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. (Except the Copper Queen Hotel which at least has an elevator. Although if you’re confined to a wheelchair, as I once was, you will have to get to the lobby through a somewhat inconvenient rear entrance.) In other words, if you plan on staying a night or more in Bisbee, plan on climbing stairs to get to your bed. That said, we do adore the old, historic hotels and inns. Staying in them helps get us into a frame of mind to appreciate this fabulous historic mining town, once the largest between St. Louis & San Francisco. However, sometimes we … Continue reading
Bisbee also has a couple of fine old hotels. The Hotel San Ramón is one.Continue reading
I have had the pleasure of staying in many historical hotels & inns, including European castles. Considering their antiquity, travelers have to decide if the experience of living temporarily in a relic is worth doing without certain modern amenities and putting up with a few quirks & inconveniences.Continue reading
This is a very fine historic hotel. It features a private courtyard with patio seating & BBQ in back and panoramic views of the city from its long balconies in front.Continue reading
I was given a tour of the Inn At Castle Rock recently. What a delightful old hotel. Built for local miners in 1895 by the first mayor of Bisbee, the Inn has 14 comfortably furnished rooms, all with their own theme: Asian, Geronimo, Sultan’s Harem … you get the idea. “Eclectic” would be a gross understatement. Somewhere between quaint and quirky. But none so outlandish that I would describe it as “kinky”.Continue reading
I’ve stayed overnight in Tombstone and Bisbee several times. I have not discovered any accommodations as fine as Joy’s Calumet & Arizona Guest House.Continue reading
The Copper Queen Hotel still stands majestic after more than 100 years.
Worth a look around the lobby and saloon. Relax with a drink on the front patio. Take a Ghost Tour.
11 Howell Ave.; Bisbee, AZ 85603