Stay minutes from game-day fun at our hotel near the University of Arizona

Pack your swimsuit and sunglasses for a relaxing stay at the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Tucson City Center, AZ, conveniently located off I-10. You can cheer on the home-team Wildcats at the University of Arizona, about two miles from the hotel, or browse nearby galleries and window-shop along downtown’s Historic Fourth Avenue. Traveling with the kids? Make time to stroll through the Children’s Discovery Garden at the Tucson Botanical Gardens and ride the Cox Wildlife Carousel at Reid Park Zoo.

After a hike at Saguaro National Park, return to the hotel and soothe your muscles with a soak in the hot tub. If relaxation is on your agenda, you can spend your afternoons lounging by our outdoor pool while streaming your favorite music using free Wi-Fi. We also offer a fitness center so you don’t have to miss your daily workout. To speed up your morning routine, drop by our dining area for a free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles.

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Unwind in our stylish hotel rooms offering a microwave and a fridge

Our spacious rooms and suites offer an oasis from business meetings or a busy day exploring Tucson, thanks to amenities like free Wi-Fi and Serta® Elite 2000 mattresses. You can relax by watching the latest HBO movie on the flat-screen TV, and you can prepare tasty snacks and drinks using the in-room microwave and refrigerator. If you’ve brought along a furry family member, we also offer pet-friendly rooms.

King Bed

  •  400 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Our standard room offers a restful stay thanks to a Serta® Elite 2000 mattress plus perks like free Wi-Fi and a fridge.

2 Queen Beds

  •  400 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Split costs with a friend in this standard room offering two plush queen beds, a microwave, and free Wi-Fi.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  •  480 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults, 1 child
Curl up on the plush sleeper sofa while tuning in to HBO on the flat-screen TV in our studio suite.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  •  480 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults, 1 child
Ideal for longer stays, our one-bedroom suite offers a private bedroom and a separate living room.

1 Bedroom Suite-2 Queen Beds

  •  480 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults, 1 child
Families can spread out in this suite with two queen beds in the private bedroom and a sleeper sofa in the living room.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  •  480 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Reserve a special weekend getaway in this romantic suite featuring a sleeper sofa and a whirlpool for two.
Ideal for everything from business conferences to family reunions, our flexible meeting room offers space for up to 35 guests. To deliver an impressive presentation, you can take advantage of free Wi-Fi and audiovisual equipment rentals. Whether you need assistance with room setup or catering arrangements, our professional team stands ready to ensure your event is a success.


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Located on the banks of the Santa Cruz River in downtown Tucson, our hotel makes a relaxing retreat for business and leisure travelers. You can play the slots at Desert Diamond Casino & Entertainment, shop the boutiques at Historic Fourth Avenue, or take the kids to see the animals at Reid Park Zoo. To admire the beautiful Sonoran Desert surrounding the city, visit the cactus forests of Saguaro National Park or explore the mountains at Sabino Canyon. Set aside time for these must-see attractions:

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

10.75 mi / 17.31 km from the hotel
This inviting complex celebrates the beauty of the Southwestern desert with a natural history museum, a botanical garden, an aquarium, and a zoo.

Saguaro National Park

17.38 mi / 27.97 km from the hotel
This park takes its name from its iconic saguaro cacti, the largest in the nation. Hike along the trails or plan a camping trip to see these plants that have become a symbol of the American West.

St. Augustine Cathedral

1.17 mi / 1.89 km from the hotel
Completed in 1866, this sacred site is Tucson's oldest cathedral and features beautiful Mexican baroque architecture.

The Gaslight Theatre

8.29 mi / 13.34 km from the hotel
At this entertainment venue, you can dine, drink, and laugh until your side hurts. The Gaslight Theatre hosts musical comedies six nights a week.

The University of Arizona

1.95 mi / 3.14 km from the hotel
Prospective students and visiting families can tour this well-known research university. Don your Wildcats gear and participate in all the game-day action.

Desert Diamond Casino & Entertainment

7.98 mi / 12.85 km from the hotel
Try your luck playing slots, table games, bingo, and keno at Desert Diamond Casino. When you need a break, dine at one of the restaurants or watch live music in the lounge.
705 N Freeway, Tucson, Arizona 85745, United States

Located just off I-10 along the Santa Cruz River, our Country Inn & Suites places you about two miles from downtown Tucson with its shopping, dining, and entertainment. If you’re visiting a student, the University of Arizona is just under 10 minutes away. To avoid the bustle of downtown traffic, you can park your car for free at the hotel and ride the Sun Tran bus to top area destinations. When your visit has come to an end, enjoy an easy commute to Tucson International Airport (TUS), located less than 10 miles away.

From Tucson International Airport (TUS)

By car:

Get onto S Tucson Boulevard and drive about three miles before it crosses E Irvington Road and turns into E Benson Highway. Continue on for nearly two miles, and then turn right onto S Park Avenue. Cross the I-10 overpass and turn right to take the ramp for I-10 W. Drive about four miles and take exit 257 toward Speedway Boulevard. Turn left onto N Freeway Street, cross the overpass, and then take a sharp left onto N Freeway. The hotel will be on your right.

8.83 mi / 14.2 km from the hotel
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