Beautiful place. Always good for an sunset. Nice hiking area. Chihuly in Phoenix. Quite possibly the best park in the country this place has a zip line this huge thing that we're climbing, grills. They have lots of field space and even this really complicated thing where you need strength because you don't want to fall in the water. It's an awesome place after the cubs game. Egret with it's catch. More Chihuly Perry cool but don't expect to make a whole day out of it. It's close to the zoo also though. Chihuly exhibit Beauty in the dessert. Cactus at the dessert gardens. Prickly Pear cactus bloom. Awesome colors of violet and yellow are complementary. Cactus flowers are the most underrated flowers in the world. Most of us have never actually seen a flowering cactus. The Desert Botanical Garden of Phoenix includes more than 4,000 species and approximately 27,650 individual plants for which scientific records are kept. The stunning display of blooming cacti happens all year round in this location. A random pattern created by cacti. The Desert Botanical Garden of Phoenix includes more than 4,000 species and approximately 27,650 individual plants for which scientific records are kept. The Phoenix Zoo has some awesome animals and exhibits. My friend who works there showed us around the Reptile/Amphibian areas! I've missed working with these species.
More on http://www.ajauntwithjoy.com The new Chicago Cubs Spring Training facility, it's so nice and clean. They even have a food truck section so your stadium food can have some variety. An ultimate place. Glass 'bushes' by Chihuly. A cactus lovers paradise. There's also a great restaurant here with fresh delicious food and drink!
More on http://www.ajauntwithjoy.com ASU games can be killed USC come experance a D1 game . #football The hole-in-the-rock is the most prominent icon in Papago Park and carries evidence that the prehistoric Hohokam Indians settled this area thousands of years ago. The red butte was created 6 to 15 million years ago and naturally formed with a series of openings caused by erosion. The openings and Night bike ride 🚴🏽👊🏽 The stars were out in Phoenix last night!
Close to Tempe, this hike takes ~10 minutes and provides some beautiful views. And for the first time, I got to experience this place at night. It was a perfect way to spend an evening.
#LoveMyTown Ride an endangered (or extinct) animal on the Phoenix Zoo Carousel. A really cool ASU building if you like architecture you will have a field day lots to see really nice campus. Nice view of Papago Park from the top of a small hill . Tempe has boat rentals and paddle boards for a fun day on the water. Saw this old mission in Scottsdale. Sort of reminded me of an old Ansel Adams photo. I was drawn the the big, solid colours. Papago Park features unique landscape, family outdoor recreation, fishing ponds, picnic facilities and nice hiking trails, but it is also home to some popular Phoenix attractions that include the Phoenix Zoo, one of the nations largest, and the Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden Hole in Rock The Sonoran Desert can be desolate or it can be lush. This leans to traditional Desert Sunset in AZ 🌅 Fatty Daddy's #sweetspot Cookie Cup treat is too die for! It consist of ice cream or sorbet or gelato (you pick one or two flavours out of 24 unique flavours), your choice of macaron, and topped with marshmallow toasted right in front of you with a butane torch. Add some sprinkles of your choice and, voila, you got this unique, fun, and wonderful heavenly treat! I got a cookie cup with strawberry guava gelato, mango habanero sorbet (this one has a nice little kick), red velvet macaron, toasted marshmallow, and chocolate sprinkles. Hot shopping next to this #nightlife An exhibition of Chihuly Glass Sculptures throughout the botanical gardens- a must see! A Chihuly masterpiece still erected infront of desert botanical garden. Nice community fishing spot at Papago Park The Central Park of Phoenix Very quick and easy climb up the back of this formation to get that famous Hole-in-the-Rock photograph over Phoenix.
More on http://www.ajauntwithjoy.com This Botanical garden has 1000's of desert species Walking around the garden Papago Park covers 1,200 acres of park recreation and extends to the cities of Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale, AZ. Chihuly glass sculptures in the shape of cacti blending next to desert plants. The Desert Botanical Garden of Phoenix includes more than 4,000 species and approximately 27,650 individual plants for which scientific records are kept. Ride a shark at the endangered species carousel at the Phoenix Zoo Blue Fiddleheads- oh my! You hungry at 3 am? We were so we went for some pretty good pizza. It's $3 dollars a slice. New York thin crust. Happy New Year 2016 🎉🎉🎉 View from gordon biersch 2nd floor #desertflowers Exploring the park Excellent place to explore desert plants Awe this amazing cactus! I don't know the exact name of this cactus but quite unique, a cactus with a crown. Fatty Daddy's #sweetspot Cookie Cup treat is too die for! It consist of ice cream or sorbet or gelato (you pick one or two flavours out of 24 unique flavours), your choice of macaron, and topped with marshmallow toasted right in front of you with a butane torch. Add some sprinkles of your choice and, voila, you got this unique, fun, and wonderful heavenly treat! I got a cookie cup with strawberry guava gelato, mango habanero sorbet (this one has a nice little kick), red velvet macaron, toasted marshmallow, and chocolate sprinkles. Get up close and personal with Squirrel Monkeys at the Phoenix Zoo. Devoured it easily! Tacos salad.
#restaurant Great beer and solid food. Get the nachos! My favorite location within the Desert Botanical Garden.
