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Crickethead Inn Bed and Breakfast

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9480 W. Picture Rocks Road, Tucson, AZ 85743
Crickethead Inn Bed and Breakfast
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Athens, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Crickethead Inn is a wonderful place to stay. It is located on the edge of Saguaro National Park and the view from the veranda is wonderful. We enjoyed having coffee in the morning and watching the quail, doves and even coyotes come in for a drink at the small water hole. Breakfasts are excellent and the innkeepers, Michael and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent two nights at the Crickethead Inn B&B and wished that we could have spent at least a couple more. What a find. Proprietors Mike and Wayan made us both feel at home. I particularly enjoyed Mike's sense of humor and Wayan's scrumptious breakfasts. Our room was spacious, clean, and nicely decorated, and the area was... More 

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Broomfield, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved this place! It is up a long twisting gravel road. Go slowly and persevere; you will be rewarded with a beautiful, relaxing hideaway. Your hosts are fascinating and friendly. The breakfasts are wonderful, but be sparing with Wayan's home made, garden fresh Indonesian salsa, it really packs a punch. The decor is a blend of desert southwest... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is not for every one. If you are a nature lover you will be at home here. When my brother and sister in-law came to town they asked us to join them for a couple of nights at the Cricket Head Inn, we thought why not they had been going there for years and love it. We live... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to stay close to the picture rocks area and the Saguaro National Park because a friend lived close by and they said “Hey, there is this B&B named Crickethead inn up the road”, so on a blind suggestion I went for it thinking, what the heck. I was amazed at the private desert setting and calming beauty of... More 

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7 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a peaceful place to stay right on the edge of the desert, this is the spot for you. It's located at the end of a twisty dirt road at the west side of the west block of Saguaro National Park. Trails head out from their desert garden into the park's saguaro and cholla wonderland, so if you... More 

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Gahanna, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a fun place, the owner is from Arizona and I think he built the place himself. His wife is from Bali, so you get the best of both worlds. Small and isolated at the end of a "primitive road." but don't let that scare you. It is safe and unique (but I would try to arrive before dark).... More 

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Lummi Island, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I hesitate to make this most wonderful review in case this place becomes too popular and I can't book for the fourth time. This your place to stay if you want a true desert experience near Tucson. Only 15 miles from the city with a remote feel of desert life. Crickethead Inn borders on the Saguaro National Park and just... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

We decided to escape the frozen north for a week in Tucson - having no clue about the gigantic gem show that takes over the city in February each year. We started out at Crickethead Inn because they had a vacancy for the first few days of our trip. Thanks to a cancellation, we were lucky to stay all week.... More 

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We had the most wonderful 4 day visit at this B&B nestled in the beautiful desert surrounding Tucson. It is very easy to get to and yet once you are there, you feel like you are away from it all. So quiet. The owners' home and garden were really beautiful. We couldn't have been more comfortable in our room, which... More 

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