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This Gila Bend, Arizona hotel features unique space-age decor and convenient access to the Painted Rock Monument and the Gatlin Sites Native American Ruins.

Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Space Age Lodge, a full-service hotel offering the best in customer service and accommodations at an affordable rate. Located in the beauty and history of Southern Arizona, this Gila Bend area hotel boasts 41 well-appointed guest rooms all done in a space age theme. Each guest room features pillow top beds, cable satellite television with HBO and free wireless high-speed Internet access. Enjoy an array of hotel amenities including the on-site Space Age Outer Limits Restaurant, a whirlpool hot tub, business services and meeting facilities accommodating up to 30 people. Pets are always welcome!

The hotels convenient Interstate 8 location provides guests with easy access to a variety of key attractions including the Painted Rock Monument, the Open Pit Copper Mines and the Oregon Pipe National Park. Spend an afternoon touring the Gila Bend Historic Museum, just one mile from the hotel, or visit the Native America ruins at the Gatlin Site, only three miles away. Guests will also enjoy taking a short day trip up to Phoenix, Arizona to explore the sites and attractions of this major southwest city. Traveling on business? The BEST WESTERN Space Age Lodge is minutes away from the Gila River Electric Plant and the Desert Sweet Shrimp Farm. Gila Bend also offers a variety of events throughout the year including Shrimpfest, Dove Hunting, Butterfield Stage Days and several rodeos.

The friendly, helpful staff at the BEST WESTERN Space Age Lodge is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Gila Bend, Arizona. Make a reservation today and save! Enjoy your stay.

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401 E Pima
Gila Bend
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00
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401 E Pima
Gila Bend
United States

What's nearby?


  • 65.00 mile(s) from Phoenix

  • 115 mile(s) from Yuma

  • 120 mile(s) from Tucson

  • 140 mile(s) from Rocky Point, Mexico

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Gila River, Electric Generating Plant

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Desert Sweet, Shrimp Farm

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 221 traveller reviews
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30/11/2016 Elizabeth P,

The bed was comfy. The train was loud. The other motels looked run down so this is the only good option in Gila Bend. Breakfast included was helpful. The space age theme was minimal- my son expect... more


Good place to stay!

30/11/2016 Alyssa D,

Stayed here for a night while on the road. The place is a space theme so it has a fun look to it. There were also several cats on the property which were cute at times. But at other times I was scared... more

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Charlotte C, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Space Age Lodge, responded to this review
Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again and Happy Holidays!

Better than the one in Phoenix

18/11/2016 bimalex, Bucerias, Mexico

Sad looking building. ..surprised with room was very acceptable and very clean. For the price paid for the room could have been a better quality looking hotel, specially whe using the well known name ... more


Extremely satisfied

11/10/2016 Karin B, Santa Maria, CA, United States

Staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. The rooms were large and up-to-date, clean and comfortable. The outside of the motel rooms makes you want to check if the rooms are satisfactory, and they... more


An enjoyable 1950s throwback

22/09/2016 ptolemy10, alexandria

This is a classic motel from the 1950s, with a space-age theme from that era, remindful in a way of Tomorrowland. There is nothing fancy; it is a nice clean place with a good restaurant. It was nice... more