More on http://www.ajauntwithjoy.com Cacti Super short (5-10minutes) walk/hike. Your destination is literally a Spotted a desert squirrel next to a barrel cactus. The Desert Botanical Garden of Phoenix includes more than 4,000 species and approximately 27,650 individual plants for which scientific records are kept. Other than living plants, discover small living animals roaming around the garden. Both plants and animals create a striking visual treat. Cactus flowers are the most underrated flowers in the world. Most of us have never actually seen a flowering cactus. The Desert Botanical Garden of Phoenix includes more than 4,000 species and approximately 27,650 individual plants for which scientific records are kept. The stunning display of blooming cacti happens all year round in this location. Surrounded by desert nature, Gertrude's #sweetspot is a perfect setting to splurge and get something sweet, and Donuts+Sauces dessert is absolutely a must try. It is made of ricotta donut holes dusted with cinnamon and raw sugar, and served with three decadent sauces: smoked hot fudge, prickly pear jelly, and salted caramel all made in-house. The sauces have just the right amount of sweetness to go with the sugary donut holes. Would've never seen this were traffic not near a complete stop on the fly-over. Savannah exhibit at Phoenix Zoo. This cactus is called, somewhat appropriately, The beautiful Arizona sunset from my office - great place to live Born in 1941 in Tacoma, Washington, Dale Chihuly was introduced to glass while studying interior design at the University of Washington. After graduating in 1965, Chihuly enrolled in the first glass program in the country, at the University of Wisconsin. He continued his studies at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), where he later established the glass program and taught for more than a decade. On a Fulbright he went to work in Venice where he observed a team approach to glass blowing which he employs today. #roadtrip Very cool place! #animals For those of you who love botanical gardens, definitely check out on your next visit to a Phoenix. The garden has five main trails and not strenuous to walk the entire garden. The zoo is right next door as well to complete the day. #FoodieFinds
Some of the best beer in the Valley of the Sun, and the food is pretty darn good as well! Wow great beer, food & service, great music. Worth checking out. A beautiful sunset with my beautiful family. This was an interesting place to visit in Phoenix. Lots of cactus to be seen. This type of cactus is so pretty to look at and don't need full sun. It can grow as household plant. I love the patterns it create especially when they are next to each other. Cactus flowers are the most underrated flowers in the world. Most of us have never actually seen a flowering cactus. The Desert Botanical Garden of Phoenix includes more than 4,000 species and approximately 27,650 individual plants for which scientific records are kept. The stunning display of blooming cacti happens all year round in this location. Hunt's Tomb is where seven-time Arizona governor George Hunt and family are enshrined c1931. #animals . I enjoy this botanical garden a lot, especially in the months of March-May when desert plants start to bloom and, bees and butterflies are all over the place. The place is open year round, divided into different sections, and exciting trails to explore. Cactus flowers are the most underrated flowers in the world. Most of us have never actually seen a flowering cactus. The Desert Botanical Garden of Phoenix includes more than 4,000 species and approximately 27,650 individual plants for which scientific records are kept. The stunning display of blooming cacti happens all year round in this location. Chihuly arrangement at the Desert Botanical Garden - one of several spread throughout the gardens.
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Get an overview of this hotelSuburban hotel with free breakfast and indoor pool

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Swimming pool

Location

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tempe Town Lake and Sun Devil Stadium. Arizona State University and Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with an indoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a fitness center and a coffee shop/café. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a spa tub, a 24-hour business center, and a conference center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 103 rooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include refrigerators and coffee makers. Guests will also find free WiFi, free wired Internet, and cable TV.

Languages Spoken

Best Western Inn of Tempe

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool and a children's pool, Best Western Inn of Tempe provides a spa tub and a fitness center. The hotel offers a coffee shop/café. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 2000 square feet (186 square meters) include a conference center. This business-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Best Western Inn of Tempe is a smoke-free property.

  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 186 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • ATM/banking 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2000 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 103 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Desk 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 19

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available from 6 AM to 11 PM. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 15.00 per pet, per day (maximum USD 100.00 per stay)
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room (up to 65 lb)
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 75.00 per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 5.00 per person
  • Extended parking fee: USD 5.99 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 15.00 per pet, per day (maximum USD 100.00 per stay)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Best Western Inn Tempe
  • Best Western Tempe
  • Best Western Plus Tempe By The Mall Hotel Tempe
  • Tempe Best Western
  • Best Western Inn Of Tempe Hotel Tempe
  • Best Western Hotel Tempe

We should mention

Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


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