Lodge on the Desert

4.0 star property
4-star Tucson resort in Peter Howell with free breakfast
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Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
306 North Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ, 85711

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEl Con Mall16 min walk
  • Popular LocationReid Park3 min drive
  • Popular LocationReid Park Zoo4 min drive
  • AirportTucson, AZ (TUS-Tucson Intl.)17 min drive

Room options

1 Bedroom Casita Suite

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Spa King

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe One King Bed

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Casita Fireside Two Queens

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Casita King

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Fireplace

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

1 Bedroom Deluxe Suite

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Deluxe One King Bed Accessible

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area


Lodge on the Desert is located in Peter Howell, a neighborhood in Tucson, and is in a shopping district. El Con Mall and Park Place Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Saguaro National Park and Rincon Mountain Visitor Center. Tucson Botanical Gardens and Reid Park Zoo are also worth visiting. Practice your golf swing with lessons and a golf course nearby, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as hiking/biking trails and mountain biking in the area.

What's nearby

  • El Con Mall - 16 min walk
  • Tucson Botanical Gardens - 3 min drive
  • Reid Park - 3 min drive
  • Reid Park Zoo - 4 min drive
  • University of Arizona - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Tucson Station - 10 min drive
  • Roy Laos Transit Center - 16 min drive
  • Tucson International Airport (TUS) - 17 min drive


  • McDonald's - 15 min walk
  • Chick-Fil-A - 15 min walk
  • In-N-Out Burger - 13 min walk
  • Dutch Bros Coffee - 18 min walk
  • Coffee Times Drive-Thru - 3 min drive

About this property

Lodge on the Desert

4-star resort located in Peter Howell
Consider a stay at Lodge on the Desert and take advantage of free full breakfast, a terrace, and a garden. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. The onsite restaurant, Cielos, features happy hour and light fare. Free in-room WiFi, with speed of 50+ Mbps, is available to all guests, along with a library and dry cleaning/laundry services.
Other perks include:
  • Heated pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking
  • An outdoor pool, express check-out, and a water dispenser
  • A front-desk safe, concierge services, and a gift shop
  • Guest reviews say great things about the dining options and breakfast
Room features
All 101 rooms include comforts such as premium bedding and air conditioning, as well as thoughtful touches like free WiFi and safes.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with tubs or showers and free toiletries
  • 42-inch HDTVs with premium channels
  • Refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, and daily housekeeping


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • In-room WiFi speed: 50+ Mbps
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily
  • A bar/lounge
  • A restaurant
  • Coffee and tea in common areas

Restaurants on site

  • Cielos

Things to do

  • Gym
  • Heated pool
  • Library
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Fenced pool
  • In-room refrigerator
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool gate


  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Guidebooks
  • Limited-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Proposal/romance packages
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 4,543 square feet of conference space
  • 5 meeting rooms
  • Business center
  • Computer station


  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom available in select rooms
  • In-room accessibility available in select rooms
  • No elevator
  • Roll-in shower available in select rooms
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchairs on site


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Memory foam mattress
  • Premium bedding


  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant dining guides


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

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