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.
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… Here is a direct view of the 2nd Saturdays’ website schedule of events. SummaryEvent 2nd Saturday FestivalLocation 30Read 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 iconic Arizona30Read More
Arizona Highways Magazine Featured The Big Blue House Bed and Breakfast.The Big Blue House Boutique Inn has received many recent accolades referencing the incredible detailed restoration of the 1899 Victorian Queen Anne designed by famed architect Henry C Trost. The restoration of the historic Tucson Inn started when the current owner purchased the property in30Read 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 crescendo of30Read 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 blocks from30Read More
Article by Poet Article Writing.comRelax.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 Trost. Each room is decorated in a different theme, including the Zen suite and the Hemingway Traveler suite. The innkeeper, Lea Ramsey, knows30Read 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 weekend of30Read 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 crescendo of30Read More