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Official Hosting Hotels /Updated: Feb. 1, 2015


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We know you will appreciate the many options available this year – so go ahead and make your plans now!

CasinoDelSolLogoCasino Del Sol Resort
5655 W Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ 85757
Rates Starting At $139.00

Click on this link ElTour2015 to be directed to the reservations page.
OR You call reservations directly 24hrs and use the same code: ElTour2015
1-855-SOL-STAY (1-855-765-7829)
Casino Del Sol Resort will honor the group rate until October 28th 2015.

Any reservations made after the above date will be based on availability.
If any questions please don’t hesitate to call or email us
website www.casinodelsolresort.com
Reservation Instructions and Resort Description see more Here.

CDSR thumbnail picLocated just 15 minutes from Tucson International Airport and downtown Tucson, El Tour cyclists and spectators will find Casino Del Sol Resort Hotel, Spa and Conference Center. An oasis nestled in the secluded mesquites of the high desert. Our gracious and welcoming resort is a Forbes Four Star Award winner and is also the recipient of Triple A Four Diamond rating and a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence.

Casino Del Sol Resort features 215 beautiful rooms and suites with every possible comfort to surround you. The main Casino welcomes you with soaring, dramatic ceilings crowned by a perfect blue-sky above. This magnificent skyline rises above a replication of a Tuscan village, reflecting Mediterranean and southern European influences, which compliment this modern, state-of-the-art facility. Guests can choose from a fabulous array of colorful dining and entertainment options. Or, you can immerse yourself in the indulgences offered by Hiapsi Spa, and then come to play in Southern Arizona’s most beautiful and welcoming casino.

DoubleTree logoDoubletree by Hilton Tucson – Reid Park
445 South Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711
Phone: (520) 881-4200
Rates start at $109 for Single, Double, Triple, Quad

Book a reservation online using this link: here. OR call 1-800-222-8733 and ask for the El Tour de Tucson special rate.

Reservation Instructions and Resort Description see more Here.

DoubleTree photosIncomparable Value
• 287 newly renovated guest rooms with well-lit executive work space, high-speed Internet access, refrigerator, 42″ plasma televisions and coffee and tea service
• Sweet Dreams® by Doubletree sleep experience with pillow-top mattresses
and luxurious linens
• 8 suites, 1 Presidential Suite and 3 Casitas
• 20,000 square feet of newly renovated, flexible meeting space and 4,000 square feet of outdoor event space

Convenient Location
• 5 miles from downtown Tucson
• 7 miles from Tucson International Airport
• More than 20 restaurants and 50 retail outlets within 3 miles
• Across the street from Reid Park with 36 holes of golf, tennis center, aquatic center and a zoo!

Complimentary Transportation
• Local shuttle service from 6AM to 10PM daily

Superior Amenities
• Complimentary Business Center (including 24-hour internet, photocopier, printer)
• Complimentary wireless internet access throughout lobby
• Four in-house dining options:
1. Cactus Rose Steakhouse – breakfast, lunch and dinner, award-winning Sunday Brunch
2. Javelina Cantina – casual dining for lunch and dinner, home of the 46 ounce Margarita
3. Lobby Bar – afternoon and evening appetizers and drinks
4. Room Service – full restaurant menu 6AM-10PM
• Complimentary Precor fitness center, outdoor pool, outdoor hot tub
• Peaceful Sprit Massage
• Three lighted tennis courts
• High-speed internet access in guest rooms, meeting rooms and public area

Hilton HHonors®
Points & Miles® and No Blackout Dates. Hilton HHonors is the only hotel guest reward program to offer it all, at more than 2,900 hotels worldwide.


westward look logoWestward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa
245 E Ina Rd
Tucson, AZ 85704
Phone:(520) 297-1151
Rates start at $119 for Single/Double

Reservation Instructions and Resort Description see more Here.

