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Best Western Royal Sun Inn & Suites
Ranked #16 of 129 Hotels in Tucson
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Reviewed 12 February 2012

Clean, basic accommodations - pricey during the gem show. Restaurant was good for breakfast but just okay for dinner, as they ran out of several items.

Room Tip: There is no elevator so if you have difficulty with stairs then get a first floor room
  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with family
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AZbwroyalsun, General Manager at Best Western Royal Sun Inn & Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2012

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your experience at our hotel during your recent stay. We are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us.

I apologize for your dissatisfaction at our restaurant but I appreciate you mentioning it. This will help us avoid this from happening in future. I have stressed the importance to our staff about ensuring proper inventory based on future demand.

We thank you for the business & hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 11 February 2012

Just spent 6 nights at the Best Western Royal Sun and would recommend it to anyone who's looking for a good centrally locate hotel in Tucson. The room was clean, spacious, quiet and quite comfortable for 2 of us. The included hot breakfast in the hotel restaurant were good with the same 7 choices each morning. Both the hotel and restaurant staff were outstanding, friendly, accommodating, and efficient. The exercise room was small, but adequate with a treadmill, elliptical trainer and recumbent bike along with a weight machine.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Theworldwanderer
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AZbwroyalsun, General Manager at Best Western Royal Sun Inn & Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2012

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your experience at our hotel during your 6 nights stay. We are thrilled to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us.

I will share your comments with my team as it will be very gratifying for them to hear your compliments & kind words.

We thank you for the business & hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 7 February 2012

I have stayed at this hotel while visiting my daughter while in Tucson and it's always been a great stay. The rooms are spacious and the beds and pillows are great. The hot full breakfast is a great part of the package and the food is delicious and the servers are always friendly and helpful. The location is ideal to the center of town and close to the freeway. The prices are reasonable and great value.

Room Tip: When I stay by myself I like that they give me an upstairs room where I feel safer.
  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with family
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Thank Cindy B
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AZbwroyalsun, General Manager at Best Western Royal Sun Inn & Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2012

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your experience at our hotel during your recent stay. We are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us.

I will share your comments with my team as it will be very gratifying for them to hear your compliments & kind words.

We appreciate your business very much & hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 2 February 2012

It has all the elements - great location, comfortable place, ever helpful staff and great value

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with family
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Thank Andriaaz
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AZbwroyalsun, General Manager at Best Western Royal Sun Inn & Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2012

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your experience at our hotel during your recent stay. We are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us.

I will share your comments with my team as it will be very gratifying for them to hear your compliments & kind words.

We thank you for the business & hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 30 January 2012

We stayed here two nights. Our room was upgraded to a suite for no apparent reason which was great. We arrived early but the suite was ready, clean, spacious, extremely comfortable. The staff members at the front desk were friendly, welcoming, and extremely helpful in acquainting us via map with sights to see and even gave us coupons for 2 for 1 entry to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum which was on our must-see list (AMAZING EXPERIENCE!). Our breakfasts were very good, fast, and filling -- great start to both mornings. Would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: We were concerned that we had adjoining doors on either end of our room, but we were not bothered by...
  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank C S
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AZbwroyalsun, General Manager at Best Western Royal Sun Inn & Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2012

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your experience at our hotel during your recent stay. We are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us.

We offer free upgrades to our guests when available to show our appreciation to them for the business.

I will share your comments with my team as it will be very gratifying for them to hear your compliments & kind words. We thank you for the kind words & hope to see you again in future.

