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Who says a business meeting has to be all business? Talking Stick Resort is located only minutes from the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall, as well as the many boutiques, museums and galleries of Old Town Scottsdale. Or it’s just a quick drive to downtown Phoenix to catch the Phoenix Suns or Arizona Diamondbacks in action. The Phoenix-Scottsdale area offers numerous activities and attractions for visitors. From gaming and golf to arts and entertainment, Talking Stick Resort offers provides a host of ways for meeting and conference attendees to wind down, amp up or just have a little fun.
Perhaps the most unique and exciting amenity of Talking Stick Resort is our casino—an impressive site with 240,000 square feet of the very best in gaming action in Arizona, and the highlight of any meeting or event function. Featuring more than 700 slot machines and 50 table games dealing your favorite games—including Blackjack, Three Card Poker and Let It Ride—there’s sure to be enough space for everyone.
Additionally, the non-smoking card room offers several popular variations of poker, including Texas Hold ‘Em, Omaha and 7-Card Stud, while Keno and a high-stakes areas deliver the best in big-action entertainment, all of which is available to guests all day, every day.
After soaking up the Arizona sun, guests can seek pampering in The Spa at Talking Stick. Located on the 14th floor, The Spa at Talking Stick is the ultimate in world-class rejuvenation. With private rooms offering guests unparalleled views of Scottsdale and the Valley and floor to ceiling windows, there is simply no better place to relax and refresh. Enjoy a relaxation and serenity lounge, spacious steam room and a fully-equipped fitness facility that is open 24/7 to guests of the resort hotel.
The Spa at Talking Stick is truly a unique experience because true to the heritage and traditions of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, The Spa at Talking Stick features products made with culturally significant ingredients harvested from the community gardens for use in treatments and services.
What’s a meeting or event without a round or two of golf? Talking Stick Golf Club, located on and owned exclusively by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, challenges golfers of all skill levels with two unique courses. From links-style adventure through the grasslands and ingenious bunkering of the North Course to a traditional style of play on the tree-lined fairways of the South Course, both provide a memorable and challenging day of play.
Talking Stick Golf Club is managed by Troon Golf, the leader in upscale golf course management, and features an elegant clubhouse, full service dining room and private dining areas for groups of all sizes. A complete practice facility is available for all guests, as well as premier golf instruction from the Tim Mahoney Golf Academy.
Hard work builds an appetite and Talking Stick Resort has numerous restaurant selections throughout the hotel. In addition to Wandering Horse Buffet, a multi-stationed international buffet, there is Black Fig Bistro, an express-service restaurant and Ocean Trail, a sophisticated seafood bar. The resort’s most prized dining experience, however, is Orange Sky. Located on the 15th floor – guests delight in Orange Sky’s delicious menu of aged beef, fresh seafood and seasonal vegetables and savor its 360-degree views of Scottsdale and the Valley.
In addition to unique dining options, guests can select from an array of entertainment choices, including a 650-seat Showroom offering live entertainment. Other entertainment hot spots in the hotel include Players Sports Bar, Shadows, a martini and cigar bar, Palo Verde Lounge on the casino level, and Degree 270, a chic lounge located on the 14th floor of the hotel.
An art exhibition at a casino? Absolutely. Talking Stick Resort’s art collection showcases postmodern pieces by artists of Native American descent, including those of Pima and Maricopa ancestry.
The collection includes works from masters of the arts of painting, sculpture, metal work, ceramics, basketry and printmaking, as well as new additions of historical photography, custom pieces for Talking Stick Resort and two talking sticks that reflect the history of the Pima and Maricopa communities. Our unique exhibit blends tribal art with cutting edge modernism. Some artists are professional and familiar to general audiences, some are emerging, and others are wonderful discoveries of new talent.