Heward House at Holbrook Bed & Breakfast

108 Crestview Drive, Holbrook, Arizona 86025
Innkeeper(s): Glenn & Linda Blansett
  • Introduction

    CourtyardThe Heward House at Holbrook Bed and Breakfast is an ideal home base for your exploration of Northeastern Arizona.

    The Heward House, a 1930's Art Deco, was totally renovated in 1998 and is located on a mesa overlooking the town of Holbrook and Old Route 66. Whether your interest is the Old West, Route 66, the Triassic Period and the Petrified Forest National Park, or Indian Country, you will find that the Heward House will not only supply your needs but also make you feel at home!

  • Heward House at Holbrook Amenities

    dining roomRelax on one of our balconies or patios and bask in the brilliant hues of our spectacular Arizona sunsets or spend an evening stargazing from the private Jacuzzi garden and then warm yourself by the outside fireplace.

    A variety of spacious guest rooms, all with private baths and queen size beds, are uniquely decorated with a mixture of traditional and contemporary furnishing and art. Paintings and pottery by area artists resonate with local color and style of the Southwest.

    Before your daily excursions begin, enjoy a bountiful breakfast in our dining room or on our Mexican tiled patio with fireplace and fountain. Enjoy our before dinner hors d'oeuvres, then dine at one of our local colorful restaurants and enjoy a light dessert upon your return.

    From the living room relax and enjoy a panoramic view of the distant White Mountains and even watch the trains go by in the distance.

  • Game Room

    Route 66 Game RoomThe Route 66 Game Room features a pool table, dartboard, and an assortment of paperback books for your enjoyment!

  • Area Attractions

    Heward House at Holbrook Bed & Breakfast - Holbrook, ArizonaTo the north of Holbrook is the rugged plateau country with striking canyons containing prehistoric cliff dwellings such as those found in Canyon de Chelly. Much of the plateau country is Navajo and Hopi Reservation land. These reservations offer unique attractions including ceremonial dances, tribal events, and Indian art and crafts.

    Arizona's scenic Mogollon Rim country with its tall pines and quiet mountain lakes is a short distance south of Holbrook. Visitors can hunt, fish, and enjoy spectacular panoramas.

    The Petrified National Park with petrified logs displaying an array of colors, and the Painted Desert with formations of soft rock in many colors offer unique experiences to area visitors.

    Holbrook has a Museum and Visitors' Center and hosts many events through the year including:

    • Annual Hashknife Posse Pony Express Ride in January
    • Holbrook Old West Days in May
    • Annual Firemen's BBQ on the 4th of July
    • Navajo County Fair in September
    • Christmas Parade of Lights & Festival of Trees in December

    Area Attractions:

    Holbrook is located ninety miles east of Flagstaff and forty miles northwest of Show Low at the hub of Northern Arizona Tourism. Using Holbrook as your base, enjoy a variety of attractions surrounding Holbrook.

    • Petrified Forest & Painted Desert
    • Navajo & Hopi Indian Reservations
    • Meteor Crater
    • Rock Art Ranch
    • Canyon de Chelly
    • Hubbell Trading Post

    Local Attractions:

    • Historic Courthouse
    • Bucket of Blood Saloon
    • County Fair
    • Rodeo
    • Wigwam Motel
    • Native American Indian Dances
  • Southwest Art

    If your interest is in Southwest culture, you will enjoy the Southwest decor at the Heward House. The Blansett family has been in the trading post business for years and the house is adorned with Southwest art that includes an immense collection of Hopi Kachina dolls, antique Navajo rugs, baskets, and pottery.

    One of many Kachina dolls and Indian pottery and rug on display.

    Kachina dollIndian pottery & rug

  • How to Find Us

    From Phoenix: (3 Routes to choose from)

    Route 1:

    1. Come through Globe and Show Low on State Route 60 for a spectacular drive through the Salt River Canyon
    2. Go through Show Low and take a left on State Route 77 to Holbrook (40 miles)
    3. Go through Holbrook to the second light. At the second light take a left
    4. You are on Crestview Drive. Heward House is on your right around the curve

    Route 2:

    1. Drive to Payson State Route 87, then to Heber on State Route 260 and over the imposing Mogollon Rim
    2. From Heber take State Route 377 to Holbrook
    3. Go through Holbrook to the second light
    4. Turn left, you are on Crestview Drive
    5. Heward House is on your right

    Route 3:

    1. Drive straight north out of Phoenix on Interstate 17 to Flagstaff, and then East on Interstate 40 to Holbrook and Petrified Forest
    2. Take the second Exit 286, turn left on Navajo Drive
    3. At the stoplight turn left on Crestview Drive
    4. Heward House is on your right

    From the West, California, or the Grand Canyon:

    1. Holbrook is only a 75-minute drive from Flagstaff on Interstate 40
    2. You could stop at Walnut Canyon, Meteor Crater, or Homolovi State Park on your way to get to your tour-base in Holbrook
    3. Take the second Exit 286, turn left on Navajo Drive
    4. At the stoplight turn left to Crestview Drive
    5. Heward House is on your right

    From the East or Midwest:

    1. Holbrook is only a 75-minute drive from Gallup, New Mexico, on Interstate 40
    2. Take Exit 286
    3. Go straight through the stoplight and across Navajo Drive
    4. You are on Crestview Drive
    5. Heward House is on your right
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