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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lea was very welcoming My room was wonderful and decorated very nicely. The bed was very comfortable which is critical to me.The overall house was so nice to just hang out in. The temperatures outside were too hot to enjoy the wrap around deck. Finally the breakfast! Buckwheat pancakes with fresh berry sauce with a big bowl of fruit. I... More 

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Initially seemed wonderful but not all it seems.Stayed for 2 days.Downstairs room is quite nice but had to make our own bed on second day.Towels were not changed during our stay and so were very wet most of the time.Asked for early breakfast on second day as had early flight- big mistake as was late and Lea obviously not happy... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Big Blue House is indeed big and blue. Located within easy access to downtown, the university and everything happening on 4th street, The Big Blue House is a terrific bargain. The grounds are beautiful with outdoor areas to relax and watch the world go by. My room was clean and neat with everything that I required. Breakfast is flexible... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just finished a home made breakfast of french toast (made from a loaf thick sliced french bread) and bacon with mixed berry compote and Bisbee Coffee. During my breakfast, I had the great fortune of sitting and talking with owner about The House , her history , and the history of the area. The home was rescued from being... More 

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saraland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at the Big Blue House. We were in town for a graduation and this provided an excellent downtown location to everything we needed to attend. The home is surrounded by lovely grounds and the location is perfect for walking and seeing all the other lovely homes with beautiful gardens. The breakfast were wonderful and very filling... More 

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Dolton, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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 May 3, 2015

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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Denver
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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
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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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