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Lodge on the Desert

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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...

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 29 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...

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4Thank izymassage
Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Our first choice to stay in Tucson, especially when they run specials. Everything is superb! Beds, rooms, service, spa/pool, grounds, bar, etc. Captures essence of the 'Old Pueblo' in Tucson's glory days--before it got so crowded. A real gem--centrally located.

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1Thank Charles B
Nahant, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 November 2013

This is a lovely place to stay and the staff is terrific. We may have stayed here five times while visiting family and have never had a bad experience. My sense is that the staff is treated well and they reflect that in the way service is provided...always warm and friendly. The restaurant is very nice even though I am...

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Glendale, Arizona
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Extremely comfortable extra large double queen room with adobe fireplace. Superior bedding. Original hard saltio flooring. Sparsley furnished w/ need to upgrade wear and tear. Terrific pool area and cozy spa. Modest restaurant. Great value and overall comfort and very polite service for family's or couples. Request second floor with view of Catalina Mountains.

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 November 2013

At the Lodge on the Desert I stayed in a historic section of the hotel. The room was charming, amazingly spacious and spotlessly clean. All staff was friendly and courteous. Room features good in-room coffee with glass mugs. The restaurant, while pricey, had interesting choices and was of very good quality.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Lovely, pretty place. Comfortable room. We enjoyed staying there and would certainly return and recommend it. Nicer view on the second floor if you do not mind stairs. Good food at restaurant; service should be better and more pleasant.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Everyone in my party was so very pleased with this hotel! I had a surprise party for my mother's 90th birthday here, and the whole hotel staff was not only in on it, but they actively helped the surprise along, and enjoyed it immensely. The staff was very helpful when I called several times in advance to book reservations, when...

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Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 20 November 2013

I love staying at Lodge on the Desert. It is a beautiful property. It is very comfortable. The rooms are very tastefully decorated. The room even had a fireplace. The beds are very comfortable and the room was very clean. There is no tub, but the shower is big and the shower head is good. I would like to stay...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Very large room with double sink bathroom and large shower and corner fireplace. No elevator doe second floor rooms. Several independent buildings. Breakfast not included. Good location for museums or University activities. Nice pool and whirlpool. Good happy hour in restaurant. Very comfortable outdoor restaurant seeting with fireplace, Room 230 problem with shower head. Shrill and loud noise when in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Cuisines: American, Southwestern, International
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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 North Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-2855
Region: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Price Range: €125 - €257 (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 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.”
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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.”
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“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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