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Lodge on the Desert

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vancouver, bc
Reviewed 11 January 2014

We would highly recommend the Lodge to anyone that needs to relax. The pool and hot tub are open all the time which makes a late night swim possible. The rooms were large and very comfortable especially with the fireplace. Would definitely go back!

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Post Falls, Idaho
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We were looking for someplace to take a 2-day break while in the Tucson area. We used the travelzoo voucher for an excellent deal. We found the service here to be top-notch. This hotel would be perfect for an event of any type. The bed was sooo comfy; loved the fireplace in our room and even Starbucks coffee in-room!!! The...

Thank Jillance
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 January 2014

it was our first time at this Tucson hotel. The room was very spacious and was a great place to have our family Christmas. The property was well maintained and provided a central area for family to meet. Super bathroom also.

1Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

We had coupon voucher for the hotel, and without it, I doubt we would have stayed otherwise just due to location and lack of familiarity. I'm so glad we came! Huge rooms. Huge, comfortable, updated beds. Ask for a room with a fireplace (no extra charge) if you are staying in the winter. We also had a voucher to the...

1Thank Dustin100
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Staff is uniformly nice. Rooms are comfortable and nicely appointed. Restaurant has varied menu - everything we had was both well prepared and nicely presented. Pool area is spacious and well maintained. Free Wi-Fi. Overall, style without the officiousness of some high end lodging.

1Thank Susan A
Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 29 December 2013

The style of the hotel is a nice mix of Native Indian and Latin-American. The room was nice and airy. The swimming pool was nicely decorated and relaxed. The dinner was a highlight - the best on our 3 weeks trip in the USA

2Thank Arild S
Surprise, Arizona
Reviewed 2 December 2013

My wife and I plus some friends spent the night of my birthday at this hotel. We quite enjoyed the location, the ambiance, the staff and the facilities. It was extremely quiet and we liked that a lot. The rooms are very spacious and were completely clean (as one would expect at the price). We had drinks in the bar...

1Thank Howard C
Landisville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Stayed in one of the traditional fireside double queen rooms for five nights. This was our second stay at the Lodge.....our first was in 2011. Our expectations of another great stay were met. The staff were friendly and accommodating. Our room was large, clean and the beds were extremely comfortable. We love the pueblo architecture and the southwestern charm of...

2Thank xelasi
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 30 November 2013

The Lodge was a new experience for us. My wife and I have relatives in Tucson but have a policy of always staying in a hotel...never with relatives. Thus, wherever we travel, we're seeking a nice hotel. My wife had found several options in Tucson...however, close friends recommended the Lodge. And, what a nice surprise it is. Centrally located so...

1Thank Doug R
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 30 November 2013

we have wished to stay at Lodge for quite a few years on recommendations from good friends. We bowled over by many aspects- service, attention to our needs, the grounds, location.....yet as far as room there's rustic/retro then there's just a room in need of repair. The spaciousness was fantastic, the bed very comfortable but the tub peeling from some...

4Thank izymassage

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Lodge on the Desert
Lodge on the Desert
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, International
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lodge on the Desert is a Tucson classic and guests experience the authenticity of the Old Pueblo blended with the modern southwest charm that has evolved throughout the Lodge's storied 80 years. This 100-room boutique hotel is situated on five acres in mid-town Tucson, AZ and appeals to leisure and business travelers alike. Plus with event spaces for up to 175 guests, Lodge on the Desert is popular for small to mid-size meetings and intimate social gatherings. An Arizona landmark and Tucson tradition renowned for its intimate residential setting and genial hospitality, here guests discover pathways meandering among regal palms, native cacti and manicured lawns wrapped in ribbons of seasonal flowers. Charming hacienda-style accommodations afford guests a sanctuary in which to retreat and relax. It is truly Tucson's urban oasis. And considered by many to be the Old Pueblo's mid-town masterpiece. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lodge on the Desert

Address: 306 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-2855
Region: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Price Range: $186 - $383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lodge on the Desert 3.5*
Number of rooms: 103
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Also Known As:
Lodge On The Desert Hotel Tucson
Hotel On The Desert
On The Desert Tucson
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Tucson
#9 Romantic Hotel in Tucson
#14 Family Hotel in Tucson
#24 Business Hotel in Tucson
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“The older casitas are surrounded by desert plantings. Some newer rooms are on second floor (stairs) with terrific mountain views.”
 of 5 bubbles billp194, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try a room with a spa tub. Absolutely fantastic!”
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“Our room was in the older rooms in the hotel and it was absolutely perfect. Don't forget to partake of the hot breakfast in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles 727tinab, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Definitely ask for a second floor room, at the rear of the property. First floor rooms, and all rooms facing the main street, are noisier.”
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