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The Big Blue House Tucson Boutique inn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 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 

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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 

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Los Alamos, California
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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!

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Thank wdpearce
Scottsdale, Arizona
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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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Clifton Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The house and grounds are artfully decorated and impeccably kept. The themed guest room we stayed in was roomy, very clean, and comfortable. The innkeeper is very dependable and accommodating. Great location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We enjoyed the walkability of this location to the University of Arizona and the 4th Ave/6th St. eating district as well as the friendly hosts, the quaint turn-of-the-century home, and delicious breakfasts.

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Ashland, Oregon, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights in the Morning Room,downstairs corner room with kitchen.The room was comfortable with a lot of light.The best part of my stay at The Big Blue House was the wonderful wrap around porch with comfy chairs.It was a great place to invite nearby friends and hang out.Easy walk to 4th avenue which is a great... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Nice inn with great owners and delicious breakfast. Very convenient to many destinations by walking or mass transit. Some rooms are nicer than others so be sure to ask when booking your stay. Lea and her staff work very hard to make you feel welcome and are there with recommendations on things to do and places to eat. Highly recommended!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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
Location: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Price Range: $117 - $181 (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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