Located a 3-minute drive from the nearest Highway 60 on-ramp and an 11-minute drive from Tempe's city centre, the Embassy Suites Hotel Phoenix-Tempe is suitable for business or leisure travellers who prefer a well-priced, all-suite hotel with a free breakfast, a free airport shuttle and easy highway access.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned suites is equipped with cable TV, a separate bedroom, a living room with a sofabed, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a desk, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. The hotel is wheelchair accessible, and in-room Wi-Fi is an additional $6.95 per night.
The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, fitness facilities, meeting/banquet space, a business centre, a gift shop, guest laundry, a free breakfast and free parking. Dry Heat Lounge and Garcia's Mexican Restaurant are located on site and both serve lunch and dinner daily.
A free airport and area shuttle are offered (please contact the hotel for details), as is a complimentary evening reception. Pets are not permitted.
Downtown Phoenix can be found about 18 minutes away by car, while College Park Shopping Center is a 6-minute walk away. Sun Devil Stadium is roughly an 11-minute drive from the hotel and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (OBK) is a 15-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi $6.95, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: September 29, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, staff, value and breakfast.
Numerous guests praised the hotel's accommodations. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, spacious, well maintained and well equipped, with comfortable beds and linens, good air conditioning and good water pressure.
The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by reviewers. They were characterized as friendly, efficient, attentive and helpful with directions.
Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's value, and described the rates as reasonable, excellent and great. One guest remarked, "This is an amazing hotel for its price range".
The hotel's breakfast was enjoyed by several patrons. They described it as excellent, delicious and super, with a wide variety of hot and cold options.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about noise transfer.
Some guests had complaints about noise transfer during their stay. They reported highway noise, as well as noise from guests in the pool area and adjacent rooms. Noisy in-room air-conditioning units were also mentioned by a couple lodgers.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 with a 91% recommendation rate from 221 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.4 out of 5 from 182 reviews
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #9 of 47 Tempe hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 160 reviews.
The author called the hotel on September 29, 2013 to verify some information.