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12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals Tucked Away In Tucson, Arizona - Updated 2020

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From the vivid brilliance of its downtown buildings to its diversity of culture, history and natural experiences, there’s something for everyone in Tucson, Arizona. Do check out the nightlife in the area too!

The state’s oldest city, Tucson is a popular getaway for those seeking warmth in the winter months. Not only is it central to numerous national forests and parks, its location in the Sonoran desert grants it up to 350 days of sunshine a year; making it one of the sunniest places in the United States!

Ready for a taste of Tucson? Check out these 12 Airbnb vacation rentals for your best stay there yet!

1. Eclectic Array: Restored Adobe in El Presidio (from 200 USD)

‘The Old Pueblo’? Not quite! Have a one-of-a-kind stay in this eclectic Airbnb adobe, located in Tucson’s oldest neighbourhood, El Presidio. Wind down in a woodland atmosphere with this living room, complete with parquet flooring, shabby chic furniture and a flourishing house plant. Have a candlelit meal at this alfresco dining spot… … Or enjoy telling scary stories over a spit-fire roast or roasted marshmallows at this fire pit! When it’s time for bed, retreat to one of these three spacious queen bedrooms, and rest in an atmosphere that is just as eclectic and exotic as this house’s front!

Downtown Restored 1878 Adobe House

Address: El Presidio, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA (see map)

Price: from 200 USD

Number of Guests: 8

2. Cosy City: Casita in central Tucson (from 75 USD)

In Tucson on a business trip? That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the city’s charm! Experience the most of Tucson’s charm with this Airbnb casita, located just minutes from the city centre! Enter this atmospheric living room, complete with russet furnishings and an ox skull for a true Tucson flavour. This vacation rental fits even the busiest bee! With a small table and kitchenette in this en-suite bedroom, you won’t have to scramble all over the house for your work materials or a cup of morning coffee. Need some respite from all that hard work? Get in touch with nature in this Airbnb vacation rental’s backyard, a quiet space filled with myriad flora to help you loosen up your mind.

Private Southwestern Style Casita

Address: The Garden District, Tucson, AZ 85712, USA (see map)

Price: from 75 USD

Number of Guests: 5

3. Honeymoon hacienda: Estate in Catalina Foothills (from 75 USD)

Heading to Arizona for a honeymoon? Escape to this Airbnb estate for a fairytale getaway! Just what waits beyond this ornate, talavera-tiled entrance? Enjoy convenience, warmth and comfort in this commodious bedroom, a snug space for you to curl up to your beloved by night, and step out to the outdoors by day. It’s not just the bedroom that’s all yours! Ascend to the rooftop deck for panoramic views of Tucson’s skyline.

Casita Tolsa

Address: Catalina Pueblo, Catalina Foothills, AZ 85718, USA (see map)

Price: from 75 USD

Number of Guests: 4

4. Family fun: Suburban home in Shadow View Estates (from 150 USD)

Looking for a place for the whole family? Try this home, a modern vacation rental in the suburbs of Shadow View Estates! Simplistic yet artistic, this living room provides a stimulating yet soothing place for some R&R. Take a break with some television, or cosy up with a good read by the fireplace! If you need some peace and quiet, escape to the library, and choose from a wide selection of literary wonders. Lights out? Slumber in one of these three bedrooms! Adults may seek comfort in the king bedroom or the queen bedroom, while kids may enjoy the exhilaration of a bunk bed.

Suburban Home in Catalina Foothills

Address: Shadow View Estates, Casas Adobes, AZ 85704, USA (see map)

Price: from 150 USD

Number of Guests: 7

5. Artsy abode: Casita outside Ironwood Ridges (from 100 USD)

Step through a plethora of desert shrubs to reach a sandy-fronted home, characteristic of Arizona’s aridity. Get a load (of luggage) off your shoulders and bunk in one of these three queen-sized bedrooms, each with its own unique charm. Let the sunny interiors of this bathroom perk you up for the day ahead! Freshen up upon this smooth wooden sink as the vivid decorations add a touch of colour. Feel like dining in? Why not immerse in Arizona’s atmosphere with some alfresco dining on this flagstone patio?

Artsy Mountain Getaway

Address: outside Ironwood Ridges, Tucson, AZ 85745, USA (see map)

Price: from 100 USD

Number of Guests: 6

6. A Sonoran spectrum: Colourful casita in the city (from 105 USD)

Location-wise, this Airbnb vacation rental just might be all you could ask for – not only is it central to Tucson and Saguaro National Park, it sits on a private, spacious yard, all for your comfort! Within this home, walls as sunny as the Sonoran desert await. Catch some morning television in this living space… … And if you have an extra guest, the couch converts to a comfy single bed! For a more comfortable sleeping space, escape to the explosion of colour in this master bedroom!

