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Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 29 November 2014

If you want to explore Saguaro right from the heart of it and get the best of your stay then choose Crickethead Inn. This is an amazing place, very friendly hosts who know the desert very well. And yes, be prepared to have the best breakfast you ever had during any of your previous trips anywhere! :) All this in...

Thank zozocam
Reviewed 17 November 2014

B&B's can be all over the map, so to speak. In my opinion, the best ones are in unusual locations, have worthwhile surroundings, and have engaging hosts, all this without breaking the travel budget. I can't express fully how delighted I was to find the Crickethead Inn, west of Tucson, on a recent trip. I probably would not have learned...

Thank Paul1092014
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 16 November 2014

The others reviews have said it all. Quiet desert setting next to Saguaro National Park, wildlife, comfortable room, fabulous unique and varied breakfast. Mike and Wayan share their life and life experiences. Besides the beautiful desert setting, they grow many beautiful potted plants. Wayan is a fabulous cook and the breakfast is a cultural experience in itself, but from many...

1Thank hikinggirl2014
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2014

A cool place to stay in the desert is with Mike over at the Crickethead Inn. Mike is married to Wayan who is from Bali so the place is a kind of Indonesian/Western mix, which is pretty unique. A beautiful garden is full of fine cacti which are also for sale, as well as Wayans's herbs and spices which she...

Thank Elainerainmaker
Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 30 May 2014

The Crickethead Inn, backing right onto Saguaro National Park, is an immersive desert experience. Jackrabbits leap across the long, rocky, dirt driveway (Don't worry, our rented Mini Cooper made it down with a little careful driving!), javelinas visit the water hole immediately behind the back patio, and the water attracts half-a-dozen or more varieties of birds: mourning doves, white-winged doves,...

2Thank Ezra F
Suisun City, California
Reviewed 27 May 2014

As we observed a family of javelina at the waterhole as we were checking in, we knew this place was going to be good. The view from the patio reminds one of a postcard showing all Sonoran desert flora and fauna impossibly placed in one scene. Cardinal, Curve-billed Thrasher, Gilded Flicker, Gila Woodpecker, Gambel's Quail, Canyon Towhee, MacGillivray's Warbler, Ladder-backed...

Thank gwb136
Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Just returned East after spending 3 wonderful days at the inn. We have traveled around the world and have rarely found hosts as warm, friendly and kind as Mike and Wayan. The breakfasts were great - yogurt and fresh fruit, homemade baked treats and a main that is different every day. If there are a few guests, Wayan may make...

Thank Jim20142014
Reviewed 11 April 2014

If you have a spirit of adventure and a love of the unusual, you're in for a treat. Mike and Wayan have blended Tucson and Indonesia in a charming way in this B&B. Mike built the huge house himself--check out the big beams of quality hardwood--and Wayan, who had a women's art gallery in Bali, apparently brought it to the...

1Thank Colo123
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2014

A three night stay here was a very happy experience to start our tour in Arizona. We loved to sit on the veranda watching the many birds visiting for food put out by Wayan and in the mornings, the limping coyote and a family of javelinas. The veranda looked straight out into desert with saguaros scattered around and many other...

Thank 97Elizabeth
Reviewed 10 March 2014

We so much enjoyed staying at Crickethead Inn. We wanted to stay away from the busy city, but fairly close by. What a gem we found! The grounds are spectacular, the hosts are charming, and we can't wait to go back. It will be our home away from home in Tucson from now on when we go to visit family....

Thank Lost_Flamingo

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  • Breakfast included

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Address: 9480 W Picture Rocks Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9646
Region: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Number of rooms: 3
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“Any room is good”
 of 5 bubbles edair701, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There isn't a bad one there”
 of 5 bubbles markmF6817OY, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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