Sam Hughes Inn Bed & Breakfast

2020 East Seventh Street, Tucson, Arizona 85719
Innkeeper(s): Susan Banner

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  • Introduction

    Sam Hughes Inn Bed & Breakfast front of inn

    Sam Hughes Inn in Tucson, Arizona, is just east of the University of Arizona within walking distance of football & basketball games plus easy access to all local area attractions. Located in one of Tucson's historic neighborhoods, the core house dates from 1931 and its 4 bedrooms with en suite baths & total guest capacity of 8, plus big back shaded yard & patio, guarantee a feeling of private spaces. There is no City Bed Tax: as required in larger B&B's and hotel; so guests save. Parking is on site.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Susan Banner for sharing her own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    It is centrally located and walking distance to the University of Arizona. Tourists can easily reach attractions, restaurants & theater; and parents, graduate students, visiting professors can easily reach their destinations with or without a car.

    What are you best known for?  

    Breakfast, low cost (no tax) and proximity to other services and entertainment.

    What makes your inn unique?

    Not being required to collect tax because of its small size, makes staying here a huge bargain.

    What do you love most about your inn?

    Shade trees.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    The Sonora Desert Museum. It’s so much more than a museum; it’s a microcosm of the Southwest located in a beautiful mountain setting & surrounded by hiking trails.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    How clean it is.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    We have wonderful restaurants other than the Mexican ones people always ask about.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Sonora Desert Museum, Biosphere II, DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, Sabino Canyon, Mt. Lemmon, Mission San Xavier, drive to Tubac, Tombstone & Bisbee, Kartchner Caverns, Pima Air & Space Museum, Arizona State Museum, Art & Photography Museums on the U of A campus, hike, golf.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    The university and its museums, a first rate theater on campus, grocery store, bank, pharmacy, several restaurants - golf, tennis courts, UV protected pool and an adorable zoo (the latter four are a little over a mile away.)

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Old Pueblo Grill, Café Poca Cosa, Feast, The Dish (all are unique to Tucson and have great chefs). There are many, many more.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 4 rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    I don't accept pets.