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Tucson & Southern Arizona Bed & Breakfasts

A stay at one of our bed & breakfast inns is one of the best ways to experience Southern Arizona. You can find them in the heart of historic Tucson, in the foothills of the surrounding desert, and in nearby Southern Arizona towns.

Enjoy all the benefits of a big city in Tucson, or experience the easy-going pace of a small town in nearby Sahuarita, Tubac, Patagonia, Nogales, or Hereford. There are plenty of things to do, take in cultural events, enjoy the outdoors with hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Check out a variety of museums and even find a host of activities the whole family can enjoy.

Some of Southern Arizona's best offerings are easily accessed from these B&Bs. Discover the beauty of the Sonoran Desert, tour historic ghost towns, and experience birding, hiking, biking, fishing, boating, museums, caves, horseback riding, and yes, even shopping and wine tasting!

Pro Tip: Open your kitchen to favorite Tucson innkeepers as they fork over their most-treasured recipes.


Innkeeper Bios

Curious about Tucson & Southern Arizona bed & breakfasts and their owners? Take a few minutes and read the local B&B owner biographies and discover why they adore Southern Arizona. 


Marion and Jim Hook have been the innkeepers of the Adobe Rose Inn for 10 years.  Marion worked in the field of education, both domestically and abroad, for more than 30 years. For the past 2 decades before coming to the Adobe Rose Inn, she developed programs for international guests of the US government.   Jim worked on the people side of Information Technology for over 30 years as a systems designer, a management consultant, and a sales executive. Marion and Jim's interests include travel (they've traveled to 15 international countries and most of the States in the US), lively conversation, food, global events, and blues, jazz, and rock 'n roll.  They welcome the opportunity to host you at the Adobe Rose Inn and make you feel welcome in their home.

What three qualities set you apart from other B&Bs?

First, it's our unparalleled customer and concierge services. We provide excellent, high-quality customer service and flexibility for our guests because we truly enjoy people. For example, we respect anyone’s dietary needs and restrictions including vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, lactose-free, religious restrictions, and more.

We also have breakfasts referred to by guests as culinary poetry and you’ll never be served the same breakfast twice during your stay, unless, of course, you request a repeated breakfast.

The third quality that sets us apart is our great location – a quiet, prestigious historic neighborhood in Central Tucson, two blocks from the University of Arizona, within walking distance to great locally-owned restaurants, major museums, sporting events, performing arts, shopping, and the soon to be opened trolley line which will connect the Adobe Rose Inn with downtown, among other destinations.

What do you like most about Tucson & Southern Arizona?

Its warm, open people; diversity; multi-layered cultural texture; 23 miles of authentic Mexican food; amazing mountain vistas; breathtaking sunsets; unique saguaro cacti; locally-owned restaurants; tours covering everything from religion to politics; the amazing number of hiking and walking trails; a variety of ecosystems; the sweet scent of the desert when it rains and the list goes on and on.

Ann Marie's Bed & Breakfast

Ann Marie Clock has been the hostess of the Tucson Bed & Breakfast since 2011. The B & B is located in the Tucson Mountains on the west side of Tucson just minutes (approximately 10 -20 minutes) from Casino del Sol, Old Tucson Movie Studios the world-famous Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum, Mission San Xavier del Bac and Saguaro National Monument West.

What sets you apart from other B & Bs?

Tucson B & B is totally solar-powered. I am a big believer in doing what I can to help the environment. When you arrive, you will be greeted by my 3 rescued Bassets who will make you feel right at home. The first things you will notice is the bright colors and the abundance of artwork throughout the house. Each piece of art in my home has a story and I am always happy to share their stories. I have been fortunate to have been gifted many pieces of art in addition to collecting art. Sipping on fresh-made Costa Rican coffee in the meditation garden and watching the birds and other wildlife in the morning is a great start to the day. While in the meditation garden the aromas coming from the kitchen is a sign one of Ann’s delicious breakfasts is ready. There is a sweat lodge on-site, and you are lucky if you happen to be a guest when a healing ceremony is taking place. The Tucson Bed and Breakfast is a beautiful and relaxing place to stay when visiting Tucson. It is far enough away from the city to truly experience the desert yet close enough to downtown nightlife you could be there in 25 minutes.


Patricia Young

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Discover the wild and untouched beauty of Tucson's East side.

Unearthing Hidden Gems

Home to several of Tucson's most beautiful natural wonders, the east side of Tucson where the Rincon Mountains reside is must-visit part of town. 

Find prototypical desert beauty at Saguaro National Park East where wildlife abounds and the sunsets are unforgettable. Dive deep into geological and anthropological history at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, where you can start your morning exploring the world's largest dry cavern and end the day with a sunset horseback ride deep into the mountains. 

Experience a real dude ranch stay in a rustic, yet luxurious setting at the award-winning Tanque Verde Ranch or watch wildlife in a serene and historic locale like Agua Caliente Park. 

No matter your pleasure, venturing east is sure to bring discoveries that will make your Tucson visit even more exciting.



VIDEO: Colossal Cave: Wild Cave Tour


VIDEO: Agua Caliente: An oasis once more

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