Tempe Little Casita

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4 occupants · 1 bedrooms · 1 baths

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Iron & Board

Limited Accessibility

Long-term Renters Welcome


Grace Period: 100% refund if cancelled within 24 hours.

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House Rules

Arrival after: 4:00 am Departure before: 10:00 am


4.92 / 5  (25 Reviews)
 5.0   -   Tempe Little Casita is a little gem
Reviewed on May 22, 2019
This is such a nice spot to stay in Tempe! Lisa has done a wonderful job creating this guest accommodation and I would much rather stay here than a hotel room any day. The casita itself is contemporary, well designed and well appointed with cool rolling barn doors and a lovely bathroom. Everything I needed was right there as though all my needs as a guest were anticipated. I really appreciated the guest book that contained local eatery suggestions, maps and recommended activities in Phoenix. Look no further for a great place to stay!
 5.0   -   We love the Tempe Little Casita!
Reviewed on May 07, 2019
This was our second stay and was once again perfect! Such a comfortable place to land in a nice part of Tempe. The neighborhood is quiet, yet has access to the shopping, restaurants, and services that we needed. Sprouts is a superb grocery store and is walkable by "Walk Score” standards. The amenities are complete at the casita and the apartments design is lovely and well thought out.
 5.0   -   Fantastic! Little Gem!
Reviewed on Apr 12, 2019
What a beautiful little casita on a quiet residential street in Tempe, AZ. The bed was super comfortable, the little kitchen was well stocked and met my every need. Best of all, it was very clean-spotless in fact. Lisa has thought of everything that you could possibly need. The location is excellent for freeway access- 101, 60, 202 and 87. Ella is the four footed greeter, and is lovely dog. I wouldn´t consider staying anywhere else the next time I visit Phoenix.
 5.0   -   Great. well-maintained property
Reviewed on Apr 10, 2019
Tempe Little Casita is an excellent property. Lisa (owner) has super people skills and always makes us feel welcome. We will continue to return to this property. Thank you Lisa Larry and Dottie Marchant
 5.0   -   A welcome retreat
Reviewed on Apr 04, 2019
A quick 5 day spring stay to visit family in the Valley and discovered The Little Casita! Pictures are spot on....a welcoming, relaxing and unique retreat after days filled with sightseeing. Location is ideal to restaurants, shopping yet tucked away in a quiet neighborhood. Especially enjoyed the outdoor table/chairs in the morning hours. Lisa, great thought and attention to detail in the Casita! Thanks much for the hospitality, Susan
 5.0   -   TLC to the max!
Reviewed on Mar 26, 2019
Appropriately named TLC (Tempe Little Casita) the name lives up to the other acronym...Tender Loving Care! Extremely clean and wonderfully designed, this place was truly a great "home” while we were in Tempe. Everything you would need to be comfortable was provided. We especially liked having the washer and dryer unit in the casita! And even though the casita was attached to the main house , it was very private and very quiet. We also loved interacting with the owner´s dog, Ella. She was very quiet and sat patiently inside her gated backyard area to see if we would provide her with a daily treat. If you are coming to the Tempe area, I would highly recommend this place!
 5.0   -   A friendly hidden gem!
Reviewed on Feb 12, 2019
The pictures featured truly match the quality you arrive to! The bed was extremely comfortable – soft, yet supportive (as described by a picky sleeper). The Casita has many features that make it handicapped adaptable. The homeowner is very informative, helpful and friendly; as is her dog (especially when receiving the dog treats, thoughtfully provided by the owner). 😊 This is a great, quiet location with available street parking and easy access to many local roads that connect to the surrounding cities (especially if you choose not to travel the freeways/loops). It is close to the Phoenix airport and post-secondary institutions. There are many restaurants, grocery stores and shopping located within a few blocks of the Casita. It´s perfect for two – TLC (Tempe Little Casita) is truly a hidden gem!
 5.0   -   Cute, clean and comfortable!
Reviewed on Jan 05, 2019
Great location in tempe. Nice neighborhood. The casita is perfect for the two of us visiting town. Great use of space and decorated very cute. The owner Lisa is very friendly and I would recommend anyone to stay here! We will be back.
 5.0   -   Perfect!
Reviewed on Dec 07, 2018
We couldn´t have asked for more. It was quiet, private, safe and immaculate. Had everything we needed in the way of ammenities. Perfect for one or two people. We were very comfortable. Would recommend it to friends or stay there again ourselves.
 5.0   -   Excellent as usual
Reviewed on Nov 17, 2018
Our stay was wonderful and Lisa is a wonderful host. The property is well maintained and it is a joy to stay at TLC!!
 5.0   -   A week at Little Casita
Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018
This is a small but cozy apartment. Perfect for two people. It was spotlessly clean and well-maintained and furnished. Lisa was friendly and helpful. If we're ever in Tempe again we would like to stay here again!
 5.0   -   Quiet, clean, comfy, and well-stocked
Reviewed on May 10, 2018
I am amazed at how well thought out everything is in the place. Use of space is maximized without feeling cramped and any issue that could arise is anticipated (unlike other rentals I´ve stayed at, there is no shortage of linens, paper products, towels, and kitchen gear). The neighborhood is quiet but very convenient to ASU Tempe campus (we were visiting for graduation). However, we also had quick access to downtown Phoenix and Scottsdale to meet up with friends in the area. Lisa is super nice and responsive and the puppers is a ninja ^.^ This was WAY better than any of the available affordable hotel options.
