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The Big Blue House Tucson Boutique inn

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144 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85705
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Big Blue House for over a week, and each day was an incredible experience. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and I had my own bathroom. Each morning when I went down to the kitchen I was promptly served a delicious meal with a variety of options. The people who work at the Big Blue House... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed twice at the Big Blue House because of its proximity to the university area where I come on business. The location is just right--close enough to walk to restaurants and nightlife but far enough to have hassle-free parking and peace and quiet. Each room is unique with its own decor and aesthetic. Your hosts will help you with... More 

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Parker, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Leah, Ken, and Lazlow (the porch cat) were awesome hosts. Leah is the best cook west of campus (especially the bacon). Ken let me borrow some tools to put my daughters dorm room together - thank you. Lazlow sat on my lap on the porch. U will not find any nicer folks! The rooms have a lot of history behind... More 

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a walker this is a nice place to rest your feet. Walk to the University and the various districts including downtown. Many shops and restaurants to explore. Catch the trolley if you get tired of walking. A full breakfast is provided and is quite tasty. Ken the owner is very helpful with tips for the area and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a few days off to explore Tucson, and we couldn't have chosen a better way to do this than by staying at The Big Blue House. It's centrally located to the Fourth Avenue streetcar, which took us to the wonderful mom and pop stores along Fourth Avenue, together with the beautiful campus of the University of Arizona, and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great attention to detail and warm furnishings that will make your stay a lovely one. The owners are kind and helpful and every morning you will be greeted with a phenomnal and delicious breakfast. The house is close to everything and the porch is perfect for rocking and roosting in the evening hours.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came to Tucson for work, and I was delighted by my stay here! This place is just too adorable for words. The rooms are all so unique. The owners are very kind. The soap/shampoo/conditioner/lotion in the bathroom were organic (do you even get how awesome that is!?), there is a constant supply of RO water (Reverse Osmosis Water!!), Netflix,... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed the night here and found the room amazing! We walked to 4th for dinner and shopping and even got back in time to enjoy a thunderstorm on the porch. We made a great new friend named Lazzlo a cute little gray cat who hung out for the storm. Breakfast in the morning was great and coffee was even... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was an incredibly enjoyable and informative stay. The Big Blue Inn is a comfortable and gracious oasis. in the heart of Tucson. Our host(s) were fun and attentive to our stay. The room "Hemingway" was nicely appointed and decorated. Our breakfast room was spotless and comfortable. Owner Lea was a great conversationalist and wonderful cook. My wife experienced some... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Our room was just lovely and even had a small kitchen area and private bath and TV. The property is unique and well maintained with pretty greenery. The wrap around porch is really nice to sit out on at night. The area was quiet (a positive) but near popular restaurants and shopping. Owners Lea and Ken could not have been... More 

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