When you travel to a new city, something you must consider is where you’re going to rest your head after all your adventures. While some people can sleep just fine in the car or pitch a tent on the side of the road, the rest of us need a real bed, with real sheets, and most importantly—real Wi-Fi. So, if you happen to be traveling to Tucson, Arizona in the near future, consider this list for the perfect location to catch some Z’s.
Five miles from Tucson International Airport is the Casino del Sol. This casino is much more than just a place to gamble, being a resort perfect to relax or have some fun. The Casino del Sol has on-site dining, a casino, and a sparkling outdoor pool, and each spacious room is equipped with a 42-inch flat-screen TV with cable, soft linens, and gourmet tea and coffee making facilities. While staying at the Casino del Sol, know that you can be pampered through your entire stay by enjoying a relaxing swim in the pool, or by scheduling an appointment at the on-site Hiapsi Spa. Services including body wraps, massages and facial enhancements are offered at the spa, insuring all your troubles will seem to melt away.
Casino del Sol
Address: 5655 West Valencia Road, Tucson, AZ 85757, USA (see map)
Price: from 129 USD
Contact: +1 855-765-7829
Placed in the center of Tucson’s cultural hub, the Downtown Clifton is literally a stroll away from attractions like the Armory Park neighborhood, the Jewish history museum, Bon Boutique, several cafés, and so much more. Add in the galleries, live music, movies, bars, nightclubs, theaters, shopping, and dining, situated along Congress, Broadway, and 4th Avenue, and the Downtown Clifton is the perfect place to stay when you want to experience Tucson’s culture to the fullest.
The Downtown Clifton
Address: 485 South Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA (see map)
Price: from 99 USD
Contact: +1 520-623-3163
At DoubleTree by Hilton Tucson – Reid Park, you can relax like you’re staying at a resort or sightsee in the city with ease. To make you feel right at home, when you arrive at DoubleTree you’ll receive a warm chocolate chip cookie—a gesture that is just the beginning of things to look forward to while staying in Tucson. In the heart of the Sonora Desert, the hotel is located four miles (6.4 kilometers) from downtown Tucson, and across the street from Reid Park, which features a zoo and golf courses. If you don’t feel like driving and your destination is within three miles (4.8 kilometers) from the hotel, you can always take the complimentary shuttle.
The hotel itself boasts multiple entertainment facilities including a heated outdoor pool, a fitness center, three tennis courts, a gift shop, and therapy rooms. During your stay, notice the beautiful courtyard, lined with citrus—a true Tucson staple.
Feeling hungry? You don’t even have to leave the hotel as two restaurants are already on-site. For a wide variety, try the Cactus Rose Steakhouse where you can eat continental food indoors, by the fire, or on the patio. If you’re craving the southwestern cuisine traditional to Arizona, stop in the Javelina Cantina for guacamole, burritos, and even margaritas.
Double Tree also features private villas known as casitas, which include a kitchen, living room and private patio.
Address: 445 South Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711, USA (see map)
Price: from 109 USD
Contact: +1 520-881-4200
Experience the southwest at the Lodge on the Desert, a boutique hotel located in midtown Tucson, with the stunning Santa Catalina Mountains as the backdrop. This hacienda style pueblo will connect you to Tucson’s heritage, and make you understand why the city is called the “Old Pueblo.” Here you’ll stay in comfortable accommodations conveniently located in midtown, minutes away from Tucson International Airport, the University of Arizona, and University Medical Center.
The Lodge blends old and new Tucson to bring you a relaxing, one of a kind stay that will have you wanting to extend your reservation.
Lodge on the Desert
Address: 306 North Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711, USA
Price: from 139 USD
Contact: +1 520-320-2000
In the foothills of the Catlina Mountains lies La Posida Lodge and Casitas. Equipped with a heated outdoor pool and hot tub, this boutique hotel set in Tucson’s rugged scenery will keep you comfortable through your entire stay. In your room, you’ll find a flat-screen cable TV, a microwave, a small fridge, and coffee-making facilities. Of course, if you want to get the full at-home experience, you can always stay in a Casita King Suite, which features one king bed, a private backyard, a kitchenette, and a wet bar.
While at the hotel, be sure to eat at the Gringo Grill & Cantina. At the Gringo Grill & Cantina, you can feast on Sonora-inspired cuisine, both indoors and out, while sipping on drinks from the bar. And if you’re looking for something to do nearby the hotel, the Quail Canyon Golf Course is located less than a mile from La Posida.
La Posida Lodge and Casitas
Address: 5900 North Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85704, USA (see map)
Price: from 95 USD
Contact: +1 520-887-4800
At Desert Sol Bed & Breakfast, you can choose to relax and unwind in a themed room, go on an adventure down one of the nearby trails, hit the green on a nearby golf course, or visit one of the many Tucson attractions. Desert Sol keeps travel interesting by decorating each of their rooms according to a different theme. These rooms include the Tuscany Suite (European style), Del Sol Suite (SW Mexican style), and the Blvd Casita (Victorian-inspired style). Each room comes with a slightly different set of amenities, meaning that each stay at the Desert Sol will be a new adventure.
Located 13 miles (21 kilometers) from the Tucson Convention Centre, and 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Tucson Raceway Park, you’re never going to lack excitement while staying at Desert Sol Bed & Breakfast.
Desert Sol Bed & Breakfast
Address: 5312 South Civano Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85747, USA (see map)
Price: from 180 USD
Contact: +1 520-300-5685
Located 6 blocks away from the University of Arizona, the Big Blue House Inn is a unique boutique hotel, offering environmentally friendly, yet modern suites for its guests. The hotel features seven different guest rooms with private entrances and private baths to give each guest a unique, and enjoyable experience. During your stay, you will enjoy amenities like LCD TVs with a variety of channels, free wireless internet, and Ozone air purifiers.
What’s more, the Big Blue House is two blocks away from the historic 4th Avenue and lies in the middle of such attractions as the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum and the PIMA Air and Space Museum.
The Big Blue House Inn
Address: 144 East University Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85705, USA (see map)
Price: from 119 USD
Contact: +1 520-891-1827
Stay in Tucson
Whether you want a regular hotel, a bed & breakfast, or a complete spa, Tucson will keep you comfortable, yet entertained, for your entire visit to the Old Pueblo.
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