The 707

Address: near the intersection of East Broadway Boulevard and Gollob Road, Tucson, AZ 85710, USA (see map)

Price: from 105 USD

Number of Guests: 4

7. Family and (furry) friends: Casa in Sunrise Presidio Village (from 75 USD)

Step up to this manor, tucked away in the suburbs of Catalina Foothills, north-eastern Tucson. With such a vast, marble-lined yard, it’s perfect for activities with the whole family, plus your furry friends! On a chilly desert night, congregate in this living room and cosy up by the rocky kiva fireplace. In the season of celebration, this dining room brings a perfect convergence of festive cheer and Arizona’s ambience, making it the perfect place to herald in the holiday season. Oddly enough, the bedrooms of this home exude an ambience nothing like their arid exteriors! Take for example this first bedroom, where warm lighting, wood furnishings and red sheets provide an air of yuletide cheer. Meanwhile, the ebony frame and mossy shades of this bedroom make you feel as if you’re in a woodland cabin.

Casa Fahey

Address: Sunrise Presidio Village, Catalina Foothills, AZ 85750, USA (see map)

Price: from 75 USD

Number of Guests: 4

8. Restored retreat: Converted casa along Historic Fourth Avenue (from 169 USD)

Seek your stay in this storefront – where once stood a bakery now stands a luxurious home for you and four friends! Lounge beneath vaulted ceilings and vintage furnishings in this sunlit living room! Dining in? Embark on a culinary adventure within this kitchen! Not only does it come equipped with utensils and equipment, it’s also stocked with spices for your use. And once you’re done with your mouth-watering masterpiece, why not serve it in this luxuriant, walled-in courtyard? Doze off and wake up to the bright lights and plush sheets of the Airbnb home’s three bedrooms!

Converted Bakery in City Centre

Address: south of Historic Fourth Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA (see map)

Price: from 169 USD

Number of Guests: 5

9. Native nook: Century-old Adobe Casita (from 105 USD)

Leave your worries at the doorstep as you escape to this loft, located in a restored casita of south Tucson. Get a good night’s sleep on this twin bed, and curl up in the wool futon for extra comfort. Have a truly tranquil bath in this bathroom, overflowing with all matter of greenery! On a lazy day in, enjoy some breakfast in this outdoor dining space, or bask in the shade of the tree as you kick back on the hammock. With the help of your host, you may even get to interact with these farmyard friendlies, who also make their home in the residence’s backyard!

Century-Old Permaculture Adobe Casita

Address: Southern Heights, South Tucson, AZ 85713, USA (see map)

Price: from 105 USD

Number of Guests: 3

10. Southern Stay: Suburban Spanish home in Southern Heights (from 130 USD)

Step into an Airbnb home of fairytale idyll as you enter the courtyard of this residence, a space of solitude replete with a fountain and overflowing flora. Not only does this yard provide for a spacious, shady and serene place to stroll, it even comes with furnishings for an alfresco dining experience! Of course, if the outdoors do not suit you, you can always retreat indoors for a dining experience of equal ambience and comfort. As the midnight hour calls, slumber in one of these three peaceful bedrooms.

University House

Address: near University of Arizona, at the intersection of North Campbell Avenue and East Broadway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA (see map)

Price: from 130 USD

Number of Guests: 5

11. Renovated large studio at the edge of Saguaro National Park (from 73 USD)

Enjoy this secluded home on the edge of the Saguaro National Park. The renovated stone cottage has all the amenities you need for a delightful stay. The quiet location has a feeling of seclusion, yet you’re only nine miles (14km) from the Desert Museum. Guests find the one-bedroom unit charming as natural desert views abound.

Your superhost values your privacy. A private courtyard and entrance add to the appeal of access to a private bathroom, a kitchenette, and modern amenities. Relax in the living space after a day hiking or visiting the downtown area of Tucson, just eight miles (13km) away. Parking is available.

Serenity in the Saguaro Forest

Price: from 73 USD

Number of Guests: 2

12. Mountain view oasis condo overlooking the pool (from 57 USD)

With easy access to bike paths and a view of the Catalina Mountains, this one-roomed condo is perfect for up to three guests. Enjoy the wilderness ambiance next to a convenient bus stop. From the second floor, you have a view over the swimming pool from a private patio. Additionally, there’s access to a jacuzzi where you can unwind after a day of hiking.

The unit is just five miles from the university and it won’t take you longer than about five minutes to find shops and restaurants. There’s cooking space but breakfast is provided. With Wifi, fans, and AC, you’re sure to be comfortable.

Mountain view oasis condo

Price: from 57 USD

Number of Guests: 3

Time away In Tucson

Whether you’re finding yourself in a forest, or planning a road trip to Mexico, Las Vegas or California, Tucson is a must-visit on your journey. Take away some memories to last a lifetime in the Sunshine Factory, a city of youth, vibrancy and adventure; all of which you can experience by booking these Airbnb vacation rentals today!

Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs in Tucson

1. Which is the most luxurious Airbnb in Tucson?

Not many Airbnbs in Tucson offer a luxurious stay. But if you are keen on staying at a property that provides luxe amenities and a plush ambiance, then the best option for you would be this restored retreat: converted casa along historic Fourth Avenue.

2. Which are the best Airbnbs with a pool in Tucson?

Very few Airbnbs in Tucson have a pool. If pool access is an important factor for you while booking an Airbnb, then we recommend staying at this mountain view oasis condo overlooking the pool or this private room with pool access.

3. Which are the best Airbnbs in Tucson that are good for a family?

Several Airbnbs in Tucson are good for families. If you are traveling with children or extended family, then consider staying at this family fun: suburban home in Shadow View Estates or this family and furry friends: casa in Sunrise Presidio Village.

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