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Lodge on the Desert

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
306 North Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ, 85711, United States of America
4.5 out of 5 rating 1282 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Lodge on the Desert in Tucson (Peter Howell), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Tucson Botanical Gardens and Reid Park Zoo. This resort is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from University of Arizona and 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from Tucson Convention Center.


Make yourself at home in one of the 101 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your memory foam bed comes with premium bedding. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and premium TV channels provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.


Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. Additional features at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.


You can enjoy a meal at Cielos serving the guests of Lodge on the Desert, or stop in at the snack bar/deli. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Tucson? This resort has facilities measuring 4543 square feet (422 square meters), including conference space. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

El Con Mall - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Hi Corbett Field - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Reid Park Zoo - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Tucson Botanical Gardens - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Himmel Park - 3.3 km / 2.1 mi
Reid Park - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
McKale Center - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Steward Observatory Mirror Lab - 4.1 km / 2.6 mi
Arizona Stadium - 4.4 km / 2.8 mi
University of Arizona - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Park Place Mall - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Arizona State Museum - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
Centennial Hall - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
University of Arizona Museum of Art - 5.7 km / 3.5 mi
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures - 5.7 km / 3.6 mi

The nearest airports are:
Tucson, AZ (TUS-Tucson Intl.) - 14.2 km / 8.8 mi
Tucson, AZ (AVW-Marana Regional) - 39.8 km / 24.7 mi

The preferred airport for Lodge on the Desert is Tucson, AZ (TUS-Tucson Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

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.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • 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.

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.

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