Lodge On The Desert

Tucson, AZ
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465 reviews
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Wed 12/6

About Lodge On The Desert

  • Lodge
    Enjoy the many amenities of a lodge in the great outdoors
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free

Tucson, Arizona is a beautiful place to visit and to see the desert. Tucson has a beautiful landscape and the downtown area is very quaint. When travelers want to find a great place to stay, they can choose the Lodge on the Desert. This hotel has 100 boutique rooms and is located in midtown Tucson. It is a hacienda-style hotel with some touches of Tucson’s history in every room.

Every room has large bathrooms, new tile work, Southwestern décor, Simmons BeautyRest Black Beverly Hills memory foam bedding, terry robes, coffee maker, mini fridge, flat screen television, Wi-Fi, and a fireplace in select rooms. There is dining on site too. Guests can try Southwestern food at Cielos on-site.

There is quite a lot to do in Tucson and guests will be blown away by the options. Mission San Xavier del Bac, Old Tucson Studios, Reid Park Zoo, Trail Dust Town, Bisbee and Tombstone, Arizona Opera, Arizona Theatre Company, Food Tours, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson Botanical Gardens, and wine tours are all available just a few miles away from the hotel.

When choosing to stay here, guests will be thrilled with the fun and adventures they can have in Tucson. The friendly staff can also help guests to coordinate a trip for the day to places like Tombstone. Booking is easy, but it is important to do early because these rooms fill up fast. When visiting Tucson, guests here will want to come to the Lodge of the Desert and stay again and again.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night, not including taxes and fees

Amenities at Lodge On The Desert

  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Air-conditioned
  • Coffee machine
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Flat-screen TV


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Carpeted

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Library
  • TV

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Saltwater pool


  • Picnic area
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf

Family friendly

  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Complimentary breakfast

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Fitness center

Reviews of Lodge On The Desert

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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Buffet breakfast was nice and having the outdoor restaurant so close to our room was very convenient. It was a very relaxing experience
Cons:Room door did not automatically shut and you had to push or pull to get it to latch correctly.
9.7 Wonderful
Pros:Awesome campus, architecture, room size, fireplace, restaurant
Cons:There was a mixup and they had me booked for 2 nights, not one.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Attention to Detail....
9.7 Wonderful
Pros:Lodge on the Desert was a quiet and clean place. Staff were kind and helpful.
8.8 Very good
Pros:I loved the rooms. They were big with fireplaces to keep you warm during the cold desert nights. The scenery was beautiful. I liked that they had little outdoor patios outside each room in the front. And the pool and restaurant areas were picturesque. Breakfast was also delicious and fairly quick. Server and hostess were very nice.
Cons:I did not like that the cleaning staff was up and rolling around at 8am on Saturday morning. The paths they have through the lodge are all pebbly, so when the cleaning ladies (like 8-9 of them) rolled out past my.room in the morning at 8am on Saturday morning, they were so loud and clunking and had their cell phones going off. It was very rude and inconsiderate. I told one of the staff to tell the manager that I was unhappy with this and that it could really hurt their business if I wrote a review about it. We did not have this same problem the next morning on Sunday, thank goodness.
8.2 Very good
Pros:After spending 5 days in a very nice hotel in Scottsdale, We were apprehensive about the potential let down staying somewhere else. We were pleasantly surprised with The Lodge on the Desert. Spacious and very clean comfortable room. Pool could use a bit more attention though - wasn't bad. Nice space but keeping water cleaner would increase the overall experience. Restaurant was convenient, we only stopped in for breakfast. Food was good, wait staff friendly. Hotel location worked out well for our needs. We enjoyed our stay.
Cons:Front desk clerk needs coaching on customer service. Just a couple issues with housekeeping, but staff was relatively quick to correct.
6.2 Okay
Pros:The room was nice...quaint...bed was comfy...and the pool was nice. It was a very cute, unique property.
Cons:The made from scratch margaritas were delicious but the restaurant food was horrible. However, there were plenty of places nearby to eat.
9.6 Wonderful
Pros:I liked the balcony in my room, the extremely comfortable bed, and the huge shower. The hotel was an interesting layout and the grounds were beautiful. We had to check out very early and the staff made sure we were able to eat for breakfast.
Cons:I didn't like that there was no way to book through the hotel to get the same rates (or even similar) to what was on Kayak/Hotels.com. I always like to book directly if possible, however the Kayak process worked perfectly.


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What's nearby

  • Tucson Botanical Gardens1.6 mi
  • McKale Center2.2 mi
  • Arizona Stadium2.3 mi
  • University of Arizona2.6 mi
  • Center for Creative Photography2.7 mi
  • Arizona State Museum2.7 mi
  • Tucson Convention Center3.8 mi
  • Tucson Museum of Art3.9 mi
  • Santa Catalina Foothills5 mi
  • Funtasticks Family Fun Park5.5 mi
  • Tucson Mall5.8 mi
  • Pima Air and Space Museum6.4 mi



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Top tips for your stay at Lodge On The Desert

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Lodge On The Desert, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in August and September.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Lodge On The Desert, plan to stay on a Sunday or Saturday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Lodge On The Desert was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $190, while the most expensive was $190.
  • How long should you stay at Lodge On The Desert? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Lodge On The Desert

  • Where is Lodge On The Desert located?

    Lodge On The Desert is located at , 3.3 miles from the center of Tucson. Tucson Botanical Gardens is the closest landmark to Lodge On The Desert.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Lodge On The Desert?

    Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Lodge On The Desert.

  • Does Lodge On The Desert offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Lodge On The Desert offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Lodge On The Desert offer free parking?

    Yes, Lodge On The Desert offers free parking.

  • How far is Lodge On The Desert from the airport?

    Lodge On The Desert is 7.8 miles from Tucson. Lodge On The Desert is 86.7 miles from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway.

  • Does Lodge On The Desert have a pool?

    Yes, Lodge On The Desert has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Lodge On The Desert hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Lodge On The Desert in Tucson and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Lodge On The Desert and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Lodge On The Desert.

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Distance to city center

3.3 mi

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Distance to airport

7.8 mi