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Aloft Tempe’s Summer Pool Parties Open to Locals

From the makers who brought us the W Hotel, comes the new and ultra chic Aloft Tempe hotel, which made its Valley debut just four months ago. And lucky for us, the new hotel a la mode features summer benefits not only for its guests, but for its trusty locals too. So while other resorts may hound you for top dollar in exchange for a day by their fabulous pool or entrance to their exclusive day party, Aloft Tempe welcomes non-hotel guests with only a $5 entrance fee to partake in their Saturday summer pool parties featuring drink specials and of course, a trendy DJ. Check out what else us locals have to look forward too this summer at the newest addition to Tempe cityscape…


The newest addition to the Tempe cityscape, Aloft Tempe offers an all new destination for locals and travelers to re:mix and mingle this summer.

Aloft Tempe is not only a place to hang your hat. The hotel’s hip w xyz bar serves a refreshing line-up of signature cocktails and light, snack-style fare, while the adjacent re:mix lobby with pool table and splash outdoor pool and lounge area offer the ultimate stylish setting for a night of drinks, finger foods and friends.

Turning up the volume early in the week, each Tuesday night Aloft Tempe invites guests and w xyz bar patrons to play host DJ and spin a 20-minute selection from their personal iPod playlist.

Making hump day happier, Wednesday nights at Aloft Tempe feature Happy Hour from 5-7 p.m. at w xyz bar with half-price house drinks, including the favorite Lychee Martini, and appetizers, ranging from tasty spring rolls to crispy tater tots.

Thursdays mark a night for the gals with Diva DJ night, featuring a different guest gal DJ each week spinning live tunes from 10 p.m. to close.

Weekends are even hotter at Aloft Tempe with Saturday pool parties from noon- 6 pm. Enjoy a live DJ and cool drink specials with a $5 cover charge for non-hotel guests. For the ultimate night out, Aloft Tempe invites locals to take the lift home after a night of cocktails and tunes with the “lift rate.” This special rate of $69 is available to Arizona residents.

Reservations must be made directly through Aloft Tempe by calling 480.621.3300, visiting www.starwoodhotels.com/alofthotels or by stopping by the Aloha Desk.


About Aloft Tempe: Opened in February, Aloft Tempe is a vision of W hotels and is the first Arizona property for Aloft, the new ultra-urban hotel brand by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. Featuring 136 loft-inspired guest rooms spanning five-stories, Aloft Tempe is situated on 2.6 acres proximate to Tempe Town Lake, the city’s top recreational, nature and cultural attraction featuring a 977 million gallon lake and beach park, and is just minutes from the Mill Avenue entertainment district.

Designed for the in-the-know and on-the-go traveler, Aloft Tempe features the ultimate in tech-savvy amenities with urban communal areas designed to encourage guests to get out of their room and mix and mingle. From touch and go kiosks offering self-service check-in to plug and play devices in each guest room that connects an array of electronic devices to a flat-panel, high-definition television, staying connected is effortless.

In addition, re:fuel by Aloft offers a convenient grab-and go café menu and re:charge features a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center. Complete with the latest in smart and savvy eco-friendly features, packaging-free dispensers for shower products reduce plastic waste and heating and cooling systems synched to operate only in rooms that are reserved and occupied to help eliminate excess energy consumption.



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