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Lodge on the Desert

1,112 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
"Soothing desert landscaping" "Spacious Great city"
100% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
94% liked the proximity to shopping.
Bar and Beverages
"Delicious cocktails" "Excellent happy hour"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 70%.
"Beautifully landscaped property" "Wonderful garden area"
90% thought the building was wonderful.
98% found the grounds to be nice.
"24 hour pool and hot tub" "Pool was awesome"
Wellness Area
"Deluxe spa room" "Hottub open 24 hours"
"Staff was excellent" "Staff was very accommodating"
96% found the staff to be very friendly.
87% said the reception staff was great.
"Soothing desert landscaping" "Peaceful throughout our stay"
93% thought rooms were spacious.
92% said the beds were comfortable.
"Dinner was excellent" "Amazing restaurant"
Yummy desserts, said 95%.
74% loved the menu selection.
"Clean towels" "Clean facility"
76% said rooms were clean.
94% thought it was clean.
"Amazing water pressure" "Room was immaculate"
93% thought rooms were spacious.
92% said the beds were comfortable.
"Complimentary breakfast was yummy" "LOVED THE BREAKFAST BUFFET"
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"A problem with my computer" "Spotty internet"
82% 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 Breakfast
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