Hotels in Tucson

Discover what Tucson has to offer

A colourful city exuding culture and diversity, Tucson is a breath of fresh air that takes you deep into the wild American Southwest. Known for its lively downtown bursting with friendly locals and a thriving food scene, you will find yourself immersed in a multicultural land of heritage and flair. And the fun doesn’t stop once you head out of town; the surrounding beauty of the Sonoran Desert is jaw-dropping, and picture-perfect sunsets and crowded constellations will be sure to take your breath away.

There’s plenty to keep you occupied while you visit this stunning city. You can explore Tucson’s rich and diverse heritage via one of many local museums, such as the Tucson Art Museum or the Arizona-Sonora Museum. Or, why not get out into the sun and see the iconic Saguaro cacti in the Saguaro National Park? Whether you’re visiting with family, friends, or yourself, this exciting city has it all.

Culture in Tucson

Tucson has a deeply rooted heritage, featuring Hispanic, Anglo, and Native American cultures. In fact, its nickname, the Old Pueblo, references the Spanish word for town. The local people of this cultural haven are proud of their history, and you can learn more about it at one of the many museums and festivals throughout the city. Or, how about sampling a taste of the local culture via its incredible cuisine? Known for its South American, Mexican, Spanish, and Native American influences, Tucson dining is second to none.

Popular hotel offers in Tucson

Top 7 Hotels in Tucson

1. El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort

For a chance to unwind in one of the most beautiful spots in the Sonoran Desert, make sure to book your stay at the El Conquistador Tucson, a Hilton Resort. Sheltered in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains, it is an ideal destination for families and adult travellers alike. With three nearby golf courses, 31 floodlit tennis courts, and four swimming pools complete with a waterslide, children’s pool, and sauna, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from if you want to chill out at the hotel. You can even take it one step further with an incredible massage or spa treatment on-site at SpaWell.

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2. The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa

The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa has everything you need for a perfect stay, whatever your reason for travelling to Tucson. In a AAA Four-Diamond Hotel, you’ll be met with high-quality service and top-notch amenities, such as five outdoor pools with cabanas, the world-class La Paloma Spa and Salon, and the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, all on-site. Each room is decked out with a beautifully comfortable, Westin Heavenly Bed, and even a coffeemaker. With your wellbeing at the forefront of what they do, you’ll never want to leave.

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3. Loews Ventana Canyon Resort

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort is a first-class hotel, situated on 93 acres of the Santa Catalina mountains. It is a nature-lovers retreat, known for its breathtaking views, contemporary luxuries, and first-class service. During your stay, you can indulge in its many relaxing activities and amenities, including the Lakeside Spa & Tennis Centre, two swimming pools, and two Tom Fazio-designed PGA golf courses. Or, why not go canyon hiking, or take the riding and cycling trails and visit the nearby, majestic, 80-foot natural waterfall? Upon your return, you’ll be met with a large tub and private balcony in your room, so you can relax before grabbing a bite at the mouthwatering Flying V Bar & Grill.

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4. JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa

Treat yourself to pure decadence at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa. With stylish suites to suit every guest, featuring plush bedding and spacious seating areas, you’ll feel like the star you are. Relaxation is the name of the game here, and you’ll feel like you are floating as you get pampered at the on-site spa or go swimming in the multi-level pool. You’ll also get access to the incredible Arnold Palmer-designed desert golf courses so you can enjoy a game or two in between exploring the beautiful Tucson landscape.

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5. Lodge on the Desert

If you’re looking for an authentic taste of Tucson’s historic past, then you should book a stay at the Lodge of the Desert. This charming, boutique hotel features 100 enchanting rooms that bring a touch of Tucson magic to your stay. Situated in midtown Tucson, you get the best of both worlds, being close to the city centre and the natural beauty, so you can truly immerse yourself in the Old Pueblo experience.

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6. Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort

Surrounded by perfect, botanical gardens, the Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort is a boutique hotel with a vintage, southwestern charm. It is steeped in culture, being a member of Historic Hotels of America and included in the National Registry of Historic Places in Arizona. Here you’ll find stunning architecture and beautifully decorated guest rooms, but the beauty doesn’t stop there. Head outside of the resort and you’ll see you’re situated on 34 acres in the magnificent foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains. With your comfort and joy at the forefront of everything they do, you won’t regret visiting this beautiful sanctuary.

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7. DoubleTree by Hilton Tucson - Reid Park

A downtown delight, DoubleTree by Hilton Tucson – Reid Park is in prime position for anyone hoping to spend a lot of their time exploring the beautiful, historic, Tucson city centre. Only four miles from the University of Arizona and the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, it features everything you need for a relaxed and revitalizing stay. And, you’ll even find that pets are welcome.

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FAQs when booking a hotel in Tucson

There are many great districts to visit in Tucson but to see all of the best historic sights, restaurants, venues, and shops, you’ll want to stay downtown.

Tucson is fortunate to have many luxurious hotels, however, one of the most deluxe is Loews Ventana Canyon Resort.

The second-biggest city in Arizona, Tucson is famous for its beautiful Sonoran Desert landscape, its minimal light pollution, and breathtaking starry skies, and for being a symbol of the American Southwest.

Tucson can be enjoyed all year round, but if you want to avoid the extremely hot summer weather, we recommend visiting between April to May and September to October.

In general, Tucson has a hot desert climate. Its coolest month is January, with temperatures averaging 14°C (57.2°F).

July and August are the hottest months in Tucson, with little humidity, at an average of 34°C (93.2°F).

Tucson gets on average only 12 inches of rain a year, with 3 of those falling in August around the Monsoon season.

Tucson is known as The Old Pueblo, with ‘pueblo’ meaning ‘town’ in Spanish.

Only 116 miles (187km) away from each other, it would take you 1 hour and 52 minutes to drive from Phoenix to Tucson without stopping.