The Econo Lodge hotel is less than half a mile from the University of Arizona (U of A) and the Tucson Convention Center. Full-service hotel amenities and features available include free continental breakfast, free local calls, an outdoor pool, wireless high-speed Internet access. This is a pet-friendly hotel (additional fees apply). A cable TV, microwave and small fridge are included in each guest room. Large family-friendly rooms have three double beds. A wide variety of restaurants and cocktail lounges are in the surrounding area. Guests can enjoy shopping at the nearby Tucson Mall and Park Place mall. Just about one hour south of Tucson is Nogales, Mexico, featuring an abundance of shopping and restaurants. This hotel is close to area attractions like Old Tucson Studios movie studio and theme park, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. The Tucson International Airport is 12 miles away.