LODGE ON THE DESERT

306 North Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
3.5 Star Resort Hotel in Pima County
32.22602-110.90945
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Very Good
4.5/5

Based on 982 guest reviews

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  • Outdoor pool at hotel
  • The Avg. Group Saves 24.7%!
  • Hotel has 99 rooms
  • 2 floors in property
  • 30 suites in property
  • Check out time: Noon
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group friendly rating of 8.4/10
  • Hotel has 8 meeting rooms

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Room Types

Check Rates1 Bedroom Casita Suite
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Bedroom Casita Suite 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Bedroom Deluxe Suite
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Bedroom Deluxe Suite 1 King Bed
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Check Rates1 King Bed
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Check Rates1 King Bed Free WiFi
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Check Rates1 King Bed Whirlpool
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check Rates485 Sq Ft 1 King Bed Southwest Decor Free WiFi 10 Ft Cielings with Fans Request Fireplace
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Check Rates485 Sq Ft 2 Queen Beds Southwest Decor Free WiFi 10 Ft Cielings with Fans
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Check Rates710 Sq Ft Suite 1 King Bed Separate Living Room Sw Decor Free WiFi 10 Ft Cielings with Fan
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Check RatesCasita Fireside 2 Queen Beds
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Check RatesCasita Suite Boasts Southwest Decor 1 King Size Bed Separate Living Room
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Check RatesDeluxe 1 King Bed
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Check RatesDeluxe 1 King Bed 1 King Bed
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Check RatesDeluxe 2 Queen Beds
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Check RatesDeluxe 2 Queen Beds 2 Queen Beds
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Check RatesDeluxe Spa King
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Check RatesDeluxe Spa King 1 King Bed
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Check RatesDesert Romance 485 Sq Ft 1 King Bed Southwest Decor Free WiFi 10 Ft Cielings with Fans Request Firep
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Check RatesDesert Romance 710 Sq Ft Suite 1 King Bed Separate Living Room Sw Decor Free WiFi 10 Ft Cielings wit
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Check RatesDesert Romance Spa King Suite Boasts Sw Decor 1 King Bed Sanijet Pipeless Hydrotherapy Whirlpool Tub
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Check RatesDesert Romance Standard Casita King Room Sw Decor 1 King Bed and Personal Work Area
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Check RatesDouble Room Sole Use
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Check RatesGo Green Save Green 485 Sq Ft 1 King Bed Southwest Decor Free WiFi 10 Ft Cielings with Fans Request
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Check RatesGo Green Save Green 485 Sq Ft 2 Queen Beds Southwest Decor Free WiFi 10 Ft Cielings with Fans
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Check RatesGo Green Save Green Casita Suite Boasts Southwest Decor 1 King Size Bed Separate Living Room
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Check RatesGo Green Save Green Spa King Suite Boasts Sw Decor 1 King Bed Sanijet Pipeless Hydrotherapy Whirlpoo
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Check RatesGo Green Save Green Standard Casita King Room Sw Decor 1 King Bed and Personal Work Area
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Check RatesGo Green Save Green Sw Hacienda 2 Queen Bds Stg Area Gas Fireplace Simmons Beautyrest Black Beverly
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Check RatesKing Bed Suite
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Check RatesSingle Room
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Check RatesSpa King Suite Boasts Sw Decor 1 King Bed Sanijet Pipeless Hydrotherapy Whirlpool Tub
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Check RatesStandard Casita King
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Check RatesStandard Casita King 1 King Bed
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Check RatesStandard Casita King Room Sw Decor 1 King Bed and Personal Work Area
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Check RatesStandard Room, 1 King or 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesSw Hacienda 2 Queen Bds Stg Area Gas Fireplace Simmons Beautyrest Black Beverly Hills Bedding
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Check RatesTwin Room Sole Use
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Local Attractions

