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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.

Keywords: Guest House

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 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.


La Madera Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

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
  • 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
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
Private entrance.


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(21 traveler reviews)

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Adorable 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Centrally Located Guest House
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews

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

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: 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.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: 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!!!!


  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: 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.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Stayed: 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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Cozy and Private

  • 4 of 5

Penny and Dennis were great hosts/landlords. They were both very nice and always available for any issues that might come up, yet they also gave me plenty of privacy. The house was very well stocked with plenty of linens and towels. An unexpected surprise was the additional products they supplied; toilet tissue, paper towels, kleenex, cleaning supplies and laundry detergent. The queen size bed had a memory foam pad on top of a good mattress and was very comfortable. Both of my guests who used the sofa sleeper reported that it was adequate and comfortable. There was a memory foam pad to use with it as well. Plenty of pots and pans and dishes for my use along with several appliances. The neighborhood was quiet and seemed very safe. There was a nice little park a block away; great for morning walks. It was handy to grocery stores, a variety of churches and many restaurants. My overall experience was better than expected and I will certainly put this place on the top of my list for future stays.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a great review. We enjoyed having you and your two guests stay in our guesthouse.You are very considerate renter. we hope the next time you are in Tucson you will stay in our guesthouse.
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Comfortable, private and great central location.

  • 5 of 5

So many times when you travel it's hard to find a place where you can relax and kick up your feet. This property lets you do that. It has all the convenience of home, comfy bed, furniture you can nap in and rest your body after a day of hiking at Mt. Lemmon. Great central location to all of Tucson. Kitchen is well stocked so you can make most anything and a very nice patio to have your morning coffee and watch the morning doves make a nest. The flowers are great too! We will most definitely be using this rental again.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

We give a discount for additional weeks.

Summer second week is $300.
Fall second week is $350.
Winter second week is $500.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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