Graduate Tempe

225 East Apache Blvd., Tempe, AZ 85281 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
4 Star Downtown Hotel in Maricopa County
33.4146-111.93655
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4.0/5

Based on 444 guest reviews

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  • We have an outdoor pool
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 30.0%!
  • Gym is available on property
  • 140 rooms in property
  • Check-out: 12:00pm
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10

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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Local Attractions

Across the street from Arizona State University3 blocks from downtown Tempe2 miles from Phoenix Zoo2 miles from Botanical Gardens2 restaraunts on property1 mile Tempe Market Place1 Mile Movie Theater
4.0 out of 5. Based on 444 guest reviews

Property Description

You'll find us serendipitously situated across the street from Sun Devil central — the famed Arizona State University. We are also located within walking distance to all of the bustling Mill Avenue stops and shops, as well as the Tempe Town Lake action. You can take in “A” Mountain from your campus view room — after all, why not observe perfection from every angle.Here at Graduate Tempe we serve up two delicious dining spots, sure to please day and night. The laid back vibe of Tapacubo, our Mexican street food spot flows with signature leaded and unleaded margaritas perfectly paired with walking tacos and visiting food trucks are sure to satisfy every little hand crafted craving. The pool scene will add just the chill you're in town for!Check in and check out The Normal, where diner-chic meets mom's homemade favorites all under one cozy cool roof. From breakfast-all-day to homespun soups, share-worthy sandwiches, and tasty shakes — we're always up for serving up a little slice of virtue. Enjoy weekend brunch, a tasty business meeting or Founders' Day suds and classics, just let us know when you're coming.So whether you're dropping in for a show, showing off the alma mater or have a to-do here in town, we're here to make it memorable. Our warm, friendly and whip smart staff (#humblebrag) can guide you to and around Tempe's finest — so that you feel like a local, at home again – even if it's your first time here.Our rooms are ready for a night like you've never had before, where little moments of surprise and discovery will meet you down every corridor and around each corner.This is Graduate — get ready to be inspired.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 12:00pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2014
Floors: 7
Rooms: 140
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 140
Handicap Rooms: 6
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1
Meeting Space: 2500 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 2 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11AM-12PM
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Outdoor Pool and hot tub for hotel guests
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 Hour Cancellation Policy
Nightly Parking: $7.0
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 14.07%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 5.50%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%
City Tax: 1.80%
Other Tax: 1.77% (County Tax)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets stay free and receive a Bark Box welcome amenity


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport4.2 miles away and approximately a 15 minute drive. Hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to/from airport from 6:00am - 10:00pm. Taxi's are about $18 to the airport.

Local Shuttle Info: Hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to/from airport and anywhere within 3 miles of the hotel.

Breakfast Information

Breakfast is available at The Normal Restaurant, located on property. The Normal Restaurant serves variety of home cooked meals from many different areas. Meals average $12.

Parking Info

$7.00 a night

Previously known as:
Graduate Hotels, Twin Palms Hotel

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Graduate Tempe

Rate fluctuations of Graduate Tempe

The chart above shows seasonality of prices for both group/meeting prices and the best individual traveler rates our rate checker could find at the time the group offer was submitted. The most competitive group/meeting discount shown is 39.3% in February 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $294 in the month of February 2020. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Graduate Tempe in a month when rates are lower.

FAQs about Graduate Tempe

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Graduate Tempe have?

There are 140 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Graduate Tempe?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Graduate Tempe?

Breakfast is available at The Normal Restaurant, located on property. The Normal Restaurant serves variety of home cooked meals from many different areas. Meals average $12.

What parking is available at Graduate Tempe?

$7.00 a night

Is there a gym at Graduate Tempe?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Graduate Tempe?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Outdoor Pool and hot tub for hotel guests.

Testimonials:

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"We’ve got rooms!!! Love, Love, Love your service; made it so much easier for me. I will certainly be adding your website to my “favorites”!" Tammy P. - Nashville, TN

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