Mission San Xavier del BacOld Tucson StudiosReid Park ZooThe University of Arizona-Biosphere 2Trail Dust TownNogales - South of the Border and Tubac Artist ColonyBisbee/TombstoneTubac/Tumacacori MissionCultural Venues/Performing ArtsArizona OperaArizona Theatre CompanyBallet ArizonaThe Fox Tucson TheatreTucson Symphony OrchestraMuseumsArizona-Sonora Desert MuseumCenter for Creative PhotographyDe Grazia Gallery in the SunInternational Wildlife MuseumTitan Missile MuseumTubac Center of the ArtsTucson Children's MuseumTucson Museum of ArtUniversity of Arizona Museum of ArtNatureColossal Cave Mountain ParkKartchner Caverns State ParkSabino Canyon Recreational AreaSaguaro National Park EastSaguaro National Park WestTohono Chul ParkTucson Botanical Gardens ShoppingCasas Adobes PlazaFourth Avenue Merchants AssociationLa EncantadaMaingate SquareOld Town ArtisansPlaza PalominoSt. Philip's PlazaThe Kaibab Courtyard Shops

Verified Reviews of Lodge on the Desert

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Hotel rooms for out of town guests!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
I had a large training in Tucson and flew in guests from DC, New York, San Jose and Texas and they loved the rooms and the location. Easy to find, in the center of town. Will use again the staff was friendly and great to work with.
(Meeting planner, booked 30 rooms), from US flag
02-Oct-2017 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Sep 29 to Sun Oct 01 2017 at a $109.00 group rate (28% discount).
Response from Management on 03-Oct-2017:
Brenda, Thank you for the great review. We are happy to hear your guests enjoyed their experience at Lodge on the Desert. We look forward to any other opportunities to work together. Best regards,

Customer Reviews of Lodge on the Desert

4.5 out of 5. Based on 982 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Traditional, historic, contemporary. An Arizona Landmark, Lodge on the Desert is a 100-room boutique hotel nestled in Tucson's midtown neighborhood for those seeking authentic "Old Pueblo" experience. Originally developed in the 1930's, the 5 acre urban oasis has been transformed into eleven guest casita-style buildings, intimate pool area, natural cactus gardens, and mini residential style courtyards. The restaurant Cielos is the ideal place for fresh new american cuisine for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Large windows flood the room with natural light allowing guests to enjoy the mission-style courtyard. The bar is a convenient gathering spot where

Green Sustainability

Environmental conservation is an important element of Lodge on the Desert’s mission and vision. The hotel embraces green practices across all departments, acknowledging that environmentally-friendly initiatives are responsible as well as economically beneficial.Eco-conscious cleaning products throughout property, including laundry100% recycled and 80% post-consumer public area and guestroom paper productsGreen stays for guests include offering water saving options for sheets and towelsRecycle program for guestroom magazinesCFL lighting in most areasLow-flow toilets and showerheadsFeatured in all Lodge on the Desert guestrooms are William Roam bath products. All products in The Roam Collection contain a unique blend of antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals and are American made. All packaging has been sensibly produced with post-consumer resin and cartons are made from 100% recycled paper.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00PM
Check Out:Noon
Year of Last Renovation:2017
Floors:2
Rooms:99
Corridors:All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:99
Handicap Rooms:2
Suites:30
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:8 View Spaces
Meeting Space:6885 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 175 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:2:00PM-10:00PM
FEMA Approved:Yes
Pool Info:
Hotel has a pool and spa with fireplace seating open 24 hours.
Ownership:Lodge Partners LLC
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
72 hour cancellation policy
Nightly Parking:0
Typical Group Deposit:50% first night room & tax
Total Taxes:12.05%
Total Misc Fees:$4.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Food and Beverage Tax: 8.60%
Audio Visual Tax: 8.60%
Additional Person Fee:20.00 Per Person
Food and Beverage Service Charge:22.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees:100.00 Per Function (plus tax)
Chef Attendant Fees:75.00 Per Function (plus tax)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost:17.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:20.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:24.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:24.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:25.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:20.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:36.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:43.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 9.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 9.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:50.00 Per Item
Banquet Soda: 3.00 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 3.00 Per Item

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
40 lbs. $25.00 service fee.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Games room
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Jacuzzi
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Tucson International Airport - 7 milesThe Hotel recommends AZ StagecoachTransportation shuttle service - Approx cost one way $15.00Group Code 4Lodge when making transportation reservations

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Hot Breakfast Buffet served daily from 7:00AM-10:00AM in the Lodge Restaurant

Parking Info

Complimentary self parking. Approximately 200 spaces available.

