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The Inns at El Rancho Merlita

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1924 N. Corte El Rancho Merlita, Tucson, AZ 85715
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The Inns at El Rancho Merlita
Ranked #4 of 52 Tucson B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rancho Merlita is a lovely B&B in a quiet location on the east side of Tucson. Since one drives to do almost anything in Tucson, we had no problem with it being off the main roads. We enjoyed our room in the annex, which felt more private than the main house. The room was extensively decorated in a dark and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in the Black Mountain room in early December. We have done a fair amount of traveling and stayed in many nice accommodations...El Rancho Merlita ranks among the top. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and comfortable, and the grounds were absolutely amazing. We enjoyed sitting on the huge front porch... More 

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Oxford, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

rancho merlita was wonderful and was the perfect getaway for my too brief weekend in Tucson. I had looked at other B&B closer to the U of A but booked here due to the availability and williness to accept a one night only reservation on weekends. I wished I could have stayed longer and will certainly be back!! The room... More 

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Leduc, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a little out of the way and is very quiet. The views are amazing. The rooms are very clean well appointed. The ground are very well kept. The pool and hot tub are very clean. It is an excellent place to relax and meditate. Patti makes and excellent breakfast and is a wealth of knowledge of the area... More 

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ERMPB, Manager at The Inns at El Rancho Merlita, responded to this review

Many thanks to these and all the other reviewers for taking the time to share their experiences at The Inns at El Ranch o Merlita. Please note that all 8 of our guestrooms in both the Ranch House and Arroyo House were completely renovated before we opened 5 years ago. More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

rancho merlita is one of the best B&Bs I've stayed in. The room and bathroom were spacious and immaculate. The ranch house was gorgeous with spectacular views of the mountains. The expansive grounds were very well kept. The breakfasts, which were different every day (we stayed 6 days), were delicious and graciously prepared and served. Our room was very quiet... More 

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ERMPB, Manager at The Inns at El Rancho Merlita, responded to this review

Thanks to this and all our many appreciative reviewers. Your feedback is essential! It is always a challenge to develop historic properties with existing electrical wiring. We are very diligent about keeping 3-way bulbs in the lamps for good reading light. We are adding a floor lamp, which I believe will help. And I am on my way to that... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Beyond charming! Merle Norman suite, open beams,fireplace, very spacious, jetted tub, steam shower,view. Outside soft lounge chairs, hummingbirds, ping pong:) Regular rooms luxurious too. Gracious hostess with very good breakfast.we will be back!

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Rancho Merlita was just perfect for our four-night stay in Tucson. Our room, Black Mountain, was large and comfortable, with a lovely 1950s bathroom (think pink, burgundy, and black) that took us back to quieter times. The breakfasts were delicious, the snacks were yummy, and Janice was a wealth of information about sights and restaurants. Though the property is not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights in the Arroyo Bonita room. It was beyond fantastic and we can't wait to go back. The room was gorgeous and comfortable and we especially loved the large tub. Special shout out to Tina our housekeeper who did a wonderful job. We loved coming back after a day out to our room and the... More 

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Oklahoma
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303 reviews 303 reviews
122 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Once again everything was PERFECT! We even had guest from Tucson who were in awe of such a fantastic place, with so much to offer, being so reasonably priced. These were people who travel all over the world, yet they were astounded by the perfection of this site in their own town. Pattie is one amazing woman who has managed... More 

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Crofton, Maryland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

It's all in the details! This bed and breakfast was perfect from top to bottom and start to finish. From the beautifully appointed, private rooms to the gourmet breakfasts', and friendly & knowledgeable innkeeper....everything was 5 star quality. Ask me anything about my stay and my reply will be the same "excellent."

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Address: 1924 N. Corte El Rancho Merlita, Tucson, AZ 85715
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Location: United States > Arizona > Tucson
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Number of rooms: 4

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