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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #660 on: January 25, 2017, 08:20:23 PM »
Any suggestions were to stay for shabbos in Phoenix

If you want Phx, not Scottsdale, the eruv website has a list of close hotels.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #661 on: January 25, 2017, 10:00:47 PM »
is there really a big difference between the pink jeep tour and any other company?
Yes. Can't compare, firsthand experience on pink jeep, compared to others experience on diff tours.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #662 on: January 29, 2017, 08:07:14 PM »
Has anyone went on the Dolly Sreamboat?  Is it worth it?

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #663 on: January 29, 2017, 11:25:11 PM »
If anyone needs a portable gas grill I'm leaving back home this Thursday night. Up for grabs afterward

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #664 on: February 09, 2017, 07:18:33 AM »
Are any of the resorts within walking distance to a Shul?

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #665 on: February 10, 2017, 12:27:41 AM »
Are any of the resorts within walking distance to a Shul?
i walked from the westin kierland villas to shul in scottsdale (ahavas torah) was about 50 minutes, not too bad but not great.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #666 on: February 11, 2017, 07:34:50 PM »
i walked from the westin kierland villas to shul in scottsdale (ahavas torah) was about 50 minutes, not too bad but not great.
Thanks, too far for me.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #667 on: February 12, 2017, 04:07:32 PM »
Thanks, too far for me.

WA Biltmore and Hilton squaw Peak are closer than that to Phoenix shuls.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #668 on: February 12, 2017, 06:51:02 PM »
two separate properties, but villas people can go over to the resort & Spa and use their bigger grounds (lazy river/surfing machine etc, though note surfing costs $ for anyone). pool at villas when i was there in august was mostly empty so spent lots of time there switching over occassionally to the fuller resort grounds for the river and surfing. that surfing experience is a real chavayah, highly recommended.
Why would you go to westin villas over resort and spa?
And can Andaz be booked with hyatt free night?
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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #669 on: February 12, 2017, 08:37:07 PM »
Why would you go to westin villas over resort and spa?
And can Andaz be booked with hyatt free night?
westin villas 12k a night resort and spa 20k a night.
And the rooms at the villas were very large.
And finally, as a villas guest you have access to all the resort amenities. That's without having to oy the resort fee.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #670 on: February 12, 2017, 08:58:18 PM »
westin villas 12k a night resort and spa 20k a night.
And the rooms at the villas were very large.
And finally, as a villas guest you have access to all the resort amenities. That's without having to oy the resort fee.

+1.  The question is why would you possibly want to stay at the hotel.  The villas have a separate, less crowded pool that is heated better and if you do want to use anything at the resort, you can.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #671 on: February 12, 2017, 09:01:56 PM »
+1.  The question is why would you possibly want to stay at the hotel.  The villas have a separate, less crowded pool that is heated better and if you do want to use anything at the resort, you can.
when I was there the resort pool was actually empty. One day we were the only ones there.

And the surfing is definitely worth it IMO

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #672 on: February 13, 2017, 03:16:52 PM »
Does anyone have reviews or experince at the ARIZONA BILTMORE WALDORF ASTORIA RESORT...and any must do attractions? Going to be in Phoenix for  a couple days in march.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #673 on: February 13, 2017, 08:24:53 PM »
WA Biltmore and Hilton squaw Peak are closer than that to Phoenix shuls.
Thanks!

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #674 on: March 05, 2017, 09:57:44 PM »
Is there a best time of day to do the pink jeep tours Sedona (Broken Arrow)?