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Adorable 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Centrally Located Guest House

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Bungalow, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Our 700 square foot guest house is just perfect for a couple or young family seeking a Tucson get-away. We live on the property and are available to help you in planning your stay in Tucson. You’ll find the guest house private, clean, comfortable and affordable. We have Wi-Fi. You can enjoy your breakfast on the private patio, grill your dinner on the BBQ gas grill, take a stroll in the neighborhood and stop by the park just around the corner, or walk to any number of restaurants or shopping areas. We are on the Suntran bus routes. Within a 30 minute drive you can access any Tucson area attraction (e.g., Desert Museum, Zoo, Botanical Gardens, Sabino Canyon), wonderful hiking, 4 shopping malls and much more.

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Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
12 July, 2018

About Penny

Dennis and Penny love having people stay in the guest house. It is a wonderful way to show off the city we love to others. We live in the main house so are close by to answer questions. Dennis has lived in Tucson since he was 7 and has seen many changes in the 40+ years he has been here. Penny came to Tucson in 1993 and can't imagine living anywhere else. We've been renting our guest house since 2005 and hope you'll be one of our future guests.

Penny purchased this bungalow in 2003

Why Penny chose La Madera

We didn't plan to buy a vacation rental. When the 4th bedroom of our house turned out to be its own house we decided to make that adorable little house into a vacation rental.

What makes this bungalow unique

Our guest house is centrally located in Tucson, minutes from any area attraction, shopping, restaurants and the university. We often walk to dinner at a locally owned restaurant or to do shopping. We're in an established neighborhood by a small park that is a great place to sit and read a book, play a little basketball or use the exercise equipment. We love the mild temperatures Tucson has to offer and the beautiful mountains and cacti.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow rental in La Madera, Arizona

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full size sleeper sofa in living room
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • video player
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
Private entrance.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

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Adorable 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Centrally Located Guest House
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Great place and wonderful hosts

  • 5 of 5

The guest house is in a great location with many stores and restaurants nearby. It's a quite and pleasant neighborhood to walk around with a park around the corner. The casita is spacious and comfortable, well stocked and even has a washer and dryer which is handy. Penny and Dennis are very helpful, friendly, and responsive hosts and always willing to help right away with any questions or problems. We really enjoyed our time here and would stay again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 12/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our guest house. We enjoyed having you both as gueats And look forward to your future visit.
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Comfortable cute and quiet

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed staying here if I was to find a fault it would be a very limited tv selection. I didn’t mind I watch it very little

  • Review Submitted: 23/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were glad to offer you a comfortable place to beat the cold of the northeast. Yes, our TV selection is limited. We find many guests are out enjoying Tucson or stream on their devices.
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Excellent neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

There are times when something takes place that are beyond the control of any property owner, no matter how attentive they might be. A couple of these events took place during our stay but the important quality was how responsive Penny and Dennis were in ameliorating the issues. They were gracious and insightful hosts. Their casita made a wonderful location for our month long stay. Enjoy your stay! Ann and David, Wisconsin

  • Review Submitted: 01/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ann & David, Thanks for staying in our casita for the month. We enjoyed getting to know you both. You left the place spotless, much appreciated! Safe travels home. Penny & Dennis
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Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in the guest house owned by Penny and Dennis. There is so much to see in the area, so we were super busy. If we had any questions, all we had to do was ask them and they were there to see to our needs.

  • Review Submitted: 18/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having both of you stay in our guest house. Come back and visit again! There is more to see in Tucson and the area.
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Fantastic always

  • 5 of 5

Penny and Dennis are amazing. The house is very clean and welcoming. We were getting in late and they had the lights on for us as well as the heat running and sofa bed made up ready to go. They even helped with carrying our groceries. I can't imagine staying with anyone else when in town. They are a dream come true and very much appreciated. See you next year!!!!


  • Review Submitted: 08/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Andy and Crew! We enjoy having your here for the gem show. Thanks for the glowing review.
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Wonderful stay in Tucson

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Tucson at Penny and Dennis' Guest House. It was very well stocked with all sorts of thoughtful items. It was also comfortable and was very handy to all the places we visited. We would recommend this property to anyone and would stay here if we were to visit Tucson again.

  • Review Submitted: 14/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so glad to meet the two of you. You left the guest house neat and tidy which we appreciate. Tucson provided you wonderful January weather for your many hikes and visit to the Desert Museum. Though we don't get to the control the weather, we were glad you had perfect weather for your visit.
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2.5 miles from University of Arizona, located in central Tucson close to many area attractions. Small neighborhood park around the corner with play equipment for young children and picnic tables.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday bungalow in La Madera, Arizona

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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

We live in the main house and are available during stay to answer questions, make recommendations, and tell you about the area.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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