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Reviewed 22 January 2012

I chose this location because it was near a wedding that I am/was in town for. This motel is not much to look at from the street, but once you turn into the inner area, it looks very nice, well kept, and promising. There were two billboards announcing it as I approached from the freeway.
The front desk person was friendly and helpful. There's a nice pool (I didn't try it, but there were people around and in it). It's typical 2-story American motel design. The room has nice linens and it's clearly been refurbished and they've made an effort to make it eco-friendly. The furniture is just OK - desk is a little small to work at (I'm writing this review there before checking out). The high-speed internet is good.
So what's the problem? When I first spent a few minutes in the room after checking in yesterday afternoon, I could hear the footsteps of people in the room above. You can refurbish rooms in these older buildings, but not much can be done about the basic structure and this one has somewhat "thin walls". I didn't hear any noise from the rooms on the sides though. I went back to the front desk to try for a 2nd floor room, but they were full - nothing available. So I got ready and went off to the wedding at Stillwell House.
After returning and going to sleep, I was awakened a few times either by noise from above or train whistles. There's a main line of the Union Pacific that goes through Tucson, so it's hard to avoid the sound - beware. All-in-all just OK on that front.
There is a complimentary breakfast included with the room. The server was very nice, the food was just OK, though I would not recommend it if you were not staying here (got the healthy breakfast).
All-in-all I can only give this motel an average rating. I want to give it more because of the ambiance and the staff, but it's just not quite there. Would I go back if I were in town again? Maybe - if I could get a 2nd floor room and I had something going on nearby.

Room Tip: Go with 2nd floor if you can.
  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled solo
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AZbwroyalsun, General Manager at Best Western Royal Sun Inn & Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2012

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your experience at our hotel during your recent stay. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations.

Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we offer a better experience for guests in the future.

We thank you for the business & hope to see you again in future.

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Reviewed 22 January 2012

I was trying to find a hotel near the hustle and bustle on 4th Street. The reviews of those hotels didn't thrill me.
I am so glad! This hotel is clean, quiet, and has a modern feel in the room. It is a 5 minute drive to 4th Street.
It has a workout room! Free breakfast.
Very happy I found this place!

  • Stayed: January 2012
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Thank JLA1
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AZbwroyalsun, General Manager at Best Western Royal Sun Inn & Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2012

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your experience at our hotel during your recent stay. We are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us.

I will share your comments with my team as it will be very gratifying for them to hear your compliments & kind words.

We thank you for the business & hope to see you soon.

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Additional Information about Best Western Royal Sun Inn & Suites

Address: 1015 North Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705-7748 (Formerly BEST WESTERN Royal Sun Inn & Suites)
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Region: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Green Hotel in Tucson
#11 Best Value Hotel in Tucson
#15 Business Hotel in Tucson
#18 Family Hotel in Tucson
#18 Romantic Hotel in Tucson
Price Range: £63 - £114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Royal Sun Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 79
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stay at this full-service, Eco-Friendly Tucson, Arizona hotel located close to the University of Arizona, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and the Old Tucson Studios. Enjoy complimentary COOK-TO-ORDER breakfast each morning at the Royal Sun Restaurant & 2-FOR-1 Drinks at Lounge each evening. The newly renovated Green Certified BEST WESTERN Royal Sun Inn & Suites, located near Interstates 10 and 19 in Tucson, Arizona. We offer convenient access to many key area attractions including college Campuses, 3 Malls, three-Golf Courses and the Tucson International Airport. Enjoy spaciously-appointed guest rooms and suites, including hot tub suites, each complete with wired and wireless high-speed Internet access and 32' LCD HD TV with HBO(R) and DVD player. This full-service hotel also features a relaxing outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, fitness center, business services and meeting facilities. Pets are welcome for a small fee. Guests staying at this Arizona hotel will enjoy being close to the San Xavier Mission, the Sabino Canyon, the Biosphere 2 and the Tubac Artists Colony. Just a short drive away, guests can find the Saguaro National Park, the Kartchner Caverns State Park, historic Tombstone and historic Bisbee. For superior customer service and a convenient location in Tucson, Arizona make a reservation today at the BEST WESTERN Royal Sun Inn & Suites! ... more   less 
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Best Western Plus Royal Sun Hotel Tucson
Best Western Tucson
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Best Western Royal Sun Inn & Suites Tucson, Arizona

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