Guests booking a room at Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass in Chandler or Vee Quiva in Laveen can now stay in newly remodeled Arizona Cardinals-themed hotel rooms.
Unveiled in September, the two rooms (one at each location) were specially created after the announcement that Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte and Vee Quiva is the Official Hotels & Casinos of the Arizona Cardinals. For 15 years, the Arizona Cardinals have enjoyed a unique relationship with Gila River Hotels & Casinos, through which the two community-minded organizations have collaborated to create exciting promotions for fans, often teaming up to support local charities.
The Cardinals was founded in 1898 and in 1920 became a charter member of the National Football League. The club holds the distinction of being the oldest continuously operated franchise in professional football. Away from the field, the organization’s commitment to the community is a year-round mission, highlighted by the efforts of Cardinals Charities, which was founded in 1990 to improve the quality of life and enhance opportunities for children, women and minorities in Arizona.
“We’re thrilled that our long-standing partnership is official in the eyes of the NFL. Not only are we merging two synergistic brands, we’re creating more opportunities to give back to the community,” says Kenneth Manuel, CEO of Gila River Hotels & Casinos, which operates three locations in Arizona, all owned by the Gila River Indian Community: Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte, and Vee Quiva. The hotels at Wild Horse Pass and Vee Quiva are Four Diamond-accredited.
To celebrate the official announcement, Gila River Hotels & Casinos is offering more than $250,000 in prizes in one of the largest promotions in its 25-year history. The “Check-in with the Cardinals” campaign is part of that, and the rooms will be available all year, not just during football season.
Each chic room features custom Arizona Cardinals designs, from the logo on the wallpaper to the shower curtain and branded room door. The rooms include custom Cardinals red drapes and chairs, along with a signed jersey by Arizona Cardinals player Larry Fitzgerald as well as larger-than-life images of Kyler Murphy and Chandler Jones. Guests are welcomed with vouchers for Four Peaks Red Bird Lager and a special welcome amenity at arrival featuring customized Arizona Cardinals goodies and snacks. Rates for the Arizona Cardinals-themed room vary depending on the season and availability may be limited.—Teaya Vicente