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Graduate Tempe

225 East Apache Boulevard, Tempe, AZ 85281

+1 480 967 9431

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based on 476 reviews


Value for money

Graduate Tempe is situated in Tempe and is close to nearby sightseeing spots, including Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University and Arizona State University Art Museum. It also provides an outdoor pool, a sun deck and free Wi-Fi. The hotel has been recently refurbished and offers a 24-hour reception, an airport shuttle and valet parking. Those staying at the property can work out at the fitness center, or rent a bicycle and explore the surroundings. Graduate Tempe features 140 chic air conditioned rooms. Each comes with a flat-screen TV with cable / satellite channels, as well as a private bathroom. The hotel features an on-site restaurant, serving Mexican cuisine. Alternatively, there are a selection of cafés and restaurants within a short walk. Graduate Tempe is surrounded by the area's well-known sightseeing attractions, including Mill Avenue District, which is within walking distance. Sun Devil Stadium is a quick car ride away.

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  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • ATM on-site
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk


  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Telephone
  • Newspapers
  • City view
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Cycling
  • Bowling


  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Picnic area
  • Garden

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Long-term parking (surcharge)
  • Parking (surcharge)

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Smartphone dock


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Children's television networks


  • Fitness center
  • Squash


  • Outdoor pool
  • Plunge pool

Places of interest near Graduate Tempe

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225 East Apache Boulevard, Tempe, AZ 85281


Arizona State University0.7 mi
Tempe Beach Park1.2 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Normal restaurant0.0 mi
Bombay Spice 0040.4 mi
Osaka Grill0.5 mi
Aria0.5 mi

Traveler Reviews

GreatBased on 476 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Very clean, friendly staff, decorated perfectly." (in 52 reviews)
  • "Great location, helpful staff" (in 41 reviews)
  • This hotel had great amenities. (in 28 reviews)
Cons -
  • Worst hotel we’ve been to. (in 22 reviews)
  • Parking lot was poorly lit. (in 13 reviews)
  • Bar only open until 9:00 PM (in 6 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $68/night difference in the average price of 4 star hotels in Tempe ($179/night) and the average nightly rate at Graduate Tempe ($111/night).

  • Graduate Tempe is 3.8 mi away from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. You can typically expect your drive time from Graduate Tempe to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to be 11min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Graduate Tempe offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $25/day for a base model rental. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Graduate Tempe. The nearest airport to the hotel is Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl.

  • Feel free to bring your dog with you while staying at Graduate Tempe.

  • There is a restaurant at Graduate Tempe that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +1 480 967 9431 for kitchen hours.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Tempe specifically look for hotels with a pool. Graduate Tempe may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • Getting to Tempe city center should be easy enough, as it is just 0.5 mi away from Graduate Tempe. In Tempe city center you will find ASU Stadium, along with many other popular sights and things to do.

  • You can reach the main line at +1 480 967 9431.

  • Yes, Graduate Tempe has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Graduate Tempe has a fitness center available for guests who would like to use it throughout their stay.

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