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Bed and Bagels of Tucson

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10402 E Glenn St, Tucson, AZ 85749-8255
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#21 of 45 B&Bs / Inns in Tucson
At this pet- and children-friendly Bed and Breakfast, you'll enjoy full use of a casually elegant desert- and mountain-view home, pool and hot tub, choice of exotic or familiar 5-course breakfasts, recreation and sightseeing planning assistance for adults and children, and thoughtful accommodations for kids, dogs, and cats. Extensive information for birdwatchers. Suitable for most chemically sensitive (MCS) guests...This is a home away from home, not a hotel ormotel. Lovingly run by psychologist and volunteer naturalist Sharon Arkin, Bed and Bagels reflects Sharon's passion for international travel, good food, the out-of-doors, and art collecting. Available for guest use: Kitchen, laundry room, separate refrigerator, computer for checking email, wifi, extensive library, bicycles, binoculars, birding & hike guidebooks, games and toys, TVs and VCRs/DVD player, CD and tape players, and record player with vintage LP records. Fenced yard for dogs. Six foot safety fence protects children from pool and hot tub. Litter box for visiting cats. Patio and barbecue grill for outdoor dining; hammock, lounges and gliders for relaxing.
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10402 E Glenn St, Tucson, AZ 85749-8255
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Amanda U wrote a review Apr 2021
Boston, Massachusetts42 contributions9 helpful votes
I enjoyed my stay at Sharon's. I came to the area to cycle up Mt. Lemmon, and she was supportive. No sassy looks or telling me to put the bike in the garage. Her breakfast was very plentiful and all home cooked. She even had some interesting Jewish specialities I enjoyed. It was very much a room in her house, so may not be for everyone. She has animals, and they were all very friendly. I especially loved the two cats. Hot tub was great after the long ride. Great wifi.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Nicole wrote a review Apr 2021
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Traveling as a family of five is always a challenge. This trip, we were traveling with my three teen boys, my Mom, and myself. My Mom found Beds and Bagels online, and the owner Sharon said she could accommodate 5 guests in one of her larger rooms, which happened to be the converted garage. Yes, it's not a garage anymore, there are four walls now, but it was quite obviously an add-on to the house, as the door to the large room was off the kitchen. This room had one Queen bed, two cots, and a pull-out couch, which was wildly uncomfortable for my Mom. The kids were excited about the pool, but then we found out that the pool didn't have a heater, and since this was February, it was too cold to swim in. Though this is a B&B, Sharon wanted to charge us extra for the breakfast portion $10 each person, per day, so a total of $50 more per day for breakfast. We declined the breakfast and bought a box of granola bars at the grocery store. The bathrooms were a problem. We were in the garage, and to get to the nearest bathroom, we had to walk through the kitchen, which always had dishes in the sink, and was filthy, through the dining room and entry and down the hall, sometimes through animal gates closed for her dogs. The bathrooms were also dirty and in need of a good scrub. I didn't need my own bathroom, but if you had to pee in the middle of the night, this was difficult to navigate. The kitchen was always cluttered with dirty dishes, her medication was left on the counter, and the appliances were also dirty. Our host's DNR papers were also left on the fridge, which seemed weird to have her personal information out in the open for guests to see, but from what I understand, people do that in case paramedics come to your house? We are animal people, so we didn't mind her dogs and cats in the house, and said hello to them every morning when we left the house, but I know that's a problem for others. It truly felt like sleeping over at Grandma's house. Our host wanted our kids to watch a video about the desert with her when we arrived, and I felt bad when they had zero interest. She did make the kids brownies and treats and left them in our room, so I know she was trying to be a good host, but this was truly not our cup of tea. P.S. We did not stay in May 2020, it was February 2019, but the drop-down won't let me go back that far. But I did want to post a review to let travelers know the kind of stay they will have here.
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Date of stay: May 2020
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Richard T wrote a review Mar 2021
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I try to ride my mountain bike where ever we travel and we went to Tucson for a canine event. While my wife was at the event I went mountain biking at Fantasy Island in Tucson. We stayed at Bed and Bagels of Tucson Bed and Breakfast. Totally dog friendly place to stay. We sat under the clear night sky in the hot tub by the outside pool and sipped wine while looking at the crisp stars. Great place to plan your Tucson stay and Sharon makes some wonderful breakfast so you are fueled up before the start of your day. Feel right at home at Bed and Bagels.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Megan wrote a review Feb 2021
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We had a great stay at Bed and Bagels! My husband and I visited with our dog for a weekend getaway. It felt like a home away from home. Sharon was wonderful - breakfast was delicious each morning, she had great local tips and advice and was so loving to our dog, Nellie. Our room was spacious. The shower had great water pressure. The sliding door to the backyard was amazing for our dog; she LOVED the backyard! Thank you for a wonderful stay Sharon!
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Date of stay: February 2021
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JonesGroot wrote a review Feb 2021
Phoenix, Arizona4 contributions
It was great being able to leave the dogs in Sharon's care while we explored Tucson. We stayed in the King Suite and it was a plus to have a door to the backyard. Beautiful view of the mountains while having breakfast.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bed and Bagels of Tucson
Which popular attractions are close to Bed and Bagels of Tucson?
Nearby attractions include Agua Caliente Park (2.7 miles), Pistoleros Wild West Show (4.9 miles), and B & B Cactus Farm (2.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Bed and Bagels of Tucson?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Bed and Bagels of Tucson?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Bed and Bagels of Tucson?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bed and Bagels of Tucson?
Conveniently located restaurants include Renee's Tucson, Frost Gelato, and Eclectic Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bed and Bagels of Tucson?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Bed and Bagels of Tucson?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Bed and Bagels of Tucson?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Bed and Bagels of Tucson?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Pistoleros Wild West Show (4.9 miles).