Hotels Near the Race Track in Chandler, Arizona

by Jane Ellis

Firebird International Raceway in Chandler, Arizona, has a drag racing strip, an off-road dirt course, a lake for drag boats races and also hosts monster truck shows. The track's annual attendance is approximately 600,000, and its most popular events are the Monster Truck Nationals and National Hot Rod Association Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. The facility is also used for private race car testing sessions and concerts. Hotels near the race track fill up early when popular events are being held at Firebird.

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham

The Hawthorn Suites offers suite accommodations with fully equipped kitchens. Guests enjoy complimentary breakfasts. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the hotel hosts a complimentary manager's social event where it serves appetizers and non-alcoholic drinks; on Wednesday nights, it serves a complimentary light dinner, such as spaghetti and salad. The Firebird International Raceway is only three miles away, and the Hawthorn Suites offers special Firebird room rates on race weekends.

Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino

If you're looking for excitement off the track as well as on, hit the tables and slots at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino on the Gila River Indian Community, less than one mile from Firebird International Raceway. The Wild Horse Pass Hotel's over 240 stylish rooms and suites feature flat screen televisions and complimentary high-speed Internet. On-site dining options include Shula's American Steak House and Ling & Louie's Asian Bar & Grill. As an unexpected bonus, you might catch sight of the wild horses that the casino is named after as they roam the area's desert.

Fairfield Inn Phoenix Chandler

The three-story Fairfield Inn Phoenix Chandler is less than three miles from Firebird International Raceway and offers a complimentary continental breakfast to guests. Although this hotel doesn't have an on-site workout facility, guests have complimentary use of the nearby L.A. Fitness Gym, approximately a mile away. This hotel has free high-speed Internet access in its 65 rooms and suites. All of the rooms offer refrigerators and some have microwave ovens.

Clarion Hotel Phoenix Tech Center

The Clarion Hotel Phoenix Tech Center is located approximately five miles from Firebird International Raceway and runs a shuttle to the track that is available from morning till late evening. The hotel serves complimentary hot breakfasts and a manager's social hour in the evenings that includes free beverages. Its 193 rooms feature microwaves, refrigerators and free high-speed Internet. The Clarion Hotel has a complimentary airport shuttle service.