Perfect location for spectators! Conveniently located along the route at the 60 mile mark on Ina/Oracle, Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa combines the charm of an authentic hacienda-style estate with contemporary comforts of a Four Diamond resort. During free time guests can relax at one of our three sparkling pools or for the more adventurous we offer hiking, mountain bike rentals, on-site horseback riding, championship tennis, sand volley ball & basketball, or guests can explore the grounds at night with a pair of night vision goggles. Need a massage before or after your ride? Enjoy 20% discount off of any massage or treatment at the Sonoran Spa.

Complimentary Grab & Go Breakfast on Race Day

and Complimentary Bicycle Storage & Lockup is also Available.


lodge on the desert logoLodge on the Desert
306 North Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711
Phone: 520-320-2000
Rates start at $149

Call 520-320-2000 or 877.498.6776 and use code “ELTOUR2015”

Reservation Instructions and Resort Description see more Here.

Against the majestic backdrop of the Santa Catalina Mountains, the Lodge’s charming rooms and spacious suites welcome discerning travelers to a desert garden paradise that only nature and time could create.
When not riding through the streets of the Tucson area, guests may enjoy Tucson’s delightfully sunshiny days poolside where amenities include large outdoor gas corner stone fireplace, two spacious ramadas and an outdoor hot tub. The Lodge pool area, with its strikingly contemporary Dedon outdoor furnishings, looks and feels like an outdoor living room!
The restaurant at Lodge on the Desert offers one of the best dining options in Southern Arizona. Framed with floor-to-ceiling windows, it overlooks a spacious secluded Saltillo-tiled outdoor private patio featuring a four-sided fireplace for optimal year ’round al fresco dining. It reflects a genuine, richly authentic Southern Arizona historic charm and ambience and is the ideal venue to showcase Lodge on the Desert’s ‘new American’ upscale and contemporary cuisine, blending flavors from America’s melting pot with cooking techniques both traditional and unconventional.
Lodge on the Desert’s mid-town location is convenient to Tucson International Airport, The University of Arizona and University Medical Center. Literally minutes from many of Tucson’s most distinctive major area attractions, cultural and performing arts, abundant shopping, dining and a host of recreational options including a number of Arizona’s most challenging golf courses and superb tennis facilities, Lodge guests may enjoy all there is to do near and around this boutique, historic hotel. Close by points of interest (less than five miles) include Tucson Botanical Gardens, Reid Park Zoo and Tucson Museum of Art.
From its guest rooms and suites, to its uniquely appealing dining offerings, in a destination which boasts a diverse array of some of Southern Arizona’s undisputed best recreation and attractions, Lodge on the Desert is the epitome of blended Tucson – old and new.


Comfort-Suites-Logo_iComfort Suites Sabino Canyon
7007 East Tanque Verde
Tucson, AZ 85715
P: 520.298.2300
Rates start at $85 King Suite / $95 Double Suite
Contact the hotel directly and ask for the El Tour rate at 520.298.2300 or contact your sales representative at sales@tucsoncs.com

Reservation Instructions and Resort Description see more Here.

Located just 9 minutes from the 55 mile start and a perfect location for pre- and post-training at Mount Lemmon, Sabino Canyon and Saguaro Park East! Free hot breakfast buffet, secure bicycle storage, spacious rooms offering microwave, refrigerator, and wireless internet. Your home away from home on Tucson’s upscale eastside of town! Thank you for choosing us! Our staff is looking forward to being of service to you.

RadGreen_Logo256x96Radisson Suites Tucson
6555 East Speedway Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 721-7100
Rates start at $99
Book your reservation online by using this link HERE
or … Contact the hotel directly and ask for the El Tour rate and/or use code 1115EL

Reservation Instructions and Resort Description see more Here.

Only 8 miles away from the start/finish line, the Radisson Suites Tucson is the ideal home base when visiting Tucson. Each of the spacious suites features an extra-large bathroom with dual vanities along with a living room and a bedroom that offers 1 king size bed or 2 double beds. In addition, every suite offers a coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, sofa sleeper and complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. Most suites, unless on the ground floor, offers a private balcony where you can enjoy the breathtaking mountain and city views.

When it’s time to relax, guests at the Radisson Suites Tucson can enjoy an oversized heated pool and Jacuzzi located in a lushly landscaped courtyard. We offer an on-site fitness facility as well as complimentary passes and transportation to nearby Platinum Fitness. The Radisson Suites Tucson also offers a fully equipped Business Center and additional computer kiosks near the main ballroom. Complimentary hi-speed wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. In addition, complimentary shuttle service is offered within a 3-mile radius.

The Breeze Patio Bar and Grill is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and room service. A Full Breakfast Buffet is included in your rate. Enjoy our daily Happy Hour from 4 – 6 pm. featuring food and drink specials. Enjoy a leisurely lunch on the patio, dinner and drinks with friends in the restaurant and lounge, or private dining from the comfort of your suite. Surrounded by dozens of restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues, the Radisson Suites Tucson is ideally located near some of Tucson’s most popular destinations.

best western

Best Western Royal Sun Inn & Suites
1015 N Stone Ave
Tucson, AZ 85705
Phone: 520-622-8871 | www.bwroyalsun.com
Rates start at $99.99 for Deluxe King Room
Contact the hotel directly and ask for the “El Tour de Tucson” rate

Reservation Instructions and Resort Description see more Here.


BW_RoyalSun_ExteriorDayThis is an Eco-Friendly, Resort Style, Full Service Hotel near Downtown Tucson and only a mile from the start line.

It is our privilege to be a host hotel for many years & we thank all the participants for the business & their support to this amazing event.

Our rates include complimentary Cooked-To-Order Breakfast at the Royal Sun Restaurant, 2-for-1 Drinks at Lounge, free Wifi, Outdoor heated pool, spa & exercise room.

All rooms have been freshly renovated & include comfortable beds with premium bedding, LCD TV, DVD player & outlets next to bed & at the desk.


Hilton_Hotels_&_Resorts_2010Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Resort
10000 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ 85704
Phone: (520) 544-5000
Rates start at $139 for Single/Double

Reservation Instructions and Resort Description see more Here.

Not many places still exist where you can fall asleep to the distant howls of coyotes and wake to the aroma of the blooming Saguaro cactus. Nestled in the Catalina foothills, overlooking the city of Tucson, inspired by the beauty of its pristine natural canyon views and lush desert surroundings, our resort offers a stimulating setting for productive business meetings, conferences and corporate retreats. And with non-stop flights from cities, the journey to Tucson is one worth traveling. With 45 holes of golf, 31 tennis courts, Elements Spa, five restaurants and five swimming pools featuring a 143’ water slide, the Hilton El Conquistador is a bicyclists dream!

sheratonSheraton Tucson Hotel and Suites
5151 East Grant Road
Tucson, AZ 85712
$105 traditional guest room / $125 one bedroom suite

Reservation Instructions and Resort Description see more Here.

The Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites blends the intimacy of a boutique hotel with the fun and function of an urban retreat. After a long day, you’ll find comfort in one of our guest rooms between the crisp sheets of your sumptuous Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ Bed. Catch your favorite show on the flat screen TV and surf the net via wireless High Speed Internet Access. Enjoy Arizona-style cuisine with a modern twist at Fire + Spice, our exciting new Southwestern restaurant, or toast a s’more—or a martini—while enjoying a show by a local performer at our outdoor fire pits. Work up a sweat in our state-of-the-art, updated Fitness Facility. Visit our lobby—redesigned as a Lobby Living Room—to satisfy your coffee craving with a Starbucks Coffee, or get “wired” with free Wi-Fi and PC workstations at Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft.
Guests enjoy great views of Tucson’s surrounding rugged mountain range. Bookended by nature, the Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites is within easy reach of many business, cultural and recreational attractions.
We’ve got fun covered here in Tucson. Dine & unwind at the contemporary Fire + Spice or enjoy hiking, golfing, cycling, and tennis – located moments away. Swim, soak in the hot tub, or get a massage poolside in our beautifully designed pool courtyard. We’ve got your business and events needs in mind, too. Our 18,000 square feet of newly redesigned function space includes the brand new Sabino Ballroom and Canyon Theatre, featuring stadium classroom seating. An on-site Business Center is available for your computer needs including High Speed Internet Access, scanning, printing, and faxing.
From the minute you arrive and are greeted by a personal host, our friendly and efficient staff will make sure your feel a welcome that’s as warm as the Arizona sun. We look forward to sharing the new Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites.

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Ship Your Bike

High Country Shippingcs_logo_white_bg_with_phoneIf you’re flying into Tucson or don’t want the hassle of dealing with your bike on the way to the starting point, we encourage you to ship your bike directly to the starting location. Instructions and More Here.

We are working with High Country Shipping (HCS), a registered FedEx/UPS shipper, for shipping all bikes to and from our event. They have been shipping bikes for years to several major events throughout the country. If you contact High Country Shipping, ( http://www.highcountryshipping.com/bike_events/tour_tucson.html ) they will arrange all the details and send you shipping labels in advance. In addition, they will monitor your shipment, e-mail you when it arrives at their local facility, and deliver your bike to your hotel. During the event High Country Shipping will store your cardboard box or hard case.

At the finish, High Country Shipping’s booth will be conveniently located so you can drop your bike off for return shipping. For those who want assistance with bike assembly / disassembly HCS will coordinate this with qualified bike mechanics for an additional fee.

Riders are encouraged to make their reservation in advance online( http://www.highcountryshipping.com/bike_events/tour_tucson.html ). HCS will then contact you to confirm shipping. Riders will be charged for shipping when their bike arrives on time in Tucson.

Contact High Country Shipping
High Country Shippingcs_logo_white_bg_with_phone



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Official Hosting Restaurants

Local Dining In Tucson!metro restaurants
Always first in cuisine, always first in supporting bicycling
… Locally Owned and Operated
… Proud Sponsor of El Tour de Tucson cycling event
… Southern Arizona’s Best Dining Experience! www.metrorestaurants.com

2959 N. Swan Rd. (at Fort Lowell)
(520) 327-7463
Voted Tucson’s “Best Steakhouse”

OLD PUEBLO GRILLE – ALVERNONold-pueblo-grille color low res
60 N. Alvernon Way
(520) 326-6000
“Best Patio Dining”


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Airport Shuttle

Arizona Stagecoach is the recommended hotel/airport shuttle service to/from any hotel or resort in Southern Arizona.


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Bike Rentals – local maps and information services

Where to rent bikes in Tucson, as well as local maps and information services . Click For Details

View popular bicycle routes/cue sheets throughout the greater
Tucson area, courtesy of Greater Arizona Bicycling Association.

Tucson Bike Map p.1 /// Tucson Bike Map p.2

Ride safely and legally – Arizona Bicycling Street Smarts

Please contact the following Tucson businesses for information
on bicycle rental or shipping your bicycle for assembly:

Broadway Bicycles
(520) 296-7819
Limited bike rental; assembly services

Cycle Tucson
(520) 245-6011
Bicycle rentals and tours

Fair Wheel Bicycles
(520) 884-9018
No rental; shipping and assembly services

Sabino Cycles
(520) 885-3666
No rental; shipping and assembly services

Tucson retail store
Rental by reservation; shipping and assembly

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Things to do in Tucson – there’s something for everyone

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Whether you’re visiting Tucson for the first time, or you’re a local searching for what’s new, Tucson has what you’re looking for. With incredible attractions for the whole family, 350 days of sunshine for outdoor adventures and golf, an extensive arts and culture background, world-class accommodations and spas, and a burgeoning culinary and nightlife scene, Tucson will keep you entertained and wanting to come back for more. Come visit Tucson and see for yourself!

Downtown TucsonWith an unbelievable variety of shopping, culinary and cultural venues and a fabulous nightlife, the place to be is Downtown Tucson. What to do & where to go — everything near our EXPO and our start/finish line.

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