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297 North Main Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701 (El Presidio)   |  
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Ranked #5 of 52 Tucson B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Glendale, Arizona
1 review
“Location Location Location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

The location is great. Once we arrived we left our car parked and was able to walk to everything. We walked down the street to take photos of the old historic doors in El Presidio. We ate at El Charro the Mexican restaurant that Patty our host recommended - it was excellent. We also walked to the Artisans shops and enjoyed the Friday night music there.
Breakfast was great and organic. The room was clean and comfortable. The price was right.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Edmonds, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

I loved my stay at El Presidia Inn Bed and Breakfast. Our room had a small kitchen, large bathroom and very comfortable bed. The central courtyard was a joy. Our host Patty was most gracious and attentive to our needs. Breakfast was hot and delicious. The coffee was wonderful. Donna S

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Phoenix, Arizona
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

My husband and I stayed in the Gate House Room at El Presidio Inn and had a wonderful time. Patti, the innkeeper, is an incredibly kind and welcoming hostess who takes great pride in her historical property and truly cares for the welfare of her guests. Our clean and cozy room included a sitting area, kitchenette (with snacks and cool drinks waiting for our arrival), bathroom and bed. My husband was able to easily access the wireless internet and prepare for his business meeting in the quiet and comfortable room. The beautifully restored home has a wealth of history (which Patti lovingly shared with us) and is located right down the street from the famous El Charro Mexican restaurant. She cooked us a delicious breakfast and made us feel like family. I plan to stay again in the future!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

El Presidio is located in the old historic precinct of Tucson. Its quiet and very close to the centre of the city. Patti is very warm and makes you feel welcome from the very first minute. Patti went out of her way to fit in with our needs by cooking breakfast a little earlier than usual as we had an early train to catch. Thanks Patti. The rooms are not ultra modern but everything works fine and is very homely. The courtyard is magnificent and provides a safe and relaxing oasis if you just wish to chill out.
Ask Patti to steer you to a mexican restuarant nearby if you are into this type of meal as its authentic and the food is superb.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Bisbee, AZ
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Yes, it's hot in Tucson in July, but El Presidio Inn is a cool and restful oasis. The courtyard is pretty in the daytime with its shade trees and fountain and colorful flower pots, and it is just magical at night with small twinkling lights. My husband and I have stayed there many times over the years when we have been in Tucson for concerts and other events. Patti is a friendly and thoughtful hostess, keeps the rooms meticulously clean, and prepares truly memorable breakfasts. It's easy to walk to the Art Museum, the Fox Theater, the historic districts, the old train station, the 4th Avenue Street Fair, and many other downtown Tucson attractions. This is our getaway home in Tucson.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

El Presidio, with its beautiful landscaped courtyard, fountain and unique details provided a
perfect spot for our Tucson experience. Patti's warm hospitality, delicious breakfasts, great
directions, and local information made for an outstanding visit. The location made it so easy
to walk to local attractions.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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El Paso, Texas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Staying at El Presidio Bed and Breakfast was truly a treat. Patti is a wonderful hostess who pays attention to every detail of your stay. The breakfast provided each morning was fresh, home cooked, and tasty! Patti was able to provide information on where to eat and visit in Tucson, and even helped book reservations for dinner. The house itself is absolutely beautiful, and the room was very clean and comfortable. The courtyard and fountain are very nice, having coffee in the morning and watching the birds. The best part of staying here, is being in the center of the historic district, within walking distance of downtown. Overall, cannot say enough good things about the B&B. highly recommend.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about El Presidio Inn Bed and Breakfast

Address: 297 North Main Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Location: United States > Arizona > Tucson > El Presidio
Amenities:
Kitchenette Spa
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 52 B&Bs / Inns in Tucson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4

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