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    Lodge on the Desert

    306 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-2855
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
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    • Average8%
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    “gas fireplace” (45 reviews)
    “boutique hotel” (22 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 969 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The Lodge on the Desert is a great place. Nice size hotel in pueblo style, very quiet and private. Rooms are nice sized and southwest style. The hotel facilities are good --- indoor/outdoor restaurant and bar, meeting rooms, pool. We had a group of about...More

    Thank Gary B
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Wonderful boutique hotel with beautiful outdoor spaces to relax and dine. Staff was courteous and very helpful with local recommendations. Nice size room with a fireplace. We will definitely come back to this place next time we are in Tucson.More

    Thank Stacey A
    Response from Jim K, General Manager at Lodge on the DesertResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Stacey, The staff and I very much appreciate your taking your time to let us know of your experience at the Lodge on the Desert. We always hope to know how we can improve our hotel and comments such as yours provide us with...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My room was 151 and it was clean but the carpet really needed replaced. Otherwise it was a charming room, although I think I would rather have a room with a balcony next time. I loved the bar/restaurant.More

    Thank Sandra S
    Response from Jim K, General Manager at Lodge on the DesertResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Sandra, The staff and I very much appreciate your taking your time to let us know of your experience at the Lodge on the Desert. We always hope to know how we can improve our hotel and comments such as yours provide us with...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My family arrived at the Lodge on the Desert on Friday October 13th at about 6:30 pm. It was Family Week at University of Arizona in Tucson and knowing that hotels would be very full I had made my reservations a full 7 months before...More

    7  Thank Bill M
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The Hotel is located in a nice beautiful area, the rooms are large and nicely decorated, and super quiet. There is a nice restaraunt on site, excellent food and spirit. The staff was very helpful in bringing bags to the room for me as well....More

    1  Thank danielpU8536SY
    Response from Jim K, General Manager at Lodge on the DesertResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Daniel, The staff and I very much appreciate your taking your time to let us know of your experience at the Lodge on the Desert. We always hope to know how we can improve our hotel and comments such as yours provide us with...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$141 - US$277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #8 Spa Hotel in Tucson
    • #9 Romantic Hotel in Tucson
    • #14 Family Hotel in Tucson
    • #24 Business Hotel in Tucson
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 103
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    ajeepgirl80
    27 February 2017|
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    Response from CdeC73 | Property representative |
    @ajeepgirl80 - Downtown is approximately 10-15 mins away. Uber and Lyft are heavily used, and can be very helpful when parking is at a premium due to special events.
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    James D
    1 February 2017|
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    Response from Tina B | Reviewed this property |
    No - Not when I stayed...The casitas have fireplaces, and I paid the same rate for both that room, and on the next visit the Deluxe Room. Both were beautiful rooms....the Deluxe Room was very spacious with upgraded... More
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    Elizabeth A
    31 December 2016|
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    Dearest Elizabeth, We are gay friendly. We welcome the human race, and all of their preferences. Please let us know if you have specific concerns or requests, and we will do our best to accommodate them.
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    "Do not pick the casita king rooms. Make sure you are in a renovated room."
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