Lodge on the Desert

The ultimate Tucson tradition.

Lodge On The Desert features hacienda-style touches such as kiva fireplaces, Saltillo-tiled floors, and is a great jumping off point with its close proximity to downtown Tucson shops and restaurants. For nature lovers and adventure seekers, the area offers gorgeous hiking, bird-watching, and caving opportunities.

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A true Southwest original with kiva fireplaces, hacienda style décor, and native desert landscaping.

What it's like

Rooms have the flavor of the Southwest, with partially tiled floors, exposed beams, ceiling fans, and local art adorning the walls. Many rooms have balconies with views of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Lodge On The Desert’s grounds are landscaped with indigenous cacti, palms, and flowers, and the lounge area by the pool is complete with a fireplace and hot tub. 

Independent spirit

Gracious, southwestern style and comfort.

Small touches

Each stay at Lodge On The Desert is complete with a complimentary Lodge Breakfast. Featuring seasonally rotating entrees, fresh fruit, and baked goods made in-house, it’s the perfect way to begin your morning in Tucson.

Eat and drink

Cielos serves contemporary Southwest cuisine with a focus on seasonal ingredients. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook an intimate patio, complete with misters during the summer. For drinks and nibbles, try a Prickly Pear Mojito and the charcuterie plate in the bar.

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Rooms & Rates

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Located in mid-town Tucson, 20 minutes from Tucson International Airport and less than 10 minutes from The University of Arizona.

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Guest Services

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary onsite parking
  • Business center
  • Dog-friendly accommodations (fees apply, please contact hotel directly to book)

Eat & Drink

  • Cielos (breakfast, lunch, and dinner served daily)

Fitness & Recreation

  • Outdoor heated pool and hot tub

In-room amenities

  • Bath products
  • Bathrobes
  • Hairdryer
  • Seating area (select rooms only)
  • Fireplace (select rooms only)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Mini fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • In-room safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning

Cancellation policy

Reservations must be canceled at least 72 hours prior to arrival by 3:00 PM local time to receive a refund of the total deposit amount, equal to one night's room and tax.
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Meetings + Events

Lodge on the Desert makes meeting and event planning easy for planners of any type of event. The midtown Tucson location boasts 100 guestrooms in a unique and charming setting for small to mid-size business meetings and social events. Their location is convenient and accessible from anywhere in Tucson. For banquets or catering of any sort, let Lodge on the Desert staff help facilitate a memorable event.

Room Square Feet Dimensions Banquet Reception U-Shape Theater Classroom Conference
Palm Room 1530 30' x 51' 104 150 46 200 100 36
Catalina Room 952 28' x 34' 60 75 33 60 40 28
Fireplace Room 720 16' x 45' 40 40 20 60 35 30
Palm Lawn 5355 51' x 105' 176 250 - 200 - -
Chef's Table - - 12 - - - - -
Palm Patio 352 22' x 16' - 25 - - - -
Hacienda Board Room 207 9' x 23' - - - - - 8
Library 324 12' x 27' - 15 - - - -
Hacienda Lawn 810 27' x 30' 60 100 - 80 - -
Poolside 189 9' x 21' - 25 - - - -

10 meeting rooms | 10,439 square feet

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