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What Qualifies a Property to be TAG Approved?®

Enforce non-discriminatory policies including “sexual orientation.”

Treat heterosexual and domestic partners equally in personnel policies.

Provides LGBT diversity and sensitivity training for employees.

Empower customers and employees to be “watchdogs” of its gay and lesbian business practices.

Gives back to their community.

Employs staff who reflect the diversity of their community.

Lodge on the Desert

306 North Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711


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Neighborhood: Mid-town
Number of Rooms: 103
Type of Hotel: Urban Resort

Originally a family residence, Lodge on the Desert first opened for business in 1936. Today this 103-room boutique hotel is an Arizona landmark and Tucson tradition renowned for its intimate residential setting and genial hospitality. Here guests discover pathways meandering among regal palms, native cacti and manicured lawns wrapped in ribbons of seasonal flowers. Charming hacienda-style accommodations afford guests a sanctuary in which to retreat and relax. It is truly Tucson’s urban oasis. And considered by many to be a mid-town masterpiece. Lodge on the Desert is also popular for small to mid-size meetings and social events. Its location is convenient to Tucson International Airport, The University of Arizona and University Medical Center, plus abundant shopping, major attractions and a host of recreational pursuits. With so much to see and do and more than 350 days of sunshine annually, it’s no wonder the Old Pueblo is a favorite year ‘round destination. Lodge on the Desert awaits your arrival.

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