This summer, enjoy a relaxing getaway to the historic Lodge on the Desert in Tucson, Arizona. Summer rates start as lows as $99 per night and include a free breakfast buffet is included with each room for up to two people.
Lodge on the Desert opened in the 1930’s and today it combines the authenticity of the Old Pueblo blended with modern southwest charm. While maintaining its southwestern charm and rich history, the property has recently undergone $1 million in renovations.
Dating from the late 1930’s old-western movie stars frequented the Lodge of the Desert as a private getaway from the nearby film sets. Hollywood greats like John Wayne, Bing Crosby and many more relaxed in the same suites and public spaces available today.
During the day, you can unwind near the pool under the two spacious ramadas. With the poolside menu guests can order various dishes and refreshing drinks. In the evening the outdoor gas corner stone fireplace creates a pleasant ambiance.
Lodge on the Desert’s central location means there are many great attractions nearby. Sabino Canyon is great for a morning hike, while the Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium is a great escape from the summer heat.
Whether the day is spent exploring or relaxing, the Lodge on the Desert has an excellent restaurant which offers modern American cuisine with southwest infusion. The menu has been revamped to reflect the tastes of the season. The updated summer offerings include both new entrées and cocktails. Highlights include a Watermelon Salad and Summer Burger for lunch, Mole Frites and Ancho Braised Lamb Shank for dinner, and a Mexican Flower or Summer Essence cocktail from the bar.
As part of the renovations, a new restaurant entrance was created for easier access from the parking lot. The new restaurant entrance leads guests directly from the parking lot to the dining area. Guests are still welcome to take the old path for a scenic walk highlighting the beautiful grounds.
For Lodge on the Desert reservations, please call 520.320.2000. Rates are subject to availability.