Awards of Excellence

We are pleased to announce that the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa is the recipient of the following awards since its opening in October 2002:

Forbes Five Star Award

Kai Restaurant – Forbes Five Star Award 2009

AAA Five Diamond Award

Kai Restaurant – AAA Five Diamond Awards 2007-2009

AAA Four Diamond Awards

Resort – AAA Four Diamond Awards 2003-2009

Forbes Four Star Award

Aji Spa – Forbes Four Star Award 2009

Zagat Guide to Nations Best Eateries

Recognized as One of America’s Finest Resorts, as voted by patrons in “Top U.S. Hotels, Resorts & Spas” by ZAGAT SURVEY 2005. “Best Restaurant in the Valley” (Kai)- Zagat Guide to Nations Best Eateries, 2009

National Geographic Traveler

Named to National Geographic Traveler’s “Stay List” 2008, National Geographic Traveler TIA Odyssey Award “Geotourism Award for Sustaining an Indigenous Culture or Community” 2007

Pinnacle Award

“2008 Pinnacle Award” Successful Meetings Magazine

Open Table Diners

Best Overall Dining Experience (Kai) – Open Table Diners, 2008

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts

“Hotel of the Year”- Sheraton Brand North America, 2007

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Catering and Convention Services Team of the Year- Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. 2006

Arizona Republic and

Best Resort, Restaurant, In-Town Getaway, Chef and Golf Course – Arizona Republic and’s Best of Arizona Poll, 2007

Meetings and Conventions Magazine

Meetings and Conventions Magazine – “Gold Tee Award 2007”

Resorts & Great Hotels Magazine

Resorts & Great Hotels Magazine special feature: The Connoisseur’s Guide to the World’s Best Resorts & Great Hotels – Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa featured in the “Where to Stay in 2004” Collection

Wine Spectator Magazine

Wine Spectator Magazine - “Award of Excellence” for Kai’s Wine List – featured in 2004, 2005 and 2006 Restaurant Awards Issue

Meetings & Conventions Magazine

Meetings & Conventions Magazine - “Gold Key Award 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009”

Arizona Republic Newspaper

Arizona Republic Newspaper - Ranked #1 in Top 10 List of Arizona Republic Romantic Dining Restaurants, 2009. View List >

Food & Wine Magazine

Food & Wine Magazine –Voted Kai as one of the Best New Restaurants in Phoenix, 2004.

Arizona Business Magazine

Arizona Business Magazine – Voted Whirlwind Golf Course among the “Top Ten Public Courses in Arizona” in the 2004 Ranking Arizona

Golf World Business

Whirlwind Golf Club at Sheraton Wild Horse Pass named by Golf World Business, “One of 100 Best Golf Shops in the U.S.”

Troon Golf

Awarded # 1 Troon Golf’s “Facility of the Year” for 2004 (out of 140 Courses Worldwide)

Travel & Leisure Magazine

Featured in Travel & Leisure Magazine (January 2005 issue) as “One of the world’s most enriching, culturally authentic resorts.”

Smart Meetings Magazine

Smart Meetings Magazine 2005 and 2006 “Platinum Choice Award” Recipient

Food & Life Magazine

Food & Life Magazine Golden Plate Award- Voted Sivlik Grill at Whirlwind Golf Course, “Valley’s Best Tee-Time Dining,” January 2006

944 Magazine

944 Magazine Voted “Best Native American Influenced Restaurant,” January 2006

US Airways Magazine

Sexiest Resorts in the World” 2006, US Airways Magazine

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