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6 Best Hotels in Downtown Phoenix

By Ellen

At Moontower, we understand that searching for the best hotel in downtown Phoenix can be overwhelming. Between advertisements, recommendations from friends, and hotel websites, it can be difficult to know which spot is the best fit.

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Whether you live in downtown Phoenix and have family and friends visiting, or you’re visiting Phoenix yourself, it’s important to feel good about your choice of hotel.

To help you feel confident in your search, we have put together this list of some of the best hotels in downtown Phoenix near Moontower, as well as a map to help visualize your stay. 

Top 6 Hotels in Downtown Phoenix Near Moontower

1. Best Western Downtown Phoenix

Best Western Downtown Phoenix

Photo Courtesy of The Best Western

Address: 620 N 6th Street

Distance from Moontower: 8-minute walk

Price: $$

Highlights: If you are looking for a simple, classic hotel experience, The Best Western in downtown Phoenix is a great option. Soak up the Arizona sun at the pool and hit the gym after finishing a complimentary breakfast. The Best Western offers room packages for up to five people in one room, with many options in between! 

2. Ida by Sonder

Ida by Sonder hotel

Photo Courtesy of Ida

Address: 250 E McKinley Street 

Distance from Moontower: 2-minute walk

Price: $$$

Highlights: Ida furnished apartment rentals by Sonder are an alternative option, similar to a hotel, for those looking to embrace the downtown Phoenix lifestyle! These sustainably constructed apartments are available for rent on a nightly basis. They were built from recycled shipping containers, utilize solar power, and recycle rainwater to water the surrounding native plants. Ida offers one- or two-bedroom apartments for rent.

3. Cambria Hotel Downtown Phoenix Convention Center 

Address: 222 E Portland Street 

Distance from Moontower: 6-minute walk

Price: $$$

Highlights: With vibrant decor and a rooftop bar and patio, the Cambria Hotel in Downtown Phoenix is the perfect spot for sunset views. This hotel offers a fitness center, restaurant, and coworking space. 

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4. AC Hotel Phoenix Downtown

AC Hotel by Marriott

Photo courtesy of The AC Hotel

Address: 414 North 5th Street

Distance from Moontower: 9-minute walk

Price: $$$

Highlights: The AC Hotel in downtown Phoenix is a great option for those who wish for a traditional hotel experience. They offer free coffee and tea in each room, a fitness center, and dry cleaning service upon request. With multiple room options from one to two beds, everyone will have the space to feel comfortable in this Marriott hotel. 

5. FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel

FOUND:RE Hotel Phoenix

Photo Courtesy of FOUND:RE

Address: 1100 N Central Avenue

Distance from Moontower: 12-minute walk

Price: $$

Highlights: For those hoping for a one-of-a-kind stay, check out FOUND:RE located on the border of Hance Park in downtown Phoenix. This hotel’s urban industrial design combined with comfortable finishes is sure to deliver a relaxing weekend for visitors. Additionally, FOUND:RE offers food and drinks poolside from their market and bar. 

6. The Westin Phoenix Downtown

The Westin Downtown Phoenix

Photo Courtesy of The Westin Phoenix Downtown

Address: 333 N Central Avenue

Distance from Moontower: 15-minute walk

Price: $$$

Highlights: The Westin Phoenix Downtown is the epitome of a classic, large hotel. However, The Westin offers a unique outdoor dining experience surrounded by dazzling lights and cacti on the patio, as well as bars inside to beat the heat. The Westin has a fitness center and pool deck with lounge chairs to enjoy the downtown Phoenix views. 

If the Westin’s location is favorable but you want to explore other options, the Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Phoenix and the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown are highly-rated, nearby options! 


We hope this article helped ease some stress of locating where to send your loved ones, or where to stay yourself when visiting downtown Phoenix. If you have any additional questions about Moontower or living in downtown Phoenix in general, feel free to reach out to our team!

Ellen, Moontower Contributing Author


Ellen is a regular contributing author for, covering leasing tips and all things downtown Phoenix. She has 3 years of experience in multifamily leasing and marketing. Ellen is a huge foodie and has a dog named Leo.

August 25, 2023

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