The SunCatcher Fine Country Inn

105 N Avenida Javelina , Tucson, AZ 85748-8928 USA (Show map)
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This highly elegant award winning Inn is located on five stunning acres of lush desert right at the Saguaro National Park East trailheads. The Inn features superb decor with fine southwestern antiques and original artworks, vaulted ceiling and panoramic mountain views of the Santa Catalina mountains to the North, the Rincon mountains to the East and the Tucson mountains to the West. The SunCatcher features a heated pool and spa, with tennis, golf and athletic club packages available. Innkeeper Janos Siess was for many years the manager of the famous Cafe des Artistes in New York City - we really know the meaning of good food and fine service at the SunCatcher! The Inn recently won the coveted industry award for Best Breakfast In The Southwest from Inn Traveler magazine and Arringtons - we provide gourmet breakfasts each morning which are included in our bed and breakfast rates. Afternoon snacks or a relaxing glass of wine are also provided. Our fine king and queen accomodations feature private entrances, fire places, jacuzzi and garden tubs, desert and poolside views, satellite TV and DVD (we have a great DVD library!), and luxury robes.



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

Thank you, SunCatcher Fine Country Inn!

4.4 on February 26, 2018

Our host was welcoming, courteous, and friendly. Made our "stay-cation" very meaningful.

Our Amazing 50th Anniversary Stay at the SunCatcher Inn

5 on January 10, 2018

My husband and I had a delightful experience staying at the SunCatcher Inn to celebrate our 50th anniversary in January 2018. We were greeted warmly by our gracious host, Janos; and liked conversing with him especially during his incredibly large, delicious, relaxing gourmet breakfasts served with amazing garden vistas. These wonderfully filling and beautiful meals jumpstarted our days. The Sun Catcher Inn has a wonderful old Tucson feel, decor and design with outstanding views from the home and gardens. We stayed in the roomy and tastefully decorated suite with its wonderfully comfortable king sized bed and bedding with a uniquely designed kiva fireplace and large ensuite. We usually ended our days with a soak in the private hot tub accessible by sliders off our room and were treated with beautiful sunrise vistas in the mornings and evenings. We had a restful, refreshing stay in this lovely Inn centrally located enjoying its ambiance, our host and the friendly dogs also. We hope to return and hated to leave. Thank you, Janos, for your fine hospitality.

Wonderful place

5 on December 11, 2017

If you enjoy the Arizona outdoors, there are few locations better than Suncatcher--just a short walk to a hiking entrance to the Rincon section of Saguaro National Park. The rooms are spacious and the grounds beautiful. Janos's breakfasts are not only the best I have ever eaten, but probably the largest. We had originally booked four days and were delighted that we were able to extend our stay to six.

Quiet and beautiful!

5 on November 24, 2017

What a quiet and beautiful spot, perfect for a relaxing getaway - loved every minute. Hosts Janos and his wife very nice and helpful about the area too.

excellent stay

5 on July 31, 2017

our stay at the Suncatcher was outstanding. Highly recommend this place

Excellent B & B

5 on July 18, 2017

This was the highlight of my trip to Arizona. The host was very accommodating . The rooms were outstanding and the breakfast was topnotch. Janos went above and beyond to accommodate us.

Lovely getaway

5 on March 21, 2017

We celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary here. We loved the country location with easy access to local restaurants and sights. The breakfasts were to die for, nothing like we have ever experienced. Great wifi and tv reception so we didn't have to miss our March Madness games!

Unique inn with beautiful views

4.6 on March 09, 2016

This is a small inn a bit off the beaten path with the owners on-site. When we were there, we were the only guests and the innkeeper upgraded us to a wonderful room (I am sure all the rooms were nice.) The innkeeper/owner served exceptional breakfasts and was very gracious. We had access to the living area, which was beautiful and had a gorgeous view. We thought it was an excellent value as compared with local chain hotels. Although it was a bit off the beaten path (on the east side of Tucson) and a little bit to find at first, it was pretty easy/straightforward to get downtown. We would recommend this inn.

