The place has got a sense of calmness. I'm a construction specialist and love the stained glass and brass door knobs. The paint schemes are fresh and uplifting.
Lea welcomed us, gave us of tour of her B&B and provided suggestions for sightseeing in Tucson. Her breakfasts were excellent. Can't wait to return.
Such a fun experience to stay in a Bed and Breakfast! So different than your typical hotel. Just blocks away from downtown U of A so location is perfect.
We had a fabulous time staying at the Big Blue House! Lea is an amazing host who was so warm and friendly and very creative in the kitchen...
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Big Blue House. It was in a nice neighborhood with easy access to several restaurants and stores. We loved the decor in the Hemingway suite
Margaret Smith provided proof that Henry C. Trost designed Tucson’s Gardiner / Ramsey house in 1899. (see newspaper clipping) After years of searching for information on the designer of the house at 742 N. 6th Avenue, Tucson AZ. (address in 1900) Architect Henry C. Trost, was born in Toledo, Ohio in 1860. Trost was a30Read More
Be sure to attend 2nd Saturdays in Tucson. An eclectic blend of music, vendors, street performers, students and locals. As if it wasn’t already a great time in Tucson but with the added Tucson Streetcar now in operation… SummaryEvent 2nd Saturday Festival Location Downtown Tucson, Scott Avenue,Tucson, Starting on 08/02/2014Ending on 09/05/2015Read More
The Big Blue House Tucson B&B images attract world-wide attention. It seems as if since we posted the new images last year, The Big Blue House has been getting a lot of attention. The historic restoration combined with the talented Vargas photographic team has certainly helped restoration project gain recent notoriety. Starting with the iconic30Read More
SummaryLea Ramsey Lea RamseyReview Date 2013-05-30Reviewed Item Featured Tucson Bed and BreakfastAuthor Rating 5Read More
Fourth Avenue is often called “The Cultural Center of Tucson” for good reason. Twice a year it seems the entire population of the old pueblo converge on 4th Ave. for a funky, fun time. Artists of every style and persuasion line the blocks of Fourth Avenue. Chanting food vendors and local musicians create a crescendo30Read More
The Big Blue House Bed and Breakfast “One of 20 Great College Town B&Bs. The Big Blue House bed and breakfast Inn was featured in this Bed and Breakfast . com article of “The 20 best college town bed and breakfasts”. The Inn is located only blocks from the UofA campus and only 6 blocks30Read More
SummaryArticle NameBig Blue House Inn – Arizona Highways MagazineDescriptionAfter several additional changes of ownership, the Big Blue House ultimately landed in the hands of Leona Marie Ramsey in 2005.Author Kelly Vaughn KramerRead More
Article by Poet Article Writing.com Relax. Book your reservation now at the Big Blue House, an award-winning bed-and-breakfast inn located in a historic Queen Anne Victorian home built in 1899 by renowned architect Henry C. Trost. Each room is decorated in a different theme, including the Zen suite and the Hemingway Traveler suite. The innkeeper,30Read More
The Tucson All Souls Procession. It’s a simple concept: Celebrate the lives of those loved-ones who have passed It all started in 1991 as an idea forth by Susan Johnson and has grown to a unique two mile long Tucson tradition that should not be missed. This 25th annual procession will take place the weekend30Read More