The Leo Kent Hotel, Tucson, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

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.

Front Desk
Neighborhood Gems
Wildcats Stadium

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!


Downtown Tucson

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

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!

Fitness Center

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!

Fitness Center


The Leo Kent Hotel, Tucson, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

1 South Church Avenue, Tucson, Arizona, USA, 85701

Tel: +1 520-549-5330

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