Lodge on the Desert

Desert home with a heart

Once a private home, Lodge on the Desert features hacienda-style touches such as kiva fireplaces and Saltillo-tiled floors. It’s the a great jumping off point, with proximity to Tucson’s restaurants, shopping, opera, symphony, and the Museum of Art. For nature lovers and adventure seekers, the area offers gorgeous hiking, bird-watching, and caving opportunities.

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Adobe-style fireplaces, classic hacienda décor, and native desert landscaping – true Southwest

What it's like

Lodge on the Desert outdoor poolRooms have the flavor of the Southwest, with partially tiled floors, exposed beams, ceiling fans, and snow-white linens on the beds. Some rooms have balconies with views of the Santa Catalina Mountains. The grounds are landscaped with indigenous cacti, palms, and flowers, and the lounge area by the pool has a fireplace and a hot tub.

Independent spirit

Gracious, Southwest-style, comfort

Small touches

In-room spa treatments, offered by technicians from Tucson’s Elements in Balance Salon and Day Spa are just the thing after a day of shopping and hiking.

Eat and drink

Cielos serves a modern take on classic salmon and steak dishes. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook an intimate, authentic Southwest patio. For drinks and nibbles, try a Prickly Pear Mojito and the charcuterie plate in the bar.

Dining at Cielos

And more

The Randolph North Golf Course was designed by architect William P. Bell in 1933. It's an eighteen-hole championship course less than a mile from the Lodge.

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Rooms & Rates

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The Lodge on the Desert is located in mid-town Tucson, twenty minutes from Tucson International Airport and less than ten minutes from The University of Arizona. Shopping, golf, and cultural attractions are even closer.

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Guest Services

  • 100% non-smoking facility
  • Complimentary self parking
  • Safe deposit boxes
  • Limited dog-friendly rooms

Fitness & Recreation

  • Outdoor heated pool and hot tub
  • In-room spa treatments available

In-room amenities

  • Green Natüra bath amenities
  • Terry lined bathrobes
  • Hairdryer
  • Coffee maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Ironing board and iron
  • 42 inch HDTV - Deluxe Rooms
  • 32 inch HDTV - Traditional Rooms
  • Laptop computer safe
  • Voice mail
  • Complimentary high-speed wired and wireless internet

Cancellation policy

Cancel 72 hours prior to arrival or a one night room and tax will be charged.
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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 and suites 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 Size 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 sqft | 100 guestrooms

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