Internet / WiFI

We have complimentary wi/fi interenet access throughout the property.hard lines also available in select rooms.

Seasonality and Projections at Lodge on the Desert

Rate fluctuations of Lodge on the Desert

The graph above is fluctuations of room rates for both our group rates and the lowest online individual prices our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was placed. The best group/meeting rate displayed is 33.6% in the month of December 2017 and the highest average individual rate is $229 in the month of September 2016. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Lodge on the Desert in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Lodge on the Desert

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Lodge on the Desert.

Feel free to use the Lodge on the Desert meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Tucson event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Palm Room 51 x 30 x 11 1530--/1508010050505025/--20020010
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Palm Room

Beautiful space over looking the Palm Lawn, with windows and french doors, built in sound system. Flexible for meetngs or events.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1530 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
51 x 30 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
25+
Columns:
0
Windows:
8
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$700.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1200.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$500.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$500.00 USD
25% discount on room rental if you spend over $1500.00 on food and beverage service
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Catalina Room 34 x 28 x 9 952--/40--40102020--/--50704
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Catalina Room

The Catalina Room is the orginal historic hacienda, non traditional meeting / event space truly unique with spectacular views with a fireplace.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
952 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
34 x 28 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
15
Columns:
3
Windows:
8
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$250.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$250.00 USD
25% discount on room rental if you spend over $1500.00 on food and beverage service
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Fireplace Rooms 45 x 16 x 10 720--/4020208--20--/--40402
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Fireplace Rooms

The beautiful historic Fireplace room is a private room contected the Lodge on the Desrt Restaurant.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
720 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
45 x 16 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
14
Columns:
0
Windows:
8
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$175.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$350.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$175.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$350.00 USD
25% discount on room rental if you spend over $1500.00 on food and beverage service
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Board Room 23 x 9 x 10 207--/----------10--/--------
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Board Room

The Board Room is conveniently located in the New Hacienda Building which houses the Front Desk and Library.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
207 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
23 x 9 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$200.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$100.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$200.00 USD
25% discount on room rental if you spend over $1500.00 on food and beverage service
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Library 27 x 12 x 10 324--/--------------/----20--
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Library

The Library is comfortably furnished with southwestern decor displaying orginal works of art and antiques. Cozy intemate space.
Room Type:
Lobby
Total Size:
324 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
27 x 12 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
25% discount on room rental if you spend over $1500.00 on food and beverage service
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Palm Lawn 105 x 51 x 0 5355--/175------------/--200--10
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Palm Lawn

The Palm Lawn is centrally located, over looking the Hacienda pool and the Santa Catalina Mountains
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
5355 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
105 x 51 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
25% discount on room rental if you spend over $1500.00 on food and beverage service
Hacienda Lawn 30 x 27 x 0 810--/60------------/----80--
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Hacienda Lawn

The Hacienda Lawn is secluded within the new Hacienda structures just off the Hacienda pool
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
810 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
30 x 27 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
25% discount on room rental if you spend over $1500.00 on food and beverage service
Pool Side 21 x 9 x 0 189--/--------------/----25--
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Pool Side

Pool side enjoy the Kiva fireplace and soothing sound of flowing water from the copper and tile water features
Room Type:
Pool Deck
Total Size:
189 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
21 x 9 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
25% discount on room rental if you spend over $1500.00 on food and beverage service
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