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Crickethead Inn Bed and Breakfast

9480 W. Picture Rocks Road, Tucson, AZ 85743
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  • Red Hills Visitor Center
    7.8 km
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Reviewed 16 November 2016
Easy-going and Comfortable
My partner and I stayed at the Crickethead Inn for 4 nights and... more
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Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 16 November 2016

My partner and I stayed at the Crickethead Inn for 4 nights and had a marvelous time. Each morning was a treat to wake up and wonder what breakfast delights Wayan would prepare. Besides a fantastic food, breakfast included lively and entertaining conversation with hosts, Mike and Wayan. There is a lot of positive, happy energy at the Crickethead Inn....

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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Despite it being the busy gem show week in Tucson(didn't know when booked) the four of us were able to find lodging here; it was a full house! We were in the separate building with a Balinese wedding bed and pull out. The art, tile work, gardens, desert plant and animal life were inspirational. We especially loved watching the sunrise...

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 April 2016

My boyfriend and I recently stayed at Crickethead during our vacation to the southwest. The rooms are quaint, the breakfasts are tasty (Wayan's crepes are the best!) and Mike and Wayan are excellent hosts. We enjoyed watching the javalinas, quail, and skittish coyote come in for breakfast. The property butts right up to the park so it's easy to take...

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Silver City, New Mexico
Reviewed 8 April 2016

The Crickethead Inn is the exact opposite of generic, sterile hotels. This owner-built inn is full of loving touches, beautiful artwork, and exotic furniture. Did I mention the setting, in the stunning Sonoran Desert? Each morning we heard mourning doves, curve-billed thrashers, and Gila woodpeckers. The saguaros, other cacti, ironwood, and palo verde trees were so beautiful. It's very quiet,...

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Guaymas, Mexico
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We picked this place because we were coming up from San Carlos, Mexico to escape the noise and craziness of the Semana Santa weekend. It was an excellent choice. No traffic noise and full of wildlife and birds. Mike and Wayan are gracious hosts and the breakfasts were the best I have ever eaten at a B&B. Our room was...

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Torrance, California
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Mike and Wayan were so wonderfully accommodating and full of local knowledge. The breakfasts were so delicious while quail, javelina and a plethora of other birds sang and pecked outside. Bunnies visited each morning. Our room was very comfortable as well as interesting with the various exotic pieces of furniture and fabrics. When we entered our room and saw the...

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Richmond, VA, USA
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The Crickethead was a great match for us, but it is not for everyone. If you want to see the desert while having a TV, swimming pool, and other luxury amenities then go to the JW Marriott. However, if you want to see stars at night, see birds and wild life (we saw javilina) from your lodging, and be on...

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oregon
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We loved our 4 days staying at Crickethead, we only wish we had stayed longer. Mike and Wayan are wonderful hosts and the room we chose opened up onto Saguaro National Park. We woke up to the sun rising with gila woodpeckers flying in and out of the giant saguaro right outside. The wildlife was abundant, great horned owl, javelinas,...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 18 February 2016

One of the most unique B&B locations we've visited. Isolated, stunning Sonoran Desert landscape, comfortable rooms, great shower. Owners are welcoming and interesting. This is a very down-to-earth B&B. The indoor main room & dining areas are shared space with the owners, and may or may not be available for guest use. However, there are several separate guest outdoor patios...

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Orland Park, Illinois
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Mike and Wayan's B&B borders the Saguaro National Park and offers a very warm and welcoming view of the desert. Our room was pretty, well appointed and had a very cool blend of Southwest and Indonesian decor. Breakfast was great and our hosts were very understanding as we jumped from the table to photograph the wildlife that visited the waterhole...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Crickethead Inn Bed and Breakfast

Address: 9480 W. Picture Rocks Road, Tucson, AZ 85743
Region: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Number of rooms: 3
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“All the rooms are nice but ask for a room in the guest house instead of the main house. They're a little more private.”
 of 5 bubbles KTC80, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room with the bath tub.”
 of 5 bubbles 41sherryr, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask about room location - three are attached to the main house and there is at least one additional room in a separate building.”
  • Each room off of the main building has its own patio
  • View from patio off of the kitchen
 of 5 bubbles 351laurid, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“3 rooms are in the main house, and two rooms in a separate cottage nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles 413gails, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Cell coverage is best just outside the b&b on the road. Wifi good until 9pm and then unavailable or spotty”
 of 5 bubbles christineb120, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
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