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4.6 of 5 guest rating
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Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 4 children)
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1 Bedroom Deluxe Suite
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe One King Bed Accessible
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe One King Bed
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Casita King
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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1 Bedroom Casita Suite
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Spa King
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Casita Fireside Two Queens
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
3.5-star Tucson resort in Peter Howell, near Reid Park Zoo

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
24-hour business center

With a stay at Lodge on the Desert in Tucson (Peter Howell), you'll be a 4-minute drive from Reid Park Zoo and 5 minutes from University of Arizona. This resort is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Tucson Botanical Gardens and 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from Reid Park.

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, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services.

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 full breakfast is served daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-out. 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.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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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 multilingual staff. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Lodge on the Desert is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Picnic area
  • Daily
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Water dispenser
  • Number of spa tubs - 1
  • Fitness facilities
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Conference space
  • Free breakfast
  • Business center
  • Express check-out
  • Year Built - 1936
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired internet
  • Smoke-free property
  • Computer station
  • Swimming pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 422
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • 24-hour business center
  • Free full breakfast
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4543
  • Fully fenced
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Total number of rooms - 101
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Wedding services
  • Heated pool
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Refrigerator

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

Lodge on the Desert offers 101 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. Memory foam beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Tucson resort provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Flat-panel TV
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired internet
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Restaurant dining guide

Where to Eat

A complimentary full 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.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

Check-in time ends at anytime

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 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 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
  • Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and Eurocard. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Pets allowed in specific rooms only

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Debit cards not accepted

Protective clothing is not available to guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

No gap period between guest stays

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 50 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

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

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

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