Desert Dove Bed & Breakfast

11707 E. Old Spanish Trail , Tucson, AZ 85730-5617 USA (Show map)

About

You will feel right at home in this natural sun baked adobe home. Its great porches, polished colored concrete floors and open trusses in the great room along with the antiques and collectibles give this Bed and Breakfast its unique ambiance. A wood burning cook stove in the delightful country kitchen invites guests to a scrumptious homemade breakfast. Awake to the sounds of desert birds and wild life. Enjoy the beautiful views, hiking and biking trails, horseback riding, and bird watching all near by. Guests are invited to afternoon treats and relaxing in the hydrotherapy spa. Take in the beautiful sunsets and stargazing, all in the great Arizona Sonoran desert. Desert Dove has two spacious guest rooms with private entrance. Both rooms beautifully decorated with antiques and collectibles. Each room has a private bath room, luxurious queen size bed, comfortable seating area. Full breakfast served in the dining area or patio/porches. Desert Dove is smoke free. Sorry there are no facilities for children or pets. Come fly away! Relax! Enjoy! Reminisce!

Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Delightful Stay at the Desert Dove

5 on March 10, 2017

The perfect place to stay during a very busy week in the greater Tucson area. Harvey and Betty were delightful hosts.


A great place to stay close to the Saguaro National Park

5 on February 11, 2017

We stayed at this bed and breakfast because of its close proximity to Saguaro National Park. It was an excellent place to stay. The hosts greeted us warmly when we arrived and showed us around the property. The room was large and the bed was very comfortable. It was a very quiet location and we slept very well, Breakfast was right at the time they told us it would be and was very good. There is a common room where you can do laundry and have access to a refrigerator and other things. The location is very pretty. I would highly recommend this bed and breakfast to anyone staying in the Tucson area.


An escape to a relaxing time,

5 on October 23, 2016

We were met by Betty and Harvey, who genuinely welcomed us into their beautiful home. The room was comfortable and decorated in interesting antiques. The gardens were beautiful and refreshing. The full moon gave it a romantic atmosphere. The breakfast was delicious and appealing with nutritious food on more antique tableware. The conversation was enjoyable and informative. Loved hearing all of their stories and seeing their treasures!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your kind words! We love hearing from our guests! looking forward to your return visit someday!


Lovely B & B Among the Saguaros

5 on May 30, 2016

We had two wonderful nights at the Desert Dove and wish that we could have stayed longer. Betty and Harvey are so warm and friendly. We could have talked to them all day! Betty's breakfasts are incredible and she is very accommodating as far as any special dietary needs. The rooms are very private and we liked having our own entrance. Like the rest of the house, the rooms are beautifully decorated with Betty's collections. The view from the back patio is amazing. We were busy sightseeing during the day but wish that we had planned at least one day to relax here. Harvey feeds the birds in the morning and they are gorgeous! There is also a hot tub and a lovely garden area. We did not want to leave!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the nice comments! We love hearing from our guests! It's what keeps us going! We hope you can return someday.


Perfect stop for a sense of serenity in the Sonoran Desert

5 on April 04, 2016

Harvey and Betty are the perfect hosts for this delightful B & B just outside the East Unit of Saguaro National Park. We could have spent hours in the B and B, and in the tremendous grounds themselves, and been right at home. Do not hesitate to visit the Desert Dove if your travels lead you to Tucson!


A Hidden Gem Outside Casa Grande

4.0 on March 24, 2016

What a great find! Quiet, peaceful, roomy, clean and a terrific yard full of native plants and local birds to wander around in. Breakfast was delicious and our host was friendly, informative and directed us to a great place for dinner in Casa Grande.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks. Our guests are the best rewards we get! Hope you can visit us again!


Delightful in every way

4.8 on February 29, 2016

Gracious and helpful hosts. Beautiful surroundings - birds in garden & delicious breakfasts.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for you lovely comments. Our guests are special! We hope you can return agin! It would be a privilege to serve you.


Great Stay

4.6 on February 04, 2016

Very friendly. Interesting antiques. Wonderful breakfast. Grounds were very well manicured. Private setting. Loved our stay.


Great Place to Get Away

5 on December 05, 2015

Beautiful property. Betty & Harvey were gracious hosts. Looking forward to next visit.

Innkeeper Response
We hope you can return soon. We have the best guests! Thanks for your comments, they are appreciated!


Desert Dove was great!!

5 on November 24, 2015

Owners, Betty & Harvey were terrific. Their B & B is very comfortable and so quiet and relaxing. Didn't have time to enjoy the hot tub and wonderful outdoor sitting area but hope to do that on next visit there.


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Rooms & Rates

Antique Garden

The Antique Garden room has a fantastic view of the Catalina mountains and our desert garden. The room is beautifully decorated with antiques and collectibles such as a picket fence headboard, dried flowers, and various antique garden tools. A private bathroom, luxurious queen size bed, comfortable seating area, a desk for writing, CD player, radio, soft bathrobes, and a hair dryer are some of this room's amenities.

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

Nightly Rate: $125 - $145

Victorian Rose

The Victorian Rose room has a nice view of the Tucson mountains and desert landscape. The room is beautifully decorated with antiques and collectibles from old hats, purses and vintage clothing. A private bathroom, luxurious queen size bed, comfortable seating area, antique wicker chairs for relaxing, a desk for writing, CD player, radio, soft bathrobes, and a hair dryer are some of this room's amenities.

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

Nightly Rate: $130 - $145

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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Desert, Mountains

Airport

Tucson, AZ (TUS) 18 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, University of Arizona, Kitt Peak National Observatory, Biosphere 2, Sabino Canyon, Mt. Lemmon, Kartchner Caverns, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ruins, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Piano, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wired internet

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Swimming, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm.- 5 pm.
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night deposit required for 3 nights or less - 50% deposit for 4 nights or longer.
  • Cancellations: Deposits will be refunded if cancellation is seven days prior to the scheduled arrival. No refund given if less than seven days notice unless the room is resold. Credit may be given for another date.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Harvey & Betty Ross

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

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

Special meal options

upon request


Recipes

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