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Residence Inn Phoenix Chandler/Fashion Center 3.0

Chandler, Phoenix, Arizona

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Pros

Cons

  • Older property showing wear and tear
  • Some complaints of slow Internet connection
  • Bland decor
  • Some in-room AC units can be noisy
  • No on-site restaurant

Bottom Line

This unremarkable mid-range hotel in Chandler, across the street from two large malls, is bland all-around, from the exterior to the rooms. But families who don't mind sacrificing style may find the clean, spacious room with kitchens convenient, and the freebies (Wi-Fi, breakfast, evening appetizer reception) make this a good value. Rooms at the SpringHill Suites next door are considerably more modern and appealing, but they're not quite as large, and they have kitchenettes rather than full kitchens.

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Mid-range hotel with plain design in a Phoenix suburb

The 102-room Residence Inn is mid-range and mediocre, with decidedly plain design. A tan stucco exterior gives way to a functional lobby and buffet area that could belong to any mid-range chain hotel. The rooms are equally generic; they don’t try to wow you with decor, but strive for practicality. The free amenities are a plus, however, and the location is convenient, with two huge malls across the street. For a more contemporary room, try the Spring Hill Suites next door.

Location

In Chandler, a 30-minute drive from Scottsdale and Phoenix

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The hotel is in Chandler, a suburb east of Phoenix, and lies just off the main arteries of the 101 Freeway and Chandler Blvd. within a landscape of chain stores and two large shopping malls: The Chandler Fashion Square and Chandler Gateway. Both are within easy walking distance, as are a variety of restaurants. No shuttle service is offered.

  • 5-minute walk to Chandler Fashion Square and Chandler Gateway
  • 20-minute drive to Casino Arizona, a popular gambling casino
  • 20-minute drive to Arizona State University in Tempe
  • 30-minute drive to downtown Scottsdale
  • 30-minute drive to the Phoenix Zoo
  • 30-minute drive to Papago Park, a popular hiking area
  • 30-minute drive to Sky Harbor International Airport

Rooms

Big suites with kitchens and flat-screen TVs

The kitchen and dining table are big enough for guests to whip up and serve a full meal, and there is ample space for working and eating at the desk.

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Features

A small heated pool and free self-parking

  • Small heated pool and Jacuzzi with plastic lounge chairs and glass patio tables with umbrellas
  • 24-hour fitness center is a single small room with two treadmills and an elliptical machine (all with individual TVs), as well as free weights.
  • 24-hour business center (a single computer and printer in the lobby)
  • 24-hour front desk staff
  • Free self-parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Safety deposit box big enough for laptops
  • 441 square feet of meeting space
  • The Market shop open 24 hours with snacks and refreshments
  • Tennis courts

Food

Free breakfast buffet and evening reception appetizers; room service is available from an off-site restaurant

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free evening reception with appetizers
  • Room delivery available from The Order Inn for lunch and dinner.
  • Many dining options are available across the street at the two shopping malls.

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Address

200 North Federal Street, Chandler, AZ, 85226, US

Room Types

  • 1 Bedroom Bi-level Loft
  • 1 Bedroom Suite
  • 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Penthouse Suite
  • Studio

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