Frequently Asked Questions
About our facility
What do I need to know about parking at Lodge on the Desert?
Three things. It’s on-site. It’s plentiful. And it’s FREE.
Can I work out at Lodge on the Desert?
Yes. We have a fitness room at Lodge on the Desert, equipped with a treadmill, elliptical and weights. Additionally, The University of Arizona Campus Recreation Center, a 30,000 square foot facility, is located under three miles from the hotel. Passes are available for guests of Lodge on the Desert, should they choose to take a trip to the university. Read more …
What type of beds may I expect at Lodge on the Desert?
Simmons® Beautyrest Black™ Beverly Hills™ Plush memory foam bedding wrapped in luxury linens.
Are cribs available?
Is there a charge for an ‘extra’ adult to stay in a Lodge guest room?
Yes. $20 per night.
Are rollaway beds available?
Yes. $15 each/night.
Does Lodge on the Desert have designated non-smoking guest rooms?
Yes. In fact, not only are all accommodations non-smoking, the entire hotel is 100% non-smoking.
Does Lodge on the Desert offer ADA accessible guest rooms?
Yes. There are a limited number of ADA Deluxe King guest rooms.
How best can I store my valuables?
Safe deposit boxes are available at the Front Desk.
Is Lodge on the Desert a pet-friendly hotel?
Dogs are welcome at Lodge on the Desert.
A limited number of canine-friendly rooms are available (Casita Kings & Casita Fireside Double Queens) and subject to first come, first served. For an additional $25 fee per pet per night per room, dogs may share a guest room with their two-legged traveling friend(s.) At check-in, guests sign and receive Lodge on the Desert's dog etiquette letter. Under no circumstances may dogs be left unattended.
About our services
Does Lodge on the Desert have a loyalty rewards program?
Indeed it does! STASH Hotel Rewards is an awesome loyalty program where members earn points for FREE nights while staying at stunningly unique, independently-operated hotels (like Lodge on the Desert) and resorts throughout the U.S.
Does Lodge on the Desert offer a Family Plan?
Yes. Children 17 years and younger stay free in guest room of accompanying parent or guardian.
Are Lodge on the Desert gift cards available for purchase?
Indeed they are. To purchase gift certificates, contact the Lodge manager at Sales@Lodgeonthedesert.com.
Does Lodge on the Desert offer laundry/valet service?
About our policies
What is Lodge on the Desert’s Cancellation/No Show policy?
Reservations may be cancelled without consequence until 3 PM three days prior to arrival. Different cancellation policies may apply to packages and special offers.
What are check-in and checkout times?
Check-in time is 3 PM
Check-out time is 12 NOON
Does Lodge on the Desert have a Guarantee/Deposit policy?
Yes. All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. A deposit is not required.
What happens if I don’t arrive for my confirmed guest room reservation?
There is a No-Show Charge. One night’s room rate plus tax will be charged to your credit card on file.
Is there a minimum age to rent a room?
Yes. Any guest renting a room at Lodge on the Desert must be at least 21 years of age.
About Methods of Payment
What are the accepted credit cards at Lodge on the Desert?
The following credit cards are accepted
- American Express
- Diners Club
What do I need to know about taxes?
Occupancy tax is 12.05% per room per night not included in the rate (6.05% state, 6% city). There is an additional City of Tucson surcharge of $2 per room per night not included in the rate.
What should I know about ease and frequency of air travel in and out of Tucson?
Tucson International Airport TUS – or simply TIA is Arizona’s second-largest airport and has an excellent reputation for on-time performance.
Six airlines currently serve TIA providing non-stop service to 15 destinations with connections worldwide. These airlines offer over 60 daily departing flights with approximately 6,600 seats available. Serving TIA are Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, United and US Airways.