Originally a family residence, Lodge on the Desert first opened for business in 1936. Following a $15M dollar renovation and expansion in 2008/2009, this 103-room boutique hotel situated on five acres in mid-town Tucson, Arizona appeals to leisure and business travelers alike. Plus, with event spaces for up to 175 guests, Lodge on the Desert is popular for small to mid-size meetings and intimate social gatherings.
>> sometimes you just ned to get away from it all, right? luckily we have just the place here in tucson. >> they finished a $15 million renovation. >> here to tell us about lodge in the desert. what do you have coming up this summer? >> well, if you are looking for a great place to stay this summer, we’ve got a surprise summer package at the hotel. it includes two welcome drinks, overnight accommodations with just a gorgeous, beautiful room, and then the morning breakfast for two. they can be booked at lodgeonthedesert.com. just an amazing deal. if you haven’t been to the property, we have some packages that include treatments with the elements in balance spa and other wonderful things. >> you had me at two welcome drinks. you brought some food. what are we preparing? >> today i brought in some soft shell crabs. they’re from maryland. these are the fresh ones here. they came in live off