By Teresa Bitler
Whether you’re traveling for business or enjoying a family getaway, the hotels surrounding Chandler Fashion Center—with its popular restaurants, 180-plus stores and 20-screen movie theater—make an ideal base for your stay.
CAMBRiA Hotel Phoenix Chandler – Fashion Center
Modern and sleek, this multi-story hotel caters to business travelers working at nearby technology companies with dedicated workspaces in every room, ergonomic desk chairs and a meeting space that can accommodate nearly 140 people. Other amenities include a fitness center, outdoor pool and onsite convenience store.
When you don’t feel like walking to a restaurant at Chandler Fashion Center, take advantage of Social Circle, the property’s restaurant and bar. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it serves traditional entrées like flat iron steak and Caesar salad as well as Arizona craft beer, domestic beer and wines by the glass or bottle.
Map: 3165 E. Frye Road
Element Chandler Fashion Center
The four-story Element Chandler Fashion Center features 107 rooms with fully-equipped kitchens, reverse osmosis water, and ample outlets. In addition to a full-service business center and meeting space for up to 30, the smoke-free hotel boasts a 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool and an evening social four nights per week showcasing local beers and wines.
Perhaps one of its best perks, though, is the complimentary breakfast buffet with hot and cold options including eggs cooked to order, a Chobani yogurt bar and cereal. Enjoy breakfast in a bright, open dining space; then, borrow one of the hotel’s bikes to explore the area.
Map: 44 S. Chandler Village Drive
Hyatt Place Phoenix/Chandler Fashion Center
Boasting 129 suite-like rooms, this stylish, pet-friendly hotel offers guests state-of-the-art, in-room workspaces, 42-inch HDTVs, granite counters in the bathroom, and rooms with patios or balconies. Many rooms also feature walk-in showers and sleeper sofas. Work out with free weights, stationary bikes and treadmills in the fitness center, or swim in the property pool.
Hungry? The property offers 24/7 dining options. World of Hyatt members can start their day with a complimentary breakfast featuring cage-free eggs, steel-cut oatmeal, bacon and sausage. You can also grab something to go from The Market or relax with regionally-inspired food and adult beverages at The Bar later in the day.
Map: 3535 W. Chandler Blvd.
TownePlace Suites Phoenix/Chandler Fashion Center
With rooms that are 25 percent larger than traditional hotel rooms, TownePlace Suites Phoenix/Chandler Fashion Center feels more like apartment living than a hotel. Each of the 109 rooms have separate living and sleeping areas, and fully-equipped kitchens with refrigerator, oven, microwave, stove, toaster and dishwasher, allowing you to prepare meals in your room.
Other amenities include a fitness center, outdoor pool, outdoor firepit, lounge areas, outdoor dining spaces and barbecue grills. In the morning, enjoy a free continental or buffet breakfast, and in the evening, mingle with other hotel guests at the complimentary social hour held every night.
Map: 3635 W Chandler Blvd.
Residence Inn Phoenix/Chandler Fashion Center
This newly-renovated, extended-stay hotel boasts all-suite accommodations with full-sized kitchens, dedicated workspaces and an apartment-like layout separating the living area from either one or two bedrooms. Sample the complimentary free breakfast during your stay, barbecue by the pool, or socialize at The Mix every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday night.
You can also exercise with free weights and cardio equipment at the property’s fitness center, play tennis or basketball on the sports court, or swim in the outdoor pool. Residence Inn also has a Jacuzzi and a fire pit with lounge seating when you just want to relax.
Map: 200 N. Federal St.
SpringHill Suites Phoenix/Chandler Fashion Center
Also recently updated with a color palette of red, brown and white, the rooms at SpringHill Suites Phoenix/Chandler Fashion Center have separate spaces for sleeping and working, plus an in-room kitchenette. Extended stay guests will appreciate the large closets in the sleeping area as well as the onsite convenience store for necessities.
The property also has a fitness center with free weights, treadmills and an elliptical. In the morning, the complimentary breakfast buffet not only has plenty of traditional options like make-your-own waffles, but also build-your-own breakfast bowls with eggs, meat and fixings and vegan offerings.
Map: 225 N. Metro Blvd.
Hilton Phoenix Chandler
Just minutes from Chandler Fashion Center where the Loop 101 meets Loop 202, the Hilton Phoenix Chandler meets the needs of business and pleasure travelers alike. All have access to the 24-hour fitness center, heated outdoor pool and hotel shuttle. Those staying in executive rooms gain access to the Executive Lounge, which is stocked with complimentary drinks and munchies.
At mealtime, the onsite restaurant Taste serves classic and healthy fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while Café 2929 sells light snacks, Starbucks specialty drinks and tea. In the evening, sip local beers and craft cocktails at Toast at R Bar.
Map: 2929 W. Frye Road