March 12-13 2022, 9:30-5:30, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus!

Hotel Partners

Festival Staff / November 1, 2021

Several area hotels provide special room rates for festival attendees. The list below identifies those properties extending discounts along with details associated with the hotel. Thank you for supporting our partners! Additional properties will be added as new hotel partners join us.

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151 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85701
Distance from University of Arizona 1.5 miles.
The AC Hotel Tucson Downtown is an eclectic and modern experience enriched with all of the things that make Tucson such an exceptional city, situated at the heart of the nationally - famous Congress St., our hotel embraces the spirit of Tucson through locally sourced craft beers and wines, walkable access to the city's best bars and restaurants, and sweeping views of Tucson's four distinct mountain ranges.
Amenities available include: complimentary Wifi, rooftop pool
Visit the link above for reservations or call the hotel at 520-385-7111.
1900 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85719
Distance to UA campus: .1 miles
TFOB Hotel Partner for 7 years
Trendy style blends with a convenient location at Aloft Tucson University.
We're walking distance to the University!
Mix and mingle with friends in the vibrant WXYZ bar and enjoy craft cocktails & tasty snacks.
Visit the link above or call 520 908-6800 to make your reservation.
201 S. Williams Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85711
Distance to U of A Campus 4.6 miles. 14 minute drive.
Comfortable contemporary property offering spacious guestrooms, efficient amenities and a great location!
Visit link above or call 520-745-6000 to book your Tucson Festival of Books rate.
445 S. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711
Distance from the University of Arizona 3.5 miles. Shuttle to and from the University. Resort style setting, full service hotel which includes two restaurants, bar, fitnesses center and swimming pool. The hotel is directly across the street from Reid Park with two gold course, zoo, bike path and tennis courts. Visit the link above or call 520-881-4200 to book your Tucson Festival of Books special room rate.
280 S Church Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
We’re off I-10 in Downtown, directly connected to the Tucson Convention Center. Tucson Arena, Leo Rich Theater, Tucson Music Hall, and GJX Gem & Jewelry Show are within one mile. The University of Arizona and Sentinel Peak Park are 10 minutes away. Enjoy extensive meeting space, on-site dining, the pool, and our lobby bar. Receive a warm cookie upon arrival.
930 E 2nd St, Tucson, AZ 85719
Graduate Tucson was recognized by USA Today as a Top 10 New Hotel of 2020! Public spaces at Graduate Tucson feature a curated collection of local art that highlights the unique culture and landscape of Tucson and the Sonoran Desert! Guests enjoy our rooftop located above the 14th floor with our heated outdoor pool plus restaurant and bar, The Moonstone, featuring panoramic mountain views and unique “Camping in the Desert” theme!
5501 N. Hacienda Del Sol, Tucson, AZ 85718
Distance to UA Campus: 6.5 miles
TFOB Hotel Partner for 10 years

With awe-inspiring mountain vistas, three sparkling pools and lush gardens, the historic Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort was once a boarding school for daughters of the country's elite families, and later, a getaway for Hollywood royalty. The 34-acre property retains its historic charm with several historic rooms, as well as our newer Sonoran rooms all of which blend beautifully with the ambiance of our environment and feature modern comforts, making it one of the premiere luxury resorts in Tucson. Explore nearby hiking through towering Saguaros or indulging in organic spa treatments on-site. Experience regionally inspired upscale dining at The Grill or casual, creative fare at Terraza Garden Patio & Lounge. Settle in with a selection from the wine list or one of the many beers, liquors and expertly crafted cocktails available in the lounge and restaurants or in the privacy of guest room.

