Where to stay around Tempe?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,334 holiday lettings near Tempe. From 1,338 houses to 1,177 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tempe is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Tempe?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tempe:

  • The Lakes: 23 holiday homes
  • South Tempe: 119 holiday homes
  • Alegre Community: 22 holiday homes
  • Jen Tilly Terrace: 17 holiday homes
  • Kiwanis Park: 19 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tempe?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Tempe. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park: 5,488 holiday lettings
  • Diablo Stadium: 5,182 holiday lettings
  • Tempe History Museum: 5,178 holiday lettings
  • Tempe Center for the Arts: 5,422 holiday lettings
  • Sea Life Aquarium: 4,968 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Tempe listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Tempe?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,338 houses in Tempe. Our other popular types of Tempe holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 1,177 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 274 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 45 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tempe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,578 holiday homes with pool available in Tempe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Tempe, Arizona your home away from home

    Tempe is a sizeable city to the east of Phoenix and home to the Tempe University campus. It is well located for a holiday base to explore Arizona.

    Things to Do in Tempe, AZ

    There is always plenty to see and do around Tempe holiday homes. The Town Lake is the centre for many activities including strolling around the lake. Tennis courts are available at the Kiwanis Park. Visit the museums at the Arizona State University, explore the eclectic Mill Avenue District or have fun in the beautiful Papago Park which is popular for hiking. Shopping is a popular pastime in Tempe to escape the fiercest noonday heat and there are many premier shopping malls to visit such as the Tempe Marketplace, Arizona Mills and the Swedish superstore Ikea for home furnishings. For cultural attractions, Tempe is not short of theatres, from the ASU Gammage which produces Broadway productions to the Tempe Centre for the Arts.

    Places to Visit Around Tempe, AZ

    The Sonoran Desert is an excellent destination to explore from your Tempe holiday rental. Several Regional Parks and Preserves are also within easy reach including the Sonoran Desert National Monument. The pine forests of the Mongollan Rim are within easy driving distance for hiking in the forests and picnicking. Take a trip to the Grand Canyon by plane or car, about 236 miles north of Tempe holiday homes to see this amazing natural wonder with its mesas and strangely shaped hoodoos. The Hoover Dam and Lake Mead are equally impressive to visit. The Red Rocks of Sedona are similarly breathtaking to the south. The abandoned mining settlement of Jerome now has quaint shops and a historic air in this ghost town with its tourist shops and restaurants.

    Weather in Tempe, AZ

    Holiday rentals in Tempe, Arizona have hot sunny days in summer and warm dry winters. Temperatures in this desert location average 40°C (104°F) in the summer and winters are pleasantly warm with daytime highs of 18°C (64°F). However, temperatures can drop quickly at night to as low as 4°C (39°F) in winter. The area is dry with very little rainfall at any time of year, but slightly more precipitation in August.

    Travel to Tempe, AZ

    Tempe holiday rentals are served by Phoenix Sky Harbor International (PHX) Airport which is about 4 miles away. Tempe is very easy to reach by local taxi or by picking up a hire car from the airport and driving the short distance along the W Rio Salado Parkway. The airport is the largest in Arizona, serving 40 million passengers per year. It is a hub for US airways and an important centre for Southwest Airlines making it very easy to get flights.

    Activities and attractions in and around Tempe

    Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Tempe has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
    • Phoenix Zoo (2 mi / 3.2 km)
    • ASU Karsten Golf Course (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Rolling Hills Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Big Surf (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona (3 mi / 4.8 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Tempe

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Tempe is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Camelback Mountain (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
    • Tempe Beach Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Arboretum at Arizona State University (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Tempe Town Lake (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Hole in the Rock (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
    • Papago Park (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)