4 hotels open in Phoenix area

The seven-story, 127-room Cambria Hotel Downtown Phoenix Convention Center features a rooftop pool and bar, an onsite restaurant, a fitness center and meeting and event space. Photo credit: Choice Hotels International

Four hotels have debuted in the Phoenix area in recent weeks. The openings, consisting of three Marriott International brands and one Cambria Hotel, together added 609 guestrooms to the area.

Choice Hotels International’s Cambria brand opened its third Arizona location in downtown Phoenix. The seven-story, 127-room Cambria Hotel Downtown Phoenix Convention Center features a rooftop pool and bar, an onsite restaurant, a fitness center and meeting and event space. Oxford Hotels & Resorts operates the hotel and True North Studio developed and owns it. The opening marked the brand’s 10th this year and 49th overall.

A little more than 20 miles southeast, the Marriott Phoenix Chandler (Ariz.) also opened. The property, operated by Winegardner & Hammons Hotel Group and owned by an unnamed Fortune 500 company, includes 264 guestrooms, more than 28,000 square feet of meeting and event space, an onsite restaurant, a lobby bar, a grab-and-go café, an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

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Roughly 15 miles west of Phoenix, the 102-suite Residence Inn by Marriott Phoenix West Avondale (Ariz.) debuted Nov. 21. Owned and operated by Mesa, Ariz.-based Sunridge Hotel Group, the hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center, a food-and-beverage market, a guest laundry room and 500 square feet of meeting space.

The 116-room Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites West Phoenix/Tolleson (Ariz.), located a few miles closer to Phoenix, also opened around the same time. The property offers an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center and 563 square feet of meeting space. Virtua Partners owns the hotel and Hotel Equities operates it. The two co-developed it.

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