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Adobe Rose Inn Bed & Breakfast

940 North Olsen Avenue , Tucson, AZ 85719 USA (Show map)
32 Reviews
$85 - $220
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Originally built in 1933, the Adobe Rose Inn is located in the historic Sam Hughes neighborhood in Central Tucson, just two blocks east of the University of Arizona (UA). The Adobe Rose Inn is an ideal stop for vacationers and professional travelers alike. The Adobe Rose Inn offers 6 unique rooms. All rooms are fully appointed with private bathrooms, cable TV, hair dryers, robes, irons, ironing boards, and coffee makers. Some rooms have fireplaces, microwave ovens, mini-refrigerators, and private phones. In addition, Wireless Internet (WiFi) is available throughout the inn.

Rooms & Rates

Sam Hughes

Deluxe room with a king-sized bed, kiva fireplace and hardwood floors. The exquisite, private bathroom features custom designed tiles and a deep soaking tub with an overhead stained glass skylight.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King


A queen-sized bed with a beehive fireplace, eight foot high stained glass window and high, beamed ceilings. Features a private full bath and cable TV. Private entrance to the bougainvillea-draped pool area is one of the reasons this is our most popular room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Santa Catalina

Choose either twin beds or a king-sized bed configuration in this lovely room with decorative floor tile throughout. With a fully appointed kitchen, secluded patio, private bath (shower only) and cable TV, this room is well suited for students or professionals.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Santa Rita

This is our largest accommodation featuring a full-sized kitchen and living area with stove, microwave, refrigerator and sink in the kitchen area and sofa that converts to a full sized bed, cable TV, and desk in the living area; separate bedroom with king-sized bed; the bath is two rooms - a sink and vanity in one room with the toilet and tub/shower in an adjoining room; cable TV, and balcony accessible from either the bedroom or the living room. This room is well suited for long-term stays and individuals preferring to dine-in.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen


Adjacent to the bougainvillea-draped pool area, this large room features Mexican saltillo tile and is decorated with Mexican Talavera pottery and colors. It offers a queen-sized bed, separate sitting room, private bath (shower only), desk, cable TV, private phone, small refrigerator and microwave oven.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


A quiet, relaxing room with a queen-sized bed and oak floors. Features a private bath (shower only), comfortable desk, cable TV and small refrigerator for drinks and snacks. ideal for the professional or student looking for a place to read and relax.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Dining4.8

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A relaxing Tucson retreat!

4.2 on September 04, 2014

A great place to meet friendly people, have a relaxing night and a wonderful breakfast!

A b&b as it should be

4.8 on August 11, 2014

Lovely stay, cosy atmosphere, wonderful breakfast, perfect innkeepers. Thank you!

Cosy place in the heart of Tucson

4.4 on August 07, 2014

Marion and Jim are very nice and caring people with good advice. Their house is a very cosy place where you feel like at home. Definitely recommend this place!


4.6 on July 13, 2014

Wonderful couple - very hospitable - the pool was a very refreshing welcome touch to the middle of a hot, hot day!

very nice stay

3.6 on July 01, 2014

Folks here very nice and accommodating. Would stay again.


5 on June 27, 2014

What a wonderful place to stay, I only wish I could have stayed longer! Adobe Rose is beautiful, comfortable, and conveniently located near the University of Arizona. Jim and Marion are so welcoming and kind, and their breakfasts are fantastic!

Adobe Rose Inn met all our expectations and more

5 on June 24, 2014

Jim and Marian were so helpful - directed us to things to see and do, good restaurants. They adjusted the schedule per our needs and provided extra touches that made the stay even more special.

My favorite place in Tucson

4.8 on May 24, 2014

It's my favorite place to stay in Tucson, beautiful, with character, and I always feel home. Breakfast is AMAZING.

A Home Away From Home

5 on April 03, 2014

I've stayed at the Adobe Rose whenever I've been in Tucson. It offers a beautiful and relaxed environment and delicious breakfasts (including a gluten-free option!). It's centrally located in a lovely neighborhood, and the hosts are gracious and welcoming. What more could a traveler want!


5 on March 28, 2014

Marion is an amazing cook,, with delicious, healthy fare daily! She was very accommodating to my food allergies, which i appreciated immensely!

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Location Type



Tucson, AZ (TUS) 8 miles

Directions to property:

1. Take S. Tucson Blvd from Airport toward Center City - follow for approx 0.6 or 0.7 miles. 2. Turn Left onto E. Benson Ave - follow for approx 0.6 mile 3. Turn Right (North) onto Kino Parkway - follow for approx 4.5 miles (Kino becomes Campbell Ave after crossing Broadway Blvd.) 4. Turn Right (East) onto 2nd Street - follow for 2 blocks - We're on the Southeast Corner of N. Olsen Ave and E. 2nd St. 5. Enter the Inn at the N. Olsen entrance (940 N. Olsen Ave.)

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, University of AZ, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Rodeo, Ruins, Ski area, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Telephone, Washer/dryer , Wireless Internet (WiFi), Bath Robes

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited Outside area
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Special events
  • Deposit Amount Required: For large groups or during special events please contact us
  • Cancellations: Deposits are fully refunded if cancellation is received two weeks prior to check-in. On shorter notice a prompt refund will be made once your room has been rented to another party.



Jim Hook

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  • Time Served: 8:00am - 9:00am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Vegan upon request, Gluten-Free upon req

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940 North Olsen Avenue , Tucson, AZ 85719 USA (Show map)

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