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Best Tempe Hotels For Sports Events

Tempe, Arizona is the ideal location to host all types of sports competitions. Whether you’re visiting for IRONMAN Arizona or simply here for a baseball tournament, Tempe offers beautiful weather, perfectly manicured fields, exceptional sports courts and lots of great hotels close to all the action. Check out which Tempe hotel is the best option for your sports team.

Tempe hotels close to freeway access 

Tempe, Arizona is at the center of it all with convenient highway access to AZ-202, AZ-101, US-60, and the I-10, making each Tempe hotel ideal when traveling to sports events and venues in Scottsdale, Phoenix, Mesa, or Chandler. 

Home2 Suites by Hilton Phoenix-Tempe, University Research Park

7200 S. Price Rd., Tempe, AZ 85283 | (480) 897-5200 

The Home2 Suites by Hilton Phoenix-Tempe University Research Park is conveniently located off the AZ-101 Loop. This extended-stay hotel is located within minutes of Chandler, Gilbert and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Home2 Suites is also connected to Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix/Tempe ASU Research Park, which has a restaurant with all-day dining. 

Number of Doubles: 104 

Home2 Suites by Hilton Phoenix-Tempe ASU Research Park studio
Home2 Suites by Hilton Phoenix-Tempe ASU Research Park studio

Best Western Inn of Tempe ASU

670 N. Scottsdale Rd., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 784-2233

The Best Western Inn of Tempe ASU is located just a mile from Arizona State University, Downtown Tempe and Sun Devil Stadium. Located just north of the ASU Tempe Campus off Rural Rd. and the AZ-202 freeway, the Best Western is the ideal location for sports tournaments being played in Tempe, Scottsdale, or Mesa. 

Number of Doubles: 60 

  

Best Western Inn of Tempe
Best Western Inn of Tempe

Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix Tempe

4400 S. Rural Rd., Tempe, AZ 85282 | (480) 897-7444 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix-Tempe is conveniently located at the US-60 and Rural Road in Tempe and offers complimentary airport transportation. This hotel is the only all-suite, full-service property in Tempe and is perfect for athletes and their families. Check out their complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast before any game. 

Number of Doubles: 85 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix Tempe
Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix Tempe

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Phoenix-Tempe University

1520 W. Baseline Rd., Tempe, AZ 85283 |  (480) 831-9800 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Phoenix-Tempe University is located steps from Arizona Mills shopping mall, offering shops, restaurants, and entertainment and is right off the I-10 freeway. All suites have a pullout sofa bed and additional televisions, perfect for athletes bringing families in tow.   

Number of Doubles: 57  

Holiday Inn Express AZ Mills lobby
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Phoenix-Tempe University

DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix Tempe

2100 S. Priest Dr., Tempe, AZ 85282 | (480) 967-1441 

This Frank Lloyd Wright inspired hotel is near the I-10 freeway and is great for sports teams looking for a large number of double rooms. This property is also equipped with a large ballroom and breakout space for team meetings, group dinners, or training sessions. Athletes will also be greeted with warm chocolate chip cookies upon their arrival! 

Number of Doubles: 122 

DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix-Tempe Entrance
DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix Tempe

SpringHill Suites Tempe at Arizona Mills Mall

5211 S. Priest Dr., Tempe, AZ 85283 | (480) 752-7979 

The refreshed and expanded SpringHill Suites Phoenix Tempe/Airport at Arizona Mills Mall is a stylish all-suite hotel designed perfectly for athletes. The studio suites come with luxury bedding, sofa bed, and separate areas for sleeping and relaxing. Before game day, athletes can also enjoy a complimentary full breakfast buffet. 

Number of Doubles: 43 

Marriott SpringHill Suites by Marriott at Arizona Mills Mall (pool)
SpringHill Suites Tempe at Arizona Mills Mall

Hyatt Place Tempe/Phoenix Airport

1413 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (888) 492-8847 

Hyatt Place Tempe offers easy freeway access and is one of the closest hotels to the airport from Tempe. This hotel is perfect for competition at Tempe Beach Park or ASU Tempe Campus and includes shuttle service within a five-mile radius, hot breakfast each morning and a café with everything from coffee to cocktails. 

Number of Doubles: 52 

Hyatt Place Tempe Phoenix Airport
Hyatt Place Tempe/Phoenix Airport

Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel

1600 S. 52nd St., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 967-6600 

Make Sheraton Phoenix Airport your home base for any sports event. This full-service hotel is just minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, convenient freeway access, Downtown Tempe and shopping at Arizona Mills.

Number of Doubles: 96 

Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel Exterior
Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel

Tempe Hotels Located Near Downtown Tempe 

Make the most out of playing sports in Arizona by staying near Downtown Tempe. Downtown Tempe is close to all the action, off and on the field, and lucky for us, it’s close to great accommodations too. Just six miles from Tempe’s sports complexes and surrounded by AZ-202 and US-60 freeways, hotels in Downtown Tempe have lots to offer travelers. Take advantage of nearby attractions, hiking trails, great restaurants and the energetic downtown vibe.  

Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown  

108 E. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-6800

Steps from ASU Tempe Campus lies Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown. Ideally, this property is perfect for athletes that will play on the north side of ASU Tempe Campus or prospective ASU athletes that want to get the real deal ASU experience. Before or after your game, make sure to check out their two onsite restaurants, Alter Ego and Alibi, and their rooftop pool on the 14th floor overlooking the city.  

Number of Doubles: 83 

  

Canopy Hotel Tempe rooftop
Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown

Moxy Phoenix Tempe 

1333 S. Rural Rd., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-3451 

Moxy Phoenix Tempe is a stylish, high-energy property that is perfect for sports programs. MOXY Phoenix Tempe is adjacent to the Arizona State University campus and is a great choice for sports programs that are held at the Sun Devil Fitness Complex. Just 10 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), this is also a great property if you want to be centrally located. 

Number of doubles: 74 

Moxy Tempe Pool
Moxy Phoenix Tempe

Graduate Tempe

225 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 967-9431 

Graduate Tempe is serendipitously situated across the street from Sun Devil Central. Graduate Tempe is another property within walking distance to Sun Devil Fitness Complex and is also near Mill Avenue restaurants, shops and Tempe Town Lake. 

Graduate Tempe guest room
Graduate Tempe

Written Alicia Griffith

Alicia is an ASU Alumna and Tucson native who is unapologetically herself. When she is not sharing her passion for Tempe, she is a devoted dog mom and reality TV enthusiast who has a weakness for charcuterie boards and wine!