Families and Kids

Budget-friendly hotels in Tempe

Love to travel, but have a tight budget? You’ve come to the right place. I’ve traveled for years on a budget, and prefer spending my travel money on the experiences the destination has to offer. Between trying awesome local restaurants to finding fun entertainment, it’s ideal to save some money on where you’re sleeping. This is a great way for families to travel as well to make your money go as far as possible with your kiddos.

We’ve come up with a short list of budget-friendly, comfortable and conveniently located hotels in Tempe.

Once you’ve booked your hotel, it’s time to explore all the fun stuff you can do while visiting Tempe. Need some inspo? Visit our Things To Do in Tempe page for lots of ideas!

Comfort Suites Phoenix Airport

1625 S. 52nd St., Tempe, AZ | (480) 446-9500

Conveniently located located just minutes from the airport and several freeways, the Comfort Suites Phoenix Airport is both budget-friendly, and an easy jumping off point to explore the area. It’s also just a quick drive to nearby Arizona Mills for shopping galore.

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Tempe/Mesa/Phoenix Area

2301 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, AZ 85282 | (480) 633-2744

Hawthorn Suites Tempe is conveniently located off two freeways – Loop 101 and the US 60. For guests looking to book a budget hotel with a fully equipped kitchen – this hotel is for you.

Red Roof PLUS+ Tempe – Phoenix Airport

2135 W. 15th St., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 449-3205

Red Roof PLUS+ Tempe is a 100% smoke-free budget hotel in Tempe, with easy access to I-10 and close to Sky Harbor Airport. Enjoy free WiFi and an outdoor heated swimming pool.

Studio 6 Tempe

4909 S. Wendler Dr., Tempe, AZ 85282 | (602) 414-4470

Located right off the 10 freeway, Studio 6 Tempe is just minutes from Arizona Mills, LEGOLAND Arizona Discovery Center and SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium, as well as countless shops and restaurants.

Super 8 by Wyndham Tempe/ASU/Airport

1020 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 887-4703

Located near ASU and Downtown tempe, this conveniently located hotel is within walking distance to METRO Light Rail and the 101 freeway. There are also several delicious restaurants nearby for every taste and budget.

Traveling by RV?

Apache Palms RV Park

1836 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 966-7399

Apache Palms RV Park provides the facilities and amenities today’s RVers expect. The RV park features a heated pool and spa, full hookups, free WiFi and Cable TV. Conveniently located in the heart of the Valley of the Sun, Apache Palms RV Park will become your family’s RV go-to spot. Metro Light Rail, the area’s latest public transportation option, offers easy access to many cultural, sports and dining venues.

Written Amy Griglak

Originally from California, Amy loves to travel, go for runs, read all kinds of books, enjoy all things Disney, drink caramel macchiatos and explore new places and old favorites with her husband and two kiddos.