Editor picks: Hotels near University of Arizona

by Alexander Castro  |  Published September 16, 2017

Baking beneath the arid Tucson sun, the University of Arizona has produced a diverse cast of alumni, from reality TV socialite Nicole Richie to postmodern author David Foster Wallace and the eminently funny Kristen Wiig. As with many gargantuan public universities, the school is also known for its Division I athletes, the Arizona Wildcats. The school’s football stadium, Arizona Stadium, is correspondingly big, with a seating capacity of 55,000.

If you’re planning a trip to this inviting desert locale, you might want to read up on some of the best hotels near campus. Our three choices range from the affordably spartan to hipster coolness and an unmistakably Southwestern-style resort. We might borrow a phrase from Nicole Richie to describe this diverse selection: “That’s hot.”