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Nonprofit & Religious Conferences.

  • Flexible Meeting Spaces

  • Peaceful Grounds

  • Comfortable Guest Rooms

  • Delicious Meals

​The Franciscan Renewal Center ("the Casa") in Scottsdale, Arizona offers non-profit and religious organizations an exclusively serene gathering place for meetings, conferences, and special events.


In addition to our rigorous safety protocols regarding disinfection of our campus, which includes guest rooms and all public areas, especially high-touch points, we continue to follow CDC guidelines. 

Campus & Area Attractions.

Make the Most of Your Stay

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Our grounds and highly desirable location in the heart of Paradise Valley mean guests at the Casa are comfortably in the saddle between the best of Scottsdale and Phoenix. Mountain views, desert air, warm sunshine make any experience – on or off campus – a memorable one.

On Campus:

  • Complimentary Wi-fi

  • Pool, Spa, and Outdoor BBQ

  • Desert Walk

  • Labyrinth

  • Ramadas

  • Healing Garden

  • Gift and Book Shop

  • Blessed Sacrament Chapel

  • Meditation Chapel

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine

  • Church

Nearby Attractions within 10-minute drive from our grounds:

  • Hiking at Camelback Mountain

  • Hiking Piestewa Peak 

  • McCormick Ranch Golf Club 

  • Old Town Scottsdale Entertainment District 

  • Scottsdale Fashion Square 

  • Biltmore Fashion Park 

  • Old Town Art Walk 

  • Scottsdale Stadium – Spring Training (San Francisco Giants) 

  • Talking Stick Fields – Spring Training (Arizona Diamondbacks) 

  • For more regional attractions and events, visit the Scottsdale Convention & Visitor Bureau website.

Meeting Rooms.

Tranquility for Focus

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The Franciscan Renewal Center offers over 20,000 square feet of flexible, technologically supported meeting and conference rooms, with beautiful outdoor areas for a wide variety of non-profit groups. Our 25 meeting rooms can accommodate gatherings ranging in size from 6 to 440 people. Our meeting spaces are equipped with high-speed internet, free Wi-fi, A/V equipment, and more. Our staff stands ready to accommodate the needs of every guest.

With many meeting and conference rooms to choose from, let us help you choose the proper space and configuration to accommodate your group.

We are open to non-profit organizations of all faiths, governmental entities and educational or humanitarian programs whose goals and objectives harmonize with ours. Whether your event lasts only one day or a full week, we will help make your meeting or conference a success.

  • 25 meeting rooms (6 - 440 people)

  • High-speed internet

  • Free Wi-fi

  • A/V equipment

Guest Rooms.

Peacefulness for Rest

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The Franciscan Renewal Center offers beautifully appointed guest rooms designed without phones or TVs in order to maximize time for quiet, peaceful reflection and renewal.

  • 66 double-occupancy rooms 

  • 8 single-occupancy rooms

  • ADA accessible rooms

  • 4 semi-handicap accessible rooms (double occupancy)

  • First floor or second floor

  • Pool, palm court or mountain views

  • Private bathrooms

  • Linens and towels provided

  • Individually controlled A/C or heat

  • Hair dryer or iron available upon request

  • Ample and convenient parking

  • Check-in at 4:00 pm / Check-out at 10:00 am (special accommodations available)​

  • Rooms for guests with special needs vary by request and availability

Getting Here.

Just 20 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, the Franciscan Renewal Center is a world away from the frenzy of the city – providing abundant opportunities for clarity, focus, and solitude on our 25 pristine acres.  Distractions are minimized so every non-profit group can focus and maximize their meeting or conference success.

Meetings Request Form

Take a Tour of the Campus.

If you haven’t experienced our Franciscan hospitality and would like a tour, please fill out the inquiry form below, or contact Indra. Your group will be glad you did!

Indra Tilgass-Rodney

Director of Meetings &  Conferences





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