The Big Blue House Tucson Boutique Inn | Tucson Bed and Breakfast

Welcome to our Historic Tucson bed breakfast perfectly located near downtown Tucson and the University of Arizona.

Suites At The Big Blue House Inn

bed breakfast suite one


Decorated in soothing Asian decor.

bed breakfast suite two

Hemingway Traveler

World treasures

bed breakfast suite three

The Morning Room

Full Kitchen

bed breakfast suite five

Two Room Suite

Two separate rooms

bed breakfast suite six

Uncle Duke’s Room

Spacious with a King bed

bed breakfast suite seven

Elegant Deco

All vintage deco

What Our Guests Say

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.

bed and breakfast reviewer

“Linens smelled of flowers and heaven !!!”

( Steve W. - Trip Advisor )

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.

Air B&B guest review

Rob Johnson

( Trip Advisor Member )

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.

Monica trip advisor user

One of a kind B&B!

( Trip Advisor member )

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...

Air B&B review from Karen Laplante

Karen Laplante

( Air B&B member )

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

testimonial from Janet Skinner

Janet Skinner

( Air B&B member )

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