Hotels Within a 20 Mile Radius of the Tucson, AZ Airport

by Cicely A. Richard

The Tucson International Airport offers more than 60 daily departing flights, including 15 nonstop destinations. It also serves as a major port for travelers headed to the West Coast. Tucson has numerous hotels within a 20-mile radius of the airport, including airport hotels that provide transportation. Several hotels, such as Four Points by Sheraton, are located near popular destinations in the city. The Santa Catalina Mountains in northern Tucson are visible from numerous guest rooms.

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Airport Hotels

Hyatt Place Tucson Airport is a half-mile from Tucson International Airport and offers shuttle service to places within a five-mile radius. Its Park, Stay, Fly packages gives guests 14 days of free parking at the airport. The hotel has a 24-hour fitness center, an outdoor pool and 24-hours of meals and snacks. Suites consist of media centers with 42-inch flat-panel high-definition televisions and work stations, sofa beds and mini refrigerators. Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Tucson Airport is four miles from the international airport, walking distance from Tucson Electric Park. The park hosts professional baseball teams for spring training and local events. Hotel amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, an outdoor pool and atrium restaurant with a water fountain. Guest rooms have standard necessities like cable television and wireless Internet.

Hotels near Broadway Boulevard

Doubletree Hotel Tucson at Reid Park is seven miles north of the Tucson International Airport, on South Alvernon Way between Broadway Boulevard and 22nd Street. The 14-acre hotel features a landscaped courtyard, three lighted tennis courts and a 24-hour fitness centers. It also has an on-site convenience store. Across the street, Reid Park has two golf courses with shade, tennis courts, Reid Park Zoo and a jogging path with mile markers. Guest rooms have bright colors, 42-inch plasma televisions and blackout curtains. The Viscount Suite Hotel is an atrium-style hotel located nine miles from the airport on Broadway. Guests receive 24-hour shuttle service. It four-story atrium has tropical plants and dining and lounge seating. Wedding packages include rates for wedding guests, grand ballroom rental and breakfast for two. Two-room suites contain LodgeNet entertainment systems with video games and Internet access.

University of Arizona Hotels

Four Points by Sheraton Tucson University Plaza is across the street from the University of Arizona campus, less than nine miles from the international airport. It accommodates business travelers, offering meeting and event facilities with multimedia equipment and a business center. The hotel has an outdoor heated pool and concierge services. Across the college campus, University Boulevard provides more than 30 restaurants, including international and vegetarian establishments. Guest rooms offer mountain views and have cable television and wireless Internet. Tucson Marriott University Park is west of university at its main gate, only eight miles from the airport. Hotel amenities include babysitting, room service and concierge. The front desk can provide information about restaurants that deliver. Guest rooms have 32-inch LCD televisions. The university has a movie theater and performing arts theaters.

Travel Assistance

The Metropolitan Tucson Convention & Visitors Bureau web site has tools to help visitors search for accommodations and make hotel reservations. The tools provide up-to-the-minute information about available rooms, prices and packages. Visitors find out if airline and hotel bundles area available.

About the Author

Based in Tucson, Ariz., Cicely A. Richard has been writing since 1996. Her articles have been published in the “Arizona Daily Star” newspaper and “ForeWord Magazine.” Richard earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and journalism from Louisiana State University. .