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Please Note:
All prices are in U.S. dollars.
Room rate guaranteed until Monday, April 24 at ALL hotels.
Conference Code: SMBE (on major hotels only)

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Major Hotels
within Walking Distance

Tempe Mission Palms Hotel (***1/2)
(480) 894-1400
$99.00/night– single/double with an $8.00/night hospitality fee
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Twin Palms Hotel at ASU (***)
(480) 967-9431
$92.00/night– single/double (ASU Rate)
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Comfort Inn and Suites (**)
(480) 966-7202
$55.99+/night– single/double

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Holiday Inn (**1/2)
(480)-968-3451
$69.99/night– single/double
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Country Inn & Suites (***)
(480) 966-7202
$92.00/night
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Other Accomodations

Courtyard by Marriott Tempe (***)
(480) 966-2800
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Best Western Inn of Tempe (**1/2)
(480) 784 - 2233
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Fiesta Inn Resort (***)
(480) 967-1441
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Pointe South Mountain Resort (****)
(602) 431-6470
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Super 8 Motel Tempe/ASU/Phoenix area (**)
(480) 967-8891
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Directions to ASU’s Tempe Campus

From Sky Harbor Airport
All major airlines fly into Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, just a 15-minute drive from campus (Less than $20 taxi fare).

Take Sky Harbor Blvd. east to Loop 202.
Take Loop 202 east to Scottsdale/Rural Rd. (Exit 7).
Turn right onto Rural Rd. and proceed to E. University Dr.
Turn right (west) onto E. University Dr.

From Southern Arizona
Take Interstate Highway I-10 west to US Highway 60 east.
Take US Highway 60 east to the Rural Rd. exit.
Turn left (north) onto Rural Rd. and proceed to University Dr.
Turn left (west) onto University Dr.

From Northern Arizona
Take Interstate Highway I-17 south to Interstate Highway I-10 east (exit 200A).
Take Interstate Highway I-10 east to Loop 202 east (Exit 147).
Take Loop 202 east to Scottsdale/Rural Road (Exit 7).
Turn right (south) onto Rural Road and proceed to E. University Dr.
Turn right (west) onto E. University Dr.


Arizona Attractions

Arizona Events and Adventures (http://www.2az.us)
Arizona Guide (http://www.arizonaguide.com)

Recreation:
Kayaking
Hiking
Biking
Golfing
Dining
Cattle drives
Jeep tours
Hot-air balloon rides

Attractions:
Gammage Auditorium
Tempe Town Lake
Tempe Beach Park
Papago Park
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West
The Desert Botanical Gardens
The Heard Museum
Phoenix Zoo
Phoenix Greyhound Park
Arizona State University Stadium
ASU Mars Space Flight Facility
The Grand Canyon

Shopping:
Old Downtown Tempe's shopping, dining and entertainment district
Mill Avenue

Arizona Tours available from www.southwesttours.com. Ph: 1-800-513-1381

Grand Canyon Day Tour ($125.00 per person). The tour company will pick you up at Tempe Mission Palms between 7 and 8:00 AM, returning from the Grand Canyon between 8:15 & 9:15 PM the same day. The cost includes entrance fee to Grand Canyon National Park, but DOES NOT include meals or driver gratuity. The tour will stop on the Navajo Reservation for lunch and then on to the Grand Canyon where you will spend approximately 3 hours at the Canyon stopping at several viewing sites along the South Rim. You will also stop for dinner before returning to Tempe Mission Palms Hotel. The Tour company will confirm pick up time the day before your trip.

The Sedona Day Tour ($95.00). The tour company will pick you up at Tempe Mission Palms between 7 and 8:00 AM, returning from Sedona between 5:30 and 6:30 PM. On the Sedona tour you will visit Montezuma Castle, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona and Jerome. The cost of the tour DOES NOT include meals or driver gratuity. The Tour company will confirm pick up time the day before your trip.

If booking through this company, let them know of your SMBE Conference attendance. If more than 8 conference attendees total book a tour, all participants will be given a small discount.


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