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Lodge on the Desert

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4.3
830 reviews
+1 520-320-2000

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
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
Overall Guest Score
4.3
Location
"Soothing desert landscaping" "Excellent restaurant on site"
95% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby.
Wellness
"Hottub open 24 hours" "Nice pool, hot tub, library"
83% didn't like the fitness area.
Pool
"Pool area was calming" "Gardens and pool area were first class"
Comfort
"Soothing desert landscaping" "Very quiet, and peaceful setting"
88% thought rooms were spacious.
93% said the beds were comfortable.
Amenities
"Mature, beautifully designed and immaculately maintained cactus garden" "Amazing landscaping with cactus gardens"
77% thought the building was wonderful.
94% found the grounds to be nice.
Service
"Waitress was very sweet, and apologetic" "Staff was fantastic"
68% said the reception staff was ok.
91% found the restaurant service to be one of the best.
Food
"Excellent restaurant on site" "Fish dish that was excellent"
Only 66% were satisfied with the menu.
Yummy desserts, said 94%.
WiFi
"Wifi excellent"
Room
"AC worked great" "Burned out light bulbs"
88% thought rooms were spacious.
93% said the beds were comfortable.
Breakfast
"Charming breakfast & dinner" "Free breakfast buffets"

Good to know...

Pleasant hotel grounds
Spacious rooms
Nice building
Very quiet
Expert Reviews
Fodor's
A charming hacienda-style hotel originally built in the 1930s has gotten a long-awaited face-lift and now offers modern comfort in an old-world setting.
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.
oyster.com
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
Features
Air-conditioned
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Fitness Center
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Handicap
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Pool
Restaurant
Spa or Sauna
Details
Check-In
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
103
Fees
Add-ons
  • Pet Fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible
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