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    Lodge on the Desert

    306 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-2855
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good27%
    • Average8%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “gas fireplace” (45 reviews)
    “boutique hotel” (21 reviews)
    “room was large” (34 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 956 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    My family arrived at the Lodge on the Desert on Friday October 13th at about 6:30 pm. It was Family Week at University of Arizona in Tucson and knowing that hotels would be very full I had made my reservations a full 7 months before...More

    Thank Bill M
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The Hotel is located in a nice beautiful area, the rooms are large and nicely decorated, and super quiet. There is a nice restaraunt on site, excellent food and spirit. The staff was very helpful in bringing bags to the room for me as well....More

    1  Thank danielpU8536SY
    Response from Jim K, General Manager at Lodge on the DesertResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Daniel, The staff and I very much appreciate your taking your time to let us know of your experience at the Lodge on the Desert. We always hope to know how we can improve our hotel and comments such as yours provide us with...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    190 dollars a night for a room that was similar to a motel 6. There was an event making accommodations difficult to obtain during the weekend I was there. 2x2 foot shower that constantly leaked. Shelving in the bargain bin at Walmart. 50 dollar room...More

    Thank J D
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Our stay at the Lodge on the Desert was really nice. The area of the hotel is gorgeous. The rooms are really big and spacious. The reason this gets 4 stars instead of 5 is that even though they're dog friendly they didn't really have...More

    Thank Jessica J
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I live in Tucson and have had two brief staycations at Lodge on the Desert and enjoyed every minute. The grounds are luscious, and for a property with a relatively small, very urban, footprint, you feel like you are off in the wilderness. The property...More

    2  Thank SusanK0628
    Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$141 - US$244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #8 Spa Hotel in Tucson
    • #9 Romantic Hotel in Tucson
    • #14 Family Hotel in Tucson
    • #24 Business Hotel in Tucson
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 103
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    ajeepgirl80
    27 February 2017|
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    Response from CdeC73 | Property representative |
    @ajeepgirl80 - Downtown is approximately 10-15 mins away. Uber and Lyft are heavily used, and can be very helpful when parking is at a premium due to special events.
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    James D
    1 February 2017|
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    Response from Tina B | Reviewed this property |
    No - Not when I stayed...The casitas have fireplaces, and I paid the same rate for both that room, and on the next visit the Deluxe Room. Both were beautiful rooms....the Deluxe Room was very spacious with upgraded... More
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    Elizabeth A
    31 December 2016|
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    Response from CdeC73 | Property representative |
    Dearest Elizabeth, We are gay friendly. We welcome the human race, and all of their preferences. Please let us know if you have specific concerns or requests, and we will do our best to accommodate them.
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    "Rooms facing the rear parking lot area are nice and quiet. But also the pool area is super nice as well."
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    "Must be a refurbished room"
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    "Ask for a room with a balcony or patio that does not face the parking lot. Also, this is a two-story hotel..."
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    "Very Clean room. Very comfortable."
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