Easy to find. Horse-lovers delight
We stayed at WestWorld in Scottsdale (run by the City of Scottsdale) February 7-23, 2015, to attend the 60th annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. It is easy to find off the 101. Some lots are asphalt, some are gravel – all are level. Some back in, some pull through. Pet friendly too.
$25.00/night plus tax with or without hookup. Reservations are recommended as WestWorld has blocked out dates for public parking. Each hook-up includes water and electricity, and use of its dump stations is included with the nightly fee. WestWorld does not have direct sewer hook-ups. Some spaces can accommodate 55' coaches. With 50 amp electrical service.
Stays are limited up to 21 consecutive days.
Common area amenities include four service buildings with showers and restroom facilities. The shower rooms are not heated so early morning or late night showers are done in chilly rooms. The shower nozzles are industrial with a tough spray that is not easy to stand under because it’s painful. The hot water is plentiful and the different facilities I use were kept clean – no small feat during a busy, busy horse show.
Cancellation for full refund must be made 48 hours before check-in date.
We enjoyed our stay, but being a bustling equestrian center, during the day there’s always something going on. It is quieter at night.
Grocery shopping is near at Basha’s. Located on the north side of Scottsdale, there are a lot of eateries, places for haircuts, getting nails done, and shopping of all types.
The surrounding McDowell Mountains, Saguaro, barrel, and prickly pear cacti are beautiful. This is a very bike-friendly area with allocated lanes and many trails. You can actually put on a few miles and never leave the grounds.
Basically, this is a fairgrounds, and there are lots of different types of shows going on, including a big car show. However, more often than not, there’s a horse show running. If smell of livestock is offensive to you, this is not the place for you. As a show grounds, it is kept very clean, but if a little poop, or wood shavings or hay offends, keep driving or consider it as an overnight stopover only.
We have been here before and will absolutely return.
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