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Lodge on the Desert

Tucson, AZ 85711


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based on 457 reviews


Value for money

Situated a brief drive from University of Arizona, Lodge on the Desert offers charming accommodation in Tucson. It also provides an outdoor heated pool and a Jacuzzi. There are a variety of amenities on offer to those staying at Lodge on the Desert Tucson, such as a 24-hour reception, a 24-hour business centre and a concierge. Those staying at the property are able to unwind with a book in the library. The lodge has 103 cosy rooms offering all the essentials to ensure an enjoyable stay. Hot drinks can be made with the provided coffee and tea supplies. Lodge on the Desert has an on-site restaurant, perfect for guests who prefer to dine in. In pleasant weather, guests are welcome to enjoy their meals on the outdoor patio. Lodge on the Desert Tucson is within a short walk of El Con Mall. Tucson Convention Center and Presidio San Agustin del Tucson are within driving distance.

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  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Air-conditioned
  • Coffee machine
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Flat-screen TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Newspapers
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Carpeted

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Dining area


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Library
  • TV

Family friendly

  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Children's television networks

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Saltwater pool


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Lodge on the Desert

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Traveler Reviews

ExcellentBased on 457 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Comfortable and cozy room rooms. (in 68 reviews)
  • Room was super quiet (in 64 reviews)
  • Complimentary breakfast was excellent (in 64 reviews)
Cons -
  • A touch with old Tucson. (in 5 reviews)
  • Not one single negative comment can be said about the Lodge (in 3 reviews)
  • The breakfast is somewhat sub standard for an establishment of this quality. (in 1 review)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Lodge on the Desert is 7.8 mi away from Tucson. You can typically expect your drive time from Lodge on the Desert to Tucson to be 23min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • Lodge on the Desert has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Tucson to the hotel, but also around Tucson during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Tucson are on average $27/day. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Lodge on the Desert. The nearest airport to the hotel is Tucson.

  • Customers of Lodge on the Desert are welcome to bring their dogs with them during their stay.

  • Guests staying at Lodge on the Desert are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Yes, Lodge on the Desert has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • When staying at Lodge on the Desert there is just 3.3 mi between you and Tucson city center. While making your way to the center of Tucson, you should plan to visit Tucson Convention Center, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • Yes, Lodge on the Desert has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Lodge on the Desert has a fitness center available for guests who would like to use it throughout their stay.

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