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The Resort
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa invites its visitors to celebrate Arizona’s rich history and diverse culture and offers a blissful sanctuary of opportunity and ambiance. The resort features a full service spa and a world class golf course, award dining and upscale shopping as well as many activities suited for the whole family.

Local Area Attractions
In addition to resort amenities, the Westin is also close to many area attractions you may be interested in exploring, including:
Desert Botanical Garden
The Desert Botanical Garden hosts one of the world’s finest collections of desert plants. One of only 44 botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums, this one-of-a-kind museum showcases 50 acres of beautiful outdoor exhibits. Home to more than a hundred rare, threatened and endangered plant species from around the world, the Garden offers interesting and inspiring experiences to more than 300,000 visitors each year.
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
Displaying a variety of frequently changing exhibits and offering special events for adults and families, SMoCA is devoted to the art, architecture and design of our time. Free art lectures, symposiums, workshops and poetry readings provide a forum where visitors can interact with contemporary artists.
Kierland Commons
Kierland Commons is a unique, upscale outdoor lifestyle center that features retail shopping, dining and entertainment. With 70 specialyt retails stores that include a selection of national retail choices and a variety of the Valley’s best ranked restaurants.

For more information and directions, click here.

The Phoenix Zoo

Voted one of the nation’s “Top 5 Zoos for Kids,” The Phoenix Zoo offers everything from the “Arizona Trail” for a look at Arizona native species, a Safari Train, giraffe feeding, the “Wild about Animals Show,” Monkey Village and more!
Taliesin West

Built in the late 1930s by legendary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, this cluster of buildings is now a National Historic Landmark. Highlights of the center include Wright’s former office, a Cabaret Theater and the Pavilion Theater. Tours are available daily.
Casino Arizona

Have a little gambling fun and catch a Vegas-style show! Enjoy 1,500 slot machines including 80 high-limit slots, live Blackjack, 50 poker tables and live fast-action Keno.


The Westin Keirland offers ten unique dining options all featuring healthful food and beverage options created for you by talented chefs who’ve worked to create mouthwatering dishes and Eat Well options that are free of trans fat and filled with antioxidant rich “Superfoods”

Contemporary Latin cuisine, a pairing of traditional Latin American ingredients and contemporary culinary style

Nellie Cashman’s
For a true taste of Arizona including local ingredients and a modern interpretation of recipes dating for the late 1800s

Brittlebush Bar & Grill
A modern gastro pub-style menu using locally sourced ingredients offering light appetizers and salads

Scotch Library
Continuing its celebration of the important contributions that Scottish immigrants made to early Arizona, the Scotch Library offers over 200 different labels to choose from

More Dining Options including Dreamweavers Canyon and J. Swilling’s Pool Bar & Grill featured here.

Kids Day Camps & Babysitting Services

The Westin Keirland offers Family Fun activities and child day camps that appeal to kids of all ages. Click here for a list a actives, pricing and the resort schedule.

Babysitting services are also offered. See below for general information:


A Child’s Garden: 480-354-2122
Grandmothers: 480-443-4342
Safe & Sound Childcare Service: 480-430-7647