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Residence Inn Tempe Downtown/University

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I had an excellent stay at the Residence Inn. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. I had left my medications there after checking out. I called after discovering this. When I returned (2 days later) it was brought to me when I checked in. We had 2 queen beds. The kitchen area is pretty nice. I...

Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our three week vacation we stayed at several different hotels. This location was by far the best of all of our stays. This hotel is newly remodeled. The rooms are fresh and even smell nice. I really want to find out about their air fresher system! The room was huge. It was only a studio, but had plenty of...

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Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am always on the lookout for a Marriott property convenient to Sky Harbor. We previously had a nice stay at the AC Tempe (now that their often reported air conditioning problem has been fixed, I will try again) but my wife and I were traveling with our cat so we needed a "pet friendly" hotel. The Residence Inns (RI)...

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Delmar, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not coming back - not good customer service Flew out here from NYC to drop our son off at ASU - reserved a 1BR King with a Balcony - I guess it wasn't available so I got a 1BR Queen - no one said anything till I got to the room - I call down and ask if there is...

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Nick S, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn Tempe Downtown/University, responded to this review

I wanted to personally apologize for your experience, and I wanted to thank you for sharing your experience and your comments. While we were sold-out, we did not handle the situation well at all. I can promise you that this is not the customer service that we are known for, and I will personally follow-up with the appropriate departments. I...

Lynden, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was here for a short two night visit in early December. The hotel is located right in the middle of the downtown/university area (go figure, it's in the name) and has tons of great restaurants within walking distance. We were picked up and dropped off at the airport by the free shuttle, which is a very nice touch. The...

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Novi, Michigan
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Great room, big, quiet, comfortable bed, full kitchen. Steps from ASU campus and Mill Ave shopping/restaurants. Convenient car rental on site. Nice breakfast. Friendly and helpful staff. Very close to the airport and they offer a free shuttle.

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Glenn Dale, Maryland
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

This hotel never fails to provide great service. Located in the heart of Tempe, Residence Inn is a gem. Hotel shuttle offers round trips to the airport and short distances in the surrounding area. Great staff that is always professional and ready to answer the call of the client. I've said it before and I'll say it again, best place...

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Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Short distance off Mill where all the restaurants and bars are located, turn right down 5th Ave if coming north on Mill from I-10 direction, $10 to park. Complimentary beer the night I was there, room was nice and floor was quiet. Fire pit and pool on the roof, a very good option if staying in downtown Tempe. First stay...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed November 4, 2016

This is your typical Residence Inn by Marriott. Great staff, the rooms are like many other Residence Inns that you will stay at. The location for this hotel is what puts it over the top. The hotel is located across the street from Sun Devil Stadium in the middle of Arizona State University's campus. There are pluses and minuses to...

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PHXTD, Manager at Residence Inn Tempe Downtown/University, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience during your recent stay with us Steve. The location of our hotel is definitely a plus for all of our guests. Hopefully we are your hotel choice during your next venture to Tempe!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed November 3, 2016

My favorite hotel when visiting Mill Avenue. Its new, its clean and the rooms are fantastic. Staff was excellent. The property is literally a block off of Mill Ave where there are countless bars, restaurants etc, but the sound doesn't make it to the Hotel which is great. Had the two bedroom with the balcony, not inexpensive but very reasonable...

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PHXTD, Manager at Residence Inn Tempe Downtown/University, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful words about the hotel goodgoodtimes! We hope to have you back to the hotel during your next travels to Tempe.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the perfect balance of comfort and convenience at Residence Inn Downtown Tempe/University. As one of the top hotels in Tempe, AZ, we offer easy access to Arizona State University, Mill Avenue District and Tempe Town Lake. Back at the hotel, enjoy large suites with separate spaces for sleeping, living and working, plus fully equipped kitchens for a home-away-from-home feel. Sleep peacefully at night in luxurious bedding, and wake to a free breakfast each morning in the lobby. Our fitness center lets you stay fit even while on the go, and our outdoor, rooftop pool provides lovely views of the desert landscape. Don't worry about missing your flight with our free shuttle service to PHX Airport. Relax in the evening with premium movie channels, or mingle with guests at The Residence Inn Mix, offering cocktails and snacks. Whether traveling on business or leisure, you'll always stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi throughout our hotel. Book your stay today and start planning your adventures! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn Tempe Downtown/University

Address: 510 S Forest Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-6490
Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Tempe
Price Range: $167 - $398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Tempe Downtown/University 3*
Number of rooms: 173
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“I liked the 11th floor. We were there during winter break so it was not busy, but we had no noise from either the gym or the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles JCFCPA, 1 week ago | Read review
“2 Bedroom/2 Bath with balcony was awesome”
 of 5 bubbles goodgoodtimes, Nov 3, 2016 | Read review
“Just tell the front desk staff what you need. If they have it, they will accommodate.”
 of 5 bubbles Nodogsoffleash, Aug 24, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a higher room for a better view and closer to the roof top pool.”
 of 5 bubbles KailuaGal, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“Two bedrooms with two baths are spacious and beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles YNOL, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
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