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BEST WESTERN PLUS Tempe by the Mall

3 stars
5300 S Priest Drive, Tempe, AZ 85283-1049
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
107 reviews
Just right

The hotel was fine for our needs and close to our destination. The breakfast was well done and... See full review

  • tomarzz
  • Jan 14, 2014
Excellent Stay

It was great. The room was very clean at all times, the staff was extremely helpful, and the... See full review

  • AG YI in AZ
  • Oct 15, 2013
Free breakfast, pool and Wi-Fi across from shopping and IMAX movies
Across from Arizona Mills mall, Best Western Tempe by the Mall is surrounded by restaurants and shopping. Its central location for business or pleasure in the Phoenix metro area makes it a terrific value when combined with warm Southwest decor and award-winning service. Mornings start with eggs, sausage and waffles on the free breakfast buffet. Then head out to shop, swim in the courtyard pool, or hop on the nearby I-10 to explore the area. Just eight miles from the Phoenix airport, Best Western Tempe by the Mall offers a free 24-hour shuttle.
Highlights
  • Free hot deluxe breakfast buffet
  • Free 24-hour airport shuttle
  • Outdoor heated pool and hot tub
  • Fitness center
  • Pet-friendly rooms and an outdoor dog walking area
Rooms
The warm, sandy colors of the Sonoran desert soften the rooms at Best Western Tempe by the Mall, prepping guests for a night of quiet relaxation. Stay connected with wireless Internet access, or channel surf through cable television with premium channels. All rooms include Best Western-style conveniences such as a microwave, refrigerator, hair-dryer and an iron and ironing board. If a pet is coming along, request pet-friendly accommodations in advance.
Features
After a shopping spree at Arizona Mills, guests are ready to visit the pool, hot tub and fitness center at Best Western Tempe by the Mall. The hotel is proud to be both pet-friendly and biker-friendly, with a dog walking area and designated motorcycle parking spaces. Recent awards include Best of the Best in 2009, Best Western Hotel Director's Award for Outstanding Service and Excellence and multiple accolades for both customer care and housekeeping. The hotel combines friendly smiles with a prime location close to major sporting events (including the Fiesta Bowl and the Insight Bowl), biking and boating at Tempe Town Lake and the Arizona State University campus.
Transportation
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (8.2 mi/13.2 km)
  • Scottsdale Municipal Airport (24.3 mi/39.1 km)
  • Free 24-hour airport shuttle
Attractions
  • Arizona Mills Mall (Across the street)
  • Sea Life Aquarium (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • Tempe Town Lake Recreation Area (4.8 mi/7.7 km)
  • Arizona State University Sun Devil Stadium (5.3 mi/8.5 km)
  • Phoenix Zoo (5.9 mi/9.5 km)
  • Desert Botanical Garden (6.2 mi/10 km)
  • Arizona Science Center (9.9 mi/15.9 km)
  • Fashion Square mall (12 mi/19.3 km)
  • Scottsdale Stadium (14 mi/22.5 km)
Business

  • Lobby business center with computers
  • Free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Tempe by the Mall Rooms

1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NSMK,BUSNSS PLUS,HI SPEED NET,MICR REFRG,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,HI SPEED,MICFRG,COFMKR,HAIR,IRN/BRD,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NOSMK,POOLSIDE,MICRO FRIDGE,HI SPEED NET,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,BATHTUB,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,ROLL IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,ROLL IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,PETFRD,HISPD,MICRFG,COFMKR,IRN,HAIR,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NSMK,PETFRD,HISPD,MICRFG,COFMKR,IRN,HAIR,FULL BREAKFAST

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Heated pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Heated pool
Exercise gym
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Laundry service
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
Multilingual
In-Room Safe
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Outdoor parking
RV or truck parking
Truck parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Phone with speaker
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Bathroom telephone
Electronic door locks
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Wells Fargo Arena: 3.8 mi
  • Sun Devil Stadium: 3.8 mi

Dining

Aunt Chilades
1.25 mile(s) from Aunt Chilades, bar/lounge, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, voted number two Mexican restaurant in Phoenix by New Times. Known for their famous margaritas and much more.
Joe's Crabshack
0.12 mile(s) from Joe's Crabshack, bar/lounge, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
Olive Garden
1.92 mile(s) from Olive Garden, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
Claim Jumper
0.12 mile(s) from Claim Jumper, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, set in the Theme of the Old West, offers hamburgers, steaks, seafood, salads, soups and much more. Full service bar with happy hour
Red Robin
1.92 mile(s) from Red Robin, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
Rustlers Rooste
1.25 mile(s) from Rustlers Rooste, bar/lounge, steak house, open for: dinner, set on a mountaintop overlooking the valley, this authentic western steakhouse offers a fun, Old West atmosphere complete with Horny the Bull a live steer who resides outside
Rain Forest Cafe
0.12 mile(s) from Rain Forest Cafe, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (107)

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN PLUS Tempe by the Mall

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
107 out of 107
Amenities:
3.9
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.1
Value:
4.1

91% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
northern AZ
May 6, 2011

"Unbeatable location for the price"

All The hotel staff was very nice and make your stay very efficient and wonderful!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

claim jumper

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
base4ball fanatic
Business
las vegas
Mar 27, 2011

Great vacation location for spring train

The motel employees were very hopitable and friendly. The rooms were kept very clean.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

we would reccoment the tempe fashion mall, It had a very good variety of restaurants.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Mar 24, 2011

Spring Training

We came out for Spring Training. This hotel is conveniently located to many of the ballparks. It has a nice pool area to cool off after the game. The only problem is the breakfast area is small for the amount of people who stay there. We had to take our breakfast with us and eat in our room two out of three days.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Visit the Arizona Mills Mall, great shopping, food, and movies too.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Tustin, CA
Mar 23, 2011

Great value!

Great location for "spring training" baseball. Excellent rate (if you book early). Includes buffet breakfast. Close to Arizona Mills Outlet Mall. Great little restaurant on outside of mall called 5 & Diner. 50's design with a juke box selector at each table. Comfortable room with fridge & microwave. Friendly hotel staff. Many baseball fans stay here during "spring training".

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Try the 5 & Diner.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Spring training travelers
Business
milwaukee,Wisconsin
Mar 22, 2011

Great Place

Came down for spring training with some friends for the first time and the hotel was awesome. Close to everything, people were wonderful, comfortable beds and pillows, GREAT Breakfast, excellent service. Will stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
red riding hood
Business
Roseville, CA
Feb 27, 2011

making our way to grandmas house

visited 93 yr old grandmother who is in a assisted living facility. great service and comfortable room. I think everything was great. would have liked a separate room for kid but otherwise was terrific. really enjoyed the breakfast.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Seaford, DE
Jan 29, 2011

Fair Value

I was pleased with the facility and the service provided.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

John Henrys offered very good food at a fair price

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Tempe by the Mall

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
cjean033
Business
Rochester, MN
Jan 19, 2011

Phoenix

We had breakfast a couple of the days. The food was good and there was a decent variety available. The thermostat in the room seemed to have 2 settings...cold or hot.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
montgomery, al.
Jan 13, 2011

very uninformed about area and transport

went to bcs national championship game

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
1
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Eugene, OR
Jan 13, 2011

BCS Hotel

The Hotel met all of our needs and was a quiet refuge from the BCS activites!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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