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Deluxe Two Queen Beds
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 4 children)
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1 Bedroom Deluxe Suite
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe One King Bed Accessible
1 King Bed
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Room sleeps 3 guests
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Deluxe One King Bed
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
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Standard Casita King
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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1 Bedroom Casita Suite
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Spa King
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Casita Fireside Two Queens
2 Queen Beds
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Room sleeps 4 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
3.5-star Tucson resort in Peter Howell, near Reid Park Zoo

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant

Location

Located in Peter Howell, this resort is within 2 mi (3 km) of El Con Mall, Reid Park Zoo, and Tucson Botanical Gardens. Arizona Stadium and University of Arizona are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Resort Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free resort has an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and a spa tub are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 101 rooms feature comforts like memory foam beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include sofa beds and refrigerators. Other amenities available to guests include free WiFi, free wired Internet, and flat-screen TVs.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Lodge on the Desert provides a spa tub and a fitness center. The resort offers a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A 24-hour business center is on site at this 3.5-star property. Event facilities measuring 4543 square feet (422 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly resort also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Lodge on the Desert is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Picnic area
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free breakfast
  • Conference space
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1936
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free wired Internet
  • Computer station
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 422
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Terrace
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Fully fenced
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4543
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Spa tub 1
  • Total number of rooms - 101
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • 24-hour pool access
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Sofa bed
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Lodge on the Desert offers 101 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and bathrobes. Memory foam beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Towels provided
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Free wired Internet
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Sofa bed
  • Restaurant dining guide

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Cielos - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 40 lbs)
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Only service animals are allowed

Debit cards not accepted

No elevators

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Desert Lodge
  • Lodge Desert
  • Lodge Desert Hotel
  • Lodge Desert Hotel Tucson
  • Lodge Desert Tucson
  • Lodge On The Desert Hotel Tucson
  • Hotel On The Desert
  • On The Desert Tucson

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) guests.
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