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The Big Blue House Tucson Boutique inn

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
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dolton, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location, location, location! This was the perfect place for someone without a car. Public transportation was easily accessible and many places were within walking distance. The 4th Ave. shops and the University of Arizona were blocks away. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Loved the antique furnishings with modern conveniences (microwave and fridge). I would definitely stay here again... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely wonderful. The rooms are uniquely decorated. The staff are wonderful. Located near lots of restaurants and shops. The wraparound porch is an invitation to sit with a cup of coffee and curl up with a book. Already have and will continue to recommend to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The positives - A beautiful historic home a couple blocks from fun 4th Street with shops and restaurants and a short ride to either downtown or the University area; The Hemingway Room was a delight to see with all comforts at hand, including a private bath and kitchen and easy to access to the amazing wrap-around porch; the owner is... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Such a fun experience to stay in a Bed and Breakfast! So different than your typical hotel. Just blocks away from downtown U of A so location is perfect. Owner is wonderful and so interesting. Stayed in the Morning" room off the porch - just charming. Breakfast was delicious! I will be back!!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Spent a week here on vacation and was very happy with the choice. Comfortable room (stayed in the Hemingway), convenient location, delicious breakfasts, helpful host. Pretty much everything I expected after reading other reviews. Would definitely stay here again.

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Warrington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I travel to Tucson almost every year to visit my sister, and the last 4-5 trips I have stayed at the Big Blue House. For my money, it's the best place to stay in this part of town. The price is somewhere in the middle of the University Inn and the Best Western, but it's a better experience (definitely more... More 

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Goodyear, Arizona
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My husband and I stayed in the "Hemingway" room this past weekend at a very busy time. The accommodations were perfect, clean and the food was great! They were up early to make sure we "riders" had coffee and were very pleasant to provide it. I highly recommend this place to anyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This weekend my girlfriend and I took an impromptu trip to Tucson. We didn't know where we were going, or what we wanted to do, but we knew we wanted to get away. My girlfriend was surfing the web as we drove when she came upon this place, The Big Blue House! This house was a cute Victorian styled house... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We reserved the Deco suite for 3 nights and had a wonderful stay! The room was tastefully decorated and very private with amazing air conditioning which was a welcome reprieve in the warmer weather. The breakfasts were above expectation and Lea even managed to meet my vegan needs. Very thoughtful! The house is well cared and in a perfect location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Very Cute and homey. Love staying here. Definitely a great place for a honeymoon or weekend getaway. Pretty property and excellent room set ups. Very much like the privacy of the morning room with separate enterance.

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