 5.0   -   A Gem in Tempe
Reviewed on Mar 14, 2018
TLC has an excellent location and a very quiet neighborhood. Lisa is very accommodating and wants to please her renters. She does a great job in providing excellent customer support. TLC is very clean and efficient.
 4.0   -   Great get-a-way for a couple
Reviewed on Feb 10, 2018
Had everything we needed for our 4 night stay, found everything as stated/shown on web site, plus more. Had great welcoming basket, with fruit & snacks. Very quite neighborhood & easy walking access to groceries & restaurants. Would stay again & recommend to others. Lisa was a great host.
 5.0   -   Everything you need... Great Attention to Detail!
Reviewed on Feb 09, 2018
You will find everything you need at this VRBO plus some great extras! We really enjoyed the cookies and fruit. Slept great and really enjoyed the Kitchen which had everything we needed. It was close to a number of restaurants / coffee shops and easy to get to the Hwy. We recommend staying at the TLC. Thanks!
 4.0   -   Well maintained property in a safe neighborhood.
Reviewed on Feb 01, 2018
We were very pleased with our stay at Tempe Little Casita. It was great to come "home" after a day of site seeing to a comfortable place. Having laundry available for our use was a great convenience. We really enjoyed being able to walk in a safe and quiet neighborhood. Lisa provided information on area attractions and was very helpful answering our questions. We'll miss our two new furry friends, Ella and Frankie!
 5.0   -   Extraordinarily perfect little Casita!!
Reviewed on Jan 06, 2018
Lisa, the owner, has made our experience so wonderful. The Casita was lovely, very clean, decorated perfectly, and in a quiet neighborhood. So comfortable!!! This was our second time here and we will continue to return to this Casita!! Loved it!!!
 5.0   -   Clean, charming, convenient Casitta in Tempe
Reviewed on Dec 05, 2017
A clean, charming and comfortable place to come home to after busy days exploring this beautiful area. Every convenience you need is here and the welcome bowl of fruit, nuts and chocolate was lovely. The fold out bed is firm and worked perfectly for good night sleeps. We highly recommend this private suite as the perfect place to stay.
 5.0   -   Tempe vacation diamond
Reviewed on Nov 18, 2017
This is a great place to spend your vacation time. Lisa is a wonderful host and puts forth lots of effort to make her guests feel comfortable. Thank you Lisa!!!
 5.0   -   Terrific Tempe Casita!
Reviewed on Sep 27, 2017
Adorable! So enjoyed our stay in this well appointed and spacious casita. We chose this rental based on its proximity to ASU- about 5 minutes by car. Regardless, this rental far exceeded our expectations. Comfortable bed/sheets/pillows, well stocked kitchenette, an A/C that cranks, a cute patio to enjoy a glass of wine and a super spotless bathroom with washer and dryer! Lisa, the owner, was quick to respond to our request for an extra sheet set and couldn't have been nicer about our daughter wanting to stay a night away from the dorms. We've been staying in hotels to visit our ASU students but not anymore! Thanks Lisa!
 5.0   -   Perfect
Reviewed on Jun 01, 2017
The casita was in a pretty, quiet, centrally located neighborhood. The casita was perfect size for me, cozy but in no way closed in. The bed was comfortable. The availability of plug-ins for all my electronic toys was more than adequate, and I travel with lots of toys and camera equipment and all their power supplies. There was lots of lighting, from bright to dim depending on your time of day needs. It was spotless and nicely decorated. I was able to prepare all my meals using the hot plate, microwave, and toaster oven. It has a keurig coffee maker which made me very happy. It also has a small refrigerator freezer. There was plenty of storage space, and I always over pack, and there was more than enough space for my clothes and toys and besuty supplies. The air conditioner was amazing! Lisa (the owner) was very friendly and accommadating. I couldn't have been more pleased.
 5.0   -   Excellent stay. We'll definitely want to return!
Reviewed on May 11, 2017
This darling apartment is located in a quiet neighborhood, yet is convenient to sites and shopping. It is well-designed with good use of space. For its size, it's amenities and comfort are impressive. The bed is very comfortable; AC works well; and the shower is well above average. It's owner is thoughtful and communicative while remaining respectful of her renters' privacy. For those of you looking for a home away from home, you will find it here!
 5.0   -   Super vacation retreat
Reviewed on Mar 27, 2017
We feel very lucky to have found the Tempe Casita. The location is perfect for anyone wishing to attend Spring Training games. The closeness to Tempe and Scottsdale are also important. The one great feature that Tempe Casita can offer and other locations can't match is the hospitality of Lisa. She made us feel welcome and we look forward to returning in the future. Lisa---take care of yourself. Larry & Dottie
 5.0   -   A wonderful place!!!!
Reviewed on Jan 15, 2017
A pristine, comfortable, bright and modern environment. lisa was so kind, and we would absolutely stay at TLC again!!
 5.0   -   A very enjoyable stay
Reviewed on Dec 20, 2016
Lisa greeted us shortly after we arrived. She is mindful about our needs and tending to them accordingly. We had our complete privacy and enjoyed our visit. The unit is clean, remodeled, and convenient. The neighborhood is very close to many attractions in Tempe, and 3 minutes away from our newly found favorite ramen restaurant. :)

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