North Side Tucson Motels

by Mary Schultz
Saguaro studded North Tucson hugs the Catalina Foothills.

Saguaro studded North Tucson hugs the Catalina Foothills.

desert orange image by Sandra Henderson from

The north side of historic Tucson hugs the Catalina Foothills and lies adjacent to Oro Valley and the Town of Marana, famous for professional golf's Accenture Match Play Championship. Tucson itself is the home of several award winning golf courses, as well as the University of Arizona and Biosphere, Sonoran Desert Museum, Old Tucson Studios, the Pima Air/Space Museum and the winter Gem and Mineral Show. Staying in North Side Tucson motels gives visitors access to many attractions.

Tucson Mall Access

Hampton Inn & Suites Tucson-Mall has 101 rooms and suites, some with disabled access. There is a pool and spa, a fitness center, meeting rooms, soft seating area, breakfast area, and the property is near to golf. Complimentary hot breakfast is served daily, with a Monday through Friday opportunity to grab a complimentary breakfast bag meal to go.

Catalina Mountain Views

Corona Ranch Tucson Guest Ranch & Banquet Facility is a renovated 1920s vintage guest ranch. It features Spanish hacienda style buildings, a natural habitat for Sonoran desert wildlife and birds, and a spacious grassy courtyard where guests can see the Catalina Mountains. The property is located within a mile of Sabino Canyon and is also near the Tanque Verde Rd. restaurant row. Each of six guestrooms has a private entrance and bath, heating and air conditioning, refrigerator, basic cable television, coffee maker and outside patio overlooking the courtyard, lawn and fountain. A complimentary guest phone for local calls is available. Complimentary coffee is served. The guest ranch also arranges events in its banquet facility.

Multiple Shopping Center Access

Best Western InnSuites in the Tucson Foothills area gives guests access to nearby Tucson Mall, Foothills Mall, and La Encantada. It is within minutes of Marana, Oro Valley, Tucson Convention Center, Downtown Tucson and University of Arizona, and close to golfing, hiking, biking and jogging opportunities. Guests receive all of the following on a complimentary basis: hot breakfast buffet, evening social hours, high speed wireless Internet access, parking, airport shuttle transport between 7 a.m. and 9:30 p.m., upgraded beds and bedding. There is a fitness center and swimming pool. Pets are permitted.

Immediate I-10 Freeway Access

The Town of Marana lies directly adjacent to the North Tucson area along Interstate Highway 10, a major U.S. east-west transcontinental highway. The Super 8 Marana/Tucson Area is accessed from I-10 and the Cortaro Road Exit 246 in Marana. The 67-room motel is within walking distance from shopping and restaurants. Rooms include free high-speed wireless Internet connections, refrigerators, microwaves, a free continental breakfast and other amenities. Outdoor heated pool and spa, large free parking area and in-lobby computers for guest use are available. Rooms for disabled guests are available. Pets are not permitted.

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  • desert orange image by Sandra Henderson from