, Hollywood, Huntington Beach, and Downtown New York. In Europe, W Hotels have been announced in Athens, London, Manchester, Milan, Paris and St. Petersburg. In Asia, W has announced properties in Bangkok, Guangzhou, Macao-Studio City, Shanghai and Yokohama. In Africa and the Middle East, W has announced properties in Marrakech, Amman, and Dubai. W has plans to open W Retreats in Bali, Koh Samui, Vieques Island and Verbier, the latter of which will serve as W Hotels' first ski retreat. For more information, visit www.whotels.com.
Owned and Developed by Triyar Companies, LLC, the 224 room W Scottsdale Opens; A Modern Mixed-use of Lodging, Residential, Dining, Spa, Retail and Entertainment
Posted October 30, 2008
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.- October 23, 2008 - W Hotels Worldwide, the fastest growing luxury hotel brand in the world, today unveils its latest wonder in the West with the grand opening of W Scottsdale Hotel & Residences. The highly anticipated W Scottsdale features 224 luxurious guest rooms, including 27 suites with breathtaking views of the desert landscape, 18 lavish penthouse residences, glamorous pool and 13 stylish, private cabanas, a calming Zen Garden, 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor ultra-modern event and meeting space, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a full-service WIRED business center and W Hotels signature Whatever/Whenever concierge service. This innovative new hotel strikes the perfect balance between urban sophistication, sultry style and desert-inspired chic design, offering global guests and local insiders a modern city escape. Owned and developed by Triyar Companies, LLC, W Scottsdale will introduce four firsts to Arizona with the opening of the states first W Hotel, Bliss spa, Sushi Roku and W Hotels The Store retail shop. Ideally located near one of the most enviable corners in Scottsdale, the hotel also features three chic new bars, Shade and sunset.beach, as well as the Living Room lounge, creating an exclusive destination for work or play.

Today we proudly unveil the new W Scottsdale, combining leading-edge, contemporary design and urban sophistication, including innovative solutions that create the ultimate world of wow for our guests, said Eva Ziegler, Global Brand Leader, W Hotels Worldwide and Le Mridien Hotels & Resorts. With the opening of W Scottsdale, W Hotels brings a vibrant new destination to the Southwest, offering a unique and buzzing lifestyle experience to the more traditional resorts for which Scottsdale is known.

Located one block east of Scottsdale Road on Camelback Road, the hotels exterior design promises to modernize the architecture of downtown Scottsdale. W Scottsdales all-glass shell and moveable exterior shutters transform the look of the hotel during both the day and night. Unique water features are a focal point of W Scottsdales architecture, setting the stage for multiple design moments throughout the property. The second floor outdoor space acts as the social centerpiece of the hotel, featuring an alluring pool directly above WHEELS (valet) with four large, round glass portholes allowing guests in the porte-cochere below a sneak peek at swimmers above. Other features include the Shade and sunset.beach destination bars and inviting, private poolside cabanas. A natural stone and reflective glass art wall in the hotels entryway, designed by artist Otto Rigan, captures the essence of Arizonas surrounding desert landscape.

We had always envisioned bringing a uniquely-designed lodging, residential and entertainment experience to Scottsdale, said Steven Yari, Principal, Triyar Companies. W Scottsdale is a true mixed-use project blending luxury lodging, residential, dining, spa, retail and entertainment. It combines state-of-the-art facilities and services with elements of a resort environment to create the ideal urban retreat and lifestyle residential experience. There are plenty of local resorts in which to relax. The difference is " the W in downtown Scottsdale provides a resort experience while being in the center of it all.

Sushi Roku, a venture of Innovative Dining Group (IDG), will serve as W Scottsdales signature restaurant. Known for pioneering the concept of serving sushi in a sleek, sophisticated environment, worthy of one of the most artistic and sensual cuisines in the world, Sushi Roku restaurants are like no other sushi bars in the world. While a lively, chic scene is a Sushi Roku signature, each location successfully retains the soulful tranquility of a Zen Garden. The non-traditional approach to dining offers W Scottsdales guests rare and exotic specialties, enhancing their overall culinary experience.

Bringing Sushi Roku to Scottsdale was such a natural fit for the concept, said Lee Maen, Partner, Innovative Dining Group. We fell in love with the people, the progressive nature of the city and the picturesque surroundings, and we are confident that Sushi Roku will offer diners a unique and memorable experience.

The dcor of Sushi Roku is as unique as the restaurant, featuring a wall of suspended solid concrete core spindles lit from below, which act as a backdrop to the glowing dining room. Large natural boulders, teak floors and ceilings, oil rubbed bronze metal detailing and water and fire elements enhance the overall visual experience. The second floor patio, located adjacent to the pool, acts as an intimate outdoor space with room for everything from a romantic dinner for two to celebrations and social gatherings for 50. Sushi Rokus vast and colorful menu offers an array of fresh sushi, luscious salads, specialty appetizers and an extensive selection of signature entrees. The full-service bar features a large selection of hand-picked hot and cold sakes, Asian-inspired martinis, and an extensive wine list.

Triyar Entertainment, a division of Triyar Hospitality LLC, will operate W Scottsdales chic new social hot spots, Shade and sunset.beach, as well as the Living Room lounge. Shade, the desert-inspired indoor-outdoor lounge, has been designed with a mix of fire and water elements, creating the perfect balance between the Arizona heat and desert cool. Available to W guests and local W loyalists daily, Shade features a menu by Innovative Dining Group as well as VIP table service that will offer fresh fruit mojitos, martinis and world-class champagnes. The poolside lounge, sunset.beach, brings the allure of the beach to the desert climate of Arizona. Lined by private, stylish cabanas, sunset.beach gives guests access to personal poolside servers, cool cocktails, a fire pit, the latest technology offerings and more. As the evening approaches, W Scottsdales Living Room features a full-service bar complete with a signature martini menu and bottle service while DJs spin an eclectic mix of euro-inspired beats.

