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    Graduate Tempe

    225 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281-6757
    (480) 967-9431
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    • Excellent56%
    • Very good28%
    • Average11%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 397 reviews

    Reviewed today

    Southwestern theme to this modern hotel. Friendly staff with nice rooms and amenities.It was wonderful for a short stay. The rooms are very comfortable but smaller than what I would normally like for a longer stay. Rooms come with coffee makers and fridge but no...More

    Thank CaptNevrek
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I had an excellent stay. Staff were friendly without 'fussing'. Rooms were clean and comfortable. You had the option to forgo room cleaning to get a $5 coupon for the bar. Great idea. Beautiful, comfortable outdoor seating with gas fires. Also seating around the pool...More

    Thank Callie B
    Response from GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate TempeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Callie B, We appreciate you taking a moment to share your detailed review with us. From our comfortable and spacious accommodations to the delectable Southwestern offerings at The Normal Diner, it sounds as though your time at Graduate Tempe was nothing short of extraordinary....More

    Reviewed 10 November 2017

    From the airport pick-up to the friendly wave good-bye from hotel staff, The Graduate Tempe was hands down a wonderful experience. The rooms were uniquely decorated to reflect an era of fun and the beds were comfortable. Our room had a small balcony that looked...More

    Thank trish2teach
    Response from GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate TempeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear trish2teach, It was a pleasure reading such a wonderful review. From delectable breakfast offerings that you experienced at The Normal Diner to the exceptional service that you received at Tapacubo, it sounds as though your time with us was nothing short of unforgettable. While...More

    Reviewed 1 November 2017

    My best guess is that they hired the cheapest (presumably college-age) designers to create an "ironic & low cost" hotel chain. The place is filled with Goodwill-collected scrap art and kitsch (like American Flag throw blankets, someone's dead grandmother's paint-by-numbers framed wall art, and furniture...More

    2  Thank Josh G
    Response from GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate TempeResponded 7 November 2017

    Dear Josh G, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We’re thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our comfortable mattresses and pristine accommodations. However, we regret that you were dissatisfied with our décor and the speed of our Wi-Fi. It...More

    Reviewed 21 October 2017

    This is a perfect location for the ASU graduation or any visit to the beautiful campus across the street. Small but clean, comfortable room. Friendly staff, good bar. Good diner for breakfast next door.More

    Thank daetime
    Response from GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate TempeResponded 24 October 2017

    Dear daetime, We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us. From our convenient location near the university’s campus to the savory breakfast offerings of The Normal Diner, it sounds as though you truly enjoyed your time at Graduate Tempe. It was...More

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    catelefono
    21 May 2017|
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    Response from black325 | Reviewed this property |
    I see someone else answered about the fact that you have to pay for parking. It is a small lot and they give you a tag for your car. We even observed an employee checking the cars. This is probably due to the proximity to... More
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    12 March 2015|
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    Not only is our airport shuttle complimentary, we'll take you around town within a three mile distance of the hotel! We also have a beautiful heated pool, fun hot tub and a roof top reception area. We have bikes you can... More
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