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Lodge on the Desert

1,312 reviews
+1 520-320-2000

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pets Allowed

Enjoy Hacienda Elegance at the Lodge on the Desert

What Does a Lodge on the Desert Room Include?

Rooms at the Lodge on the Desert feature high ceilings, traditional Southwest decor, and hacienda architecture. They include plush memory foam bedding, luxury linens, terry-lined bathrobes, large flat screen TV, coffee maker, mini fridge, and laptop-friendly safe. Bathrooms feature double-sink vanities and Green Natüra bath amenities. Beehive-style fireplaces and balconies/patios are available in some room styles. All guests enjoy free Wi-Fi access. Suites offer a separate living area, and ADA accessible rooms are available upon request.

What Amenities/Features Are Available?

The hotel restaurant serves seasonal cuisine with many ingredients locally and sustainably sourced. Outdoor dining is available as well. There are elegant indoor and outdoor meeting spaces and venues, including banquet rooms, six meeting rooms, lush lawns, and patios, as well as planning and catering services available on-site. A heated swimming pool, whirlpool spa, croquet court, and in-room massages are available for guests. Guests also enjoy free self-parking, and the hotel is completely smoke-free.

How Much Will a Stay at Lodge on the Desert Cost?

Room and suite rates vary depending on style and time of year, typically ranging from $80-$300 per night.

What’s There to Do Nearby?

Guests are within easy access of championship golf, Kartchner Caverns State Park, Colossal Cave Mountain Park, and Kitt Peak National Observatory. Old Tucson Studios, St. Philip’s Plaza, Mission Xavier, and La Encantada outdoor specialty center are also a short drive from the hotel.

What’s the Bottom Line?

Set in a historic southern Arizona residence, the Lodge on the Desert provides guests with a unique experience not found in other Tucson hotels. Guests enjoy luxurious hacienda-inspired rooms, many with adobe-style fireplaces, and elegant desert grounds that are perfect for special events.

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Peter Howell
306 North Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711
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User Highlights
Bar and Beverages
"The BEST margaritas" "Great bar staff"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 83%.
"Soothing desert landscaping" "Spacious Great city"
96% liked the proximity to shopping.
City centre within easy reach, said 90%.
"Beautifully landscaped property" "Wonderful garden area"
85% thought the building was wonderful.
98% found the grounds to be nice.
"Staff was exceptional" "Excellent wait staff"
98% found the staff to be very friendly.
91% said the reception staff was great.
"Soothing desert landscaping" "Peaceful throughout our stay"
91% thought rooms were spacious.
95% said the beds were comfortable.
Wellness Area
"Deluxe spa room" "Deluxe spa"
"Great saltwater pool" "Gated swimming pool area"
Clean pool, said 100%.
"Beautifully landscaped property" "Luxurious facilities"
93% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
88% said it was a stylish hotel.
"Dinner was excellent" "Refined casual dining"
Yummy desserts, said 91%.
70% loved the menu selection.
"Clean towels" "Clean facility"
80% said rooms were clean.
95% thought it was clean.
"Room was immaculate" "Excellent-sized shower"
91% thought rooms were spacious.
80% said rooms were clean.
"Delicious hot breakfast" "Complimentary breakfast was yummy"
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"A problem with my computer" "Spotty internet"
64% said the wifi quality was bad.

Good to know...

Pleasant hotel grounds
Spacious rooms
Nice building
Friendly atmosphere
Expert Reviews
Lonely Planet
Rooms in this gracefully aging 1930s resort are in hacienda-style casitas flanked by cacti and palm trees, and decorated in charmingly modern Southwest style.
Rough Guide
1930s adobe resort a couple of miles east of downtown, tastefully restored to resemble a Mexican hacienda, with large, comfortable rooms and a good restaurant.
The upper-middle-range Lodge on the Desert is a unique slice of Tucson, with a 75-plus-year history and an updated look that gives its historic rooms a modern feel.
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Fitness Center
Free Parking
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Pet Fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible