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Address: Benson, AZ
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A sliding-roof observatory where telescopes and sessions with an astronomer...

A sliding-roof observatory where telescopes and sessions with an astronomer are given by appointment.

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No longer a B&B

Heads up, this is no longer a B&B location, strictly the observatory. It's a drive back to a hotel in Benson if you go for a late night view. Recommend bringing a group.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 January 2015
Bonnie B
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2015

Heads up, this is no longer a B&B location, strictly the observatory. It's a drive back to a hotel in Benson if you go for a late night view. Recommend bringing a group.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2012

When I stayed there it was a bed & breakfast as well as viewing the stars at night....It's on a hilltop with lovely views, seems like your in the middle of nowhere. You can't find a better place in Benson to view the beautiful stars

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2003

I visited Vega-Bray observatory in November, 2001, stayed 3 nights, did a lot of telescope observing, and saw the last magnificent Leonid meteor shower of our lives. It is a very comfortable and welcoming place. I wrote a large review of it (and compared it to the similar, but different, StarHillInn). Vega-Bray is a great winter getaway with good (not... More 

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