Hotels in Chandler

by Laura Latzko

Chandler, Arizona features a historic downtown area -- listed in the National Registry of Historic Places -- with a winery, art galleries, a performing arts center and locally-owned shops. The city also has spring-training baseball stadiums, a railroad museum, a casino, a Western-style town with a dinner theater, professional-level golf courses, a mall and a Native American art museum. Luxury, budget and resort hotels in Chandler offer outdoor swimming pools and hot tubs, restaurants or small stores with snack foods and necessity items.

Radisson Hotel Phoenix-Chandler

The Radisson Hotel Phoenix-Chandler is within a 10-minute drive of the Rawhide Western Town and Steakhouse and the Firebird International Raceway. A bar with an outdoor seating area with patio tables, an intimate grill restaurant, an outdoor pool area with umbrella tables and a lobby lounge with a fireplace add to the comfortable atmosphere of the luxury hotel. Palm trees surround the year-round outdoor pool and hot tub, and the lobby lounge provides a Nintendo Wii for guest use. A 24-hour market sells ice cream, souvenirs, sundries and frozen dinners. The on-site restaurant serves Southwestern-style food. Guest rooms and suites feature free wireless and high-speed Internet access. Available hotel packages include: breakfast for two at the in-house restaurant, bottles of champagne, chocolates and a dinner voucher for the restaurant; breakfast for two at the on-site restaurant and coupons for the Arizona Mills Mall in Tempe; or breakfast for four at the hotel’s restaurant.

Residence Inn Phoenix Chandler/Fashion Center

The Residence Phoenix Chandler/Fashion Center hotel is less than a mile from the Chandler Fashion Center mall. The hotel features a homey atmosphere, with a small patio with lounge chairs and umbrella tables, and a breakfast area with wooden tables and chairs. The outdoor pool and hot tub area offers loungers and patio furniture. The fitness center provides dumbbells and cardiovascular machines, and the hotel also has a court for playing tennis or basketball. Suites are equipped for extended stays, with full kitchens with full-size refrigerators, stoves and ovens, four-person dining room tables and cooking utensils. Some suites have fireplaces, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms or starter kits with tea and popcorn. A breakfast buffet includes hot items, and the hotel’s weekday reception features complimentary beer and wine. The hotel offers grocery shopping and express dry-cleaning services.

Crowne Plaza Resort San Marcos Golf Resort

The Crowne Plaza Resort San Marcos Golf Resort opened in 1913. The resort is within a 15-minute drive of the Bondurant School of High Performance Driving, the Arizona Railway Museum and Gila River Casinos-Lone Butte Casino. The hotel's ambience is enhanced by a courtyard with a fountain, a walkway lined with columns, and a lobby lounge with leather chairs and sofas centered around a fireplace. This hotel also features an outdoor bar, a lagoon-style outdoor swimming pool and an 18-hole professional-level golf course. A casual-dining restaurant with an outdoor patio offers a Sunday brunch with live jazz music. The hotel also has an on-site Starbucks cafe, and an indoor bar that has been around since 1912. The golf club offers a store, tennis courts and private golf lessons and clinics. Guest rooms and suites have on-demand video games and mini refrigerators; some suites come with separate dressing rooms, dining room tables with four chairs, entertainment centers and desks with leather office chairs.

Holiday Inn Chandler

The Holiday Inn Chandler is within 10 minutes of downtown Chandler’s attractions. An outdoor swimming pool surrounded by palm trees, an intimate lobby lounge with a brown sofa and easy chairs and a restaurant with small tables and long booths bring intimate touches to the hotel. The 24-hour fitness center has weight-lifting equipment, and a Southwestern-style restaurant offers an outdoor dining space and a bar, and provides room service. Guest rooms and suites have microwaves and mini refrigerators; some suites also feature full-size refrigerators, eating utensils, tea makers and hot tubs.

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