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Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star Tucson resort in Peter Howell, near Reid Park Zoo

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Restaurant

Location

Located in Peter Howell, this resort is within 2 mi (3 km) of El Con Mall, Reid Park Zoo, and Tucson Botanical Gardens. Arizona Stadium and University of Arizona are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Resort Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free resort has an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and a spa tub are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 101 rooms feature comforts like memory foam beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include sofa beds and refrigerators. Other amenities available to guests include free WiFi, free wired Internet, and flat-screen TVs.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Lodge on the Desert provides a spa tub and a fitness center. The resort offers a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A 24-hour business center is on site at this 3.5-star property. Event facilities measuring 4543 square feet (422 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly resort also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Lodge on the Desert is a smoke-free property.

  • Library 
  • Picnic area 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Restaurant 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built - 1936 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 422 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Terrace 
  • Proposal/romance packages available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Fully fenced 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4543 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa tub 1 
  • Total number of rooms - 101 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Outdoor furniture 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • 24-hour pool access 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Towels provided 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Guidebooks or recommendations 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Restaurant dining guide 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Memory foam mattress 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Cielos - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Wheelchair accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 40 lbs)
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Only service animals are allowed
Debit cards not accepted
No elevators

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Desert Lodge
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  • Lodge On The Desert Hotel Tucson
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  • Lodge on the Desert Resort
  • Lodge on the Desert Tucson
  • Lodge on the Desert Resort Tucson

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) guests.

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