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Lodge on the Desert

Overview
306 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-2855 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
About
Description
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 More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
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Romantic
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Family
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Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
103
Price range
US$135 - US$344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Lodge On The Desert Hotel Tucson
,
Hotel On The Desert
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On The Desert Tucson
Location
United States > Arizona > Tucson
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100Room tips
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This was a week getaway for my wife and I. The hotel staff were very friendly and the room was great...we stayed in a King Spa room. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom clean and spacious. The shower and jetted tub were good. The complimentary breakfast was generally good...
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Response from Jim K, General Manager at Lodge on the Desert
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Cam W 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 the information we look for. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the Spa King room features as well as the Breakfast Buffet. I hope to welcome you back to the Lodge on the Desert. Jim Kerrigan General Manager
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Everything about this place is A+. The grounds is just gorgeous. We loved strolling through the cactus garden and relaxing at the lovely pool/hot tub. Having breakfast next to the fireplace in the dining area was a nice treat for us northerners too. Speaking of breakfast,
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Response from Jim K, General Manager at Lodge on the Desert
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Traci H, 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 the information we look for. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed some of the features of the Lodge such as the grounds and the Cactus Garden. I will pass on to the staff at the Cielos Restaurant your comments about Breakfast. I agree with you that the best thing about the Lodge is our Staff. I hope to welcome you back to the Lodge on the Desert. Jim Kerrigan General Manager
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Great hotel, large rooms, large bathroom, beautiful grounds, excellent staff - they are good at accommodating requests. The restaurant on-premises is good too.The swimming pool is beautiful.Highly recommend this hotel!!!!!!
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Response from Jim K, General Manager at Lodge on the Desert
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Vkmobile, 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 the information we look for. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that your dining experience in Cielos meet your expectations. I hope to welcome you back to the Lodge on the Desert. Jim Kerrigan General Manager
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Held a conference there Dec. 2017 & couldn't have been more pleased with staff & setting - festively decorated for the holidays too. None of our group had been to the Lodge & everyone loved the historic property. It is truly a "boutique" hotel experience. Cielos Restaurant is exc
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Response from Jim K, General Manager at Lodge on the Desert
Responded 2 days ago
Dear TreatsAz 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 the information we look for. I am glad to hear that your group enjoyed their meeting at the Lodge. I am going to pass your comments on to the staff. Michael Reyes is one of our stars, and we are fortunate to have Michael with us. I hope to welcome you back to the Lodge on the Desert. Jim Kerrigan General Manager
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This unassuming little lodge is tucked away in a centrally located but quiet part of Tucson.. it is just lovely, and the staff are welcoming and friendly. A friend and I stayed here over Thanksgiving weekend, and we have agreed this is our preferred lodging for overnight stays
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Response from Jim K, General Manager at Lodge on the Desert
Responded 4 days ago
Dear vkcgordon, 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 the information we look for. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the Cielos Restaurant as well as your room. I hope that you return to the Old Pueblo in the near future. I hope to welcome you back to the Lodge on the Desert. Jim Kerrigan General Manager
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The Traditional Fireside Double Queen Room at the Lodge on the Desert
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I understand that the hotel is non-smoking and has no smoking rooms. That is fine. But are there any designated smoking areas on the grounds? Unfortunately my husband is a smoker.
Non smoker so did not check. Give the hotel a call and ask.
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Recent Reviews in 2018
Probably about 30 minutes.
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past reviews
Could you tell me which reviews that are of interest?
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How far from Freeway I-10. We will be arriving after 10 pm.
It'll take you about 10 minutes, tops
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How far are you from Old Tucson? And is breakfast included with the room?
We stayed three nights, and I thought the breakfast buffet was very good. Not made to order, but a good selection of hot, trayed items, along with cereal, pastries, bagels, yogurt and fruit. And I noticed that when the plain scrambled eggs ran out, they were quickly replaced.
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"Rooms with the spa tub were very large, but cost a bit more."
"The fire place was a nice source of heat and relaxation."
"Rooms are all Casitas. Some part of the hotel is two story but mostly on ground. Beautiful all around the Lodge"
"Ask for free upgrades"
"Ask one of the original rooms, they are the best!!!"
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