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Catalina Park Inn

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309 East 1st Street, Tucson, AZ 85705
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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sarahnarizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I bought tickets to a show at Centennial Hall on the U of A campus. We decided to make a long weekend of it and found Catalina Park Inn on TripAdvisor. Paul and Mark are great hosts! The place is gorgeous, well kept, and very comfortable. Very close to activities and U of A campus. It was... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Both the private and common rooms are very comfortable. Cool antiques, furniture and decorations. Gracious hosts who stress the details (snacks and tea, well operating wifi). The breakfasts were by far the best meals we had on our trip. The beautiful grounds/garden to this B&B could be a Tucson attraction in their own right. Tried some birdwatching here and at... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

My wife and I attended a performance on the U of A campus on a Sunday night and decided to stay in Tucson overnight. I was surprised and delighted to find the Catalina Park Inn had a vacancy. They are well recommended. We stayed in the very large basement accommodations. Large bathroom area was delightfully decorated with... wait for it,... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We loved our overnight stay at Catalina Park Inn. The inn is located on a quiet street across from a park. We came to Tucson to see The Newsies at Centennial Hall at U of A. It was a nice 15 minute walk from the inn to the theatre. Mark and Paul were gracious hosts. Mark made wonderful croissant French... More 

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catalinaparkinn, Owner at Catalina Park Inn, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review! We enjoyed talking with you and your family at breakfast. Thanks also for the tip about the bathroom outlet. This is something that has never been mentioned and that I never considered. I don't think hair dryers give you as much cord as they used to! We will add an extension cord. Hope to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We stayed in the Catalina Park Inn for the second time. Paul and Mark are very wonderful hosts. They allowed us to check in an hour earlier than planned. We have stayed in both the house and in one of the small buildings outside of the house. They are both large and very comfortable. The Inn is within walking distance... More 

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catalinaparkinn, Owner at Catalina Park Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It is always nice to have guests return. We are happy to check guests in early when possible. More 

Fountain Hills, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We enjoyed a March night in the Garden Room at the Catalina Park Inn. Our hosts graciously allowed early access to our room which accommodating our packed evening schedule! A lovely breakfast started our day off perfectly. Thanks, Mark and Paul for your wonderful hospitality.

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catalinaparkinn, Owner at Catalina Park Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Glad the early check in helped. Hope to see you again. More 

Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I've stayed in many B&Bs and I think Catalina Park is probably the all-around best. Great location across from an attractive park and within an easy walk of the 4th Street entertainment and restaurant district. The house itself is beautiful inside and out, beautifully landscaped, and every detail is attended to. The rooms are spacious, comfortable, and beautifully decorated. Both... More 

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catalinaparkinn, Owner at Catalina Park Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review! We really appreciate you taking the time to post it. The East and West porch rooms are great this time of year: the nights are balmy and there are so many birds singing. Hope to see you again. More 

Chicago, IL
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stayed here during a winter get away trip in February and were not disappointed. Mark and Paul were excellent hosts. The breakfasts were delicious. The room was spacious and clean. We stayed in the west room and enjoyed morning coffee on the large balcony before heading down for breakfast. The inn was walking distance to the university area as... More 

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catalinaparkinn, Owner at Catalina Park Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your time here during your winter escape. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

this was our second time at the inn~and there wasn't even a question that it would be our choice when visiting tucson again. the hosts are lovely and do everything they can to make your visit a success. this time we stayed in a bit of a larger room (#3) and it included a fantastic balcony that we really enjoyed.

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catalinaparkinn, Owner at Catalina Park Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! It was nice to see you again. Glad you enjoyed the East Room. Our guests from the East love the porches even during our "winter." More 

Laramie, Wyoming
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I've gotten out of the habit of reviewing hotels, but this B&B deserves a rave review. The attention to detail in the food and accommodation left nothing wanting. We enjoyed relaxing in the peaceful courtyard early in the morning while admiring the xeriscaped landscaping and listening to the birds. We were also glad to be able to walk to such... More 

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catalinaparkinn, Owner at Catalina Park Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your rave review! It is satisfying that you noticed many of the little touches we have added here are there. Our desert garden has had many positive comments recently, probably due to the severe drought in several states. We actually use very little water in our garden considering the size. Hope to see you again. More 

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