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We-Ko-Pa Resort and Conference Center

We-Ko-Pa Resort

The We-Ko-Pa Resort is our host hotel and is immediately adjacent to the Conference Center where all conference events are held. While the hotel is 100% non-smoking, you may request a ground floor room with a lanai which you may smoke on. The Casino (which is a separate building) boasts both a smoking and non-smoking section for game play for everyone.

Every room comes with these added extras:

  • Fortune Club membership with $10.00 free slot play at the Fort McDowell Casino.
  • Reduced resort fee ($15.00 per room per night), which includes these FREE services: In room coffee, bottled water, Hi-Speed Internet, Shoe shine, 24-hour fitness center access, daily newspaper, in-room safe and local telephone calls

The We-Ko-Pa Resort (Formally the Fort McDowell Resort) & Casino has a variety of dining options for every palette.

Special Rate $125 per night Book room by calling 480-789-5300 and mentioning the UFO Congress Conference. You must mention this in order to get the special rate and reserve a room. If you reach the answering machine please leave your name and telephone number so the reservations desk can return your phone call.

UPDATE:  Rooms at this resort are waiting list only.  Call directly and mention UFO Congress to get on wait list.  However, area hotels still have availability.  See below for prices and location.


Comfort Inn Fountain Hills

Fountain Hills Comfort Inn

Mention the UFO Congress for a discount! Discounted prices start at $179 per night.

The newly remodeled Comfort Inn Fountain Hills features:

  • Complimentary Deluxe Hot Breakfast served daily.
  • Microwave/Coffee service in Lobby
  • Spa Tub/Hot Tub
  • Heated Swimming Pool – Outdoor
  • In room microwave/refrigerator
  • Free Wi-fi
Free shuttle service to/from the conference center!!!

Inn at Eagle Mountain

Inn at Eagle Mountain

Mention the UFO Congress for a discount! Discounted prices start at $169 per night.

The Inn at Eagle Mountain is a boutique hotel, nestled in the foothills below the eighteenth green of Eagle Mountain Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Guests will enjoy panoramic views of Phoenix and Scottsdale, Red Mountain and the Sonora Desert canyon.

The Inn at Eagle Mountain features:

  • Kiva gas fireplace
  • Oversized whirlpool spa tub
  • Private balcony or patio offering panoramic views
  • In room microwave/refrigerator
  • Outdoor pool and Jacuzzi
  • Life in Balance Wellness Center – Onsite spa
  • Free Wi-fi

Lexington Hotel & Suites

Lexington Inn & Suites

The Lexington Hotel & Suites features:

  • Spa Tub/Hot Tub
  • Heated Swimming Pool – Outdoor
  • In room microwave/refrigerator
  • Putting Green in Pool Area
  • Free Wi-fi

Courtyard Scottsdale at Mayo Clinic

Courtyard Scottsdale at Mayo Clinic

Mention the UFO Congress for a discount! Discounted prices start at $239 per night.

The Courtyard Scottsdale at Mayo Clinic features:

  • Free High Speed Internet
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Pet friendly
  • New Lobby

Country Inn & Suites

Country Inn and Suites Scottsdale

The Country Inn & Suites features:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Heated Swimming Pool – Outdoor and Jacuzzi
  • Fitness Center
  • Daily Hot Buffet Style Breakfast
  • Transportation within 5 miles of Country Inn & Suites Scottsdale

Days Inn & Suites

Days Inn and Suites Scottsdale

The Days Inn & Suites features:

  • Jr Olympic size pool (heated)
  • Hot tub
  • Complimentary deluxe breakfast
  • Cable
  • Mini fridges
  • Serta Sleeper mattresses

EconoLodge Inn & Suites

EconoLodge Inn & Suites Mesa

The EconoLodge Inn & Suites features:

  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access
  • Free USA Today
  • Free local calls
  • Outdoor pool and hot tub
  • Fitness center
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast
  • Complimentary Free WiFi, Cable TV with Showtime
A little further away, but very affordable!

Camping Options

If you would like to join us outdoors you can camp at these various locations:

Eagle View RV Resort at Fort McDowell

$51.00 daily for a RV site – $294.00 for a week


Mount McDowell Regional Park

McDowell Mountain Regional Park offers 76 individual sites for tent or RV camping. Each site has a large parking area to accommodate up to a 45′ RV and is a “Developed Site,” with water and electrical hook-ups, dump station, a picnic table and a barbecue fire ring. All restrooms offer flush toilets and showers. The south loop of the campground also offers handicapped-accessible restrooms. All sites in the campground are available on a first-come, first-served basis.