Exceeded expectations!

5 on January 04, 2016

Our room was a lovely oversized suite and very comfortable. The living area of the home was beautiful with wonderful oil paintings and an interesting collection of books and artifacts! We loved our mornings with Janos - he prepared an amazing gourmet breakfast each morning and then offered ideas to help plan our day! The Suncatcher is an outstanding place to stay in Tucson.

True Southwest Luxury Experience

4.8 on December 27, 2015

Janos is a wonderful host not to mention a great chef; the views are great and the location provides a true Southwest experience including listening to coyotes in the evening. You could not ask for a better experience.

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Rooms & Rates


Suncatcher's Master Suite,"Dreamcatcher" offers spacious King accomodations, King size bed, private entrance with patio door opening to the pool and hot tub. Plasma TV, walk-in-shower, separate stand alone tub, robes and hairdryers. Gourmet breakfast is also included.

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

SC-Sonoran Colonial

a king bed, a private entrance opening to the heated pool and hot tub, and a private bath walk-in shower.

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

SC-The Vacqueros Room

Our Vaqueros (Cowboy) Room (formerly our Regent room) offers fine queen accomodations with superb southwestern antiques and artworks, a large private bathroom with double walk-in shower, double french doors to private poolside entrance provide access to our heated pool and hot spa. This room with kingsize bed captures the romantic and adventurous spirit of the old west, and is named in memory of the many cowboys whose names have become a part of local history, like Arizona's Billy the Kid and the McLowry brothers of the OK Corral. Luxury robes and hairdryers are included, as is satellite plasma TV and DVD - we have a great DVD library for you to choose from. The room has beautiful pool and mountain views. Gourmet breakfast included - we have just won the major industry award from Inn Traveler Magazine for Best Breakfast in The Southwest!

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


Suncatcher's Master Suite,"Dreamcatcher" offers spacious King accomodations, King size bed, private entrance with patio door opening to the pool and hot tub. Plasma TV, walk-in-shower, separate stand alone tub, robes and hairdryers. Gourmet breakfast is also included.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2


The Suncatcher's "Oriental" room offers fine Queen accomodations, with exquisite Asian art, private entrance, plasma TV, walk-in shower, luxury robes and hairdryers. A gourmet breakfast is also included.

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

Check Dates


Location Type

Desert, Mountains


Tucson, AZ (TUS) 15 miles

Directions to property:

From Phoenix - From I-10 to Tucson, take the Congress/Broadway exit. At the end of the ramp, turn left (east) onto Broadway. Follow Broadway east. In about 13 miles you will cross Houghton. Continue on Broadway, and in another 2 miles you will cross Freeman. Stay on Broadway another 1/3 mile, and you'll see Avenida Javelina on the left. Turn left onto Avenida Javelina. Ours is the second driveway on the left, about 500 feet from Broadway. Drive right up to the front door of our bed and breakfast!

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Sabino Canyon, Colossal Cave, Saguaro National Park, Pima Air & Space Museum, Arizona Desert Museum, Restaurant Row, Performing Theater, Rodeo, Ski area, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type


On-site amenities

Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Telephone, Washer/dryer , Free Newspaper, Turndown Service, Free Local Phone Calls, Private Bathroom, Hair Dryer, Desk

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Wired internet

On-site activities

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

Check Dates


  • Check In:: 3pm - 6pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 night
  • Cancellations: Cancellations for all or party of your stay made more than more than 30 days prior to stay are subject to a full refund less a $25 administrative fee. Cancellations for all or part of your stay made less than 30 days prior to stay are charged at the full rate, subject to our being able to rebook the room. We always rebook and credit you in such circumstances wherever this is possible and in many cases we are able to offer a credit for a future stay in lieu.



Janos Siess

Languages spoken

hungarien, English

Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

Janos is the former long term manager of the famous Cafe Des Artistes restaurant in New York City and Nicola is a former Wall Street banker and non-fiction writer.

Check Dates




  • Time Served: 7:30 - 9:00
  • Serving Location: outdoor patio, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian