Welcome to The Leo Kent Hotel, Tucson, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Newest Hotel in Tucson, AZ
Situated in the heart of downtown Tucson inside the city’s most iconic building, the Leo Kent hotel offers a new kind of stay in the Old Pueblo. With an emphasis on upscale authenticity, the property maintains a modern classical southwestern design that delivers a true “Made-in-Tucson” experience. Nestle into a guestroom that features uniquely local influences paired with modern conveniences such as high-speed Wi-Fi and ample workspace. Discover elevated Southwestern cuisine at St. Cruz, our chef driven restaurant and bar open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Or if work is on your agenda, we offer flexible meeting rooms with over 1,500 sq. ft of space. There is also ample opportunity to focus on your health and wellness at our state-of-the-art onsite fitness facility or nearby outdoor recreation destinations. Whether you're traveling for work, attending events at University of Arizona, or exploring the Sonoran Desert, The Leo Kent provides an ideal Tucson hotel location for both business and leisure.
Rooms & Suites
Thoughtfully designed rooms, panoramic views, timeless decor, and much more for an exceptional stay.
The Leo Kent Legacy
Who Is Dr. Leo Kent?
Dr. Leo Kent, a dedicated internal medicine doctor, relocated to Tucson from Chicago in 1946 with his wife, Bonita, and his daughter, Katherine Ann (“Muffin”). A significant contributor to the Tucson community, Leo’s devotion to medicine and civic organizations, including the Pima County Medical Society and the Arizona Medical Alliance with Mexico, left an indelible mark. The Leo Kent Hotel, a brainchild of Leo’s grandson, Tyler A. Kent, stands as a heartfelt tribute to Dr. Leo Kent’s commitment to Tucson. Rooted in authenticity and exceptional service, the hotel offers unique Tucson experiences that create cherished memories, celebrating the city’s rich history and culture. This legacy reflects Leo’s passion for serving others and bettering lives, making it a true embodiment of his love for this vibrant city.
Local Flavors & Libations
St Cruz Restaurant
St. Cruz restaurant inside The Leo Kent sources many local ingredients for the menu and features local beers, wines, and liquor in the bar. It is inspired by the Santa Cruz River, which ran through Tucson and gave sustenance to generations of Tucsonans.
University of Arizona
The Leo Kent’s proximity to the U of A campus makes it the perfect place to stay for parents visiting their students, future Wildcats in town for a tour, and travelers looking to explore this historic institution. Connected via Sun Link Streetcar, guests have easy access to campus and downtown Tucson. We invite you to embrace the university’s rich history and dynamic community. Bear down!
At The Leo Kent, you’re right in the heart of Tucson’s allure. Discover nearby shopping, dining, and entertainment. Experience the city’s rich art scene and embrace its vibrant culture. Your stay is an invitation to savor the very essence of Tucson, where history and modernity blend seamlessly. Explore and indulge in the city’s diverse offerings within your reach!
Tucson Convention Center
Immerse in the legacy of the Tucson Convention Center, a hub of history and events near The Leo Kent. Since its inception, it has hosted countless iconic gatherings and performances. As our esteemed neighbor, it offers a seamless experience for guests attending events or exploring the city. Unearth the rich history of this venue and revel in its bustling atmosphere, just minutes from your desert retreat!
Experience Elevated Fitness
Discover The Leo Kent’s modern fitness facility, complete with state-of-the-art equipment, weights, and more, enhanced by a wall-to-wall mirror for a motivating exercise session. Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast or seeking an active stay, our well-equipped gym ensures you stay on track with your health goals. It’s the perfect blend of comfort and convenience!
Meetings & Events
Inspired Meetings, Social Events and Wedding Blocks
At The Leo Kent, our flexible gathering spaces are designed to accommodate a wide range of occasions, like small meetings, training sessions, social events, family reunions, and holiday celebrations.Plan Your Event
Scenic Panoramas: Just Outside Your Window
The Leo Kent offers stunning panoramic views of downtown Tucson, the University of Arizona, and Southern Arizona's majestic mountains and foothills. As the tallest building in Tucson, you’re guaranteed a glimpse of the energetic city from every corner. Immerse yourself in the captivating sunsets painting the skyline and the desert's natural beauty. Your stay will be unforgettable, and the unmatched views make it even more memorable.
Elevated Southwest Charm
The Leo Kent’s guest rooms and suites redefine luxury, offering stunning city, university, and mountain views. Each room features timeless decor, Eames chairs, worn leather Chesterfields, and spacious bathrooms with soaking tubs and walk-in showers. Concepted by Tucson native Tyler Kent, the hotel embodies an elevated “Made in Tucson'' experience, featuring local animals and landscapes within the southwestern design. Admire artworks by Jane Barton and other local artists, capturing the Sonoran desert’s essence. Your stay will surely be an extraordinary blend of nature, culture, and comfort.Explore
Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am
Minimum Age to Check In: 21
Smoke Free Property
Max 2 dogs
Non-Refundable Pet Fee Per Stay: $150
Maximum Pet Weight: 75lbs
Maximum Number of Pets in Room: 2
Accepts: Credit Cards
Contactless mobile payments
Property has elevators
Languages spoken by staff:
For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +1 520-549-5330
Accessible on-site parking
Property has elevators
Service Animals are Welcome
Van Accessible on-site parking
Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible
Main Entrance is Accessible
Meeting Spaces are Accessible
On-Site Restaurants are Accessible
Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor
Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand
Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers
Bathtub Grab Rails
Closed Caption TV
Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors
Electronic Room Key
Flashing Door Knockers
Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing
Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits
Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Deadbolts on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Electrical Outlets
Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors
Mobility accessible rooms
Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom
Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors
Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled
Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors
Frequently Asked Questions
The check-in time at The Leo Kent Hotel, Tucson, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel is 4:00 pm and the check-out time is 11:00 am.
The pet policy at The Leo Kent Hotel, Tucson, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel is:
The parking options at The Leo Kent Hotel, Tucson, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel are:
On-Site Parking: Daily: $32
The property amenities at The Leo Kent Hotel, Tucson, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel are:
Yes, The Leo Kent Hotel, Tucson, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel has free Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.