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Lodge on the Desert

3.5 of 5 306 North Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-2855
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012 via mobile

A beautiful, welcoming place to stay! Staff was so friendly and the landscaping was absolutely beautiful! The room were so clean and the views of the mountains great! We didn't have an opportunity to try the restaurant but have every intention on making the Lodge the only place we stay in Tucson. Highly recommended!

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Phoenix, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

We stayed two nights at the Lodge during a recent weekend trip to Tucson. We found the place on line (thanks Tripadvisor!) and were not disappointed. The room was very nice, spacious, and had the typical small fridge, coffee pot, etc. The room had a corner fireplace and the beds were actually quite comfortable. Next time I will bring my... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

I first stayed here on a business trip more than 30 years ago and loved it. In recent years, the property has lost its lush green space to new units, but the new units are quite nice. They usually feature a fireplace and/or balcony/patio. The fireplaces in the new units are electric/gas - just flip a switch and it's lit!... More

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Graeagle, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Stayed here three nights and except for housekeeping it was an excellent experience. The staff is truly welcoming and they deserve five stars! The room was in a one-story building, which was accessed through paths that weaved through pretty and peaceful gardens. Given the fact that I stayed during back-to campus week, the Lodge was surprisingly quiet. The king bed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We just stayed at this nice Hotel in Tucson. I had read reviews on TripAdvisor , and they were are 100 percent right on. The location was perfect for the proximity to the University. It is quiet and serene , with a nice pool and spa to relax. The dining option is great. We had breakfast and Dinner , and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Lodge on the Desert ran a special rate, so we decided to do a quick overnight to give it a try and get a break from Phoenix. Our room was on the first floor with a small patio that opened towards the pool. Although spacious and comfortable, the King room had minimal decor and was fairly blah. The bathroom was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We have made countless trips to Tucson and will never stay at any other hotel again. The Lodge on the Desert has all the amenities of an upscale resort with an affordable price tag! The staff was friendly and accomodating. The rooms were plush and comfortable. The hotel was right in the middle of all of our travel's so getting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012 via mobile

This hotel is a great value. The rooms are nice and clean and the exterior of the lodge is very manicured. The customer service was very professional and helpful. I would recommend this lodge to anyone that is looking for a nice place with a good value for your money. i would say to the staff and management keep up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We chose this location based on a recommendation in a travel guide and we weren't disappointed. Price was reasonable, and the charm of the place was really nice. We stayed in one of the buildings toward the back which I believe would be one of the "newer" ones. The room was rather large, and well appointed with a flat-screen TV,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

This is one of the best deals in Tucson. Rooms are not very cheap but the price/quality ratio is about right. Friendly people, good service and the food is just fabulous. We ate here every night and morning, the chef even made us something on demand. The huevos rancheros are nice for breakfast. Pool area is relaxed and you can... More

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Address: 306 North Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-2855
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Location: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lodge on the Desert 3.5*
Number of rooms: 103
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Hotel On The Desert
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