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The Big Blue House Tucson Boutique inn

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here and really enjoyed our interactions with the son (whose name I failed to get) and our e-mail interactions with Ken, the owner/manager. Location can't be beat. Grapefruit tree out front is pretty cool for this Northerner. My only word of caution would be: careful if you have a cat allergy. There are a few cats on the... More 

Thank Winston T
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big Blue House was recommended to us as a great place to stay in Tucson by a friend. The hostess was incredibly gracious and the accommodations were some of the best we've experienced at a B&B. The house is perfectly situated within an easy walk to the ASU campus, arts district, and downtown where several great restaurants are (although there... More 

Thank CDiNardo
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Our stay was quite pleasant. The rooms are charming and the breakfast served by Leah is awesome. Besides the food we enjoyed sitting on the porch and watching the world go by and walking to University, 4th Avenue and even downtown. Did not need to get in the car except to shop for room essentials and groceries for daughter who... More 

Thank Carol W
San Mateo, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We've been going to Tucson for several years. We have a student we visit periodically who studies at the UofA. We usually stay in hotels off campus - the Marriott on campus is typically sold out. We decided to give this B&B a try. It was a fun adventure. The room we stayed in was upstairs and had a fun... More 

Thank dbarrie45
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

While we live in Tucson, we chose this location as we wanted to experience the heart of the city until the wee hours without having to drive home at the end of the night. The Big Blue House was the perfect spot, as it has turn-of-the century charm to match the historic downtown area that we were exploring. With the... More 

Thank MtnTravler2
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We stayed here for 2 days and really enjoyed the place. It is located within walking distance of 4th ave where there are tons of places to eat as well as hop on the street trolly for easy transportation from UA to the farmers market. The breakfast was freshly cooked, and the coffee was ready for when we arrived. I... More 

Thank Deenie C
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We really liked this place - it is fully of character (but not good for anyone wanting modern amenities). We slept in Uncle Duke's room for a few nights and I loved the quirky furniture. The bathroom is across the hall and whilst it was fine for me it was a tiny bit small for my husband (no way he... More 

Thank Katy T
Champaign, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We stay here for 10 days, just after the university school year ended. We had a small suite (on the south end of the east porch). It had a small kitchen, a smaller sitting/eating room, a bedroom and bathroom. The bath room has a shower. The bathroom fixtures are all modern. For us, this was just the right amount of... More 

Thank marchtraveler2015
Los Alamos, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Great house, lovely staff, and very eclectic decor. A nice alternative to the large, Marriott experience. Just blocks from U of A, but a very quiet street in a unique part of Tucson. Will definitely return!

Thank wdpearce
Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

I enjoyed the Big Blue House, quaint and comfortable! The breakfasts were outstanding and different. I would certainly stay again! Laslo, the outside cat, is good company for my morning cup of coffee on the porch!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A beautiful Victorian Queen Anne built in 1899 and lovingly restored and remodeled into Tucson's most progressive eco-friendly boutique inn. Each private suite is unique with vintage furnishing. Eco friendly features such as a RO filtered water dispenser in your own in-suite kitchen.Perfectly located on the "University Bike Boulevard" a short walk to UofA and only 2 blocks "The cultural Center of Tucson" Historic Fourth Avenue... Check out our new University area streetcar! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Big Blue House Tucson Boutique inn

Address: 144 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85705-7739
Location: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Price Range: $127 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Big Blue House Tucson Boutique inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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