Check out Marriott International’s new millennial-focused hotel brand in Tempe

Mar 1, 2016, 5:03 PM | Updated: Mar 2, 2016, 1:11 pm
Moxy Tempe is located on the southeast corner of Rural road and Apache boulevard. (Facebook Photo)...
Moxy Tempe is located on the southeast corner of Rural road and Apache boulevard. (Facebook Photo)
(Facebook Photo)

Marriott International’s newest brand, Moxy Hotels, is aimed at business travelers and millennials, and its first U.S. location had its soft opening in Tempe on Monday.

Located near Rural Road and Apache Boulevard, the 186-room Moxy Tempe’s check in counter doubles as a bar, Phoenix Business Journal reports. Boasting arcade games, acoustic guitars and vinyl record players, Moxy is designed to give guests a more inclusive, exciting experience than “just a regular business trip.”

The bevy of in-house entertainment options is meant to get travelers to interact; rentable bikes are ready for new friends looking for adventure between business meetings.

The high-design, wallet-friendly haven for young adults is catty-corner to Arizona State University, walking distance from Mill Avenue and a 20-minute ride to Old Town Scottsdale or downtown Phoenix.

In their rooms, guests can fall asleep listening to bedtime stories read by celebrities on rotary phones, then wake up in time for a business meeting in one of the rock-themed conference rooms, such as “The Who” or “Zeppelin.”

Moxy Tempe is acting as a test subject for Marriott International’s score of other Moxys billed to open in cities across the world including New Orleans, San Francisco, New York City and Seattle, and overseas in Berlin, London, Oslo and others.

Check out our slideshow of the Moxy Tempe below.

Moxy's check in counter doubles as a full service bar. (Facebook Photo) Guests can explore Tempe on Moxy's bikes. (Facebook Photos) No Phoenix area hotel is complete without a pool area. Palm trees are a plus. (Facebook Photo) Guests are invited to stop in the lounge for a drink before settling in for a week of business. (Facebook Photo) Moxy's game area features board and arcade games. (Facebook Photo) Each room has a rotary phone, from which guests can listen to bedtime stories read by celebrities. (Facebook Photo) Vinyl record players with a few classics can be found in Moxy's rooms. (Facebook Photo) Quality blow-driers are a must for the 21st century business person. (Facebook Photo) Moxy Tempe is located on the southeast corner of Rural road and Apache boulevard. (Facebook Photo)
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Check out Marriott International’s new millennial-focused hotel brand in Tempe