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Lodge on the Desert

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#24 of 128 Hotels in Tucson
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

In my book, 5 stars means perfect or very close to that. The only thing I found wrong with this hotel was the stain on the carpet where it looked like someone had spilled some coffee. The room was large and spacious. We spent our early mornings sipping coffee on our patio and our evenings sipping wine there as well....

2Thank teachcolorado
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 30 March 2014

This is a nicely and compactly laid out set of accommodations in Tuscon. It is, therefore, not far from other activities. Nice green spaces, a few small water features. I felt as though I was secluded from the Tuscon that was right outside the walls. The restuarant is about average.

1Thank paulcoleman
Tucson, AZ
Reviewed 29 March 2014

The lodge sits behind high walls in the south center of Tucson and it's very easy to forget that you're in the middle of a city when you stay here. Befitting a lodge that has been around for 60 years or so, the grounds feature mature cacti in wonderful shape so strolling around is a pleasure. Everything was spotlessly clean...

Thank SWTravels
Sandpoint, Idaho
Reviewed 25 March 2014

My organization and I stayed at Lodge on the Desert for a business meeting. The lodge had great accommodations and was a beautiful place to stay. All of the staff was very gracious and the service was great. I especially want to point out a bartender there named Jerry Lohrentz. He was extremely helpful and was always eager to serve...

2Thank andrewr944
Greeley, Colorado
Reviewed 21 March 2014

The room I was assigned was in need of help. When I arrived around 2 PM, I reported to the maid that the toliet would not quit running and it was wasting a large amont of water.The maid assured it me she would take care of it. Being from Colorado, I am very aware of drouth and the lack of...

4Thank Carole3218
Reviewed 16 March 2014

This was our third stay at this property and we will certainly stay again. The grounds are lovely and the room, deluxe King/Spa in the newer section, was both quiet and comfortable. We love the location of this property and the service is impeccable. I always request staying in the "newer" section and have never been disappointed. I think that...

1Thank knippers
Reviewed 14 March 2014

This property is nice and the service is acceptable. The rooms are clearly old rooms which have been updated. The update job was obviously done on a budget. Our room had an electric ignition gas fireplace which made a loud buzzing noise all night (I opened the front and unplugged the compontent on the inside which stopped the buzzing -...

Thank C-and-R_AZ
Boone, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 March 2014

My wife and I stayed one night in this "boutique" hotel in Toucson. Its grounds are landscaped with flowers and cactuses and wind about to open new flora surprises. Our room was a traditional king, which may well have been in the bunkhouse of the original lodge. Although it had a slight musty smell on our entrance, it was large...

1Thank USMC_walker
United States
Reviewed 9 March 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in a Deluxe Double Queen room (2 adults, 2 young children) located on the second floor. The room was quite spacious, gas fireplace, and small balcony with 2 chairs. There was a rattling noise in the bathroom that was bothersome at night if the door was not shut. The bathroom only had a stall...

1Thank azgal_33
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 March 2014

We spent 5 nights here and really enjoyed it. Our room was on the ground floor, but it was nicely done in that you could sit on the patio and see views of the mountains but not the parking lot, even though it is right in the city. The landscaping around the property is lovely, and the pool and hot...

Thank Wendy P

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Lodge on the Desert
Lodge on the Desert
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, International
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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: £82 - £153 (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
Lodge On The Desert Tucson, Arizona
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#9 Romantic Hotel in Tucson
#9 Spa Hotel in Tucson
#14 Family Hotel in Tucson
#24 Business Hotel in Tucson
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“I would request #139 again.”
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“"Traditional" rooms are part of the old property and have the most charm.”
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“Upstairs rooms are just that "up stairs", there are no elevators.”
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