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The Big Blue House Tucson Boutique inn
Ranked #12 of 48 Tucson B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
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“The best deal for a one week stay”
Reviewed December 25, 2006

I moved to Tucson-hunting.
for a new job and looked for a place to stay close to the university until I find a long-term housing solution. Surfing the web, I've found the BBH website and their one week deal was exactly what I was looking for (and, to my luck, they had a studio available for my dates). The location was really fascinating -- a 10min walk to the university. The studio apartment had its own kitchen (with all the stuff as well as with some food in the fridge and the fresh fruits), so I could cook breakfast/dinner by myself. The owners keep the old property in a very good condition (it was completely renovated recently) and they also gave me some useful advices in my house

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  • Disliked — no bath -- shower only
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  • Stayed December 2006, traveled on business
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Reviewed June 20, 2006

This place is great! The room was very clean and the bed was extremely comfortable. The couple who owns it is very friendly and I recommend staying here on your next trip to Tucson!

Stayed April 2006
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Reviewed March 25, 2006

I really enjoyed my two night stay at The Big Blue House. The owners were nice enough to let me use their private cell phones for long distance calls. Convenient location and great amenities. Two blocks from 4th Ave. If you're in Tucson, look no further...they're jsut starting out...so everything is brand new and the flat screen tv's are much nicer than the customary round screen televisions at other places.

  • Stayed March 2006, traveled on business
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Reviewed March 14, 2006

I stayed at the Big Blue House for one week while working in Tucson. It was lovely. Convenient neighborhood, full kitchen, friendly owners, privacy. The room was spacious and tastefully furnished. The flat screen TV and breakfast nook added quality and charm. A great find!!! Clean, private, charming. Stay here...

Stayed March 2006
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Reviewed February 23, 2006

The Big Blue House was certainly a pleasant surprise to this business traveler. The location is very convenient to all the shops and restaurants on 4th Ave. and still only seconds from the business meetings I was attending at the University of Arizona. My wife especially loved the little details that made the room so much more pleasant such as the hot/cold bottled water dispenser and the LCD television. Each day I was tied up in meetings she was able to go visit her favorite shops and meet with her friends at the local restaurants without the need of a car.
The Innkeeper (Lea) is a professional and she provided us with every need including stocking our full size kitchen with any item we requested. The coffee and teas were wonderful. In general we were impressed by the quality of the furnishings, service provided and the location and the value cannot be beat anywhere in Tucson…

Bill and Sandra Covington

  • Stayed February 2006, traveled on business
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Property: The Big Blue House Tucson Boutique inn
Address: 144 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85705-7739
Location: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 48 B&Bs / Inns in Tucson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Big Blue House Tucson Boutique inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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 
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