Best Western Space Age Lodge

401 E Pima, Gila Bend, AZ 85337
Phone: +1 928-683-2273   |   Fax: 928/683-2273   |   41 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

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 hotel's 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.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee.
  • Restaurant onsite
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Free wireless Internet access
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Gift shop or newsstand
  • Meeting facilities
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy service
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub Spa closed for maintenance
  • Exterior corridor
  • Express check out

Best Western Space Age Lodge

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Best Western Space Age Lodge

Conveniently located, the best western space age lodge in Gila Bend, Arizona is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 32.947765  /  Latitude: -112.713305


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The north. Off Interstate 10 take Exit #112, proceed on Highway 85 for 34 miles. We are on the left in the center of town; look for the space ship and Best Western sign.

From: The south. We are 75 miles north of Organ Pipe National Monument, 45 miles north of Ajo. Turn left into town and the Best Western Space Age Lodge is on the left in the center of town. Look for space ship and Best Western sign.

From: The east. We are 127 miles from Tucson, 55 miles from Casa Grande. Off Interstate 8 take Exit 119 (Butterfield Trail). Turn right onto Highway 85 into town. On the left in the center of town look for space ship and Best Western sign.

From: The west. We are 116 miles from Yuma. Off Interstate 8 take Exit #115 (Highway 85). Follow road two miles into town. The Best Western Space Age Lodge is on the right look for space ship and Best Western sign.

Best Western Space Age Lodge

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Organ Pipe National Monument

Organ Pipe NM in AZ

See the Organ Pipe National Monument

Visit Arizona's Sonoran Desert and see one of the most unique attractions around. The Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is the only location in the United States to have the largest stand of organ pipe cactus. 

The Organ Pipe Cactus can live to be over 150 years old and produce the first bloom at 35 years old. The National Monument was established in 1937 and 95% of it was declared a wilderness area by Congress in 1977.

The Monument allows the Sonoran Desert to flourish and remain unspoiled. Enjoy hiking along one of several trails. Participate in a Ranger-led program, including a van tour or an evening slide show, to learn more about this beautiful environment. Enjoy your travels to Gila Bend and Southern Arizona.

Painted Rock Petroglyph Site

Under the supervision of the Bureau of Land Management, Painted Rock Petroglyph Site is located in the desert about 18 miles outside of Gila Bend. Painted Rock is a large gathering of boulders that have petroglyphs carved into the stone by prehistoric tribes. There are also other markings carved into the stone from more recent ancestors such as the Hohokam Native American tribe that is known to have occupied lands in that area over the years.

Painted Rock Petroglyph Site in southwestern Arizona experiences the harsh temperatures the region is known for. It is not uncommon for nights to drop below freezing and daytime temperatures to skyrocket to one hundred and twenty degrees, it is recommended that visitors bring plenty of water and prepare properly for weather conditions depending on the season. The site contains picnic tables, a Ramada, barbecue grills and fire pits for recreation, however no running water is available on site.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Gila Bend Historic Museum, featuring Old West Gila Bend memorabilia
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Gatlin Site, (Native American Ruins)
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Barry Goldwater Range
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Painted Rock Monument
  • 43.00 mile(s) from Open Pit Copper Mine
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Harrah's Casino in Maricopa
  • 65.00 mile(s) from Organ Pipe National Park
  • 65.00 mile(s) from Phoenix International Raceway

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool

Nearby Restaurants

  • Space Age Outer Limits, on premises, family-style restaurant serving American and Mexican cuisine, 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Best Western Space Age Lodge

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