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U & Improved is based in scenic Scottsdale, Arizona. If you’re coming from out of town, be sure to pad your visit with plenty of extra time to explore this recreational and entertainment-rich area! Home of the Phoenix Open, Barrett-Jackson classic car auction, MLB spring training and award-winning culinary and arts festivals, Scottsdale is a city that celebrates passion in all forms. Take a hot air balloon ride over the Saguaro-speckled desert, hike the paths of the Sonoran Preserve, practice your golf swing at one of our more than 200 world-class courses or plan a spa day at our world-renowned spas.

For more about the many exciting things to do in Scottsdale, visit experiencescottsdale.com.



Our training home base is Marriott’s Courtyard Scottsdale Salt River hotel. A new and modern LEED-certified hotel with all the amenities of a luxury resort experience, this premier property is bright, warm, welcoming and spacious. Because of its location on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa tribal land, guests are treated to photography and artwork from local Native Americans and touches of the local cultural all tastefully woven into the decor. You’ll also have access to free Wi-Fi, a fitness center and pool.

For more about the Courtyard Scottsdale Salt River, visit marriott.com.


The hotel is located at:
5201 North Pima Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85250

From the airport exit, travel east on E. Sky Harbor Blvd. for 0.7 miles. Keep right at the fork and follow signs for AZ-202-Loop E/Tempe/Mesa. Merge onto AZ-202 Loop E. Travel 4.3 miles and take Exit 9 to merge onto AZ-101-Loop N. Travel 5.5 miles and take exit 46 for Chaparral Road. Turn left onto E Chaparral Road and follow for 0.2 miles. Turn right onto N Pima Road and follow for 0.2 miles. The hotel is on the right.

For additional directions or questions, contact the hotel directly at 480.745.8200.