We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Studio 5 blocks to 4th, 7 to UA

Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
studio
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Private, detached, furnished guesthouse off 4th Ave, blocks from the University of Arizona & downtown. Simple, clean, and tiny, it stays booked near solid because of the low price for the location. I have just recently started listing here on TripAdvisor, but I've been hosting since 2008 and I'm one of the most established and highly rated hosts in Tucson on other popular rental sites. - Diminutive size makes it best suited for solo travelers without a lot of baggage, or couples for short stays - Comfortable queen bed with ventilated foam mattress topper - Linens, towels, small desk, dresser, bookshelf, and 3/4 bath (toilet, sink & shower) - Free 40Mbps wifi Internet, TV with USB port (no cable- major networks and local channels only, although cable can be arranged for longer stays if n...Private, detached, furnished guesthouse off 4th Ave, blocks from the University of Arizona & downtown. Simple, clean, and tiny, it stays booked near solid because of the low price for the location. I have just recently started listing here on TripAdvisor, but I've been hosting since 2008 and I'm one of the most established and highly rated hosts in Tucson on other popular rental sites. - Diminutive size makes it best suited for solo travelers without a lot of baggage, or couples for short stays - Comfortable queen bed with ventilated foam mattress topper - Linens, towels, small desk, dresser, bookshelf, and 3/4 bath (toilet, sink & shower) - Free 40Mbps wifi Internet, TV with USB port (no cable- major networks and local channels only, although cable can be arranged for longer stays if necessary). I have a large selection of movies to borrow from. - Mini-fridge with tiny freezer, microwave, toaster oven, coffee-maker, steamer/rice cooker, blender, dishes and a nice gas grill w/side burner outside on the deck - AC with remote, heat & ceiling fan - Nice courtyard with table & chairs - Hot tub privileges for responsible guests - Self-service laundry $2 per load (soap/bleach included) - Please no smoking- we used to accommodate smoking outside on the deck, but have discovered that frequent smokers coming right back in afterward still bring in enough smoke odor that it's sometimes been noticeable by the next guest despite a thorough cleaning. Thank you for understanding. - Please note this guesthouse is tiny: it's just a small bedroom (just large enough to fit all the above) & an attached bath (separated by a curtain). But it has vaulted ceilings and clerestory windows (on the north - great light for an artist) that make it bright & airy. See pictures :) - Check-in time is generally after 5:30, but contact me to let me know when you'll arrive in Tucson, and we might be able to arrange a different time - Check-out time is 11 AM - Sorry but no pets :( I know- I have my own (that's actually been the issue) - HUGE bonus: free bicycle to use while staying here, with basket for groceries from numerous close markets* ...just a really nice place with a quiet and secluded feel in a friendly neighborhood that's blocks from the University and right down the street from the shops, restaurants, and fun of 4th Avenue. IMPORTANT: I don't like to charge the cleaning fees so many other places charge, instead offering you the option of cleaning yourself to avoid a fee. I used to collect a cleaning 'deposit' in cash from each guest, but since the vast majority of guests opt to clean the small space to avoid paying the fee, it's become a bit of a hassle constantly making sure I'm available at both guest check-in and check-out to collect and return the cleaning deposit. So please note the new policy: a cleaning fee of up to $50 will be withheld from the $300 overall 'damage' deposit, if you don't want to clean the property to the very same clean condition as when you arrived. You definitely don't have to clean if you don't want to be bothered with it, you just have the option of saving up to $50 (pretty easily) if you want. You don't have to do the laundry to get your deposit back, but please make the bed with the spare linens and make sure the place is totally clean and 100% ready to go for the next guest, who may be arriving right after you leave. Please make sure you wipe dry the shower, not just rinse it, so there aren't any water spots. Cleaning products are above the shower, and if you run out please let me know so I can bring you more. If you miss something, don't worry- I'm not going to charge you the entire $50 to clean one thing. This is just an option to avoid extra cleaning fees if you're like me, and tend to leave places cleaner than you found them :) Note that Maude, a small rescued poodle mix, lives in my house in front of the studio, and she has access through a pet door to the patio/backyard area. She does not have access inside the guesthouse of course, and is so rarely outside you'll likely never see her. In the unlikely event she happens to be outside when you arrive, she may bark, but she is a sweetheart scaredy-cat and will no doubt then run into my house. But do please make sure you close the gate behind you, or she may later decide to go on a neighborhood walk by herself :) * Also please note the bike is an old single-speed cruiser that's seen younger and better days. Please understand the bike is available for use only at your own risk, and you should examine it thoroughly before each ride to make sure you are comfortable using it. I don't make any effort to inspect the bike regularly, I do not warrant its availability, serviceability, or safety, and I disclaim any and all responsibility for any injury sustained while using it, even in the event of bicycle part failure. All that said, Ol' Bailey may not be beautiful but has been a workhorse for years :)More
House Rules
Bathrooms
Show more
About the Owner
Michael E
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
Interaction with guests
TripAdvisor asks us to describe our level of interaction with guests. In my case that really depends on the guest. The guesthouse is behind my home, but I stay busy, and I've had guests who've booked for a month and who I've barely seen. I've also had guests who I became close friends with and travel to see myself. I enjoy meeting people and I'm happy to show you the nearby downtown area of Tucson if I have time (which I often do). But a lot of guests just want a quiet place to themselves to relax, and I feel this is a great place to do that too. If you are the type that wants to be introduced to things to do in and around Tucson, don't hesitate to ask! :)
Write a ReviewBe one of the first to review
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Washer
Blender
Dryer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Iron
Ceiling Fans
TV
Microwave
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Toaster
Patio
Deck
See more amenities
Availability
May 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
June 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
July 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
August 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
September 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
October 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
View all months
See more rates and fees
Map
About the neighbourhood
I believe this is an ideal location in that it's a quiet, historic residential neighborhood, but a wide variety of entertainment and shopping down 4th Avenue, downtown, and near the University starts just 5 blocks away. That's why I live here myself (this studio rental is in my backyard :)
Getting around
There is a bus stop within 2 blocks, Uber and Lyft are readily available, as well as taxis if you call one. There's a Circle K convenience store 3 blocks away, and a traditional supermarket (Fry's) and health food store (4th Avenue Co-op) are both less than a mile away. Maybe best of all there's a free bicycle (with basket) for you to use- please see full details in the listing description.
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#FKN2224942721