This is an authentic Southwestern experience elevated by luxurious amenities, exceptional service, award-winning dining, and Arizona’s most extensive wine list complimented by locally inspired cocktails.
4250 N. Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85718
Distance to UA campus: 4 miles
TFoB Hotel Partner for 8 years.
Homewood Suites by Hilton® Tucson/St. Philip's Plaza University places guests near sporting events and cultural attractions. Located in the beautiful St. Philips Plaza, feel at home in a spacious suite with complimentary internet access, separate living and dining areas, and a kitchen complete with a fridge, dishwasher, microwave and two-burner stove.
Our Tucson hotel by Rillito River Park and adjacent to The Loop, offers 12 miles of riverside trails and is steps away from shopping, dining and a weekend Farmer's Market that includes Southern Arizona’s largest market devoted to locally grown products
Join us each morning for a hot full breakfast and unwind at our complimentary evening social* Monday – Thursday. Meet friends on the peaceful, landscaped BBQ area. Pick up snacks and sundries at the 24-hour Suite Shop. Plan an event for up to 60 people in the 1,000 sq. ft. meeting room, and print documents in the complimentary business center.
Complimentary Shuttle to the University of Arizona Campus. Call 520.577.0007 for Tucson Festival of Books or click on the hotel name for Festival of Book rate.
720 West Silverlake Road, Tucson, AZ 85713
Distance from the University of Arizona 4.5 miles.
Not only is Hotel McCoy Tucson's only art hotel, but it is also home to Barrio Books, one of our city's beloved locally-owned bookstores. With art, poetry, and murals covering all of the walls and a theme of kindness throughout the property, you might not be surprised to know that one of the hotel's owners is a writer.
Amenities available include: free parking, free breakfast, free check-in drink. Saltwater heated pool, bar, onsite bookstore, and art gallery.
*To Book a Room, click on the link above and use promo code READINGISCOOL to take 15% off your stay
306 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711
Distance to UA Campus: 3 miles.
TFOB Hotel Partner for 12 years
Lodge On The Desert offers guests a unique taste of the Old Pueblo to suit each traveler's preference.
Lodge On The Desert's Midtown location is convenient to Tucson International Airport, the University of Arizona, and University Medical Center. It's literally minutes from many of Tucson's most distinctive major attractions, including cultural and performing arts, abundant shopping, dining, and a host of recreational options, including several of Arizona's most challenging golf courses and superb bike trails. Lodge guests may enjoy all there is to do near and around this boutique, historic hotel.
Amenities available include: Hot breakfast, complimentary self-parking, complimentary high-speed wifi.
Visit the link above and input booking code TFOB22 or call 520-320-2000 and give the group booking code TFOB22 to book your stay.
880 E. Second St, Tucson, AZ 85719
Distance to UA Campus: 1 block
TFOB Hotel Partner for 10 years.
Completely redesigned Marriott located adjacent to the beautiful campus of the University of Arizona.
Amenities available include: mobile check-in, fitness center, restaurant, and coffee bar.
Visit the link above or call 520.792.4100 and request the Tucson Festival of Books.
777 W Cushing, Tucson, AZ 85745
Distance to UA Campus: 3 miles
TFOB Hotel Partner for 10 years
Only Tucson hotel with its own streetcar stop. Avoid traffic and ride the streetcar to TFOB. Oversized guestrooms with 1 King or 2 Queen beds. Restaurant and bar on site.
Amenities available include: Free full breakfast buffet, free parking, free internet access, free in-room safe, heated outdoor pool and hot tub, and parking for oversized vehicles.
Visit the link above or call 800.551.1466 or 520.239.2300 and request the Tucson Festival of Books.
5151 E. Grant Road, Tucson, AZ 85712
Distance to UA Campus: 5.4 miles
TFOB Hotel Partner for 10 years
Nestled in the heart of the city, the Sheraton is only 5 miles from the U of A. Beautiful suites and traditional accommodations for a relaxing stay.
Amenities available include: Grind n Bre 24-hour lobby cafe and the Glowbal restaurant and lounge with outdoor patio. Pool, whirlpool, and 16+ restaurants within 1/2 mile.
Visit the link above or call 520-323-6262 or 800-325-3535 and request the Tucson Festival of Books.
3800 E Sunrise Dr., Tucson, AZ 85718
Distance from UA campus: 8.1 miles
From the moment of arrival, the captivating views from the Catalina Mounts and welcoming level of service confirm that you've selected the best place to stay in Tucson!
Offering the largest guest rooms in Tucson, dramatic city, mountain and golf course views, plus five dining options ranging from the Southwest infused cuisine of AZuL to the delicious aroma of Starbucks® wafting from espresso, The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa has everything you're looking for.
Visit the link above or call 520-742-6000 to book your Tucson Festival of Books special rate.
245 E. Ina Rd., Tucson, AZ 85704
Distance to UA Campus: 8.5 miles
TFOB Hotel Partner for 7 years.
Originally built as a hacienda-style family home in 1912, the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa offers an upscale Southwestern experience with modern conveniences. Set on 80 acres of pristine Sonoran Desert, each of our thoughtfully-appointed guest rooms and suites offers a private balcony with breathtaking views of the surrounding Arizona landscape. Contact Westward Look at 520-297-1151 and request the Tucson Festival of Books Room Rate.
Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Appliance and Home
Arizona Party Rental Companies
Marshall Foundation

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