Is The Royal Elizabeth The Best Bed and Breakfast In Tucson?

Main Room Royal Elizabeth

As I stood on the front porch of the Royal Elizabeth Bed and Breakfast, I looked around at the surrounding Downtown Tucson community. I tried to image what it was like when this magnificent Victorian home was built in 1878. In my imagination, the modern skyline disappeared immediately. Back then, … Continue reading

Blue Agave Bed and Breakfast: Night Views!

7_Folks By Fire REV

On a very pleasant February evening, Father Bill, Neighbor Roy, Ms. Karen & I visited innkeepers Dana & Peter at Blue Agave Bed and Breakfast. Their splendid inn is located on a hilltop in the Tucson Mountains west of the City. You can find our review of Blue Agave in … Continue reading

Down By The River B&B: A Review!

Down By The River Bed & Breakfast

I’m a critic. One of my jobs is to critique dining & lodging establishments and recommend to our website visitors the ones that are Southern Arizona’s best. Down By The River Bed & Breakfast is one of the best. Mike & Angie Hug offer their guests a most unique & … Continue reading

Tubac Golf Resort: A Review!

Hacienda Suite at Tubac Golf Resort.

(August 2013) Recently I was given a tour of the historic Tubac Golf Resort. Years ago, Ms. Karen & I had played golf here on the original 18 holes. Now they have 27 holes & one of the best practice ranges in Southern Arizona. Kevin Costner filmed  a portion of … Continue reading

Poston House Inn Bed & Breakfast: A Tubac Lodging Review.

Poston House Inn Dining Area

If you’re looking for Tubac Lodging, we recommend Poston House Inn. It is a wonderful Bed & Breakfast for many reasons. First, and most important, innkeepers Mary & Don, are terrific … personable, professional, knowledgeable, & helpful. Secondly, they have created a pleasant & comfortable place for travelers to stay. … Continue reading

Bisbee’s Copper City Inn: A Review!

Copper City Inn: Louie de Bisbee Room.

There are at least as many places of lodging in Bisbee as there are reasons to visit Bisbee in the first place. Most of the hotels & inns are old … a hundred years old or more. They are definitely charming, but sometimes inconvenient or uncomfortable, and almost never handicap-friendly. … Continue reading

Rancho Merlita: Is It The Best B&B In Tucson?

The Inns at El Rancho Merlita: the Ranch House Inn & the Arroyo House Inn.

Once the secluded Sonoran Desert estate of cosmetic mogul, Merle Norman, the Inns at El Rancho Merlita are now shared with discriminating travelers from all over the world. Built in the 1950’s, this luxury ranch property was Ms. Norman’s getaway from her busy schedule. It was also a place where … Continue reading