Pet-Friendly Motels in Tucson

by Joy Uyeno

Tucson, Arizona, has a number of pet-friendly accommodations but only a few pet-friendly motels. These motels are located in different areas of the city, offering budget accommodations for humans and their four-legged friends. As with all pet-friendly establishments, it's always a good idea to give motels in Tucson a call prior to your arrival to make sure you are given a room that allows pets.

La Quinta Inn

La Quinta Inn has four locations in Tucson: Tucson East, Tucson Airport, Tucson Downtown and Northwest Marana. All four hotels offer basic accommodations with two double beds or one king-sized bed. The Tucson East and airport locations allow two dogs of any size, while the downtown and Northwest Marana locations allow two dogs up to 50 lb. All three locations charge no fee for pets. Complimentary amenities include a daily breakfast buffet, wireless Internet access and parking.

Red Roof Inn

Red Roof Inn has two locations in Tucson: Tucson South and Tucson North. Guestrooms at both locations are basic, with options for rooms with microwaves and refrigerators. Both hotels allow one pet for no fee; however, the Red Roof Inn Tucson North stipulates pets must be 80 lb. or less. Guests of the Red Roof Inn Tucson South should call to inquire about their specific pet's size. Free wireless Internet and parking are available to guests of the Red Roof Inn Tucson motels.

Motel 6

Motel 6 has three locations in Tucson: Congress Street, Tucson Airport and Tucson North. Accommodations are basic, with two full beds or one queen-sized bed. At all three locations, pets stay free with no weight limit or restrictions on the number of animals per room. Pets must be leashed in the common areas and must be declared upon check-in.

Quality Inn

Quality Inn has two locations in Tucson: Quality Inn Tucson Airport and Quality Inn Tucson on Benson Highway. Both motels offer basic accommodations with two double beds or one king-sized bed. Quality Inn hotels allow two pets up to 50 lb. for a fee of $10 per night. Free amenities include continental breakfast, wireless Internet and parking. The airport location offers travelers a free shuttle.

About the Author

Joy Uyeno has been writing about travel, food, fashion, culture and finance since 2005. For three years she wrote a column for the "Honolulu Star-Bulletin" aimed at young and first-time travelers. Her writing has appeared in several local and national publications, including the 2008 anthology "Honolulu Stories." She holds a Master of Arts in writing and publishing from Emerson College.