A rainbow of colors inspired by Arizona wildflowers brightens the new Saguaro hotel. Here, 194 rooms wrap around two pools: one for fun, the other for quiet (and outdoor yoga classes on the deck). At Distrito restaurant, Iron Chef Jose Garces cooks small plates inspired by Mexico City street food.
From $176. 4000 N. Drinkwater Blvd., (480) 308-1100. This appeared in the January/February 2013 issue.