ASU Friends and Family

ASU Friends & Family




Are you planning an Arizona getaway to visit your favorite Arizona State University student?  Centrally located, Chandler has been recently recognized as an All-America City and is a fantastic warm weather destination just minutes from ASU and only 20 minutes from both Phoenix Sky Harbor International and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airports.   Chandler offers a great variety of hotels, award-winning restaurants, lively arts & culture, entertainment venues, golf, and exciting events.  With 330+ days of sunshine, there is plenty of outdoor recreation....ranging from desert hikes, jeep tours, hot air balloon rides, or lounging pool side.  If you are looking for sports - keep in mind that Chandler is close to all the action including NASCAR, Cactus League Spring Training, and all four major professional sports leagues!

The heart of Chandler is found in our Downtown Chandler, which has experienced a dynamic revitalization revealing a vibrant community with over 100 businesses and over 20 award-winning, locally operated eateries including Arizona's largest and most decorated winery and some of Arizona's finest craft beer at the local micro-brewery.  Downtown is also an arts and cultural hub with numerous art galleriesChandler Center for the Arts, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and monthly ArtWalk held the third Friday of each month.

College is an exciting time for you and your family and Chandler's hotels want to make it easy for you to plan your next getaway to visit your beloved ASU student.  Chandler is conveniently located near all the ASU campuses and minutes from two major airports with terrific hotels, exciting retail destinations, lively dining scene, entertainment venues, award-winning golf, recreational activities and 330 days of sunshine.


Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort










Our Desert Diamond in One of the Best Arizona Resorts in Historic Chandler, a southeastern suburb of Phoenix, where you'll be welcomed by Arizona"s first golf course with lush greens, a quaint downtown full of shops,restaurants, and entertainment along with more than 330 days of sunshine each year.  Built in 1912 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the San Marcos Golf Resort has been an integral part of Chandler's history and we hope it will become a memorable part of yours.  The resort includes an 18-hole USGA golf course & driving range, clubhouse, tennis courts, 24-hour health and fitness center, gift shop, outdoor swimming pool, and hot tub.   The resort wouldn't be complete without AJ's Café (casual dining), Mulligan's Restaurant & Lounge (with golf course views) and the 1912 Sports Lounge.  The resort offers room service, valet laundry service, free parking, concierge assistance, a business center, wireless internet access, and complimentary shuttle service within a five-mile radius of the resort; including the Chandler Fashion Center Mall, Chandler Airport and area businesses.     

The 249 room and suite resort includes Sleep Advantage amenities, high speed Internet access, cable TV, CD players, coffeemakers, work desks, voicemail, hairdryers, safes, individual climate control, irons and ironing boards, and private patios or balconies that overlook landscaped courtyards.  Small pets are welcome ($50 non-refundable deposit per pet is required - limit of 2 pets). 


Fairfield Inn & Suites Chandler Fashion Center


Truly unique, the new Fairfield Inn & Suites Phoenix Chandler Fashion Center is a first of its kind for a Chandler AZ hotel. A two-in-one hotel, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Phoenix, shares a state of the art fitness center, resort style swimming pool and meeting rooms with the adjacent Courtyard Chandler Fashion Center. Fairfield Inn & Suites Phoenix Chandler Fashion Center's food outlet is a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, which guests can enjoy each morning. Guests can also relax around a fire-pit in the courtyard or enjoy a sunset swim in our resort style pool. In the heart of the area's expanding corporate district and close to Fashion Square Center, Spring Training Facilities, Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, there are also several golf courses and a casino nearby. Located at the crossroads of 202 and the 101 and near Phoenix Mesa Airport, this Chandler AZ hotel is convenient to the entire metropolitan area.

Please ask about our special rate for Family and Friends of ASU.

Hampton Inn Phoenix Chandler

The Chandler Hampton Inn offers 101 spacious, comfortable rooms, complimentary On the House hot breakfast, outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi, on-site fitness facility, in room coffee maker, hair dryer, iron & ironing board, pay pre-view movies, and TV w/cable, HBO, wireless internet access in all rooms and public areas, free local phone calls.  Hilton Honors.

Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix Chandler Fashion Center

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Come stay with us at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Chandler Fashion Center, where we are far enough away but close enough at only 12.4 miles from ASU.

We offer a young hotel with Standard rooms with One King or Double Queen beds or One King or Double Queen beds Suites (with pull out double size sofa bed)  

Each room will enjoy theses Complimentary features that we offer..........  

  • An abundant complimentary On The HouseTM hot breakfast buffet.
    Complimentary shuttle service with in 5 mile radius for shopping and dining
    Rejuvenate by our pool or relax in our whirlpool.
    A warm and engaging staff ready to help in anyway.

Ask for the ASU Family Rate Plan for ASU parents and family, based on availability. 

Hilton Phoenix Chandler 

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The Hilton Phoenix Chandler hotel, recipient of the 2010 Hilton Conrad Hilton Award of Excellence, is located in Arizona's most innovative and friendly neighborhood. Not only are we surrounded by some of the World's most leading-edge companies, your guests will also have access to some of the Valley's most outstanding retaildining, and entertainment experiences.  We're adjacent to the Chandler Fashion Center Mall and within minutes of over 30 restaurants, bars, and entertainment options.  If that's not enough there's always plenty to enjoy in Downtown Chandler, or by golfing at one of our nearby golf courses. 

Savor the style and convenience of our hotel.  All 197 of our contemporary guest rooms feature the Hilton Serenity BedTM with down-filled duvets.  From our Standard Guests Rooms, to our upgraded and spacious Suites, to our Executive Level Guest Rooms, there's a choice for everyone.  Nourish yourself and relax in our Restaurant, at R Bar, or at our Starbuck's Café.  Our year-round pool, patio, and Hilton Fitness Center by Precor USA® also invite you to recharge whenever you need a change of pace. 

You will enjoy convenient access to Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).  Just minutes from Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa, and Gilbert and 10 minutes from ASU. 

Please inquire about our ASU Visitor's Rate, seasonal rates from are  based on availability.

Holiday Inn Phoenix Chandler at Ocotillo

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Located along the beautiful Ocotillo Golf Course in Chandler, AZ, the Award-Winning Holiday Inn at Ocotillo features unparalleled quality & comfort.  The serene location provides the perfect "get away", while keeping you just minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor & Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airports, Chandler Fashion Center, Price Business Corridor, Restaurants, Golf and other attractive destinations.

The Holiday Inn offers an ASU parent's rate is 20% off the regular rate - ask for rate code ILA1Z 

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chandler Fashion Center

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Located in the East Valley, the new renovated SpringHill Suites Chandler Fashion Center by Marriott places you 11.5 miles from Arizona State University. Our spacious hotel suites across the street from Chandler Fashion Center provide a sleek modern backdrop for your stay with separate space for dining, sleeping and relaxing in a refreshing new color palette.  Keep hunger with our complimentary hot breakfast every morning.

Guest Room Amenities: Facilities & Services 
  • 101 spacious guest suites with 2 Queen or 1 King size beds and pull-out sofa sleeper
  • Kitchenette including mini-fridge, microwave and sink
  • Comfortable sitting area
  • Individual climate control
  • Heated outdoor pool and whirlpool
  • Fitness Center
  • 24 hour Business Center
  • Same day Valet Service
  • Complimentary High-Speed Wireless Internet
  • Guest Laundry Facilities 

The SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chandler Fashion Center's ASU parent's rate is 20% off the regular rate.