Useful information and general guidance

Useful numbers

Emergency: 911

USA country code: +1

Phoenix area code: 602

Nearest pharmacy

Arete Pharmacy

7243 N 16th St

+1 602-678-1179

Walgreens Pharmacy

7000 N 16th St # 100

+1 602-943-3192


Light Rail

Light rail’s quiet, air-conditioned trains operate 18-22 hours per day, seven days a week, and stop at regular stations from northwest Phoenix through Tempe to east Mesa every 12-20 minutes. The nearest light rail stops to the hotel resort are Northern/19th Ave and Glendale/19th Ave.

The 28-mile line links Phoenix to the neighbouring communities of Tempe and Mesa, and includes stops at attractions such as Phoenix Art Museum, Heard Museum, Chase Field, Talking Stick Resort Arena and Tempe's Mill Avenue.

Interactive map and schedule at

Full Valley Metro system map

Phoenix Transit Bus

For citywide and regional route information and schedules, call (602) 253-5000 or visit

You can also use NextRide for bus arrival times. Phone (602) 253-5000, say "next ride" and then say or enter the bus stop number. Or text 22966 and enter NXRD and the bus stop number. You'll receive a text message with the arrival time of the next bus.


Phoenix offers more than 700 miles of bike infrastructure, with close to 600 miles of bike lanes and routes and more than 100 miles of off-street trails and paths. It's now one of the top communities for bicycling in the country. Click here for further information.


Mountain Standard Time (UTC -7)


Waiters should be tipped 15%–20%, but at higher-end restaurants 20% is closer to the norm. Many restaurants add a gratuity to the bill for parties of six or more.

Weather in November

Phoenix enjoys moderately warm weather during November. Most days are sunny, and it rarely rains.