Bliss spa, the massage and facial mecca, brings a fun, no-attitude atmosphere to Scottsdale with its signature menu of over-the-top spa services and legendary brownie buffet. Marking the brands debut in Arizona, Bliss Scottsdale boasts 4,000 square feet of tension-fighting facilities, featuring a retail beauty boutique, two manicure and two pedicure stations, seven treatment rooms, and mens and womens lounges. Trademark touches " including a cleverly compiled menu of super effective services and rhythm and blues tunes " set a fun, upbeat tone. In addition, W Scottsdale guests and residents can look forward to BIP perks, including sinkside Bliss amenities, in-room and priority booking through blissage75-booking concierges, waxing and wake-up calls, triple oxygen treatments, and turn-down service.
With the opening of Bliss Scottsdale, we are providing a stress-relieving, tension-taming, urban oasis to Scottsdale residents and enriching W Hotel guests overall experience, stated Richard Dantas, president, Bliss. Expect signature Bliss, super-effective treatments in a fun, uncontrived, no-attitude atmosphere, at the core of Bliss Scottsdale.

All guest rooms and suites at W Scottsdale feature high-speed internet access, an MP3 clock radio/docking station, 37-inch flat screen TVs and the W brands signature bed featuring a feather-top mattress, 350 thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets and a goose down comforter. In addition to W Hotels signature services, such as inspiring wake-up calls and the pet-friendly P.A.W. (Pets Are Welcome) program, W Scottsdale offers the W brands exclusive Whatever/Whenever service, the hotels 24-hour concierge service, offering guests whatever they want " from private jet service to courtside basketball tickets " whenever they want it.

W Scottsdales exclusive amenities also include a state-of-the-art SWEAT techno-gym with the latest in cardio, strength and free-weights exercise equipment. For guests looking to stay in touch, the hotels WIRED business center offers travelers a place to connect to friends, family and clients around the world.

W Scottsdale Residences offer all of the W Hotels signature comforts, including its Living Room experience where guests can socialize while sipping cocktails. Offering the ultimate in urban resort living, the 18 exclusive penthouse residences afford owners a combination of stylish one and two bedroom condominiums with all the comforts, services and amenities available to hotel guests.
For more information about W Scottsdale Hotel & Residences, please visit www.whotels.com/scottsdale.

About W Hotels Worldwide
W Hotels is a global luxury lifestyle brand with 25 properties in the most vibrant destinations around the world. Inspiring, iconic, innovative and influential, W Hotels provides the ultimate in insider access. Each hotel offers a unique mix of sophisticated design, chic comfort, and cultural influences from fashion to music, pop culture to art, and everything in between. W Hotels are unique and individual expressions of modern travel and stylish living, featuring world-class cuisine, destination bars and signature spas. In North America and Latin America, W Hotels have been announced in Austin, Buckhead Atlanta, Downtown Atlanta, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Hoboken, Hollywood, Huntington Beach, Downtown New York, Santiago, South Beach, and Washington, D.C. In Europe, W Hotels have been announced in Athens, Barcelona, London, Manchester, Milan and St. Petersburg. In Asia, W has announced properties in Bangkok, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Macao-Studio City, Shanghai and Yokohama. In Africa and the Middle East, W has announced properties in Amman, Doha, Dubai-Festival City, Dubai-The Palm and Marrakech. W has plans to open W Retreat & Spa properties in Bali, Koh Samui, Vieques Island and Verbier, the latter of which will serve as W Hotels first ski retreat. For more information, visit www.whotels.com.

About Triyar Companies, LLC
Triyar Companies, LLC, which includes Triyar Hospitality and Triyar Entertainment, has been actively investing in U.S. real estate for more than 50 years engaging in the development, acquisition, operation and leasing of properties throughout the country. The company has a comprehensive and diversified portfolio of hotels, high-rise commercial and residential real estate, industrial business centers, enclosed shopping malls, retail centers and single-family development projects with a strong concentration of properties in New York, Texas, California and Arizona. Triyar and its affiliates also have operating business interests in restaurants, nightclubs, health clubs and aerospace manufacturing. Triyar Entertainment will operate the hotels two destination bars, Shade and sunset.beach as well as a full-service bar located in the Living Room.

About IDG
Innovative Dining Group (IDG) currently operates eight restaurants in Los Angeles: Sushi Roku (with locations in West Hollywood, Santa Monica, and Pasadena), BOA Steakhouse (with locations in West Hollywood and Santa Monica), Katana in West Hollywood, Robata Bar in Santa Monica, and the newest concept Luckyfish in Beverly Hills. The company also operates a BOA Steakhouse and Sushi Roku at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas, which were awarded with 2007 Epicurean Awards for Best Cocktails and Best Japanese respectively, by Las Vegas Life. IDG currently has over 1,000 employees at its ten restaurant locations. All of the venues of Innovative Dining Group offer bold modern interpretations of traditional concepts, reflective of the companys youthful, dynamic partners.
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Contact:

W Hotels Worldwide
Daniella Weinberg, 212-380-4005
Brand Public Relations
daniella.weinberg@starwoodhotels.com
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